Big Oil wants to be your neighbor, take action to make them a good neighbor

  • Posted on 5 December 2022
  • By Angeles Chapter Communications
Living in Southern California means having oil drilling somewhere nearby. It has been this way for almost 100 years. Just look at historic photos of communities like Huntington Beach and there are forests of oil derricks. Big Oil likes being your neighbor, and as a California resident, you just had to live with this fact until a newly passed law. The law suggests that Oil and Gas interests have been a bad neighbor. Apparently, they have been a bad neighbor to enough Californians to get a law put on the books to kick them out and keep them out starting next month.
 

From the Ground: How Our Volunteers in Culver City Took on Big Oil

  • Posted on 5 December 2022
  • By Nicole Levin, Beyond Dirty Fuels Campaign Organizer
Culver City, a little city with just a little under 40,000 people – has set a historic precedent for the wider Los Angeles area. As of this November, Culver City voted 4-0 to move forward with a settlement framework with Sentinel Peak Resources that would begin the process of phasing out – and cleaning up – existing oil wells by the end of 2029. 
 

Swell Energy Answers Your Solar FAQs

  • Posted on 5 December 2022
  • By Swell Energy & Sierra Club Angeles Chapter
Have a question? It might be a frequently asked question…see if you can find your answer here. Of course, Swell is always happy to take your call or email to address your questions too. You can also check out common myths about solar that we’ve addressed with facts in this month’s Southern Sierran.

Local Group Volunteers Represent Chapter at Pasadena 100 Rally

  • Posted on 4 November 2022
  • By Kim Orbe, Conservation Program Manager
The Pasadena Group mobilized to represent the Sierra Club at the Pasadena 100 Rally to celebrate the collection of more than 1,100 postcards from Pasadena residents with the message: “I care about climate change and I want Pasadena to be
 

Vote in the 2022 Angeles Chapter Election

  • Posted on 15 September 2022
  • By Angeles Chapter Updates

Voting Begins October 3rd

 

 

Voter Guide

The annual Angeles Chapter elections begin October 3rd, 2021, and end November 15th, 2022. Active members will be voting for 
 
  • At-large positions on the Angeles Chapter Executive Committee, 
  • Members of the Executive / Management Committee for their Regional Group in the Chapter.
 

Ride the Swell to a Renewable Energy Future

  • Posted on 9 September 2022
  • By Swell Energy & Sierra Club Angeles Chapter
You may have seen the recent news about our partnership with Swell Energy (Swell) to offer Sierra Club Angeles members $500 cash back on the purchase of solar and/or energy storage batteries. Now, we’d like to tell you a little more about Swell and the value they bring to our members and our mission. 
 

This Year’s Team Sierra City Hike

  • Posted on 9 September 2022
  • By Elizabeth Neat, Fundraising Committee Chair
What sites or experiences come to mind when you think of “Downtown LA”?  For me, it has been hotels and conventions and getting lost driving in a maze of freeway ramps and one-way streets.  That said, I have recently signed on to help organize the 2022 Team Sierra City Hike:  LA experience, which will take place from September 23 to October 10, and features a route through the center of Los Angeles.  This experience has prompted me to change my ideas.  Scouting the route and helping plan the event has given me a whole new take on Central Group’s

Proposed Wildlife District Would Save Crucial Habitat

  • Posted on 1 August 2022
  • By Angeles Chapter Updates
For years Sierra Club has worked behind the scenes to secure funding and move forward with an initiative that seeks to protect wildlife and the corridors for movement they require for survival. Wildlife connectivity is important to link areas of crucial habitat and facilitate movement, thus reducing the negative impact of fragmentation and allowing greater flexibility to adapt to stressors such as increased urban development and climate change. 
 

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