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Today’s Headlines

8:22 AM PDT on March 20, 2020

    • If you live in California, you are under a "stay-at-home" order (LA Times)
    • Los Angeles orders closing of businesses, bans all public gatherings (LA Times)
    • See California's COVID-19 website with state and local info, resources
    • Some believe it's a hoax. What's it gonna take? (Washington Post)
    • Cleaning workers are crucial, at risk, and largely ignored (CityLab)
    • Is Japan escaping coronavirus--or about to see a spike? (Bloomberg)
    • Homeless to lose hot meals as part of COVID-19 response, as a start (Berkeleyside)
    • San Francisco says bike shops are "essential" and will remain open (SFGate)
    • How transit agencies are dealing with the virus impacts (Transit Center)
    • Plan for Bay Area transportation "mega measure" on hold (Mercury News)
    • This may be the end for alt weeklies (Nieman Lab)
    • Shadowy Canadian executives continue purchasing local CA newspapers (Santa Maria Sun)
    • Public-transit-focused Green New Deal being developed (Smart Cities Dive)
      • Voters would support that (Gizmodo)
    • Feds revising standards for AV testing, not focusing on safety but on not stifling innovation--60 days to comment (PBS)
    • NY Post says bike injuries up, car crashes down, but hides this tidbit: "the overwhelming majority of the injuries were caused by motorist error"

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