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10 Things in Politics: Inside the Biden-era FBI

Good morning! I hope you all had a nice Mother's Day weekend. Welcome back to 10 Things in Politics, your weekday look at the biggest stories in DC and beyond. Sign up here to receive this newsletter.Send tips to [email protected] or tweet me at @BrentGriffiths.Here's what we're talking about:FBI Director Chris Wray barely survived the Trump era. Here's what his job is like now.April's disappointing jobs report is setting the stage for an infrastructure fightFauci said i...
Tags: Amazon, Politics, New York, Texas, Nbc, Colorado, California, White House, New York City, US, Newsletter, Trends, Joe Biden, Getty Images, Fbi, Gop


Bandwagon Is Changing The NY Phil’s Relationship With The City

Instead of the whiff of noblesse oblige and platitudes about the uplifting nature of classical music, this is about working together. “The key phrases when Bandwagon 2 was announced last month were the desire to ‘center the voices of our partners’ and ‘utilize the Philharmonic’s resources to amplify the work of our collaborators.’ In less fancy terms, the orchestra is stepping back, giving over its stage and its money rather than hogging them.” – The New York Times
Tags: Art, Music, Audience, Phil, the City, 05.09.21


FL: Homemade Shotguns at Pensacola Gun Turn-In (buyback)? After Action Report

Images from facebook City of Pensacola. Long gun and handgun table images combined, cropped and scaled by Dean Weingarten. U.S.A. –-(AmmoLand.com)- A gun turn-in event was sponsored by the Florida city of Pensacola on 20 March 2021. Numerous sources are claiming some homemade shotguns were sold to the city at the event. The picture above shows the guns the city says they purchased. The homemade shotguns are not among them. From Escambia carry on facebook, picture by Jeremy Bosso, cropped and...
Tags: Google, Facebook, Florida, Guns, Department Of Defense, Arizona, Jeremy, Pensacola, Robinson, the City, Gun Rights News, Dean Weingarten, Gun Watch, Buyback, University of Wisconsin Pistol Team, Pensacola News Journal


VCDL, GOA, GOF, and US Law Shield Team Up To Fight Winchester City’s Gun Ban

VCDL, GOA, GOF, and US Law Shield Team Up To Fight Winchester City’s Gun Ban iStock-884220580 WINCHESTER CITY, VIRGINIA –-(Ammoland.com)-Virginia Citizens Defense League (VCDL), Gun Owners of America (GOA), Gun Owners Foundation, US Law Shield, and Stonewall Arms have teamed up to fight back against local gun bans in the Commonwealth of Virginia. Virginia has been ground zero for the battle over gun rights ever since Michael Bloomberg dumped millions of dollars into the State to turn the Hous...
Tags: Guns, Senate, Virginia, US, Bloomberg, Pennsylvania, Washington Dc, John, Dc, Goa, Michael Bloomberg, Commonwealth, Winchester, Nra, State, Fairfax


Court To Decide On The Proposed Settlement Between FPC And Philadelphia

Court To Decide On The Proposed Settlement Between FPC And Philadelphia PHILADELPHIA, PENN –-(Ammoland.com)-The Firearms Policy Coalition (FPC) and the City of Philadelphia settled their case involving the delay in processing “License To Carry Firearm” (LTCF) applications. The court will hear the motion tomorrow at 11 AM. In Keith Fetsurka v. Danielle Outlaw, FPC and four other plaintiffs sued Philadelphia for delaying all LTCF applications for longer than Pennsylvania’s law allows. Under th...
Tags: Guns, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, John, Gpu, Nra, the City, Northern Virginia, United States District Court, Philadelphia Philadelphia, FPC, John Crump, Gun Rights News, John Crump John, Firearms Policy Coalition FPC, LTCF


Long Beach’s Jaywop Is Another Promising Talent From The City

The LBC upstart makes his DopeHouse debut.
Tags: Videos, Albums, Long Beach, Jazz, LBC, Songs, the City, Jaywop


City Of Sacramento Thinks It Has Solution To Housing Crisis

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Tags: News, Minneapolis, California, Local, Seen On, Syndicated Local, Sacramento, Portland, the City, Hertel, Sacramento News, California Housing Crisis, Matt Hertel, Maggie Coulter, Elmhurst Neighborhood Association Multiple, Elmhurst Neighborhood Association


City of London Expects Most Workers to Return After Pandemic

By William SchombergLONDON (Reuters) - The City of London financial centre, which has resembled a ghost town since the coronavirus swept the world...
Tags: London, the City, William SchombergLONDON Reuters


‘We Must Move More Quickly’: Sacramento City Councilmember Calls For Better Homeless Protection After Death At Cesar Chavez Park

