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Saturday Links: Some Berkeley School Bus Services Put on Pause Amid Staff COVID-19 Exposure

  • Berkeley Unified School District (BUSD) will cancel bus service to primary school next week after staff are exposed to COVID-19. Buses that normally send BUSD elementary school students to and from school after their staff have been exposed to the coronavirus will not operate from October 18th to October 21st. It is unclear if any drivers have tested positive for COVID-19, but the bus will be restored and operational by Friday, October 22nd. [KTVU]
  • Yesterday afternoon there was a small preliminary earthquake that struck about 10 miles north of Cloverdale. The magnitude was about 3.4 magnitude and no damage was reported, but there was a much lighter tremor in Healdsburg. [USGS]
  • One of the major obstacles to keeping science fiction streets (and sidewalks) clean is that while there are enough resources to go around, the way they are confused and managed is far from ideal. [SF Examiner]
  • Say not: Castro’s dad’s hairdresser will close 14 years later due to financial difficulties caused by the pandemic. [Hoodline]
  • But Vaccine duty is widely believed to be a necessary edict There has been increasing opposition from BART employees after high-speed transportation has decided that all employees need to be fully vaccinated with COVID-19 to control the pandemic. [ABC7]
  • A police investigation is underway in Milpitas on Friday afternoon after a man was injured in a shooting near Milpitas Square shopping center on McCarthy Boulevard and Belieu Drive. [NBC Bay Area]
  • TL; DR: To stop the next pandemic, you need to stop buying and selling wildlife … or having a zoonotic disease, especially Asian palm civet and exotic birds. In the vicinity of known animals, it should be reduced at least significantly. [Mongabay]
  • It’s been about four years since the #MeToo movement became mainstream, but what impact has it had on culture so far? [Associated Press]

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