2023 Chapter and Group Elections

  • Posted on 11 September 2023
  • By Angeles Chapter Updates

Voting Begins October 2

Vote in 2023 Sierra Club Angeles Chapter Elections - Oct. 2 to Nov. 14
The annual Angeles Chapter elections begin on October 2nd, 2023, and end on November 14, 2023. 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.

Volunteer Spotlight - Alex Chang

  • Posted on 11 September 2023
  • By Alex Chang, Office Volunteer
Hi everyone! My name is Alex Chang, and I worked as a volunteer for the Sierra Club Angeles Chapter this summer. I recently graduated from Claremont High School in Claremont, California, and I am starting at UCLA this fall as a Climate Science major. In my free time, I like hiking, playing basketball with my friends, and learning as much as I can about the world. 

Celebrating Excellence in Environmental Leadership: 16th Annual Sierra Club Political Leadership Awards Fundraiser

  • Posted on 11 September 2023
  • By Angeles Chapter Updates
The 2024 election cycle looms large on the horizon, with the California Primary just eight months away. In this pivotal time, the Sierra Club is gearing up to support environmental champions and combat polluter-backed candidates across the state of California. As part of this mission, we recently celebrated our 16th annual Sierra Club Political Leadership Awards fundraiser, an event that embodies our commitment to equity, democracy, and sustainability.

2024 Angeles Chapter Banquet and Awards Presentation

  • Posted on 8 September 2023
  • By Jennifer Gregg, Chapter Fundraising Officer
Plans are already underway for the 2024 Angeles Chapter Banquet and Awards Presentation! The event will be held in May of 2024 - exact date and location are TBD.
Join our planning committee! We have several volunteer opportunities, including  sponsor solicitations, auction planning, awards logistics, decor, marketing, and many other ways to help make this occasion very special for our awardees and a successful fundraiser.
Stay tuned for announcements about this event!

Pro-Cyclist Phil Gaimon Hosts Events in Support of the Angeles Chapter

  • Posted on 7 September 2023
  • By Jennifer Gregg, Chapter Fundraising Officer
Phil Gaimon, who refers to himself as a retired pro-cyclist (he calls it the “worst retirement ever”), is passionate about many things including cycling, his lovely wife, his adorable dogs, cookies, and the environment.

Sustaining our Future, One Month at a Time

  • Posted on 7 September 2023
  • By Jennifer Gregg, Chapter Fundraising Officer

(and how a few Angeles Chapter members will match your contributions!)

We’ve heard it said: “We are stronger together.” The Angeles Chapter boasts nearly 90,000 people in our database who have shown interest in exploring, enjoying, and protecting our local environment. That’s a lot of strength for one Chapter! 

Barrington Plaza Evictions - the climate and justice angle

  • Posted on 17 August 2023
  • By mgoodwin
To: The Honorable Mayor Karen Bass and Members of the Los Angeles City Council,
The Sierra Club has recently learned about the pending evictions of 558 households in the Barrington Plaza apartment complex. We are very concerned that allowing this eviction would be an unjust contribution to the homelessness crisis, and move us backwards on our efforts to address climate emissions. 

Magnolia Tank Farm

  • Posted on 17 August 2023
  • By Linda Pauer
The Orange County Conservation Committee of the Sierra Club has been actively involved in a most important project to stop the rezoning of a 29-acre site that sits less than a mile from Huntington State Beach near the Huntington Beach Wetlands - the Magnolia Tank Farm.  Unfortunately, the City of Huntington Beach Local Coastal Program (LCP) is currently seeking certification from the California Coastal Commission for an amendment to their LCP that is specific to this site.  The controversial project-specific amendment would allow the rezoning of this land from public to resident

The Cool Irvine Program

  • Posted on 16 August 2023
  • By Ed Maurer & Patty Oh
The United Nations launched its Cool Cities Challenge at the Sharm El-Sheikh meeting in 2022 to encourage cities to enhance the number of nature-based cooling solutions within their boundaries because cities are warming twice as fast as the global average.  In California, the Empowerment Institute issued a challenge, and the City of Irvine was chosen as one of three cities, along with Los Angeles and Petaluma, to participate in this ground-breaking program to reach community-wide sustainability.