Eight post offices in Berkeley and Albany have staffing shortages, including Berkeley’s main post office in 2000 Allston Way. Photo: Lance Knobel A staffing shortage in the US. It. Postal Service has disrupted service in Berkeley, leaving many customers confused by closed doors and frustrated that there is no information about when they could possibly return. Eight post offices in …Read More »
FDA expands list of potentially deadly hand sanitizers
Many new companies have sold hand sanitizer products because of the increased demand fueled by coronavirus fears and the shortage of the usual mainstream products. The FDA, however, said Monday that many companies use unsafe alcohol in their products, warning that people will not use it. The enforcement of manufacturers to immediately recall all potentially affected products is placing consumers …Read More »
Pfizer, BioNTech Choose Coronavirus Vaccine Candidate to Continue to Phase 2/3 Trial
Two companies considered to be advanced in their pursuit of a coronavirus vaccination, Pfizer (NYSE: PPE) and byontetsh (NASDAQ: BNTX), Have selected one candidate for development to a Phase 2/3 clinical study. The two companies, which work together on the vaccine effort, said Monday in a joint press release that they had selected BNT162b2, one of four candidates they had …Read More »
Intel put Dr. Anne Kelleher in charge of its delayed 7nm CPU project
Last week Intel revealed that yields for CPUs manufactured on a 7nm process were a year behind schedule, which will slow its transition to the technology that lets it build more efficient processors. Now the chipmaker has raptured executives in charge, with chief engineering officer Dr. Morty Renduchintala, who led his Technology, Systems Architecture and Client Group (TSCG), leaving the …Read More »
NFL preseason games canceled ahead of the 2020 season, commissioner says
The mandate comes as every aspect of the sporting world is affected by coronavirus. Earlier this year, the NFL had to stop their plan virtually to avoid the spread of the virus. The season is set to start in September. Goodell wrote, “The NFL in 2020 will not look like other years.” Players and coaches will be tested regularly for …Read More »
Hundreds of businesses in Sacramento area close to COVID-19, YELPS reports
Businesses have struggled due to the outbreak of the coronavirus and the resulting restrictions on public health. Now, it is better to see how many are struggling and shut down. Aid has been tracking temporary business closures since the pandemic and found hundreds of businesses have been permanently closed in the Sacramento-Roseville-Arden arcade metro area. Aid reports between March 1 …Read More »
Florida man fraudulently received $ 3.9 million in PPP loans and used some of it to buy Lamborghini.
A Florida man has been arrested and found guilty after federal prosecutors say he “fraudulently” received nearly $ 4 million in paycheck protection program (PPP) and used some of the money to buy a Lamborghini sports car. David Hines, 29, of Miami, is charged with one count of bank fraud, one count of making false statements to a financial institution …Read More »
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