3 Things About Today - Sept. 4, 2019
  1. In less than a day, the first of a three-part series of financial education classes begins at 6 p.m. and continues at the same time on Sept. 12 and Sept. 19 at Four Rivers Cultural Center. Thursday’s one-hour class, which is free, is titled ‘Good Credit is for Everyone. The Cultural Center is at 676 S.W. Fifth Ave. Sign up/info: (541) 889-8191, www.4rcc.com.
  2. Also less than a day from now, Ontario Community Library will offer an adult computer class — Computer Basics: Intro to Using a Computer — from 10 a.m. to noon. The class, which will cover general computer information and basic technology, is free, but sign-up is required. The library is at 388 S.W. Second Ave. Info: (541) 889-6371.
  3. n 1998, the days of researching topics in the library for hours on end with stacks of books started to become a thing of the past. On this day in that year, Google’s founders Sergey Brin and Larry Page filed incorporation papers to formally establish the search engine as a company, according to Britannica. This founding was just eight years after the World Wide Web was first launched for commercial use.
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