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"We"re not guided by politics in this, we"re guided by science": Los Angeles mayor responds to DOJ letter calling stay-at-home orders "arbitrary and unlawful"

Reuters Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti responded to the Justice Department threatening "heavy-handed" action against the city's strict stay-at-home orders, saying that city officials are "not guided by politics in this, we're guided by science." "I .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMay 22nd, 2020

Seattle closed more than 20 miles of streets to cars so people could exercise during lockdown. They mayor said they"ll stay that way.

Lindsey Wasson/Getty Seattle closed more than 20 miles of streets to cars so people could exercise during the coronavirus stay-at-home orders. Mayor Jenny Durkan announced Thursday .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMay 8th, 2020

Salon owner gets week in jail for refusing to close business

Last month, Shelley Luther, owner of Hot Mess Enterprises, publicly tore up a cease-and-desist letter during a protest against stay-at-home orders......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralMay 6th, 2020

‘Tesla Stock Price Is Too High,’ Elon Musk Tweeted. Then Came the Stock Plunge

Musk followed up with more tweets calling for an end to stay-at-home orders (Bloomber.....»»

Category: topSource: timeMay 1st, 2020

"He"s a rich, arrogant guy who cares about nothing but his money": Some Tesla workers slam Elon Musk after he went on a rant calling stay-at-home orders "fascist" (TSLA)

Diego Donamaria/Getty Images for SXSW Tesla CEO Elon Musk drew some criticism by saying the response to the spread of COVID-19 has been overblown. On We.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMay 1st, 2020

Elon Musk calling stay-at-home orders "fascist" is the latest in a string of controversial comments over the past 2 months. Here"s how the Tesla CEO has responded throughout the coronavirus crisis. (TSLA)

Brendan Smialowski/AFP via Getty Images Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk has been outspoken about the coronavirus crisis since early March, when he first tweeted that panic over the virus was "dumb." Since then, Musk has gone on to .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMay 1st, 2020

Johnson County considers delay in reopening businesses

Johnson County is debating when and how it will reopen.  Kansas and Missouri are under stay-at-home orders aimed to stop the spread of the novel coronavirus, Covid-19. Both states’ orders will expire on Sunday, though Kansas City Mayor Quinton Lu.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 30th, 2020

Coronavirus update: Stanford Health cuts wages 20% | Stay-home orders likely to be extended | Longtime restaurant closes

Even as the coronavirus outbreak strains many parts of the U.S. healthcare system, Stanford Health Care is making across-the-board employee pay cuts and furloughs, Palo Alto Weekly reports, citing a letter sent to staff by the organization's president and.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 27th, 2020

Photos show how Texas"s stay-home orders have emptied out Austin, a city known for its eclectic music scene, nightlife, and outdoor recreation

Joey Hadden/Business Insider Mayor Steve Adler issued a stay-at-home order for the City of Austin from March 24 to May 8 to prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus. Texas Gov. Greg Abbott also .....»»

Category: personnelSource: nytApr 23rd, 2020

Mayor Kenney writes open letter to citizens of Philadelphia

Mayor Jim Kenney has written an open letter to Philadelphia's 1.6 million residents regarding the coronavirus pandemic, urging people to stay at home and take other necessary steps before things return to normal and "we reclaim our lives." The full.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 10th, 2020

Before and after photos show how stay-at-home orders helped Los Angeles significantly reduce its notorious smog

Getty/Reuters/Business Insider Los Angeles, which is notorious for its smog, has some of the cleanest air in the world, as California sta.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderApr 7th, 2020

Mayor Ron Nirenberg to extend ‘Stay Home, Work Safe’ orders through end of April

Editor’s note: This story was published through a partnership between the San Antonio Business Journal and KSAT. Mayor Ron Nirenberg is anticipating extending San Antonio’s “Stay Home, Work Safe" orders for it to align with Gov. Greg Abbottâ.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 3rd, 2020

Food ordering service Allset gets $8.25M in funding on strong demand for takeout

Allset has raised $8.25 million in a financing amid increased demand for online takeout orders as Americans stay home to prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus. The Los Angeles-based startup said the Series B funding round brings the its tot.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 31st, 2020

See what Denver looks like during the statewide stay-at-home order (Photos)

If you haven't traveled around Denver lately, good for you. As Gov. Jared Polis and Mayor Michael B. Hancock have repeated insisted since implementing stay-at-home orders for the city and the state, stemming the rapid spread of the potential dead.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 29th, 2020

Oil prices on track for best month on record

All 50 states and Washington, D.C., have at least partially reopened after stay-at-home orders designed to slow the spread of COVID-19 removed about 30 million barrels of global oil demand a day......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsMay 29th, 2020

California reopening speeds up even as state hits 100,000 confirmed coronavirus cases

From barber shops to shopping malls to restaurants, many businesses shuttered for months began to come back to life this week as government officials rapidly lifted stay-at-home orders that helped slow the spr.....»»

Category: topSource: latimesMay 28th, 2020

Total Chaos: Chicago Sees Deadliest Memorial Day Weekend In Years Despite Stay-At-Home Orders

Total Chaos: Chicago Sees Deadliest Memorial Day Weekend In Years Despite Stay-At-Home Orders.....»»

Category: personnelSource: nytMay 26th, 2020

Economic Report: New home sales edge upward in April despite coronavirus stay-at-home orders

Home builders have an opportunity to see improved sales by shifting their designs to meet buyers’ new preferences in a post-coronavirus world......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 26th, 2020

While many restaurants are coming back to life, some remain dark [PHOTOS]

The coronavirus pandemic caused more than a few of the Kansas City area's best-known restaurants to temporarily close. While some have reopened as of Memorial Day, a number haven't yet and some never will. The area's stay-at-home orders and prohibi.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 25th, 2020

Inside the home improvement sector: Shoppers flock to Lowe"s and Home Depot thanks to stay-at-home orders, spring weather

Mike Blake / Reuters and Shannon Stapleton / Reuters The coronavirus pandemic has battered much of the retail industry, but home improvement stores are a major exception to the rule.  Home Depot and Lowe's — the two biggest players.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMay 24th, 2020

Unemployment triples or quadruples in these 7 cities on Kansas side of metro

If they weren't already, the effects of Kansas' stay-at-home orders became apparent in state job figures released Thursday. The Kansas Department of Labor's April labor market report [PDF] shows that the statewide unemployment rate jumped by 8.4 p.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 22nd, 2020