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‘unprecedented fire event’ caused devastation in Oregon. The fires have forced the evacuation of multiple cities & a state of emergency has been declared in the region. Close to a half million acres of land have been burned in OR & WA as of September 8.
Orange sky in San Francisco Bay Area as wildfire smoke covers the area
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#SanFrancisco 10am. It looks like Blade Runner outside city view, the sky is uniform orange mista person crosses a street, lights reflect in the wet sidewalbuildings disappear into orange mist
an art deco building, the orange sky reflected in mirrored wmarket street in san francisco, with steam from a vent. the looking down on an intersection. the sky is orange
move off-world for a brighter future signage: DREAMS. the sky is orangesignage: STAY WILD / BE SAFE. the sky is orangesigns showing distances to twinned cities. the sky is orangecity buildings with signage in the foreground. the sky is or
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If you woke up this morning and thought you were on Mars instead of the Bay Area, you’re definitely not alone. 

Smoke from the #CaliforniaFires has cast an orange glow over #SanFrancisco and the #EastBay.
So, what’s going on?

According to @ggweather meteorologist Jan Null, winds are pushing smoke from the north, where multiple wildfires are raging, to the south and into the Bay Area.

sfgate.com/news/editorspi…
Here’s some satellite footage of what the smoke looks like over the West Coast:

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Hey, Bay Area (and everyone outside our bubble): it's September 1. #sanfrancisco #oakland #berkeley #rock
Live music everywhere is in peril. Here, the clubs that brought the world Green Day, The Coup, Frightwig & Fantastic Negrito may not make it. Folks have organized and are trying to help. I know nothing about the org except #RedAlertRESTART #ExtendPUA
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Now the personal: If only we could get our household ANY due benefits, we'd be in business: @ThePeterCase has been a pro touring musician since the '70s, has not worked since Feb and there's no sign of going back. This isn't our story but it might be yours
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1. News: Joe Biden: Awkward.

"Hey, Everyone... 'I'M JOE BIDEN'S HUSBAND."

“She a Backbone, Like a RAMROD."

“... that's the kind of first lady, lady, lady, lady Jill will be"

-Thread 8.19.20
#DNC #Jill #Biden #Convention
2. News: EXCLUSIVE: Democrat Attorney Confirms that Obama Actually Bragged About Using the Photos of Kids in Cages as Propaganda thegatewaypundit.com/2020/08/exclus… #Trump #Obama #Democrat #Cage
3. News: “It Was All False Conspiracy Theories and Made Up Lies that Were Paid for by the Democrats”-

Carter Page on FISA Warrant Obtained to Spy on Him and Trump Camp
thegatewaypundit.com/2020/08/false-… #Trump #Spygate #Democrats #Obamagate
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@DenisRo80564491 @BarkyB1 @LorenaAD80 If you are tired of seeing "your" people cleaning schitt, quit voting @DNC #Democrats to rule over you.

You can also have all those wealthy #Democrats in #California explain why they waste so much money on fancy mansions & huge temples of high-tech!
@DenisRo80564491 @BarkyB1 @LorenaAD80 @DNC You seriously have not been paying attention if you think those are #Republicans living in #BeverlyHills & similar wealthy suburbs.

Or #Republicans running @Google, @Apple, @Facebook, @salesforce, etc.

Or controlling #SanFrancisco #LA #Sacramento #Berkeley etc.
@DenisRo80564491 @BarkyB1 @LorenaAD80 @DNC @Google @Apple @Facebook @salesforce There's @DNC #Democrat #wealth galore in California to educate all kids very well;

BUT all those #Democrat people + @SpeakerPelosi @SenKamalaHarris @SenFeinstein @RepMaxineWaters @AndrewYang

