The public can now see images of the historic San Francisco shipwreck the SS City of Rio de Janeiro for the first time since the ship sank 113 years ago in the city’s worst maritime disaster, often called the “Bay Area’s Titanic.” The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) released three-dimensional sonar maps and images of the steamship that struck rocks near the Golden Gate Bridge on Feb. 22, 1901. The accident marked a heavy loss with 128 of the ship’s total 210 passengers and crew dying in the wreck, according to a press release from the NOAA. … [Read more...] about First images of historic San Francisco shipwreck revealed
He is the only player in the top 10 in career 3-point percentage who has averaged more than 15.4 points. Though most other great 3-point shooters are bench players who get on the floor solely to hit the occasional 3, Curry is a distance shooter whose proficiency from beyond the arc is only part of an offensive repertoire that includes midrange jumpers, scoop shots and high number of foul shots. … [Read more...] about Steph Curry will shatter the NBA record for 3-pointers. Can anyone top him?
12:15 p.m. Biden says intel brief ‘not critical’ right now: President-election Joe Biden said Tuesday that while President Trump is denying him the classified intelligence briefings typically afforded to incoming presidents, he sees no need to file a legal case to get the information. “Access to classified information is useful,” he told reporters, but added the nation has “one president at a time.” “It would be nice to have it but it’s not critical,” he said. “We’re going to proceed exactly as we have.” Biden, having been vice president, is intimately familiar with the world’s hot spots, relationships and intelligence issues. He also said his team has sufficient money to conduct the transition activities it needs, despite Trump’s denial of government funding that is supposed to ease that transition and provide interaction with agency officials. “We don’t see anything slowing us down,” … [Read more...] about 2020 Election Live Updates: Electoral College cements Biden’s win as nation’s 46th president
The ride-hailing company Zimmer co-founded is ready to sit down with unions — the folks who raised almost $20 million to try to defeat Prop. 22, which they called exploitative of workers — “to build a stronger safety net for workers,” he said. “Prop. 22 settled the question of driver independence, but we know there is more work to be done.” … [Read more...] about Lyft plans next gig-work move: making peace with unions that opposed Proposition 22
Davenport lions: Katharina Pierini, a lion expert, has located a wildlife corridor near Davenport on the Santa Cruz County coast where her trail cam has captured more than 100 photos of mountain lions, bobcats and foxes. One of the best, a mug of a lion at point-blank range, showed up last week. In a night shot, the trail cam captures a lion perched and roaring, where sabertooth-like fangs are silhouetted against the night's blackness. … [Read more...] about Trail cams capture candid, unexpected shots of wildlife