Sunday Links: Carnaval Returns to SF After Two-Year Hiatus

  • SF’s Carnaval Festival — which is 17 blocks long for 2022 — returned Saturday with food, live music and culture. Organizers had given much thought to putting together this year’s first IRL celebration since 2020 and providing tools and resources related to COVID-19 as cases continue to rise in the Bay Area; The two-day festival celebrating Latin American and Caribbean culture continues today with a parade of more than 60 participants. [NBC Bay Area]
  • An 11-year-old boy who was reported missing in Gilroy on Saturday has been successfully and safely located by police. [KRON4]
  • Part of the Lake Merritt BART expansion will include an affordable senior housing project that will add 557 new homes to Oakland’s housing stock, 233 of which will be for low-income residents. [Oaklandside]
  • BottleRock’s return this year has been a financial lifeline for many participating restaurants still struggling to weather the peak of the pandemic. [CBS Bay Area News]
  • After causing a media whirlwind with his announcement that he would not participate in the national anthem amid ongoing gun violence, Giants manager Gabe Kapler is apparently open about not skipping the national anthem on Memorial Day. [Chronicle]
  • Chaos broke out at a Memorial Day event near Taft, Oklahoma after a gunman injured seven people and killed one. [TIME]
  • The New York Times published the 78-minute chronicle, detailing every minute how the massacre in Uvalde, Texas unfolded. [NYT]

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