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Earth Day

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Top Earth Day Articles

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  • Long Beach beats out L.A. to host Formula E electric car race

    Long Beach beats out L.A. to host Formula E electric car race
    Those who have begrudgingly adjusted to the rev of Long Beach’s Grand Prix, long dubbed the “roar on the shore,” could soon welcome a new, quieter race to Shoreline Drive. Officials announced Thursday that Long Beach will be one of...
  • Taking the Kids -- and meeting some amazing creatures at the San Diego Zoo

    Taking the Kids -- and meeting some amazing creatures at the San Diego Zoo
    Ready to meet one of the world's youngest celebrities? No, we're not talking about Prince George, though this cute nearly 2-year-old and the heir to the British throne do have some things in common. Like the prince, Xiao Liwu (sshyaoww lee woo),...
  • Eco-conscious Ed Begley Jr. lives by example

    Eco-conscious Ed Begley Jr. lives by example
    Actor and eco-activist Ed Begley Jr.'s "aha" moment about the environment came during the first Earth Day in 1970. He heard the talk about air and water pollution, and it struck a chord. He had personally experienced the effects of L.A.'s smog and...
  • Eat less chicken [Commentary]

    Eat less chicken [Commentary]
    The next time you stroll through your supermarket, take a breather by the poultry. Pick up a chicken and place the package in your cart. Next, walk over to the beverage aisle and put nine gallon-sized jugs of water next to the unfortunate bird. Finally,...
  • Earth-friendly clothing that doesn't involve burlap

    Earth-friendly clothing that doesn't involve burlap
    Eco-conscious and sustainably produced clothing has long been associated with murky-colored, burlap-reminiscent items focused more on sending an Earth-friendly message than on looking runway-ready. So as Earth Day approaches on Tuesday, it's good to...
  • Two new sites added for 14th annual River Sweep Earth Day cleanup

    Two new sites have been added to Lower Susquehanna Heritage Greenway's 14th annual River Sweep, a volunteer shoreline and roadside clean-up in honor of Earth Day, that takes place on April 26 from 9 a.m. to noon, rain or shine. The National Historic...
  • Big time busy Saturday on tap around Harford County

    One of the busiest Saturdays of the spring is coming up in Harford County on April 26, featuring four events many people have taken to marking their calendars for each year. Walk A Mile in Her Shoes in Bel Air, Clear Your Clutter Day at Harford...
  • Mailbag: Charter meeting hampered by audience reaction

    I attended the recent special meeting to review the Costa Mesa city charter prepared by the committee appointed to work on the project. The document was examined and questioned by various folks. I was astounded by the behavior of many of those in the...
  • Apple campaign touts progress on reducing environmental impact

    Apple campaign touts progress on reducing environmental impact
    [This post was updated at 10:24] Under Chief Executive Tim Cook, Apple has become increasingly vocal about its efforts to reduce the company's effect on the environment. On Monday, the company launched a revamped website that highlights its progress and...
  • The Keystone delay [Editorial]

    The Keystone delay  [Editorial]
    Last week's announcement by the U.S. State Department that a decision over the controversial Keystone XL Pipeline will be delayed pending a legal challenge in Nebraska was a prudent step that was also politically convenient for President Barack Obama...
  • Farm Fresh gives away free trees for Earth Day

    Farm Fresh gives away free trees for Earth Day
    Farm Fresh supermarkets will give away seedling trees to the first 100 customers at each of its stores on Tuesday, April 22 in celebration of Earth Day. The seedlings will be limited to one per customer and given away on a first-come, first-served basis...