Social distancing on the front lines of a forest fire

On our Reporters’ Roundtable we look at how the coronavirus pandemic is affecting the wildfire season. How are crews training in this era of social distancing. And what changes will fire crews see when they are called to a forest fire? And in New Mexico there’s an educational showdown brewing between tribes and the governor of New Mexico. To…

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Social-distancing rules constrain Olive Garden’s capacity, CEO Gene Lee says

Social-distancing limits for dining rooms are constraining Darden Restaurants Inc.’s units more than local coronavirus capacity restrictions, the Olive Garden parent’s CEO said Thursday, but the company is installing temporary plastic barriers to provide seating expansion. The Orlando, Fla.-based casual-dining company, which owns LongHorn Steakhouse, Cheddar’s Scratch Kitchen and other full-service concepts, said 91% of its 1,700 restaurants have…

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SanBenito.com | Weddings permitted with social distancing

The San Benito County Public Health Department on Wednesday announced that the State of California expanded the Place of Worship guidance to include outdoor religious services and cultural services.  According to a press release, the services include weddings–religious or nonreligious–provided that physical distancing is practiced.  Secular weddings, which includes nonreligious wording, vows and readings, are permitted under the same…

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Elated fans abandon social distancing to greet Liverpool Premier League win after 30-year wait

Jurgen Klopp’s men sealed a 19th league title with a record seven games remaining after Chelsea’s 2-1 defeat of second-placed Manchester City left the 2018 and 2019 champions an unbridgeable 23 points adrift. Liverpool’s first English title since 1990 — further delayed by the coronavirus shutdown — earns them their maiden trophy in the Premier League, which was introduced…

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Woman seen coughing on baby after social-distancing argument IDd as ‘special education teacher’ – WND

(LONDON DAILY MAIL) A woman caught on camera intentionally coughing in a baby’s face at a California yogurt shop is reported to be a special education teacher. Surveillance footage of the incident, which occurred June 12 inside a Yogurtland in San Jose, quickly went viral and set off a public search for the suspect. Advertisement – story continues below…

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Johnson warns people against ‘taking liberties’ with social distancing rules – Channel 4 News

Boris Johnson has warned people against “taking liberties” with social distancing rules, saying it could lead to the danger of a “serious spike” in coronavirus infections. Ministers have warned they will crack down if mass gatherings continue during the hot summer. Three people were stabbed during a brawl on Bournemouth beach, where thousands of people flocked yesterday – leaving…

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6 Tips for Safely Posing Portrait Models in a Time of Social Distancing

(Editor’s Note: Exploring Light is a monthly Shutterbug column featuring tips, tricks, and photo advice from professional photographers in Canon’s Explorers of Light education program. This month’s column is by Michele Celentano on how to safely pose models in our time of social distancing.) The Coronavirus pandemic has changed the way portrait photographers must interact with their subjects for the foreseeable future. To be…

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