Santa Barbara has shut its main downtown road, State Street, to cars. Now, people are walking while keeping their distance, and restaurants are expanding dining rooms onto the sidewalks. LA County officials are considering a similar move.
Sidewalk dining in Santa Barbara, Long Beach
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Santa Barbara is moving the dining room to the sidewalk. Will LA follow?
In Santa Barbara, hungry locals have returned to restaurants. Most are sitting outside in the fresh air, though eating inside is an option too.
LA County Supervisors want dine-in restaurants, hair salons to reopen soon
Long Beach and Santa Barbara are reopening restaurants for outdoor dining.