The city of Los Angeles recently announced that it had acquired 1,000 55-gallon syrup barrels and rain barrel conversion kits from Coca-Cola, with the goal of repurposing those barrels and distributing them for free to residential customers.
Science is now telling us how and why portable plants can perk us up and actually make us more productive at work --; up to 15% more productive than an office environment stripped clean of any greenery.
California became the first state in the nation to ban plastic grocery bags today when Gov. Jerry Brown signed legislation authored by a pair of Southland legislators that will prohibit large stores from using the sacks beginning in July.
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