12:55 p.m. CVS to add coronavirus test sites in California: CVS drive-through pharmacies on Friday will begin conducting coronavirus diagnostic tests in dozens of additional California cities, including several in the Bay Area, the pharmacy chain announced Thursday. Bay Area locations will be in Antioch, Fremont, Hayward, Napa, Oakland, Pinole, San Francisco, San Leandro and Vallejo. Patients must schedule an appointment online; results are expected in two to three days. California previously did not permit pharmacies to do coronavirus tests, but the state issued a waiver to allow it in May. Here’s the full list of locations. … [Read more...] about Coronavirus live updates: Apple’s Genius help, store pickups return in Bay Area
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8:45 a.m. Nancy Pelosi has not been tested for coronavirus: House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-San Francisco, has not been tested for coronavirus or for antibodies, she told reporters Thursday morning. After she was in the same room in March as a colleague from New York who tested positive, Rep. Nidya Velásquez, Pelosi asked a physician if she should get a test but was told it wasn’t necessary because she had no symptoms. “The doctor says, ‘No, you don’t need to and you’d be putting yourself ahead of other people in line,’” Pelosi said. … [Read more...] about Coronavirus live updates: Supreme Court upholds California’s right to restrict religious services
9:15 a.m. Stanford president offers details on financial losses: Stanford president Marc Tessier-Lavigne said the school projects it will lose $267 million because of the COVID-19 crisis from March 1 through Aug. 31, which marks the end the 2020 fiscal year. Tessier-Lavigne, in a letter to the university community, said he “expects our financial challenges to be as great or even greater” in the next fiscal year. He cited reduced housing revenue, limited income-producing programs and increased expenses, such as student financial aid. Tessier-Lavigne pledged to pay university employees through Aug. 31, but he also said workforce reductions will be “unavoidable” to start the new fiscal year on Sept. 1. … [Read more...] about Coronavirus live updates: San Francisco financial scenarios ‘keep getting worse every week’
“I am moving when my lease ends in July, which by itself very nature throws a wrench into my efforts to social distance responsibly. I currently live in North Carolina, and I’m moving back to the city, so I plan on renting a U-Haul, loading it myself, driving it directly to the West Village (where I’m moving), and unloading it myself. I’m planning on renting the U-Haul a few days early in order to have time to properly sanitize/disinfect the driving area and the interior of the storage area. Because the drive and the packing/unpacking is all too much to do in one day, I’ll probably sleep overnight in the cabin of the U-Haul itself, to avoid exposure to others. Once in my new apartment, I’m hoping to be able to quarantine for 14+ days before I need to re-emerge.” … [Read more...] about 949
Third, the order directs the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) to “consider taking action . . . to prohibit unfair or deceptive acts or practices” that “may include practices by entities covered by section 230 that restrict speech in ways that do not align with those entities’ public representations about those practices.” For Twitter in particular, the FTC is supposed to create and make “publicly available” a report describing any consumer complaints that “allege violations of law.” … [Read more...] about What does Trump’s latest executive order say about him?