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    Q: Our granddaughter in Sunnyvale had an appointment for her behind-the-wheel exam in early April, which was canceled due to the virus. She waited patiently for months to hear about a new appointment. She finally got the notice for it in Fresno. Because she leaves for college on the East Coast and needs this REAL ID driver’s license, she and her mom are going to spend seven hours driving to  Fresno. What map does the DMV use that shows Fresno...
    Q: Have you seen this great idea started by teens in Marin? Teens like my daughter are ready to take a driving test but have to wait until at least mid-August even to try to schedule an appointment. This is terrible, as I was planning on her driving to school 20 minutes away. With COVID-19, public transportation and carpooling is less than ideal. This petition asks Gov. Newsom to allow certified driving instructors to give the test and get through...
    Q: I am writing in reaction to the report from Susan Tonus, who was driving a rural road in San Luis Obispo County when she struck a deer and significantly damaged her car. Susan wrote that three men drove by noting the accident and questioned why none of them stopped long enough to actually help. My heart goes out to Susan. I believe the answer lies in the fact that none of the witnesses were women. A female would have...
    Gary Richards, Mr. Roadshow, takes questions about Bay Area roads and traffic during a live online chat most Wednesdays. Click here for the Roadshow Q&A columns. Happy Wednesday. Ill be ready at noon
    Q: I have no sympathy for those who whine about a gas tax increase or higher registration fees, or think that Caltrans and others waste their tax dollars. If you want a problem fixed, you pay to fix it. Daniel Smith, Moraga Like Mr. Roadshow’s Facebook page for more questions and answers about Bay Area roads, freeways and commuting. A: We’re paying more today as the state gas tax jumped 3.2 cents to 50.5 cents a gallon. The state...
    Q: My husband and I were driving to Truckee last week, making great time on Interstate 80 when all of a sudden we hit a parking lot of traffic near Colfax due to an oil spill that went for 23 miles. Dianne Vernon, Cloverdale Like Mr. Roadshow’s Facebook page for more questions and answers about Bay Area roads, freeways and commuting. A: And … Q: There were no CHP officers on hand, but there were hundreds of cars and...
    A BRAVE Nottingham Forest fan has had Roy Keane immortalised at the City Ground - with the Irishman holding a Mr Whippy. The Manchester United legend made his name in England at Forest, starring for Brian Clough for three years before his big move to Old Trafford. 6 Roy Keane holding an ice cream was printed out on a cardboard cut out at Nottingham Forests City Ground 6 Prince Harry, an Arsenal fan, and Meghan Markle had their faces printed...
    Q: My daughter had a behind-the-wheel test scheduled in Fresno on July 15 since it was the earliest date we could find back before COVID-19 was an issue. I just received an email that her test has been rescheduled on a date that won’t work. There is an option to cancel the appointment, but nothing mentioned about pushing the date back. I tried calling, and the recorded message says to call back after Aug. 15. Too late for us. Is...
    NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Blaine Kern Sr., a float builder who was often credited with helping expand New Orleans’ Mardi Gras celebration into a giant event known worldwide, has died. News outlets reported that Blaine Kern Sr., known as “Mr. Mardi Gras” for his decades of work that helped boost New Orleans Carnival celebration, died Thursday. He was 93. Kern’s wife, Holly Kern, told WWL-TV that her husband loved what he did and was always eager to share the story...
    NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Blaine Kern Sr., a float builder who was often credited with helping expand New Orleans Mardi Gras celebration into a giant event known worldwide, has died. News outlets reported that Blaine Kern Sr., known as “Mr. Mardi Gras” for his decades of work that helped boost New Orleans Carnival celebration, died Thursday. He was 93. Kerns wife, Holly Kern, told WWL-TV that her husband loved what he did and was always eager to share the story...
    NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Blaine Kern Sr., a float builder who was often credited with helping expand New Orleans’ Mardi Gras celebration into a giant event known worldwide, has died. News outlets reported that Blaine Kern Sr., known as “Mr. Mardi Gras” for his decades of work that helped boost New Orleans Carnival celebration, died Thursday. He was 93. Kern’s wife, Holly Kern, told WWL-TV that her husband loved what he did and was always eager to share the story...
    Q: My wife and I have been stuck in Costa Rica since March, due to the border closure. Our car registration was due in June. We went online to renew, only to discover the DMV website tells us that the license plate or Vin number is incorrect. Thus, we cannot renew on line. I went to the DMV website after a few days and got the same message. Last year when we were renewing, we mailed in the form and...
    Q: I just had my catalytic converter stolen from my 2006 Prius. I had been trying to find someone to put an anti-theft cover on it without success. My Toyota dealer can’t do it yet. What make, models and years are vulnerable to this theft, so I can tell others when they ask (i.e., my husband’s 2013 Camry)? I believe it was published at one time, but I can’t seem to locate the information. I won’t lose it this time,...
    Phillie Phanatic, phenomenal. Mr. Met and Mariner Moose, marvelous. Wally the Green Monster, welcome back. Mascots are getting a reprieve from Major League Baseball. A month after being tossed out of stadiums because of health concerns over the coronavirus outbreak, the fuzzy and funny creatures will return as inside-the-parkers. CLICK HERE FOR MORE SPORTS COVERAGE ON FOXNEWS.COM “The fur is back on the field,” exclaimed Dave Raymond, the playful mischief maker who originally portrayed the Phanatic. On May 16, in...
