Snow in San Francisco? Mild cities don’t escape winter storm

Credit to Author: ggaviola| Date: Wed, 06 Feb 2019 05:13:50 +0000

Snow in San Francisco? Mild cities don't escape winter storm

PORTLAND, Ore.  — Snow, ice and shivering cold blasted normally mild cities from Seattle to Las Vegas to San Francisco on Tuesday as winter weather sweeping across the U.S. West shuttered schools, made travel treacherous and closed all roads in Yosemite National Park.

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Ex-Starbucks CEO faces hometown protests as he eyes 2020 bid

Credit to Author: eestopace| Date: Fri, 01 Feb 2019 06:51:22 +0000

Starbucks’ Howard Schultz faces hometown protests as he eyes 2020 bid

Former Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz returned to his hometown of Seattle on Thursday after announcing that he’s mulling an independent run for president.

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Seattle TV editor fired after Trump video appears altered

Credit to Author: ccepeda| Date: Fri, 11 Jan 2019 07:35:36 +0000

Seattle TV editor fired after Trump video appears altered

A Seattle TV station has fired an editor after airing video footage of President Donald Trump that appears to be altered.

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Seattle bans plastic straws, utensils at restaurants, bars

Seattle bans plastic straws, utensils at restaurants, bars

SEATTLE — Looking for a plastic straw to sip your soda? It’s no longer allowed in Seattle bars and restaurants. Neither are plastic utensils in the latest push to reduce waste and prevent marine plastic pollution. Businesses that sell food or drinks won’t be allowed to offer the plastic items under a rule that went into effect Sunday.

Seattle is believed to be the first major US city to ban single-use plastic straws and utensils in food service, according to Seattle Public Utilities. The eco-conscious city has been an environmental leader in the US, working to aggressively curb the amount of trash that goes into landfills by requiring more options that can be recycled or composted.

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