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Neighbors Step Up to Help One Restaurant Worker Out of Work Since Pandemic Began

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Victor Moreno, 55, stands in a socially distanced line to receive food at Street Level Health Project in Oakland's Fruitvale neighborhood on Sept. 1, 2020. 'If I was insecure or a little shocked in the morning, I'm not anymore,' Moreno said. 'They put a smile on my face and food in my belly.' (Farida Jhabvala Romero/KQED)

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Neighbors Step Up to Help One Restaurant Worker Out of Work Since Pandemic Began

The restaurant industry has been hard hit during the pandemic, losing nearly 400,000 jobs in the state since March. As some businesses reopen, those workers are competing for fewer positions. Victor Moreno is one restaurant worker finding unexpected support from people in his neighborhood.
Reporter: Farida Jhabvala Romero, KQED

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