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Energy Saving

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  • Kids paint reminder to conserve

    Kids paint reminder to conserve
    Despite dark gray rain clouds threatening to let loose Monday morning, students and adults kept painting a colorful mural on the side of a portable classroom facing the playground at College Park Elementary School. The mural at the Costa Mesa campus...
  • UCI researcher urges better use of repurposed water

    A recent article by a UC Irvine researcher argues that more of the water that normally runs off into storm drains should be repurposed and used to water plants and flush toilets. Lead author Stanley Grant said so-called graywater and wastewater from...
  • District: New facility achieves 1960s dream

    District: New facility achieves 1960s dream
    They're calling it the "Murph." The Mesa Water Reliability Facility — or MWRF — had its official unveiling during a private event Wednesday afternoon. Costa Mesa politicians and Mesa Water District employees were among the nearly 150 who...
  • Schools to receive lighting upgrades

    Local schools will receive almost $1 million in free upgrades starting next week, thanks to the state Public Utilities Commission. The Newport-Mesa Unified School District approved an agreement Tuesday with Southern California Edison to be a part of...
  • Students help study green classroom

    Students help study green classroom
    Davis Magnet School emphasizes environmentalism with Eco-Education Nights, "Waste-Free Wednesdays" and an ecology center. Now it's been chosen for a green-classroom experiment. The Orange County U.S. Green Building Council selected the Costa Mesa K-6...
  • The Harbor Report: Thoughts after a sailing tragedy

    I have an abundance of what I think is important information to share with you this week. Most of you have read about the tragedy that took place in the Islands Race this last weekend, when one soul was lost while competing in a sailboat race around our...
  • School board to consider superintendent consulting contract

    The school board Tuesday will consider keeping a former superintendent on in an advisory capacity. The Board of Education is expected to consider contracting former Supt. Rob Barbot as an advisor through 2015 to provide guidance to the district and...
  • Commentary: Public safety starts with better street lights

    In the face of increasing property crime rates and the growing encroachment of coyotes in Costa Mesa, it is important that our residential street lights provide adequate illumination at night. In my neighborhood I have observed that over that past two...
  • Customers urged to save power, avoid rolling blackouts

    Customers urged to save power, avoid rolling blackouts
    Officials from California's grid operator and Southern California Edison will roll out an energy conservation campaign Wednesday, asking customers to save power over the summer in light of the outage at San Onofre nuclear plant and the region's tight...
  • Apodaca: Irvine Unified casts a ray of inventiveness

    Say you're an educator and you had an opportunity to save money, do something beneficial for the environment and provide an excellent teaching opportunity for students. It would be a no-brainer, right? So why isn't every school district in California...
  • Students explore green careers

     Students explore green careers
    Costa Mesa High School's gym buzzed with all things green Friday. Clean Green Technology Inc., Viridistor LLC, Orange County Coastkeeper, Orange Coast College's Recycling Center and other organizations set up booths around the gym to educate students...
  • Apodaca: Optimism and the state budget

    Gov. Jerry Brown has gone to great pains lately to inject a large dose of an unfamiliar characteristic — optimism — into discussions about state finances. His surprise announcement that California is now operating in the black, and that...