Fire-Resilience Strategies

Malibu Surfside News. May 2, 2019. By Barbara Burke: Homeowners whose homes were damaged or destroyed by the Woolsey Fire gathered on Friday, April 27, at the Malibu City Hall to participate in Rebuilding Resilience: A Hands-on- Workshop with Green Architects and Engineers.
The program was co-hosted by Global Green, an environmental organization that fosters a shift toward a sustainable future; the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC-LA); and The City of Malibu’s Environmental Sustainability Department.

Fire Proofing Your Home

LA Times. May 2, 2019. By Lisa Boone: As Los Angeles homeowners prepare to trim grass, weeds and trees for the annual brush clearance inspections in May and June, the L.A. County Fire Department’s Forestry Division advises moving beyond standard procedures when it comes to reducing wildfire risk.

7 Gorgeous Gardening Trends May 17, 2019. By Jennifer Kelly Geddes: Just the way fashion hems rise and fall and the color of the year switches from a zesty green to a provocative purple, trends in the gardening world are ever shifting. More formal designs with monochromatic flower beds might be tops for several years, only to be followed by wild grasses and leafy plantings the next. So what’s in this summer?