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Coronavirus All Hands On Deck: California Puts Out Call For Help From Retired Doctors, Med School Students

SACRAMENTO (AP) – Californians endured a weekend of stepped-up restrictions aimed at keeping them home as much as possible while health officials got ready for a week with a possible dramatic surge in coronavirus cases. The mayor of the nation’s second-largest city warned that families should prepare for isolating themselves at home in ways that will not infect others in their households. Anticipating a surge in COVID-19 cases that may overwhelm healthcare systems, Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcett...
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Weekend Reading 3.29.20

We’re having spring showers in Northern California, and it may be the last time, but I’m loving the soft rain. “Sunday morning, rain is falling… “ as the Maroon 5 song goes. This week was a lot slower than life as usual, have you adapted to it yet? As my fellow Gen X friend pointed out to me this morning by linking to this article, remember when we used to spend an entire weekend lounging on the floor of our bedroom waiting for songs to come on the radio so we could make mix tapes? Time to chann...
Tags: Crafts, Sydney, Ikea, Northern California, Instagram Five


A Mysterious Woman Returns Home in Horror Film 'Carrion' Trailer

"We're all being hunted." Gravitas has debuted an official trailer for an indie horror thriller titled Carrion, marking the feature directorial debut of filmmaker Michael Zaiko Hall, making his move into directing after years in visual effects. Jenya Chaplin stars as a young woman who shows up on her cousin's doorstep in Northern California after a ten year absence. As dark events from the past resurface, someone in the woods follows their every move. Who is she, and who are they? The film a...
Tags: Movies, Trailer, Horror, Carrion, Northern California, To Watch, Michael Zaiko Hall, Jenya Chaplin, Oliver Caspersen


Pandemic sourdough baking: my second loaf and some more pretzels

Click here to see the first post in this series on baking sourdough started from nothing but flour and water After starting a new sourdough starter not long after sheltering-in-place at my parent's place about 12 days ago, I have baked my second loaf of bread! I've been baking with sourdough for well over a decade. My aged OG sourdough starter is currently in hibernation, however, at my brother's house in Northern California while I am in Southern California. I wanted to bake, but did not have...
Tags: Feature, News, Bread, Baking, Flour, Jason, Yeast, Sourdough, Southern California, Northern California, Jason Weisberger, OG, Pandemic, Pretzels, Baking Thru The Pandemic, Pandemic Sourdough


Our work as anesthesiologists in the post-normal era

Traffic is non-existent. Schools are closed. Restaurants are only offering take-out and delivery. Parking lots at strip malls are empty on weekends. Only a limited number of people at a time are allowed inside the grocery store. Welcome to the post-normal era since the COVID-19 pandemic hit the scene in Northern California. One day we […] Find jobs at Careers by KevinMD.com. Search thousands of physician, PA, NP, and CRNA jobs now. Learn more.
Tags: Health, Surgery, Infectious Disease, Northern California, Conditions, PA NP, CRNA, COVID-19 Coronavirus


PG&E To Use Wildfire Victims Fund To Pay For Past Crimes

BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) — Pacific Gas & Electric is warning its elaborate plan for getting out of bankruptcy might collapse if the utility can’t pay for its crimes in a deadly Northern California wildfire by taking money away from a fund set up to compensate thousands of victims for their losses. The latest twist in an already complicated saga emerged this week after PG&E disclosed it will plead guilty to 84 felony counts of involuntary manslaughter for neglecting to properly maintain equipment th...
Tags: News, Local, Syndicated Local, Ap, Pacific Gas and Electric Company, Gavin Newsom, Northern California, Pacific Gas Electric, Butte County, Berkeley Calif, Mike Ramsey, Dennis Montali, Kirk Trostle, The Associated Press Ramsey, Adolfo Veronese


International LGBTQ films and TV

Let’s go on a gaycation. We can fall in love in Italy or have a San Francisco affair. We can don our best drag for an Australian road trip, or visit small-town America to shake up the local scene. If lounging by a lake in Provence is more your style, we can do that, too, though Miami’s waters are far warmer this time of year. Better yet — let’s do it all. We don’t need a train, plane, or automobile to get there. As long as you’ve got a secure WiFi connection and a device that can stream cont...
Tags: Travel, Hbo, Australia, NYC, Washington, New York City, America, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Netflix, United States, Paris, Dolly Parton, Italy, Sydney, Oscar


Coronavirus: Why is there still no toilet paper in stores?

