The subject of car parades had become a bit of a lightning rod among residents in recent weeks.
When asked about it during a virtual town hall meeting on Sunday, May 17, Santa Clara County Counsel James Williams explained that the public health order bans all travel deemed "nonessential." Williams acknowledged, however, that activities such as car parades carry a lower level of health risk due to their inherent social distancing.
The updated order, while modestly scaling back the rules, still preserves the broad requirement to stay at home.
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