SAN FRANCISCO (KPIX 5) — From small neighborhood bakeries to big-box grocery stores, large numbers of Bay Area customers Tuesday continued to wear face masks even though they were no longer required by state law.
On the first day of California’s reopening after pandemic restrictions, it appeared the overwhelming majority of customers continued to wear masks.
“In spite of the fact that I’m fully vaccinated and because there are variants out there, I think I’d want to play it on the safe side,” said Becky Gil as she waited in a line of masked customers outside the ever-popular Peter’s Bakery in East San Jose.
The bakery posted a sign at the door explaining that vaccinated customers were no longer required to wear a mask when entering the store. Nonetheless, every customer in the line that stretched halfway down the block continue…