Toilet paper, hand sanitizer and other hygiene essentials began flying off store shelves weeks ago amid mounting worries over the deadly coronavirus pandemic. Not to worry, retailers and suppliers said, we’re churning out product and cranking up inventory to meet demand. So where is it? A week into an unprecedented statewide stay-home order aimed at keeping hospitals from being overwhelmed with patients, consumers throughout California and beyond are still finding empty store shelves when they l...
Tags: Health, Business, News, California, California News, Los Angeles, Atlanta, Sport, Soccer, Ohio, Venezuela, Oakland, Cuba, Costco, Ucla, Northern California


How child care startups in the U.S. are helping families cope with the COVID-19 crisis

The COVID-19 pandemic has upended the lives of billions of people around the world. For many parents with young children in the United States, shelter in place orders implemented in different areas over the past few weeks mean they now spend each day balancing work with taking care of their families. For child care providers, a vital but often underappreciated part of the American economy, the crisis means dealing with economic uncertainty, but also adapting to serve new roles, including providi...
Tags: Startups, TC, Texas, Families, Colorado, Cdc, Montana, Child Care, Boston, Massachusetts, New York City, Beck, America, Tech, Childcare, United States


Placer County Parks To Remain Open During Stay-At-Home Order

PLACER COUNTY (CBS13) — As many Northern California counties announce park closures during the coronavirus pandemic, Placer County is assuring residents its parks will remain open. A day after San Joaquin County announced the closure of its parks, Yolo and Solano Counties said they will close down their parks as well. Governor Newsom has also shut down several state parks and beaches in the Bay Area and Southern California. READ MORE: Yolo, Solano Counties Latest To Shut Down Parks During Corona...
Tags: Local, San Joaquin County, Bay Area, Southern California, Northern California, Placer, Placer County, Newsom, Coronavirus, Solano Counties


United States: The Impact And Implications Of Northern California's "Shelter In Place" Orders - Mayer Brown

In the past two days, pursuant to Governor Gavin Newsom's emergency proclamation regarding COVID-19 and applicable state law, public health officials in 10 California jurisdictions issued identical "shelter in place" orders .
Tags: News, California, United States, Gavin Newsom, Northern California, Mayer Brown


School District Plans For Distance Learning Slow To Deploy To Families

SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — Districts started talking about transitioning to virtual learning once schools closing became a reality. Now districts are painting a better picture of what the rest of the year could look like for their students. Marly McBride and her four kids, ages one through seven, are on a strict schedule during this stay-at-home order. “We start with morning exercise, then we go into academic time,” she said. The plan includes reading, lunch and playing outside, but she says there has...
Tags: Google, News, Local, Seen On, Syndicated Local, Sacramento, San Joaquin County, Chris Evans, Northern California, McBride, Natomas, Sacramento City, Elk Grove Unified School District, Jorge Aguilar, Coronavirus, Natomas Unified School District


‘Heart-Wrenching Challenge’: Funeral Homes Forced To Make Tough Choices Amid Coronavirus Outbreak

MODESTO (CBS 13) — The coronavirus outbreak is forcing funeral homes to make tough changes that make it hard for families to mourn their loved ones. CBS13 has heard from families all over Northern California who aren’t allowed to say a final goodbye inside a funeral home. It’s heartbreaking, but funeral home staff are on the front lines and need protection. “It’s really a heart-wrenching challenge never ever faced before,” said Jon Salas, the owner of Salas Brothers Funeral Chapel in Modesto. Sa...
Tags: News, Local, Seen On, Syndicated Local, Cbs, Modesto, Northern California, Lowe, Salas, Funeral Home, Coronavirus, Coronvirus, Jon Salas, Salas Brothers Funeral Chapel, Modesto Salas


