• HOME & GARDEN
    Carolyn Singer: November in my garden — Savoring fall, preparing for spring

    My kitchen counter has transitioned from the tomatoes and tomatillos of late summer. The new arrangement of hops, shallots, “Sunshine” kabocha and “Trombetta” squashes, walnuts, red serrano peppers, along with a branch of sweet bay, is both a celebration of fall and an anticipation of Thanksgiving family visitors from Boston, San Francisco, Irvine and Sacramento. […]

  • COUPONS
    Salon owner: Someone made fake Groupon coupons for my business

    DEFIANCE (KMOV.com) – The owner of a salon in Defiance says customers are coming in expecting to get a deal with a Groupon coupon, but the coupons aren’t valid. Kim Oberlag, the owner of Deja Du Hair, says she has had to tell customers that her business has no deal with Groupon. Oberlag said many […]

  • CLOTHING
    My Student in Need: Requests for clothing

    From the creator of My Neighbor in Need, www.mystudentinneed.org is a website that provides a private and nurturing way for teachers and faculty members to ask for help for a Student in Need and a way for the community to give back. .Seventh-grade boy, age 13, is in need of clothing and tennis shoes. We […]

  • ELECTRONICS
    MY MACBOOK A COMPLETE GUIDE FOR ELECTRONICS BAN AIRPORT THIEVES

    New security regulations from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security and U.K.’s Department for Transport ban passengers flying from certain Middle East and North African airports to the U.S. and U.K. from bringing electronics bigger than a smartphone into the cabins. Laptops, e-readers, tablets, cameras, and more will now have to be checked in at […]

  • NEWS
    I Have a Customer Who Wants the Cloud, How Do I Write My First Proposal?

    As IT companies embrace the business opportunity the cloud presents and transition to become cloud-ready service providers, one of the first questions that may arise is how to draft a proposal that reflects the change in orientation, from traditional project-based to managed services. For the answer, Small Business Trends turned to Chaitra Vedullapalli, cloud architect […]

  • ALL DEALS
    What Is Workspace as a Service and How Can It Help My Business?

    Workspace as a Service, or WaaS for short, is a type of virtual desktop that gives employees access to their office applications and data from anywhere at any time regardless of geography using the device of their choice (i.e., desktop computers, laptops, tablets and smartphones). It represents the latest step in the evolution of office […]