Newsom warns of more coronavirus restrictions and enforcement ahead of July 4 weekend

A bicyclist rides past a mural in Los Angeles.
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Lisa and Todd Smith of El Dorado Hills, Calif., in Huntington Beach on Wednesday.
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Gov. Gavin Newsom on Wednesday ordered tougher restrictions on indoor activities for most of the state, marking a major step backward in the reopening and an attempt to slow an alarming rise of the coronavirus in 19 counties.

The governor took action to halt visits to indoor restaurants, bars, wineries and tasting rooms, entertainment centers, movie theaters, zoos, museums and card rooms for the next three weeks in Los Angeles, Riverside, Ventura, Orange, San Bernardino and Sacramento counties and other regions hit hard by the virus.

Jesus Segura, right, serves customers at the Original Pantry in downtown Los Angeles on Wednesday.
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Pedro Armenta cleans menus at Du-par’s restaurant at the Original Farmers Market in Los Angeles.
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Jose Mlgar cuts a piece of pie for a customer at Du-par's restaurant.
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Martin Tario, who co-owns Du-par's with his wife, Frances, covers up "dine in" on a sign at the restaurant.
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Christopher Gonzalez, along with other employees at Guerrilla Taco, wears protective gear.
Christopher Gonzalez, along with other employees at Guerrilla Taco, wears protective gear as the restaurant opens for dine-in service on Wednesday.
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A man jogs in downtown Los Angeles.
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George Vouzou works out at Venice Beach on Tuesday.
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Isiah Hilt gets air while doing tricks in Venice Beach on Tuesday.
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Venice Beach on Tuesday.
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David Ruiz of Compton plays football a Venice Beach on Tuesday.
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From left, Adan Gutierrez, Ramon Ayala, Vicente Fernandez and Chris Hernandez outside the Grand Central Market in downtown Los Angeles on Tuesday.
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Bob Thatcher, 74, in downtown Los Angeles on Tuesday.
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Santee Alley in the Garment District in downtown Los Angeles Tuesday.
Shoppers in Santee Alley in the Garment district in downtown Los Angeles on Tuesday.
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Learning to surf in San Clemente on Tuesday.
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Jaden Veal, 7, and his father, James Veal, of Hawthorne purchase fireworks.
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From left, Daniela Valenzuela, 4; mother Lorena, 38; sister Sofia, 6; sister Camila, 9; and father Cesar, 41, at the Santa Monica Pier on Monday.
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Bartender Christina Flintland serves drinks at Elvie's Public House in Covina.
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Bella Nousiainen, left, and daughter Helmi Nousiainen at the Santa Monica Pier.
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