List: Los Altos retail shops operating during coronavirus shutdown

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Linden Tree Books is closed, but the Los Altos business is offering online ordering.

The following, compiled with help from the city of Los Altos, the Los Altos Village Association, the Los Altos Chamber of Commerce and Los Altos Property Owners Downtown, is a list of Los Altos businesses that are closed for in-person traffic but that offer some services amid the coronavirus scare, which has forced the Santa Clara County Public Health Department and the state of California to issue shelter-in-place orders. 

#LosAltosStrong: Resources for local businesses trying to manage

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State of Mind manager and bartender Victor Becerra helps a customer with her lunch order Friday afternoon. The pizzeria is offering curbside pickup during the coronavirus shutdown.

With no certain end to the statewide stay-at-home order first issued March 19, governments and business-minded organizations are stepping up to help small business owners triumph over challenges they didn’t anticipate, like convincing customers to try new services and reinventing the roles of some employees to keep paychecks flowing. 

Los Altos fitness studios stream for students as they stay indoors

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Pedestrians walk their dog by Alkalign Studios on First Street in Los Altos March 20. With Bay Area and statewide orders imposing shelter-in-place mandates, the fitness studio has taken to streaming classes online.

Updated March 24 at 12 p.m.

The Town Crier is checking in on businesses across town impacted by the county's shelter-in-place order announced Monday (March 16) due to the novel coronavirus. This is the fourth and final part of the series; it focuses on local fitness studios and gyms.

With Gov. Gavin Newsom announcing a statewide shelter in place without an end date in sight the evening of March 19, those already under the Bay Area-wide order enacted two days prior may be more concerned than they were about when life will revert to normal.

Some retailers close their doors, others create online services during shelter-in-place order

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Children shop in Linden Tree bookstore during happier times. The State Street shop is currently shuttered, but employees are using social media to post book readings and information about things to do with kids to keep them preoccupied during the coronavirus pandemic.
Updated March 24 at 1 p.m.
  

The Town Crier is checking in on businesses across town impacted by the county's shelter-in-place order announced Monday (March 16) due to the novel coronavirus. This is the third part of the series; it focuses on Los Altos merchandisers. 

List: Los Altos restaurants operating during coronavirus shutdown

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Larry Chu Jr., far left, hands a to-go order to a Chef Chu's customer Friday afternoon. The Los Altos restaurant plans to debut a curbside pickup service Wednesday (3/18).

The following, compiled with help from the city of Los Altos, the Los Altos Village Association, the Los Altos Chamber of Commerce and Los Altos Property Owners Downtown, is a list of Los Altos restaurants that remain open for various services like delivery and curbside pickup amid the coronavirus scare, which has forced the Santa Clara County Public Health Department to issue an order suspending dine-in service. 

List: Mountain View restaurants operating during coronavirus shutdown

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An employee of Umai in downtown Mountain View helps a customer with his to-go order Friday afternoon. The Castro Street restaurant is currently open for takeout 11:30 a.m. to 8 p.m.

The following, courtesy of the Mountain View Chamber of Commerce and Downtown Business Association, is a list of Mountain View restaurants that remain open for various services like delivery and curbside pickup amid the coronavirus scare, which has forced the Santa Clara County Public Health Department to issue an order suspending dine-in service. 


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