There are certain things that are so inane that to even mention them does them too much of a service, including (but not limited to) racists, hot dog-flavored potato chips, and TikTok dances as performed by rich white children. Among these things are gender reveal parties, or couples’ misapprehension that other people care what their unborn child is packing between their legs. … [Read more...] about After Gender Reveal Party Causes Wildfire in California, Are We Finally Done?
“We are doing everything we can to get everyone dealt with, both the large outages and the small outages,” DWP General Manager and Chief Engineer Marty Adams said. “We hope that we will make significant progress today and get everyone back in power as quickly as we can.” … [Read more...] about California Governor Gavin Newsom Insists, “I Have No Patience For Climate Change Deniers” Amid Largest Fire Season In Recent Memory
But on Tuesday, Ghaly repeatedly said things like, as Amador, Orange, Placer, Santa Cruz and Santa Clara moved from purple to red tiers, that they were allowed to because, “They have maintained the appropriate average for more than 2 weeks.” Those two announcements seem in direct contradiction. … [Read more...] about California Coronavirus Update: Gov. Gavin Newsom’s New Reopening Guidelines Sow Confusion
The rally had puzzled some pundits given the accelerated spread of the pandemic in many states in the South and West, but investors appeared hopeful on the economy and government stimulus efforts and encouraged by possible vaccine advances. But around 3 p.m. ET, as the market entered the last hour of trading, California Gov. Gavin Newsom flipped a switch when he announced the state is closing indoor operations for movie theaters, restaurants, bars, wineries, family entertainment, zoos and museums across regions effective today. Los Angeles County Public Health Director Barbara Ferrer announced shortly after that the indoor closure list includes “offices for all non-critical sectors.” … [Read more...] about California Shutdown Reverses Stock Market Surge In Frenetic Last Hour Of Trade; Netflix, Disney Shares Lose Ground
Newsom said he is hoping that people will comply with the guidelines voluntarily. If they do not, the governor said he is deploying a “strike team” of government agencies to ensure compliance, especially where it concerns workplaces. Alcoholic Beverage Control, CalOSHA, the Department of Business Oversight, the Department of Consumer Affairs and the California Highway Patrol are among the agencies that will be enforcing the guidelines. … [Read more...] about California Coronavirus Update: Gov. Gavin Newsom Orders L.A. Restaurants, Movie Theaters To Shut Down Indoor Operations, Deploys Enforcement “Strike Team”