Mother Nature on Wednesday brought a little bit of everything to the Bay Area, from fresh snow to the upper elevations to striking amounts of hail in some urban areas. Spring is right around the corner—and so is daylight saving time. Is gaining evening sunshine worth losing an hour of sleep? These eye-opening facts can help you decide for yourself.
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People who are in county jails or unhoused in the Bay Area will be getting more access to COVID vaccines in the coming days and weeks, as public health officials answer long-awaited calls to protect two populations they recognize have profound disadvantages in following physical distancing and hygiene directives. That stands to become most evident in Santa Clara County, which starting Sunday plans to make vaccines available to its entire jailed population and unhoused people staying in encampments or shelters in the South Bay. Currently, residents who are unhoused or incarcerated and fit one of the existing criteria for vaccination — being 65 or older or being deemed significantly medically vulnerable — have been eligible to receive vaccines. Alameda, San Francisco and San Mateo counties have started vaccinating those groups within their jails. Santa Clara County jails have experienced a series of outbreaks dating back to December and which surged at the start of the year.
High Speed 2 HS2 is expected to be given the green light today by Boris Johnson , despite concerns about rising costs. The prime minister will set out his response to the Oakervee Review in an announcement to parliament and is expected to give his final approval to the first stretch, linking London to Birmingham. High Speed 2 is a much more ambitious rail project, involving miles of new high-speed track. The latest proposal is to add an extension northwest to Crewe to the first stage, allowing Liverpool and Glasgow to be served by high-speed trains from the outset.