Tag: sustainability

UCLA Scientists Lead $10 Million California State Environmental Project

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WESTWOOD—UCLA scientists are leading the new California Conservation Genomics Project, a $10 million project funded by the state to assist California state officials in...

Turf Replacement Rebate Increase For Malibu Residents

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MALIBU—In order to promote the reduction of water usage and increase sustainability, Malibu residents are being offered an increased rebate of $5 per square...

$12 Million Beverly Gardens Restoration Project Completed

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BEVERLY HILLS—A project that started over five years ago, estimated to have cost $12 million, has restored the Beverly Gardens. On May 30, officials...

Could Internet Be A Game-Changer For Sustainability?

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UNITED STATES—It is hardly a secret that human activity has put an immense strain on the planet, one that the Earth is struggling to...

Clean Power Alliance Launches Winter 2019

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MALIBU—The city of Malibu revealed that the Clean Power Alliance (CPA) a new, locally controlled electricity provider in Southern California includes Malibu and 30...

City Earns Beacon Spotlight Sustainability Award

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MALIBU—On September 14, Malibu City Council member Laura Rosenthal accepted the Beacon Spotlight Award on behalf of the city of Malibu. The Institute for Local...

Plant Swap, Seed Kickoff

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SANTA MONICA—The Fairview Branch Library is inviting the public to attend the Plant Swap and Seed Library Kickoff event. The event, which is open...

West Hollywood Honored For Sustainability Practices

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WEST HOLLYWOOD—The city of West Hollywood was recognized with several accolades and designations highlighting exceptional design, planning achievements, housing efforts and sustainability practices. On October...

UCLA Orders New Motiv-Powered All-Electric Bus

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WESTWOOD—UCLA has purchased an all-electric bus from Motiv Power Systems and is the first university to do so. In its commitment to usher in a...

Applications Being Accepted For Environmental Review Board

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MALIBU—The city of Malibu is currently accepting applications for two appointments to the Environmental Review Board (ERB). According to a news release from the...

Sustainable Seafood Program Launches Across U.S.

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UNITED STATES—The nonprofit culinary arts James Beard Foundation (JBF) announced the launch of its seafood sustainability program, Smart Catch, on Monday, June 5. The...

Stormwater Harvesting Project Unveiled At Santa Monica Park

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SANTA MONICA—On Tuesday, May 23, at 10:30 a.m., the city of Santa Monica unveiled its Stormwater Harvesting and Direct Use Demonstration Project at a...

Santa Monica Releases Proposed Biennial Budget

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SANTA MONICA—The city of Santa Monica released its proposed biennial budget for FY (Fiscal Year) 2017-2018 and FY 2018-2019 this week, according to a...

Santa Monica To Host LA Times Food Bowl Events

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SANTA MONICA—The Los Angeles Times will launch its first annual Food Bowl this May, in celebration of the dynamic food scene of Los Angeles....

Mayor Garcetti Places 1,250 Trash Bins Across LA

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LOS ANGELES—Mayor Eric Garcetti’s Clean Street program is on its way to meet the goal of placing 5,000 new trash bins to streets across...

City To Install 100 Bike Racks

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SANTA MONICA—As part of an ongoing citywide sustainability effort, Santa Monica announced today plans to install 100 new bike racks in the spring of...

Couple Remodels Home To Connect To Griffith Park

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GRIFFITH PARK—An eco-friendly and nature-loving Los Angeles couple renovated their home to accommodate their lifestyle by adding an addition that would connect them with...

Sustainability Is A Contradictory Fad

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UNITED STATES—The original Dodge Dart, with the slant-six engine, was not much to look at, but was built to last. While cars were expected...

City Of Malibu Celebrating Earth Day

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MALIBU—The city of Malibu will be celebrating the 46th anniversary of Earth Day with a series of events and tips throughout the month. From...

Breeze Bike Sharing Offers Membership

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SANTA MONICA—On Thursday, August 13, the Breeze bike sharing program will launch a systems test that will last approximately 6 weeks at select locations. Breeze,...
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