Social distance and curbside pick up become the norm as more businesses reopen

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Sporting masks, customers of The Acorn Store in Santa Monica pick up their purchases curbside. Under phase two of the state’s reopening plan, several non-essential businesses, including toy stores, could serve guests. Photo credit: Heather Hamilton.

The first weekend of eased coronavirus restrictions lined up with Mother’s Day, one of the biggest flower-buying holidays of the year. Florists saw a boom as customers ordered arrangements for the holiday. Other businesses reopened for the first time in months and served a steady stream of customers taking advantage of curbside pickup.