Cops arrest four for arson – including man who LIVE STREAMED fire he is accused of starting – as death toll from wildfires climbs to 29 and Oregon officials warn of ‘mass fatality event’

‘Remember when we said rumors make this already difficult incident even harder? Rumors spread just like wildfire and now our 9-1-1 dispatchers and professional staff are being overrun with requests for information and inquiries on an UNTRUE rumor that 6 Antifa members have been arrested for setting fires in DOUGLAS COUNTY, OREGON.’

Nursing Home Workers Were Underpaid, Overworked, and Denied PPE. And Then COVID Hit.

Across different chains and in different parts of the country, these stories varied in severity but were basically the same. Short staffing, low pay, no respect. It’s true, they would all be financially better off flipping burgers. But why? It may be true that as a nation we value a well-cooked burger over safe elder […]

California Wildfires: Live Updates Sept. 6-7

12:54 p.m. Californians sizzling in heat wave asked to go easy on power grid: With much of the state sizzling in triple-digit temperatures Sunday, California issued a heat advisory that called for extreme energy conservation measures to protect against an overload on the state’s power grid. Residents and businesses were asked to cool properties and […]

Unearthed Grateful Dead pool party photos debut at North Bay museum exhibition

Ashleigh Sumner’s mixed-media painting of the late hip-hop pioneer Tupac Shakur links him to Tamalpais High School in Mill Valley, which he attended in the late 1980s. Stanley Mouse, one of the big four of psychedelic poster art, is represented by a poster for the October 1966 Peace Concert at Mount Tamalpais Amphitheater, which may […]

Privacy concerns prompt Irish regulators to ask Facebook to stop sending EU user data to the US

In a blog post penned by Nick Clegg, Facebook’s VP of Global Affairs and Communications on September 9, Clegg said that the IDPC has launched an inquiry into such data transfers and “suggested that SCCs cannot in practice be used for EU-US data transfers,” resulting in what could be a “far-reaching” impact on businesses. 

Stunned residents tour Oregon town devastated by wildfires

Lloyd Dean Holland, a Vietnam veteran, barely escaped his home in Estacada on Tuesday night. He left his rental house as flames exploded in cedar trees around him. He said his sole remaining possessions — his dog, rifles, dentures and some clothing — were all in the truck he used to flee.

‘Have we forgotten social distancing?’ Critics accuse beach crowds of ‘undoing the hard work of lockdown’ during dash to the seaside on hottest August day in 17 years as staycation stampede leaves roads gridlocked

‘It’s a good idea to remain indoors during the worst of the heat during the day. It’s also advised to wear thin, light clothing, drink plenty of fluids and to eat normally, but perhaps more cold food than usual, particularly salads and fruit which contain a lot of water and help us stay hydrated.

It’s two metres apart over here, mon ami! Boris Johnson dodges a very enthusiastic welcome from Emmanuel Macron as the French President heads to Downing Street after handing Prince Charles the Legion d’Honneur for London

The Legion of Honor is the highest French decoration and one of the most famous in the world. For two centuries, it has been presented on behalf of the Head of State to reward the most deserving citizens in all fields of activity.As an honour, the Legion of Honour does not include any actual material […]

Best website builder for 2020: Squarespace, Wix and more compared

Like many competitors in this space, Wix offers a basic free website builder plan that lets you create a free website starter site with ads. If you like what you see with the free website builder, you can spend up for a premium, ad-free site. Pricing falls within industry standards with a $13-per-month “Combo” plan […]