WANT to keep THEIR #wealth & #expensive lifestyles
& NOT give it away & live "lower".
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A young mountain lion has been spotted in #SanFrancisco on Market near Front St. This as a very young animal - much smaller and younger than mountain lions usually are when they disperse and explore new territory. The photo shows a different cub about the same age. 1/4 A teenage mountain lion cub...
It's likely the mountain lion is confused and lost, and will soon find its way south and out of San Francisco. If you see the mountain lion - do not go near it. Give it a wide berth, slowly back away while facing the lion, do not run!, and call us 415-554-9400. 2/4
If you have a child or small dog with you - pick them up. If the mountain lion approaches - make yourself 'big' wave your arms, shout, throw something, back away slowly while facing the animal, and do not run. We are monitoring the situation and consulting with experts. 3/4
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IT’S HEATIN UP 🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥
when I tweet somethin like this I don't mean IT jokingly or something about me personally. I mean the sim ITself is bubblin... IT gives you all the signs you need if you just pay attention to IT now. ❤️🌊🔥🔥🔥👀
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On March 9, @jbkrell organized a letter to @NYCMayor urging him to implement social distancing. NYC public health community could not get the mayor's ear as @DrKatzNYCHH downplayed seriousness of the epidemic & @NYGovCuomo resisted shutdown as well. 1/ treatmentactiongroup.org/wp-content/upl…
.@NYCSpeakerCoJo urged a shutdown several days later. 2/ nypost.com/2020/03/15/cor…
But still @DrKatzNYCHH said on March 10th: “no proof that closures will help stop the spread,” in an email to the mayor. 3/ nytimes.com/2020/05/14/nyr…
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#COVID19 e una semplice osservazione che non vuole avere pretesa di correlazione:

- New York (stato con T simili alle nostre): 202.000 casi / 10.000 decessi
- California: 23.000 casi / 750 d.
- Florida: 21.000 casi / 520 d.
- Arizona (soo Hot...): 3.800 casi/ 131 d.
Ok. L’Arizona l’ho inserita per questioni di “affetto”, ma non è così popolosa. California, Florida e stato di New York si.
Ma vediamo un altro stato molto popoloso:
- Texas: 14.000 / 318

Ok. C’entra la conformazione del territorio e le distanze. Vediamo
Uno stato con una grande città come Detroit ma molto più freddo:
- Michigan: 25.000 / 1.600

Guardiamo la death rates by state (x 100k)?
- California: 1
- Florida: 2
- Texas: 1
- New York: 32
- Michigan: 10
- Arizona: 1
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It's hard to capture the absence of activity. How do you show something that is missing? These wonderful @reuters pictures do just that.

First, the National Mall in Washington on March 15.

Pic by Carlos Barria

#coronavirus #CoronavirusOutbreak #PictureOfTheDay #photography
An empty lecture hall at the Erasmus University in Rotterdam, the Netherlands, on March 16.

Pic by Piroschka van de Wouw
A swimming pool in Mumbai on March 16.

Pic by Francis Mascarenhas
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Coronavirus UPDATE & Resources
Mar 16th 9PM EST
Global stats:
-181,580 =146 Countries &
-7,138 have died
-78,943 have recovered
-81,038 Cases in #China
-27,980 #Italy
-14,991 #Iran
-9,942 #Spain
-8,236 #SouthKorea
#COVID19 #NE #CA #MA #CT #NJ #WA #NYC
1/n #US #COVIDー19 Stats👇🏾
2) #COVID19 Update
March 16th 9PM EST
4,661 #Coronavirus cases in #US
49 states & DC have confirmed cases
887 new cases in total
17 have recovered
85 Deaths in US: #WA #CA #FL #NJ #NY #GA #SD #KS #CO #LA #VA #SC #OR #NE #KY #IN
#CoronavirusPandemic #CoronavirusOutbreak
States with the most #COVID19 cases:
#NewYork: 950 / 221 new
#Washington: 904 / 135 new
#California: 557
#Massachusetts: 197
#NewJersey 176

#Cluster Hotspots:
#NewYorkCity: 463
#Westchester County: 220
#NYC #Seattle #Snohomish #SantaClara #Coronavirus #SanFrancisco #Texas #NJ
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🚨BREAKING: Mayor London Breed to lockdown #SanFrancisco. Residents may not leave their homes except to meet basic needs including visiting the doctor, or buying groceries or medicine, until at least April 7.

