In times of isolation, it feels good to send and receive something you can hold in your hands. These days, I have a friend in Minnesota who makes me laugh with his kitschy postcards. I can't visit my mother in Los Angeles, but she looks forward to my weekly cards crammed with cartoons about my malfunctioning washer/dryer and my exploding sourdough starter. … [Read more...] about A long-ago trek on the Pacific Crest Trail is helping me survive in quarantine
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She’s managed to retain her staff of five at the store, which sells one of the largest assortments of woks and other Chinese cookware. She has a basement that functions as her warehouse, where she and her staff do most of the packaging. Before the pandemic, online sales made up half of her business, but now it’s closer to 70%, she said. She averages 50 shipments a day, an increase of roughly 20% from mid-March, though revenue is down about 20%. It used to average about $40,000 per month, she said. … [Read more...] about Will e-commerce help small business survive coronavirus fallout?
Past and present collide in Robert Zemeckis' 2000 adventure drama about destiny and human survival. The film stars Tom Hanks as Chuck Noland, a career-driven FedEx executive who sets off on a huge job assignment on Christmas Eve. Moments later, his plane crash lands in the South Pacific, leaving Chuck stranded alone on a deserted, remote island, miles away from human civilization. Uncertain about the future, Chuck will have to depend on his survival instincts and creativity to find some semblance of normal life. Will he ever get the chance to reunite with the love of his life, his fiancée Kelly Frears (Helen Hunt)? … [Read more...] about 11 Movies To Get You In The Mood For Summer
Officers responded at 6:23 p.m. to a report of an aggravated assault at a bus stop on the 900 block of Geneva Avenue near Mission Street. The victim was boarding the coach and had not paid the fare when he was confronted by a 25-year-old man, said Officer Robert Rueca, a San Francisco police spokesman. … [Read more...] about Punches in Muni bus attack knock out man in SF’s Outer Mission
Authorities said Saavedra got into an argument with another person, and as he walked away, the unidentified suspect pushed him from behind, sending Saavedra to the ground. It’s unclear what role the woman talking to Saavedra might have had in the violent encounter. … [Read more...] about SF police classify April assault in Mission District an active homicide investigation