Art of the Matter

Stephanie Raygoza Staff Writer Amy Tanaka’s art extends to various forms and means throughout Long Beach. From her promotional artwork for the nonprofit organization Green Long Beach to her sign art for the Trader Joe’s in Bixby Knolls, Tanaka continues to grow artistically and hopes to inspire other artists to branch out to a new…

Long Beach to fund graywater sustainability program

Athena Mekis Staff Writer Long Beach residents will have another opportunity to “go green” as the City of Long Beach funds “Laundry to Landscape,” a graywater pilot program which diverts a single-family home’s used laundry water to their property’s landscape.

County to develop program to address infant deaths

In a motion by Supervisors Don Knabe and Mark Ridley-Thomas, Los Angeles County will develop a two-year pilot program at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center that will address the staggering number of infant deaths that have occurred due to unsafe sleeping practices and head trauma.