Applicants who apply in-person at Houston Food Bank must follow COVID-19 safety measures, including a temperature check, mandatory face masks and social distancing. To make an appointment, call 832-369-9390. … [Read more...] about Houston Food Bank reopens onsite SNAP application assistance office
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“Election officials have a duty to reject mail-in ballot applications from voters who are not eligible to vote by mail. Unfortunately, instead of protecting the integrity of our democratic process, the Harris County Clerk decided to knowingly violate election laws by preparing to send over two million ballot applications to many Texans who do not qualify and have not requested to vote by mail,” said Paxton in an official statement. … [Read more...] about Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton Sues Harris County, Claims Sending Mail-In Ballot Applications Is Illegal
Santa Clara County The county has approved waivers for 15 elementary schools so far, and is keeping a list of the approvals and applications received on its public health website. The approved schools are a mix of private, public, independent and charter schools, and some can reopen only for students with disabilities and special needs. … [Read more...] about Bay Area elementary schools are starting to reopen. Here’s where each county stands
If anything, the end-times combination of pandemic, power outages and smoky air may be giving diners even more reason for a fine dining escape, if they can afford it. Napa restaurants were allowed to resume indoor dining after the county reached Tier 2 in the state’s new classification system for COVID-19 risk, after a brief spell of being open earlier this summer. Even though the county’s restaurants can operate at only 25% capacity, those at the higher price point are finding it worthwhile. … [Read more...] about Smoke be damned, Napa’s luxury restaurants are seeing high demand
Perhaps the epitome of the scene came in 2016, when San Francisco restaurant Quince made headlines for serving truffle croquettes atop an iPad playing a video of truffle-seeking dogs. Tech luminaries served as investors: Saison in SoMa, for instance, opened in 2013 with funding from Twitter co-founder Jack Dorsey, Benchmark Capital’s Peter Fenton and angel investor Tim Ferris, according to a Bloomberg report at the time. By 2017 the Bay Area had more three-Michelin-starred restaurants than any other place in the country, a reflection of the boom in high-end establishments that the Michelin star system favors. … [Read more...] about SF had the country’s premier fine dining scene. Do Michelin stars matter now?