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  • Smart Home: Is the Time Right?

    Shelly Palmer  Since we first met the Jetsons on September 23, 1962, the idea of a smart home has enthralled us. In the 56 years since the show’s premiere, technology has advanced in ways Hanna-Barbera could never have dreamed of, yet we’re no closer to a world where Rosie...
  • Busted: 5 of the biggest holiday myths

    BPT Holiday fantasies are not just for children. It turns out grownups actually celebrate the holidays living by their own set of myths, and they probably don’t even know it. If all the holiday prep and bustle is giving your inner Grinch a migraine, you may find yourself in...
  • 4 Reasons to Start Your New Year’s Resolution Early

    StatePoint Chances are, if you’re contemplating a New Year’s resolution, shedding those extra pounds is at the top of your list, according to a Marist Poll. But the best time to make a weight loss commitment is sooner rather than later, according to Dr. Pamela Peeke, chair of the...
  • DIY Halloween Tips to Save Money

    StatePoint Halloween may be the spookiest night of the year, but it’s the prices for costumes and decorations that are scarier than any vampire (and they’ll drain your wallet even faster). This year, Americans plan to spend $3.2 billion on Halloween costumes and $2.7 billion on decorations, with the...
  • Consejos de BBB para el Inicio de la Temporada de Lluvias

    Evan Arnold-Gordon Golden Gate Better Business Bureau A medida que las hojas empiezan a caer y el clima se enfría, el comienzo inevitable de la lluvia pronto estará sobre nosotros aquí en el área de la bahía. No sólo la lluvia puede ser relajante, refrescante, y una gran razón...
  • BBB Tips for the Start of Rainy Season

    Evan Arnold-Gordon Golden Gate Better Business Bureau As the leaves begin to fall and the weather gets colder, the inevitable start of rain will soon be upon us here in the Bay Area. Not only can rain be relaxing, refreshing, and a great reason to start getting cozied up...
  • DIY Halloween Box Costume for All Ages

    Family Features Candy, pumpkins and costumes are some of the most popular traditions of the Halloween season. This year, rather than searching store aisles for the perfect getup, consider using boxes from your latest deliveries and other items you have on-hand to create a one-of-a-kind DIY costume, or “boxtume.”...
  • Centro para el Tratamiento de Adicciones de Oregon, ofrecerá servicio a Madres

    Eric Tegethoff/Alfonso López-Collada Public News Service Medford, OR – Un local de Oregon ofrecerá un programa de tratamiento contra las adicciones, especialmente para madres que recién tuvieron a su bebé, o que ya lo esperan. Los Estados Unidos libran una batalla difícil contra el uso de opioides y el...
  • Tips for staying connected on Grandparents Day

    BPT Being a grandparent is a joyful experience, but one of the hurdles can be staying connected with family, especially as a first-time grandparent. With an affordable smartphone and reliable wireless network, grandparents can easily capture and share the special moments that matter, no matter the distance. With Grandparents...