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Public Fruit Park Launched in L.A.

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Fallen Fruit debuts urban orchard project in Del Aire Park

Imagine a city where public parks were full of fruit trees, grapevines, and herb gardens, all of which you were free to harvest for food. In a small but meaningful way, our friends at Fallen Fruit, who we collaborated with on the EAT LACMA video series, are making that vision a reality. The collective teamed with Los Angeles County to create California's first public fruit park, which......read more

WAR/PHOTOGRAPHY: Images of Armed Conflict and Its Aftermath

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New exhibit at LA's Annenberg Space tells the harrowing story of war in photos

Our friends at the Annenberg Space for Photography continue on their mission of exhibiting important, consciousness-altering photos with WAR/PHOTOGRAPHY, a collection of 150 of the most significant images of armed conflict since 1887. Visitors to the space will immediately recognize some of the more iconic images in the show, like the Eddie Adams photo of a police commander killing a Viet Cong......read more

Nicholas Alan Cope: Whitewash

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Stark, abstract photos of modern architecture in Los Angeles

Since moving to LA from Maryland in 2002, Nicholas Alan Cope has been documenting the infrastructure of his adopted hometown in stark, black-and-white photos. Those images of the city's geometric modern architecture are collected in a new book, "Whitewash," out this month on powerHouse. Cope relies on stark abstraction and the power of contrast to deliver what looks to be a surreal and special......read more

Urban Landscape Paintings by Patricia Chidlaw

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Eerily empty landscapes impart a sense of modern decay

Patricia Chidlaw's vision of Southern California doesn't reflect any of the things we typically associate with the area. There is no Hollywood glam, no surfer cool. Instead her landscape paintings depict a decaying, enigmatic California, eerily empty of humans yet filled with their imprint. Like mystery film stills, there is a sense of narrative to the paintings, but it's up to the viewer to......read more

Solar Buyback Program Launched in Los Angeles

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Scheme allows property owners to sell rooftop solar power back to the Department of Water and Power

On the roof of a North Hollywood apartment building, an array of solar panels started generating energy last week as part of what's being touted as the nation's largest urban solar program. The program, an L.A. Business Council initiative called Clean L.A. Solar, allows the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power to pay customers to generate solar power across the city's vast expanse of flat......read more

L.A. Can Lead the Way with Solar Rooftops

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Clean Coalition leader Craig Lewis on tapping solar demand in Los Angeles

Craig Lewis for The Huffington Post: Too often campaign promises go unfulfilled. But for Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti, keeping his word should be easy. Mr. Garcetti was elected to office on a platform that called for a significant expansion of solar energy in L.A. And this promise is becoming more attractive by the day. The Department of Water and Power's newest solar program is already......read more

Clean Tech Summit Hits Los Angeles on Oct 21st

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LACI Presents GloShow in Los Angeles

There's an exciting marketplace for clean technology in Los Angeles right now. You'd be hard-pressed to find another conference in North America with this array of thought leaders, investors, academics, policymakers and entrepreneurs.  LACI’s Cleantech Global Showcase: GloSho’15 is taking place on Wednesday, October 21st and Thursday, October 22nd and it's a sign of the times......read more

'California's Greenest Brewery' to Open on the LA River

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Dry River Brewing turns to the crowd to kickstart its brew pub -- and help bring a neglected waterway back to life

The Los Angeles River, once the lifeblood of the LA region, was encased in concrete in the 1930s in order to protect a growing urban area against unpredictable flooding. Like most LA residents, Dave Hodgins didn't pay the river a lot of thought. But when the self-confessed craft beer nerd started looking at potential locations for his new brewery, he was taken to property on the riverbank,......read more

Stricter Smog Limits Proposed

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Factories, power plants and landfills face crackdown with EPA's new ozone proposal.

The LA Times reports today that the Environmental Protection Agency has proposed the nation's strictest-ever smog limits this morning, a move that could put large parts of the country in violation of federal air quality regulations. The EPA proposed allowing a ground-level ozone concentration of between 60 and 70 parts per billion, down from the 75-ppb standard adopted under President George......read more

Lost Banksy Mural Uncovered in Berlin

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Gallery discovers early work under layers of paint

After painstakingly stripping away layers of wall paint, an art gallery in Berlin has uncovered a 2003 piece by Banksy, the much-ballyhooed street art pranskter whose politically-charged stencil work now sells for six figures. The piece, which features five soldiers with angel wings and smiley faces, was revealed when the wall was stripped away as part of an installation by Brad Downey, a......read more

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