PASADENA (CBSLA) – The cities of Pasadena and Long Beach immediately gave permission for restaurants to resume outdoor dining and hair and nail salons to reopen following the governor’s announcement Monday that California had lifted the regional stay-at-home order due to progress made in combatting the coronavirus.
Both cities announced that all restaurants can resume outdoor dining, and hair, nail and personal care service businesses can also reopen indoor operations.READ MORE: OC Receives More Than 83,000 COVID-19 Vaccine Doses In Single Day
Bars and breweries must remain closed, however, and retail stores can still only operate with 25% capacity. Wineries are permitted to hold outdoor tastings.
Houses of worship can only operate outdoors, both cities said. This differs from Los Angeles County, which last month gave permission for houses of worship to hold indoor services.READ MORE: Stretch Of 5 Freeway In Norwalk Area To Close During Construction
Although they are in Los Angeles County, Pasadena and Long Beach each have their own independent health department.
Movie theaters, museums, galleries and cardrooms can only operate outdoors as well.
On Monday, Gov. Gavin Newsom lifted the regional stay-at-home order – which had been in place since early December — and replaced it with the color-coded tier system. All 11 counties in Southern California are in the purple tier, which is the most restrictive.MORE NEWS: People Making A Difference: Nonprofit Connects Artists With Those In Need
L.A. County has announced that the outdoor dining ban will be lifted beginning Friday, but it also gave permission for hair and nail salons to reopen immediately.