September Schedule of Activities is here!

Check out all the Chapter's activities and outings in the Schedule of Activities for September 2015. Download a copy -- and share with a friend too.


Still don't get the devastating loss of species to climate change? Here's your wake-up call

Dozens of bumblebee species in North America and Europe are at risk because the southern reach of their habitat is becoming too hot.

2015 Political Leadership Awards: A day dedicated to honoring the greenest elected officials

The Angeles Chapter Political Action Committee presented its Political Leadership Awards for 2015 to an outstanding group of honorees at a celebration event held at Chino Hills State Park Discovery Center on Aug. 16. Proceeds from ticket sales for the event will help fund the Chapter’s political action program.

SoCal events for National Drive Electric Week in September

Tesla Model S electric car (left) and Fisker Karma plug-in hybrid at the parking spots reserved for green cars by Virgin Airlines at San Francisco International Airport. Steve Jurvetson

Got some free time? Come volunteer at our front desk

We need reception area coverage at Sierra Club Angeles Chapter office in the mid-Wilshire area of L.A.. Volunteer in a fun atmosphere meeting new people and getting an overview of how the Club works.
 No experience is necessary; training and supervision are provided.

You need to have good communication skills and the ability to work well with others. The main duty is answering the telephone and answering questions about membership and Chapter activities. You would also assist the staff with general office duties, mailings, copying, etc.

Why Patagonia is a must-see destination

Sierra Club's opposition to San Onofre settlement is right on the mark

The San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station near San Clemente was closed about two years ago because of safety flaws in steam generators that caused a small radioactive leak. But that wasn't the end of the story. What was to be done with nuclear waste stored at the plant, and who would pay for it? Who would bear the economic loss of shutting San Onofre a decade before the end of its expected operation?

Sierra Club picks America's greenest universities: The Top 10 list

Sierra magazine, the official publication of the Sierra Club, on Aug. 11 released its ninth annual “Cool Schools” ranking of America’s greenest colleges and universities. Each of the schools ranked in the top 20 have displayed a deep and thorough commitment to protecting the environment, addressing climate issues, and encouraging environmental responsibility.

August Schedule of Activities is here!

The August 2015 Schedule of Activities list hikes, outings and events you can go to all month. Download you copy here.


Chapter leader among San Gabriels' first artist in residence

Steve Anderson, an Angeles Chapter leader and co-chair of the Camera Committee, has been selected as an artist-in-residence for the Angeles National Forest and the newly minted San Gabriel Mountains National Monument. What does that mean?

It means Anderson will continue to be passionate about the local mountains and share his enthusiasm with others. "I think it is the job of everyone who enjoys our local mountains and forests to pass along the need to protect them as well as enjoy them, as is written in the Sierra Club motto," he says.


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