VIDEO: Amazing County Solar Map Website Launches

Supervisor Ridley-Thomas helped kickoff the official launch of the new L.A. County Solar Map website at a press conference this morning. Homeowners and businesses can now go online to determine if their properties are suitable for solar power.

Learn how much you can save on your utility bill and everything else there is to know about solar energy at the Supervisor’s special climate change web page.

Get Hip – Go Green Fest '09 In Florence-Firestone

The County of Los Angeles, Supervisors Gloria Molina and Mark Ridley-Thomas and the Department of Public Works invite you to the Florence/Firestone “Get Hip – Go Green Fest ’09” on Saturday, April 18, 2009, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Join us for:

-Household hazardous waste collection event
-Utility discounts
-Environmental workshops
-Money saving programs
-Chance to win: gas & grocery gift cards
-FREE food (while supplies last)
-Games, music and more…

Franklin D. Roosevelt Park
7600 Graham Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90001

For more information see flyer or call (888) CLEAN LA.

EARTH DAY: National Conversation On Climate Action

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The Economy. Climate Change. Jobs. Energy. These are issues that define our future. Have an opinion about them? Want to better understand how they’re related? So do millions of others. On Earth Day, everyone will have a chance to learn, speak and act. Los Angeles County was one of just ten communities specially selected out of hundreds of cities and counties all over the U.S. to host a Spotlight Conversation on Climate Action. Please join us on Earth Day, April 22, 2009 at:

Metro Headquarters
One Gateway Plaza
Los Angeles, California 90012

Registration and much more information about the event here.