Popular East Bay pop-up restaurant Broke Ass Cooks shut down by health inspectors

Pandemic-born runaway hit Broke Ass Cooks just became yet another pop-up restaurant to be shut down by Alameda County health inspectors, according to its founders. The move indicates that the county is beginning to crack down on the growing number of food businesses operating in legal gray areas since the pandemic has started.

Founders Bilal Ali, Keone Koki and Hoang Le, who started the jerk chicken business in their shared West Oakland backyard without health department permits, said their landlord told them Wednesday that she had received a notice from Alameda County that they had to cease operations at the property. A spokesperson from the health department confirmed that it sent the notice of a violation of the California Retail Food Code for being an unpermitted food vendor after receiving a complaint about the business.

The friends and house mates from Broke Ass Cooks started the company after being laid

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Drug injecting centre is shut down after two coronavirus cases

A controversial injecting room in Melbourne has been forced to close after the centre recorded two positive coronavirus cases. 

The two cases at the North Richmond facility were recorded on August 10 and 17. 

The centre was closed on both occasions for deep cleaning to be undertaken but is understood to have opened up again as it’s considered a life-saving health service.

Up to 300 addicts are said to be travelling to the legal drug injecting facility every day.

The announcement of the new cases comes just days after residents raised concern over how many people were gathering outside the facility to shoot up during the city’s strict COVID-19 lockdown. 



a person sitting in front of a fence: A man with at least five syringes in his syringe kit next to him is seen by a resident on Sunday


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A man with at least five syringes in his syringe kit next to him is seen by a resident on Sunday



a person walking down a street next to a building: The two cases at the North Richmond facility (pictured) were recorded on August 10 and 17. The centre was closed on both occasions for deep cleaning to be undertaken


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The two cases at the North Richmond facility (pictured)

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NY Medical Workers Face Layoffs; LA Party House Utilities Shut Off

As schools across the U.S. decide whether to reopen this fall, many are left wondering how to know if it’s safe. Public health experts say virus rates in the community should be low, but there’s little agreement on a specific threshold or even a measurement.




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Medical workers write their names on face masks to identify each other while wearing PPEs at the emergency field hospital run by Samaritan’s Purse and Mount Sinai Health System in Central Park on April 08, 2020 in New York, United States. New York City

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‘Shut It Down Now, And Start Over’

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As the coronavirus pandemic continues to spread throughout the U.S. despite mask mandates and social distancing measures, more than 150 medical experts, scientists and other health professionals signed a letter organized by a prominent consumer group and delivered to government leaders Thursday calling for new shutdowns to bring case counts down and “hit the reset button” to implement a more effective response.

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The letter, which was organized by consumer group U.S. PIRG and sent to the Trump administration, congressional leaders and state governors, urges leaders to “shut it down now and start over,” saying the government must “take bold action to save lives.”

The signatories call for closing all non-essential businesses and

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