Ryan, at this point, fans will not be allowed to attend games. Of course, this season it’s all about TV and the money that TV contract generates. That’s why most of the games during the 60-game season will be at night, because the ratings are much better. But I looked through the Rockies’ schedule and I counted 17 day games out 60. That pretty much measures up to a normal season, with day games on Sundays and on get-away days. … [Read more...] about Rockies Mailbag: Will Sam Hilliard or Brendan Rodgers make a big splash in 2020?
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The coronavirus pandemic has created an opening for some of Mr. Miller’s other longstanding policy goals, such as finding a way to quickly deport children who travel to the United States without a parent or other adult. Mr. Miller considered that category of migrants among the most difficult to stop, said one official who had discussed it with him, because the young people are protected legally by substantial due process requirements designed to ensure that deportation would not place them in harm’s way. … [Read more...] about Stephen Miller Has Long Wanted a Public-Health Reason to Close the Border: Report
Highway 80 closed and finally opened early this morning with chain control. Highway 89 near Alpine Meadows closed after an avalanche poured onto the road and hit two vehicles. While crews have pushed the snow to the side of the road, the highway remains closed in case of additional avalanches. … [Read more...] about With a 10-foot snowpack and dry weather ahead, Tahoe is ready for skiers
BLM mural defaced: What’s driving retaliation On July 4, the paint had barely dried on the 165-foot-long Black Lives Matter mural on the street in front of the Wakefield Taylor Courthouse in Martinez when a man and a woman showed up. They dumped black paint on the yellow letters. “This is not happening in my town,” the woman said as she spread the paint with a roller. … [Read more...] about Bay Briefing: Homelessness surging in the suburbs
The Miami region saw a 230% increase in average daily cases from May to June. Like much of the country, the sharp rise has been attributed to more cases among young people who are going out and socializing. Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos Gimenez issued a countywide curfew from 10 p.m. to 6 a.m. just ahead of the July 4 holiday weekend. This week, he ordered restaurants to suspend indoor dining only three weeks after they were allowed to fully reopen. … [Read more...] about Charts show Bay Area’s coronavirus surge vs. hot spots in Arizona, Florida and Texas