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Conservation

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Top Conservation Articles

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  • Water officials: Be stingy

    Water officials: Be stingy
    With summer temperatures starting to take hold, Glendale Water & Power has seen a slight increase in customer water usage, officials said. Glendale customers recently logged a 3% increase in water use, worrying some officials that compliance with...
  • A wild bonding experience

    A wild bonding experience
    Some people volunteer in hospitals or libraries, but others babysit escape artist orangutans and dig worms for hungry foxes. The Los Angeles Zoo enlists 800 volunteers from high school teens to retirees throughout the Los Angeles area, many of whom live...
  • Rains wash away water restrictions

    Rains wash away water restrictions
    CITY HALL — Citing reservoirs that have been engorged with above-average rainfall, Glendale became the latest city this week to lift mandatory irrigation restrictions, although officials appealed to residents to keep conserving. Customers will...
  • More courtesy needed on the road

    Comes as no surprise that Glendale ranks lowest in senior pedestrian safety ("City gets another poor pedestrian safety score," Jan. 8). I know — in addition to being a driver, since moving to Glendale, I have increased walking to my appointments...
  • Descanso turns to its roots

    Descanso turns to its roots
    Descanso Gardens will unveil Saturday an oak woodland that provides a glimpse of what Los Angeles might have looked like before 16th-century European settlers and their livestock arrived and forever changed the Southern Californian landscape. The 7.7-...
  • Conservancy works to preserve Cottonwood Canyon

    Conservancy works to preserve Cottonwood Canyon
    On a modest stretch of Linda Vista Avenue near the La Cañada Flintridge-Pasadena border lies a nondescript piece of land whose dry shrubs and trees thinly veil a rich biodiversity of life teeming within. An old wire fence, laid years ago with a small gap...
  • Obama to announce national monument designation for portion of San Gabriel mountains

    Obama to announce national monument designation for portion of San Gabriel mountains
    President Obama plans to announce Friday that he will set aside roughly half of the San Gabriel Mountains as a national monument, bringing stronger federal protections to the range to shield it from crowding and pollution, according to the Los Angeles...
  • Art contest spotlights importance of water

    Art contest spotlights importance of water
    Creativity paid off for two La Cañada Elementary School fifth-graders who recently beat out more than 100 other artists to win the top two places in this year's "Water is Life" art contest sponsored by the Foothill Municipal Water District. Classmates...
  • EIR relating to proposed 710 extension delayed

    EIR relating to proposed 710 extension delayed
    Los Angeles County transportation officials have pushed back its release of an environmental report regarding 710 Freeway extension proposals, local officials learned this week. Once available, the data provided in the draft Environmental Impact report...
  • LCUSD examining special education resources

    La Cañada Unified School District is in the process of examining the way it provides special education resources for more than 400 students, and wants to hear what parents have to say. In an open meeting held Thursday, April 24, the district invited...
  • Atwater named to SoCal water board

    Atwater named to SoCal water board
    The Metropolitan Water District (MWD) announced last week the appointment of Foothill Municipal Water District (FMWD) Director Richard Atwater to its Southern California Board of Directors. Atwater replaces James Edwards, who served as a FMWD...
  • In Theory: Should churches take a position on fracking?

    In Theory: Should churches take a position on fracking?
    Having recently made legal claims to historical gas and mineral rights under vast tracts of British land, the Church of England has taken a position against those who oppose hydraulic fracturing, or fracking — the process of breaking up rock...