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Arroyos & Foothills Conservancy Secures Grant for Study of San Rafael Hills and the Upper Arroyo Seco

Monday night, local open space advocates garnered help in their efforts to preserve more land as the Santa Monica Mountains Conservancy approved a grant request by Pasadena-based Arroyos & Foothills Conservancy to conduct an important regional open space study. The Santa Monica Mountains Conservancy granted $16,667 to Arroyos & Foothills Conservancy to prepare a Conceptual Area Protection Plan covering a portion of the Rim of…

Pasadena is Third Greenest Mid-Size City in U.S., Study Shows

Pasadena City ranked third among the country’s “10 Greenest Mid-Size Cities” in a study conducted by MyLife.com, a social networking website with more than 60 million registered users. “[One of Pasadena's] nickname is ‘the City…

State to Trade Gardeners’ Old Leaf Blowers for New Models

Professional Gardeners and landscapers will be able to trade their old backpack leaf blowers for a new model with South Coast Air Quality Management District’s leaf blower exchange program at Lawnmower Corner on Thursday, December 19.…

Sierra Madre Not Responsible for Robo-Phone Calls

Residents have reported receiving a “robo-call” from a group identifying itself as, “Water for You”, no other identification or return number is provided for this group. A number of residents have reported the calls as…

Pasadena Has Two New Paint Recycling Collection Sites

Two new PaintCare drop-off locations have been established in Pasadena . The California PaintCare program, which started in October 2012, provides locations for people to take unwanted, leftover paint to be recycled. Here are the…

Polyphagous Shot Hole Borer (PSHB) Detected in Sierra Madre

City staff has been alerted to a number of new tree wounds in public trees in the downtown and Canyon areas. Investigations and consultations with…

Metro Says 710 Study Team is Active in Pasadena

According to Frederick C. Dock, Director of Transportation for the City of Pasadena, Metro’s SR 710 North Study team has informed Pasadena that members of…

Getting Around Clean and Green

Bicycles have been resurging these past few years, fueled by interest in personal fitness and concern for the environment. Serious cyclists go for the popular…

Waste Less Living Celebrates Opening of Walnut: A Local Based Eco-Boutique

Waste Less Living, a Pasadena-based company specializing in zero-waste planning, food scraps recovery and composting services, recently celebrated the grand opening of a local vendor…

Celebrate the Arroyo, Go on a Hike

Whether we know it or not, the river is central to our lives. The water that fills our tap, available with the turn of a knob, has been on a long, expensive journey before it dribbles out as drinking water. The Arroyo Seco Foundation celebrated past successes and visions about to come to fruition in the journey of the Arroyo on Wednesday May 29. Now more than ever change is happening to the Arroyo. This annual event brings special reasons to celebrate the Arroyo. In the past year Arroyo Seco Foundation helped save the Hahamongna Watershed Park from becoming a…

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