San Francisco – Tags Area http://tagsarea.com/ Mon, 10 Jan 2022 23:44:00 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.8 https://tagsarea.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/04/tags-area-icon-150x150.png San Francisco – Tags Area http://tagsarea.com/ 32 32 Computer problems shut down COVID testing sites in San Francisco, Hayward – CBS San Francisco https://tagsarea.com/computer-problems-shut-down-covid-testing-sites-in-san-francisco-hayward-cbs-san-francisco/ Mon, 10 Jan 2022 23:44:00 +0000 https://tagsarea.com/computer-problems-shut-down-covid-testing-sites-in-san-francisco-hayward-cbs-san-francisco/

SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) – After already temporarily cutting hours at several COVID testing sites in San Francisco due to staffing issues, nationwide IT problems have forced health officials to shut down six centers completely Monday afternoon test.

Computer difficulties weren’t isolated in San Francisco.

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The San Francisco Department of Public Health tweeted at 1:30 p.m. that computer problems with the city’s COVID-19 testing partner Color were leading to the shutdown of a number of sites.

The closed test sites were Alemany, SOMA (7th / Brannan), Southeast Health Center, 20 Norton, Ella Hill Hutch and Bayview Opera House.

“We are working with Color to welcome those who had an appointment today,” read a subsequent tweet. “We will provide updates as we learn more and have the next steps. “

Residents were asked to refer to an online list of other testing sites in San Francisco.

Color, a Palo Alto-based company, shared the following statement regarding the outage:

“We have temporarily suspended service until the end of today at our San Francisco test sites to make sure people don’t have to wait unnecessarily. We are dealing with intermittent outages that have impacted our patient registration and specimen collection software, and our team is actively working to resolve this situation. We will restore service to these locations as soon as possible. For anyone whose appointments have been rescheduled today, Color will be in touch with alternative testing options. Please do not access these sites for testing purposes at this time. Do not call 911 or go to the emergency room unless it is a medical emergency. We apologize for the stress and inconvenience caused.

The issues have also emerged in Hayward, another city that has partnered with Color for its COVID testing sites.

The problems started around 9 a.m. Monday morning at the Cherryland COVID testing center on Mission Boulevard in Hayward when nurses noticed a slowdown in the computer system. The registration process, which can normally be completed in seconds, took over ten minutes per patient.

The Hayward site was also using Color Labs, whose website repeatedly froze and was unresponsive Monday morning.

The system worked intermittently before staff decided to shut down the site early Monday afternoon at around 1 p.m.

“We created it! Thank goodness!” exclaimed McGee. “They said they were going to cancel everything. We weren’t happy about that.

At 1 p.m., non-profit service provider La Familia – which runs the site – shut it down and told the hundreds of people in line to go home. La Familia CEO Aaron Ortiz said the site had similar issues last week.

“We will need to have a meeting with the state lab and we will need to have a meeting with the county to determine what the next steps are, he said. “We just can’t keep this happening in the community. Or I’ll have to see if I can change labs.

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Rosa Cruz waited several hours for a test before becoming one of the repressed. Her employer demands a negative test before she can return to work.

“There is nothing we can do. So we’re not going to be available to go to work, ”said Cruz.

Ortiz said Color should be able to deliver its services as promised, despite the increased demand for testing.

“I understand that we have a power surge and the system is overloaded,” Ortiz said. “But at the same time, if you want to take on this job, you have to be ready and you have to be ready to take on this kind of load.”

Back in San Francisco, the public health department had earlier announced it was suffering from a worker shortage linked to an increase in omicron cases among staff, forcing the department to temporarily cut back hours out of four. test sites.

Health officials said the short-term reduction would result in a loss of around 250 tests administered per day. The current 7-day average on SFDPH affiliate sites is 6,000 tests administered per day.

“(The) SFDPH-affiliated test sites will be temporarily affected by reduced hours due to staff shortages related to COVID and due to increased processing times for test results given the high demand from laboratories to across the country, “health officials said in a statement. Press release.

