After Nearly a Year, UCSB Rec Cen Set To Reopen on April 12

The UC Santa Barbara Recreation Center is reopening in a limited capacity on April 12, the university announced in an email to students on March 23. 

The recreation center — known as the Rec Cen — closed in March 2020 after the university transitioned to online learning in light of the COVID-19 pandemic.

“Due to the decrease in cases and the lift of the regional stay at home order,” the

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Westport officials reflect on year of COVID

WESTPORT — First Selectman Jim Marpe still remembers standing on the steps outside of town hall a year ago — maskless and surrounded by other officials — announcing schools and various aspects of town government would have to close.

COVID-19 had come to Westport.

“This was going to be the ultimate test,” Marpe said.

Days later, the town would be thrust into the national spotlight as news spread that someone

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Now’s best time of year to hit the Lamorinda trails

With the new time change (I still think Daylight Saving Time was designed just to keep us in a constant state of confusion) and warmer weather, now is the best time of year in Lafayette and Lamorinda. Also, as more people get their vaccinations, more of us will enjoy all that our little part of the planet has to offer — superb dining and shopping, green hills, great views and

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Bread and Cameos – a year without income from Broadway stage

NEW YORK (AP) — A year ago, Max Kumangai was dazzling crowds with a jolt of live Broadway excitement. Now he’s doing it with his bread.

The triple threat from the musical “Jagged Little Pill” has leaned into a fourth skill as the pandemic marches on: baking and selling his own sourdough.

From his Manhattan apartment, Kumangai delivers $15 bread loaves or $8 focaccia slices from his Humpday Dough company

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How the coronavirus pandemic has impacted education at Penn State one year later | University Park Campus News

In March 2020, students’ and teachers’ lives around the world were suddenly impacted in a way nobody could have foreseen.

Approximately one year ago, students were sent home from Penn State for two weeks, which would later turn into the remainder of the spring semester.

With the onset of the coronavirus pandemic, education has become reliant on online platforms, and this has proven difficult for teachers and students alike.


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These are the retail trends in ecommerce for this year

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This article was translated from our Spanish edition using AI technologies. Errors may exist due to this process.

Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own.

The social distancing and closure of physical stores as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic has caused electronic commerce and virtual communication channels to grow exponentially in the last year.

By July 2020, it was estimated that the

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Family beg for answers after boy, 15, found dead upside down in snow on coldest day of the year

THE HEARTBROKEN family of a teenager found dead upside down in the snow have begged for answers.

Alfie Lawton, 15, was discovered unresponsive in “unexplained” circumstances near railway lines in New Malden, South London, on the coldest day of the year.

Alfie Lawton was found dead in New Malden on February 8


Alfie Lawton was found dead in New Malden on February 8

The schoolboy had been sticking to the rules in lockdown but asked his mum Sarah on February

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Michigan State Park campgrounds expecting record year, campers should reserve sites early

Reservations for campsites in the Michigan State Parks can be made six-months before the planned arrival date.

MUSKEGON COUNTY, Mich. — Camping sites in the Michigan State Park system can be reserved six-months in advance of a planned arrival date. That means many of the most popular state park campgrounds are already filling up for holidays like Memorial Day and Fourth of July.

For that reason DNR Chief of the

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A Second Depressed Lunar New Year Spells Disaster

It’s Chinese New Year today here in Hong Kong. Vietnamese New Year in Saigon, and Korean New Year in Seoul, too.

We celebrated the holiday with family last night, as is traditional. My in-laws came over for hotpot. But it was a tight-knit group of close relatives, just my wife’s sisters and their spouses. Our traditional stroll to the flower market or trip to see the fireworks along the Tsim

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These Jersey Shore towns made more money on beach tags in 2020 than the year before

The summer of 2020 at the Jersey Shore was unlike any other.

Crowds flocked to beaches, desperate for fresh air amid the coronavirus pandemic. Finding a spot on the sand was like a game of musical chairs in a number of coastal towns. And some used drones to monitor social distancing from above and limit visitors.

But how did the pandemic affect beach badge revenues?

