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

Sierra Club Partners with Swell to Bring Members Discounted Solar and Battery Storage Home Energy Solutions

  • Posted on 1 August 2022
  • By Angeles Chapter Updates
In addition to the incentives offered by the Swell Energy partnership with Sierra Club Angeles, qualifying new clean energy adopters can benefit from state rebates and federal tax incentives to reduce system costs. Swell makes it simple to transition to resilient, clean energy solutions by offering members financing options including $0 down for the complete installation of a solar plus battery storage home energy system. The partnership offer has something for everyone. See if you qualify!

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. 

Get To Know Central Group Chair, Barbara Hensleigh

  • Posted on 11 July 2022
  • By Juliet Fang, Communications Volunteer
Barbara Hensleigh is the chair of the Sierra Club Angeles Chapter’s Central Group, encompassing the area of West Hollywood through East Los Angeles, from Griffith Park through South Los Angeles, and several Gateway cities. She enjoys spending her time backpacking and volunteering. 
Describe your background prior to joining the Angeles Chapter. 

A Big Step Closer to Safer LA Streets

  • Posted on 8 July 2022
  • By Morgan Goodwin - Senior Director Angeles Chapter
The Healthy Streets ballot initiative in the city of LA has submitted its signatures in June, and they are feeling optimistic about getting on the ballot this fall! 
Now that the City Clerk has received the signatures, they will begin their validation process ensuring that everyone who signed the ballot measure is a legitimate City of LA voter. Once certified, the initiative will go to the city council who will decide whether to adopt the initiative outright or let the voters decide as soon as this year (2022).