PG&E power shut-offs are coming back.
SFGate–For the millions of Californians sticking close to home during the coronavirus pandemic, unwelcome news from PG&E has landed: The dreaded Public Safety Power Shutoffs (PSPS) may be coming back.
The beleaguered company claims that, unlike last year’s days-long shutoffs, this year any power outages due to dangerous wildfire conditions will be shorter and smaller.
“The cadence and frequency of notifications will depend on the forecasted gusty winds and dry conditions, combined with a heightened fire risk, and how quickly those threats change, among other factors,” says PG&E.
Seattle Mayor Durkan’s ‘Summer of Love‘ appears to be devolving into a ‘Summer of Murder and Mayhem’. Without Cops… Did you expect anything different?
Police Investigating Shooting Inside Seattle’s ‘No Cop,’ CHAZ Zone
Newsweek–At least two people were shot and one was killed inside Seattle’s Capitol Hill Organized Protest (CHOP) area early Saturday morning, and police say they are investigating despite it being in a “no-cop” zone of the city.
One reported dead, one wounded in overnight Capitol Hill protest zone shooting
Capitol Hill Seattle Blog–One man was reported dead and another person was shot and wounded in an overnight shooting at the Capitol Hill protest zone.
Police have confirmed the shooting but have not released further details. It was not clear if any suspects were in custody.
Multiple people reported hearing three to six gunshots from the area of 10th and Pine around 2:20 AM. Police radio updates described people seen fleeing to the north on 11th from Pine and through Cal Anderson.
Coming To Your Neighborhood July 4th, 2020??
Rioters Block Highway, Set Fires in Protest of Officer-Involved Shooting Death of Black Man
Breitbart–“It has also been reported that the male subject was shot by an officer in the struggle over the Taser,” GBI’s statement on the incident detailed, providing another update on Saturday which affirmed “new videos” that “indicate that during a physical struggle with officers, Brooks obtained one of the officer’s Tasers and began to flee from the scene.”
“Officers pursued Brooks on foot and during the chase, Brooks turned and pointed the taser at the officer. The officer fired his weapon, striking Brooks,” GBI said.