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Guerrilla Gardening

Sarah Newman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Sarah Newman

A random group of Angelenos were immersed in dirt, digging, planting, watering and nurturing beautiful donated plants.

Soloists Everywhere Making a Difference

Sarah Newman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Sarah Newman

Our commitment will make a difference in changing the landscape of our society so that all homeless people and those with mental illness are treated as our equals and nothing less.

Eat Green, Be Green

Sarah Newman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Sarah Newman

trying to be extra green on this one-designated day is a nice way to raise awareness, but how about making every day Earth Day?

Purim 101

Sarah Newman | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Sarah Newman

There's a common refrain that sums up the broad themes of many Jewish holidays: "They tried to kill us, we survived, let's eat.

7 Ways to Grow Your Own Food and Save Money

Sarah Newman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Sarah Newman

Tear up your front lawn and plant a garden. In the long-term, it will be a lot cheaper than shopping at the supermarket. And you can share your harvest with your community.

Sustainable Valentine's Day

Sarah Newman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Sarah Newman

Whatever your take is on February 14th, it's an opportunity to actually not spend much money (and who has any left to spend in this economy?) and make it a sustainable day.

Yes, We Can Regulate CO2!

Sarah Newman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Sarah Newman

Environmentalists are heralding Obama's decision to review the request by California and 13 other states to establish strict limits on greenhouse gas emissions from cars and trucks.

Skip Arugula and Eat Well on a Budget

Sarah Newman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Sarah Newman

Studies show that people tend to eat the portion size they're given. So, rather than using a huge plate, opt for a small one. It will force you to eat less and get up more frequently for second helpings.

Hope + Lessig = Change

Sarah Newman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Sarah Newman

Lawrence Lessig, through his group, Change Congress, has already done some of the important legwork to get us involved in removing the influence of special interests in Congress.