Business, interrupted: Ontario merchants adapt as COVID changes everything

Christopher, a volunteer at Project DOVE's Unique Boutique in downtown Ontario, squeegees the windows. The shop has a tentative reopening date of Monday, May 11, and will request that customers wear a mask. (The Enterprise/Yadira Lopez)

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ONTARIO – It was 12:25 on a Saturday afternoon in downtown Ontario and if you needed a parking spot, you had plenty of options.

The strip of South Oregon Street is dotted with everything from restaurants . . .