Tanna runs as soon as she sees me, barking as if I’m a bad guy. This is going to be a long four days. We dog sat for our Murrieta neighbors the Fanaselle family recently, watching Tanna and her brother Howie, blond 8-year-old labs who have a great setup: four dog beds, two dog doors, a nice yard, good food and a loving family. Until they go out of town for a long weekend. Normally a grandmother watches them, but she’s going with the family, so that’s not an option. Neighbors it is.
The principal, Tammy Hunter-Wethers, is on the intercom telling the school we’re going on lockdown. I’ve taught long enough to know this one’s not a drill. I lock my room door at the front and a different door in the computer lab next to me while another veteran teacher closes the other door there. No one’s allowed in or out.
According to National Weather Service records, Labor Day is traditionally the hottest holiday of the year. It will live up to that billing this year. Forecasters are calling for temps 10 to 15 degrees above average to start the weekend. “Obviously, it’s the summer, right?” noted Noel Isla, a meteorologist for the National Weather Service in San Diego. “I guess go to the beach, right?”The average temperature for Sept. 1 in the Riverside area is 93.4, according to weather service records.
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Selecting a term
Start searching tweets, articles from media outlets, articles mentioned in tweets, journalists'
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Phrases (e.g. "cloud computing") — use quotes to keep the terms together
Twitter handles (e.g. @username) — returns those who have mentioned or replied to
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Bio details (e.g. vegan, Olympics, father)
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Find results that mention multiple specified terms, use AND or
+. For example, ensure each result contains both Elon Musk and Mark Zuckerberg by
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