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by Bob Gorman The term “sustainability” has gained enormous traction over the past two decades, signaling man’s increasing awareness and focus on improving environmental qualities of the world we inhabit. We have embraced the concepts and ideas behind sustainable businesses, energy production, agriculture, various sorts of development activities – you name a field and chances […]

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 Looking at Forbes’ billionaire statistics country-by-country, you’ll be satisfied to know that the United States boasts 29 real estate billionaires > more than any other individual nation. China has the second highest number of the property-rich at 21, followed closely by Hong Kong, with 18 real estate billionaires. We siphoned through […]

by Jodi Summers Young people are interested in a different kind of lifestyle than earlier generations, thus Americans are experiencing an urban renaissance of unanticipated proportions. ..and it’s making us greener. Realizing that now is the time for experience, college graduates are moving to cities, where they may eschew owning car and take to bicycling […]

by Jodi Summers They grew and greened our ports, and now everyone is bringing their business to Southern California. We have set an example in growing business through green and efficient building. The Pacific Maritime Association’s website show that in the first quarter of 2014, the Southern California port complex increased its market share on […]

from Jodi Summers The Gerald Desmond Bridge in Long Beach is a through arch bridge that carries four lanes from the end of Interstate 710 across the Cerritos Channel to Terminal Island. The bridge is named after Gerald Desmond, a civic leader and former city attorney for the City of Long Beach. Built in the […]