Archive for Go Green

Google Maps, Metro, and the Big Blue Bus

Oct 14, 2010 by Lisa Newton

The news is out, the Big Blue Bus finally made it to Google maps. Although it’s great news, it’s also about time.
After reading this news, I thought I’d play with Google a little bit [...]

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Mark your Calendars: The Great California ShakeOut is Coming (again)!

Oct 14, 2010 by Lisa Newton

Are you ready for the Big One? As you hopefully recall, not too long ago, Travelin’ Local reported on this important event previously.
When I first moved to Los Angeles, several of my family and friends [...]

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Some ideas for your Drought Resistant Garden

Oct 13, 2010 by Lisa Newton

It’s amazing the amount of lawns I pass everyday that have a sprinkler system that works hard to keep their plants watered.
For me, it’s unfortunately fascinating to observe the waste of water used to [...]

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It’s not about Bike Lanes on Wilber Avenue

Oct 13, 2010 by Lisa Newton

After reading about the new bike lanes on Wilber Avenue, in Northridge, the message it sends could not be clearer:
It is not about bikes, bike lanes, or even cars.
It’s about safety!
I may not be a [...]

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Boyle Heights Farmers Market is every Friday

Oct 06, 2010

Since its inception on Friday, July 9, 2010, The Boyle Heights Farmers Market has become a gathering place to buy some veggies or even some kettle corn; but most of all, the Boyle Heights Farmers [...]

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The West Los Angeles Solar Tour

Sep 30, 2010

Have you ever thought about adding solar panels to your house, but didn’t quite know how to go about it?
Or maybe you’re interested with the idea of going solar, but don’t think it will look [...]

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Mark you Calender! – California Coastal Clean-up Day is September 25th

Sep 18, 2010

Next Saturday, September 25th, coming to a beach near you is California Coastal Clean-up Day.
Holding the Guinness Book of World Records as "the largest garbage collection," the California Coastal Clean-up Day is a fun [...]

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Los Angeles Free Friday

Sep 17, 2010

Fall is almost here and as the weather is starting to cool down, so now’s the perfect time to spend some time in our beautiful parks that we’re blessed with. Although, we may not have [...]

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Take Me Out to the Ball Game – Using Metro Buses to Watch the LA Dodgers

Sep 15, 2010

Everybody knows that we’re Laker crazy here in LA.. But the Los Angeles Dodgers are also near and dear to our hearts.
Although this year they’re next to last place in Major League Baseball’s National Western [...]

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Park[ing] Day LA is Friday September 17th

Sep 13, 2010

On Friday, September 17th, you might notice a change when you go to work.
In your parking lot or spot, where a large delivery truck usually resides, trees might be found there, or perhaps a [...]

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Weekend Starter: On Fridays the Huntington Beach Farmer’s Market and Art-A-Faire

Sep 03, 2010

The Huntington Beach Farmer’s Market, has been voted by both the media and the public as one of the most scenic outdoor markets in Southern California.
It’s easy to see why. The ocean and the pier [...]

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Big Blue Bus Rates Dramatically Increase

Aug 31, 2010

Monday, the beginning of the work and school week grind and if you regularly ride the Big Blue Bus to get to your destination, you were greeted with a huge surprise.
That’s right; the price [...]

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The Elysian Park – Riverside Park Outdoor Development Breaks Ground

Aug 08, 2010

It couldn’t have happened in a better month–this month is National Parks Month.
Elysian Park is already a great place to hike, bike, and enjoy the outdoors, but it’s about to get even better.
On Tuesday, August [...]

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Travelin Local’s Map of Los Angeles Farmers’ Markets

Aug 03, 2010

Although, I’m not the first person to do map Los Angeles’ Farmers’ Markets; the LATimes also has a map, but I don’t really like theirs. Even though it was done on Google, it’s not embeddable, [...]

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