Walmart now accepts #SNAP for online grocery orders at all 2,500+ pickup locations

Walmart has been working to address the needs of low-income shoppers for some time. More recently, it’s been introducing new ways to serve customers on public assistance. In fall 2017, the retailer began a small test allowing customers to pay for online grocery orders using their SNAP (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program) benefits — more casually…

via Walmart now accepts SNAP for online grocery orders at all 2,500+ pickup locations — TechCrunch

Facebook’s searchable political ads archive is now global — TechCrunch

Facebook has announced it’s rolled out a basic layer of political ads transparency globally, more than a year after launching the publicly searchable ads archive in the US. It is also expanding what it dubs “proactive enforcement” on political ads to countries where elections or regulations are approaching — starting with Ukraine, Singapore, Canada and others…

via Facebook’s searchable political ads archive is now global — TechCrunch

FTC To ‘Crackdown’ On Robocalls, Companies Fined Millions — CBS Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) — Nearly five billion Americans received robocalls last month alone. Now, the government is said to unveil a major crackdown on the companies behind the calls. On Tuesday, the Federal Trade Commission announced a new crackdown on three robocall companies, hitting them with millions in fines.

via FTC To ‘Crackdown’ On Robocalls, Companies Fined Millions — CBS Los Angeles

How #TrumpTariffs on #China and #Mexico could hurt #USeconomy — National Post

WASHINGTON — Ten billion here, ten billion there: President Donald Trump’s escalating tariffs on imports to the United States have begun to amount to serious money — and potentially to imperil one of the most resilient economies in American history. Read More

via How Trump tariffs on China and Mexico could hurt US economy — National Post

Ed Asner’s Star-Studded Poker Tournament Raises Money To Help ‘Differently-Abled’ Folks — CBS Los Angeles

STUDIO CITY (CBSLA) — The seventh annual Ed Asner & Friends Poker Tournament Celebrity Night was held Saturday in Studio City. The event was held specifically on the Radford Studios lot where Asner worked from 1970-1982 — he filmed the “Mary Tyler Moore Show” and his own “Lou Grant” here.

via Ed Asner’s Star-Studded Poker Tournament Raises Money To Help ‘Differently-Abled’ Folks — CBS Los Angeles

PBS film tackles #MexicanAmericans’ role in #winemaking — National Post

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — For generations, Mexican-born Gustavo Brambila’s family has worked in the wine industry of California’s Napa Valley in some form. He went to college on a baseball scholarship but the passion of flowery aromas and crisp peach flavour remained in his soul and he eventually got a degree in fermentation sciences. Read More

via PBS film tackles Mexican Americans’ role in winemaking — National Post