Seed libraries sow more than good will

They call it a seed library, but you won’t get any fines for overdue seeds. In fact, the library doesn’t want you to return the seeds you borrow. When you have grown them, and saved seeds from the plants you grew, seed librarians would like some of those, but even that is not a strict […]

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

12:13 p.m. Business, taxpayer groups urge Newsom to extend property tax deadline: The California Taxpayers Association, Howard Jarvis Taxpayers Association, California Chamber of Commerce and 75 local business and taxpayer groups urged Gov. Gavin Newsom to extend the April 10 deadline for paying the second installment of this year’s property tax until July 15. In […]

UK weather forecast – Heatwave set to see Britain as hot as Corfu with sun and 20C temperatures

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Coronavirus latest: China mourns COVID-19 victims

In reporting on the coronavirus pandemic, unless otherwise specified, DW uses figures provided by the Johns Hopkins University (JHU) Coronavirus Resource Center in the United States. JHU updates figures in real time, collating data from world health organizations, state and national governments and other public official sources, all of whom have their own systems for […]

Lions Archive: Lions Lose To Bears Without Stafford 20-13

CHICAGO, ILLINOIS – NOVEMBER 10: Kyle Fuller #23 of the Chicago Bears gets a penalty for this hit on Jeff Driskel #2 of the Detroit Lions during the first quarter at Soldier Field on November 10, 2019 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Nuccio DiNuzzo/Getty Images)

March Madness without fans? NCAA considers empty arenas for basketball tournaments amid coronavirus fears as college teams cancel trips to hotspot Seattle and NHL bans work trips overseas for league employees

The NHL hasn’t gone as far as the NBA did earlier this week. The NBA sent a memo to teams on Sunday suggesting that players limit high-fives with fans and be hesitant to touch markers and items in autograph-seeking situations. Some NBA players have said they are stopping autographs altogether for the time being, and […]

Coronavirus latest: Global death toll reaches 60,000

The number of new COVID-19 cases in Italy increased at the same rate for five days in a row, giving officials cautious hope that the country is reaching the peak of the epidemic. On Friday, over 4,500 new cases in Italy were reported, including over 760 fatalities, roughly the same number as the day before. […]

Coronavirus fallout: Fruit farmers stare at a loss of Rs 7,000 crore amid nationwide lockdown

According to Pratap Patil, an orange grower from the region, the prices have come down to Rs 15 per kg from Rs 35 a kg just a couple of weeks ago. In Amravati and surrounding areas, farmers have over 1,000 tonnes of oranges plucked and parcelled but they are just stationed in warehouses due to […]

Resources To Help Tri-Valley Residents: Coronavirus

U.S. Small Business Administration disaster assistance loansCA unemployment insuranceCA paid family leaveCA partial claimsCA disability insurance claimTransportation Bay Area Rapid Transit has scaled back operations amid steeply declining ridership but continues to run.

Coronavirus updates: Mask recommendation for all US residents, global cases hit 1 million

Rand Paul tests positive Sen. Rand Paul, a Republican of Kentucky, has tested positive for coronavirus. In a tweet Sunday, Paul’s account revealed the results and is in quarantine. According to the tweet, Paul is “asymptomatic and was tested out of an abundance of caution due to his extensive travel and events,” with a followup tweet […]