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eBay | Everyday Heroes: Connecting a City

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Millions of people from all around the world connect on eBay. Each time that happens, something positive happens in the world. These are the stories of everyday people on eBay making an extraordinary difference in the lives of others.

Nearly half of low-income households in Los Angeles do not own a computer. See how one eBay seller is helping open new doors for them.
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Millions of people from all around the world connect on eBay. Each time that happens, something positive happens in the world. These are the stories of everyday people on eBay making an extraordinary difference in the lives of others.

WELL Story: Comfort at the Allsteel Los Angeles Showroom

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Global furniture brand Allsteel recently became the first retail showroom to achieve WELL Certification at the Gold level. We caught up with Dr. Lauren Gant, PhD, CPE, WELL AP, Human Factors and Ergonomics Manager at HNI and Courtney Moline, WELL AP, LEED AP ID+C, Sustainability Manager at Allsteel, to explore how they addressed WELL’s Comfort concept for their project and beyond. 

VIDEO | eBay Everyday Heroes: human-I-T Helps Connect a City

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Did you know nearly half of low-income households in Los Angeles do not own a computer and are not connected to the internet*? Watch how eBay seller human-I-T provides teenage mothers in LA with their own PCs to help open new doors for them.

Learn more about eBay Impact: ebay.com/everydayheroes

*USC Annenberg, 2017

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First Electric Highway in U.S. Unveiled Near Ports of L.A. and Long Beach

Southern California Edison is helping to energize the project to support a cleaner energy future.
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Electric trolleys first appeared in Los Angeles in 1887 and ran until 1961. This marked the beginning of Los Angeles’ long history of electric transportation. It continued in 1990 with the opening of Metro’s light rail blue line, which uses overhead electric wires to power the trains.

Fast forward to 2017.  

Supporting and Honoring Our Veterans

by Bry Roth
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With Veteran’s Day just around the corner, we wanted to pause and take a moment to reflect and share our thanks to those who’ve dedicated their lives in service to our great country. We’re proud of the many men and women in the armed forces who’ve fought and continue to fight for freedom.

Feeding Those in Need – Republic Services’ Los Angeles Food Waste and Recovery Program

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Hunger in America is a striking epidemic. According to the USDA Economic Research Service and Feeding America, one in every six people face hunger in our country. A shocking 20.6 percent of households with children are food insecure.

LA Galaxy and The Partnership for A Healthier America Team up for a Second Year in Support of “Drink Up” Initiative to Encourage Water Consumption Across Los Angeles

Partnership Brings Engaging Community Events and Water Consumption Awareness to Hispanic Communities Across East Los Angeles As a Part of Drink Up’s Ongoing Advertising Campaign, “H20 Claro™”
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LOS ANGELES, September 19, 2017 /3BL Media/ - The LA Galaxy and the Partnership for a Healthier America (PHA), a non-profit organization that works with the private sector to make healthier choices easier for busy parents and families, and an official partner of the club, are teaming up for a second year. The partnership will help bring water consumption awareness to Hispanic communities across east Los Angeles through Drink Up’s “H20 Claro,” campaign and various community events.

Wells Fargo Names Winners in Small Business Renovation Contest

Company awards physical makeovers to 20 small businesses in Atlanta, Houston, Los Angeles, Miami and Minneapolis
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SAN FRANCISCO, August 24, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Wells Fargo (NYSE: WFC) today named 20 small businesses as winners and finalists of the Wells Fargo Works for Small Business®: Neighborhood Renovation Program Contest, which ran from May 1 – June 16, 2017. Each business will receive a physical makeover including architect-advised renovation planning and design.

Maven Gig Expands Across the United States

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  • Maven Gig now provides vehicles for freelance drivers in Los Angeles, San Diego and San Francisco.
  • Future cities include Baltimore, Boston, Detroit, Phoenix and Washington, D.C.
  • HopSkipDrive is added as a new partner, along with existing partners GrubHub, Instacart, Roadie and ridesharing services.
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  • Maven Gig now provides vehicles for freelance drivers in Los Angeles, San Diego and San Francisco.
  • Future cities include Baltimore, Boston, Detroit, Phoenix and Washington, D.C.
  • HopSkipDrive is added as a new partner, along with existing partners GrubHub, Instacart, Roadie and ridesharing services.

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