Apple Donates Over 9 Million N95 Masks Stockpiled Because of California Wildfires

Apple over the weekend announced plans to donate millions of N95 masks to hospitals in the United States and Europe, and as it turns out, Apple had huge stores of masks on hand. According to U.S. Vice President Mike Pence, Apple donated over nine million N95 masks to healthcare professionals. Other tech companies like Facebook have also donated stockpiles of masks. For those wondering where all these N95 masks are coming from, it turns out that the state of California enacted a law requiring...
Tags: Iphone, Apple, Ios, Ipad, Facebook, Europe, Mac, California, United States, Rumors, Cnbc, Northern California, Occupational Safety and Health Standards Board, Mike Pence Apple


Drive-Thru Coronavirus Testing Coming To Sacramento County

SACRAMENTO (CBS 13) — Drive-thru testing for coronavirus is expected to start in Sacramento County on Tuesday. This is the work of a private company, Verily, that wants to rapidly expand testing in Northern California. This drive-thru testing is going to be one of the most accessible in our area. It will not require a doctor’s note, just that you fill out a form about symptoms online. The company said they are focused on testing those most at risk. Currently, the lack of testing for...
Tags: News, Cdc, Local, Seen On, Syndicated Local, Sacramento, Sacramento County, Cbs, Fda, UC Davis, Northern California, Department Of Health, Sutter, Maguire, Yuba, Sacramento News


Earthquake Strikes Off Coast Of Northern California

FERNDALE (CBS13/AP) — A magnitude 4.8earthquake struck Sunday morning off the coast of Northern California, the U.S. Geological Survey said. The quake hit at 8:27 a.m. about 50 miles (81 kilometers) west of Ferndale, a coastal town of 1,300 people. A police dispatcher said there were no immediate reports of damage or injury in the town just south of Eureka. A 5.9 magnitude quake was recorded in the same area on March 8. The earthquake marks the second moderate shaker felt in Northern California ...
Tags: News, California News, Sacramento, Earthquakes, Eureka, Northern California, U S Geological Survey, Carson City, Ferndale, CBS13 AP


Relentless storms continue to soak Golden State with rain, mountain snow

A storm system that brought locally gusty thunderstorms and heavy rain to the Southern California coastline to end the weekend will continue to bring along beneficial moisture early this week. As the week progresses, the next round of moisture to target the state will not be far behind.As the storm system came ashore Sunday evening across Southern California, moderate to heavy rain targeted included places like Los Angeles, Santa Maria, and San Luis Obispo. Moderate to heavy rain tracking acr...
Tags: Science, California, Las Vegas, West Coast, Lake Tahoe, Accuweather, Pacific Northwest, Southern California, Northern California, San Joaquin Valley, YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK, Golden State, Sequoia National Forest, DirecTV Frontier, Los Angeles Santa Maria, San Luis Obispo Moderate


Storm to bring beneficial moisture to Golden State as 'March Miracle' continues

A storm system that brought locally gusty thunderstorms and heavy rain to the Southern California coastline to end the weekend will continue to bring along beneficial moisture early this week. As the week progresses, the next round of moisture to target the state will not be far behind.As the storm system came ashore Sunday evening across Southern California, moderate to heavy rain targeted included places like Los Angeles, Santa Maria, and San Luis Obispo. Moderate to heavy rain tracking acr...
Tags: Science, California, Las Vegas, West Coast, Lake Tahoe, Accuweather, Pacific Northwest, Southern California, Northern California, San Joaquin Valley, YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK, Sequoia National Forest, DirecTV Frontier, Los Angeles Santa Maria, San Luis Obispo Moderate, Coastal Range of California


