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  • McKinley Elementary students plant their first crops

    McKinley Elementary students plant their first crops
    At McKinley Elementary School on Friday, children poured soil into new garden beds as they prepared to plant their first winter garden of broccoli, onions, sweet and bitter lettuce, cauliflower, herbs, peas and carrots.
  • LADWP to build groundwater treatment plants on San Fernando Valley Superfund site

    LADWP to build groundwater treatment plants on San Fernando Valley Superfund site
    The Los Angeles Department of Water and Power plans to build the world's largest groundwater treatment center over one of the largest Superfund pollution sites in the United States: the San Fernando Basin. Two plants costing a combined $600 million to...

    In Theory: What's our responsibility toward sweatshops?

    More than a thousand workers were killed in Bangladesh when a building used as a garment factory collapsed. It's alleged that a factory in China making products for Apple has nets installed to stop people leaping to their deaths after 18 suicides there....

    Burbank woman arrested for throwing potted plant at neighbor

    A 53-year-old woman was arrested on Tuesday after she allegedly threw a potted plant to the downstairs balcony of a neighbor who confronted her about smoking cigarettes, Burbank police said. The woman, Maria Puerta, was arrested on suspicion of assault...

    Burb's Eye View: Keeping the city ahead of the energy curve

    The U.S. Department of Energy could learn a thing or two from the researchers and power-company employees of Burbank. While the nation’s energy policy slowly, laboriously trudges toward sustainability and cleaner energy practices, Burbank Water and...