Anita Snow, Associated Press Updated 6:04 pm CDT, Tuesday, July 9, 2019 A makeshift memorial for Elijah Al-Amin is set up at a local Circle K store for the death of the stabbing victim Tuesday, July 9, 2019, in Peoria, Ariz. Peoria police arrested 27-year-old Michael Adams on suspicion of first-degree murder in the killing of 17-year-old Al-Amin, who was stabbed in his throat and back inside the store on July 4. Hundreds of people including a presidential candidate are speaking out on Twitter about the killing of a 17-year-old Muslim youth at a suburban convenience store by a white man who said he was threatened by the boy's rap music. less A makeshift memorial for Elijah Al-Amin is set up at a local Circle K store for the death of the stabbing victim Tuesday, July 9, 2019, in Peoria, Ariz. Peoria police arrested 27-year-old Michael Adams on ... more Photo: Ross D. Franklin, AP … [Read more...] about Killing of black teen in Phoenix area trending on Twitter
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By Mark Gomez | [email protected] | Bay Area News Group PUBLISHED: June 11, 2019 at 6:49 am | UPDATED: June 11, 2019 at 7:01 am For the third day in a row, temperatures across the Bay Area on Tuesday are expected to reach record-setting levels, with some locations yet again soaring above 100 degrees. However, meteorologists with the National Weather Service say relief is just around the corner. Forecast highs for Tuesday include Concord and Livermore at 103 degrees, San Jose at 98 degrees, Palo Alto at 93 degrees and Oakland at 90 degrees, according to the weather service. The weather service has issued an excessive heat warning on Tuesday for the East Bay interior valley, which means means that “a prolonged period of dangerously hot temperatures will occur. Hot temperatures will create a dangerous situation in which heat illnesses are likely.” Today will be another hot day for temperatures in CA. However, tomorrow begins a cooling trend for the remainder of … [Read more...] about Bay Area weather: Stretch of record-setting heat continues
By Nico Savidge | [email protected] | Bay Area News GroupPUBLISHED: June 8, 2019 at 8:27 am | UPDATED: June 8, 2019 at 8:27 am Just two weeks after rain dampened Memorial Day weekend, the Bay Area is bracing for hot, dry and windy weather as summer fire danger ramps up. Pacific Gas & Electric Co. shut off power to about 1,600 customers Saturday in an effort to reduce wildfire risk in the North Bay, where the National Weather Service said wind gusts of 50 to 55 mph were recorded in the early morning hours. #PSPS Alert for portions of Napa, Solano & Yolo counties at approx. 6AM today continuing at least thru Sat. afternoon. Click here for more info including a map of approx. area affected: https://t.co/0WQAPDl2yY pic.twitter.com/TyblxLeZCT — PG&E (@PGE4Me) June 8, 2019 Temperatures Saturday and Sunday are forecast to reach the 80s along the coast and top out in the 100s in parts of Santa Clara County and the East Bay. The heat and wind in Napa and Sonoma … [Read more...] about Red Flag warnings as Bay Area weather turns up heat, wind
By Mark Gomez | [email protected] | Bay Area News Group PUBLISHED: May 21, 2019 at 6:34 am | UPDATED: May 21, 2019 at 6:40 am The Bay Area has received rain in six of the past seven days, including a weak storm system Tuesday that may keep things wet through the evening. Although meteorologists say the late-season storms are unusual, this month is nowhere close to being the wettest May on record in the Bay Area. In San Francisco, where rainfall data goes back to 1850, this May is the 15th wettest on record with 1.82 inches (through Tuesday at 6 a.m.), according to data from the National Weather Service. It’s the wettest May in San Francisco since 1998, when 3.92 inches fell. The May record in San Francisco occurred in 1925, when 4.02 inches fell. In San Jose, where rainfall data dates to 1893, this month ranks as the 11th wettest on record with 1.31 inches (though 6 a.m. Tuesday), according to the weather service. It’s the wettest May in San Jose since 2005, … [Read more...] about Bay Area weather: As more rain falls, where does this May rank?
By Natalie Wong Bloomberg Wed., May 15, 2019 What retail apocalypse? The head of First Capital Realty Inc. said rents have never been so high or vacancies so low in the shops it owns and operates. It helps to be the biggest retail landlord in Yorkville, one of Canada’s ritziest shopping districts, and to have much of your real estate in downtown cores, anchored by grocery stores, fitness centres and pharmacies. It’s a profile often overlooked by investors obsessed with the narrative that online shopping is crushing retail, chief executive officer Adam Paul said. “We’re definitely not representative of the broader retail environment because our focus is very specialized within retail,” Paul, 44, said in an interview at Bloomberg’s Toronto office. “It’s urban focused and it’s necessity-based focus.” First Capital will benefit from this “super-urban” strategy as Canadian cities densify amid rapid … [Read more...] about Yorkville helps First Capital Realty weather retail apocalypse