Hotel Guests Are Back, but the Workers Aren’t

Kate King, Into Pacheo, Wall Street Journal, July 26, 2022 Hotels, still riding a surge in pent-up demand for leisure travel, are struggling to find enough workers to keep properties running smoothly. Hundreds of thousands of hotel workers have left the industry since the pandemic. There were about 1.7 million accommodation workers employed nationwide in June,…

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S.F.’s new D.A. is Brooke Jenkins, the prosecutor who left Chesa Boudin’s office and joined the recall

Mallory Moench, Megan Cassidy, San Francisco Chronicle, July 7, 2022 Mayor London Breed picked former prosecutor Brooke Jenkins to be San Francisco’s next district attorney following a historic recall that ousted Chesa Boudin from office two years into his term. Jenkins quit her job in the district attorney’s office to campaign against her former boss, becoming…

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