Sierra Club Continues to Fight the Doheny Desalination Project in OC

  • Posted on 4 November 2022
  • By Jonathan Howard, Communications Coordinator
In mid-October, less than six months after rejecting a proposal for a massive desalination plant in Huntington Beach (Poseidon), the California Coastal Commission approved—with conditions— the Doheny Ocean Desalination Project near the PCH and San Juan Creek in Dana Point. 

LA County Board Green-Lights Ordinance to Phase Out Oil Wells

  • Posted on 4 November 2022
  • By Jonathan Howard, Communications Coordinator
On a unanimous vote, the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors approved an ordinance that will ban new oil drilling and declare existing oil drilling a nonconforming land use in unincorporated Los Angeles. After Culver City last year, Los Angeles County is just the second oil-producing local jurisdiction to pass an oil drilling phase-out ordinance.

Terrific donation for the chapter library

  • Posted on 17 October 2022
  • By Morgan Goodwin, Chapter Director

The Angeles Chapter library is a one-of a kind collection of mountaineering writings and culture. 

Keeping the Lights On During Extreme Heat

  • Posted on 3 October 2022
  • By Swell Energy & Sierra Club Angeles Chapter
The long-lasting heat wave that settled over the U.S. West in early September set record high temperatures and created an energy emergency for Californians. According to the National Weather Service, Sacramento reached 116 degrees on Tuesday, September 6, surpassing a record set almost 100 years ago. San Jose, Death Valley, Stockton, and Fresno all broke heat records, not only for extreme temperatures but for how long they lasted.

National Sierra Club 2022 Awardees

  • Posted on 20 September 2022
  • By Morgan Goodwin, Angeles Chapter Director
Every year the Sierra Club honors volunteers who have made outstanding contributions to the environmental movement. This year the Angeles Chapter is proud to call three of these leaders our own. We are including their photos, and the nominations for the award to celebrate them!
The awards will be presented along with all of our national awardees next Thursday, Sept. 22, at 4 p.m. Pacific. Join us here:

Angeles Chapter Awardees:

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.

Do As I Say, Not As I do When It Comes To Water Conservation Says We-Ho

  • Posted on 12 September 2022
  • By Charming Evelyn, Chair Water Committee
Here we are in the midst of a drought once again or as I prefer to refer to it - climate change, when we as residents and businesses are asked to conserve water and reduce water consumption. If you presently live in an area where your water agency receives water from the Colorado river through wholesaler Metropolitan Water District (MWD), you have been asked to desist from outdoor water use for 2 weeks while emergency repairs take place; or as someone succinctly said to me - what about washing your car?

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