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Rolling Blades bus rethinks barbershop appointments

Jan. 16, 2021 12:06 PM EST

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Dymond Rudd has only been to the barber twice in his life. Cutting his own hair was a way to save his single mother money on barbershop visits growing up — even if he ended up with patches in his head. By the time he opened his Fountain City barbershop in late 2019, his only...

Ken Towns receives a first dose of Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine from UC Davis Health on Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2021, in Sacramento, Calif. (AP Photo/Noah Berger, Pool)

California lifts stay-home order for Sacramento region

Jan. 12, 2021 11:56 PM EST

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California lifted a stay-at-home order in the 13-county Sacramento region on Tuesday as hospital conditions improved, a rare turn of good news as the state pushes through what Gov. Gavin Newsom called “its most intense surge” of the coronavirus. The order imposed...

Pastor, barber sees spiritual, financial impact of pandemic

Dec. 20, 2020 12:02 AM EST

BOONEVILLE, Miss. (AP) — Since first opening its doors nearly 17 years ago, Robert Jackson’s barbershop, Bo-Lee’s Styles & Cuts, has never been quieter. Before COVID-19, Jackson, known to most as Bobby or Bo-Lee, would see people come in the shop just to hang out and crack jokes. Now,...

Two men wearing face masks to prevent the spread of the coronavirus walk past a giant mural by Greek street artist iNO depicting the eyes of Leonardo da Vinci's Mona Lisa, in Athens, Thursday, Dec. 10, 2020. The government said it will maintain core lockdown measures through the Christmas holidays, acknowledging that month long restrictions have not reduced COVID-19 cases to the extent it had hoped for. (AP Photo/Petros Giannakouris)

Greeks face lockdown Christmas, but with books and tidy hair

Dec. 11, 2020 10:32 AM EST

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — The bulk of Greece's lockdown measures will remain in place over the Christmas period although bookshops and hairdressers can reopen next week and the quarantine on people entering the country will be relaxed, authorities said Friday. All other retail stores, entertainment venues,...

Colorado governor sued over race-based COVID-19 relief aid

Dec. 9, 2020 1:36 PM EST

DENVER (AP) — A Colorado Springs barbershop owner has sued the governor in relation to roughly $4 million in coronavirus relief designated for minority-owned small businesses, claiming the funding is unconstitutional and the race-based requirement should be removed. Locals Barbershop owner Etienne Hardre,...

Black men's organization hosts COVID-19 relief events

Dec. 6, 2020 12:01 AM EST

AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — Aware of the devastating and disproportionate impact COVID-19 is having on the Black community, the local chapter of a prominent Black men’s group is helping with resources like masks and hand sanitizer, where to seek financial relief and also the opportunity to join an...

Rodeo Drive has less cars and pedestrians doing holiday shopping this year due to the coronavirus pandemic, Thursday, Dec. 3, 2020, in Beverly Hills, Calif. With coronavirus cases surging at a record pace, California Gov. Gavin Newsom announced a new stay-at-home order Thursday and said if people don't comply the state's hospitals will be overwhelmed with infected patients. (AP Photo/Pamela Hassell)

Southern California, San Joaquin Valley under restrictions

Dec. 5, 2020 9:59 PM EST

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Faced with a dire shortage of hospital beds, health officials announced Saturday the vast region of Southern California and a large swath of the Central Valley will be placed under a sweeping new lockdown in an urgent attempt to slow the rapid rise of coronavirus cases. The California...

People walk near the Versace boutique on Rodeo Drive, decorated for the holidays amid the coronavirus pandemic, Monday, Nov. 30, 2020, in Beverly Hills, Calif. The three-week

California gloom: Virus cases spiral, new closures imminent

Dec. 3, 2020 9:26 PM EST

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — With coronavirus cases surging at a record pace, California Gov. Gavin Newsom announced a new stay-at-home order Thursday and said if people don't comply the state's hospitals will be overwhelmed with infected patients. Newsom's latest effort to keep people from gathering with...

People wearing face masks walk past as barber Matthew Jones stands inside his temporarily closed 'Sharpes Barbers' whilst putting up Christmas lights in the front windows in readiness for when he will be allowed to reopen for business when England's second coronavirus lockdown is due to end on December 2, on Broadway Market in Hackney, east London, Tuesday, Nov. 17, 2020. Small businesses around the world are fighting for survival amid the economic fallout from the coronavirus pandemic. Whether they make it will affect not just local economies but the fabric of communities.(AP Photo/Matt Dunham)

On London street, virus forces small shops to adapt or close

Nov. 30, 2020 2:32 AM EST

LONDON (AP) — In late October, Matthew Jones was enjoying a rare “bit of normality” at his London barber shop in a year that has been short on that. He was cutting hair and laughing with colleagues — when the news landed that the business would have to close for the second time. Jones,...