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California's big reopening: What changes — and what doesn't — on June 15?

Original post made on Jun 10, 2021

Gov. Gavin Newsom promised business as usual, but there could be exceptions to everyday life returning to normal. Here are questions and answers to clear up confusion.

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Posted by Petra Karenter
a resident of Professorville
on Jun 10, 2021 at 5:40 pm

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I think I’ll celebrate at the French Laundry! Newsom’s response to the Wuhan Lab Leak pandemic has been overbearing, manipulative and cynical — at least compared to states like Texas and Florida (but not as bad as Andrew Cupmo’s NY). Many small businesses suffered as a result of his edicts. It would not surprise me at all if he finds ways to continue to control people’s behavior even after June 15th.

Posted by Bystander
a resident of Another Palo Alto neighborhood
on Jun 10, 2021 at 5:47 pm

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Santa Clara County has not chimed in on this yet. I am waiting with bated breath.

Posted by Jane
a resident of Ventura
on Jun 10, 2021 at 9:18 pm

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Newsom won't cancel the state of emergency that allows him unlimited powers. Midterm elections are coming up as is the annual autumn rise in all respiratory viruses.

There is a better than 50% chance that Newsom will do another switcheroo and impose some kind of lockdown which will "coincidentally" suppress gatherings ahead of the election (eg rallies for the opposition). Please keep the recall pressure on! Right now it's the only way we can send a message.

We also need a ballot initiative to impose time limits on emergency powers at the state and county levels with a requirement to renew periodically by vote (by the legislature is most practical).

Newsom, Cody and their successors should never again be allowed to have infinite power with no time limits.

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