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  • A short and fun Tu B’Shevat video: The surprising truth about trees

    by Andy Lipkis, founder and president of TreePeople, Los Angeles

    February 3, 2012 | 11:07 am

    What role could trees possibly play in the survival of Los Angeles…and of cities everywhere?

    Today one of the most critical issues city dwellers face is ensuring ample clean water.  In Los Angeles, a city that must import close to 90% of the water it drinks, trees have a...

  • TreePeople Gets $50,000 for Reforestation

    By Danielle Berrin

    April 20, 2010 | 7:30 pm

    TreePeople, the environmental nonprofit committed to greening Los Angeles with trees, received a $50,000 donation on Feb. 24 from the Sempra Energy Foundation for reforestation efforts in the San Bernardino Mountains. TreePeople plans to restore more than 185,000 acres that were damaged by wildfires in 2003 and 2007.

  • Get it done

    By Rob Eshman

    February 7, 2008 | 7:00 pm

    About 15 years ago some stick-like things began appearing on the hard, ugly stretch of Venice Boulevard from where it crosses Lincoln and continues to the beach.

    The sticks were trees, but pitifully thin, with trunks a woman could wrap her fingers around and no more than a handful...

  • Take Tu B’Shevat to heart and start healing nature

    By Andy Lipkis

    January 17, 2008 | 7:00 pm

    These are the times for which Tu B'Shevat was created. The rabbis who envisioned this holiday were prophetic: They knew we would need to be reminded on a regular basis about howimportant trees are to our lives. And trees have never been more important to our survival than they are...
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  • The city branches into the Tu B’Shevat business to make L.A. naturally beautiful

    By Jane Ulman

    February 1, 2007 | 7:00 pm

    Kiwi didn't look good. The branches of the 2-year-old African tulip tree were spindly, its leaves sparse and brittle, ready to snap off.

    "I think Kiwi hasn't gotten enough water and rich soil to survive. Or maybe it's frozen from the cold," said Alana Billik, 9, as she and her...

  • PBS: ‘Los Angeles—Dream of A Different City’

    By Jewish Journal Staff

    January 11, 2007 | 7:00 pm

    Sick of traffic? Sick of smog? Sick of urban sprawl?

    Don't just complain about it. See what's being done to change it. On Jan. 11, KCET will air a Los Angeles-focused segment of its acclaimed series "Edens Lost & Found."

    This one-hour installment of the multipart series titled,...

  • Circuit

    By Norma Zager

    November 30, 2006 | 7:00 pm

    A Sense of Israel

    The Israel Ministry booth opened with a special ribbon-cutting ceremony with Israel's top ministers and Olympic swimmer Mark Spitz. More than 100 people gathered to watch at the 75th annual United Jewish Communities General Assembly as the ministers cut the ribbon...

  • Q & A With Andy Lipkis

    By Harry Wiland

    November 6, 2003 | 7:00 pm

    Andy Lipkis is founder and president of TreePeople, a nonprofit agency that has pioneered efforts at urban reforestation and creating a "sustainable city." Documentarian Harry Wiland sat with Lipkis to talk about the impact of the Southern California wildfires and our possible...