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Tags: News, Local, Seen On, Sacramento, Homelessness, the City, Cesar Chavez, Steinberg, Sacramento City, Darrell Steinberg, Cesar Chavez Park, Valenzuela, Sacramento News, Katie Valenzuela


Large Outdoor Gathering Prompts Clampdown On Tents In Downtown Davis

DAVIS (CBS13) — A large outdoor gathering in Downtown Davis last weekend that flouted COVID-19 safety protocols has prompted changes to the city’s temporary tent plan. Davis officials had organized the tents and tables to help local restaurants, which were restricted to takeout only, attract people to the city’s downtown core amid the coronavirus pandemic. However, over the weekend, a large gathering took place in one of the downtown tents. In video taken by bystanders, dozens of people could be...
Tags: News, Local, Syndicated Local, Davis, the City, Davis News, Downtown Davis, Coronavirus, Davis Downtown Business Association, Lucas Frerichs


Watchdog calls for LA County nursing home crisis plan in light of ‘serious’ deficiencies, gaps 

A Los Angeles County watchdog is calling for the Public Health Department to create a nursing home crisis and response plan in light of major safety problems that surfaced during the coronavirus pandemic. Two Pasadena nursing home evacuations last year revealed “serious operational deficiencies” in these facilities that threatened the safety of residents and gaps in state and county procedures for triggering an “effective, timely and coordinated response,” according to the second interim nursing...
Tags: Health, Business, News, California, Kaiser Permanente, Government, Sacramento, Sport, Public Health, Soccer, Community, Lausd, Pasadena, Los Angeles County, the City, Health Department


Sacramento Warming Centers Shut Down After Positive COVID Test

SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — A positive COVID test forced two Sacramento warming centers to close Thursday ahead of more rain. The city confirmed that an employee tested positive Thursday, prompting officials to close the I Street Library Galleria and Southside Park warming shelters.  Councilmember Katie Valenzuela said the City Hall parking garage will be available for homeless individuals to use for safe sleeping or camping Thursday night. The City is committed to opening more centers, and continui...
Tags: News, Local, Sacramento, Homeless, Cbs, Nevada County, City Hall, the City, Cesar Chavez, Valenzuela, Sacramento News, Southside Park, Katie Valenzuela, Sacramento Homeless Union, Sacramento Warming Centers


Coronavirus vaccines run out early at LA city-run sites

Vaccine doses being administered by the city of Los Angeles ran out earlier than expected on Thursday, Feb. 11, forcing those scheduled to receive shots at four locations to change plans and instead get vaccinated at Dodger Stadium. The city was already planning on closing all five vaccination sites Friday and Saturday as a result of limited supplies of the vaccine. But on Thursday, those supplies ran out faster than expected. Officials were able to secure more doses, however, and rescheduled th...
Tags: News, La, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Pfizer, Eric Garcetti, the City, Ferrer, Dodger Stadium, Moderna, Top Stories LADN, Top Stories IVDB, Top Stories Breeze, Top Stories LBPT, Top Stories WDN


Pandemic or not, Hawaii still satisfies tourists, Green says gatherings may be able to resume in May, vaccine distribution irks and confuses, more news from all the Hawaiian Islands

  Hawaiian kayakers at beach ©2021 All Hawaii NewsMost mainland visitors satisfied with trips to Hawaii, study says. Most visitors are aware of Hawaii’s pre-travel testing program, and are mostly satisfied with their recent trips to the islands, according to the Hawaii Tourism Authority, but 21% are still having issues with the process. Star-Advertiser.HTA survey: Visitors satisfied with Hawaii trips, despite COVID limitations. Most visitors to the state in late December and early January...
Tags: Travel, Navy, US, Green, Hawaii, Republican Party, Republican, Sierra Club, Big Island, Kauai, Maui, Department Of Health, Josh Green, State, Honolulu, Legislature


Carrie’s name necklace is BACK for SATC return: 5 nameplate pendants to get the look

Carrie Bradshaw’s name necklace on Sex and The City was practically a character in...
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Carrie Bradshaw’s name necklace is BACK for SATC return: 5 nameplate pendants to get the look

Carrie Bradshaw’s name necklace on Sex and The City was practically a character in...
Tags: Carrie Bradshaw, the City


Firms behind Queen Mary management and hotels in Pasadena, Anaheim and Palm Desert file for bankruptcy

More than two dozen companies associated with Urban Commons, the real estate firm that has been tasked with managing the Queen Mary and owns hotels across Southern California — including in Pasadena, Anaheim and Palm Desert — have filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy. The voluntary petitions for bankruptcy, which were filed this week in the Delaware district of the U.S. Bankruptcy Court, impact 27 subsidiaries and affiliates of Eagle Hospitality Trust, which oversees 18 U.S. properties through Urban ...
Tags: Sport, Soccer, Long Beach, City Council, Pasadena, Delaware, Southern California, Mary, Queen Mary, Anaheim, the City, LLC, U S Bankruptcy Court, Palm Desert, UCF, Rad


A quarter of New York City's vaccines are going to people who don't actually live there. Some don't even work in the city.

