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Energy Saving

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  • Civic Center saves thousands through energy efficiency

    Civic Center saves thousands through energy efficiency
    Despite protests that the city of Newport Beach spent too much on its newly erected Civic Center, city officials are saying some respite may be in sight, especially in terms of energy savings. The City Council recently received a one-time check for...
  • Park lighting debate splits council

    Let there be light — or not? A proposal to add lighting to existing and planned parking lots at Fairview Park is coming up for Costa Mesa City Council approval Tuesday — and, potentially, additional debate — as part of the city's $131....
  • A little bit country

    A little bit country
    When Kathy Anderson graduated from college, she left her parents' house for good. Turns out, though, she didn't move very far. Anderson, 62, spent the rest of her life in a little house next to her childhood home on her family's 1.24-acre property...
  • Mesa Water District responds to report, critics

    Amid recent media reports and public scrutiny over developing changes at the Mesa Water District, its board president elaborated on the state of the district in a recent public speech. President Jim Fisler told attendees of a Costa Mesa Chamber of...
  • The Harbor Report: Riding the sun with Riding Currents

    This last week, I was able to catch up with Billy Dutton of Riding Currents, a group dedicated to promoting renewable energy, raising awareness about plastics in the ocean and recognizing the advancement of renewable energy and its application to...
  • Irvine council clashes on routine items

    Although typically considered routine, the consent calendar contained three items that caused a hubbub at Irvine's City Council meeting Tuesday. Mayor Pro Tem Jeffrey Lalloway voiced his lack of support for creating a plaque honoring Planning...
  • Solar Decathlon in Irvine: Sunny, with a 100% chance of participation

    Solar Decathlon in Irvine: Sunny, with a 100% chance of participation
    Past the neatly coordinated neighborhoods, the master-planned homes and immaculate lawns, on an old military runway in Irvine, a community that imagines life on a smaller scale has taken root. There, hundreds of college students from across the U.S.,...
  • Street changes aim to save water

    Costa Mesa recently received grant money that will fund water-conservation changes to portions of Harbor Boulevard and in Brentwood Park. The $88,763 from the Municipal Water District of Orange County is part of an incentive program that aims to reduce...
  • 4 O.C. colleges to participate in Solar Decathlon

    UC Irvine is among four Orange County campuses chosen to participate in the 2015 Solar Decathlon hosted by the U.S. Department of Energy. The event, to be held in fall 2015 at the Orange County Great Park in Irvine, will have participants "designing and...
  • Biz News: OCC names new marketing and PR director

    Orange Coast College has a new director of marketing and public relations. Juan Gutierrez will serve as public information officer, overseeing marketing, student recruitment, media relations and media publications. "I am excited to be part of the...
  • Green Team saves school thousands

    Green Team saves school thousands
    NEWPORT BEACH — Mariners Elementary School's effort to lower electricity use by turning off lights and unplugging unused gadgets has resulted in lower electricity consumption — and bills. The Newport Beach school is one of 14 in the Newport-...
  • Solar power company expands into Irvine

    Irvine just got a little more solar-friendly. Sullivan Solar Power, a San Diego-based solar system provider, opened a new location at 18 Technology Drive last week with a ribbon-cutting ceremony and electric car demonstrations. The business chose to...