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Long Beach cuts off gas service to restaurant that refused to shut down patio used for outdoor dining
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Gas service to Long Beach's Restauration was cut off by city officials on Saturday after its owner, Dana Tanner, violated COVID-19 restrictions by repeatedly refusing to shut down her patio being used for outdoor dining.
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Long Beach spokesman Kevin Lee told the Long Beach Post that the city took the step of turning off Restauration’s gas after warning Tanner that they would do so if she continued to stay open against COVID-19 rules.
City officials previously threatened to shut off Tanner’s water if she didn’t comply with the health order, but Tanner told FOX Business that she believes the city resorted to turning off her gas because her water is routed to a neighboring apartment building.