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio. REUTERS/Jeenah Moon A quarter of people vaccinated in New York City don't actually live there, local publication The City reported Tuesday. New York City's essential workers can get vaccines in the city in they live elsewhere. But non-essential workers from outside the city may also be trying to get a shot, Mayor Bill de Blasio said. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. More than 25% of people vaccinated in New York City don't actually liv...
Tags: New York City, Trends, Connecticut, New Jersey, Healthcare, Bill De Blasio, Andrew Cuomo, New York State, De Blasio, Cuomo, the City, Levine, Mark Levine, Long Island New Jersey Connecticut, Coronavirus, Coronavirus Vaccine


La Scala in Beverly Hills urged to scrap plans for New Year’s Eve party

BEVERLY HILLS >> City officials are hoping to put the kibosh on a famous Beverly Hills restaurant’s plans for a New Year’s Eve dining party, which would violate county health orders that prohibit in-person dining amid the recent surge in coronavirus cases. La Scala, a gourmet Italian eatery on 434 N. Canon Dr., reportedly placed invitations in carry-out bags to gauge its customers’ interest in a “speakeasy”-style party, but when word got out on social media, Beverly Hills officials stepped in. “...
Tags: News, Restaurants, Sport, Soccer, Beverly Hills, Canon, the City, La Scala, Top Stories LADN, Coronavirus, Keith Sterling, BHPD Beverly Hills Code Enforcement


Charleston’s Gaillard Center seeks President and CEO

Home to Spoleto Festival USA and the Charleston Symphony Orchestra, the President and CEO will guide this elegantly designed performance hall and event space into its next phase of institutional growth and performance excellence. THE COMPANY:The Charleston Gaillard Center (pronounced “Gill-YARD”), an 1800-seat performing arts hall and 15,000 square-foot venue space, is an elegantly designed complex, opened in 2015, owned by the City of Charleston and managed by the Gaillard Management Corpor...
Tags: Art, Jobs, Broadway, City Council, South Carolina, Charleston, Gmc, Foundation, the City, Gaillard Center, Gaillard, Gill, IPN, Spoleto Festival USA, Charleston Gaillard Center, Charleston Music Hall


Charleston Gaillard Center seeks President and CEO

Home to Spoleto Festival USA and the Charleston Symphony Orchestra, the President and CEO will guide this elegantly designed performance hall and event space into its next phase of institutional growth and performance excellence. THE COMPANY:The Charleston Gaillard Center (pronounced “Gill-YARD”), an 1800-seat performing arts hall and 15,000 square-foot venue space, is an elegantly designed complex, opened in 2015, owned by the City of Charleston and managed by the Gaillard Management Corpor...
Tags: Art, Jobs, Broadway, City Council, South Carolina, Charleston, Gmc, Foundation, the City, Gaillard, Gill, IPN, Spoleto Festival USA, Charleston Gaillard Center, Charleston Music Hall, Deia


Park Evictions During a Pandemic

To the uninitiated, it looks a bit like urban camping. Take a closer look though, and you’ll see their entire life belongings, and evidence that these camps are not recreational, but a matter of survival. What we’re referring to of course are the numerous tent encampments that have proliferated across Canada during the pandemic. Other alternatives often resorted to in those without permanent housing, including couch surfing, staying with friends or family members temporarily, and even shelters a...
Tags: Law, Cdc, Toronto, City, Canada, Ontario, the City, Mohan, Hamilton Ontario, Ontario Superior Court of Justice, Substantive Law: Judicial Decisions, City of Toronto, Schabas, Occupy Toronto


City of Aspen-Wheeler Opera House – Executive Director

Located in Aspen, Colorado, the Wheeler Opera House (Wheeler) opened its doors on April 23, 1889 and has since become an integral part of civic life within this mountain community. Built during Aspen’s mining heyday in the late nineteenth century, the Wheeler was the dream of Jerome B. Wheeler. A well-heeled New Yorker, Mr. Wheeler turned his attention to Aspen in the 1880s to invest in mining. Eventually, Wheeler would build the four-story Hotel Jerome and the building that became known as the ...
Tags: Art, Jobs, Colorado, City, Chicago, United States, Wheeler, City Council, Denver, Aspen, Walter, Bayer, Rocky Mountains, Elizabeth, the City, Pitkin County Aspen


