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L.A. Bans Sale of Dogs and Cats from Commercial Breeders

Los Angeles has made a bit of doggy history by becoming the largest city in the USA to ban the sale of specific species of animals that came from commercial breeders. That means that no pet store ca…

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Paper or…? Plastic Bags Get Thrown Out in L.A.

Some will call it an environmental victory for landfills and waterways; others will call it a perilous step towards a “nanny state.” Wherever you may stand on the issue, there is no denying that withi…

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Freeway Living Is The Fast Lane to Childhood Illnesses

  By Ana Flores, Moms Clean Air Force My daughter enters kindergarten next year, so that means we are now in the season of school tours and trying to navigate the application system. I th…

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My Kids Are Covered in a Blanket of Smog

  This is a Guest Post from Jessica Gottlieb: This morning I dropped the kids off to school and headed into the Hollywood Hills for a quick hike. As I often do in the mornings, I took adv…

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The Food Revolution Goes To Los Angeles

Los Angeles is the next stop on chef Jamie Oliver's Food Revolution, the campaign aimed at weaning Americans off processed and junk food. He moved his whole family from London to the City of Angel…

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Be Honest About Your Dreams

An hour ago, a limo picked me up at LAX and my driver criss-crossed her way through the back streets of LA to avoid the stopped traffic on the 405. I was closing my eyes, listening to guided ima…

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Electric Buses for East Los Angeles

Three EcoRide BE35 zero-emission, fast-charge battery-electric transit buses will go into operation for Foothill Transit in East Los Angeles. Made by Proterra, the EcoRide bus uses all electric compon…

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