‘It’s my only job’: San Francisco restaurant, salon workers face layoffs as stay-at-home order begins

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SAN FRANCISCO (KGO) — Many San Francisco businesses will be shutting down or pivoting when the new stay-at-home order begins Sunday night. It’s hitting local restaurants especially hard.

It was a last chance for soccer fans to cheer on their team outside their favorite North Beach San Francisco bar.

Alex and Fara were toasting the holidays, with one last outdoor brunch.

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“We’re trying to enjoy the last few minutes of eating outside before lockdown,” said Alex Villafuerte.

San Francisco’s new stay-at-home order starts at 10 p.m. Sunday. It’s happening due to a surge of new COVID-19 cases and it’s expected to get worse.

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