Barber poles go dark, chairs empty in mandated shutdown

Danny Moore, owner of the Plaza Barber Shop in Ontario, gives Lowell Davis of Fruitland a haircut. Moore’s business is currently closed due to state orders. (The Enterprise/Pat Caldwell)

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ONTARIO – Over 11 years, Danny Moore learned a lot about his community.

Since the day he opened Plaza Barbershop on Southwest Fourth Avenue, Moore had a good seat to observe and listen to local folks.

He’s heard tall tales and hard truths. He’s . . .