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UHV SBD Center Offers First Steps to Starting Your Business
The UHV Small Business Development Center is offering their recommended workshop for those considering opening a business on Wednesday, August 20, 2014 starting at 10:00 a.m. If you have a great idea you think could be a successful business--but just don’t know how to get started--th…
BBB Advice For Safe Shopping Online
Online shopping has become an easy way for consumers to purchase products from the convenience of your computer or portable device. While online shopping allows you to avoid crowds and lines, there are certain risks involved when spending at online retailers. Last year, BBB received over 2,000 compl…
Tech Basics: Microsoft Excel 2010
Learn the basic elements of Microsoft Excel 2010 spreadsheet software. Create a spreadsheet using formulas and chart the data. The class will be held at the Library (302 N. Main St.) on Tuesday, August 19th at 9:30 a.m.
For more information contact the Victoria Public Library at (361) 485-3302 or vis…
Tom Hanks’ Typewriter App Shoots To The Top Of The App Store
When I was in junior high school in the early-1970's (yes, I'm not a "Spring chicken" anymore), I learned to type in a summer school class, on a manual typewriter. At about that same time, my Mom bought an electric typewriter, and for the next 15 years or so, I used that machine to type ou…
BBB Warns Social Media Users to Beware of Phishing Messages
These days almost every social media outlet allows for private messaging. Even Pinterest recently jumped on the messaging bandwagon. The unfortunate side effect is that scammers are quick to jump on too.
When con artists create emails, links or web pages assuming the identity of a trustworthy source …
Houston Mom Kicked Out of Pizza Parlor Over Diaper Change
Stay classy, Houston!
A mom and her kids were kicked out of a Houston-area pizza restaurant because one of the kidlings needed a diaper change. As the restaurant's rest room didn't feature a diaper changing table, this resourceful matriarch used what she felt was the only option available t…
BBB: Students Give Financial Aid Scams a Failing Grade
The college fall semester will kick off soon, so now is the time to beware of scams targeting students. Scholarships and financial aid are a great way to help with the high cost of education. Even though finances have already been planned out for the school year, scammers still use this time as an o…
KIXS Studio Gets New Blinds
The Townsquare Media-Victoria studios and offices building was built in 1984. Sometime along the way, vertical blinds were installed throughout the building. They were Aggies maroon in color, as a tribute to the then-general manager's alma mater. Well, a lot of years have gone by, and the once-proud…
Tech Lab: Computer Skills Help
Enhance your skills with self-paced tutorials from Learning Express Library and Mavis Beacon Teaches Typing. Computer Lab reserved and staffed Wednesdays starting at 9:00 a.m. for those also using self-paced tutorials for help with ebooks and email...
Come Paint With Us – Adult Classes
A time to relax, socialize and paint - where it is about fun art - not fine art!
Adult classes will be held every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday evening from 6:30-9 p.m. at Gallery 313 Rio (313 Rio St. in Victoria).
Each adult class is $25, which includes canvas and paints and an appetizer table avai…
Tech Basics: Microsoft Word 2010-Pt. 1
Learn the basic elements in Microsoft Word 2010 word processing software. Participants will edit an existing document in a variety of ways: Exercises include: adding a bulleted list, cutting and pasting text, copying and pasting text, editing the quick access toolbar, spell checking, tracking change…

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