California hotels are being used for coronavirus quarantines, governor announces
SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Coronavirus patients who are not sick enough to need hospital care but could be contagious are being quarantined in hotels in San Mateo and Monterey counties, Gov. Gavin Newsom said Tuesday.The hotels are “100% secure, 100% segregated from the general public,” Newsom said during a news conference at the Capitol.Those quarantined in the hotels are among the 26 people who tested positive for the coronavirus aboard the Grand Princess cruise ship docked at the Port of Oakland. Once they were evacuated from the ship, they were all taken to hospitals, where some were determined ...
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Will Forte is everywhere these days — except on the radar
SAN JOSE, Calif. — Lafayette native and former “Saturday Night Live” funnyman Will Forte goes mano-a-mano with persnickety supernatural forces in the Ireland-set “Extra Ordinary,” a lark of a comedy best paired with a frosty pint or two.The now Santa Monica resident is a scream as a has-been rocker and Satan devotee named Christian Winter who gets bedeviled by ghostly shenanigans and wacky plot developments. As he has been the trend in his recent roles, Forte takes a backseat as, in this case, lead actress Maeve Higgins howlingly takes the wheel as a driving instructor who has a way with the d...
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Under the Hood: Truck's seat cushions heat up unbidden
Q: I have a 2003 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD Diesel. My problem is that the heated seat on the driver’s side comes on with no demand. I removed the door panel and disconnected the plug at the switches. The seat is eliminated from heating, but the rear back cushion heats up, sometimes intermittently. Which wire do I disconnect under the seat to eliminate this?—TedA: I don’t get a chance very often to help someone try to make something stop working!Your Silverado seat heaters are a fairly complicated system; seat cushion and/or back heat request switches tell the driver’s door module to move on ...
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Under the Hood: Troubleshooting a faulty power window
Q: The driver’s window in my 2015 Accord has begun to clunk and rock oddly as it’s raised and lowered. It’s mostly noticeable when it’s first opened. I usually need to help it finish closing by pressing upward on the glass with my palm. What do you think may be causing this? Is it something I might fix myself?— Gene T.A: Your Accord utilizes a cable type window regulator, the mechanical device that raises and lowers the door glass. The fault may lie within the regulator, or its attachment bolts may be loose.Accessing/renewing the regulator requires removal of the door trim panel and door glass...
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