Public Interest Litigation Keeping the Homeless Safe

Early in the pandemic, António Guterres the 9th Secretary-General of the United Nations, stated, Early signs are that the COVID-19 virus poses a greater direct health risk to men, and particularly older men. But the pandemic is exposing and exploiting inequalities of all kinds, including gender inequality. In the long term, its impact on women’s health, rights and freedoms could harm us all. More recently, Canada’s deputy chief public health officer, Dr. Howard Njoo, highlighted the need for bet...
Tags: Law, Toronto, City, Canada, United Nations, Bill, Ontario, the City, Antonio Guterres, Substantive Law: Judicial Decisions, Sossin, Sail Labrador Ltd, Howard Njoo, Consolidated Municipal Service, Shelter Support and Housing Administration, SSHA


Brooklyn voters report getting ballot return envelopes with the wrong name and address. The error could invalidate their vote.

An absentee ballot election worker consolidates a large stack of absentee ballot applications at the Mecklenburg Board of Elections office in Charlotte, North Carolina on September 4, 2020. LOGAN CYRUS/AFP via Getty Images Brooklyn residents reported receiving absentee ballots with envelopes with the wrong name and address, Gothamist reported. The New York City Board of Elections told THE CITY that a private vendor hired to print and distribute absentee ballots in Brooklyn and Queen is res...
Tags: Politics, New York, Voting, News, Trends, Brooklyn, Afp, Election 2020, Gothamist, the City, Edel, WNYC, Rochester New York, Charlotte North Carolina, New York City Board Of Elections, Phoenix Graphics


Brooklyn voters report getting ballot return envelops with the wrong name and address. The error could invalidate their vote.

An absentee ballot election worker consolidates a large stack of absentee ballot applications at the Mecklenburg Board of Elections office in Charlotte, North Carolina on September 4, 2020. LOGAN CYRUS/AFP via Getty Images Brooklyn residents reported receiving absentee ballots with envelopes with the wrong name and address, Gothamist reported. The New York City Board of Elections told THE CITY that a private vendor hired to print and distribute absentee ballots in Brooklyn and Queen is res...
Tags: Politics, New York, Voting, News, Trends, Brooklyn, Afp, Election 2020, Gothamist, the City, Edel, WNYC, Rochester New York, Charlotte North Carolina, New York City Board Of Elections, Phoenix Graphics


Brooklyn voters report getting ballot return envelops with wrong name and address. The error could invalidate their vote.

An absentee ballot election worker consolidates a large stack of absentee ballot applications at the Mecklenburg Board of Elections office in Charlotte, North Carolina on September 4, 2020. LOGAN CYRUS/AFP via Getty Images Brooklyn residents reported receiving absentee ballots with envelopes with the wrong name and address, Gothamist reported. The New York City Board of Elections told THE CITY that a private vendor hired to print and distribute absentee ballots in Brooklyn and Queen is res...
Tags: Politics, New York, Voting, News, Trends, Brooklyn, Afp, Election 2020, Gothamist, the City, Edel, WNYC, Rochester New York, Charlotte North Carolina, New York City Board Of Elections, Phoenix Graphics


South Sacramento Shopping Center Known For Crime Under Fire From The City

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Tags: Crime, News, Local, Sacramento, South Sacramento, Sacramento Police Department, the City, Sacramento City, Bui, Sacramento Zoo, Phi Bui, Sacramento News, CBS Sacramento News, Evergreen Shopping Center, Fashion Times, Michael Cornelius Bui


Beirut's destroyed clubbing district: 'I don't know how we will recover'

Lebanon’s club scene was perhaps the most vibrant in the Middle East, but the explosion that rocked its capital last month has silenced it. We spoke to promoters and DJs picking up the piecesBeirut’s people are broken. The catastrophic blast that tore through the port and surrounding areas on 4 August obliterated any remaining optimism in the city, long eroded by economic problems and regional instability. Of the 2.4 million inhabitants, more than 300,000 are now homeless. Almost 200 people died...
Tags: Music, World news, Culture, Middle East and North Africa, Middle East, Dance music, Clubbing, Beirut, Lebanon, the City, Beirut explosion, Rend Shamma, Überhaus


NYC is reopening indoor dining rooms at 25% capacity. Here's how restaurants in the world's densest cities have reopened with coronavirus-era social distancing.

An employee prepares the terrace of a coffee shop to reopen in Bogota on August 14, 2020. DANIEL MUNOZ/AFP via Getty Images New York restaurants will be allowed to reopen for indoor dining at 25% capacity on September 30. We looked at how restaurants have brought back business safely in the world's densest cities so far. To inform this list, Business Insider referred to Our World in Data, a 2014 project about population density by Global Change Data Lab using information from the United Na...
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