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Broadcom orders its software employees to return to work a week before Colorado will allow others

Before Gov. Jared Polis said reopening the state would begin slowly on Monday, Broadcom engineer Andrei Taraschuk, who works at the San Jose-based chipmaker’s Broomfield office, was shocked to get a note from his company telling everyone to show up in the office starting April 27.  He tweeted his disgust: “As of today, @Broadcom employees […]

Posted inOpinion, Write On, Colorado

A bike ride reminded me: Even amid a pandemic gratitude isn’t out of reach

Thursday, March 26. Day 1 of the statewide shelter-in-place order in Colorado. It’s bright and beautiful, and on the recreation paths carving through my Colorado Springs neighborhood, everyone and their dog is out. I don’t mean to say the pathways are congested; they’re not, and everyone is maintaining more than enough distance. I mean only […]

Posted inCOVID, News, Politics and Government

Colorado’s governor decided not to issue a stay-at-home order. Denver’s mayor just acted on his own.

Updated on Wednesday, March 25, 2020, at 5:46 p.m.: Gov. Jared Polis issued a statewide stay-at-home order that goes into effect Thursday, March 26, and lasts until at least April 11. A day after Colorado Gov. Jared Polis said a mandate that people stay in their homes to prevent spread of the new coronavirus was […]