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edited by Jodi Summers Americans’ energy-conservation efforts -from switching bulbs to upgrading washing machines and air conditioners – have done more to reduce carbon emissions than the increased use of solar, wind and natural gas. Wait, this gets easier folks…metrics pouring in from utility and power grid managers in the U.S. are concluding that the […]

Love Berto, Broadway Liquor

by Jodi Summers Murals, sculptures and landscaping are all ways for a neighborhood to forge a collective identity, stimulate learning, instill a sense of pride and invites business. It purifies and greens a community’s sensibilities. Thank you to the grass roots movement, Beautify Lincoln. Since 2012, this team of volunteer artists have painted murals on […]

An NFL Stadium in Carson

by Jodi Summers Los Angeles is assuming if they build an NFL-eminent stadium, a team will come. The thought is, if the Rams don’t come, maybe the Oakland Raiders will. Or the San Diego Chargers. Most of the talk surrounding team relocation is focused around Stan’s Rams, who have been unable to negotiate stadium renovations […]

edited by Jodi Summers It will take about 11 trillion gallons of water (42 cubic kilometers) — around 1.5 times the maximum volume of the largest U.S. reservoir – for California to recover from the drought, according to NASA. Earlier this year, a team of scientists led by Jay Famiglietti of NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory […]

edited by Jodi Summers National Geographic has come up with a very entertaining app that takes you through your weekly water usage. By plugging information about your home, yard, diet, energy, and consumer choices the app calculates your water usage compared to the average American. Know this: The average American lifestyle is kept afloat by […]

edited by Jodi Summers Looking for easy ways to save money? Get rid of your lawn. The Los Angeles Department of Water and Power will even pay you to do it. The average single family home owner spends about 60% of their water on outdoor irrigation. Turf grass is one of the most water-intensive plants […]