Photos show an empty California on ‘stay at home’ coronavirus order

Photos show an empty California on 'stay at home' coronavirus order

The state of California, normally full of sun bathers and wilderness explorers, restaurant goers and entertainment venue attendees, is empty.

On Thursday, California governor Gavin Newsom issued a state-wide “stay at home” order to slow the spread of the new coronavirus

CA is issuing a statewide, mandatory STAY AT HOME order.

Those that work in critical sectors should go to work. Grocery stores, pharmacies, banks and more will stay open.

We need to meet this moment and flatten the curve together.

Go to to learn more.

— Gavin Newsom (@GavinNewsom) March 20, 2020

That has meant that some of the state’s most iconic places — from Lombard Street in San Francisco to Rodeo Drive in Los Angeles — are eerily quiet. Read more…

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