This is the big day. As dawn broke Tuesday, California officially reopened…and poof, physical distancing, capacity restrictions and color-coded tier charts we’ve become begrudgingly used to just disappeared. As of now, state law no longer requires vaccinated people to wear masks in indoor public settings. But not everyone is stoked.
Seeing unmasked people feels like a victory to me every time I pass them on the street. But I still keep my mask on, out of some nebulous combined sense of concern for others who may be immunocompromised, and a feeling that ‘Hey, this is probably all going to end