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 […]

On Thursday, Christie’s record-shattering $69.4 million NFT sale sent the art world ablaze. Never before had anyone paid so much for digital art. But regular investors should also notice one other thing: the buyer paid entirely in ETH for the Ethereum (CCC:ETH-USD) based ownership token. A stack of ether or […]

Just three years ago, Ethereum’s (CCC:ETH-USD) first NFT craze hit the market. Collectible online cats – known as CryptoKitties – were adorable and personalizable. But unfortunately for early investors, the digital equivalent of beanie babies performed precisely like their real-world counterparts. It wasn’t long after the most expensive kitty sold […]

Tennis enthusiasts in San Francisco will have new state-of-the-art courts to play on when Golden Gate Park is set to open the new Lisa and Douglas Goldman Tennis Center next week. The $27 million project to rennovate the park’s courts initially broke ground in April 2019, with the brand-new facility […]

Pitkin County leaders aren’t quite ready to swear off the traveler-affidavit program, but they expressed a willingness Tuesday to make it less restrictive and more hospitable to visitors. Responding to Aspen business leaders’ concerns that the affidavit requirement keeps driving away potential visitors and will continue hurting the tourism trade, […]

Following are programs organized by the city of Lakeville Parks and Recreation Department. Register at or call 952-985-4600. Guided Adult Adventure Snowshoe Hike Join EcoElsa on Saturday, Feb. 20, from 9 a.m.-noon at Ritter Farm Park, 19300 Ritter Trail. This class starts where the beginner class left off with […]

CLOSE Students at Beverly Elementary during in-person learning. The Birmingham Public Schools board of education voted Tuesday to send students back to school five days a week beginning March 15. (Photo: Courtesy of Birmingham Public Schools) Birmingham students are expected to return to the classroom in just more than a month […]

Indiana Pacers guard Malcolm Brogdon, left, drives against Charlotte Hornets guard Terry Rozier during the first half of an NBA basketball game in Charlotte, N.C., Friday, Jan. 29, 2021. (AP Photo/Nell Redmond) Nell Redmond AP CHARLOTTE, N.C. P.J. Washington knows he is going to have to have a bigger impact […]

The rapid expansion of COVID-19 vaccinations to senior citizens across the U.S. has led to bottlenecks, system crashes and hard feelings in many states because of overwhelming demand for the shots. Mississippi’s Health Department stopped taking new appointments the same day it began accepting them because of a “monumental surge” […]

rypson / Getty Images The stock market can be volatile, but historically it’s also been a great way to build wealth. Although the long-term average return of the stock market has been almost 8%, individual stocks can provide explosive growth. Take Tesla, for example, which skyrocketed nearly 700% in 2020 […]