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Sierra Sweethearts in Profile: Robin and Lori Ives: A Force for Nature

Sierra Club leader, activist and volunteer Lori Ives died Thursday, Jan. 2, 2014. Here's the story of how she and husband Robin met and shared a passion that would fuel their Angeles Chapter activities for a lifetime.

Activists halt Newport Beach housing proposal

In November, activists opposing a plan to build more than 1,300 homes in Banning Ranch in Newport Beach won a legal victory that reverses the city's project.

Mountain lion cubs born in Santa Monica Mountains

Three mountain lion kittens were born in the Malibu Springs area Santa Monica Mountains recently -- and National Park Service rangers have already started tracking them.

New Executive Committee members elected

The Angeles Chapter elections for the Executive Committee were held in November and December.

The five top vote-getters were who will join the governing body are:

David Haake
Carole Mintzer
Marcia Hanscom
Lynne Plambeck
Charming Evelyn

The newly elected members will serve a two-year term. Voter turnout within the Chapter in 2013 was about twice as large as the prior year.

How will you make a difference in 2014? Join us!

Make 2014 your year to get involved with the Sierra Club Angeles Chapter!
 

Co-directors named for Angeles Chapter

Two acting co-directors we

Malibu Lagoon restoration is all about the give back

What did we do for Black Friday and Cyber Monday? Absolutely nothing. While others flooded the malls over Thanksgiving weekend, Sierra Club Angeles Chapter volunteers took the opportunity to give back to the environment at a habitat restoration event in Malibu Lagoon on Nov. 30. It also was the Chapter's way of raising awareness for #GivingTuesday, the national day of giving, on Dec.

Ready for a Mammoth adventure?

Want to ski, snowboard or just engage in some fun snow play? Join us for one of our winter ski trips to Mammoth and discover the beauty of the Sierra, receive ski tips and instruction, and just enjoy the slopes with like-minded friends who share your love of winter in California. Click on the links below to learn more and sign up. Happy snowy trails too!

Griffith Park: Picnic area, not ball fields

After the dust-up in spring 2012 about replacing most of Griffith Park’s Crystal Springs picnic area with two "youth baseball" fields, there was a period of relative silence. Local media had relished a disagreement that was often framed as tree-hugging curmudgeons versus kids longing for a place to play baseball.

U.S.-Mexican border's affect on the environment

When Sierra Club activist Krista Schlyer learned that hundreds of miles of recently built walls along the U.S.-Mexico border were wreaking havoc on sensitive wildlands and wildlife, she took notice. More important, she took pictures.

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