There Goes the Neighborhood! March 12, 2018. By Stephanie Booth (@stephaniebBarth): Your neighbors couldn’t care less about what you keep on the mantel above your fireplace. And they wouldn’t expect you to check with them before you pick out new paint for your bathroom. Your yard, however, is a very different matter.

Plant Right, Prevent Fires

KABC House Smarts, October 21, 2017. Host Lou Manfredini interviews Cassy Aoyagi about the Authentic Foothill Gardens and how the picking the right plants protects the foothills from fire. (32:18)

What’s Next in LA Green-Building?

Green Home Builder. September 2017. By Cassy Aoyagi: This is a ripe and critical moment for the green building community in Southern California. Just as builders and developers worked to define an aspirational standard for buildings, we have the opportunity now to help the public understand the impact and value of green spaces – at home and in our neighborhoods.