Folks in SoCal love their sun and they love their action adventure (extreme) sports. With all these folks congregating in one spot for competitions, it was only a matter of time before they also decided to clean up
While perusing the aisle of my local grocery store the other day, looking for some sort of "sauce" to go on quesadillas and burritos, I ran across this Chipotle-Ranch Dressing. Perfect I thought. Then I got it home and
Owner and Chef Monica Reti wants to teach you to do just that with HipCooks - a fun, experiential cooking class (in Portland and Los Angeles), that teaches you to slow down, enjoy your food and cook from the heart. Measuring cups?
We first mentioned the Green Living Project team and founder Rob Holmes last fall as they were reporting back on their trip to eastern Africa. Well, tomorrow night (Weds, Feb 11), they will be bringing their green love
So you hit a gnarly wave and end up on shore with your board in two pieces. Bummer dude. But your green side can't bear to just trash that board that's gotten you through some pretty wild rides. You could repair it yourself,
Los Angeles Ecovillage Nurtures Community in the City
Never having been there, I've always assumed that LA is one big grid-locked metropolis with very little going for it, sustainability wise - yet I keep having my ignorant prejudices challenged by
Image credit: B-Side Blog
LA After Oil: If Not Transition Then What?
Ever since I wrote about Transition City LA, I've been intrigued to hear how residents of one of the world's most notoriously car-dependent cities will apply this community-led
Bike Co-ops Offer DIY Mobility
LA may be a car-dependent city, but even there folks are beginning to plan for a post-oil future. From an emerging Transition City Los Angeles through to a thriving LA bike culture, maybe the City of Angels won’t
Today's TreeHugger Deal comes to you from San Francisco-based Night+Day Guides. The Night+Day, Cool Cities Series is the platinum (and green!) standard for sophisticated urbanista travelers. Printed on high quality recycled paper and containing the
Every time I feel as though L.A. is finally on the cusp on improving its (woefully) underfunded public transit system, something comes along to scuttle my excitement. The latest controversy surrounds the Expo Line, an $862 million light rail project that
Los Angeles mayor Antonio Villaraigosa has unveiled a solar power plan for the city that the LA Times is right to call ‘ambitious’: The plan the calls for the city to get 1,280 MW of power from solar panels by 2020.
Today, the Green Car Journal gave its 2009 Green Car of the Year award to the Volkswagen Jetta TDI at the Los Angeles Auto Show. The 2009 Jetta TDI is a quiet-running, diesel-powered car. It beat out hybrids and mini-cars to take the title. The Jetta
We all knew the costs of pollution -- both health-related and economic -- were high but $28 billion a year? That is the sum Cal State Fullerton's Jane Hall believes pollution is costing the Golden State on an annual basis,
Making Pedestrian Life Easier
digg_url = 'http://digg.com/travel_places/LA_Diagonal_Crosswalks_to_Make_City_More_Pedestrian_Friendly'; digg_skin = '';Our friends at StreetFilms have a short & sweet video about diagonal crosswalks (aka pedestrian