"My guess is people are starting to get that we can’t do what we did in May and expect for things to get better," he said. "People are beginning to recognize this is going to be a long haul. We’re in the second inning of a nine-inning game. I would not be surprised if with interventions, we start to see things get better by August, not dramatically better, but a little better, that we’ll stop seeing these dramatic increases that are just devastating." … [Read more...] about Coronavirus cases in California are surging: When will the spike end?
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Chan, who was assigned to the San Francisco International Airport bureau and worked as a K-9 handler, was arrested at SFO in the early morning hours of April 10, booked into jail and released later that day after posting $100,000 bail. San Mateo County District Attorney Stephen Wagstaffe at the time said Chan was arrested on suspicion of forcible rape and domestic violence, with the alleged incidents occurring between Dec. 24 and April 1. … [Read more...] about No charges for SFPD officer arrested for rape, domestic violence
Oakland officials — including former Assistant Chief Paul Figueroa — were alerted in 2013 to the problems posed by the inquiry, according to emails sent by the woman who was denied the position and her friend, a California police captain who was advocating on her behalf. Figueroa was one of three chiefs forced to step down in 2016 amid a wide-ranging sexual misconduct scandal. … [Read more...] about Oakland police applicants asked to allow disclosure of whether they were sexually assaulted
In a statement by wildlife conservation group Project Coyote, advocates said the majority of supervisors dismissed the “will of the public” and the that the vote authorizes federal officials to “use public dollars to kill thousands of wild animals in the cruelest ways imaginable at the behest of private ranchers.” … [Read more...] about Animal activists slam Mendocino County supervisors for renewing contract to kill livestock predators
But robots can lower the demand for labor. At the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences in Little Rock, workers used to spend six hours per day prepping grab-and-go salads in the 24-hour cafe, said Tonya Johnson, the school’s director of nutrition services. But two years ago, the campus installed a Sally, which now makes an average of 40 salads per day. Sally allowed the school to eliminate a vacancy in its cooking staff, Johnson said. … [Read more...] about Demand For Robot Cooks Rises As Kitchens Combat COVID-19