Safe Trick-or-Treat Tips

Safe Trick-or-Treat Tips

Halloween is Saturday! Some parents are still wondering if it’s safe for kids to go trick-or-treating this year. We want our kids to get to enjoy the holiday and the candy collecting tradition, but is it really a good idea during a pandemic? The health and safety of our kids comes first and doctors say…

Ideas for Halloween at Home

Ideas for Halloween at Home

This Halloween is going to be different, but people seem more or less okaywith that. A new survey asked people how they’re going to celebrate Halloween this year. More than two-thirds of people say they ARE planning on celebrating. And here’s what they’re going to do: Watch a Halloween movie at home, 48%. Decorate the…

Safe Local Halloween Events
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Safe Local Halloween Events

Halloween Fun at Fairytale Town Fairytale Town, 3901 Land Park Drive, Sacramento Friday, Oct. 23, 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.More here.Downtown Roseville Drive-Thru Trick-or-TreatVernon Street, Roseville Thursday, October 29, 2020, 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.More here.Trunk or Treat: Sunrise Mall Parking LotSunrise Mall, 6041 Sunrise Boulevard, Citrus HeightsFriday, October 30, 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.More here.Trunk or Treat at…

Top 10 Halloween Movies

Top 10 Halloween Movies

While for some people, Halloween is all about costumes and candy, for me it is better than Christmas. I love Halloween!!A new poll finds:Two in three Americans feel like they are currently living in a horror movie. What?! LOL66% of folks think watching a horror movie will be a good escape from the horrors of…

Free Internet, Tech, and Training for Locals

Free Internet, Tech, and Training for Locals

Federal funding is helping locals get access to internet, computers, and even tech-related training:Up to 10,000 Sacramento households affected by the pandemic, particularly low-income households with children and seniors, can now apply to receive free broadband access through a new pilot program launched by the City of Sacramento and United Way California Capital Region.If you or someone…

217 New Emojis on the Way!

217 New Emojis on the Way!

The emoji rollout for 2020 was botched, like everything this year, because the timeline got pushed back for coronavirus.  So we all still haven’t gotten this year’s new emojis, including things like a pinching finger hand, ninja, and mouse trap.And because the emoji rollout cycle is behind, next year’s crop is pretty sparse.  It’s mostly emojis…

Stop Buying These Gadgets

Stop Buying These Gadgets

The New York Times tech blog recently ran a list of gadgets you shouldn’t buy, because they’re not worth the money, or other options are better.  Here’s a quick rundown of what they found:1.  Stop buying Apple chargers and other name-brand cables.  You can find generic cables that are almost as good now, and a…

How to Avoid Maskne

How to Avoid Maskne

Wearing face masks all the time is likely to cause you some maskne (that’s mask + acne). The key to avoiding this is to wash your mask regularly. Here’s what experts have to say about how to wash your cloth face mask.   1.  Should you hand-wash your mask, or just toss it in the washer? …