One of the sites, the South East Health Center, will see a reduction in hours on Monday only and then resume normal operating hours on Tuesday.

The other three sites affected are:

  • Ella Hill Hutch – 3 hour reduction in the afternoon – new hours: 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.
  • Alemany – a two-hour reduction in the evening – new hours: 8 am-6pm
  • SOMA (7th / Brannan) – a reduction of three hours in the morning from Tuesday – new hours: 12 p.m. – 6 p.m.

With a surge in demand for tests since early December, San Francisco health officials said, the number of tests administered at the sites has doubled.

“We would like to stress that we anticipate this will be a temporary period and that the sites will continue to operate well beyond their designated capacity,” officials said in the press release. In addition, the SFDPH is working to minimize the impact of this temporary reduction by providing additional resources to increase capacity, including more than 150,000 rapid tests which are expected to arrive early this week.

SFDPH affiliated sites currently account for around 60% of tests administered at city sites.

Over the weekend, Dr Susan Ehrlich, chief executive of Zuckerberg San Francisco General, said her emergency department was overwhelmed with people looking for COVID tests.

“We’ve never seen anything like this during the surges we’ve had so far,” she said. “So please don’t call 911 or go into an emergency department either because you want a COVID test or because you have mild symptoms of COVID. “

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“Most cases of COVID are mild and you can stay at home,” Ehrlich added. “If you have symptoms, if you feel sick, you need to stay home, take care of yourself, and try to stay as far away from others as possible. “

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Guess the rent in San Francisco https://tagsarea.com/guess-the-rent-in-san-francisco/ Sat, 08 Jan 2022 12:03:30 +0000 https://tagsarea.com/guess-the-rent-in-san-francisco/

It’s no secret that renting an apartment in San Francisco is expensive, but it’s not the most expensive in the country anymore! At least for now. Every week we search the apartment rental listings and look for the weird, the luxurious and even just what wouldn’t be nice. The city by the bay has it all, but can you guess how much it costs? Welcome to the series we call “Guess the Rent in San Francisco“.

For a three-bedroom home on Pacific Avenue in San Francisco with a sauna, sweatshop, and four-car garage, you can guess tenants will pay extra. With stunning views of the water from its rooftop terrace, 2725 Pacific Avenue, which is for rent on Craigslist, is the kind of rental most San Franciscans dream of.

This Pacific Heights is for rent in San Francisco.

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2725 Pacific Ave. is located in the heart of Pacific Heights, a short walk from Alta Plaza Park and the Presidio.

This Pacific Heights is for rent in San Francisco.

This Pacific Heights is for rent in San Francisco.

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Right off the first floor you will find an open plan living room, speakeasy living room, two powder rooms and a washer and dryer.

This Pacific Heights is for rent in San Francisco.

This Pacific Heights is for rent in San Francisco.

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The property has an indoor pool that is larger than the lounges of many San Franciscans.

This Pacific Heights is for rent in San Francisco.

This Pacific Heights is for rent in San Francisco.

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Water views from the property’s wraparound terrace, which also has a hot tub and wet bar.

This Pacific Heights is for rent in San Francisco.

This Pacific Heights is for rent in San Francisco.

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The house has a small gym, with Peloton on stage.

This Pacific Heights is for rent in San Francisco.

This Pacific Heights is for rent in San Francisco.

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A Wolf stove and sub-zero refrigerator make up for the small size of the kitchen.

This Pacific Heights is for rent in San Francisco.

This Pacific Heights is for rent in San Francisco.

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The open concept living room is complemented by a functional fireplace.

This Pacific Heights is for rent in San Francisco.

This Pacific Heights is for rent in San Francisco.

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No pets are allowed in this fully furnished home, which costs $ 29,500 per month.


