Photo Gallery: Checking in with local hotspots

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Justin Downes

A sign on Princeton Ave. in Moorpark alerts people to social distancing measures during the coronavirus pandemic on May 13, 2020.

With the unprecedented events of COVID-19, many people are feeling the longing for the outdoors and social activity. Due to the lockdown measures in California, many popular destinations for locals to spend free time, are now closed. This includes parks, malls, restaurants, shopping centers, movie theaters and skate parks.

Recently, multiple Moorpark Reporter staff members have documented these locations through photos. While many are staying home for the sake of health, here are what a few local destinations and what they look like during the lockdown.

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  • All non-essential locations, including skate parks, remain closed to the community in hopes to stop of the spread of COVID-19 on Thursday, May 7, Camarillo, Calif.

  • A parking lot at Cal State Northridge remains empty during the COVID-19 pandemic, on Thursday, May 15, in Northridge, Calif.

  • The Northridge mall welcomes no customers during the COVID-19 pandemic, on Friday, May 16.

  • The Janss Marketplace remains empty during the Stay-At-Home order in California on Wednesday, May 13, in Thousand Oaks, Calif.

  • The Janss Marketplace remains empty during the Stay-At-Home order in California on Wednesday, May 13, in Thousand Oaks, Calif.

  • The Oaks mall remains empty during the Stay-At-Home order in California on Wednesday, May 13, in Thousand Oaks, Calif.

  • The Oaks mall remains empty during the Stay-At-Home order in California on Wednesday, May 13, in Thousand Oaks, Calif.

  • The Westlake Promenade remains empty during the Stay-At-Home order in California on Wednesday, May 13, in Westlake, Calif.

  • The Westlake Promenade remains empty during the Stay-At-Home order in California on Wednesday, May 13, in Westlake, Calif.

  • The Edwards Cinemas remains closed in Camarillo, Calif. on Thursday, May 7, with the marquee displaying the message: "Coming Soon, Fresh Popcorn Smell, and Great Movies to Watch."

  • The Camarillo Premium Outlets appear deserted during quarantine on Thursday, May 7, in Camarillo, Calif. The once crowded outlets, have now been shut down to the public to practice social distancing.

  • The Camarillo Premium Outlets appear deserted during quarantine on Thursday, May 7, in Camarillo, Calif. The once crowded outlets, have now been shut down to the public to practice social distancing.

  • The High Street Arts Center in Moorpark remains closed during the COVID-19 pandemic on May 13.

  • The playground at Campus Park in Moorpark is surrounded with caution tape during the COVID-19 pandemic on Wednesday, May 13.

  • Customers keep their distance while waiting to enter Trader Joe's during the COVID-19 pandemic on Wednesday, May 13, in Simi Valley, Calif.

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