#coronavirus #CoronavirusOutbreak #COVID19
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“Residents will still be allowed to take a walk, exercise or take a pet out to use the bathroom as long as people remain at least 6-feet away from others who are not a member of their own household.”

#coronavirus #COVID19 #CoronavirusPandemic
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MAR 16 #COVID19 MD THREAD 1: REMEMBER these are just NUMBER of POS #Tests and we can't TEST in US Right @VP #Pence and local transmission is on the rise in many places, especially Europe and US.
#China's @JackMa sent FLIGHT off to #US 3 hours ago with #TestKits see next tweet.
MAR 16 #COVID19 MD THREAD 2: A HUGE TY to @JackMa. .TWEETED 8:09PM SUN PM The first shipment of #masks and #coronavirus #testkits to the #US is taking off from #Shanghai.
All the best to our friends in America.
PLS Tell us when you get one.
MAR 16 #COVID19 MD THREAD 3: “When you look at the projections, there’s every chance that we could be #Italy,” @Surgeon_General warned Mon. Widespread #socialdistancing could help change that trajectory, he said.
SEE @MartyMakary ARTICLE tinyurl.com/ue955r4 @maddow @CNN
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#Coronavirus UPDATE & Resources
March 6th 9PM EST
The GLOBAL statistics:
-102,152 total in 🌎
-3,491have died🌎
-57,376 have recovered🌎
-80,651 Cases in 🇨🇳
-6,767 So #Korea
-4,747 #Iran
-4,636 #Italy
#Covid19nyc #NY #WA #CA #MA #TX #OK #IN #AZ
1/9 #US #COVIDー19 Stats 👇🏾
2a) #US #COVID19 Update
March 6th 9PM EST
-330 #Coronavirus cases in US
-26 states have confirmed cases
-98 new cases around the country
-15 have recovered
-14 have died #WA #CA
-US Citizens in Self-quarantine: 13,900+
-See Pandemic Prep Resources 👇🏾
#CoronavirusUSA #Seattle
2b) #US #COVID19 Update 03/06 9PM EST
State with most cases: #Washington - 84
County w/most cases: #KingCounty #WA
County w/most deaths: #Seattle
Most #coronavirus cases today: #CA
State with most self-quarantined individuals: #NY - 4,000
See Pandemic Prep Resources 👇🏾
#MD #NJ
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MAR 4 #CoronaVirusUpdates MD THREAD 1: First see todays #ARGIS map .. US UP to 153 cases.. BUT Remember we can’t TEST! #China has FIVE Tests And TESTS over ONE MILLION per day.

tinyurl.com/uvclzl9 @maddow @CNN @PublicHealth @UCSF @StanfordMed @GavinNewsom @MelanieNathan1
MAR 4 #CoronaVirusUpdates MD THREAD 2: FIRST NOTE : #Princess #cruiseship #GrandPrincess RETURNING to SF wo stopping in #Ensenada. Passengers on a FEB cruise have #coronavirus SAW STORYbut just picking up WaPoUPDATES . Will add here when I find it #SanFrancisco #COVID19 @sfpelosi
MAR 4 #CoronaVirusUpdates MD THREAD 3: American #workers face increasing disruptions to their routines as #companies, #schools and #localgovts implement precautions with many firms restricting travel or weighing work-from-home arrangements. @business @Womenworking @SEIU @maddow
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With 415 #Delegates at stake, the #CaliforniaPrimary represented the biggest haul in the country.

@EpochTimes spoke to voters in #OrangeCounty, #SanFrancisco County, and Santa Clara County as they entered the voting centers. (Thread👇) theepochtimes.com/a-talk-with-vo…
Many voters said they would support the Democrats in the general election even if their candidates lose the nomination.

#Healthcare was a top issue for many, and several older voters said that #Biden’s experience as vice president made them choose him.
Sen. @BernieSanders won #California with just over a million votes statewide, and @JoeBiden trailed him with about 740,000 votes.

