School districts were already struggling to figure out how to adhere to the CDC guidelines, which became another flashpoint after President TrumpDonald John TrumpDeSantis on Florida schools reopening: 'If you can do Walmart,' then 'we absolutely can do schools' NYT editorial board calls for the reopening of schools with help from federal government's 'checkbook' Mueller pens WaPo op-ed: Roger Stone 'remains a convicted felon, and rightly so' MORE attacked them as “very tough and expensive.” … [Read more...] about Congress under pressure to provide billions for school openings
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One of the first projects at Future Cities was to figure out what the office tower should look like as the urban landscape evolves. Their concept is called Supergalaxy, a windowless and wall-less live/work environment. They tested it by creating a mock-up of the Crown Zellerbach Building, a 20-story tower on Market Street in downtown San Francisco also known as One Bush Plaza. Then they just had to sit back and wait for the design world to catch up, which it did 15 years later with the arrival of the coronavirus, social distancing and the need to rethink how our work spaces are conceived. … [Read more...] about The office goes open-air: How an SF couple conceived next-gen workspaces
Businesses said they want to hire Americans but are in regions with tiny labor pools that are no match for the millions of tourists visiting each summer. Companies also face the challenge of convincing unemployed workers, many who are still collecting federal benefits, to take a job in the hospitality industry amid a pandemic. Rising housing prices as well as a lack of child care amid the pandemic also pose hurdles. … [Read more...] about As Beach Towns Open, Businesses are Short Foreign Workers
“It wasn’t practical to get a test there, so she got on a plane, came home, the next day we got her tested,” he said. “She wore a mask, the next day got the result, took the mask off, that’s where we are. ... I think getting tested just before you come, or when you first get there, makes perfect sense to me. Until you know you have a negative test, keep a mask on.” … [Read more...] about Should I get a coronavirus test before seeing friends and family?
Maxwell was on high alert as a result, and when his doorbell rang unexpectedly, he grabbed his gun out of its safe, he said. “I never raised my weapon but I did frighten the woman at my door because I had a weapon — I would have been frightened as well,” he said. “As soon as I recognized it was a woman, I apologized and walked back to my living room and put my gun back in my safe. I walked back to the door, apologized again, and she handed me the food one of my friends had ordered and she went on her way. … [Read more...] about Ex-A’s catcher Bruce Maxwell: ‘Where was this support’ when he protested racism?