Corona New Mexico Village Hall.
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After leaving Las Cruces and driving to Tularosa, I headed north through the sagebrush, juniper, creosote and what might have been skunkbush sumac, Mexican poppies or yellow-flower purslane. Mayor San Seely: “I’m always proud of the people in Corona; everybody’s not so much following the mandates from the governor. Everybody’s really been looking out for each other. Social distancing is kind of the norm for us.' Corona has 4 businesses, all weathering the change as well as could be expected, but the café seemed to be suffering: breakfast and lunchtimes bustle with traffic, old-timers telling stories for hours over endless cups of coffee, villagers stopping in for enchiladas on their lunch break. Since the COVID-19 outbreak, business has been down 80%.