In Northern California, the Slater fire leaves two dead and a town reeling

When Happy Camp Elementary School in rural Northern California started class two weeks ago, it was one of the few in California to reopen classrooms for children during the COVID-19 pandemic. Abigail Yeager had worried at first whether sending her 6- and 8-year-old sons was the safe thing to do and whether wearing masks “was going to freak them out.” Those fears were quickly relieved. Her sons and other students were thrilled to be back in school, and it seemed …

Larry Pardey, Mariner Who Sailed the World Engineless, Dies at 81

With his wife, Lin, he circumnavigated the world twice on wooden boats that he had built. And they always took their time. Larry Pardey sailing off the coast of New Zealand in 2010. He was referred to as “one of the greatest small boat sailors of any era.”Credit…Lin Pardey Aug. 28, 2020Updated 5:41 p.m. ET On a perilous westerly course bound for Cape Horn near the southern tip of South America in 2002, Larry and Lin Pardey made their approach into …

Protesters gather outside the White House as Trump speaks to GOP convention

Hundreds of protesters — some wielding air horns and whistles — gathered outside the White House on Thursday night as President Donald Trump accepted the Republican nomination on the South Lawn. The demonstration followed calls on social media for protesters to try to disrupt the president’s outdoor speech by making lots of noise. Federal officials erected extra fencing around the White House this week apparently to keep protesters farther away. Reporters at the protest site described the mood as festive …

A California bill would allow a duplex on most single-family parcels

The California Assembly is considering a bill that would require local governments to permit duplexes on parcels now largely restricted to one house, in effect eliminating single-family zoning that dominates in most suburban residential neighborhoods. The measure, Senate Bill 1120, is pitched as a way to ease a long-running housing shortage that has hammered low- and middle-class families throughout California but is drawing criticism from homeowners concerned it will fundamentally change their neighborhoods. If ultimately passed by the Legislature and …

A loophole is allowing thousands of California students to use pandemic-shuttered classrooms

Five-year-old Jameson Miniex twisted his fingers into his curly hair, watching with rapt attention as a teacher in a blush-colored hijab read a book for the first day of school. Around him, other Los Angeles Unified School District kindergartners scribbled their assignments and stretched their hands in the air, each working behind a clear plastic partition that is now as much a part of school’s visual lexicon as milk pints and chalkboards.   But these L.A. students aren’t back in …

TPC Boston Profile: PGA Tour Returns With The Northern Trust

BOSTON (CBS) — TPC Boston had been a regular stop on the PGA Tour since 2003. It hosted what was then known as the Deutsche Bank Championship over Labor Day weekend. The tournament was played Friday through Monday, rather than the typical Thursday through Sunday. In 2018, the Dell Technologies Championship (as it came to be called) ended when the PGA Tour cut the FedExCup Playoffs from four events to three. The event’s end meant TPC Boston no longer had …

Mothers, Babies Stranded in Ukraine Surrogacy Industry

Virus travel bans are wreaking havoc on surrogacy agencies that help same-sex couples build families. Ira, a surrogate mother who traveled to Northern Cyprus to give birth in February, watched the newborn die on a table while doctors worked to save her own life.Credit…Oksana Parafeniuk for The New York Times KYIV, Ukraine — Tears streamed down Yevhenia Troyan’s face as her flight took off from Northern Cyprus, one of the odd corners of Europe where Ukrainian surrogacy agencies have set …

Jared Kushner Doesn’t Deny Election Talk During Kanye West Meeting

Jared Kushner Kanye and I Were Very Chatty … Doesn’t Deny Election Talk C-SPAN Jared Kushner says he talked with his good buddy Kanye West about lots of things during their infamous pow wow … and he’s not denying they discussed the 2020 Election. President Trump‘s son-in-law and trusted aide spoke Thursday morning at the White House about his weekend summit with Kanye — describing their face-to-face as a great discussion about a lot of things.   Jared was asked …

President Donald Trump Slams College Football Cancellations As ‘A Tragic Mistake’

(CBS Local/CBS Chicago)- The college football season remains up in the air as the Big Ten and Pac-12 are reportedly leaning towards cancelling, while the ACC and SEC appear ready to forge ahead and the Big 12 remains uncertain of what to do. Amidst this conversation about the season, players across the country have united around the #WeAreUnited and #WeWantToPlay campaigns pushing for a plan to safely conduct the season and allow them to organize a players association. President Donald …

