Nursing grad gains perspective amid COVID pandemic

Nursing grad gains perspective amid COVID pandemic

Witnessing FaceTime calls from patients’ loved ones to say last goodbyes. Wearing personal protective gear from head to toe. Clustering with colleagues to save patients from being moved to the intensive care unit. The scenes stay with Matthew Saxon-Barbo, 30, as reminders of taxing shifts the past two years, one month and three days of … Read more

TaskUs, Rackspace, others report results

TaskUs, Rackspace, others report results

Welcome to Earnings Roundup, a new weekly quick read of the latest financial reports from companies of local interest. Look for it online every Monday during earnings season. Steak n Shake parent dips into the red Biglari Holdings Inc., the San Antonio parent company of Steak n Shake, would have eked out a slight profit … Read more

Shh! 9 San Diego Speakeasies and How to Get In

Shh!  9 San Diego Speakeasies and How to Get In

Hyped up bars and nightclubs aren’t everyone’s cup of tea—or should we say, glass of whiskey. Some night owls prefer to fly a bit more under the radar, and fortunately for them, San Diego’s happening nightlife scene is home to several hidden bars with inventive themes and cocktails. These speakeasies can be found tucked away … Read more

Clashes Grow Between Activists, Griffith Park Pony Ride Customers – NBC Los Angeles

Clashes Grow Between Activists, Griffith Park Pony Ride Customers – NBC Los Angeles

A group of animal rights activists is once again raising concerns about the horses kept for pony rides at Griffith Park, complaining that the animals are forced to work even when temperatures soar into the 90s. The Los Angeles Alliance for Animals plans a demonstration at the park Sunday to demand that the city of … Read more

1 Dead, 5 Wounded in California Church Shooting – NBC New York

1 Dead, 5 Wounded in California Church Shooting – NBC New York

A man opened fire during a lunch reception at a Southern California church on Sunday, killing one person and wounding five senior citizens before being arrested and hog-tied by parishioners in what a sheriff’s official called an act of “exceptional heroism and bravery.” Four of the five people wounded suffered critical gunshot injuries during the … Read more

7 years after promises, dangerous Bayonne roadway still has no pedestrian bridges. Grieving mother speaks out.

7 years after promises, dangerous Bayonne roadway still has no pedestrian bridges.  Grieving mother speaks out.

After five pedestrians were killed in less than five years on Route 440 in Bayonne, Mayor Jimmy Davis said the city was “committed” to building bridges for pedestrians to safely cross the busy roadway. That was more than three years ago In those three years, Heidi Villalta said she has rarely spoken about her son … Read more