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Environmental Issues

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  • Glendale to buy local power

    The City Council established earlier this week a new state-mandated program for Glendale Water & Power to purchase locally generated renewable energy. The council passed an ordinance on Tuesday adopting a so-called feed-in tariff program under which...
  • Air quality alerts issued for Santa Clarita, San Gabriel valleys

    The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health issued a warning Monday about the air quality in the Santa Clarita and San Gabriel valleys. Public Health Director Jonathan Fielding advised people with respiratory or heart disease to stay inside as...
  • Review finds mud-blocking K-rails no longer needed in La Cañada

    Review finds mud-blocking K-rails no longer needed in La Cañada
    Three years after the Station fire denuded the hills above La Cañada Flintridge, a federal agency has determined that important earth-holding vegetation has recovered to the point that bulky concrete barriers put in place to protect homes from mudflows...
  • Glendale Unified School District hopes to go green with pool

    With the groundbreaking of Glendale Unified's new aquatic center still a year away, school officials have hired a firm to explore adding renewable energy sources to the pool's design to save on future operating costs. The outdoor pool will be built at...
  • Residents complain, GWP officials explain proposed electricity rate hikes

    At Glendale Water & Power's final community meeting Thursday on a series of proposed electricity rate hikes, some residents said they understood the need, they just wish it wasn't such a steep increase. "We are all hurting," said resident Edward...
  • Crescenta Valley Water District rates slated to rise

    Crescenta Valley Water District officials said this week that they expect a proposed 6.9% rate increase to anger customers, given two other significant increases last year. Though the proposal to again ratchet up water rates has been expected for...
  • La Cañada growing weary of K-rails

    La Cañada growing weary of K-rails
    Residents from a hillside neighborhood in La Cañada Flintridge believe it’s time to remove concrete K-rail barriers designed to protect their homes from debris flows. The K-rails were installed in early 2010 after mudslides struck several areas...
  • Friedman vote brings backlash

    Upset that they weren’t consulted when a colleague voted against a nearly $900,000 rebate from an agency that provides most of Glendale’s water, City Council members this week pushed for new guidelines on how regional board decisions are...
  • Animal control officials seek to assure Glendale residents about coyotes

    Animal control officials seek to assure Glendale residents about coyotes
    Animal control officials on Monday sought to ease concerns among Glendale residents unnerved by the prevalence of coyotes in their neighborhoods, saying the canines do play an important role in the local ecosystem and pose little threat to humans. At the...
  • Glendale Unified's Clark Magnet gets second Blue Ribbon distinction

    Glendale Unified's Clark Magnet gets second Blue Ribbon distinction
    Clark Magnet High School was named a national Blue Ribbon school for the second time, Glendale Unified officials announced Monday. The award recognizes private and public schools that make significant academic progress on federal benchmarks. Clark Magnet...
  • History could save Verdugo Hills Golf Course

    History could save Verdugo Hills Golf Course
    L.A. City Councilman Richard Alarcon is moving to save the Verdugo Hills Golf Course from residential development by adding it to the city's list of historic and cultural monuments. It's the latest in a series of moves — including rezoning and...
  • NASA making cleanup progress in Pasadena

    A NASA-funded treatment plant in Pasadena has removed hundreds of pounds of toxic residue left over from the Jet Propulsion Laboratory's early rocket-building days. The $8.5 million Monk Hill water treatment facility has removed 674 pounds of...