Category Archives: Environmental

Orchid Auction Will Be Held March 19

Mark your calendars for one of the most unique and annual events in Pacific Palisades: the Orchid Auction. The community is invited to preview the orchids at 6:45 p.m.  in the Hart Lounge, at the Community Methodist Church, 801 Via … Continue reading

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Artificial Turf Destroys Soil, Air and Water

Scientists were analyzing coastal waters of Spain when they made a discovery: polyethlene in the water from artificial turf. Fake turf is made from polyethylene, which can last from 10 to 20 years. As the artificial grass breaks down, small … Continue reading

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Just “Singin’ in the Rain”

The Genesis Invitational people were probably happy they weren’t “Singin’ in the Rain,” to end the annual golf tournament held at the Riviera Country Club on Sunday afternoon, February 18. The rain did start that evening, and included heavy downpours … Continue reading

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Ferrer, L.A. County Health Department Sued over Needle Distribution

The Santa Monica Coalition founders announced on February 15, it has filed a lawsuit against County Health Director Barbara Ferrer, the Los Angeles County Health Department, and the Venice Family Clinic (as a real party of interest), in connection with … Continue reading

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Orchid Lovers and Growers Invited to Learn about Pests

  The Malibu Orchid Society, based in Pacific Palisades, will hold its monthly meeting at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, February 20, in Hart Lounge in the Community Methodist Church, 801 Via De la Paz. Speaker Bill Gunning, Ph.D., a master … Continue reading

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Garden Club Will Meet February 5: Beneficial Insects

  The Pacific Palisades Garden Club will hold its regular meeting at 7 p.m. on Monday, February 5. This meeting should be of special interest to any resident who doesn’t want to use pesticides in controlling common pests. Kyra Rude, … Continue reading

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Updated Rain Report through January 22

  Different storm fronts brought moisture to the southland. The weather system that moved in Saturday, January 20, produced light rain overnight and left .5 inches of rain in the gauge on Radcliffe. A new storm moved in late that … Continue reading

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Orchids in Mystery Literature Discussed January 16  

Arthur Pinkers will be the featured speaker at the monthly meeting of the Malibu Orchid Society at 7 p.m. on January 16, Community Methodist Church, Hart Lounge. Pinkers topic will be “Orchids in Mystery Literature.” Orchids have always had a … Continue reading

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E-Waste Accepted at Revere on January 20

Many residents may have received new electronic items over the holidays and are unsure of what to do with the old items. Do not throw them in the black or blue bins because they will end up in landfill. A … Continue reading

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How to Recycle a Christmas Tree

REQUEST A TREE COLLECTION: LA Sanitation & Environment has curbside collection for Christmas trees. There are three ways to request a tree collection. Call our 24-hour Customer Care Center at 1-800-773-2489 Visit MYLA311 website and create a “Bulky Items” ticket … Continue reading

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