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New Renewable Energy Project at Sunshine Canyon Landfill

Capable of Powering Nearly 25,000 Los Angeles Area Homes
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SYLMAR, Calif., May 12, 2015 - Republic Services, Inc. (NYSE:RSG) announced a new landfill gas-to-energy (LFGTE) project located at Sunshine Canyon Landfill near Los Angeles. The 20-megawatt renewable energy project is capable of generating enough electricity to power nearly 25,000 area homes.

21st Century Fox to Fundraise for Boys & Girls Clubs through SoulCycle

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When the riders of Team Sky made their American cycling debut at the Amgen Tour of California last year, they seized the opportunity to engage and inspire cycling fans in the U.S., just as they had done so successfully in the U.K. This year, the team returns to California as the reigning champions, and they are expanding on their initial mission to engage American cycling fans in a number of new ways.

DIRECTV High School Career Exposure Program

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As part of DIRECTV’s support of K-12 education, during the 2013-2014 school year we piloted a new program to provide career education to students at Bright Star Secondary Charter Academy, a high-need charter high school in the Los Angeles area. Participating students were exposed to a wide variety of careers — some which require a four-year education and some that require technical education or that could be pursued as a viable career out of high school. Students visited a DIRECTV office for six hours a week over a nine-month period and received class credit for participation.

DIRECTV and Scripps Networks Renovate Teacher's Lounge

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In November 2013, DIRECTV and Scripps Networks Interactive partnered to beautify the teacher's lounge at a special needs school in Los Angeles. HGTV designer Todd Davis led employee volunteers in an environmentally responsible project to make the lounge a more beautiful and functional space for the school's teachers.

Cyber Resiliency: A New Spin on Community Investment

Time Warner Cable Shares Business Acumen with Non Profit Partners
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By Milinda Martin

As Vice President of Community Investment for Time Warner Cable, I am often questioned on what that term means:  community investment. In my 20 years of strategic philanthropy at various Fortune 500 corporations, I have evolved my own thinking, as the industry has changed.

LA Uses Performance Dashboard to Measure Progress of Sustainability “pLAn” - The Minute

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As cities create more strategies and projects to improve sustainability across all aspects of urban living, it’s become more important to measure the progress of those initiatives. Nowhere is that need as urgent as in Los Angeles, where an historic, statewide drought has forced mandatory water usage controls. Now, LA has adopted a performance dashboard to manage its sustainability efforts as part of “the pLAn,” a 150-page outline that tracks environmental and economic goals.

Tradition of Volunteerism Strong Among SCE Employees

Habitat for Humanity and Edison International partner to help build a house for the Nelson family in Long Beach.
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Yvette Nelson knows first-hand the importance of permanent housing. For 17 years, she worked as a case manager for a nonprofit helping to provide long-term housing for those in need. But now, Nelson is focused on her own family.

After years of living in rental properties, she was about to become a homeowner for the first time thanks to Habitat for Humanity of Greater Los Angeles and corporate sponsors like Edison International.

DIRECTV Hosts City Year Los Angeles Corps Members

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On Tuesday, March 31, DIRECTV welcomed 25 young people serving as City Year Los Angeles AmeriCorps members to their headquarters in El Segundo, Calif. The event focused on preparing the City Year corps members for careers after their year of service in high-need schools.

Cyber Resiliency For Non Profits: Event in Los Angeles

Time Warner Cable Teams with Symantec, FBI to Education NGOs
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LOS ANGELES, March 24, 2014 /3BL Media/ — Time Warner Cable will host its first Cyber Resiliency event on March 27, featuring a guest speaker from the FBI as well as Peter Marx, Chief Information Officer, City of Los Angeles, and other cyber security experts. The day-long workshop, held in partnership with Time Warner Cable Business Class, the Symantec Security Technology and Response (STAR) Team and the Citadel Information Group, will bring together community organizations from throughout Southern California to discuss how nonprofit groups can reduce risks to their organiz

'Glee' and 'Modern Family' Honored for Shaping National LGBT Conversation

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At its annual Los Angeles Awards Dinner on Saturday, February 28, the Family Equality Council honored Fox's Glee and Modern Family for their role in advancing the national conversation about LGBTQ families. New Girl's Max Greenfield presented the awards toGlee creator Ryan Murphy and Modern Family creator Steve Levitan.

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