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Energy Saving

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  • It's International Polar Bear Day: What you can do to help

    It's International Polar Bear Day: What you can do to help
    Happy International Polar Bear Day! The polar bear conservation group Polar Bears International, has set aside Feb. 27 as a special day to celebrate those furry white giants of the North, and to remind the public that it is not too late to help them....
  • Letters: Dual water meters could be costly

    Re "Spoiled about water," Opinion, Feb. 24 Installing dual water meters to measure both indoor and outdoor use as a way to help save water sounds like a good idea until factoring in the total costs. The $255 "sub meter" cited by the authors is only...
  • Obama backs away from a Republican budget priority

    Obama backs away from a Republican budget priority
    WASHINGTON — Seeking to present a unified Democratic front in an election year, President Obama is backing away from a proposal to restrain spending on entitlement programs, focusing instead on economic priorities likely to please his party's base....
  • Letters: Advice on saving water

    Letters: Advice on saving water
    Re "Patt Morrison Asks: Jay Famiglietti," Opinion, Feb. 19 Our water problem is real, certainly. What's less so is the claim that people can make any significant difference in water usage by limiting showers and not making ice cubes, as Jay...
  • Extended family at the core of this showcase home

    Extended family at the core of this showcase home
    HENDERSON, Nev. — Sometimes it's not what's on the walls but what's in them that makes a home stand out. That was the case this month at the unveiling of the 2014 New American Home outside Las Vegas, an annual demonstration of the latest in...
  • Gov. Jerry Brown to unveil new $687-million drought proposal

    Gov. Jerry Brown to unveil new $687-million drought proposal
    SACRAMENTO -- Gov. Jerry Brown and Democratic leaders will unveil a $687-million proposal Wednesday afternoon aimed at helping California deal with its drought emergency. The new legislation would speed up the spending of millions of dollars aimed at...
  • Whether whale or moth, animals that swim or fly use universal rules

    Whether whale or moth, animals that swim or fly use universal rules
    If birds of a feather flock together, get ready to make some room. It turns out that across the animal kingdom, winged and finned creatures -- from tiny insects to giant whales – share some incredible energy-saving features in their body designs....
  • In parched Central Valley, a message of aid and a warning from Obama

    In parched Central Valley, a message of aid and a warning from Obama
    FIREBAUGH, Calif. — Standing Friday afternoon on cracked, parched earth where melons would usually grow, President Obama brought both a message of aid and an ominous warning to drought-stricken California as he outlined more than $160 million in...
  • Getting rid of grass is making homeowners' wallets greener

    Getting rid of grass is making homeowners' wallets greener
    If somehow you missed the news that California is drier than a stale tortilla, the Amber Alert signs have come to the rescue with highway bulletins like this one: "Serious drought, help save water." This is helpful to a point, I suppose, and I like...
  • Obama's environmental advisor set to return to Los Angeles

    Obama's environmental advisor set to return to Los Angeles
    WASHINGTON – Nancy Sutley, the top White House environmental advisor, is a fan of Wallace and Gromit, the claymation movie stars. Wallace, a tinkerer, habitually gets in trouble with his elaborate inventions, and Gromit, his silent but hyper-...
  • The best way to replace San Onofre's power

     The best way to replace San Onofre's power
    Two years after the San Onofre nuclear plant was shuttered because of its problematic steam generators, state authorities are deciding how Southern California Edison ought to power the homes and businesses of its customers without the troubled plant,...