Daytime Gardeners Share at Summer Reading Program Kick-Off

Perfect weather set the stage for the Summer Reading Program Kick-off event at the North Haven Library. The Daytime Gardeners were there to share plants with the children and provide information for interested adults. The children choose the marigold they liked, planted it in a cup, gave it some water, and took it home to […]

School from home is the new coronavirus reality. What will the next three months look like?

A senior at John C. Fremont High School in South L.A., Emilio Hernandez’s class load is about as rigorous as it gets: AP calculus, physics, design, English, engineering and government. He loves talking to his peers in English class, who make all the readings thought-provoking. He often turns to his math teacher, who has a […]

What Bay Area residents can expect after coronavirus stay-home orders are lifted

The last places to reopen to the public may be the most vulnerable: hospitals and nursing homes. Visitors have been forbidden from those places because outbreaks can be especially devastating. On Friday, public health officials in Contra Costa County announced that 27 patients in a 47-bed facility in Orinda had tested positive for the virus. […]

Rupee at day’s low, trades at 75.54 per dollar

“The overall risk sentiment is negative. US treasury yields are lower. USD has strengthened across the board. Asian currencies are trading 0.3-1% weak against the US Dollar. Rupee is likely to trade in a 75.15-75.65 range,” said Abhishek Goenka, Founder & CEO, IFA Global.

Coronavirus: Is the EU’s Erasmus program under threat?

What better story to summarize the significance of the EU’s Erasmus program? According to the European Commission, some 10 million young Europeans have spent time abroad as part of the program that was launched in 1987. Originally an exchange program for universities, the program was later expanded to include internships and voluntary services. In 2018, […]

Pink tests positive for coronavirus and begs fans to ‘stay at home’

She added: “People need to know that the illness affects the young and old, healthy and unhealthy, rich and poor, and we must make testing free and more widely accessible to protect our children, our families, our friends and our communities.”

HBO releases over 500 hours of movies and TV shows for FREE to entice fans to stay at home including The Sopranos and Detective Pikachu

There will also be ten documentaries and docu-series including The Apollo, The Case Against Adnan Syed, Elvis Presley: The Searcher, I Love You, Now Die: The Commonwealth v. Michelle Carter, The Inventor: Out for Blood in Silicon Valley, Jane Fonda in Five Acts, McMillion$, True Justice: Bryan Stevenson’s Fight for Equality, United Skates and We […]

Companies design programs to support customers during social distancing period

Next, to provide one application to help manage work and life and deepen connections with those who matter most, Microsoft has also previewed new features coming to Microsoft Teams for users’ personal life today. With these new features, users can connect, stay organised, and collaborate with family and friends. 

With more working from home, our Internet undergoes a stress test

According to Wolff, the Internet’s path to your home has basically three parts. There are the servers, like the Netflix computers that send out our movies; then there are the fat high-speed connections run by service providers like Comcast and Verizon; ansd then the third part, which are lower-capacity residential networks that reach into your […]

How coronavirus feeds on the poor: US smartphone data reveals high-income earners can stay at home during the pandemic, while low-income workers have travel to work and expose themselves

In February, the Association of American Medical Colleges cautioned the coronavirus outbreak would have a disproportionate effect on poor communities. Residents in those traditionally save less money than people in other communities and are more likely to live paycheck-to-paycheck.