Category Archives: Environmental

“Reinventing our Cities” Looks to the Future

by Julie Lovins Spontaneous friendships at a bike-sharing station, unsubsidized fast bus transit (in addition to convenient car/bike/pedestrian travel), creative ways to recycle and to provide affordable housing, a thriving commercial street jammed with pedestrians (cars on other streets), how-tos … Continue reading

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Grass-Fed Lamb

by Barbara Ruzgerian Recently our neighbors had us over for the most divine leg of lamb that I have had in my life. (And believe me, being of Armenian ancestry on both parents sides, I know the taste of a … Continue reading

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Know Your Farmer, Know Your Food

by Anthony Chang I love our Farmers’ Market.  Local, organic produce is abundant.  For me, there is a real sense of community — I know vendors by name and I run into neighbors at the market every Sunday.  We are … Continue reading

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Throwing Hot Water on the Prometheus Development

by Eugene Cordero As I watched the Internet recording of the Environmental Planning Commission meeting of Feb 10th, one of the statements Mr. John Moss (of the Prometheus Real Estate Group) made about their ‘green practices’ made me pause.  Mr. … Continue reading

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Critter Column: Big Bird

by Jack Perkins The Great Blue Heron (or in birdwatcher fieldspeak, GBH), frequents our neighborhood.  This bird stands perfectly still and is nearly five feet tall with a wingspan of six feet. To their prey Great Blue Herons are the … Continue reading

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