The plight of the Roosevelt garnered national headlines after The Chronicle published the desperate letter from former commanding officer Capt. Brett Crozier, who called for a speedy evacuation of the ship to prevent sailors from dying. His efforts, after becoming public, led to his removal from the ship. Shortly thereafter, the then-acting Navy secretary resigned after a controversial speech to the crew in which he bad-mouthed Crozier. … [Read more...] about Despite setbacks, Theodore Roosevelt returns to sea after coronavirus saga
Thursday’s launch was the fifth of an X-37B since the Air Force unveiled the 29-foot-long spacecraft in 2010. Like the manned Space Shuttle, which flew its last mission in 2011, the two Boeing-built X-37Bs—which the Air Force refers to as Orbital Test Vehicles, or OTVs—feature wings and payload bay, and can carry satellites and other equipment into orbit. … [Read more...] about Elon Musk Launches Secret Robot Space Shuttle. No, Seriously.
“People will have fatigue. That’s the biggest one. People will feel completely wiped out after just being out in the sun. People don’t realize just how much it drains you,” Ellis said. “We worry about dehydration. People will start having strain on their kidneys, lower potassium, or you may have lower electrolyte imbalances and that can sometimes can lead to other heart issues, or kidney issues and can certainly cause problems later on.” … [Read more...] about Fatigue, Kidney Issues Are Possible Impacts As People Adjust To First Heat Wave Of 2020
“Cooling centers will save lives, so we have to balance the risk,” Balmes said. “It’s a real issue if we get a heat wave of multiple days in a row and it doesn’t cool down at night. Those are the days where people are facing the most risk. I think they should be opened and enough should be opened so that we don’t pack too many people into one cooling center.” … [Read more...] about Places to cool off during Bay Area heat wave mostly closed, leaving elderly even more vulnerable
The scorching temperatures will continue through Wednesday in the Bay Area and across Northern California, especially in inland locations, according to the National Weather Service. Heat advisories have been issued for interior portions of the Bay Area through Thursday, with temperatures expected to reach into the upper 90s in places like Napa, Concord, Livermore and San Jose. … [Read more...] about Bay Briefing: Haircuts can return to much of California