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CA Clean Energy Jobs Act Announces Proposition Number for November 2012 Ballot

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Last month we announced the launch of a website for the California Clean Energy Jobs Act.  In August, proposition numbers were assigned to all initiatives on the 2012 November ballot.  The CA Clean Energy Jobs Act is now known as Proposition 39.  

Earthsite helped with the initiative’s re-branding efforts with the redesign of the website which is now titled Yes on 39!  

California Proposition 39 aims to close a tax loophole that allows out-of-state corporations to pay lower taxes in California.  Proposition 39 will force out-of-state corporations to pay their fair share, bringing in much-needed state revenue that will be invested in clean energy and energy efficiency projects, create good-paying jobs, and help fund CA schools.

Learn more by visiting: www.Yeson39.com

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Earthsite Designs New Website for Simply Soy Yogurt

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Simply Soy Yogurt is dedicated to using high quality, all-natural plant-based ingredients to make a delicious yogurt with live active cultures. They source all their certified organic soybeans from a single US farm.

Simply Soy Yogurt is verified non-GMO, certified Vegan and Kosher Pareve. Their allergen-friendly yogurts are free of dairy, lactose, whey, casein, gluten, peanut, egg, shellfish and treenuts.

Coming soon to a store near you!

Rumiano Cheese Company Announces The Big Cheese Sweepstakes

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Our client, Rumiano Cheese Company, is celebrating their Non-GMO Verification by offering one lucky winner a year’s supply of Rumiano Organic, Non-GMO Verified Cheese!  

That’s right, a whole year’s supply of cheese. That’s 52 blocks of Rumiano Cheese delivered to your door.

We invite you to participate today!

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Sweepstakes Terms

  • Sweepstakes ends July 31st
  • Entrants may only enter once
  • Entrants must be 13 years of age or older
  • Entrants must live in the United States of America
  • Depending on the winner’s address the prize will include: One time delivery of 52 8oz blocks of Rumiano Organic Non-GMO Verified Cheese OR if the winner lives near a store that carries Rumiano Cheese they will receive coupons redeemable for 52 8oz blocks of Rumiano Organic Non-GMO Verified Cheese.
  • By providing Rumiano Cheese with the entrants e-mail address, entrants agree to be added to the Rumiano Cheese contact list.
  • Winner agrees to allow Rumiano Cheese Company to use their First Name, City/State and Photo(s) in sweepstakes announcements.

Earthsite Designs New Website for the California Clean Energy Jobs Act

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An outrageous tax loophole allows out-of-state corporations to pay lower taxes in California, costing California a billion dollars a year. This loophole actually rewards companies for creating jobs outside of California. The California Clean Energy Jobs Act closes this loophole by forcing out-of-state corporations to pay their fair share, bringing in much-needed state revenue that will be invested in clean energy and energy efficiency projects, create good-paying jobs, and help fund our schools. 

Earthsite designed a website for the California Clean Energy Jobs Act and will be managing social media for the campaign.

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FlexAlert.org Launches New Website Designed by Earthsite

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A Flex Alert is an urgent call to Californians to immediately conserve electricity and to shift demand to off-peak hours (after 6 p.m.). The Flex Alert campaign is an educational and emergency alert program that informs consumers about how and when to conserve electricity. The public awareness campaign is critical to achieving high levels of conservation during heat waves and other challenging grid conditions such as wildfires or when major power plant or power lines are unavailable.

This summer California will be at critical risk for rolling blackouts and power shortages. While California has been highly successful in curbing energy demand during peak (high-usage) hours in the past, this summer’s conditions may demand more serious attention than those in previous years.

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Maker Faire 2012: From Robots to Bamboo Bikes

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This past weekend we had a chance to spend the day at the 7th Annual Maker Faire event in San Mateo, CA.  The event is put on by Make magazine, a magazine dedicated to the do-it-yourself community.  The event was chock full of intventors and entrepreneurs who are using mostly reused resources to build everything from robots to bamboo bikes.

This year there was a Homegrown Village that featured an array of sustainability projects.  We saw snails, compost, bees and even got to try some probiotic soda.

This is a great event for the whole family with lots of hands on projects for kids and robots of course. We even spotted Wall-E at one point!

Some tips for getting there: carpool or take public transportation, get there early and be prepared to wait in some lines as the parking lots fill up quickly!  

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Earthsite Designs New Website for TedxMarin

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TEDxMarin is an independently organized TED event for Marin County California. The theme for this year’s event is “Designing Tomorrow, The Emerging Future” and envisions how human intention and ingenuity will develop a positive and productive future on Earth.

The event will take place on September 27, 2012 starting at 6 pm.  Location and speakers will be announced in the coming months.

Advance ticketing information will be sent to TedxMarin Members before they go on sale to the general public. Members also receive a discount to attend TEDxMarin events.

If you’re passionate about technology, science, health, entertainment, culture, business, sustainability and design Become a TedxMarin Member Today! (free)

Earthsite is a partner for this year’s event.  In addition to redesigning the TedxMarin website, our team will be managing social media for the event.

It’s Time to Take a Stand!

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We recently took a stand here at Earthsite and decided to raise our desks.  That’s right!  We are now a standing office.  And it feels oh so good.  There have been a slew of articles coming out recently about the downsides of sitting all day.  

Below is an infographic by MedicalBillingandCoding.org called Sitting is Killing You, that is worth checking out.  

Are you willing to take a stand too?  Leave us a comment.  We would love to know what you are doing in your office to address this.

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