After an online push, Folsom football player gets chance to rehab from brain injury

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Since May 12, former Folsom football player Dylan Richard has been in a hospital after suffering a traumatic brain injury while skateboarding in El Dorado Hills.

Richard spent the first three weeks at UC Davis Medical Center and the last six at Kaiser Permanente Medical Center. On Wednesday morning, Richard left Kaiser to be transported to Craig Hospital via air ambulance. Craig Hospital is located in the Denver suburbs and specializes in TBI injuries.

His mom, Cindy Manzo, joined him on the ambulance flight to Colorado.

“I’m so super excited,” Manzo said. “Super excited that we are out (of Kaiser). He needs that level of care and focus. I’m super excited he’s finally going to Craig Hospital.”

Only two visitors per patient are allowed at Craig Hospital due to COVID-19 restrictions. Cindy Manzo and Dylan’s dad, Paul Richard, will switch off every two weeks so someone is with their son

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Can you visit Baja now? Maybe. Here’s what you need to know

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A water taxi approaches El Arco, Cabo San Lucas, Mexico, 2015. <span class="copyright">(Christopher Reynolds/Los Angeles Times)</span>
A water taxi approaches El Arco, Cabo San Lucas, Mexico, 2015. (Christopher Reynolds/Los Angeles Times)

Is this the time for a vacation in Baja?

Absolutely not, says California’s governor, backed by legions of local and state health officials who discourage nonessential travel and are alarmed by the continued spread of COVID-19 on both sides of the border.

Yes, say scores of Mexican hoteliers and travel industry workers, desperate for income and eager to explain new safety measures.

Check with the U.S. government, and the answer depends on which agency you ask — and whether you’re driving or flying.

Meanwhile, scores of hotels in Baja California have opened in recent weeks, betting that thousands of Americans are ready to head south. Airlines are adding Baja flights too, even as Canada and much of Europe have banned U.S. tourists, and the U.S. has banned tourists from much of Europe.

Baja California Sur’s

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Unemployment showdown + Team Draymond gains allies on dentist bill + Assessors speak out on ‘split-roll’

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Happy Wednesday! You’ve made it to the middle of the week. Treat yourself by taking a break and reading our latest newsletter.


More than 4 million Californians are paying their bills with help from the special $600 weekly unemployment payments Congress authorized in March as the coronavirus outbreak took hold. That deal expires this week, and lawmakers still are not set on a plan.

Here’s the latest from the team in the McClatchy Washington Bureau:

Senate Republicans are seeking to reduce — but not eliminate — unemployment benefits related to the pandemic that are expiring at the end of this month, so that recipients are not making more money from the benefit than they did while working.

Republicans are rallying behind a reduction in the extra federal benefit. One idea under discussion is to lower the $600 weekly benefit to a flat amount. Another proposal

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The Rights Americans With Disabilities Still Need to Thrive

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Drawing of people with various disabilities including blindness, prosthetic leg, wheelchair user, and people without a visible disability.
Drawing of people with various disabilities including blindness, prosthetic leg, wheelchair user, and people without a visible disability.

July 2020 marks the 30th anniversary of the Americans With Disabilities Act. I can still remember watching George Bush, Sr. sign it into law on TV. I was in middle school, and my mother was a local disability activist, trying to improve accessibility and inclusion in our small college town. We were both so hopeful about the future and what my life would be like in an inclusive world. I could never have imagined what the next three decades would hold for me: graduating from Stanford University, losing my mom to cancer, moving around the country pursuing my goals, surviving abuse, finding a rewarding career here at The Mighty, and now reflecting on the past 30 years as my life hangs in the balance during a global pandemic.

I’ve experienced the power

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CFL’s Edmonton Eskimos abandon team name

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Montreal (AFP) – The Canadian Football League’s Edmonton Eskimos on Tuesday announced they were ending use of the team name amid criticism that the moniker is racist, following in the footsteps of US NFL team the Washington Redskins.

The team’s board of directors “has made the decision to discontinue the use of the word ‘Eskimo’ in the team’s name,” its management said in an online statement.

Use of the term “Eskimo” has been deemed offensive by indigenous peoples and was criticized by one of the team’s sponsors, insurance company Belairdirect, which has urged the team to change its name, according to local media.

“We feel it is important to make this change in response to the findings of our recent engagement and research,” said Janice Agrios, chair of the board of directors.

