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  • San Francisco-based Dropbox announced Tuesday that will stop asking employees to come into its offices and instead make remote work the standard practice.
  • For employees that need to meet or work together in person, the company is setting up “Dropbox Studios” when it’s safe to do so.
  • The company extended its mandatory work from home policy through June 2021.



Drew Houston wearing a suit and tie: Dropbox Inc. co-founder Drew Houston waits as Dropbox (DBX) is listed for the company's initial public offering (IPO) at the Nasdaq Market Site in New York, U.S., March 23, 2018.


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Dropbox Inc. co-founder Drew Houston waits as Dropbox (DBX) is listed for the company’s initial public offering (IPO) at the Nasdaq Market Site in New York, U.S., March 23, 2018.

San Francisco-based Dropbox announced Tuesday that it will stop asking employees to come into its offices and instead make remote work the standard practice, even after the coronavirus pandemic ends.

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“Remote work (outside an office) will be the primary experience for all employees and the day-to-day default for individual work,” the company said in a

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Kids at play in Sabre Springs, a block away from the van Dam home - Image by Joe Klein

Kids at play in Sabre Springs, a block away from the van Dam home

Trigger Happy or Just Plain Happy? Who is David Medina?

Dressed neatly in a white oxford cloth shirt with a blue pullover sweater, David Medina, a.k.a. “Happy,” pursed his lips and appeared to listen closely as Judge John Thompson handed down Medina’s sentence — nine consecutive life terms plus 156 years. It was August 1, 2001. Medina was 24 years old.

By Justin Wolff, Jan. 17, 2002 | Read full article

7-Eleven on H Street. When Cruz walked out of the store, Medina and Bury told him to shut up before he got “capped.”

What Made Them Kill

Our local contribution to death row.

When Judge William Mudd sentenced David Westerfield to death on January 3 of this year, Westerfield joined a special subset of San Diegans. Of the 616 inmates on California’s death row, 31,

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New 5G networks were supposed to be the battleground where wireless carriers began competing with cable and fiber providers in the home Internet market.

But with ultra-fast 5G not widely available yet, both Verizon and T-Mobile have recently rolled out home Internet services powered by their 4G LTE cellular networks.

These 4G broadband offerings aren’t promising blazing-fast speeds. But they are relatively inexpensive and target more rural areas where sluggish DSL Internet service is common.

Last week, Verizon rolled out LTE Home Internet in rural communities in 48 states. It promises download speeds of 25 megabits per second on average, with upload links at 3 to 5 megabits. It’s unlimited, meaning there are no data usage caps.

Verizon’s LTE Home costs $40 per month for people who are current Verizon Wireless customers, and $60 per month for people who aren’t. Subscribers also need to buy a $240 router, which can

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Within a day of releasing numbers of coronavirus cases for school district across Texas, a first since the pandemic began, the state health department pulled the data from its website after discovering “issues.”



a man and a woman taking a selfie in a room: Oscar Cruz, 32, right, a sprinkler system installer, gets tested for the coronavirus at a walk-up site at Burbank High School last June. Nearly 350 people, some arriving before 4 a.m., lined up to get tested.


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Oscar Cruz, 32, right, a sprinkler system installer, gets tested for the coronavirus at a walk-up site at Burbank High School last June. Nearly 350 people, some arriving before 4 a.m., lined up to get tested.


Assistant City Manager Colleen Bridger said Friday that the city of San Antonio is relying on its own verified data to understand the virus’s grip on area schools.

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The Metropolitan Health District on Thursday reported 52 confirmed cases of the coronavirus in Bexar County schools — roughly 35 percent fewer cases than the Texas Department of State Health Services listed before pulling the numbers.

“We just make sure that we know for a

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