Jobless Claims , Show Surprise Increase to 412,000. The Labor Department's unadjusted data was released on Thursday. It showed an uptick of nearly 37,000 first-time unemployment claims from 375,000 the previous week. The two states that accounted for the majority of the increase were California, with 15,712 added claims. and Pennsylvania, with 21,590 added claims. Factors related to the pandemic, such as caregiving needs, ongoing fears of the virus, and unemployment insurance payments appear to be weighing on employment growth, Jerome Powell, Former Fed Chairman, via CNBC. These factors should wane in coming months against a backdrop of rising vaccinations leading to more rapid gains in employment, Jerome Powell, Former Fed Chairman, via CNBC. The total number of those who applied for jobless benefits last week, including continuing claims, did fall by close to 500,000.
The rivers that Chinook salmon use to migrate to the Pacific are drying up earlier than ever amid drought in California, so a massive operation is underway to transport the fish in tanker trucks.
June 15th is a big day here in California. Physical distancing, capacity limits and a county tier system have ended. Over a year of restrictions."You had time to grow, time to spend with your family," Christina, from San Diego said. Months of frustration...I got really bored of wearing a mask," Tamer from Oakland said. Theres finally a break for the Golden State. California, the first to shut down in March 2020, now 15 months ago...is among the last states to lift its COVID mandates. Masks are gone for fully vaccinated folks, but businesses can decide if they still want people to wear them.
50 Million Americans Hit by ‘Record-Breaking’ Heat Wave . A “dangerous” heat wave is hitting the western United States. . An estimated 50 million Americans are being impacted. . Excessive heat warning and advisories have been put in place for Utah, Arizona, Nevada and California. . According to the National Weather Service, the heat wave has already tied and broken several “all-time records.” . Dangerous and record-breaking heat to continue across portions of the West and Central Plains … A few monthly and even all-time records have already been tied/broken this week associated with the current stretch of heat, National Weather Service, via ‘The Hill’. Utah’s Salt Lake City hit 107 degrees, a high that has only been hit once before in the last 147 years. .
Occurred on June 6, 2021 / Los Angeles, California, USA Info from Licensor: "Peaches the clever kitty knows how to open all doors. He likes to open the closet door and let his little fellow floof-gang pups and kitties in to steal a stash of hidden toys. Peaches can open all doors in the house, so his kitty momma had to install child-proof door locks on the bathroom doors so guests don't get a surprise!"
Prince Harry and Meghan may have stepped away from their royal duties, but family appeared to be top of mind in naming their second child, Lilibet "Lili" Diana Mountbatten-Windsor, who was born Friday in California.The name pays tribute to both Harry's grandmother, Queen Elizabeth II, whose family nickname is Lilibet, and his late mother, Princess Diana."Thank you for your continued kindness and support during this very special time for our family," Harry and Meghan wrote in a statement that accompanied the birth announcement Sunday.The baby is "more than we could have ever imagined, and we remain grateful for the love and prayers we've felt from across the globe," they continued.The baby girl was born at 11:40 a.m. at the Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital in Santa Barbara, California, and weighed in at 7 lbs, 11 oz, a spokesperson for the couple said.
The Big Bang Theory began airing in 2007 but lasted for twelve years, winning seven Emmys. The show also spawned a prequel series, Young Sheldon, and launched the acting careers of many of its cast members. Mayim Bialik joined the cast in season three and became a regular in season four.Bialik was born on December 12, 1975 in San Diego and her first name means "water". She was a child actress in the 80s and had a reoccurring role on Webster. Mayim also showed up in popular shows like MacGyver and Murphy Brown. She had a few vocal roles on animated TV shows. To learn about her big break, education and ideas of nurturing children, please watch the video above.TBBT Star Mayim Bialik Opened Up About Nurturing Children
**Mandatory credit: The FA** Gareth Southgate expected his England players to be jeered for taking the knee ahead of their win over Romania but again insisted they will continue to make the gesture going forward. The Three Lions boss had asked for supporters not to boo the stance on the eve of this final Euro 2020 warm-up game at the Riverside Stadium but, as they did here on Wednesday night, a minority ignored Southgate's pleas. An experimental and inexperienced England earned a 1-0 victory over Romania through captain Marcus Rashford’s second-half penalty but it was the pre-match reaction which again lingered over the contest.
Not to be confused with albinism, leucism is a condition characterized by reduced pigmentation. So, this cute little guy is white where he should be brown, and brown where he should be white.
Occurred on June 4, 2021 / Escondido, California, USA Info from Licensor: "On Friday, June 5, 2021, my daughter got her leg lodged just above her knee in between the crib guardrails, we tried getting her leg out without her getting even more hurt or breaking the crib. I yelled for my husband who then ran downstairs, after attempting to get her leg out he went ahead and broke the crib in order to get my daughter's leg out."