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  • Climate change could lead to blackouts in Los Angeles

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    Extreme heat adds stress to the electricity grid. Large storms are not the only cause of power outages. In the Los Angeles area, rising temperatures could lead to more frequent blackouts. Stephanie Pincetl of the UCLA Institute of the Environment and Sustainability co-authored a recent report about how extreme heat will affect the grid in […]

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  • Rodeo Drive Subway Station to Have the ONLY Bathroom in L.A. Rail System

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    Even with officials at the Beverly Hills Unified School District still digging in against the Purple Line subway extension, specifically the placement of the Century City stop, Beverly Hills city officials are negotiating with Metro on what their future stations will look like. According to a staff report from last month, the future Rodeo Drive […]

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  • Storm to bring snow to lower elevations, rain to SoCal Wednesday

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    A small storm system will bring snow elevations way down and some rain to Southern California on Wednesday. A winter weather advisory is in effect until 10 p.m. Thursday for many mountain and valley regions in SoCal. A frost advisory is also in effect for the valleys. Los Angeles and Orange counties, as well as […]

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  • Green New Deal proposed for Los Angeles

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    “We will take on climate change head on” Some Los Angeles City Councilmembers are calling for a “Green New Deal” to energize the city’s fight against climate change and create new employment opportunities for residents. Councilmembers Nury Martinez, Paul Koretz, Mike Bonin, Curren Price, Marqueece Harris-Dawson, and Monica Rodriguez introduced a motion Wednesday that would […]

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  • California bar shooting leaves 12 dead, including sheriff’s sergeant, police say

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    Ian David Long, 28, was identified by police Thursday morning as the gunman who killed 12 people in a California bar shooting the night before. He was known to law enforcement after police were called to his home in April. Long, who was in the U.S. Marines Corp, was wearing black and armed with a .45-caliber […]

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  • Electric Busses; Avoiding the Need of Oil

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    The global fleet of electric buses is already helping cities avoiding the purchase of 279,000 barrels of oil per day, according to Bloomberg New Energy Finance (BNEF). Diesel buses consume an extraordinary amount of fuel compared to a passenger vehicle. Bloomberg noted that “For every 1,000 battery-powered buses on the road, about 500 barrels a day of […]

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