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  • ... iconic symbol, the famed Pine Tree Shield. The good news came in a cryptic one-sentence press release that the Forest Service ... American public. By leaping into the fray, they turned back Secretary Vilsack's ill-conceived and ill-considered rebranding ...
  • ... studied disregard of the public's putative desires to be green . Presidents are as complicit in this conundrum as any other elected ... law, and the federal government took the fabled terrain back . LBJ claims the eighth spot (notably for the 1964 Wilderness Act, and a ...
  • ... linked verdant surroundings to lower stress levels. Green spaces will also help bring your community together; they provide ... neighbor loves them. According to a 2010 study by the USDA Forest Service, more foliage also means fewer felonies. Because urban ...
  • ... efforts that are working to prepare the Golden State for the effects of climate change -- while growing our economy ... yard in the San Fernando Valley with high albedo slurry. Back to the science. Dr. Hall's downscaling study was an essential precursor ...
  • ... new appeal.Despite all the legal fooferaw, as the Daily News reports, 6,000 Cali convicts are about to get early release ... to be able to find jobs and they are going to go right back to doing what they know best, which is being a criminal," said Paul ...
  • The USDA will award $31 million in grants to make SNAP healthier. It's a good ... to fruits and vegetables. (It should also be noted: The news came in conjunction with the announcement that the USDA awarded $52 ... into $20 value if they spend it at farmers' markets.) Los Angeles currently has a few farmers' markets that partake in this program, ...
  • ... the first time, so they'll get hooked and have to come back again and again. And that's not where the sordid efforts of the dairy ... you to stop hitting yourself. Want recipes and food news emailed directly to you? Sign up for the new Food newsletter here! ...
  • ... the state legislature made official its status as The Golden State's flower that I had finally been successful at growing them en ... Some savvy gardeners have employed methods such as cutting back leaves and re-watering, which is intended to yield further growth and ...
  • ... that Feinstein floated a trial balloon in Monday's Los Angeles TImes suggesting that the Senator would seek an end run around ...
  • The sight of an orange tree, laden with golden fruit on a cold winter afternoon, remains a guarantor of Southern ... Navel oranges were picked in December through January. Back East (as we said then), an orange tree in winter -- golden with fruit among the dark green , almost black, leaves -- was the guarantor of Southern California's ...

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