MINNEAPOLIS—Hours after a now-fired Minneapolis cop was charged with murder in the death of 46-year-old George Floyd on Friday, protests exploded in major U.S. cities across the country, with demonstrators demanding that all police officers involved be brought to justice—fast. … [Read more...] about ‘Whatever It Takes’: Protests Against Police Brutality Surge Again Across U.S.
“The president sees attacks on the police as an attack on a key constituency,” said a current senior Trump administration official. “He sees his strong support for police officers...as a core part of who he is as a winner...I’ve heard him say several times [in recent months] things like, ‘I will never abandon our police. Joe Biden will.’” … [Read more...] about Trump Fears The Minnesota Chaos Makes Him Look Weak
But what does 30 feet look like on a city street, and how can you judge the distance accurately? The graphic above shows that 30 feet is equivalent to the length of ten average city sidewalk squares, or about 12 to 14 strides. It’s also the length of a San Francisco cable car. … [Read more...] about San Francisco’s ‘30-foot rule’: This graphic visualizes when you need to pull on a mask
“For nearly 40 years, Comedy Day has brought together America’s funniest comedians to perform in our beloved park for free to celebrate the joy of laughter,” says Durst. “Especially during these difficult times, it is important that we remember to laugh and enjoy each other through laughter. We are thrilled to bring back some of these classics from the park in honor of Golden Gate Park’s 150th anniversary.” … [Read more...] about Laugh Out Loud, literally! Join us for Comedy Day Classics from Golden Gate Park
The initiative would effectively exclude commercial and industrial land owners from part of a landmark 1978 ballot measure that caps the rate of increase on property taxes for homes, businesses and all other land. Currently, after a property is purchased, its yearly tax bill cannot exceed 1% of the property's value upon sale. Its property tax bill also cannot go up by more than 2% annually. … [Read more...] about California to vote on business tax hike worth up to $12B