Oakland Businesses Prepare for June 15 Reopening – NBC Bay Area

California’s reopening is inching closer.

With June 15 approaching, Bay Area businesses are preparing to implement new rules and those rules will be new to some activities we haven’t done in a while.

NBC Bay Area’s Cheryl Hurd talked to several business owners in Oakland on Thursday night and many are getting ready for June 15 and a lot of them are taking it slow.

Oakland’s Grand Lake Theatre has been open for only two weeks.

New movies are out, and people can’t wait to see them on the big screen after COVID-19 forced theatre’s to close for more than a year.

“The most important thing is to be back in the cinemas and sharing film with an audience,” said Oakland resident Rod Armstrong.

An audience who has to wear and mask and reserve seating which is six feet apart from people you don’t know.

Allen Michaan, the owner of Grand Lake Theatre said the rules won’t change much next Tuesday.

“I’m not going to…

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