Beverly Hills Businesses Respond to City Fines
Posted Thursday, July 30, 2020 - 7:32 pm
By Samuel Braslow
As California grapples with a rise in COVID-19 case numbers, the City of Beverly Hills has been issuing administrative citations to individuals and businesses that run afoul of health rules meant to stem the spread of the virus. But some of the businesses cited by the City say that Beverly Hills has perhaps gone too far in penalizing them during economically uncertain times.
“If anyone ever comes in the store, it’s a miracle,” said Dominique Zoida, who co-owns the new Italian leather goods store Benheart on South Santa Monica Boulevard. Zoida has turned to Instagram Live to showcase the store’s wares remotely. “That’s how I actually stay in business,” he told the Courier.
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