November 24, 2020

Day: August 7, 2020

EastBayTimes

Janet Abrams, 73, longtime pillar of Walnut Creek, passes away

Janet Abrams, a Walnut Creek resident for 35 years, found her calling in civic mindedness and community service. When she passed away July 27 at age 73, she left behind her mark from fundraising and advocacy efforts in sports fields, gymnasiums, the Walnut Creek Library, women’s voices in politics and more. Janet Abrams, 73, seen […]

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San Leandro: CHP officer injured in crash on I-880

SAN LEANDRO – A California Highway Patrol officer was injured in a crash on Interstate 880 in San Leandro on Friday, authorities said. The crash was reported in southbound lanes south of Marina Boulevard just before 4 p.m., the CHP said in a news release. The CHP said the officer’s injuries were not considered life-threatening. […]

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Officials issued at least 10 warnings about Beirut port danger

By Bassem Mroue | Associated Press BEIRUT — At least 10 times over the past six years, authorities from Lebanon’s customs, military, security agencies and judiciary raised alarm that a massive stockpile of explosive chemicals was being kept with almost no safeguard at the port in the heart of Beirut, newly surfaced documents show. Yet […]

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San Mateo: Motorcyclist killed in head-on crash

SAN MATEO – A motorcyclist was killed in a head-on crash in San Mateo early Friday, authorities said. The collision was reported at El Camino Real and 12th Avenue at 6:30 a.m., said San Mateo police spokesman Michael Haobsh. Officers arrived minutes later and found the motorcyclist with no pulse. Haobsh said an initial investigation […]

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Coronavirus: California releases guidance for reopening universities

Gov. Gavin Newsom released guidance for reopening colleges and universities on Friday afternoon, just weeks before the start of the academic year. Notably, the guidance prohibits indoor lectures and dining for schools in counties that have spent three consecutive days on the monitoring list. It also sets restrictions on allowing visitors to access campus and […]

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Alaska Airlines offers ‘buy one, get one free’ airfares

BOGO deals are common at sandwich shops and pizza joints. But airlines? Rare until this COVID-19 era. On Friday evening Alaska Airlines announced a buy one airfare, get one for free promotion, available for two days only. The deal applies to more than 100 destinations, including from the West Coast to Florida and Mexico. Besides […]

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Github, Open Source

GitHub Action Hero – Daniel Dennis

GitHub Actions gives you the power to automate your workflow. Connect with the tools you know and love. Have more freedom to innovate and be creative. Deploy to any cloud, build containers, automate messages, and lots more. It’s time to take control. There’s lots of amazing Actions built every day. We spoke to some of […]

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