Marcie Edwards nominated to lead LADWP

Today's press release announcing a new nominee to head the Los Angeles Department of Water & Power has no mention of water in a record drought year

Why L.A. needs the “wicked witch” of Nevada

Southern Nevada Water Authority general manager Pat Mulroy is retiring at just the moment that the Los Angeles Department of Water & Power most needs her skills at outdoor water conservation. LA Mayor Eric Garcetti should lure her to California.

“Bullshit is just bullshit”

Los Angeles sprang from propaganda, enterprise and stolen water (or "inter-basin transfers"). An article titled Brave New LA argues that the days of villainy are behind it and "under cover of one of the worst environmental reputations on the planet, Los Angeles is becoming an unlikely model of sustainability."

Girding the grid for 20% water savings

Governor Jerry Brown's drought proclamation comes at a time when Angelenos are least able financially to pay for landscape conversions needed to find his 20% water savings. One free solution may be letting LA's infamous green lawns have seasonal brown turns.

Through a dragon brightly

Asked to create a children's climbing structure for a Los Angeles park, artist Jolino Beserra chose to cover it with thousands of pieces of glass.
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