Toyota Baja California Celebrates 10 Years of Manufacturing Excellence

$10,000 and Three Toyota Trucks Donated to Local Charities
Press Release

Baja Calif., Mexico, Dec. 2, 2013 /3BL Media/ – Commemorating 10 years since breaking ground Toyota Motor Manufacturing, Baja California (TMMBC) donated $10,000 (USD) today to the Boys and Girls Club of Tecate and three Toyota trucks to local nonprofit partners, including:

When Teachers Win, We All Win


The teacher’s lounge at the Alfonso B. Perez Career and Transition Center, a school serving special needs students in East Los Angeles, looks very different today courtesy of a design plan that included updated décor, new appliances, gently-used furnishings, a fresh coat of paint and 20 hardworking volunteers from DIRECTV, Rebuilding Together and Scripps Networks Interactive.

Empowered By Light + California’s Lone Wolf

Multimedia with summary

Today’s show starts off in Zambia. Worldwide, an estimated 1.5 billion people do not have access to electricity. In Zambia more than 80% of the population has no access to electricity according to the World Bank. It has been shown that providing access to power can be tremendously beneficial to people’s education, their health and their livelihood.

Whittier-Area Resident Jarred Pena Receives 2013 “Maytag Dependable Leader” Award

Award recognizes Boys & Girls Club professionals and volunteers who exemplify leadership and dependability with $20,000 grant for their club
Press Release

WHITTIER, CA, OCT. 1, 2013 /3BL Media/ – Maytag® brand and Boys & Girls Clubs of America (BGCA) announce that Jarred Peña has been named a “2013 Maytag Dependable Leader” in recognition for his demonstrated commitment to dependability and dedication to keeping youth on the path to achieve great futures.

GreenSmartLiving aids California Sober Living Community

Electronic Cigarette company, GreenSmartLiving, donates e-cigarettes to California Sober Living
Press Release

SALT LAKE CITY, Aug. 28, 2013 / 3BL Media/ PRNewswire/ -- GreenSmartLiving announced today a partnership with California Sober Living communities in which it will donate its electronic cigarette starter kits to community residents. The initiative is not limited by time, locale or supply; the company plans to expand its donation efforts eastward, using California as a starting point for its sober living assistance.

Balfour Beatty Construction in Northern California opens satellite office in San Francisco

Press Release

San Francisco, August 12, 2013 /3BL Media/ - Reflecting its continued growth in Northern California, Balfour Beatty Construction announces it has opened a new satellite office in San Francisco.

Gordon Childress, Division President of Balfour Beatty Construction in Northern California will oversee the new location, in addition to the existing headquarters office located in Emeryville and satellite office located in Sacramento, Calif.

Response & Emergency Info as Silver Fire Burns in California


by Jarryd Gonzalez

Like too many fires before it, the Silver Fire near Banning, Calif., has kept local residents, businesses and emergency responders on high alert.  So far this year, there have been more than 4,300 fires that have burned 71,539 acres according to CAL FIRE, the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection.  

And history has shown that Mother Nature likes to strike in the month of August.

How Collaboration Helps AT&T Reduce Energy and Water Use


There are two things that jump out at you while reading through AT&T’s 2012 Sustainability Report: the company has ambitious goals to reduce energy and water use, and the company collaborates with various groups, including nonprofits, to meet those goals. The collaborations are paying off as AT&T is close to meeting its 2014 goal to reduce energy intensity 60 percent from a 2008 baseline. Last year, the company achieved a 57 percent reduction.

Spring Newsletter 2013


What's new? We have two new ice-cream flavors: Cookies & Cream and Vanilla Chocolate Chip - both are gluten free! Albert Straus speaks out at the NOSB meeting in Portland, a bit of Straus Family Creamery history, and the majority of dairies in Marin and Sonoma Counties are certified organic. 

Straus Family Creamery Introduces New, Organic Ice Cream Flavors: Cookies & Cream and Vanilla Chocolate Chip – both are gluten free

Two beloved flavors, with Straus Family Creamery’s authentic, fresh dairy taste
Press Release

Petaluma, Calif., May 21, 2013 /3BL Media/ – Just in time for summer and in response to the growing demand for gluten-free desserts, Straus Family Creamery is proud to announce two new ice-cream flavors: Cookies & Cream, and Vanilla Chocolate Chip. Cookies & Cream is the first and only certified organic, gluten-free version of this flavor on the market today.


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