What Todd Gloria, San Diego’s New Mayor, Hopes to Accomplish in Office

Thursday: He’ll be a history-making mayor of the state’s second biggest city.

#california, #gloria-todd, #san-diego-calif

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Prosecutors Call Former Embassy Employee an ‘Experienced Sexual Predator’

Brian Jeffrey Raymond, who worked at the U.S. Embassy in Mexico, was charged with videotaping a woman who was partially naked and unconscious. Prosecutors said there are at least 21 other victims.

#mexico-city-mexico, #san-diego-calif, #sex-crimes, #state-department, #voyeurism-criminal

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Trump Administration Rejects California’s Request for Wildfire Relief

The state had asked last month for federal aid to help recover from six of this year’s fires, including the Creek Fire, which is among the most destructive in state history.

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How One District Got Its Students Back Into Classrooms

Cajon Valley in California is doing something that many lower-income districts have postponed: offering in-person instruction.

#children-and-childhood, #coronavirus-reopenings, #e-learning, #education-k-12, #san-diego-calif, #teachers-and-school-employees

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The United States Is Reopening Many of the Wrong Schools

When it is safe enough to return to school, young children would benefit the most. Yet financial pressures are pushing colleges to reopen most rapidly, an economist says.

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Most Big School Districts Aren’t Ready to Reopen. Here’s Why.

All but two of the nation’s 10 largest districts exceed a key public health threshold, according to a New York Times analysis.

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San Diego Sheriff’s Deputy Is Charged With Second-Degree Murder

Deputy Sheriff Aaron Russell, 23, is accused of fatally shooting Nicholas Bils, 36, an unarmed man who escaped from a park ranger’s vehicle.

#district-attorneys, #murders-attempted-murders-and-homicides, #police-brutality-misconduct-and-shootings, #san-diego-calif

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Navy Warship Is Still Ablaze, and Now Tilting to One Side

The U.S.S. Bonhomme Richard in San Diego is listing because of water from the fire hoses, tugboats and helicopters fighting the inferno, which has destroyed the ship’s forward mast.

#fires-and-firefighters, #maritime-accidents-and-safety, #san-diego-calif, #ships-and-shipping, #united-states-defense-and-military-forces, #uss-bonhomme-richard-lhd-6-ship

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LA and San Diego Schools to Go Online-Only in The Fall

California’s two largest districts made the joint call amid a White House push to get children back into classrooms.

#american-academy-of-pediatrics, #california, #california-teachers-assn, #coronavirus-reopenings, #education-k-12, #los-angeles-calif, #quarantines, #san-diego-calif, #shutdowns-institutional

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Fire Breaks Out on Navy Ship in San Diego

A Navy spokesman said 11 sailors were being treated for injuries after a fire and explosion aboard the U.S.S. Bonhomme.

#aircraft-carriers, #fires-and-firefighters, #maritime-accidents-and-safety, #san-diego-calif, #ships-and-shipping, #u-s-s-bonhomme-richard, #united-states-defense-and-military-forces

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What May Happen if Schools Don’t Get Billions to Reopen in Fall Safely

As President Trump and others push to get students back in the classroom this fall, educators say they need more support and clearer guidelines.

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‘Big Mess’ Looms if Schools Don’t Get Billions to Reopen Safely

As President Trump and others push to get students back in the classroom this fall, educators say they need more support and clearer guidelines.

#coronavirus-2019-ncov, #coronavirus-reopenings, #coronavirus-risks-and-safety-concerns, #dundee-mich, #education-k-12, #marietta-ga, #san-diego-calif, #shutdowns-institutional, #workplace-hazards-and-violations

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Woman Says She Was Fired Because Her Children Disrupted Her Work Calls

Drisana Rios of San Diego said in a lawsuit that she lost her job with an insurance brokerage firm after a supervisor complained that her children were being noisy during meetings.

#child-care, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #discrimination, #parenting, #quarantines, #rios-drisana, #san-diego-calif, #telecommuting, #work-life-balance

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Starbucks Barista Gets $65,000 in Donations After Customer’s Mask Complaint

A woman who was not wearing a mask griped on Facebook about the barista, who had tried to explain company policy. Her post unexpectedly led to an outpouring of money for the worker.

#amber-lynn-gilles, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #coronavirus-risks-and-safety-concerns, #lenin-gutierrez, #masks, #protective-clothing-and-gear, #san-diego-calif, #social-media, #starbucks-corporation

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Coronavirus Diary: Four Stints in Quarantine, on Two Continents

A reporter got a close-up look at how different governments handled the developing pandemic. Some were more impressive than others.

#beijing-china, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #los-angeles-calif, #quarantines, #san-diego-calif, #taipei-taiwan

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Doctor Charged With Fraud After U.S. Says He Sold Treatment as ‘100 Percent’ Cure for Covid-19

A lawyer for Dr. Jennings Ryan Staley of California said his client believed he was helping people.

#appointments-and-executive-changes, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #federal-bureau-of-investigation, #frauds-and-swindling, #hydroxychloroquine-drug, #san-diego-calif, #trump-donald-j

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