News Stories

Welcome to the Southern Sierran, published by the Angeles Chapter of the Sierra Club, serving Los Angeles and Orange Counties.

Browse through these pages for news stories as far back as June 2004.  For PDFs of print issues, please visit Southern Sierran Past Issues.


November, 2013

  • Cure for Black Friday:  Forget the post-Thanksgiving buying frenzy and make a difference with Giving Tuesday. Angeles Chapter Sierra Club joins the national effort to replace buying with bettering the community by giving smartly.

  • No more mountains of trash: The Puente Hills Landfill, a 700-acre mass of L.A.'s waste, has closed -- and is changing the way we think about waste disposal.

  • Victory over drilling: L.A. Board of Supervisors voted against allowing parkland to be used for oil drilling. But that might not be the end of the story.

  • Canada's tar sands: Coming soon to a Southern California refinery near you? It's a possibility as the air quality agency weighs oil company's proposal to process tar sands in Wilmington, Calif.

  • Time to vote! It's time to choose leaders of the Angeles Chapter's Executive Committee and regional groups. Here's how to make sure your ballot counts.

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