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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,

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...

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.

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.

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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2 Men, Female Teen Arrested in Fullerton Triple Homicide

2 Men, Female Teen Arrested in Fullerton Triple Homicide

After a child called police and "indicated" her parents had died, officers found three adults dead in a Fullerton home, Fullerton police said in a statement. A 17-year-old girl was also missing and found the day...

Dodgers Clinch Fourth Straight NL West Title

Dodgers Clinch Fourth Straight NL West Title

Charlie Culberson hit a walk-off home run and the Los Angeles Dodgers clinched the National League West in dramatic fashion in Vin Scully's final game at Dodger Stadium.

Dodgers Players React to Death of Jose Fernandez

Dodgers Players React to Death of Jose Fernandez

News of the death of Jose Fernandez struck the Los Angeles Dodgers early in the morning on Sunday and players reacted before their final home game of the season. See what they had to say.

Wash. Mall Shooting Suspect Was 'Zombie-Like' During Arrest

Wash. Mall Shooting Suspect Was 'Zombie-Like' During Arrest

The suspect in a shooting at a Washington state mall that left five dead is in custody, authorities said. He was identified at at a press conference Saturday night as 20-year-old Arcan Cetin, a resident of Oak...

New Law: Californians Can Break Into Hot Cars to Save Pets

New Law: Californians Can Break Into Hot Cars to Save Pets

Gov. Jerry Brown has signed into law a bill that allows Californians to rescue animals trapped in hot cars without fear of prosecution.

Police: Avoid Area After Shooting Near Cal State Northridge

Police: Avoid Area After Shooting Near Cal State Northridge

Police were asking the public to avoid the area east of Cal State Northridge campus as they searched for a gunman suspected in a shooting that left two critically wounded Sunday.