A local barber at the center of a high-profile fight over COVID restrictions has just had his license suspended by the state – and says he would take the same position once again.
Juan Desmarais, owner of Primo’s Barbershop in Vacaville, said the California Board of Barbering and Cosmetology sent him a letter saying his hairdressing and establishment licenses were permanently revoked, effective March 25.
The state says the move comes after it repeatedly defied a public health order in the spring by staying open when its store should have been closed. NBC Bay Area spoke to him several times during his fight.
“I find it very unconstitutional, it’s not necessary,” Desmarais said. “As we move forward in this pandemic, more Obviously the state is fighting for small businesses and letting big box stores stay open and the …
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