2015 Sierra Club calendars are on sale!


Glen Dawson to mark a century!

Removal of native habitat at Banning Ranch halted

Activists prevailed this month at a California Coastal Commission hearing in which a land owner agreed to stop ruining the coastal open space at Banning Ranch in Newport Beach.

The 400-acre Banning Ranch, located at the mouth of the Santa Ana River, is the largest parcel of unprotected coastal open space remaining in Orange County.  Approximately half of Banning Ranch is a coastal salt marsh, while the other half is an adjacent coastal mesa. A 1,375-home development project is proposed for the coastal mesa.

Do you want to keep Griffith Park wild? New shuttle plan reopens roads in the park

The Hollywood Sign atop Mt. Lee in Griffith Park. Credit: Mary Forgione


Come to March 26 hearing on air-quality rules about oil and gas wells

The South Coast Air Quality Management District (SCAQMD) has chosen Montebello as the site of the 3rd Working Group Meeting for Proposed Amended Rule (PAR) 1148.1 – Oil & Gas Production Wells. This is an important rule that will effect all oil and gas sites throughout Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside and San Bernardino counties.  Please come and make your voice heard!

A long-awaited (and deserved) land victory in Orange County. Who cares why it happened?


This is a long story with a happy ending that was hoped for but not assured. The Sierra Club played a role in the story, but I’ll leave it to you to decide whether we should claim victory, just say thank you to a developer, or do some combination of the two.

Have you met the L.A. RIver?

When I first heard about the proposed outing between the Chapter's Water Committee and the Little Hikers sections I wondered what they could have in common that would produce an outing. I decided to go and find out.

Chapter activists spend an afternoon with Paul Loeb

Hope is a hard thing to stoke in these days marred by congressional gridlock and obstructionist politicians, but author Paul Loeb broke through all that.

Loeb travelled from Seattle to meet with Angeles Chapter activists to speak about how we can project hope into the cynical atmosphere surrounding social and political action today.

Sign up for Chapter leadership training by March 28

Take that first step and become a volunteer leader for the Angeles Chapter!


The March edition of the Schedule of Activities is here!

The Schedule of Activities for March 2015 is here -- find all of your favorite outings, events and activities inside.


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