SA health officials recommend face covering to limit spread of COVID-19; Here’s how to make a homemade mask
SAN ANTONIO – The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has now officially recommended that everyone but infants should wear a cloth mask or face covering in certain public settings to prevent the spread of COVID-19. In addition, San Antonio Mayor Ron Nirenberg announced Monday that Metro Health officials recommend anyone over five years old wear a cloth face covering over their nose and mouth in public. The CDC has a section on its website dedicated to making a homemade face mask or a cloth covering. - Be careful not to touch your eyes, nose, and mouth when removing the face covering and wash your hands immediately after its removed. The cloth face coverings recommended are not surgical masks or N-95 respirators, the CDC says.
Netflix tips and tricks everyone should know
The streaming service added a way to stop autoplaying videos and trailers when you are browsing the home screen. (Netflix download option.) -- The last Netflix hack: You can play Netflix Roulette if you do not know what to watch. (Netflix Roulette.) (KSAT)Search Netflix Roulette online and plug in the information you want.
Adulting Hacks: Proper Tipping Etiquette
SAN ANTONIO – Whether it's changing your car's oil or trying to figure out whether you should rent or buy a house, we all need life advice sometimes. That’s why we created our Adulting Hacks series. Tonight, we're talking about tipping. RJ Marquez breaks down proper etiquette for different situations. Adulting Hacks: Picking Good Meat
Adulting Hacks: Recycling Tips
SAN ANTONIO – Recycling is a small thing all of us can do to help reduce waste. But do you know how to properly recycle? We recently spoke with a representative from the company that offers recycling services in San Antonio, Kerrville AND New Braunfels. Digital journalist Fares Sabawi breaks down what belongs in your recycling bin and what doesn’t.
Six easy steps to sew a button back on; other tailoring tips you need to know
Have you ever left a shirt hanging in a closet for months because you didn't know how to sew a button back onto it? That's why KSAT News at 9 ontacted the fashion program at the University of the Incarnate Word to get some advice. Here's a look at some sewing and alteration hacks they gave us:The easiest way to sew on a button1. A shank is a device that provides a small amount of space in between a garment and a button. Place the button on top of the toothpick and place the fabric underneath it.
Paper Maps: The reason this traditional tool is still important
SAN ANTONIO – Editor's Note: Adulting Hacks is a series featured exclusively on KSAT News at 9. When is the last time you thought about a paper map? Digital GPS devices have made getting from one place to the next as easy as typing an address into your phone. "They might know the county they live in, but don't necessarily know where it is on the map." Debbage says it is equally important to think about what is being excluded as it is to think about what is being included.
Adulting Hacks: Tips for building resume, other job resources at SA Central Library
SAN ANTONIO – KSATs RJ Marquez stops by the Jobs and Small Business Center at the San Antonio Public Central Library to see what resources and tips are available for anyone looking for a job. We also check out some tips to build a resume and what other things to know when seeking a career.
Adulting Hacks: Resources, tips for job seekers at Central Library
Adulting Hacks: Resources, tips for job seekers at Central LibraryPublished: January 9, 2020, 9:56 amR.J. Marquez stops by the Jobs and Small Business Center at the Central Library to see what resources and tips are available for anyone looking for a job.
Tips to stay safe when barbecuing or using grill this summer
RJ Marquez has been at KSAT since 2010. He's covered a variety of stories and events across the San Antonio area, and is the lead reporter for KSAT Explains. He also covers the Spurs for on-air and digital platforms. You can see RJ regularly on KSAT Explains and Good Morning San Antonio.