Our Green Business Assist Program is a FREE program to help South Bay Business save money while improving quality of life and making our community more attractive to live, work and play. In this issue, learn about the City of Torrance's new organic recycling mandate. Find out how to receive a grass replacement rebate for your business. Check out these stories and more in the spring newsletter.
June is National Oceans Month. Take a virtual ocean tour to learn how Sanitation Districts protects local marine life. Also, learn about your water at free community workshops. Check out these and other stories in the South Bay Environmental Services Center monthly newsletter.
South Bay Cities Council of Governments Studies Conversion of Underperforming Commercial Areas to Create More Housing
To help the South Bay meet its housing targets in a largely “built-out” subregion, the South Bay Cities Council of Governments (SBCCOG) is leading a project to identify and reimagine underutilized commercial properties that are strong candidates for new housing to increase housing supply.
In this issue of South Bay Watch, the South Bay acts to minimize dependence on external water resources in preparation for a "parched future," the SBCCOG studies underperforming commercial areas as a possible housing solution, and local nonprofit AltaSea develops a model to unleash the power of the ocean to meet environmental challenges.
Local nonprofit AltaSea at the Port of Los Angeles has developed a model to unleash the power of the ocean to meet environmental challenges by harnessing the "blue economy."
A CivicSpark Fellow is working on behalf of the SBCCOG to examine the South Bay's green house gas emission as part of the an effort to update the subregion's climate action plans.
Rolling Hills Estates gets EV "Charge Ready" in time for summer. New EV charging stations will provide 12 new connections to the city hall parking lot, boosting the total to 14.
Are underperforming commercial areas a key to boosting South Bay housing inventory? The SBCCOG examines the feasibility of reimagining such properties as new housing.
Preparing for a Parched Future – The South Bay Takes Steps to Minimize Dependence on External Water Resources
The South Bay is taking steps to minimize its dependence on external water resources.
May is Bike Month. Attend an Eco-Gardening Workshop. See how wastewater and solid waste are managed. Check out these and other stories in the South Bay Environmental Services Center monthly newsletter.