From Cali to Cone: An American Strawberry Tale

Strawberries. Small, red, and a little spotty. They taste great and they’re a healthy treat, but they’re not really of any consequence. Or are they?

A lot of us buy and eat food without ever thinking about the technology and people that have gone into putting it in our kitchen cupboards. If you’re a fan of Dreyer’s strawberry ice cream like I am, you may enjoy the flavor without realizing the work that’s gone into producing the ingredients.

Of course it hasn’t occurred to you — you’re distracted by holding a tub of ice cream! Your understandable concern is whether to drop a few scoops into a bowl or get fancy and opt for a cone.

So how does that perfect strawberry get into your dish?

The California Diversity Council Hosts 2016 Orange County Multicultural Leadership Roundtable

Press Release

Costa Mesa, Calif., September 19, 2016 /3BL Media/ - The California Diversity Council will host the 2016 Orange County Multicultural Leadership Roundtable on October 11, 2016 at Orange Coast College. This half-day event brings together a diverse group of executives to speak about their experiences as individuals of color in the workplace. Through this opportunity, attendees will have the opportunity to learn and encourage one another for future workplace interaction.

Disneyland Resort Helps Local Community Shine During Diamond Anniversary

More than $4.4 million in additional donations benefit local nonprofits and residents to support children and families
Press Release

ANAHEIM, Calif., September 2, 2016 /3BL Media/ – The Disneyland Resort has been proud to call the city of Anaheim home for more than 60 years. To celebrate our 60th Diamond Anniversary, and thank residents in Anaheim and across Southern California, Disneyland Resort created several new programs designed to positively impact children and families today and for many years to come.

High Time For Legalization

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California, the nation’s most populous state, votes again this Fall on the legalization of marijuana. It’s yet another sign that the century-long prohibition may finally be lifting, one state at a time. This week on Sea Change Radio, we bring you four interviews from the National Cannabis Industry Association conference held recently in Oakland, CA.

Lyft and GM’s Express Drive Expands to Colorado and California

Welcomes Chevrolet Bolt EV in California
Press Release

ASPEN, Colo., July 15 /3BL Media/ – Lyft and General Motors today announced the expansion of their Express Drive short-term vehicle access program to California and Colorado, including the all-new 2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV.

The Future of Energy: Unleashing the Power of Innovation and Sustainability


Welcome to an exciting new GreenMoney issue featuring five perspectives on the World of Energy Today and Tomorrow:

Blue Shield Of California's Narcotic Safety Initiative Helps Plan Participants Avoid Opioid Dependence

Press Release

SAN FRANCISCO, July 8, 2016 /3BL Media/ – Blue Shield of California's Narcotic Safety Initiative, the health plan's three-year program to help its plan participants avoid opioid abuse and addiction, is seeing significant results in its first year.

Cox and The Trust For Public Land Announce Lee Heller as California’s 2016 Cox Conserves Hero

$20,000 going to local environmental nonprofits
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SAN DIEGO, June 20, 2016 /3BL Media/ - Cox and The Trust for Public Land today named Lee Heller as California’s 2016 Cox Conserves Hero. Environmental Defense Center, Heller’s nonprofit beneficiary, will receive $10,000. Representing Orange County, San Diego and Santa Barbara, three finalists were chosen by local judging panels. The finalists then competed in an online public vote for the title of California’s Cox Conserves Hero.


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