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]]> San Francisco intensive care admissions explode https://tagsarea.com/san-francisco-intensive-care-admissions-explode/ Fri, 07 Jan 2022 12:03:34 +0000 https://tagsarea.com/san-francisco-intensive-care-admissions-explode/

Intensive care admissions are increasing in San Francisco: The city has seen a huge spike in hospitalizations for COVID-19 over the past month, with 97 people admitted to acute and intensive care units as of January 2 – up from 27 patients on December 2. As of January 2, there were 19 people in intensive care beds, up from 8 just a month ago. Hospitalizations are a late indicator of pandemic trends, and based on the 7-day moving average of new cases in San Francisco, which reached 1,032 on December 29 (up from 59 on December 1), they are likely to continue to rise. at an alarming rate.

Oakland teachers plan a work stoppage on Friday: A group of teachers and support staff from the Oakland Unified School District have scheduled a work stoppage for Friday due to inadequate COVID safety protocols in schools. According to a press release posted online, teachers at Skyline High School, Fremont High, Garfield Elementary, Life Academy, MetWest, CCPA, Oakland Tech and other schools will call in sick and caravans at the OUSD district office. to demand a high quality N95. / KN95, weekly PCR tests, installation of HEPA filters in common areas and other safety devices in their schools.

‘Flurona’ occurs during omicron outbreak – What you need to know about the flu and COVID co-infection: Adding another layer of worry to the top of the surprisingly fast wave of the omicron variant, cases of “flurona” have arisen. The term, a “flu” and “coronavirus” coat rack, refers to being infected with both diseases at the same time. Authorities had warned of a possible ‘twindemia’ involving the two diseases last winter, but while some co-infections were reported during the 2020-21 season, the prevalence has remained low as the flu has nearly reached. disappeared from the public health table. Read the full story here.

Omicron sweeps across California hospitals: Some 40% of the state’s hospitals expect to face a critical staff shortage and some are reporting up to a quarter of their staff for reasons related to the virus, Kiyomi Burchill of the California Hospital Association told the ‘Associated Press Thursday. The Los Angeles County Fire Department is transporting patients to hospitals using fire trucks rather than ambulances because 450 firefighters are absent after testing positive, Acting Deputy Chief Brian Bennett said during a briefing. Statewide, confirmed virus cases have increased nearly 500% in the past two weeks, and hospitalizations have doubled since Christmas to more than 8,000. State models predict that hospitalizations could exceed 20,000 by the start of next month.

Intensive care admissions are increasing in San Francisco: The city has seen a huge spike in hospitalizations for COVID-19 over the past month, with 97 people admitted to acute and intensive care units as of January 2 – up from 27 patients on December 2. As of January 2, there were 19 people in intensive care beds, up from 8 just a month ago. Hospitalizations are a late indicator of pandemic trends, and based on the 7-day moving average of new cases in San Francisco, which reached 1,032 on December 29 (up from 59 on December 1), they are likely to continue to rise. at an alarming rate.

Surge and illness: 20% of FS educators absent as district struggles to supervise classrooms: Nearly 900 teachers and assistants in San Francisco were not in their classrooms on Thursday, a significant increase in absences from the previous day, as district officials scrambled to ensure sufficient numbers of qualified adults could replace them. Read the full article here.

Raheem Mostert’s 3-year-old son of the 49ers hospitalized with severe symptoms of COVID-19: Mostert’s wife Devon posted on Instagram a photo of their son, Gunnar, taken to hospital in an ambulance because he had a 103.5-degree fever and other symptoms. Read the full story here.

East Bay School District to close classrooms for two days under “pressure” from omicron: After a few “difficult” days of returning to classrooms and a significant number of teacher absences, West Contra Costa officials announced that schools would be closed on Friday and Monday to ease some of the pressure on staff of the district. Read the full story here.

A cruise ship docks in SF with passengers infected with the coronavirus. Here’s what happens next: A cruise ship carrying passengers who tested positive for coronavirus infection docked in San Francisco on Thursday morning. Twelve passengers aboard the Ruby Princess cruise ship tested positive for coronavirus infection following a random test of 25% of the ship’s passengers, according to the Port of San Francisco. A total of 724 passengers disembarked from the ship, the port said. Read the full story here.