Stormy pattern to ramp back up across Northwest following early March dry spell

Following a drier than normal start to March for much of the Pacific Northwest, stormy weather will return to the region through midweek."A series of weak storms is expected to push onshore and move through the Pacific Northwest through the middle of the week," said AccuWeather Senior Meteorologist Alan Reppert.The increased stormy activity is expected to begin early Monday, as the first storm brings rain to the coastal region and dumps snow across the Cascades and the higher elevations of the n...
Tags: Science, California, Washington, Oregon, Portland Oregon, Seattle, Accuweather, Pacific Northwest, Cascades, Northwest, Rockies, Northern California, Spokane Washington, Medford Oregon, DirecTV Frontier, Alan Reppert


Elon Musk says Tesla will make ventilators in case of a shortage caused by the coronavirus — here are all the other humanitarian crises he's tried to fix (TSLA)

Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk doesn't shy away from a crisis.  The billionaire has offered his help on everything from supplying power to Puerto Rico following Hurricane Maria to creating materials for affordable housing.  He's also trying to solve more existential problems like climate change and colonizing outer space.  Now, he's offering to make ventilators in case of a shortage due to the coronavirus outbreak.  Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Elon Musk has courted con...
Tags: Japan, Spacex, Elon Musk, California, Washington Post, La, New York City, US, Los Angeles, Trends, Tesla, Earth, Thailand, TSLA, Bill De Blasio, Fukushima


Private communications reveal how San Francisco and Austin struggled to recognize the coronavirus threat that endangered visitors to the cities' celebrated tech conferences

  San Francisco and Austin were faced with dilemmas as big conferences approached and coronavirus  emerged as a global threat. The mayor of San Francisco wrote a letter to RSA Conference attendees urging them to "set an example to prevent fear, rumors, and misinformation from guiding our actions."  Two attendees of the RSA Conference contracted the virus and one – who returned to Connecticut and became his state's first case – is seriously ill. Austin officials searched for the right SXSW poli...
Tags: Apple, Google, Texas, California, China, US, America, San Francisco, Trends, Austin, Connecticut, Who, World Health Organization, Ibm, Rsa, Cnbc


PG&E: Fewer Than 8,000 Northern California Customers Still Without Power Due To Snowstorm

NEVADA COUNTY (CBS13) – PG&E said fewer than 8,000 people are still without power due to a heavy snowstorm across Northern California. The utility said on Friday morning that the affected customers are primarily in Nevada, El Dorado, Placer, Sierra and Calaveras counties and that power for most is expected to be restored by Sunday. “We know that some customers have been without power for some time,” PG&E said in an update. “We understand the hardship of this situation and want those customers to...
Tags: News, California, Local, Syndicated Local, Nevada, Pacific Gas and Electric Company, Northern California, Calaveras, Nevada El Dorado Placer Sierra


WHEELS & WINGS: Honda CB550F ‘Nickel Racer’ by Kick Start Garage

Written by Martin Hodgson When Tom Cruise rode a Kawasaki Gpz900R in the hit movie Top Gun, the mix of a flyboy on a motorbike just made perfect sense. Since WWII, pilots have been some of the biggest buyers of motorbikes, with up to 85% of those at the controls in the air believed to have a bike license. So it is little wonder that the two often inspire one another, and when Craig Marleau of Kick Start Garage in Northern California got a commission for just such a build he immediately knew th...
Tags: Motorcycles, Bmw, Honda, Electric, Tom Cruise, Craig, Northern California, Rick, Café Racer, Martin Hodgson, Craig Marleau, Shinko, Honda CB550F, KSG, Bultaco Taco Truck, Lake Moto


Newsom orders statewide stay-at-home order during coronavirus crisis

By Kathleen Ronayne, The Associated Press California Gov. Gavin Newsom on Thursday ordered the state’s 40 million residents to stay at home, restricting non-essential movements to control the spread of the coronavirus that threatens to overwhelm the state’s medical system. “This is a moment we need to make tough decisions,” Newsom said. “We need to recognize reality.” His move came after counties and communities covering about half the state’s population already had issued similar orders. People...
Tags: Health, Business, News, California, Senate, California News, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, San Diego, World Health Organization, Donald Trump, Gavin Newsom, Trump, Northern California, Kathleen Ronayne


