The Dirt on Smart Gardening

The Dirt on Smart Gardening

What is Smart Gardening? Smart gardening is designed to help diminish the amount of waste going into landfills by reducing yard waste. It’s also a great way to use less water and less energy, and still have a great looking yard. The idea was born out of a set of...
Board of Supes’ Take 5: July 17, 2018

Board of Supes’ Take 5: July 17, 2018

News flash! Every week, following the Board meeting, Supervisor Kuehl picks five items you might find interesting, important, and/or fun. It’s your way to get a quick rundown of several highlights of the meeting in no more than 5 minutes! Looking for more? Click here...
Powerful stories from the front lines of homelessness

Powerful stories from the front lines of homelessness

On a recent evening in Venice, the community came together to hear directly from people who have experienced homelessness and now are using their experiences to help others. The Everyone In campaign event — featuring the John and Marilyn Wells Family...
Encouraging Bike and Transit Commuting

Encouraging Bike and Transit Commuting

The County of Los Angeles is committed to reducing its carbon footprint. This week, the Board passed a motion making it easier for County employees to lessen their use of single occupancy vehicles in favor of greener methods of travel such as biking or public...
Taking Water By Storm

Taking Water By Storm

The entire Los Angeles region relies on three predominant sources for its water needs: the Owens River and other freshwater sources in the Central Valley, the Colorado River, and the Sacramento San Joaquin Valley Delta. It is a seemingly diverse profile of options, so...