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Vacaville Barber Plans To Sell Shop After Licenses Get Revoked

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VACAVILLE (CBS13) — Juan Desmarais, the owner of Primo’s Barbershop in Vacaville, is just weeks away from being banned from cutting hair in the state of California.

“I don’t know how the suspension turned into revocation but it did,” Desmarais said.

The Solano County small business owner says he got a letter in the mail from the State Board of Barbering and Cosmetology last month, telling him both his establishment and barber licenses will be revoked, effective March 25th.

Desmarais has been vocal about staying open defying public health orders over the past several months, keeping his shop open for his barbers to keep their jobs and provide for their families.

He says he’s even gone to court to try to keep his licenses but lost.

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State Revokes Vacaville Barber’s License After He Broke Health Orders in Protest

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A local barber at the center of a high-profile fight over COVID-19 restrictions has just had his license suspended by the state — and says he would take the same stand all over again.

Juan Desmarais, owner of Primo’s Barbershop in Vacaville, said the California Board of Barbering and Cosmetology sent him a letter saying that both his barber and establishment licenses have been permanently revoked, effective March 25.

The state says the move comes after he repeatedly defied a public health order in the spring by staying open when his shop should have been shut down. NBC Bay Area spoke with him several times as his fight unfolded.

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Vacaville barbershop owner speaks out about Gov. Newsom’s COVID-19 orders

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VACAVILLE, Calif. (KTXL) – Barbering and cosmetology guidelines were released Monday by industry officials following Governor Gavin Newsom’s approval for barbers and salons to offer services outdoors.

“Look, I was a Marine, I was a law enforcement officer and I’m just an American. And it’s un-American to be afraid, live in fear. We’re not going to be told what to do,” said Juan Demarais, the owner of Primo’s Barbershop in downtown Vacaville.

When the governor initially ordered all salons and barbershops to close, Demarais’ shop stayed open.

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