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Amazon Warehouse Workers’ Coronavirus Risks, Day Care Reopens Despite Confusing Rules, SDSU Mission Valley Stadium Deal And $1.25M Relief Arts Funding
Harry Sentoso, 63, died after going to work in an Irvine Amazon warehouse in March. His family is asking why Amazon hired additional workers to help with non-essential online purchases, putting those workers' lives at risk.. Plus, day cares are reopening, but providers say the rules are confusing. Also, San Diego State is pushing to finalize the Mission Valley stadium ... Read more →
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Harry Sentoso, 63, died after going to work in an Irvine Amazon warehouse in March. His story is profiled in a Los Angeles Times report on the risks faced by workers at those warehouses. His family is asking why Amazon hired additional workers to help with non-essential online purchases, putting those workers' lives at risk.
- May 28
- By Claire Trageser
As more people return to work, many daycares are trying to reopen, but they are struggling with a maze of confusing and sometimes conflicting regulations on how to operate during the pandemic.
The debate over the city's pending sale of the 132-acre stadium property to San Diego State University heated up in recent weeks as the university pushes to finalize the deal by July.
- May 28
- By Julia Dixon Evans
The city of San Diego announced two new programs, SD Practice and Park Social, that will provide $1 million to fund and share public art from San Diego artists, plus $250,000 in nonprofit grants will support arts organizations.
On Wednesday, the Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters honored Scripps Research scientist, Ardem Patapoutian, with its 2020 Kavli Prize in neuroscience for his work, discovering proteins in the body that are key to our sense of touch.
- May 27
- Maya Srikrishnan
Immigrants, advocates and school officials say they’re troubled by an apparent increase in immigration checkpoints in rural northeastern San Diego County. Immigrants say they’re too scared to leave home to access food, medical care and school resources when the checkpoints are active.
- May 27
- By Joe Hong
The coronavirus pandemic has laid waste to end-of-the-year events for high school seniors. So valedictorians will have to impart their wisdom online.
- May 26
- By City News Service
County health officials announced Tuesday the region's houses of worship, hair salons and barbershops could reopen.
The lawsuits take issue with Newsom’s authority to mandate voting by mail and claim the order violates state law and the U.S. Constitution.
- May 26
- By Max Rivlin-Nadler
While major parts of the economy are reopening amid relaxing health measures, policies along the border — first put in place during the pandemic — remain extended indefinitely.
The Southern California-based nonprofit Foundation for Women Warriors shares stories of women who died while serving in the U.S. armed forces.