    Actor Karan Patel, after much back and forth, has been chosen over names like Gaurav Chopra and Sharad Kelkar to replace Karan Singh Grover as Rishab Bajaj in Kasautii Zindagii Kay 2. For those who are still in the dark, Karan Singh Grover has once again made an exit from Kasautii Zindagii Kay 2, owing to not wanting to return to the sets because of the COVID-19 pandemic and also because he felt his character was reduced to being a...
    By BEN WALKER, AP Baseball Writer Phillie Phanatic, phenomenal. Mr. Met and Mariner Moose, marvelous. Wally the Green Monster, welcome back. Mascots are getting a reprieve from Major League Baseball. A month after being tossed out of stadiums because of health concerns over the coronavirus outbreak, the fuzzy and funny creatures will return as inside-the-parkers. “The fur is back on the field,” exclaimed Dave Raymond, the playful mischief maker who originally portrayed the Phanatic. On May 16, in its 67-page...
    Actor Ayushmann Khurrana says he is a huge fan of Aamir Khans work and that he learnt something from the superstar even before he stepped into Bollywood. It is a lesson that has helped him in his journey to stardom. Ayushmann shared that he purposely didn’t see the original version of “Shubh Mangal Saavdhan”, which is a remake of the Tamil film “Kalyana Samayal Saadham”, because of the lesson he received from Aamir. “I did not watch the original and...
    Phillie Phanatic, phenomenal. Mr. Met and Mariner Moose, marvelous. Wally the Green Monster, welcome back. Mascots are getting a reprieve from Major League Baseball. A month after being tossed out of stadiums because of health concerns over the coronavirus outbreak, the fuzzy and funny creatures will return as inside-the-parkers. “The fur is back on the field,” exclaimed Dave Raymond, the playful mischief maker who originally portrayed the Phanatic. On May 16, in its 67-page draft of the operations manual sent...
    Gary Richards, Mr. Roadshow, takes questions about Bay Area roads and traffic during a live online chat most Wednesdays. Click here for the Roadshow Q&A columns. Behind-wheel-tests at DMV resume FridayQ: Gary, I live in Lafayette and my usual BART ride is to SFO, with deafening rail screeching that would cause my wife to remove her hearing aids. I thought it would be a great learning experience to have BART directors ride every line from start to finish quarterly to...
    Tom McKayJust now•Filed to:MODS? MODS!?!MODS? MODS!?!donald trumppoliticstwittergeorge floyd protestssocial mediatechnologySaveScreenshot: Twitter Our big boy president has once again angered the mods, with Twitter flagging another one of his tweets for violating its rules. On Tuesday, Donald Trump tweeted, “There will never be an ‘Autonomous Zone’ in Washington, D.C., as long as I’m your President. If they try they will be met with serious force!” (The autonomous zone is a reference to a group of protesters against police brutality in Seattle...
    Mattel has just unveiled one of their most amazing action figures yet, as one of their exclusive WWE figures for [email protected] is of perennial badass Mr. T. Known for his unique look and from starring on The A-Team and in Rocky III, Mr. T also dabbled in the world of professional wrestling and even competed in the main event of the very first WrestleMania. He would make other sporadic appearances in wrestling promotions in the following years, culminating with his...
    Q: Seems most of the Bay Area has a 65-mph freeway speed limit, so why does Highway 101 in Marin only allow 55 mph from the Golden Gate Bridge to the Marin Civic Center? And why is the speed reduced on the Golden Gate to 45? I recall speed limit being reduced as a safety precaution to avoid head-on collisions. Michael Martin A: Safety and construction. The movable median barrier that separates traffic on the Golden Gate was installed five...
    These days, President Donald Trump’s insatiable cravings for a crowd means asking his fans and supporters to risk their health by packing together indoors despite deep concerns from health experts.  As Trump rallied largely unmasked supporters in Tulsa, Oklahoma, over the weekend,  Arizonans more than a thousand miles away watched warily,  knowing that days later it would be their turn to balance keeping the public safe with Trump’s eagerness to return to his cherished rally format.  I think the bigger...
    A BRITISH Mr Bean look-a-like has become an unlikely internet sensation across Asia after getting stranded under Wuhans lockdown and gaining 400m fans. Nigel Dixon, 52, got stuck in the city earlier this year while visiting friends and started posting videos online on what life was like there. ⚠️ Read our coronavirus live blog for the latest news & updates 6Mr Bean look-a-like Nigel Dixon became an internet sensation after getting stuck under lockdown in WuhanCredit: Mr Pea 6Dixon began...
    Q: There is talk of testing speed cameras in a five-year pilot program in San Jose and San Francisco. But didn’t we have speed cameras in the past that would issue tickets? Jim L. Like Mr. Roadshow’s Facebook page for more questions and answers about Bay Area roads, freeways and commuting. A: Campbell and San Jose tried that, but ended their programs after revenues didn’t cover the costs. However, Campbell became a town where drivers slowed fearing they might...