OCEANSIDE, Calif. (AP) — A Southern California man arrested last weekend for reopening his gym is back in business again in violation of local coronavirus health orders.
Lou Uridel acknowledged Thursday he could get arrested again but vowed to keep the doors open at his Metroflex Gym in Oceanside, north of San Diego.
His arrest Sunday may be the first for a business owner in California for defying a health order. In most other cases, an owner has been warned.
Sometimes they are cited. California is now letting some counties with a low infection rate reopen more businesses than allowed under the state stay-at-home order.
But gyms are not yet allowed to reopen anywhere.
- TJ Maxx, Marshalls, Home Goods to reopen most stores by end of June
- San Jose cooling centers reopen for last day of heat wave
- Woman tells police she ‘has COVID-19,’ spits at cop to ‘infect him so he dies’
- Newsfeed Now Coronavirus: ‘Facts Not Fear’ morning update – May 28, 2020
- VIDEO: People loot Minneapolis Target in wake of George Floyd protests