SF State goes remotely: San Francisco State University officials said Thursday the school was delaying in-person teaching until at least February 14. Until then, all in-person courses will be moved online after the semester begins on January 24, although some department heads may apply to have certain courses taught in person. SFSU President Lynn Mahoney said in a message to students and faculty the decision to delay in-person teaching was made after the resumption of COVID-19 testing on campus showed a “dramatic increase positivity rates “.

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]]> Los Angeles Rams vs San Francisco 49ers NFL Week 18 Odds, Games & Outlook for January 9, 2022 https://tagsarea.com/los-angeles-rams-vs-san-francisco-49ers-nfl-week-18-odds-games-outlook-for-january-9-2022/ Wed, 05 Jan 2022 06:54:23 +0000 https://tagsarea.com/los-angeles-rams-vs-san-francisco-49ers-nfl-week-18-odds-games-outlook-for-january-9-2022/

The Los Angeles Rams (12-4) have a five-game winning streak in a Week 18 clash with the San Francisco 49ers (9-7).

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On / under insights

  • Los Angeles games this season have topped 44 points 12 out of 16 times.
  • So far this season, 62.5% of San Francisco‘s games (10/16) have had more combined points than Sunday’s over / under 44.
  • The two teams combine to score 52.3 points per game, 8.3 more than this contest’s total.
  • The competition’s total is 1.1 points higher than the 42.9 these two teams combine to surrender per game this season.
  • Rams games this season are averaging 49.7 points, 5.7 points more than Sunday’s over / under.
  • In 2021, games involving the 49ers averaged 46.9 points, 2.9 more than the total set in this contest.
  • Los Angeles have eight ATS wins in 16 games this year.
  • This season, the Rams are 4-5 ATS in their nine games as a 4-point or better favorite.
  • Los Angeles games this year have topped point total on 50% of their occasions (eight times in 16 games with set point total).
  • The Rams amassed 6.0 more points per game (27.3) than the 49ers gave (21.3).
  • When Los Angeles scores over 21.3 points, it’s 7-4 ATS and 10-1 overall.
  • The Rams are averaging 378.8 yards per game, 66.0 yards more than the 312.8 the 49ers allow per outing.
  • Los Angeles is 8-7 ATS and 12-3 overall when the team amassed over 312.8 yards.
  • The Rams have returned the ball more than 21 times this season, three more turnovers the 49ers have forced (18).
  • Click on SISportsbook and find the latest spread, moneyline and total for the Los Angeles game with the 49ers.
  • In San Francisco‘s 16 games this year, he has eight ATS wins.
  • The 49ers have yet to cover the gap this year when the underdogs 4 points or more.
  • San Francisco’s games this year topped the total on seven of 16 occasions (43.8%).
  • This season, the 49ers are 3.4 more points per game (25.0) than the Rams’ surrender (21.6).
  • San Francisco is 7-3 ATS and 8-2 overall in games when accumulating more than 21.6 points.
  • The 49ers are 32.7 more yards per game (371.1) than the Rams (338.4).
  • In games where San Francisco picks up more than 338.4 yards, the team is 5-4 ATS and 6-3 overall.
  • This season, the 49ers have 22 turnovers, one less than the Rams have take-out (23).

Overview of the house and the road

  • Los Angeles are 4-3 ATS and 5-2 overall at home this year.
  • At home, favorites 4 or more points, the Rams are 3-2 ATS.
  • In seven home games this year, Los Angeles has topped the total three times.
  • The Rams’ average home score total this season is 50.6 points, 6.6 more than the over / under in this competition (44).
  • San Francisco is 4-4 ATS and 5-3 overall in away games.
  • On the road, the 49ers have two ATS wins (2-1) as underdogs at 4 or more points.
  • This season, in three of eight away games, San Francisco has stalled.
  • The 49ers’ average point total in away games this season is 46.1 points, 2.1 more than the top / bottom number in this competition (44).

