Monthly Archives: March 2017

Frank Rog Named New Executive Chef at Kirkland's Woodmark Hotel

Executive-Chef-Frank-RogKirkland’s Woodmark Hotel & Still Spa, A Destination Hotel, recently announced the addition of Chef Frank Rog to the hotel’s leadership team. Chef Rog joins the Woodmark Hotel as the Executive Chef, and will oversee all culinary operations including Beach Cafe, bin on the lake, and the Woodmark Hotel’s corporate and social catering services.
Chef Rog has over fifteen years’ experience in culinary artistry. Continue Reading

Renton Expands Celebration of Geekdom

Renton Retro Game and Toy Expo a RenCon Fundraiser – April 9th In 2016, Renton embraced the geek culture like never before. It all started with a few Downtown clean ups, escorted by Star Wars Storm Troopers. Then came the rumor of a RENCON (Renton City Comic Convention) revealed during the Renton River Days parade.… Continue Reading

Knott’s Berry Farm Archives to be Auctioned Friday

Rare signs, props, artwork celebrating 75 years of Ghost Town attraction to be auctioned Friday, March 31, in Buena Park, California, by Heritage Auctions From the early years of the world-famous Ghost Town attraction, the iconic Knott’s Berry Farm Theme Park is opening its archives for a special public auction to be held March 31… Continue Reading

Top Honors for San Diego’s Puro Sound Labs Headphones: Made For Mums Gold and New York Times Safest/Best Headphones for Kids

Puro Sound Labs BT2200 headphones received Made For Mums Gold award in this year’s annual product testing awards in the United Kingdom. The results were recently announced following thorough testing by the Made For Mums team, experts, celebrity judges and home testers. Made for Mums is a parenting web site facilitated by a small group… Continue Reading

San Diego Based International Bipolar Foundation Fights Stigma with Shared Stories

Thousands of people with bipolar disorder will share their personal success stories through social media in honor of the 4th Annual World Bipolar Day on Thursday, March 30. The educational campaign is a project of the International Bipolar Foundation (IBPF) as part of their ongoing efforts to bring awareness to bipolar conditions and to eliminate… Continue Reading

Joe Connector is Back!

A couple of years ago I had a serious issue with my websites being hacked.  I was traveling A LOT for work and just did not have the bandwidth to take the proper actions.  I got frustrated, moved all of my sites to Google’s Blogger and quit my hosting package at Host Gator. Slowly over… Continue Reading

San Diego’s Puro Sound Labs named Safest/Best Headphones for Kids

BT 2200 model named best of 50 kid-friendly headphones tested San Diego-based Puro Sound Labs BT 2200 headphones were named the safest and best headphones for kids through independent testing completed by The Wirecutter, a product recommendation site owned by the New York Times. More than 50 types of headphones were tested in the study. The… Continue Reading

Bulletproof Laptop Bag Doubles as a Potentially Life-Saving Shield

MTS – Multi Threat Shield protects from various guns, knives; other weapon attacks Most laptop bags are not much more than a pocket with a strap attached for people to tote more gear around than they can carry in their hands. Not any more. The new MTS – Multi Threat Shield (MTS) bag looks like an… Continue Reading

THE BUTCHART GARDENS ‘BANS THE BOTTLE’

Move will eliminate 80,000 single-use plastic water bottles each year from the environment March 22nd, 2017 Victoria, B. C. – In recognition of World Water Day, The Butchart Gardens has removed the sale of all single-use plastic water bottles as an extension of their existing environmental practices. Instead, The Gardens is encouraging visitors to bring… Continue Reading

Alexa Voice Shopping Now Includes Prime Now Delivery Option

Today, Amazon launched its fastest and easiest way to shop: Alexa voice shopping through Prime Now. Tens of thousands of daily essentials are available for free two-hour delivery by simply asking Alexa to order from Prime Now. Alexa can order multiple items at once, make recommendations and will automatically choose the next available 2-hour delivery… Continue Reading