San Diego’s homeless to transition out of convention center, into hotels by December with council approval

With the San Diego City Council’s approval, the city will convert two Residence Inn locations into fully furnished, move-in ready, apartment-style homes.

SAN DIEGO — The City of San Diego is expected to vote Tuesday on a major plan to turn two local hotels into housing for the homeless. With the San Diego City Council’s approval, the city will convert two Residence Inn locations  – one on Kearny Mesa Road and the one on Hotel Circle in Mission Valley – into fully furnished, move-in ready, apartment-style homes for about 400 homeless people.

The plan calls for many of them to move out of the San Diego Convention Center by December, where they’ve been temporarily housed during the pandemic. As of Monday, it was still housing about 1,000 people. 

“If there’s been any silver lining during this pandemic, it’s there’s fantastic work happening inside this building,” said Mayor Kevin Faulconer Monday,

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Grand Hyatt Nashville, Hotel Kansas City and Hyatt Centric Center City Philadelphia

New openings signify Hyatt’s commitment to growing with intent in markets that matter most to guests and members

Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) announced today the opening of three distinct hotels across the U.S., including Grand Hyatt Nashville, Hotel Kansas City, which is part of The Unbound Collection by Hyatt brand, and Hyatt Centric Center City Philadelphia. Aligned with Hyatt’s purpose of care and promise of growing with intent, Hyatt proudly introduces three new full service hotels that invite guests to once again experience the joy of travel.

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Hotel Kansas City (Photo: Business Wire)

Grand Hyatt hotels celebrate the iconic in small details and magnificent moments. Drawing inspiration from each destination, Grand Hyatt hotels provide superior service and signature experiences within a backdrop of dramatic architecture, world-class restaurants, luxury spas, and spectacular meeting and event spaces.

The Unbound Collection

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How the Covid-19 pandemic has changed the data center business

Site sterilization

But some jobs just can’t be done remotely. For those on site, there’s increased hygiene, with staff using sterilizing wipes on any surface that may have been touched. Some companies are investing in ultraviolet lighting to kill bugs. Biometric security is going hands free, with eye scanners replacing fingerprint locks. At the first whiff of Covid-19, the entire facility is sterilized.

Data centers have always had business continuity plans to weather natural disasters, and Stack adapted their plans to the pandemic, says Casey: “We made changes to protect our critical operations staff and our clients. We are taking temperatures as folks come through the door and increasing our janitorial tasks. We also have different rules for shift changeover. We used to overlap shifts, but not anymore, we now don’t have overlaps just to keep the separate shift socially distanced.”

If it all goes wrong and one site has

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