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San Jose faces Detroit in 3-game road skid https://tagsarea.com/san-jose-faces-detroit-in-3-game-road-skid/ Mon, 03 Jan 2022 08:17:17 +0000 https://tagsarea.com/san-jose-faces-detroit-in-3-game-road-skid/ San Jose Sharks (17-15-1, sixth in the Pacific) vs. Detroit Red Wings (15-15-3, fifth in the Atlantic)

Detroit; Tuesday, 7:30 p.m. EST

BOTTOM LINE: San Jose travels to Detroit in a bid to end their three-game road slide.

The Red Wings are 11-5-2 at home. Detroit ranks 10th in the Eastern Conference with an average of 4.7 assists per game, led by Lucas Raymond with 0.6.

The Sharks are 8-8-0 on the road. San Jose is 16th in the Western Conference with 29.6 shots per game and an average of 2.8 goals.

The teams face off on Tuesday for the first time this season.

BEST PERFORMANCE: Dylan Larkin leads the Red Wings with 30 points, scoring 15 goals and recording 15 assists. Moritz Seider has scored one goal and six assists in Detroit’s last 10 games.

Timo Meier leads the Sharks with 21 assists and 34 points. Tomas Hertl has eight goals and four assists in San Jose’s last 10 games.

LAST 10 GAMES: Red Wings: 4-6-0, averaging 2.6 goals, 4.3 assists, 3.3 penalties and 7.8 penalty minutes while allowing 3.5 goals per game with a percentage of stops of 0.888.

Sharks: 4-6-0, averaging 3.1 goals, 5.6 assists, 2.8 penalties and 6.2 penalty minutes while allowing 3.5 goals per game with a save percentage of 0.893 .

INJURIES: Red Wings: Michael Rasmussen: absent (covid-19), Robby Fabbri: absent (covid-19).

Sharks: None listed.

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Low-key New Years Eve celebrations in San Francisco after NYE fireworks show canceled for 2nd year https://tagsarea.com/low-key-new-years-eve-celebrations-in-san-francisco-after-nye-fireworks-show-canceled-for-2nd-year/ Sat, 01 Jan 2022 07:25:01 +0000 https://tagsarea.com/low-key-new-years-eve-celebrations-in-san-francisco-after-nye-fireworks-show-canceled-for-2nd-year/ SAN FRANCISCO (KGO) – As the Bay Area prepares to celebrate the end of 2021, New Years celebrations in San Francisco have been unusually quiet.

Normally the Embarcadero would be packed with people.

But after the city canceled its fireworks display for the second year in a row, many have had to find another way to ring in the New Year.

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“I think people need to be reminded that there’s a reason to celebrate, I think. It’s easy to get carried away by all the drama that’s going on in the world right now,” said Erica Land.

At the Waterbar restaurant, they were busy early Friday evening preparing to welcome their first guests for a sold-out New Years menu.

The staff here tell ABC7 that the goal is to provide diners with a fun but also safe evening.

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“Everyone should be masked when they enter. Check vaccines and IDs upon arrival. Staff will be fully masked at all times,” Waterbar Restaurant Manager David Hanna said.

Across town, in the Castro neighborhood, others wanted to celebrate the New Year in a more moderate way.
“We just went out for dinner, for a drink, before we got home and probably lay low tonight,” said Veronica Surrette-Fahey, who was celebrating with friends.

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Many people celebrating at the Santeria restaurant say that while they are disappointed that the Omicron variant has put the brakes on yet another New Years Eve, they are happy that they can spend the night close to home with their family and friends. .

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“I’m actually really happy that I’m not traveling and we live in such a beautiful city that I think, you know, just enjoy San Francisco,” he was celebrating with his partner.

Because after another difficult pandemic year, many say they are ready to say goodbye to 2021 in one way or another.

“Thank you very much, good riddance. And we hope to be better in 2022,” Hanna said.

