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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(NAPSI)—These days, it’s still essential for families to stay connected. The last months have been challenging. More than ever people need family and friends.Modern technology has gone a long way to help. Skype and Zoom are marvelous tools but when the connection ends and the screen goes bla…

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(BPT) - Feeling a sense of connection and belonging with others is a basic human need. But unfortunately for many older adults, social isolation and loneliness are on the rise, especially because of the necessary social distancing since the COVID-19 pandemic began.

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(NAPSI)—If you’ll be decking the halls of a new home this holiday season, you won’t be alone. Every year, one in ten Americans moves to a new place. It can take some careful coordination in the best of times, but during the holidays—and a pandemic—it can be even more of a challenge. One of t…

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(StatePoint) Working and learning from home is the new norm for millions of American families. They’re engaged in a daily juggling act, making sure everyone has the bandwidth and privacy to complete their work, whether it’s the latest algebra assignment or the monthly all-staff meeting. Add …

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(NAPSI)—Clearing snow and ice from driveways, sidewalks and parking lots is no small job. You rely on your outdoor power equipment to do the heavy lifting, and it’s important to keep safety in mind. The Outdoor Power Equipment Institute (OPEI) reminds home and business owners to use snow thr…

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(NewsUSA) - These days, stress seems to spike at every turn, especially in the wake of the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, and stressed out individuals continue to seek strategies to improve health, wellbeing and harmony.

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(NAPSI)—If you have a job—or wish you did—or a child in school, a new way of looking at technology, education and the world of work may prove good news for you.COVID-19 has deeply affected both the American workforce and higher education, with community college enrollment down nationwide. Th…

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(BPT) - While recycling is a proactive way to have a positive impact on the planet, putting recyclable items out on the curb is just one step in the overall process. Cartons, like those made by Tetra Pak, are recyclable and are common in many households since they package food and beverage s…

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(BPT) - The United States of America is confusing in the best of times. Tax returns. Fifty different legal systems. Why we still use pounds, inches and Fahrenheit. Daylight saving time. We could go on.

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(BPT) - If you've considered gifting your son or daughter a smartphone, you’re not alone. In a survey by SellCell last year, about 41% of parents thought a smartphone was the top holiday or birthday gift choice for their teenager. But with Common Sense Media reporting that most (53%) kids ha…

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(BPT) - Recent projects have seen project managers and change makers find resourceful ways to maintain momentum and avoid obstacles, despite a global pandemic. To honor this perseverance, Project Management Institute (PMI), with input from hundreds of experts globally, has unveiled 2020’s 50…

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(BPT) - Billionaire Mark Cuban was fired from his first job in software. Actress Jameela Jamil endured three life-changing medical diagnoses before breaking big in Hollywood. Musician John Legend was receiving unemployment checks while waiting for his big break.

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(BPT) - The election season is a lot to handle no matter where you land on the political spectrum. It can be draining on many levels, which is why now is the perfect time to escape the political drama and make up your own political fun at home.

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(NAPSI)—Getting a job may not be as difficult as some people fear thanks to innovative efforts by a government agency.For example, on July 15, 2020, Social Security launched a campaign to inform the public about the Ticket to Work (Ticket) Program. The Ticket Program supports career developm…

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(NAPSI)—Generations of people with disabilities have faced the challenge of figuring out how to best contribute their skills and talents in workplaces that weren’t originally designed with them in mind. Increasingly, employers are acknowledging the benefits of a diverse workforce and advance…

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(BPT) - Whether working from home for the first time, helping kids navigate the new madness of Zoom classes, or simply trying to connect online with relatives, our newfound pandemic-driven remote lifestyles are creating a completely new relationship between ourselves, our homes and our techn…

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(BPT) - Quality smartphones come in all configurations and price points these days. Here are some of the key things you’ll want to look for to make sure you find one that works best for your needs. Happy shopping!

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(BPT) - Heading full speed toward winter, we all know holiday shopping won’t look the same as years past. But that doesn’t mean you should let the latest trends pass you by this gift-giving season. These tips from UScellular will keep you from missing out on the best gifts and gadgets for yo…