Although things are starting to return to normal as of June 15th (see blog post), loosened alcohol sales and consumption laws will remain in effect for the remainder of 2021.
For those with children at home, California may reopen schools as early as July. Schools will not be fully functional as there will be major changes to physical education classes and recess at schools, as well as processes to deeply clean and sanitize schools, parks and playgrounds to keep infection rates down. The certainty of this decision is low, however, as this comes at a time where the stay at home order has been extended statewide to May 15th for larger communities such as LA and the Bay Area.
Governor Newsom’s decision to reopen schools and the economy is still being decided, where he officially asked the media to check in in mid-May. His decision will be based on six factors: