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North Beach Delivers: Volunteers offer free food delivery service for San Francisco restaurants, residents

When COVID-19 shelter-in-place orders hit in March, a neighborhood association created a group of volunteers called North Beach Delivers. Every Thursday night they deliver food on foot, bike or by car for free. Danny Sauter, president of North Beach Neighbors, was part of a group of four that thought of the idea. Each week North […]

Sport

NBA referee Brent Barnaky explains standing for the national anthem

Magic forward Jonathan Isaac, Heat big Meyers Leonard and Spurs coaches Gregg Popovich and Becky Hammon drew plenty of attention for standing during the national anthem while nearly all NBA players, coaches and referees kneeled. Referee Brent Barnaky also stood. This isn’t much of an explanation. Nor does it need to be. Barnaky explained that […]

Lifestyle

12-year-old is on pacemaker no. 3

Jennifer and Patrick Tallquist were resting peacefully with their 1-day-old daughter, Abrielle, when a nurse entered their hospital room to give the newborn a test. The nurse hooked up 6-pound “Abbi” to a monitor that checked her heartbeat. Minutes later, the lab called the nurse. “You can see that already?” she said into the phone. […]

Business

Zoom to shift to ‘partner-only’ model in China, suspend direct sales

Zoom Video Communications (ZM.O) will shift to a partner-only model in mainland China from Aug. 23, suspending direct sales to all customers in the region, the company said on Monday. Zoom customers in China received an email on Monday informing them of the change, and telling them it would provide users with “better local support.” […]

Technology

VR is coming to MS Flight Sim later this year

VR support, one of the most requested features for the forthcoming Microsoft Flight Simulator, has been confirmed, and it’ll be launching alongside the HP’s Reverb G2 headset when it hits these shores later this year. While VR support isn’t exclusive to the headset it will make its first appearance there before rolling out to other […]

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Parade honors 93-year-old World War II vet from Pawtucket

A World War II veteran from Pawtucket got a hero’s birthday celebration over the weekend. George from Pawtucket celebrated his 93rd birthday in style with a parade. He served in the Navy during World War II on the USS Liguria. George is the last surviving member of that ship. His daughter, Suzan Brito, said she […]