| Jul 25, 2013
| 1:26 PM
Trash talks between Laguna Beach and Waste Management of Orange County resulted in a contract that guarantees better and less expensive disposal of trash and waste.
The City Council approved at the July 16 meeting a $43 million contract geared toward...
| Jul 25, 2013
| 4:25 PM
Some city officials are salivating at the possibility of a food waste diversion plan, but it's not on the table — yet.
Under the terms of a new contract approved at the July 16 council meeting, Waste Management is obligated to come up with a plan...
| Jul 29, 2013
| 1:22 PM
Disposable diapers are an actual need? Good thing no one ever told my mother.
A study in the journal Pediatrics “discovers” an unmet health “need” among impoverished families: the disposable diapers they can't afford. The study...
| Jan 11, 2014
| 2:21 PM
About 20 Glendale residents learned composting tips Saturday morning, at the city’s Integrated Waste Management building where Regina Wheeler showed residents the worms she maintains there that produce nutrient-rich fertilizer.
Wheeler now feeds...
| Nov 6, 2013
| 11:35 AM
Supporters of the Wintersburg site in Huntington Beach will have 18 months to figure out how to preserve its historical structures.
The deadline comes with the City Council's decision Monday to approve on a 4-3 vote the much-debated environmental impact...
| Nov 18, 2013
| 5:00 AM
WASHINGTON — When the U.S. Navy sailed an imposing fleet near Hawaii that was powered in part by algae and used cooking grease, environmentalists weren't the only ones who were thrilled.
Executives at bioenergy startups in the San Francisco Bay...
| Nov 21, 2013
| 5:42 PM
The Laguna Food Pantry wishes to thank the many people and organizations that made this year's citywide food drive the best ever. Waste Management estimates that it collected well over 10,000 pounds of food to distribute to our more than 500 shoppers...
| Dec 3, 2013
| 5:15 AM
I wish to correct a statement attributed to me in the article, "Incumbent hosts forum for nine District 12 candidates for state delegate" (Nov. 15), by Julie Baughman. The article states that I am against offshore wind energy. I am not against offshore...
| Dec 6, 2013
Re "Clean energy could choke the grid," Dec. 3
The Times ignores the fact that extreme weather, not renewables, poses the biggest threat to the nation's energy grid.
Regardless of the energy source, the grid requires smart management and investment....
| Dec 11, 2013
| 8:01 AM
If Maryland’s bolloxed rollout of Obamacare has taught us anything, it is the failure of technocracy — especially the snake oil the O’Malley administration has been selling since 2006. The idea that they are a results-oriented, data...
| Apr 19, 2014
| 9:00 PM
WASHINGTON — The political attack ad that ran recently in Arizona had some familiar hallmarks of the genre, including a greedy villain who hogged sweets for himself and made children cry.
But the bad guy, in this case, wasn't a fat-cat lobbyist or...