Environment (Page 2)

An endangered species once abundant off the coast of California is getting an opportunity to rebound with the help of some expert human helpers. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) in collaboration with the Aquarium of the Pacific, the UC Davis Bodega Marine Laboratory, the Bay Foundation, Paua Marine …continue reading

Representative Gilbert R. Cisneros, Jr. (CA-39), a member of the House Sustainable Energy and Environment Coalition (SEEC), the New Democrat Coalition, and the Congressional Progressive Caucus, joined his colleagues in a letter to House Democratic Leadership calling for the inclusion of clean energy tax policies in must-pass legislation this year. …continue reading

The Orange County Conservation Corps (OCCC) celebrated its 25th anniversary at Disney’s Grand Californian Hotel and Spa on October 17 with a keynote address by California State Senator Tom Umberg (34th District). ABC7 Eyewitness News anchor Phillip Palmer served as emcee for the luncheon program attended by 380 guests. Throughout …continue reading

Orange County Coastkeeper welcomes Newport Beach resident Janice Sclafani to its board of directors. The nonprofit environmental organization advocates for fishable, swimmable, drinkable and sustainable water in Orange County, with programs targeting watershed education, marine restoration, water conservation and water quality enforcement. Janice Sclafani was selected to Coastkeeper’s board of …continue reading

For 26 seasons, the popular Colors of Christmas extravaganza has delighted audiences at the Cerritos Center for the Performing Arts (CCPA). The lively annual tradition returns with Grammy winner Peabo Bryson leading an all-star lineup that includes Grammy nominee Oleta Adams, Broadway veteran Ben Vereen, and Grammy winner Jody Watley …continue reading

California State Treasurer Fiona Ma thanked Governor Gavin Newsom for signing the California Recycling Market Development Act, which updates California’s recycling programs to adapt to significant challenges in the marketplace and extends a successful sales tax incentive program administered by the Treasurer’s office. Assembly Bill 1583, which was authored by …continue reading

On Friday, October 4th, Harvard University’s Office for Sustainability and green cleaning products manufacturer Earth Friendly Products® hosted the first-ever Harvard Environmental Action & Leadership Summit (HEALS). Held at the Harvard Faculty Club, the youth-led conference featured engaging and interactive panel discussions and workshops with leaders in business, policymaking, and …continue reading