Trump put American lives in China’s hands

Not only because it may have unnecessarily fueled racist attacks against Asian-Americans, it also sent mixed messages to the rest of the world, especially since Trump praised China’s efforts to contain the virus back in January. To top it off, US insistence on calling it the “Wuhan virus” in a G7 statement — which other […]

Coronavirus live updates: Newsom issues order protecting consumers from price gouging

2:11 p.m. Contra Costa officials release more information on outbreak at nursing facility, launch investigations into two more facilities: At least 27 people who live or work at a 45-resident nursing facility in Orinda have tested positive for the coronavirus, health officials said Friday, in what appears to be one of the largest outbreaks in […]

Coronavirus live updates: Pink tests positive for COVID-19

10:09 a.m. San Francisco partners with nonprofits to install Wi-Fi “SuperSpots”: San Francisco city and school officials announced they will install 25 Wi-Fi connection devices to bolster internet service throughout the city as schools move to online learning. The devices will be placed in areas that need them the most, including public housing sites, single-room […]

Coronavirus live updates: Pink tests positive, then negative for COVID-19

2:11 p.m. Contra Costa officials release more information on outbreak at nursing facility, launch investigations into two more facilities: At least 27 people who live or work at a 45-resident nursing facility in Orinda have tested positive for the coronavirus, health officials said Friday, in what appears to be one of the largest outbreaks in […]

Sling TV deal offers 14 days for FREE – but you have to act fast

If you’ve tried out Sling TV before, or find that you’re enjoying the smörgåsbord of content on offer and want to subscribe, the service has a few other offers available that you might be interested in. Right now, you can get a free Amazon Fire Stick if you subscribe and prepay for two months of […]

Coronavirus live updates: San Francisco tops 500 cases, including another Laguna Honda nursing home resident

3:09 p.m. Don’t force fire victims to rebuild during outbreak, Lara says. California Insurance Commissioner Ricardo Lara issued a notice Friday telling insurance companies to stop enforcing deadlines on policyholders for claims or coverage until 90 days after any state of emergency has ended related to COVID-19. The notice applies to deadlines for claim forms, […]

Coronavirus live updates: 300,000 cases in U.S.

4:06 p.m. CDC recommends people wear face coverings in public: The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention issued new guidance on Friday that recommends people wear cloth face coverings in public to prevent the spread of COVID-19. Recent studies show that a “significant portion” of people infected with the virus do not show symptoms, […]

Coronavirus live updates: Trump blasts naval captain who wrote letter from virus-stricken ship

10:09 a.m. San Francisco partners with nonprofits to install Wi-Fi “SuperSpots”: San Francisco city and school officials announced they will install 25 Wi-Fi connection devices to bolster internet service throughout the city as schools move to online learning. The devices will be placed in areas that need them the most, including public housing sites, single-room […]

After Tokyo 2020 postponement, money has become a real worry for Olympian Gwen Berry

Cheers to one of the happiest years of my life. This past year was the year of reconstruction and elevation; I was able to finally Be ME….. In regards to Track and Field: Season 2019 I gave myself two options: Either I was going to walk away from this sport forever or I was going […]

Coronavirus death toll in the UK rises by 708

Hundreds of people lined up to enter a Costco in Novato, California, on March 14. Many people have been stocking up on food, toilet paper and other items. As a response to panic buying, retailers in the United States and Canada have started limiting the number of toilet paper that customers can buy in one […]