11:53 a.m. White House press secretary repeats Trump’s false claim about CA mail ballots: White House Press Secretary Kayleigh McEnany on Thursday repeated President Trump’s false claim that California will send everyone in the state a mail-in ballot. Earlier this month, Gov. Gavin Newsom announced a plan to send all registered voters in the state an absentee ballot as a precautionary measure during the coronavirus outbreak. when asked whether Trump would acknowledge his false assertions that everyone in California was getting a mail ballot, which he has claimed will lead to election fraud, McEnany said, “To everyone including dead people on the voter rolls ... if you are not concerned about that, I am sorry.” … [Read more...] about Coronavirus live updates: Masks could be required until vaccine arrives, San Francisco official says
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For the first time since RTD dramatically curtailed service in the face of the coronavirus pandemic more than a month ago, the transit agency is restoring service on several popular bus lines in the metro area. Travelers hungry for a meal while waiting for a flight at Denver International Airport can sit down at a bar or table inside a restaurant — something Coloradans can’t do almost anywhere else right now. The man serving as Denver’s interim public safety director, Murphy Robinson, will get the job full time. Denver city officials have hit pause on ambitious plans for a new arena and expo hall in the National Western Center project as the coronavirus pandemic sends tourist-generated taxes nosediving. Forward this newsletter to your colleagues and encourage them to subscribe. … [Read more...] about The Spot: A “fast, friendly, mousy” end to legislative session? That hinges on vaccine bill
On April 19, the department launched a specialized team to handle suspected or confirmed COVID-19 patients. The Mobile Assessment Team, made up of two paramedics and one ambulance, is dispatched to patients who have COVID-19 or are experiencing symptoms associated with the disease. … [Read more...] about With devastating speed, coronavirus spread through a Long Beach fire station. But these firefighters battled back
Also, of course, it’s Gareth Evans. I’ve been following his career, and he’s a fellow Welshman, and a Welsh director out there having success in areas that we’re not used to seeing, really, with The Raid and The Raid 2. The fact that those films came from a Welsh director was so odd at the time. I understand now, but at the time it was really interesting. I’d been following his career anyway, so when the script arrived and it was from him, I was instantly interested. And also, coincidentally, the film was shot in my hometown in Wales, in Margam Park, which is the park I grew up going to. Those were all big draws for me—aside from the fact that it’s a character I just really loved, and it gave me an opportunity to explore the alternative life path that I never took, which was becoming a tub-thumping, barnstorming preacher. … [Read more...] about Michael Sheen Talks Getting Inside a Cult Leader’s Head and His ‘Long Love Affair’ With Neil Gaiman
There is a man selling oro mangoes at the farmers’ market in Malinalco who cuts them up into small, uneven chunks and serves them in a disposable cup, and I strongly suggest you buy one because it will be the best mango to ever pass your lips—a record that will stand for, oh, a minute. The oro (“gold”) is just a workaday mango, the man will tell you, about as good as a petacon (“butt cheek”), but nowhere near as good as the king of all mangoes, the mighty manila, a golden lobe of tropical acid-sweet balance that arrives peeled and gamely impaled on a wooden stick and dusted with chili powder. … [Read more...] about A Culinary Tour to Answer the Age-Old Question: Why Is Mexican Food So Good?