NOT BAAAAAD WORK IF YOU CAN GET IT! The Goats Return to the Palos Verdes Peninsula

By Steve Tabor This is an excerpt from an article published June 10, 2021 by Palos Verdes Pulse; www.palosverdespulse.com Photo credit: Steve Tabor, Palos Verdes Magazine The steep and slippery slopes of the Palos Verdes canyons and hillsides make it extremely difficult to clear away the variety of [...]

2021-09-16T08:46:31-07:00June 23, 2021|

MATS AND WHEELCHAIRS PROMOTE ACCESSIBILITY AT SOUTH BAY BEACHES

South Bay beaches have become a bit more accessible for people who use wheelchairs and other mobility devices. Over the last year, three mats have been installed at South Bay beaches— two by the Los Angeles County Department of Beaches and Harbors in Torrance and Manhattan Beach, and one by [...]

2021-09-16T10:03:53-07:00June 23, 2021|

FACES OF THE SBCCOG: Meet Colleen Farrell, Senior Project Manager, Communications

Colleen Farrell is the most recent addition to the SBCCOG staff. Upon joining the organization as senior project manager of communications, she immediately dove into her new role, planning the virtual celebration for the South Bay Fiber Network. Along with overseeing the organization’s publications and publicity efforts, she has been [...]

2021-09-16T11:55:40-07:00June 23, 2021|

GROUNDWATER DESALINATION: How do we create a “drought-proof” water supply?

WRD plans to extract and treat brackish groundwater with advanced technologies to create a "drought" proof source of water. By Robert Katherman, treasurer, Water Replenishment District Climate change is creating enormous global challenges for the delivery of life-giving water. When Governor Newsom recently declared emergency water rules for [...]

2021-09-15T16:58:48-07:00June 23, 2021|

SAVING THE PLANET: What Businesses and Residents Need to Know about California’s Organic Waste Recycling Law

Scientists tell us that greenhouse gases released by human activities, like land-filling food and yard waste, cause climate change. According to CalRecycle, landfills are the third largest source of methane in California. Organic waste, which includes food scraps, yard trimmings, paper, cardboard and wood make up half of what Californians [...]

2021-09-16T08:54:33-07:00June 23, 2021|

South Bay Cities Council of Governments Board Passes Resolution Supporting Implementation of Proposed Street Network for Slow-speed Vehicles

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Media Contact: Colleen Farrell | SBCCOG | 424-271-4681 | [email protected] SOUTH BAY CITIES COUNCIL OF GOVERNMENTS BOARD PASSES RESOLUTION SUPPORTING IMPLEMENTATION OF PROPOSED STREET NETWORK FOR SLOW-SPEED VEHICLES Study Finds 70% of South Bay Car Trips are 3 miles or less, with $1.5 Billion Spent Annually on [...]

2021-09-08T17:43:59-07:00May 28, 2021|

Recruitment for Two Vacancies on the City of Rancho Palos Verdes Emergency Preparedness Committee

The Emergency Preparedness Committee is charged with making recommendations to the City Council to help ensure that the City of Rancho Palos Verdes develops and maintains a high state of readiness to respond to emergencies and disasters. Committee members advise the City Council on ways to develop and improve programs [...]

2021-07-20T16:10:24-07:00March 15, 2021|
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