CBS News is chronicling what has changed for the lives of residents across the nation in 2020 amid the coronavirus pandemic.
Spring and summer in San Francisco are typically the busiest seasons of the year for Stephanie Mufson.
Her small business, Parade Guys works with a group of 30 to 40 contractors to create floats and large displays for many of the parades in Northern California. A team of painters, builders, and sculptors would typically be producing floats for events like the San Francisco Pride parade or Fourth of July celebrations.
Since large outdoor festivals are being cancelled and celebrations are moving to virtual formats, independent workers who rely heavily on seasonal events are now searching for new ways to make