Things That Matter With Geena The Latina June 18th

Nail salons, tattoo parlors, and other personal grooming businesses can open as of tomorrow and here’s what to expect. Businesses are requiredto provide daily temperature and symptom screenings to all employees as well as customers; workers must wear a face covering; no additional friends or family are allowed in facilities; and there strict cleaning protocols.

Heads up, drivers: City parking tickets are back next month! For the past few months, the city stepped back on enforcing parking tickets but starting July 1st all parking regulations are back on the table. However, officers will only issue written warnings until July 15. After July 15th citations will be issued and cars will be towed when necessary.

After more than 130 years, Aunt Jemima is getting a new name and new image. Quaker Oats announced that they are retiring the brand and logo acknowledging that "Aunt Jemima's origins are based on a racial stereotype." The company said,"As we work to make progress toward racial equality, we also must take a hard look at our portfolio of brands and ensure they reflect our values."The owners of Uncle Ben's rice plan to change its branding as well.

The brand was inspired by a song called "Old Aunt Jemima" performed by a minstrel performer in the 1800s. The logo was created in 1890 and was based on a woman named Nancy Green who was a "storyteller, cook and missionary worker." Although the image has been modernized over the years.

George Floyd's family applied to trademark the phrase "The George Floyd Foundation" -- and if they get it, they’ll be able to use it to teach and advocate. They are looking to put "The George Floyd Foundation" on downloadable software for mobile phones that educate on police reform, downloadable media files featuring documentaries about George and other digital materials like DVDs, and audio and video files. They also want to feature "The George Floyd Foundation" on a website dedicated to police reform, as well as downloadable documents and PDFs with information on the topic too.  And if they get this trademark, they’ll also be able to put that phrasing on COVID-19 face coverings, sweatshirts and T-shirts, baseball caps ... and even charitable fundraising events to support families who've fallen victim to police brutality.

A Lottery ticket worth $31 thousand dollars was sold at a Mission Beach market The ticket was sold at Beach Market in the 3400 block of Mission Boulevard. There were no tickets sold with all six numbers and the estimated jackpot for Saturday’s drawing will grow to $16 million, but for now that $31,000 is still up for grabs!

Mercury Retrograde Is Here Again

Mercury Retrograde kicks off today, it’s the second Mercury Retrograde of the year. This is a time period when things like communication, technology, commerce, and short-distance travel can get messed up.

It is also a time to revisit the past-both good and bad.

Basically take your time, double check everything and have patience during this time.

Signs Aries, Cancer, Libra and Capricorn will feel the impact the most.

Scorpio and Pisces will feel it the least.

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