After a March visit to Del Rio, where he met with local officials and Air Force personnel, Sen. Ted Cruz told the Del Rio Herald that the air base is “dealing with the distinct problem of a Chinese-owned company threatening to imperil training routes.” … [Read more...] about Wind farms threaten West Texas river and Air Force routes
This famously sunny town also inspired some of Vincent van Gogh’s masterpieces, which he painted while briefly residing here in 1888 and 1889. Standing in the exact spots where the Dutch master created some of his most famous works — including the “Bedroom in Arles” paintings, “Starry Night Over the Rhone” and “The Night Cafe” — is a popular bucket-list item among art history lovers. … [Read more...] about Home on the Rhone: River cruise reveals wild side of France
Business last weekend was strong, by all accounts. Several spots were hopping on Tuesday evening. When I walked through the neighborhood on Monday afternoon, though, the only sign of festive life in one of these ad hoc spaces was the cadre of regulars of Caffe Trieste, who again can idle away their time over cappuccino — albeit at one of three tables in a converted parking space on Vallejo Street. … [Read more...] about San Francisco begins to stir back to life — but there’s a long way to go
Meanwhile, the CSU Rams’ football activities are on hold after as many as 17 people within the athletic department hit the state’s Department of Public Health and Environment outbreak database as potential COVID-19 positives. And Major League Baseball’s launch without a bubble, the pilot for where the NFL and the NCAA want to go, can’t stop hitting icebergs. A week into its season, no fewer than eight of MLB’s 30 franchises have been affected. … [Read more...] about Is it wise for CU Buffs, CSU Rams to pursue football as COVID-19 rages? “The glory days of college athletics may be over.”
Updated 3:50 p.m. Aug. 3, 2020 Due to incorrect information from a source, this story originally misreported when Comcast and others spent nearly $1 million to fight a Fort Collins ballot measure. That happened when a charter change was on the ballot in 2017. … [Read more...] about Should Denver enter the internet business to compete with Comcast and CenturyLink? Voters will get a say in November.