It’s unclear how much the district will spend on new signage, repainted sports fields or gym floors, athletic, band or other uniforms, and other administrative costs. But based on other districts across the country, it could cost San Francisco at least $1 million to rename the 44 school sites and potentially significantly more. … [Read more...] about Washington and Lincoln are out. S.F. school board tosses 44 school names in controversial move
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The Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services gives this example: “a 60-year old couple in Grand Island, Nebraska making $70,000 a year—which is just slightly too much to qualify for Obamacare’s premium subsidy—is faced with paying $38,000, over half of their yearly income, to buy a silver plan with an $11,100 annual maximum out-of-pocket limit.” The numbers simply don’t work. https://www.cms.gov/blog/thank-obamacare-rise-uninsured … [Read more...] about Liz Peek: Trump vs. Biden — 5 reasons why a sane person should vote – again – for Trump
A wet week — with some danger An atmospheric river barreling toward the West Coast brought heavy rains and gusty winds to the Bay Area overnight, increasing the risk of mudslides and flash floods that have already prompted evacuations in some parts of the region. … [Read more...] about Bay Briefing: Wet weather brings its own risks
Where do San Francisco residents move to? A total of 203,292 residents migrated out of San Francisco between 1995 and 2000. Not surprisingly, other Bay Area counties were popular destinations. Here's where some of them went. By California County San Mateo 31,052 Alameda 26,642 Contra Costa 16,306 Los Angeles 11,815 Marin 9,617 Solano 4,470 Sonoma 4,359 San Joaquin 3,984 Sacramento 3,959 San Luis Obispo 2,896 By State California 143,980 Washington 5,189 Texas 4,135 Florida 3,006 Nevada 3,902 Oregon 2,719 Arizona 2,533 Source: San Francisco Planning and Urban Research Association, using U.S. Census Bureau data. The Chronicle … [Read more...] about Lots of toddlers, fewer school-age kids in S.F.
This is why the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists announced Wednesday that the hands of the iconic Doomsday Clock remain at 100 seconds to midnight -- as close to the end of humanity as the clock has ever been. The temptation, of course, in a dark hour is to cling to even the faintest signs of light and hope. And the truth is that there are some encouraging signs now emerging. However, we continue to teeter at the brink and moving the Clock away from midnight would provide false hope at a time when urgent action is what is needed. … [Read more...] about The most dangerous situation humanity has ever faced