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Celebrate Santa Monica Buy Local Weekend & EXPO March 17th & 18th

March 12, 2012 at 9:30 pm -

Santa Monica announces the Second Annual Buy Local EXPO and First Annual Buy Local Weekend on March 17 and 18. Restaurants, hotels, retail stores and vendors will offer specials throughout the weekend encouraging consumers and visitors to spend locally. The weekend will be highlighted with the Buy Local EXPO on the Third Street Promenade on Saturday, March 17 from 11a.m. – 4p.m. with live entertainment, interactive activities and food booths, presented by the Santa Monica Chamber of Commerce, Downtown Santa Monica and the City of Santa Monica.

‘Soda’ No Longer Four-Letter Word For Diabetics Thanks To Culver City Company

March 12, 2012 at 8:06 am -

A company headquartered in Culver City has released the first zero-calorie soda sweetened entirely by stevia, a natural plant-based product. Zevia CEO Paddy Spence says his company is changing the soda paradigm. He launched the brand to give consumers who want or need to avoid sugar, such as diabetes patients, a safe alternative to artificial sweeteners.