"Classic Wilshire Walk" goes virtual for its 25th year

  • Posted on 18 November 2020
  • By The Angeles Chapter
Getting cabin fever? Why not go on the "Classic Wilshire Walk"? For its 25th year, organizers have decided to go virtual, but with safety and public health policies in mind..
That means you can do all 16 miles at your own pace. Complete it in one day and you'll get a certificate. Pick your day, between 11/14 and 12/31. Details below.

Virtual Scavenger Hunt 2020

  • Posted on 1 October 2020
  • By Jonathan Howard
Last September the Angeles Chapter and Team Sierra put on the first-ever City Hike: LA. 115 participants from the Greater LA and OC area hiked a collective 500+ miles through Koreatown and DTLA, raising an incredible $27,000. This year, however, we found ourselves in a very different world – one in need of community and restoration. With people unable to get outdoors due to wildfire smoke and a global pandemic, we still wanted to come together, have a little fun, and learn more about our community and our planet.

Directors Desk: Fires and Philosophy

  • Posted on 26 August 2020
  • By mgoodwin
The state of California is on fire. Truckee, where I lived for seven years, is shrouded in smoke from fires burning too close for comfort. What if a fire approached the town? Two years ago the town of Paradise, CA was destroyed.
Living in small communities or isolated cabins in the woods is riskier than it used to be. Climate change was predicted to result in widespread fires, among other apocalypses (apocolypti ?) and now that is our reality.

Culver City Takes Historic Steps to End Neighborhood Oil Drilling

  • Posted on 14 August 2020
  • By Monica Embrey, Associate Director, Beyond Dirty Fuels Campaign
August 14, 2020
Culver City Takes Historic Steps to End Neighborhood Oil Drilling
Innovative Policy in L.A. County Could Ignite Just Transition 
While Protecting Residents From a Legacy of Toxic Emissions 

Coastal Commission Informational + Interview with Penny Elia

  • Posted on 27 July 2020
  • By Eric Yoon, Communications Committee Volunteer
This is part of an ongoing series of articles by the Angeles Chapter Communications Committee to help readers understand how important decisions are made in California - how agencies and boards function, why they exist and how to interact with them. We look forward to your comments and suggestions regarding other agencies you, the reader, would like to learn more about.