California is lifting the current regional stay-at-home orders for the entire state Monday. More details are expected later today.
Prior to that, restaurants in California, like the ones in South Lake Tahoe, operated with more limitations than those that are just a short distance across the border in Nevada. Even though COVID-19 restrictions were eased in Greater Sacramento, which included Tahoe’s western shores on Jan. 12, the contrasting mandates between the two states have brought a mix of expectations from visitors.
One restaurant owner on the California border shares what it's like to balance the needs of serving communities across state lines.