Moyle's home was destroyed by the Santiam Fire --- originally named the Beachie Creek Fire -- and her family was able to escape after a sudden phone call from a concerned neighbor. When they returned Wednesday morning, they sifted through the charred remains of their home and were only able to recover several small items. … [Read more...] about The massive West Coast wildfires have killed 7 and forced hundreds out of their homes
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Before you head out, consult this personal safety checklist and review the new pandemic etiquette rules. Food critic Soleil Ho offers suggestions for how much to tip when you eat out or pick up takeout. Check out this list of restaurants offering picnic-ready meals, and learn how to host a small get-together safely. … [Read more...] about Bay Briefing: PG&E moves forward with power shut-offs
Stepping back from this long-standing battle over the application of usury rates, which has prompted politicians such as Sen. Bernie SandersBernie SandersPrinceton professor says Sanders campaign showed mass appeal of democratic socialism Organized labor staging political resurgence for 2020 Juan Williams: Swamp creature at the White House MORE (I-Vt.) and Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-CortezAlexandria Ocasio-Cortez'Markeyverse' of online fans helps take down a Kennedy Hillicon Valley: Pentagon reaffirms decision to award JEDI contract to Microsoft | Schiff asks officials for briefing on election security threats Puerto Rico Democratic boss: Party 'cannot support' AOC/Velazquez status bill MORE (D-N.Y.) to offer legislation creating arbitrary federal interest caps, we can see a much more fundamental issue at stake that is being exacerbated by new products and services driven by technology. When the parties to a transaction can be anywhere and have access to financial services offerings around … [Read more...] about Rocky Mountain truce won’t end fight for regulatory supremacy
Death or glory or maybe both. Those are the choices that Musk is offering prospective future Mars settlers. With the Starship’s development proceeding apace in Boca Chica, Texas, that choice may be available to a lot of people sooner than most think. The idea of a Mars settlement may have been science fiction up until now. But Elon Musk has developed the habit of making science fiction reality. … [Read more...] about Would becoming one of the first people to settle Mars be worth dying for?
1:07 p.m. Poll offers window on distrust regarding pandemic: The public’s trust in the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and Dr. Anthony Fauci, has dropped steeply since April, especially among Republicans, a new poll, from the nonpartisan Kaiser Family Foundation finds. The poll finds nearly half of adults hold at least one misconception about coronavirus prevention and treatment, including one in five who say wearing a face mask is harmful to your health and one in four who say hydroxychloroquine is an effective treatment for coronavirus. Less than half of those surveyed would want to get vaccinated against COVID-19 if a vaccine was available before November, the poll conducted Aug. 28-Sept. 3 found. … [Read more...] about Coronavirus news from the Bay Area: Sept. 10-11