Scrap Wood Gets New Life in the S.B. Foothills

Every year, literally hundreds of trees are cut down in Santa Barbara-their limbs, trunks, and branches meeting a cruel and ominous fate with a wood chipper. Read story.

Thursday, July 10, 2008

Making Your Household Greener

Livingreen has challenged Santa Barbara residents to support sustainability by offering green alternatives since 1999. Read story.

Thursday, July 10, 2008

Smart Building

The idea of living in an eco-friendly house is no longer just the stuff of tree-hugger dreams. A conference this weekend at Santa Barbara City College reveals why. Read story.

Thursday, June 12, 2008

The Ultimate Recycling Project

Anew idea is circulating among green building proponents about remodeling: The greenest building is the one that is already built. In other words, an existing home is a great place to start a green building project-in fact, it's the ultimate recycling project. Read story.

Thursday, March 8, 2007

Planning for Growth

After careful survey of every inch of university-owned land suitable for new faculty, staff, and student housing, a UCSB planning committee last week approved a comprehensive housing plan that includes a 536-unit complex of apartments, lofts, and townhouses on Ocean Road. Read story.

Originally published 11:49 a.m., November 3, 2005
Updated 11:58 a.m., February 20, 2006
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