The Path Forward: Lessons learned, SF's journey ahead 1 year into the COVID-19 pandemic

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Friday, April 23, 2021
The path forward for San Francisco's downtown
ABC7 insider Phil Matier asks the tough questions and finds out what the future is for San Francisco's downtown as people return to work.

SAN FRANCISCO (KGO) -- It's been one year since most Bay Area counties went into lockdown due to the coronavirus pandemic. Now the vaccination effort is in full swing and the future is on everyone's mind.

As more people get vaccinated and cases begin to drop -- we want to know, what's next for San Francisco's downtown? This week, ABC7 insider Phil Matier talks to officials and takes a look at the path forward for businesses and what community leaders are doing to get ready for people to comeback.


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