California’s Big Win with Bag Ban Is already under Threat

California's Big Win with Bag Ban Is already under Threat
We were bolstered this year as SB 270, California’s bag ban, made its way through the legislature, and landed on Gov. Brown’s desk late last month. As he signed it, he wrote, “This bill is a step in the right direction – it reduces the torrent of plastic polluting our beaches, parks and even the… Read more »

Tiny Houses with New Avenue Homes, 10/14/14

Tiny Houses with New Avenue Homes, 10/14/14
Tiny houses bring big benefits, from encouraging simple and resource efficient living, to increasing density in neighborhoods. Join us and New Avenue Homes on Tuesday, October 14 at 7pm for an event on the trend of tiny house development here in the Bay Area. Kevin Casey of New Avenue Homes brings over 6 years of… Read more »

Join us for the Return of Sunday Streets Berkeley 10/12/14!

Join us for the Return of Sunday Streets Berkeley 10/12/14!
On October 12, Sunday Streets Berkeley returns to Shattuck Ave, with car-free open streets from Haste to Rose. From 11 am to 5 pm downtown Berkeley will be full of FREE activities such as yoga, hula hoops, music, kids games, dance, martial arts, art activities, soccer, slack-lining and more. This event offers great benefits to… Read more »

Final Event in Soda Series: Big Soda & the Environment, 10/9/14

Final Event in Soda Series: Big Soda & the Environment, 10/9/14
Sugary drinks harm our bodies, but what about our ecosystems? Their ads for good feelings in a bottle are not the full story. Behind that friendly corporate face is a swath of destructive practices. Earth Island Journal editor Jason Mark and guests explore the environmental impacts of Big Soda, from litter and recycling woes, to… Read more »