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Sierra Highways open, but stay away: Caltrans https://tagsarea.com/sierra-highways-open-but-stay-away-caltrans/ Thu, 30 Dec 2021 16:09:25 +0000 https://tagsarea.com/sierra-highways-open-but-stay-away-caltrans/

CALIFORNIA – After a week of storms, northern California is drying out, according to the National Weather Service.

While the rain and snow have shifted, cold temperatures remain with daytime highs predicted in the 1950s and nightly lows in the 1930s in most areas.

Caltrans has reopened the Bay Area’s major roads to Lake Tahoe and points east – Interstate 80 and US Highway 50 – but driving conditions remain difficult with heavy snow causing significant delays and requiring tire chains.

Caltrans Director Toks Omishakin posted a video to social media on Wednesday urging drivers in the Bay Area and the state to avoid non-essential mountain travel until weather conditions improve .

“If you have to travel, make sure you are prepared, Omishakin said.

He urged those who wish to visit family and friends to “stay off the roads, conditions are dangerous”.

Caltrans redirected all available teams in the mountains to reopen the roads, bringing in operators from as far as the Bay Area to help. The department has 1,350 field workers who clean mountain highways, working 24/7 in 12-hour shifts, and has deployed more than 600 snowplows statewide.

Caltrans recorded more than $ 22 million in storm damage to state highways during the current winter storm, not to mention the costs of removing snow and fallen trees. Hundreds of trees have fallen on the highways, slowing the snow removal process.

  • Caltrans shared the following safety tips for motorists who need to travel to the mountains:
  • Before setting off, check Caltrans QuickMap for the latest information on road closures and chain control.
  • Wear chains and be prepared for winter driving conditions.
  • Make sure your vehicle is in good working order by checking your brakes, wipers, antifreeze, radiators and exhaust systems before setting off.
  • Do not attempt to bypass freeway closures by using secondary roads.
  • Slow down for Caltrans crews, California Highway Patrol officers, and other emergency responders trying to help control traffic and clear the roads.
  • “Don’t Crowd the Plow” – tailgating or trying to get around snowplows can lead to potentially dangerous situations.
  • Have an emergency kit in your vehicle that includes blankets, water, food, a shovel, gloves, flashlight, and sand or kitty litter to provide traction in case your vehicle gets stuck.
  • Bring cash in case power is not available for credit card transactions.
  • Keep your phone charged in case you need it in an emergency.

As for the next wave of rain and snow, the weekend should remain dry, according to the National Weather Service. But watch out for reporting as rain and snow return early next week.


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49ers News: Is the Jimmy Garoppolo era over in San Francisco? https://tagsarea.com/49ers-news-is-the-jimmy-garoppolo-era-over-in-san-francisco/ Tue, 28 Dec 2021 20:01:00 +0000 https://tagsarea.com/49ers-news-is-the-jimmy-garoppolo-era-over-in-san-francisco/

Now that it looks like Jimmy Garoppolo could miss a long time, it’s fair to wonder if the number 10 played his last snap for the 49ers. How will the Jimmy Garoppolo era be remembered if this is the case? We asked this question on Oh, Hey There! podcast with Leo Luna and special guest Jason Aponte.

“As far as the Jimmy Garoppolo era is concerned,” Aponte said, “it will always stay on my mind. I’ll stay in this. I understand what’s going on now, but I don’t want to be a prisoner of the moment things happened. 2019 will forever be a season that I will always remember. Obviously you will never forget him because of the way it ended. But he was part of it.

He participated in the revival of this franchise. In 2017, as he was doing what he was doing in those five games, people had the thought that a lot of us had. “Dude, wait till this guy finds out about the offense.” Wait until you put guns around this guy. Wait until he really starts to process everything. Either way, I have no hard feelings with the guy. He resuscitated this franchise a lot for a few years, and I have to give him credit for that. “

Jason is right to bring up the context of Garoppolo’s arrival in 2017. The 49ers were a team that had lost 24 of their last 27 games before their first start to the Bears. Then, all of a sudden, the young and handsome former heir of Tom Brady arrives, and the team wins five straight games to close the season. This injection of hope goes a long way with a fan base that has grown used to losing in recent years.

