Could lake water from Alaska be shipped to L.A., Long Beach ports?

Could lake water from Alaska be shipped to L.A., Long Beach ports?

October 15, 2015 at 4:00 pm Comments are Disabled

California needs water. Blue Lake in Sitka, Alaska, has a lot. So a company that holds the rights to up to 9 billion gallons of the lake’s water is pitching an idea that would send some of it — via tanker ship — to the Golden State as it enduresRead More

This beautiful butterfly is in danger due to California’s drought

This beautiful butterfly is in danger due to California’s drought

June 12, 2015 at 9:12 am Comments are Disabled

The once promising comeback of the endangered Palos Verdes blue butterfly is sputtering in the face of the drought that has gripped California for four years. In fact, there have been no blue butterflies — zero — even sighted for two years at the Navy fuel depot property off ofRead More

Agave plants seen at Descanso Gardens near the Boddy House are an example of drought-tolerant landscaping. (Photo by John McCoy/Los Angeles Daily News)

In grip of drought, let your lawn fade away

September 25, 2014 at 5:00 am Comments are Disabled

These are tough times for lawns and those who love them. Mired in what is now a four-year drought, many of us find ourselves either juggling designated “watering” days — while casting a wary eye for the water police who now patrol L.A.’s neighborhoods — or wincing as we watchRead More