Feb. 27, 2021


Detective Eric Knudson won’t face discipline for shooting Leslie Furcron based in part on ‘absence of any significant violation of Department policies’

U.S. health advisers have endorsed a one-dose COVID-19 vaccine from Johnson & Johnson that’s expected to provide an easier-to-use option to fight the pandemic

Plea deal returns $210 million in public school dollars to California, district attorney says

The myth of the absentee Black father really needs to die, and the so-called “flaws of Black families” are not the reason our communities and children continue to be shortchanged

Environmental health advocates say monitoring air quality at a community level allows for accurate representation, equity in emissions reduction efforts

The San Diego Padres spring training is in full swing under the bright sun of Peoria, Arizona. The Padres have added a number of star players this offseason including Blake Snell, Joe Musgrove, Yu Darvish and Ha-seong Kim. Fernando Tatis Jr. signed a 14-year $340 million deal this week.

National politics

After ex-President Trump’s baseless claims of voting fraud, Republican lawmakers across the U.S. push to change election rules. Arizona leads the way

(Washington Memo) WASHINGTON — Neera Tanden, you might have heard, has a Twitter problem.

WASHINGTON - The Federal Communications Commission late Thursday finalized a $3.2 billion program that will provide a monthly discount to millions of cash-starved Americans struggling to pay their Internet bills - the country’s most ambitious effort yet to close the digital divide amid the coronavirus pandemic.

Unemployed who turned down jobs will have to state under penalty of perjury that prospective employers didn’t meet guidelines on mask-wearing or protective equipment


In a bid to vaccinate 1.9 million San Diegans against COVID-19 by July, the county and local health systems have launched immunization sites throughout the region. Check out this map to find the location nearest you and schedule an appointment.

You’ll find this FAQ embedded in many of our coronavirus-related stories going forward. We’ll add updates as new information comes in


Friday, Feb. 26

San Diego News Fix
The Biden administration is now allowing some asylum seekers to wait for their court cases here in the United States. Reporter Kate Morrissey explains.


To help local businesses and workers recover from the economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Union-Tribune invites you to list your business free of charge.


See more editorial cartoons from Steve Breen here.

Racial Justice Commentary

San Diego Padres Tommy Pham walks off the field after a spring training practice on Tuesday, Feb. 23, 2021 in Peoria, AZ.

Images from Union-Tribune staff and contributing freelance photographers


The Biden administration has started processing small groups of asylum seekers from the ‘Remain in Mexico’ program, but thousands of others hoping for refuge are not yet able to come

Scientists and students from the Autonomous University of Baja California have been offering free COVID-19 testing to better understand infection rates south of the border

The border with Mexico extends well beyond the desert. Tighter enforcement on land has driven record numbers of migrants to attempt dangerous crossings by water.

Some asylum seekers kept waiting across the border by Trump’s “Remain in Mexico” policy will be allowed to enter the U.S. while awaiting court dates

Ballast Point will be hosting an expanded Victory at Sea Days celebration from Feb. 28 through March 7

Plus, Reda’s Ethiopian Vegan Cuisine opens as delivery-only restaurant, operating as a “ghost kitchen” concept

Chef Michael Mina and Ayesha Curry’s restaurant in the Del Mar area reopened for patio dining on Feb. 4


Games, events and promotions


Garage Force Cements Its Place In North GA

National franchise Garage Force opens a new location in Canton, Georgia, with plans to serve surrounding Northern Georgia areas. The company specializes in custom concrete coatings for residential or commercial customers.

All of North Georgia’s concrete coating needs are about to be met with Garage Force’s new Canton location. The location will serve the Canton, Milton, Freehome, Alpharetta, Cumming, Johns Creek, Suwanee areas.


Canton, GA, July 02, 2020 – Joining the ranks of 50+ locations across 24 states, Garage Force North GA specializes in concrete coatings that provide a custom, finished look and functionality to existing concrete surfaces while improving slip and impact resistance. The company has made a name for itself as a leader in garage floor coating installation across the country.

Garage Force North GA strives to achieve 100% customer satisfaction, said Owner Ryan Nichol. His main goal is that customers walk away feeling “absolutely thrilled” with their project.

The LEED contribution 100% Polyurea eco-safe concrete coating is flexible with up to 20 times more durability than epoxy. It’s perfect for residential or commercial garage flooring, auto shops, basements, driveways, pool decks, or anywhere there may be concrete.

Once dry, the concrete epoxy coatings create a smooth and continuous membrane that will protect concrete floors from breaking or chipping. It’s easy to maintain and is resistant to abrasion, impacts, and common chemicals.

With five concrete coating systems to choose from, customers can be sure to find the best one for any concrete needs:

The Full Chip System is resistant to hot tires and almost all common chemicals. The Medici System creates a stained concrete effect with an array of colors to choose from. The Metallic System uses metallic powder tints to create a high-gloss look. The Quartz System’s durable coating conforms to Occupational Safety and Health Administration slip requirements. And the Solid Color System provides adhesive colored floors that are durable, common chemical and abrasion-resistant.

The Garage Force North GA website includes galleries for each of the five epoxy coating garage floor systems that showcases the past work from the company.

Offering a one-day, dust-free installation and a residential lifetime warranty, Garage Force is the perfect way to protect most cement investments, provide additional safety, and a brilliant look to any space all while adding value to customer homes.

For a free quote, call (470) 898-2217 or go to northga.garageforce.com/contact.

About Garage Force North GA

Garage Force North GA is part of the Garage Force national franchise, which has 56 locations across 24 states and is continuing to grow. The company offers top-quality concrete coating options to customers across the United States. At Garage Force North GA, our ultimate goal is to achieve 100% customer satisfaction. We want you to be absolutely thrilled with your project. Offering a full range of products, Garage Force is a leader in floor coating installation across the country. Our coating systems provide a durable finished floor that is both easy to maintain and adds value to your home.

Contact Info:

Name: Ryan Nichol, owner
Organization: North Georgia Garage Force
Address: 995 Freehome Road Canton, GA 30115
Phone: (470) 898-2217
Website: https://northga.garageforce.com/

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