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Hey all, I won’t take up too much of your time.

First off, it has been an honor to cover the Sacramento Kings on this site. I have been able to write about and attend some pretty amazing things during my time here, and I met a lot of great people, from ARCO Arena, to Power Balance Pavilion, (am I missing one?), to Sleep Train Arena to the Golden 1 Center.

Thank you to Tom Ziller for bringing me on as the first credentialed member of Str.

Thanks to Akis and Greg for running the site so well following Tom’s departure. Thank you to everyone on the staff for delivering such great coverage (and humor).

And thank you to all of you readers who have built such a great community of Kings fans. You all make this site what it is, so thank you for reading and being so passionate (and for the humor).

Str played a big part in the fans’ fight to keep the Kings in Sacramento, so I will be forever grateful for this site and all of you.

I hope you visit The Kings Herald and read all of our work there when we launch next month.

Secondly, my thoughts are with anyone being affected health-wise, from a mental health standpoint, financially, or any other way by the Coronavirus. These are trying times, and it is important we stick together and take the precautionary actions necessary to ensure the health of ourselves and those around us. We all must take this very seriously.

Thank you to the health care workers (heroes) who are on the frontlines right now doing everything they can to take care of those infected with the coronavirus and trying to prevent it from spreading.

Below are some links that I think are valuable, though I am sure there are many more. If you have more, please post them in the comments.

Tips on how to stay safe/healthy:

CDC: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-nCoV/index.html

World Health Organization: https://www.who.int/emergencies/diseases/novel-coronavirus-2019

How to keep coronavirus fears from affecting your mental health

Employment:

Amazon is hiring 100,000 full and part-time fulfillment and delivery positions.

Safeway is hiring.

Raley’s is mass hiring.

Save Mart Companies is hiring.

Costco is hiring.

If you live in the Reno area, Smith’s Food and Drug Stores have several openings.

Also, in Reno, Renown Health has many job openings.

Where to Donate:

Feeding America

No Kid Hungry

Meals on Wheels

CDC Foundation

American Red Cross

Your local food bank.

If you have a favorite local business, consider purchasing a gift card from them to redeem at a later date.

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Stay safe, everyone.

Try to be as resilient as you can.

Be kind to others and yourself.