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Wednesday, Apr 11, 2012

Teaching Kids to Recycle

Teaching Kids to Recycle

You may think that teaching your kids how to recycle is difficult, but it may be easier than you think. Turning disposable trash into reusable items is a great way to help the environment. iVoices Beth Engelman, Sharon Rowley, Amanda Rodriguez and Brandi Jeter sit down with Kelly Wallace to discuss ways to encourage kids to recycle. Find out what tips and tricks work to help kids reuse and reduce waste. For more exclusive videos like these go to iVillage.com

Wednesday, Apr 4, 2012

How to Stop Using Plastic Bags

How to Stop Using Plastic Bags

Can you do without plastic bags? Brandi Jeter, Sharon Rowley, Beth Engelman and Amanda Rodriguez, sit down with iVillage.com's Kelly Wallace for a friendly discussion about plastic bags and if there is a way to truly give them up. For more exclusive videos go to iVillage.com

Wednesday, Apr 4, 2012

Whiz Kid Brews Biofuels

Whiz Kid Brews Biofuels

16-year-old researcher Sara Volz is working in an Air Force Academy lab to extract fuel from algae. Sara hopes her work will eventually lead to a sustainable means for producing bio fuels. After graduation from high-school Sara plans to study biochemistry in college.

Wednesday, Apr 4, 2012

Home Canning Is Good For Our Environment

Home Canning Is Good For Our Environment

Canned foods are good for you and for the environment and it's making a comeback. The old-fashioned trend is one that could help save you money, eat healthier and make help reduce environmental waste. Take a look at how it's done.

Sunday, Nov 20, 2011

Largest Bike Garage in the Nation Open for Business

Largest Bike Garage in the Nation Open for Business

Riders in Santa Monica will be able to valet park, repair, and rent bicycles in the newest, largest secure parking facility of its kind in the nation on Monday.

Thursday, Nov 17, 2011

Natural Gas Civic Wins Green Car of Year

Natural Gas Civic Wins Green Car of Year

The car has been around since 1998, but this fifth-generation model is a step up from its predecessors.

Thursday, Nov 17, 2011

Three Women Create Sandwich Bag Alternative

Three Women Create Sandwich Bag Alternative

Jennie Stoller is a Silver Lake mother who got tired of throwing out yet another plastic bag from her children's school lunches. She and two other mothers came up with Lunchskins, designed to replace the...

Thursday, Nov 17, 2011

Recycling For Rewards

Recycling For Rewards

This mom paid for her 2-week long getaway to Italy simply by recycling! Learn how you can grab cash the green way.

Tuesday, Nov 15, 2011

Recycling Your Way to Italy

Recycling Your Way to Italy

A Sherman Oaks woman just returned from a trip to Italy, which she paid for with money she made recycling bottles and cans.

Tuesday, Nov 15, 2011

7 Ways to Go Green With Your Pet

7 Ways to Go Green With Your Pet

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Magician's Body Found Inside Hollywood's Magic Castle
Magician's Body Found Inside Hollywood's Magic Castle

A death investigation was underway Friday night after a man was found dead inside of an iconic Hollywood magician's club.

LAPD Releases Sketch of  Hyde Park Man's Suspected Killer
LAPD Releases Sketch of Hyde Park Man's Suspected Killer

LAPD South Bureau Criminal Gang Homicide Division Detective Connie Zych says a new sketch shows the face of the man she believes killed Gerrik Mykal Thomas one year ago.

Coronado Sandcastle Pays Homage to Freedom of Press
Coronado Sandcastle Pays Homage to Freedom of Press

A miniature White House was erected at the beach with a message from our third president: “Our liberty depends on the freedom of the press, and that cannot be limited without being lost.”

Outlets Barred From WH Briefing After Trump Assails Media
Outlets Barred From WH Briefing After Trump Assails Media

News organizations including The New York Times, the Los Angeles Times, CNN and Politico were blocked from joining an informal, on-the-record White House press briefing Friday. The Associated Press chose not to participate in the briefing after White House press secretary Sean Spicer restricted the number of journalists included. Typically, the daily briefing is televised and open to all news organizations credentialed to cover the White House.

As Party Rebuilds, Democrats Seek a New DNC Leader
As Party Rebuilds, Democrats Seek a New DNC Leader

Democrats are beginning the process of rebuilding their party by choosing a new national chairman charged with turning widespread opposition to President Donald Trump into more election victories. With the outcome of Saturday's vote uncertain, former Labor Secretary Tom Perez and Minnesota Rep. Keith Ellison made a final push Friday to cajole support from the hundreds of state party leaders, donors and activists who make up the Democratic National Committee and determine the party's direction.

High School Senior Killed After Sister's Birthday Party
High School Senior Killed After Sister's Birthday Party

Jamillah Collier, a senior at Roosevelt High School in Eastvale, was shot and killed in front of her aunt's house Sunday just before one in the morning. Her mother is pleading for someone to identify the killer.