2 Airlines Will Postpone Serving Alcohol Amid Surge of In-Flight Violence

American and Southwest announced the policies after the latest assault was captured on a widely watched video that showed a woman punching a flight attendant in the face.

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What $820,000 Buys You in California

A fairy-tale cottage in Little River, a Craftsman bungalow in Sacramento and a 1973 ranch house in Rancho Mirage.

#little-river-calif, #rancho-mirage-calif, #real-estate-and-housing-residential, #sacramento-calif

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U.S. Lutheran Church Elects its First Openly Transgender Bishop

The Rev. Megan Rohrer was elected to lead a synod that includes about 200 Lutheran congregations in Northern and Central California.

#california, #evangelical-lutheran-church-in-america, #evangelical-movement, #homosexuality-and-bisexuality, #lutheran-churches, #megan-rohrer, #national-center-for-transgender-equality, #sacramento-calif, #transgender-and-transsexuals

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For Bears, California Recalls Are the Perfect Circus

A recall candidate hired a bear to draw attention to his campaign to oust Gov. Gavin Newsom, but the bear ended up drawing attention to the bear.

#animal-abuse-rights-and-welfare, #bears, #cox-john-h-1955, #elections-governors, #newsom-gavin, #sacramento-calif

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When Your West Wing Job Is Really, Really Far From the Oval Office

Because of the pandemic, some Biden administration officials continue to work from homes a long way from Washington. They see advantages in being outside the bubble.

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What $1.7 Million Buys You in California

A 1928 Tudor Revival in Sacramento, an updated ranch house in Topanga and a circa-1900 cottage in San Francisco.

#real-estate-and-housing-residential, #sacramento-calif, #san-francisco-calif, #topanga-calif

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Plastic Surgeon Attends Video Traffic Court From Operating Room

California’s Medical Board started an investigation after Dr. Scott Green reported for the hearing on Zoom while in scrubs and with a patient on the operating table.

#california, #green-scott, #plastic-surgery, #sacramento-calif, #surgery-and-surgeons, #traffic-and-parking-violations, #videophones-and-videoconferencing

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A Year of Watching Earthly Beauty Burn

From orbit, satellites send tragic evidence of climate change’s destructive power. This film covers 10 days, Sept. 7-16, 2020, a period of intense fires activity in North and South America.

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Reform the Police? Guess Who Funds My State’s Officials

If the protests are to translate into laws, contributions for politicians from law enforcement must become toxic rather than coveted.

#black-lives-matter-movement, #black-people, #california, #demonstrations-protests-and-riots, #george-floyd-protests-2020, #los-angeles-calif, #police, #police-brutality-misconduct-and-shootings, #police-reform, #sacramento-calif

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To Get Police Reform, ‘Defund the Politicians’

If the protests are to translate into laws, contributions for politicians from law enforcement must become toxic rather than coveted.

#black-lives-matter-movement, #black-people, #california, #demonstrations-protests-and-riots, #george-floyd-protests-2020, #los-angeles-calif, #police, #police-brutality-misconduct-and-shootings, #police-reform, #sacramento-calif

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The Psychiatrist Will See You Online Now

Experts have long predicted that psychotherapy was poised to go virtual. The pandemic may prove them right.

#anxiety-and-stress, #computers-and-the-internet, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #depression-mental, #mental-health-and-disorders, #psychiatry-and-psychiatrists, #sacramento-calif, #telemedicine, #therapy-and-rehabilitation, #university-of-california-davis, #your-feed-health, #your-feed-science

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Golden State Killer Cases: Joseph DeAngelo Pleads Guilty

In a converted ballroom in Sacramento, in front of victims and their families, the former police officer began admitting guilt to a multitude of crimes on Monday.

#california, #deangelo-joseph-james, #dna-deoxyribonucleic-acid, #forensic-science, #genealogy, #murders-attempted-murders-and-homicides, #sacramento-calif, #sex-crimes

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A Crisis That Began With an Image of Police Violence Keeps Providing More

Chaos in the streets and the ubiquity of cellphones have created a disturbing array of videos reflecting violent police behavior.

#american-civil-liberties-union, #austin-tex, #black-lives-matter-movement, #demonstrations-protests-and-riots, #floyd-george-d-2020, #george-floyd-protests-2020, #police-brutality-misconduct-and-shootings, #sacramento-calif, #vallejo-calif

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Amid Riots and a Pandemic, Church Attendance Resumes in ‘a Very Broken World’

In communities across the country, congregations that had sequestered for months to avoid the coronavirus ventured forth at a social distance in search of comfort.

#churches-buildings, #clark-stephon-1995-2018, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #demonstrations-protests-and-riots, #newsom-gavin, #rodriguez-samuel-jr-1969, #sacramento-calif

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