Solar Panels are Front and Center at this Year’s Emmys

Solar Panels are Front and Center at this Year’s Emmys

SolarWorld raised a canopy of 200 solar panels this week to help provide power and shade for the 2011 Emmys’ Red Carpet. The 50 kilowatt display is the largest temporary instillation…

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Inhabitat LA Exclusive Interview with Laura Avery, Manager for the Santa Monica Farmers' Markets

Inhabitat LA Exclusive Interview with Laura Avery, Manager for the Santa Monica Farmers' Markets

This Wednesday kicks off the City of Santa Monica Farmer's Market 30 year Celebration, and Inhabitat got an exclusive interview with, Laura Avery, overseer of the Farmer's Market for 29…

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Metro Considers Extending Green Line to LAX

Metro Considers Extending Green Line to LAX

Trying to get to the airport and don't have a car? It might be a lot more trouble then you'd think. While there are a few options for getting to LAX, from taxis to buses to the Flyaway…

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Most Hybrid Repairs Don't Need To Be Left to the Dealer

Most Hybrid Repairs Don't Need To Be Left to the Dealer

Hybrid car owners in California have long enjoyed the benefits of HOV-lane access, even when they are driving solo. This perk has recently been lost, and hybrid owners might find…

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Santa Monica Launches Mobile Haz-Mat Disposal Service

Santa Monica Launches Mobile Haz-Mat Disposal Service

Denizens of the green City of Santa Monica no longer have to wonder how to dispose of certain hazardous material. A new initiative by the Office of Sustainability and the Environment…

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Labor Day Weekend in LA

Labor Day Weekend in LA

It's officially our favorite bittersweet holiday, Labor Day Weekend, the last weekend of summer. We recommend finding anyway you can to enjoy this blissfully pleasant weather we are…

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Good Food Festival: The Farmers’ Market Never Tasted So Good

Good Food Festival: The Farmers’ Market Never Tasted So Good

Featuring 30 of LA’s top chefs paired with 30 market farmers, the “Localicious Gala" celebration will take place Friday evening at the Annenberg Community Beach House. Attenddees…

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Long Beach Kicks Bicyclists to the Curb

Long Beach Kicks Bicyclists to the Curb

Actually, off the curb would be more accurate.  As the first part of a new safety campaign, "the most bike-friendly city in America" is enforcing the often-ignored rule that riding on…

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PARK(ing) Day LA 2011: Streets are for the People

PARK(ing) Day LA 2011: Streets are for the People

Cities around the world will be greener at least for one day with the return of PARK(ing) Day on Friday, September 16th. What started as a modest experimental urban intervention in 2005…

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Cal State LA Activates New Solar Installation

Cal State LA Activates New Solar Installation

Cal State University, Los Angeles further bolstered its reputation as a "green" campus with the installation of a new photovoltaic (PV) system on campus. The 77 panel system was…

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