Just in time for Mother's Day, is GooGooSwap, (think: Freecycle for the baby world) - perfect for all moms and moms-to-be. And no, they're not swapping babies (sounds like the next reality show, eh?). Tired of the overpriced
Though it can't claim the prize for the world's largest rooftop solar power array, the announcement by the Port of Los Angeles that it will be installed solar panels over 71,500 square feet of its World Cruise Center roof by
Photo credit: Be Love
Be Love isn't your typical apparel company. Its sweatshop-free and mostly organic line of men's, women's, and kids' shirts serves to promote peace, which isn't too much of a stretch when you consider that its founders are board
The good folks at Global Green USA have teamed up with Jake Gyllenhaal to launch the "National Green Schools" initiative with a Green Service Day at Manual Arts High School in Los Angeles, helping students to clean up the school's edible garden.
Photo: Flickr, CC
Something Rare: Bus Rapid Transit Done Right in the US!
Our friends at StreetFilms had a closer look at the Orange Line Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) in Los Angeles, and what they found makes me very happy. This BRT line, though short, is
All over the world, people are losing their jobs. In America, there are millions of homes in foreclosure. The suburban areas are particularly hard hit, and many are asking how the suburbs will be reinvented. The Cul-de-Sac Commune project may be a
Back in November, Los Angeles' plan to develop 1.28 gigawatts of solar power was announced with some fanfare. Now, after two weeks of sorting through votes cast on Measure B, which would have seen 400 megawatts of solar
Scott Mackinlay Hahn, Loomstate. Photo courtesy of Loomstate.
Sustainable companies are on the rise but that didn't make it any easier for us to pick out the hottest eco-CEOs paving the way. However, we've managed to narrow the list down to seven that
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