Solvang Library is hosting ongoing educational programs and special virtual event in March.
DEAR ABBY: I came to this country 30 years ago, at 16. My parents were very abusive and neglectful, so my uncle in the U.S. took me in. I have worked with therapists, and my mind is clear about my past.
Starting today, the virtual film festival will begin screening more than 70 films from 20 countries, in both live and animated form, that span categories of adventure, animation, conservation and kids connecting with nature.
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Inmates' access to email and phone calls at the Lompoc prison has been suspended since mid-April, upsetting family members who say officials have provided no information about their loved ones as COVID-19 infections inside the prison skyrocket.
With school closed for the time being, your children could help an older adult learn something new about today’s technology, whether it be a laptop or a TV remote. Or they might send emails to grandparents or elderly neighbors to chat about what they’re doing, or ask them to participate online in virtual classrooms, symphonies or museums. Best of all: Your children could use this time to record some family history.
Check in with older adult neighbors. Send a text or email, phone them, or leave a note on their front door – whatever they prefer. Just let them know you’re thinking about them, and ask if they need anything. If you’re cooking, make a little extra and offer a dish to them; put it in a disposable container, use a disinfectant wipe to sanitize the outside of the container, and leave a thoughtful note.
On Saturday, Dec. 14, from 12-4 p.m., local Valley icons will open their homes to guests as part of the inaugural "Home for the Holidays Tour," sponsored by the Buellton Senior Center and Santa Ynez Valley Senior Citizen Foundation. Guests will be treated to breathtaking views of the Santa Ynez Valley from festive homes located in Solvang, Ballard and Los Olivos.
CLAIM: Obama robocall supporting Democratic candidate Jim Hood for Mississippi governor is fake.
This freebie is twice as nice: Get a free $13 movie ticket to see "Frozen 2" and a bonus $7 in concessions with yogurt purchase.
A new setting lets you silence unknown callers. You'll still hear from numbers you've recently called or ones stored in your contacts, as well as from numbers the digital assistant Siri finds in other apps, such as within your emails. But the iPhone will assume everything else is spam and send it straight to voicemail.
If you thought you were out of ways to spoil your dog, guess again. Wickedbone is a smart phone controlled “smart bone” that allows you to play with your dog and keep them active and engaged throughout the day, even when you’re swamped with work emails or house chores.
TRUMP, on communications between two FBI employees: "Mueller terminated them illegally. He terminated the emails, he terminated all of the stuff between Strzok and Page, you know they sung like you've never seen. Robert Mueller terminated their text messages together. He would - he terminated them. They're gone. And that's illegal, he — that's a crime." — interview Wednesday on Fox Business Network.
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“I’ve answered many emails from people who have poured out their hearts with real stories that were true. My goal with this bill is not to hurt them in any way. My goal with this bill, and I think all of our goal, is to have Roe vs. Wade turned over, and that decision be sent back to the states so that we can come up with our laws that address and include amendments and things that address those issues."
TRUMP CAMPAIGN: "Just this week, Attorney General William Barr said what the President has thought all along, he believes 'unlawful spying did occur' against Donald J. Trump's presidential campaign." — fundraising email sent Saturday to Trump supporters.
TRUMP, asked if he still "loves" WikiLeaks: "I know nothing about WikiLeaks. It's not my thing." — remarks Thursday with South Korea's president.
Cohen says he isn't aware of direct evidence of coordination between the Trump campaign and Russia during the 2016 election. But he does have "suspicions" about it.
Roger Stone: The longtime Trump confidant and self-proclaimed "dirty trickster" of Republican politics has been under investigation for months as prosecutors try to establish what knowledge he may have had about plans by WikiLeaks to release the stolen Democratic emails in the weeks before the election. Although a 2016 Stone tweet — "Trust me, it will soon the Podesta's time in the barrel" — appeared to presage the disclosure of hacked emails, Stone has said he had no inside knowledge about the content, source or timing of WikiLeaks' disclosure.
One day soon, Brett Kavanaugh may take a seat on the United States Supreme Court.
In her July 30 appeal of a 2017 verdict finding the city of Guadalupe guilty of violating the constitutional rights of an apartment owner, att…
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