Flight Tips for Parents of Young Kid

Are you the parent of an infant, young child, or young child? If you are, are you likewise in the process of preparing a trip that requires flight? If you are, you might be fearing your approaching flight. Problems are all that lots of parents can think of. With that stated, there are a number of manner ins which you can make flying with your kids not only easy, however enjoyable as well. For children under two years of age, …

2 – Keeping Your Marriage And Its Blanket Of Love

There is clear to an ideal marital relationship. If marital relationship could give you a glimpse of heaven, it might offer you as much of hell. There is even a well-known stating where the ideal marriage can just be discovered between a deaf and a blind couple, due to the fact that the deaf husband can not hear the nagging of his wife, while the blind partner can not see the imperfections of her spouse. Obviously, there are likewise those …

Nighttime assistance

There’s just a lot a single person (or 2) can do to get an infant to go to sleep. There are things you can utilize aside from your own shoulder to help lull your child to sleep. An infant swing can be a good idea and leave your hands complimentary. Set the swing at a sluggish and mild rock; you don’t desire this to be an exciting or revitalizing experience. You wish to make it unwinding so your baby can …

2 – Is Your Partner Worth Saving A Marriage?

Anybody that has stated marriage was simple needed to be single! There is nothing simple about combining your life with another person. Several years back, people did not divorce due to the fact that they remained in situations in which it was just not an option– ladies could not support themselves and society did not accept it, among lots of others. Now, however, marital relationships are ending left and. If you are in a marriage that is on the rocks, …

Educating Your Kid: The House Schooling Alternative

One option that lots of families are welcoming is home schooling. With each passing school year, more and more households in North America– indeed, in many countries around the world– are electing the house education for their children. There are some guaranteed benefits and particular disadvantages to choosing house schooling for your kids. Turning to the favorable components of home schooling initially, chief amongst them is the fact that moms and dads have higher control over the education of their …

100 – How To Look after Your Body During Pregnancy

Being pregnant means following a healthy lifestyle is more crucial than ever. It’s vital to comprehend what steps you can require to keep you and your baby in good health. Prenatal care is among the important aspects that ensure a smooth pregnancy. The very first examination needs to take place during the very first 6 to 8 weeks of your pregnancy, when your menstrual duration is approximately 2 to 4 weeks late. For females who are reasonably healthy and have …

Moving from the Bottle to the Sippy Cup

A lot of kids, by the time they have to do with 9 months old, have the motor skills needed to drink from a cup. If you think your child’s prepared to make the relocation from bottle to sippy cup, try filling a sippy cup with water and let your child try and consume from it. Do not anticipate excellence with the first tries. He’ll most likely drool, spit and dribble a bit, which will most likely delight him! Within …

2 – Is Love Truly Blind?

Having actually been happily wed (and some of the times not so happily) for 30 years, I can not help but ask myself more regularly whether my love is blind. How else would I have been able to go through the various difficult times in our relationship? The next concern I have actually been asking is whether it had been great that my love is blind. I found an interesting area in the book “An Intro to Favorable Psychology” by …

v 100 – How to Increase Your IQ– Surefire!

What if I were to tell you that just six months from now your IQ could be 25 percent higher than what it is today? And what if I informed you that all you needed to do was carry out an easy everyday workout that would make it occur? In fact, there is strong evidence that by doing this one simple exercise, you can significantly increase your IQ– and even make yourself a genius! What is this easy, simple and …

Developing Reading Skills When Homeschooling Your Child

The severe quantity of versatility offered by homeschooling creates lots of academic advantages. Among them, naturally, is that “home” and “school” become one, so that the educational experience does not have to begin and end with the ringing of a bell. By including educational activities into your home life as a whole, you child will acquire a better instructional experience. One of the very best aspects of house schooling is you can come up with an instructional plan that suits …

2 – Timeless Groomsmen Gifts Never Head Out Of Design

Your bride decreases her list with you one more time, and she says, “How are you doing on your groomsmen presents?” Your usual reaction would be to stare at her blankly. Not today! Below you’ll discover a wealth of traditional choices from money clip watches to stogie humidors that will impress her with your taste and preparedness. These timeless products complete the accessories of men of all professions and ages, and they never head out of style. For Wearing Cufflinks: …