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  • L.A. wasted most of the 20 billion gallons of rain that fell this week

    December 4, 2014 | 3:16 pm

    As happens in each of the rare instances in which a strange liquid falls from the sky on to unsuspecting Angelenos (people in other parts of the country call it "rain"), those who understand this region's water predicament (we're running out of it) have two simultaneous reactions:

  • Earth Day: Help our Planet even from your Couch! (slideshow)

    By Lisa Ellen Niver

    April 16, 2011 | 9:43 am

    April 22 is Earth Day. What will you do to celebrate our planet? With so many options out there, what will you choose?  With snowfall last month in the San Fernando Valley for the first time in nearly fifty years, major earthquakes in Japan, Christchurch, New Zealand, Santiago, Chile...

  • Tree People dedicate Coldwater Canyon facility, Democrats for Israel gather

    By Danielle Berrin

    October 10, 2008 | 3:41 pm

    Birthday for the Trees

    Deep in Coldwater Canyon, an area rife with prime real estate, there is a four-acre plot of land dedicated to the earth. TreePeople, Los Angeles' environmental nonprofit, opened the TreePeople Center for Community Forestry on Oct. 2, a $10-million educational...