Gavin Newsom immediately appealed, bringing uncertainty to restaurant owners weighing whether to buy food and schedule staff a week before Christmas amid the possibility that their victory could soon be reversed. The case brought to the court by two San Diego strip clubs handed the biggest victory yet to California businesses fighting public health orders that they say have crippled them economically. County officials requested the hearing to clarify its scope. The county board of supervisors was scheduled to meet Friday in closed session to discuss next steps. San Diego Mayor Todd Gloria said the city was working closely with the state to understand the implications. Some will reopen only for outdoor dining, said Miles Himmel, spokesman for county Supervisor Jim Desmond, who opposes state restrictions.
San Diego appeals court reverses order letting strip clubs, restaurants reopen
Judge rules strip clubs exempt from California restrictions | TheHill
The rules see the closure of indoor dining, bars, salons and other personal services for three weeks. California Gov. County response to judge's ruling: pic. The ruling comes as California broke its records for coronavirus infections and deaths reported in a single day.
Judge rules strip clubs exempt from California restrictions
San Diego County officials also were uncertain about the meaning, but said Wednesday night, Dec. Strip Club Injunction. Currently, restaurants are allowed to only offer take-out food, with no indoor or outdoor dining allowed. The judge said that there was no compelling evidence that allowing restaurants to operate, with health and safety restrictions, adds to the risk of spreading COVID
A California judge has extended an order exempting San Diego strip clubs from state pandemic-related restrictions, a setback for Gov. Gavin Newsom in his efforts to make his orders stick. Gregory Bull, Associated Press file photo. The ruling takes effect immediately. A spokesman for San Diego County says officials are trying to determine what steps to take next.