About that recovery and so-called new normal


Gov. Gavin Newsom’s announcement that retailers up and down the state could reopen for curbside pickup did little to elicit cheers from the local small-business community.
Hard to blame them.
For starters, many big-box stores and national chains have already been offering the service throughout the shutdown, and they’re the same stores now poised to take advantage of this new way of doing business, thanks to well-funded and well-developed online and mobile shopping systems.
But what about the mo...

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