Climate change prominently featured in a number of gubernatorial elections this fall. Here's a list of newly elected governors who stand to make a mark on America's greenhouse gas emissions in the coming year.
Surgeon jumps from bridge after divorce from TV personality wife
A top local surgeon and the ex-husband of ABC News’ chief women’s health correspondent killed himself by leaping off the George Washington Bridge, it was reported Sunday. Dr. Robert Ash…
Home inspections: What they are and why you should get one
Before you place a bid on your dream home, here are a few things to know about home inspections—and why they’re so important.
Top 10 most toxic zip codes for homeowners
The third annual Environmental Hazards Housing Risk Index from ATTOM Data Solutions, a fused property database, finds about 25% of single-family homes and condos in areas analyzed are located in high-risk zip codes. Read more at HOUSINGWIRE
Flood plains and commercial buildings
When a commercial building is located in a floodplain, a real estate transaction can become more complicated or even impossible. This webinar discusses techn...
Religious understanding of transgender issues
The Boy Scouts of America announced on Jan. 30, 2017, that, “Starting today, we will accept and register youth in the Cub and Boy Scout programs based on the…
It’s not just Kellyanne: How news organizations inadvertently spread “alternative facts”
The way they construct stories makes it likely that readers will believe things that aren’t true
What does the church teach about guardian angels?
Images of angels are on calendars and notecards, magnets and mugs. But these spiritual beings are not the stuff of Hallmark designs; they are real and powerful, serving as protectors and ministers of divine..
What is the Mayor doing about air pollution?
Tackling air pollution is one of the Mayor's top priorities. Here are ten things he's doing now.
LA students have 1,300 new mentors thanks to LA2050
Last May, 826LA was named the Education winner in the My LA2050 challenge. Thousands of people voted for our project, and, with your support, we received a generous $100,000 grant from the Goldhirsh Foundation to implement it. Our project was … Read more →
What Not to Donate: Thrift Store Donation Guidelines
Every thrift store has different rules, but these items are commonly turned away at donation centers. Call ahead to see if your local store can accept them.