Saturday, April 20

UCLA has a goal of zero waste to landfills by 2020. But past several flashy initiatives to rally students, the university doesn’t have solid ideas to make the campus truly sustainable. (Liz Ketcham/Assistant Photo editor)

UCLA’s Zero Waste initiative may be too poorly executed to realize its goal on time

UCLA is determined not to waste anything – especially time. The university has set the ambitious goal of having zero waste to landfills by 2020, and is banking on its students and faculty to help contribute. Read more...

Photo: UCLA has a goal of zero waste to landfills by 2020. But past several flashy initiatives to rally students, the university doesn’t have solid ideas to make the campus truly sustainable. (Liz Ketcham/Assistant Photo editor)

UCLA has a goal of zero waste to landfills by 2020. But past several flashy initiatives to rally students, the university doesn’t have solid ideas to make the campus truly sustainable. (Liz Ketcham/Assistant Photo editor)





California might be blessed with a windfall of rain, but the cycle of mega-droughts and increased precipitation makes it clear that Los Angeles needs to think ahead when it comes to water. (Liz Ketcham/Assistant Photo editor)

High rainfall levels have distracted city officials from preventing future drought

Los Angeles isn’t holding its water. In the past, the City of Angels has been known as the land of palm trees and clear skies, hardly a place where it rains for what feels like every day for a month. Read more...

Photo: California might be blessed with a windfall of rain, but the cycle of mega-droughts and increased precipitation makes it clear that Los Angeles needs to think ahead when it comes to water. (Liz Ketcham/Assistant Photo editor)

California might be blessed with a windfall of rain, but the cycle of mega-droughts and increased precipitation makes it clear that Los Angeles needs to think ahead when it comes to water. (Liz Ketcham/Assistant Photo editor)