By Donna Littlejohn | [email protected] | Daily BreezePUBLISHED: March 21, 2019 at 6:28 pm | UPDATED: March 22, 2019 at 1:33 pm The Los Angeles Board of Harbor Commissioners has postponed a vote on a permit that would open the door to automation and robotics at the Port of L.A.’s largest terminal — a move that could lead to a wide-ranging discussion on how technology will affect the future of cargo movement, jobs and coastal communities. The commissioners on Thursday morning, March 21, were set to weigh whether to grant APM Terminals, at Pier 400, a coastal permit to bring in equipment that would allow for automation. But about 2,000 people filled the hearing, mostly to oppose the permit, and after four hours, the commissioners — agreeing with a request from Mayor Eric Garcetti — ultimately tabled the vote for 28 days. “I sense there are two discussions that are needed,” said new Commissioner Diane Middleton. “On the one hand, what is to be … [Read more...] about This is why 2,000 people showed up to a harbor commissioners meeting in San Pedro to discuss a permit application
Gone are the days of regularly enjoying a solid in-flight meal — now you’re lucky if you can score a bag of Terra Chips or Biscoff cookies. Fortunately, there are plenty of options for fueling up at the airport. Here are our picks for coffee shops, fast-casual options, sit-down restaurants, and bars at each terminal at Logan Airport. Terminal A Coffee shop: There are three Dunkin’ vendors in Terminal A; hit up the quintessential Boston coffee and doughnut stalwart before you jet off to a place that — gasp — may be Dunkin’-less.Fast-casual: At Currito, customize your own burritos and bowls before stopping by the smoothie station for something sweet.Sit-down: Legal Test Kitchen is an experimental arm of the Legal Sea Foods brand, though you’ll find classics here, too, like the signature crab cake and baked Boston cod.Drink: If beer isn’t your drink of choice before or after a flight, consider ordering a glass or two at Vino Volo, an … [Read more...] about Where to eat and drink at every Logan International Airport terminal
By Joan Morris | [email protected] | Bay Area News Group PUBLISHED: January 29, 2019 at 7:00 am | UPDATED: January 30, 2019 at 6:18 am DEAR JOAN: My mother will be 84 in a few weeks. She’s in reasonably good health, although she uses a walker because she’s not very steady on her feet. She lives with us, so we are able to give her the assistance she needs. She has talked about getting another dog, but we don’t have any pets and my husband and I aren’t sure we want one. My husband works and I do a lot of volunteer work, which takes me away from the house throughout the day. I worry that my mom wouldn’t be able to take care of a pet when we aren’t there. What do you think? Not Dog People, Danville DEAR NOT.: You have valid concerns about having a pet, but I think it’s important to also consider what’s best for your mom. Studies have shown that pets can add years to your life, but even if they only extend our time by a single … [Read more...] about Should 84-year-old woman be allowed to have a dog?
Sections SEARCH Skip to content Skip to site index Food Subscribe Log In Log In Today’s Paper Food | A Game Plan for Eating Well in Atlanta Supported by The city’s restaurant scene has evolved since the last Super Bowl here. So look beyond downtown, enjoy the diversity and don’t forget breakfast. ByKim Severson Jan. 29, 2019 ATLANTA — In 2000, the last time this city hosted the Super Bowl, the St. Louis Rams beat the Tennessee Titans, and Watershed had been frying its famous fried chicken in peanut oil flavored with country ham for only a year. The new Southern food movement that the restaurant in nearby Decatur helped define had not yet moved Even here, in the booming cultural and commercial center of the American South, diners had only begun to embrace Now, as the city prepares to show off its new $1.5 billion Mercedes-Benz Stadium on Sunday, when the New England Patriots … [Read more...] about A Game Plan for Eating Well in Atlanta
Crews work on the frame of a merchant booth dubbed “The Artichoke” during setup for the Lightning in a Bottle festival at Lake San Antonio in southern Monterey County in 2017. (Monterey Herald file) A hammock hangs from trees during setup for the Lightning in a Bottle festival at Lake San Antonio in southern Monterey County on Thursday May 18, 2017. (David Royal – Monterey Herald) A worker drives past as crews install the framework for the Thunder Stage for the Lightning in a Bottle festival at Lake San Antonio in southern Monterey County. Since arriving three years ago from Southern California, the festival has provided a financial lift to South County businesses and to the county. (David Royal – Monterey Herald) “Reverend” Alexander Horton of Los Angeles attaches a cloth roof to his “art RV” during setup for the Lightning in a Bottle festival at Lake San Antonio in southern Monterey County on Thursday May 18, 2017. (David … [Read more...] about After attendee deaths, Lightning in a Bottle festival ousted from Monterey County park