Native Garden Dedicated at Pinewood Elementary

LA Daily News. October 25, 2016. By David Crane: Senator Carol Liu addresses school officials and students on hand for the dedication of a 1500 foot all-native garden at Pinewood Avenue Elementary School in Tujunga. The project, dedicated to the legacy of Senator Liu, is a joint effort between Pinewood Elementary, LAUSD, Beyond the Bell/ LA’s BEST After School Enrichment Program, FormLA Landscaping, and the Senator’s GREEN21 sustainability program.

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Keeping It Green: Energy-Efficient Home Maintenance Tips

New Home Source. October 10, 2016. Drew Knight: One of the biggest benefits of buying a newly built home is that today, more than ever, homebuilders are adopting green building techniques to make homes more energy efficient and better for the environment.

In fact, there are now numerous agencies and programs put into place to help monitor and rate builders and products to help first-time homebuyers like you make at-home energy conservation possible.

6 Ways Your Yard Can Kill Your Pet

Realtor.com. Oct 10, 2016. By Gina Roberts-Grey: Your yard can be your oasis, but it can also be a land mine of potential hazards to your pets. Whether you’re looking for a new house or want to spruce up your current backyard, there are a number of risks you should pay attention to in order to keep your furry friends safe. And breathing.