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Green Acres in Beverly Hills

Ah, Beverly Hills.  90210 has a mythical quality to it--unless you live in LA.  Indeed, BH is a guilty pleasure with its delightful people watching, decadent boutiques, and posh hotels.  I usually cringe when I drive there, however.  Many classic ...

Ciudad Verde

Mayors around the world, including San Francisco’s Gavin Newsom, have traveled to a certain city to learn about sustainable development and urban planning.  This city has rooftop gardens, is creating more greenbelts and bike paths, and has a “today don’t ...

Palms Away

When one thinks of Los Angeles, palm trees immediately come to mind.  Hardly a city block lacks a business with Palm in its name, and whether you’re in affluent Brentwood or the effluent neighborhoods near downtown, palms line the streets. ...

Just Say Bye to Your Lawns

We've been talking for decades about greening L.A., so it doesn't make sense to put forth a policy that's going to make everyone's lawns go brown. -          Matt Myerhoff, spokesman for LA City Councilman Greig Smith Huh? The Sunday LA Times had an ...
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