We Need to Fight to Make Sure Our New Normal Is a Better Normal—Coachella Valley Independent Daily Digest: May 8, 2020

For my friend Matt, it was the permanent closure of Souplantation/Sweet Tomatoes—a restaurant where he had his first job—that made him fully realize the world we knew in early March was gone forever. “I actually cried a few times yesterday, and it’s not just over big-chunk chicken-noodle soup and focaccia bread,” Matt wrote on Twitter. […]