Lisa C. Deen

Berkeley’s Landmark Micro-Bond Program Offers New Quick Funding

Berkeley City Hall, November 6, 2020. Photo: Pete Rosos Ericka Xanthe W., a freelance pastry chef with a booming business in Berkeley, wants to expand her house to physical space, but can’t afford a $ 3,000 rent for the roughly…

Covid-19 tracker: the pace continues

Hello, Mission, and welcome to Virus Village, your (somewhat regular) Covid-19 data dump. Regardless of the measure – infections, hospitalizations, positivity rates and R-numbers – San Francisco seems to be still in the heart of the omicron woods. First the…

Nippon Telegraph and Telephone: Clark County, Nevada Partners with NTT to Implement Smart Park Initiatives

Las Vegas – January 6, 2022 – Clark County, Nevada and NTT (NTT Corporation, NTT Ltd., NTT DATA Services) have agreed to deploy NTT Smart Solutions for smart park initiatives. The deal will begin with a pilot at Sunset Park…

Lottery fever? These were the Flint Area spots to win tickets

If you’re like me, you woke up realizing you still had to go to work this morning and you weren’t a millionaire overnight. Two lucky lotto players are mega-rich after hitting the $ 632.6 million jackpot in Wednesday night’s draw….

Take a weekend to explore the Eastern Panhandle of West Virginia

Posted in West Virginia 06 January 2022 by Cristy What better way to spend a weekend than drinking and dining in West Virginia’s Eastern Panhandle? We can’t think of one! This region is a treasure trove of shops, restaurants, museums,…

Colleges Resume In-Person Classes Amid Omicron

Colleges across the country that are turning to distance education and delaying the start of the spring semester may have grabbed the headlines, but they are in the minority. The vast majority of institutions are returning to in-person learning as…

Does Private Browser on iPhone Help Find Cheaper Flights?

Normally when I see something on social media I don’t even think about trying it because I feel like all these posts on TikTok and Instagram are just fake ads. I’m sure you’ve noticed on TikTok that there is a…

More snow to come Thursday evening

The bottom line This is my second update from the morning weather blog – phew! We are grappling with widespread icing issues Wednesday morning as patchy freezing rain sweeps through New Jersey. For more details on this element of the…

UCLA Study Shows Fast Food Restaurant Workers At High Risk For COVID-19 – Los Angeles Sentinel | Los Angeles Sentry

The Nicker-Crenshaw McDonalds received a modernized seating and service upgrade. Fast-food restaurant workers are at higher risk of contracting COVID-19 in addition to facing difficult working conditions during the pandemic, a new study from the UCLA Labor Center released today…

Reviews | Mental health on college campuses amid Covid

For the publisher: Re “The fast-spreading variant has campuses fearing a mental health crisis” (news article, December 23): I am the parent of a sophomore at Dartmouth where three freshmen committed suicide in the 2020-21 school year. I totally agree…