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Extreme heat as public health and social justice issue

Monday November 1, 2021 by Carolyn

Have you noticed that lower income communities in Southern California lack trees? Compare, for instance, the dearth of trees in Pacoima, one of the hottest neighborhoods in Los Angeles, to the many trees in Larchmont. 

It is not surprising that the temperature is much hotter, outdoors and indoors, in communities that lack trees.

What is your favorite source for Los Angeles news? Part 1

Monday May 17, 2021 by Carolyn


Boyle Heights Beat
California Sun
Claremont Courier
Daily Breeze
LAist
La Opinion
Larchmont Chronicle
LA Sentinel
LA Taco
Los Angeles Business Journal
Los Angeles Daily News
Los Angeles Sentinel
Los Angeles Times
Long Beach Press Telegram
Orange County Register
Pasadena Star News
Rafu Shimpo
San Gabriel Valley Tribune
Santa Monica Daily Press
 

What is your favorite source for Los Angeles news? Part 1

Monday May 17, 2021 by Carolyn

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Boyle Heights Beat
California Sun
Claremont Courier
Daily Breeze
LAist
La Opinion
Larchmont Chronicle
LA Sentinel
LA Taco
Los Angeles Business Journal
Los Angeles Daily News
Los Angeles Sentinel
Los Angeles Times
Long Beach Press Telegram
Orange County Register
Pasadena Star News
Rafu Shimpo
San Gabriel Valley Tribune
Santa Monica Daily Press
 

What is your favorite source for Los Angeles news? Part 1

Monday May 17, 2021 by Carolyn


Boyle Heights Beat
California Sun
Claremont Courier
Daily Breeze
LAist
La Opinion
Larchmont Chronicle
LA Sentinel
LA Taco
Los Angeles Business Journal
Los Angeles Daily News
Los Angeles Sentinel
Los Angeles Times
Long Beach Press Telegram
Orange County Register
Pasadena Star News
Rafu Shimpo
San Gabriel Valley Tribune
Santa Monica Daily Press
 

Pomona Introduces World's First Nonprofit Solar Panel Assembly Factory

Tuesday May 4, 2021 by Carolyn

After a decade of planning, Claremont social entrepreneur Devon Hartman has opened the very first nonprofit solar panel assembling factory in the world. Located in Pomona, Community Home Energy Retrofit, known as CHERP, has established the phrase one goal of installing solar panels on 6,000 low-to moderate homes in Pomona and Claremont.

The switch to solar is projected so save those residents a combined $6.5 million in energy costs annually. Plus, the factory will create approximately 200 positions. 

Pomona Introduces World's First Solar Panel Assembly Factory

Tuesday May 4, 2021 by Carolyn

After a decade of planning, Claremont social entrepreneur Devon Hartman has opened the very first nonprofit solar panel assembling factory in the world. Located in Pomona, Community Home Energy Retrofit, known as CHERP, has established the phrase one goal of installing solar panels on 6,000 low-to moderate homes in Pomona and Claremont.

The switch to solar is projected so save those residents a combined $6.5 million in energy costs annually. Plus, the factory will create approximately 200 positions. 

The State of Homelessness and How to Help

Friday April 23, 2021 by Carolyn

Homelessness in America is a tragedy.

It is a sad reality that Los Angeles has one of the largest unhoused populations in the country. According to NPR, in 2020, homelessness in Los Angeles County increased for the third time in four years. The annual homeless count showed that 66,433 people lived on the streets, in shelters, and in vehicles within the county. Homelessness increased despite hundreds of millions of dollars spent to provide housing to those in need.

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LA's Sustainability Guide--The Urban Farmers' Almanac

Thursday April 22, 2021 by Carolyn

If you're like me, you're increasingly concerned about climate change but sometimes feel overwhelmed by the magnitude of the problem and your ability to make a difference through everyday decisions.

Angelenos Margaret To and Margie Peng, to the rescue.

They are the co-leads of the Los Angeles chapter of Climate Designers, a global hub for designers and creative professionals from all industries, committed to using their creative skills for climate action.

Help to Improve the Lives of Seniors in our Community

Tuesday February 9, 2021 by Carolyn

Each of us has at least one senior in our lives who sometimes needs help but doesn't know where to turn. She or he may not have access to healthy food, transportation, medical care, legal services, counseling, companionship, or simply conversation. 

Perhaps that senior is even you.

The coronavirus pandemic has intensified the challenges that many seniors, especially those living alone, face every day.

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