Snapshots from a pandemic As California slowly reopens in phases at the direction of Gov. Gavin Newsom, store owners keep hope. (Photo courtesy of Brian Johnson, @runningclocks) By: Steph Rodriguez May 6, 2020 Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on RedditShare on PinterestA teriyaki bowl drive-thru readjusts during COVID-19. (Photo courtesy of Brian Johnson)Ginger Elizabeth Chocolates and other businesses on L Street allow in only a few customers at a time. (Photo courtesy of Brian Johnson)Empty, stacked seats are an everyday scene. (Photo courtesy of Brian Johnson)Take-out only at local restaurants that are open. (Photo courtesy of Brian Johnson)Even as more restaurants reopen, it won’t be without safety precautions. (Photo courtesy of Brian Johnson)TOPICS:COVID-19 in SacramentopandemicphotosphotoseriessacramentosmallbusinesssupportlocalrestaurantsOur content is free, but not free to produce If you value our local news, arts and entertainment coverage, become an SN&R supporter with a one-time or recurring donation. Help us keep our reporters at work, bringing you the stories that need to be told. Become a supporter Stay Updated For the latest local news, arts and entertainment, subscribe to our newsletter. We'll tell you the story behind the story.