San Diego Company Nabs Top Spot For Earphones Protecting Children’s Hearing
Puro was founded in 2014 by Dave Russell after his daughter developed noise-induced hearing loss, which her doctors believed was caused from listening to lots of loud music.
Local Headphone Maker Earns Top Rating For Protecting Young Ears
There are dozens of headphone manufacturers that pledge to safeguard children's ears by limiting how loud they can listen to music. But a New York Times analysis last week found half of the 30 kids headphones tested blew past their promised noise limits. (Lipkin and St John, 12/14)
In other news from across the state —
San Jose Mercury News:
Samaritan Medical Center Project Adds Pedestrian, Bicyclist Improvements
Samaritan Medical Center’s expansion plan is getting tweaked in response to neighbors’ concerns that it could worsen traffic congestion and invade their backyard privacy. The Schoennauer Company, which is developing the 475,000-square-foot project on Samaritan Drive that includes five new buildings ranging from 45,000 to 120,000 square feet and approximately 1,500 parking spaces on both sides of the street, has offered to make some changes and improvements to help offset some of the impact on the surrounding area. (Baum, 12/15)