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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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USC Grad Student Charged in Professor's Death

USC Grad Student Charged in Professor's Death

A University of Southern California graduate student has been charged with the fatal stabbing of a professor on the school's campus, the Los Angeles County District Attorney's office announced Tuesday.

Oakland Warehouse Manager Refuses to Answer Safety Questions

Oakland Warehouse Manager Refuses to Answer Safety Questions

The man who founded and ran the artists' collective at the Ghost Ship warehouse in Oakland said he is grief stricken and "incredibly sorry" after the tragic fire that took his home and many of his friends. But

SeaWorld Announces Layoffs

SeaWorld Announces Layoffs

Approximately 320 jobs will be cut across the company's 12 parks, a spokesperson for SeaWorld San Diego confirmed.

Rail Security Boosted Due to Uncorroborated Threat

Rail Security Boosted Due to Uncorroborated Threat

The threat of a terror attack against a busy commuter rail station in the Los Angeles area has prompted authorities to increase security throughout the region and urge commuters to report any suspicious behavior...

Man Arrested in Fatal Shooting of Ex-USC, NFL Player

Man Arrested in Fatal Shooting of Ex-USC, NFL Player

A man was arrested on suspicion of manslaughter in the shooting death of former USC and NFL player Joe McKnight in what authorities described as a road rage confrontation.

Feline Fundraiser: Charity Art Pop-Up

Feline Fundraiser: Charity Art Pop-Up

Support (and play) with kitties at the downtown to-do.