Demi Lovato opens up on relapse and recovery

 Good News Notes: “Demi Lovato thought she was in recovery. Then she realized she was just fighting a different battle.  It wasn’t the first time the 27-year-old singer had spoken publicly about her experience with eating disorders. She’s been open about her struggles with bulimia, self-harm and other mental health issues over a career that…

Craft Brewery Becomes First in Northern California to Capture and Reuse CO2

Good News Notes: “Devil’s Canyon Brewing Company has become the first craft brewery in Northern California to implement carbon capture technology and reduce their CO2 emissions. Large craft breweries like Sierra Nevada have recovered CO2, a natural waste product of beer fermentation, but this technology was previously too costly for the average craft brewer. Devil’s Canyon…

Pregnant woman escapes Orange County house fire through window

Good News Notes: “A pregnant woman escaped through a window when a home she was in caught on fire Monday morning, according to Orange County Fire Rescue. The fire happened at about 8:40 a.m. on Valley Drive. The pregnant woman was taken to an area hospital to be checked out after she escaped. Two men…

Meet the Israeli innovation that can put an end to plastic packaging

Good News Notes: “Plastics are everywhere. Often described as the material of the 21st century, plastics are found in our polyester clothes, our outdoor furniture and our supermarket food containers. An estimated 360 million tons of plastic were produced globally in 2018, and worldwide consumption continues to grow rapidly. The vast majority of it, more than…

Young hero talks about Flint River rescue

 Good News Notes: “A young man is being hailed as a hero after he jumped into the Flint River to save a stranger drifting by. The incident happened on Saturday in Albany. Jay Juarez said he’s not a hero, but simply someone who wanted to help.” View the whole story here: https://www.walb.com/2020/02/18/young-hero-talks-about-flint-river-rescue/

McDonald’s and Starbucks are developing ‘smart’ reusable to-go cups

Good News Notes: “In the future, when you order a coffee at McDonald’s or Starbucks, it could be served in the same cup you used a few months earlier. That’s the vision behind pilot programs launching this week that will introduce two types of “smart” reusable cups in independent coffee shops in San Francisco and…

Ice fisherman, good Samaritans rescued after falling into icy pond

Good News Notes: “An ice fisherman who broke through the ice on a and three good Samaritans who fell through trying to save him were all rescued in Boylston on Monday afternoon. The Boylston Fire Department said the town’s dispatch center received a 911 call at approximately 2 p.m. Monday reporting multiple people through the…