We all know what followed – injuries and inconsistent play sandwiched around a Super Bowl race in 2019. Personally, what I will remember the most from Jimmy’s time here is how good it is. ‘was polarizing. Few players in franchise history have split a fan base as much as Jimmy GQ has. Colin Kaepernick was undoubtedly polarizing, but it had more to do with reasons other than football than with anything going between the white lines. Garoppolo could cause shock arguments, even after a Week 7 random match.

All told, Garoppolo’s record as a San Francisco starter goes down the history books as 30-14. While there is certainly a lot of context needed to fully explain this record, that stuff tends to wear off over the years. Ultimately I think people will remember that he started the seventh Super Bowl in franchise history and most Sundays played by Jimmy Garoppolo ended feeling great.

How will you remember the Jimmy Garoppolo era in San Francisco? Let us know in the comments below and be sure to download Oh Hey There today! podcast to listen to the full discussion.

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COVID testing requirements keep vacation travelers stranded at SFO – CBS San Francisco https://tagsarea.com/covid-testing-requirements-keep-vacation-travelers-stranded-at-sfo-cbs-san-francisco/ Mon, 27 Dec 2021 04:11:00 +0000 https://tagsarea.com/covid-testing-requirements-keep-vacation-travelers-stranded-at-sfo-cbs-san-francisco/

SAN FRANCISCO INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT (KPIX) – Travelers trying to exit San Francisco International Airport on Sunday faced more challenges related to COVID-19 at the end of the holiday weekend: airline cancellations and limited test availability.

“My flight tomorrow is at 6 a.m. and it will be closed until 8 a.m.,” said Jordan Simon, queuing to take a COVID test at the SFO. “I think it’s a terrible line, I think it’s a terrible line for sure. From above it says if you’re here it’s a three hour wait. So it’s like a five o’clock line.

Simon showed up the day before his flight to Southeast Asia because he wasn’t sure he would be able to pass a test before his flight on Monday. The airport offers walk-in testing at the international terminal, but warned some people in the afternoon that they could not take a test until the end of the day.

“It’s stressful, absolutely stressful. We’re just trying to take it as it comes and that’s all you can do, ”said Sandra Brown, who is scheduled to travel to Vancouver, Canada with her family on Sunday. “We already had to re-book once today because our flight was canceled so I’m not sure what the availability would be to re-book for tomorrow because it’s just a cascading save of delays.”

The testing requirements affected the entire family at the airport, even those young enough to avoid the requirement waited while loved ones tried to get their COVID-19 result.

“I’m waiting for my mom to take a COVID test just like my dad and my sister and it’s pretty hard to wait three hours, Adhi Esturi said. “I really want to go to France but sometimes I think it’s not worth it.

Others traveling to international destinations on Sunday said they tried to take a test ahead of time only to learn their result was not valid and needed another test at the airport .

Passengers who were waiting for the chance to get tested said they were already prepared to have their trip delayed again if they didn’t arrive on time. It was not worth it for some of these passengers. For others, it was the price to pay for being with family this holiday season.

“I’m going to have to re-book, I guess, I don’t know. We’ll have to figure it out, ”Sandra Brown told KPIX.

At the domestic terminals it was much quieter without a lot of lines. Airlines canceled hundreds of flights across the country on Sunday, which once again impacted travelers around Christmas, as the Omicron variant forced employees to miss shifts. Downsized flights prevented planes from taking off on time for several days last week. There were only a handful of cancellations listed at the OFS on Sunday.

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Multiple flight cancellations, nationwide delays due to COVID outbreak – CBS San Francisco https://tagsarea.com/multiple-flight-cancellations-nationwide-delays-due-to-covid-outbreak-cbs-san-francisco/ Sat, 25 Dec 2021 02:00:00 +0000 https://tagsarea.com/multiple-flight-cancellations-nationwide-delays-due-to-covid-outbreak-cbs-san-francisco/