About 1.5 million turned out to vote for Trump, who won the Republican primary.
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A good news story to start 2020: My wife and I successfully moved from #Sanfrancisco to #Miami, driving over 3,200 miles -- practically #London to #Cairo. She drove the '97 RAV4 w/ the #pug & I had the moving van w/ the #cat . This is what #utsalumni can accomplish!
“A journey is like marriage. The certain way to be wrong is to think you control it.”― John Steinbeck, Travels with Charley: In Search of America #utsalumni
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En 2015 se trataban apenas el 20% de los líquidos cloacales de todo el país generando inconvenientes en la salud y el ambiente. Nos comprometimos a duplicar el número e iniciamos un plan que incluye 50 nuevas plantas de tratamiento en toda Argentina. Algunos ejemplos 👉🏻
En 2016 pusimos en marcha la obra #SistemaRiachuelo que beneficiará a 4.3 millones de vecinos brindando cloacas por primera vez a un millón y medio. La obra más grande de saneamiento de los últimos 70 años en el país.
En #Neuquén ya terminamos obras que duplican la capacidad de tratamiento. Villa La Angostura ya tiene su primer planta de tratamiento y la ciudad de Neuquén la planta más grande de la Patagonia.
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GOOD MORNING. HERE IS YOUR #KINCADEFIRE UPDATE as of 7:00 AM.

The fire is at 75,415 acres and at 15% containment. Fire was first reported at 9:24 PM near the Geysers at a power plant on 10/23.

See thread below! Stay safe out there! 👇

(1/24)
#KincadeFire
You can find my evaluation of what happened overnight and wind conditions here:


(2/24)
#KincadeFire STRUCTURES DAMAGED OR THREATENED

124 structures have been destroyed, including 57 residential and 5 commercial
23 have been damaged, including 15 residential and 1 commercial
90,015 are threatened including 80,435 homes

(3/24)
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As far as I can tell #SanFrancisco has only issued one (1) building permit for a 10+ unit building based on an application received since Jan 1, 2017. (Barack Obama was president then, remember him?)
That permit was issued for 975 Bryant Street, which replaced an industrial building with what will someday become a 185-unit mixed-use building. (See Application #20170630808). Trammel Crow's website says it's in "pre-construction".
There's backstory: the parcel owner first sought planning permits in 2015 (twice) and then (presumably successfully in 2017). So this is more like a 4+ year process than a 2+ year process. But what happens after the building permit application?
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#tRrump’s ‘Go Back’ comment is, of course, nothing new for most of us who are brown-skinned, @nytimes
What's new is that the #racist comment is from the #POTUS!
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As one who has engaged with the public, I have had my share
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The best example is this.
In 2016, after attending @theAAG annual meeting in #SanFrancisco, and after observing the #homelessness there, I wrote about the issue and related it to the local conditions here in #Eugene
An important public policy topic, yes?
Oh, but I was a brown-skinned #immigrant who was "complaining" ... how dare I try to make my country better by writing about the plight of the homeless!
The responses came.
Most didn't want to help solve the problem.But to call out my "otherness"
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🇺🇸President Trump relaxed & jokes with media, asking if he should keep going. He's then asked about the decision to not strike IRAN and he explains he had many alternative strike targets.

"WE HAVE THE GREATEST MILITARY IN THE WORLD-THEY ARE LETHAL"
@realDonaldTrump #QAnon
🇺🇸"I think John Kerry violated the LOGAN ACT"
President Trump then mockingly re-enacts conversations Kerry (might have?) had with IRAN & how KERRY'S interference has delayed progress in negotiations.

WE HAVE IT ALL - THESE PEOPLE ARE STUPID
@realDonaldTrump #QAnon
🇺🇸POTUS spoke to the Crown Prince of 🇸🇦Saudi Arabia about the murder of Jamal Khashoggi & was told there's been 13 arrests and more to come. He then talks about C_A intelligence & declass.👌🏽
"SAUDI ARABIA HAS COME A LONG WAY"
@realDonaldTrump #QAnon
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