11:50 a.m. Teachers in SF will return to 7-hour work day: San Francisco teachers will resume seven-hour work days when fall-term distance instruction begins on Aug. 17, according to the tentative agreement reached by district officials and the teachers union. Teachers traditionally worked seven hours daily, but only had to work four hours a day during the pandemic-caused shutdown in the spring. The new deal, if approved, calls for at least two hours of live instruction or interaction every day, which could include Zoom calls with the entire class or small groups. Read Jill Tucker’s story here. … [Read more...] about Coronavirus live updates: Deal calls for SF teachers to interact with kids live online at least 2 hours daily
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The body cam video, together with surveillance video from the area, shows Pray arriving in response to a 6 a.m. disturbance call about a man allegedly “attacking a woman,” according to NBC 26. When Pray reached Indiana Avenue and South 15th Street he turned onto South 15th Street and Ruffin allegedly began walking toward the police vehicle. … [Read more...] about WATCH: Knife-Wielding Man Allegedly Charges Officer, Gets Shot
Sen. Gary PetersGary Charles PetersTop Democrats say postmaster confirmed changes to mail service amid delays The Hill's Campaign Report: Trump's visit to battleground Ohio overshadowed by coronavirus Senate Democrats demand answers on migrant child trafficking during pandemic MORE (D-Mich.), the top Democrat on the Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee, told the Associated Press on Thursday that he’d launch an investigation into reports DeJoy is cutting back on overtime and ordering some mail be delayed if it is not sorted on time. Those orders would affect the expected surge in mail voting this November, and Democrats believe it’s part of a deliberate effort to make mail-in voting more difficult. … [Read more...] about The Hill’s Campaign Report: Trump’s visit to battleground Ohio overshadowed by coronavirus
To help you navigate the fluid situation, The Chronicle’s Reopening Tracker provides a detailed, county-by-county breakdown of what is and isn’t allowed in the Bay Area, and where each of the nine counties stands in the reopening process. It also explains the phases of reopening in California, details how progress is measured, and maps the current stage of all counties statewide. The tracker is constantly updated with the latest developments. … [Read more...] about Confused about new restrictions in Bay Area? Here’s the latest on reopening in each county
People want to go out. People have been now locked down for long periods. People are hungry to go to the movies. Since 1929, the industry has proved itself a recession proof business. At the end of the day, we are the most affordable entertainment. We are here to put a smile on the face of the people. I think people will go in a big way to the movies in the very near future. … [Read more...] about Q&A: Cineworld CEO on re-opening Regal theaters in U.S.