Last summer, 27 municipalities along

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Officials in Fayetteville, other Northwest Arkansas cities considering new Slow Streets for year

FAYETTEVILLE — The city wants suggestions on expanding a program intended to slow car traffic and provide pedestrians safe opportunities to be outside during the pandemic.

Fayetteville, Rogers and Bentonville last year participated in nonprofit BikeNWA’s slow streets program. The program involves setting up signs on streets informing drivers to go extra slow through certain stretches. The signs discourage cars without a destination on the street from passing through. Pedestrians,

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CenterLight Health System, Friends of CenterLight Foundation Look Back on a Year of Impact Serving New York Seniors In Need

New York’s Largest Program of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly Pivots to Serve Self-Isolating Participants During a Challenging 2020

BRONX, N.Y. (PRWEB) January 25, 2021

The Friends of CenterLight Foundation today announced that it was able to serve its members with new services and programming during the COVID-19 pandemic of 2020. The Friends of CenterLight Foundation is part of CenterLight Health System, which operates Teamcare, New York’s largest Program of

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Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day events go virtual this year due to the pandemic

Due to COVID -19, this year’s celebration looks a little different, as several community events were hosted online.

MINNEAPOLIS — A day to remember and a day to reflect.

Today’s holiday, in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr’s legacy, is known as  “a day on, not a day off.” A day of service for all Americans to volunteer to improve their communities.

Due to COVID-19, this year’s celebration looks

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How to Celebrate Galentine’s Day, the Absolute Best Day of the Year

Photo credit: Krista Stucchio
Photo credit: Krista Stucchio

From Seventeen

Once upon a time, February was the most dreaded month of the year. If you weren’t in a relationship, it felt like only a time for couples. And if you were dating someone, there was so much pressure to find the perfect gift and be Pinterest-level romantic. But then, along came Galentine’s Day — the holiday that saved the most disliked month of the

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Greenfield winter carnival will be online this year

GREENFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – Greenfield Recreation will host their annual winter carnival online since the in-person event had to be canceled due to the pandemic.

The event will begin on February 5 and end on February 7. It will host nine different activities that can all be done in a socially distant way or completely online.

The events are:

  • Virtual 4 Mile Sleigh Bell Run – You can virtually sign
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2020 in review: Top stories of the year in Fountain Valley

Fountain Valley prides itself on being “a nice place to live,” but the coronavirus pandemic had a way of making times tough on residents and businesses alike.

Still, the community found ways to sprinkle in bits of normalcy like movies in the park and a Halloween parade, as well as helping those in need who faced food insecurity or needed COVID-19 testing.

Across the area, demonstrations were part of 2020.

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Northwest Travel Guide 2021: 25 adventures for the year ahead

Needless to say, it’s a strange time for travel.

The coronavirus pandemic has upended virtually every aspect of our lives, including where we travel, who we travel with, and what we do when we get there. The pandemic canceled most of our travel plans in 2020, and trying to predict what 2021 will look like is futile.

All the confusion makes local and regional travel that much more appealing.


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2020 in review: Top stories of the year in Laguna Beach

In a year when most decisions have been shaped in one form or another by the coronavirus pandemic, Laguna Beach felt the impact in multiple ways.

Beach and school closures, cancellations and modifications of arts programs and annual festivals and changes to restaurant dining are just some of the issues the city grappled with.

Here are some of the top stories in Laguna Beach for 2020:

The Promenade on Forest

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Traffic deaths in N.J. are up this year, despite less cars on the road. Bad behavior is to blame.

Traffic fatalities in New Jersey are higher than they were this time last year and on a deadly trend to finish 2020 with more deaths than last year, despite a drop in traffic earlier in the year, due to the coronavirus.

Safety experts said the death toll in New Jersey reflects what’s happening nationally, that traffic deaths increased in 2020, despite COVID-19 travel restrictions that emptied the roads during the

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Property taxes in Terrebonne and Lafourche are due by the end of the year

Dan Copp
| The Courier

It’s property tax time again for Terrebonne and Lafourche. 

Terrebonne and Lafourche parish property owners received annual tax notices through each parish’s sheriff’s office. Property taxes are due by Dec. 31. Late fees will begin at a rate of 1 percent per month after Jan. 1. 

Taxes can be paid online, by mail or in person. 

Because of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, officials are urging

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