'We must set an example to prevent fear' – how San Francisco and Austin's giant tech conferences became the front lines that kicked off a frenetic fight against the coronavirus

  San Francisco and Austin were faced with dilemmas as big conferences approached and coronavirus  emerged as a global threat. The mayor of San Francisco wrote a letter to RSA Conference attendees urging them to "set an example to prevent fear, rumors, and misinformation from guiding our actions."  Two attendees of the RSA Conference contracted the virus and one – who returned to Connecticut and became his state's first case – is seriously ill. Austin officials searched for the right SXSW poli...
Tags: Apple, Google, Texas, California, China, US, America, San Francisco, Trends, Austin, Connecticut, Who, World Health Organization, Ibm, Rsa, Cnbc


Second person dies in Los Angeles County from coronavirus; 230 total cases as of Thursday

Los Angeles County health officials confirmed the second death due to the coronavirus in the Pasadena area on Thursday along with 40 new cases bringing the total number of confirmed cases in the county to 230. The person who died was between the age of 30 and 50 with underlying health conditions, according to Los Angeles County Public Health Director Barbara Ferrer. Ferrer has said the actual number of people with COVID-19 is likely much higher, possibly five to 10 times higher, due to the limit...
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The global car industry shut down in less than a week as the coronavirus pandemic gripped the planet. This timeline reveals exactly how the unprecedented events unfolded. (GM, F, FCAU, TSLA)

As the coronavirus outbreak intensified in Europe and North America, the auto industry took the unprecedented step of shutting down factories on both sides of the Atlantic. The decisions moved forward at a staggeringly rapid pace. In the span of less than a week, the entire Western auto industry effectively ground to a halt. Carmakers had endured the Great Depression, two world wars, and the financial crisis, but they'd never dealt with anything like this. Visit Business Insider's homepage for...
Tags: Facebook, Europe, Elon Musk, France, China, Angela Merkel, US, Trends, Tesla, Indiana, Canada, Atlantic, Ford, Fca, Gm, Chrysler


The global car industry shut down in less than a week as the coronavirus crisis gripped the planet. This timeline reveals exactly how the unprecedented events unfolded. (GM, F, FCAU, TSLA)

As the coronavirus outbreak intensified in Europe and North America, the auto industry took the unprecedented step of shutting down factories on both sides of the Atlantic. The decisions moved forward at a staggeringly rapid pace. In the span of less than a week, the entire Western auto industry effectively ground to a halt. Carmakers had endured the Great Depression, two world wars, and the financial crisis, but they'd never dealt with anything like this. Visit Business Insider's homepage for...
Tags: Facebook, Europe, Elon Musk, France, China, Angela Merkel, US, Trends, Tesla, Indiana, Canada, Atlantic, Ford, Fca, Gm, Chrysler


Coronavirus Cancellations: Fairytale Town Closed Through March, Some Sierra Resorts Close For Season

The coronavirus outbreak has caused disruptions to schools, businesses and events across California. Below is a running list of postponements, closures and cancellations (keep checking back for updates): Concerts and Tours Cher: postponed, was scheduled for Oct. 14 at the Golden 1 Center JoJo Siwa: postponed, was scheduled for March 22 at the Golden 1 Center V101 Heart of Hip-Hop: postponed, was scheduled for March 28 at the Golden 1 Center Celine Dion: postponed, was scheduled for April 7 at th...
Tags: News, California, Local, Sacramento, Stockton, Tracy, Michelle Obama, Sacramento State, Ncaa, Lodi, Galt, Modesto, Tahoe, Yuba City, Thom Yorke, Major League Baseball


Tesla's California factory stays open despite shelter-in-place order

Only a quarter of the workers at Tesla's factory in Northern California are still showing up at its plant. But employees are still keeping assembly lines running, putting CEO Elon Musk at odds with local authorities, who are attempting to thwart the spread of the novel coronavirus.
Tags: Elon Musk, California, Tesla, Cnn, Northern California