Inching Toward Electrical Independence

California has an ambitious goal (SB100) of getting all the electricity for the entire state from renewable energy sources by 2045. The mandated incremental...

100% Renewable Energy to be Default Option for SM Residents

Council approves default renewable energy tiers. By Staff Writer Starting in 2019, 100 percent renewable energy will be the default product for all residential electricity customers...

Climate Change in SM

City Council approves local coastal program land use plan. By Sam Catanzaro.  The United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) recently released a special report...

Mayor Winterer Commits SM to Paris Climate Accord

Mayors from around the country meet to combat climate change. By Sam Catanzaro Cities are critical actors in the global response to climate change,...

The Last (Plastic) Straw?

California lawmakers pass a straw-by-request law. By Sam Catanzaro Enjoy sipping on an iced tea or lemonade with a straw? Well soon in California, beverage...
Residents on Dewey Street reported toppled over pine trees next to Penmar Golf Course.

Urban Forest Task Force to the Rescue:

Recent heavy winds have caused havoc for some of the City’s youngest trees trying to make it on their own. Thanks to Santa Monica’s Urban Forest Task Force and vigilant residents, support stakes have been returned to help the saplings survive.
Tony Vazquez.

#ClimateMayors Welcome Historic Paris Climate Agreement:

Santa Monica Mayor Tony Vazquez joined fellow #ClimateMayors, 34 in all, in Paris for the historic COP21 Conference. The Mayors’ National Climate Action Agenda (MNCAA), an...
Kevin McKeown.

Santa Monica Demonstrates Impact On Addressing, Fighting Climate Change:

Santa Monica Mayor Kevin McKeown announced today that Santa Monica’s participation in the Compact of Mayors has already had a significant...
Kevin McKeown.

McKeown To Present Santa Monica’s Ambitious Climate Action Project, Progress At Paris Climate Summit:

This week kicks off the highly anticipated 2015 United Nations Climate Change Conference (also known as COP21 for the 21st Gathering of the Conference...
Throughout Venice you can discover community garden projects that provide a great source for your daily fruit and vegetables.

VIDEO: Discover Community Garden Projects In Venice:

Throughout Venice you can discover community garden projects that provide a great source for your daily fruit and vegetables.