The team, from the province of Alberta in western Canada, launched a study three years ago, “with an

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7 South Florida attorneys, one accused of stealing $625,000, disciplined by the state

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An attorney charged with ripping off $625,000 and a former Miami-Dade assistant state attorney are among the South Florida attorneys on the latest Florida Bar discipline report.

Also, amid obnoxious behavior in a condominium dispute, an attorney threw in a little religious instruction, with “Take some time this weekend to commune with the Lord, because you will need all the help you can get.”

The Florida Supreme Court, which does the disciplining, frowned on such unsolicited spiritual advice as well as other actions detailed below.

The term “disciplinary revocation” appears a few times in these cases. An attorney can apply for this legal version of throwing in the towel during the discipline process. If disciplinary revocation is granted by the state Supreme Court, the attorney is disbarred, in effect, usually for five years before the attorney can reapply for readmission.

The discipline case goes away without any finding of guilt

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13 Women Reveal How Much They Really Have in Their Savings Accounts at Age 25

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Photo credit: Katie Buckleitner
Photo credit: Katie Buckleitner

From Cosmopolitan

If it feels too weird to ask your friends how much money they have in savings, I get it. Though I believe the world would be a better place if we all were up front about how much we make, spend, and save, we’re not there yet.

So it makes sense if you’re out here turning to Google to figure out whether your savings account balance is within a normal range for your age. But let me clarify something for you real quick: There’s really no magic number of exactly how much cash you should have saved by age 25. “Savings is a very personal thing and varies greatly depending on what you make, what you spend, and how much debt you carry,” says Maria Kapolas-Pollina, financial health digital product solutions lead at Chase.

A good rule of thumb is saving 10 percent of

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NYC Property Mogul Charles Cohen Sticks With Buy-and-Hold Plan in Crisis

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(Bloomberg) — All over Manhattan, trouble is brewing for billionaire Charles Cohen.

Rent collections lag at the Decoration & Design Building, his Midtown showroom palace for interior designers. He’s 60 days delinquent on loan payments for his 42-floor office tower at 3 Park Avenue South.

Even Quad Cinema, his beloved art-house theater in Greenwich Village, is dark — yet another sign of the travails facing the Cohen empire in the time of Covid-19.

If Cohen is sweating, he’s not admitting it. He is, after all, the scion of one of the city’s great real-estate families, with the psychic freedom of a $3.6 billion fortune.

“New York is going to get through this,” Cohen, 68, said during an interview from his Lexington Avenue headquarters. “At the end of the day, there’s no place like New York.”

Still, the pressure is building — and not only for Charles Cohen. The pandemic threatens

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The 25 best CEOs of 2020, ranked by female employees

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Google CEO Sundar Pichai was ranked highly as an effective leader by female employees.
Google CEO Sundar Pichai was ranked highly as an effective leader by female employees.

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The past few years have sparked many important conversations around gender in the workplace. 

Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg’s seminal book “Lean In,” sparked discussions around gender and race in corporate America. The #MeToo and #TimesUp movements shined a light on assault and harassment against women in various industries and across the globe. The coronavirus pandemic made more executives aware of the unpaid household and childcare duties women disproportionately take on, and who was most economically impacted by the pandemic’s economic fallout.

Now, calls for diversity and inclusion from workers amid Black Lives Matter protests are forcing corporations to take a look inward and make changes.

For leaders looking to make change, knowing which corporate leaders rank highly among women can help. It could also help female workers looking to potentially switch companies. Career website

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Hillsborough’s Positive Rate For Coronavirus Reaches 15 Percent

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TAMPA, FL — With positive coronavirus cases continuing to rise in Hillsborough County, the county’s Emergency Policy Group voted to extend the mandatory face mask order for another seven days during its meeting on Monday.

According to Hillsborough County Emergency Management Director Tim Dudley, the rolling 14-day average of cases is 670, an increase of 5.9. The positivity rate based on daily test results is 15 percent.

John Hopkins University of Medicine has issued guidelines recommending that states reach positivity rates of 10 percent or below before they can be removed as “red zone” states.

A document prepared for the White House Coronavirus Task Force said those states in the red zone should maintain stringent protective measures, limit social gatherings to 10 people or fewer, close bars and gyms and ask residents to wear masks at all times.

Currently, there are 11 states in the red zone including Florida, Georgia,

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