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Entries Tagged as 'Thinking Green'

Wrigley Association hosts discussion on local air pollition

August 15th, 2008 · No Comments · News, Thinking Green

BY NICK DIAMANTIDES Staff Writer According to studies undertaken by the California Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) about 3,700 Californians die prematurely each year because of air pollution from the state’s ports and their freight transportation systems. Those studies also indicate that port pollution leads to 2,830 additional hospital admissions, 360,000 sick days for workers and […]

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Community members plant 21 trees in North Long Beach

August 15th, 2008 · No Comments · Thinking Green

On the relatively cool and overcast August 2 in North Long Beach, “Team Hermoso” from the Neighborhood Leadership Program and the Coolidge Triangle Neighborhood Association joined forces in the planting of parkway trees throughout the Coolidge area. Some 21 small parkway trees were planted in the areas from Barclay to Bort. Also assisting were Jim […]

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Green speed dating matches the environmentally-minded

August 15th, 2008 · No Comments · Thinking Green

Green Speed Dating (or “carbon neutral love”) brings together single people, living in the same area, who care about the environment, believe in sustainability, and would like to meet others who feel the same way. At a Green Speed Dating event, you’ll meet 10-20 people of the opposite sex in your age range and will […]

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Preschoolers learn sea science at CMA

August 7th, 2008 · No Comments · Thinking Green

Preschool children are invited to discover the wonders along the shore at Cabrillo Beach with hands-on exploration, stories, and puppets in “Tales Between the Tides” workshops. Session 3 is offered Tuesday, August 26 and Thursday, August 28 from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Session 4 is offered Wednesday, August 27 and Friday, August 29 from […]

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Signal Hill Public Works gives its tips to save water in the garden

August 7th, 2008 · No Comments · Thinking Green

The Signal Hill Public Works Department has shared the following tips for maintaining a drought-resistant garden:

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