3 Mariners Rescued from Island After Spelling Out ‘SOS’ in Sand

Good News Notes: “Three missing mariners were rescued from a tiny, uninhabited Pacific island on Tuesday thanks to an ‘SOS’ message they wrote in the sand, authorities said. Guardsmen from the 203rd Air Refueling Squadron, Hawaii Air National Guard (ANG) and the 171st Air Refueling Wing, Pennsylvania National Guard found the men on the tiny…

Local woman uses poetry to help others with emotional healing

Good News Notes:  “Jacinta White has a way with words. The poet, facilitator, and editor-in-chief uses poetry to help people work through grief, loss, and other emotions. Poetry became much more than a creative outlet after her father passed away. She used poetry to express her grief and pain. “I didn’t realize it as I…

Caltrans Repaves Roadway with Recycled Plastic Bottles

Good News Notes: “Pilot Project uses 100% recycled material on highway repair Caltrans repaved a section of Highway 162 in Oroville last week using recycled asphalt pavement and liquid plastic made with single-use, plastic bottles, which marks the first time the department has paved a road using 100 percent recycled materials. The pilot project features…

GM-backed electric truck startup Lordstown Motors is going public

Good News Notes: “One-year-old Lordstown Motors will become a publicly traded company in an effort to bring its commercial electric pickup truck, the Endurance, to market. And it will do this with more support from General Motors than was previously known, according to financial filings. The startup plans to list on the Nasdaq stock exchange…

Mike Trout announces birth of baby boy; Angels star will return to team Tuesday

Good News Notes: “Los Angeles Angels star outfielder Mike Trout Houston and his wife Jessica announced the birth of their first child via Twitter on Saturday. The couple is the proud parents of a baby boy, Beckham Aaron Trout. Beckham was born on Thursday according to the caption on both of the new parents’ heartwarming posts.  Beckham’s middle name, Aaron,…

Grand Theft Auto Publisher Raises Over $15 Million for Charity

Good News Notes: “For the months of April and May 2020, every label under publisher Take-Two Interactive donated five percent of certain earnings to COVID-19 relief efforts. After platform fees, this effort resulted in the company donating more than $15 million to over 180 organizations focused on supporting food banks and small businesses, first responders, vaccine research, and more…