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Three Weeks in Six Cities: Looking Back on “The Before Times”

02.04.2021 · Posted in Travel and Leisure

Wanderland Workshops are here! Don’t miss our very first, a Travel in 2021 Workshop on Thursday, February 11th 2021, from 5-7PM EST! Where we’re at: I’m recapping my travels in 2020, including this criss-cross of my home country from January ... ...

Covid-19 hospitalizations increased 50% in California

California hospitals saw a surge in coronavirus admissions over the 4th of July weekend, reports Reuters. California Governor Gavin Newsom said the number of hospitalized COVID-19 patients increased by 50% compared to two weeks ago. The number now stands at 5,800. Younger people make up 25% of the hospital patients. The coronavirus death count ...

Uber introduces ‘favorite drivers’ and new price displays for California users

Uber's making some interesting changes in California, but not for the usual reasons apps add new features. In an email received by customers in the Golden State, the ride-share giant revealed a small handful of new additions to the app. Attributed on... ...

Meet Jackie Fielder, the recently homeless indigenous woman who’s primarying a San Francisco Democrat in a state senate race

Until recently, Jackie Fielder was living in her van. At 25, the Stanford sociology grad couldn't afford rent in San Francisco.

Now Fielder -- who is of Hidatsa, Lakota and Mandan heritage -- is primarying an establishment Democrat to represent District 11 in the California Senate. District 11 is a very safe seat, so winning the ...

Earthquake triggers California’s early warning app for the first time

12.18.2019 · Posted in Technology Articles

By jove, it works! California's earthquake early warning app, MyShake, sent out its first alert Tuesday notifying people nearby of a swiftly incoming 'quake.  At around 10:30 a.m. local time, a magnitude 4.3 earthquake in the central coast-adjac... ...

Woman whose ***** was probed by Burbank TSA “officers” who ignored her refusal sues

Last September, Jessica Lundquist passed through a body-scanner at Burbank airport and was told by a TSA screener that they wanted to conduct a "groin search" on her.

Lundquist refused to allow the screener to touch her *****, whereupon the screener summoned two colleagues. The "officers" (the TSA styles its employees as "officers" even though they ...