Date: July 9th, 2020

Wave Learning Festival Teaches Kids Globally
Education

Wave Learning Festival Teaches Kids Globally

By May S. Ruiz When students were sent home during the coronavirus lockdown in March, they were left to their own devices as they studied remotely. Many didn’t have access to resources and teachers for guidance, which made it difficult to keep up with schoolwork. Parents of young children became active partners with the schools…

Sabrina Lynn Lightfoot
Obituaries

Sabrina Lynn Lightfoot

Jan. 15, 1968 – June 19, 2020 Sabrina Lynn Lightfoot, born the fifteenth of January 1968, passed away at age 52 from a fatal car crash. Sabrina was born at Duke University Medical Center and left us at 9:34 p.m. on Friday June 19, 2020 at the same hospital. Sabrina Lightfoot left behind three sons…

Russell Lee Lightfoot
Obituaries

Russell Lee Lightfoot

Nov. 18, 1965 – June 19, 2020 Russell Lee Lightfoot was the only son of James and Julia Lightfoot. He was born on Nov. 18, 1965 in Los Angeles, Calif. where he became the youngest to siblings Kevin, Carole and Linda. He was also a much-loved uncle to Carole’s son Alexander. Russell passed away in…

IT Security Tech Tip: Your Copier Is Spying On You
Business

IT Security Tech Tip: Your Copier Is Spying On You

Modern business equipment has radically changed how we conduct everyday business. Do you realize that copiers and multifunction printers are also one of the leading causes of data breaches? They are the one device on the network that commonly does not ever have the default password changed. After all, who would want to get in…

Trash, Illegal Fires Pose Health Concerns for L.A. County Beachgoers
News

Trash, Illegal Fires Pose Health Concerns for L.A. County Beachgoers

Visitors reminded to ‘pack in, pack out’ their trash To the record numbers of beachgoers descending on Los Angeles County’s iconic beaches, the Department of Beaches and Harbors (DBH) has a message regarding your trash: pack in, pack out. Since late May, nearly 8 million people have visited the beach—a 60% increase over the same time…

L.A. County is Cracking Down on Price Gouging
News

L.A. County is Cracking Down on Price Gouging

The Board of Supervisors unanimously approved an urgency ordinance Tuesday to strengthen protections for consumers and small businesses and to crack down on price gouging during the COVID-19 pandemic and other emergencies, in response to a motion by Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas. The ordinance, which immediately went into effect, authorizes the filing of civil actions against price gougers at the…

JPL & NASA Work to Create a VITAL Ventilator
Business

JPL & NASA Work to Create a VITAL Ventilator

By Brenda J Trainor Breathing is not rocket science, but rocket scientists are working to help COVID-19 patients breathe. In less than 40 days, scientists at JPL have been able to design, produce a prototype, and begin licensing an affordable ventilator to help alleviate a potentially critical need in health care facilities around the world…

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