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To water or not to water; Thousand Oaks explains new restrictions

Drought restrictions on water use are confusing because the city is served by three water districts, each with their own reduction requirements Source of this article: The Thousand Oaks Acorn, June 25, 2015 Thousand Oaks residents are eager to know … Continue reading

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Santa Barbara oil spill: Pipeline operator has long record of problems

Plains Pipeline, whose oil pipe ruptured in Santa Barbara County, has high rate of safety infractions Source of this article: The Los Angeles Times, May 21, 2015 Plains Pipeline, the large Texas-based company responsible for the pipe that ruptured in … Continue reading

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Mountains and Restoration Trust hosts the Great Backyard Bird Count on Feb 19

Mountains Restoration Trust invites individuals, families and groups of all ages to join the annual Great Backyard Bird Count on Sunday, February 19, 2012, 8:00am sharp at the Headwaters Corner Interpretive Center at  Calabasas, located at 23075 Mulholland Highway, Calabasas … Continue reading

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Changes to VenturaCountyTrails.org News

Trails, open space and outdoors environmental news junkies will have noticed that news postings on this site have been sparse for quite some time. That’s because it is very time-consuming to post articles the way I had been doing it, … Continue reading

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Get VCT.org News Delivered to Your Desktop

Have you ever wished you could get VenturaCountyTrails.org news without having to check the website every day to see if there’s anything new? Well, you can! This article shows you how. Even though our blog software won’t send articles to you … Continue reading

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Salazar to revisit recent Interior Department

The department’s new chief will review many of the energy and environmental decisions made in the waning days of the Bush administration. Source of this article – Los Angeles Times, January 28, 2009 Reporting from Washington — Interior Secretary Ken Salazar … Continue reading

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Warnings on common painkillers may get stronger

The FDA wants consumers to understand that over-the-counter drugs like aspirin and Tylenol aren’t always safe. Source of this article – Los Angeles Times, December 20, 2006 WASHINGTON — The government Tuesday proposed stronger safety warnings for nonprescription painkillers found … Continue reading

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California State Parks in Sorry Shape

California’s once-renowned system, a playground for nearly 80 million visitors a year, languishes as funding and maintenance fall short. Source of this article – Los Angeles Times, January 29, 2006 By Hugo Martín, Times Staff Writer   Frank Sissons’ ’75 … Continue reading

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Senate Says No to Arctic Oil Drilling

The GOP can’t break a filibuster. But it passes $40 billion in budget cuts after the vice president returns from abroad to break a tie. Source of this article – Los Angeles Times, December 22, 2005. By Richard Simon and … Continue reading

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