Although takeout has long been a convenience enjoyed by people around the world, in recent months takeout became a key way for many restaurant…

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East County communities have suffered through shelter-in-place orders, rising COVID-19 cases and a slew of inconveniences since the pandemic t…

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News and internet sources are swirling with conflicting reports on how COVID-19 can affect everyone from children to the elderly.

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(BPT) - The wait is over as soccer’s biggest global tournament is under way in Qatar. Situated on a beautiful peninsula, the small Middle Eastern country has pulled out all the stops, building state-of-the-art stadiums to host all 64 scintillating matches enroute to the crowning of the world…

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(BPT) - Billions of people around the world count themselves as soccer fans. No matter who's your favorite team, cheering them to victory is essential. Don't do so on a subpar screen with poor sound at home. You can be the MVP of fans and the envy of the neighborhood by creating the ultimate…

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(NAPSI)—The holidays are right around the corner and sending your mail and packages with the U.S. Postal Service has never been easier or more reliable. With a little planning and the right tools, you can ensure that the perfect gift reaches everyone on your list. 

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(NAPSI)—After your lawn gets its last seasonal cut, it’s time to put away spring and summer outdoor power equipment, such as lawn mowers, leaf blowers, and trimmers. What’s next? Snow throwers, generators and other small-engine equipment need to be readied for winter. How and when you prepar…

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(NAPSI)—It’s a huge irony—those who live in the most wildfire prone areas are shunned by private insurance companies and relegated to rely on the state-subsidized California Fair Plan. This basic Fair Plan, in most cases, will not rebuild a home back to its former glory, yet more than 200,00…

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(BPT) - For owners of small- and medium-size businesses, there are so many elements to be handled that finances often do not get the attention required to drive a sustainable and growing business. It is widely reported that 82% of small businesses shut down due to poor cash flow management, …

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(Statepoint) Scams and fraud are more deceiving these days, reaching you in more ways than ever before. The FTC reported 2.8 million fraud reports from consumers in 2021 alone, with reported fraud losses increasing 70% from 2020 and more than $5.8 million.

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(BPT) - For many people, gift-giving during the holiday season is an important way they show their appreciation for their loved ones. According to the National Retail Federation (NRF), 62% of holiday shoppers agree it’s important to spend on holiday gifts and celebrations this year, and they…

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(BPT) - Controlling the operations of a home with a finger tap seemed out of reach only a few years ago. Today, homeowners are unlocking doors, setting alarms, adjusting the temperature and even turning on lights with a tap on a smartphone. Are we now living in George Jetson’s world?

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(NAPSI)—Beware, cybercriminals target consumers with malicious ads that use scare tactics to trick them into downloading malware, including ransomware that takes over files to force victims to pay to regain access—but you can protect yourself.

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(BPT) - When checking your holiday list, you’re searching for gifts that inspire joy and delight, and electronic items often fit that description. But what if that gift also happens to have a positive impact on your loved one’s life and the world at large? With all that has happened in the l…

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(BPT) - Everyone agrees that water is an important resource, and with the ongoing megadrought paired with increasing costs of water in many cities across the country, water consumption is increasingly top of mind. More people are questioning their daily water use and looking for strategic wa…

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(BPT) - When you think of autumn, you likely picture cozy fires, hot cocoa and piles of colorful leaves. While beautiful, this season can also pose certain dangers to your four-legged friends. During the fall, the days grow shorter, which means less daylight and visibility. As you get ready …

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(BPT) - Currently, it seems like we’re all paying higher prices for things we use every day. But if you apply a little fresh thinking to your daily routine, you can find opportunities to cut your shopping list. A simple change like adding a high-quality bidet seat to your home will drastical…

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(NAPSI)—Have you heard the saying, “Movement is medicine?” Countless studies have shown that physical activity can help reduce the risks of serious health conditions, such as heart disease, diabetes, back and neck pain, some types of cancer, and even falls. That’s why the Centers for Disease…

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(BPT) - A sense of normalcy can be found again in K-12 classrooms across the country, but change is ever present. Although most students are now able to attend class in person, learning loss from COVID closedowns is apparent, especially for students who lack internet access.

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(NAPSI)—If you’re like most people, a frustrating online password process has put you in a bad mood. In fact, according to a recent Aware survey, more than half of consumers report that having to go through a password reset process has negatively impacted their mood—or even their day—while t…

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(NAPSI)—Most people are well aware of the shortcomings of passwords. Generally, they just don’t deliver the level of security and convenience you expect. They can be weak, prone to theft and loss, and just a major source of frustration.

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(NAPSI)—If you work for any of the estimated 32 million business in the U.S., here’s news that might take your breath away: Your office air may need cleaning.