Tim Seiger was preparing to start a big project at Angel Stadium of Anaheim in mid-March when California announced a statewide shutdown to combat the coronavirus.
His gig ground to a halt, indefinitely.
The 42-year-old isn’t a groundskeeper or construction worker.
He makes signs.
The Placentia resident’s company, Ultimate Design, was partnering with another firm to wrap bars and suites in the ballpark with lettering in anticipation of Opening Day. And now the Angels wouldn’t let anyone in the building.
For about a week, as other clients quickly called off projects, jobs slowed down. Seiger prepared for the worst.
But in a proverbial sign of the times, the life-altering COVID-19 pandemic — and its many demands on human behavior — came with a great need: for signs. And lots of them.
Flags and awnings and lawn signs now sway in front of businesses where there weren’t any before. Arrows placed