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Thousands Rode on Bike to Work Day

Thousands Rode on Bike to Work Day

Morning counts across the East Bay tallied 20,732 people rolling by Energizer Stations and participation has increased 30 percent over the past five years.

VACCINES TRUTHS AND MYTHS

VACCINES TRUTHS AND MYTHS

PART 2

Most vaccines are untested, and have not undergone double blind, randomized studies as required for any other medication.

My Pharmacy, My Kitchen

My Pharmacy, My Kitchen

Ayurvedic wisdom for your good health…

Ayurveda explains that excess heat in the body can be seen to manifest in a wide range of conditions like skin ulcers, acne, rosacea, and much more.

VACCINES TRUTHS AND MYTHS

VACCINES TRUTHS AND MYTHS

Part 1

nscientific, emotion-laden outbursts and blatant, profit-driven lies blur the lines between vaccine truths and myths in the media.

Green Festival Expo Celebrates Sustainability

Green Festival Expo Celebrates Sustainability

America’s largest and longest-running sustainability and green living event, Green Festival Expo, comes to the Embarcadero in San Francisco on November 11, 12 and 13.

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Right to Know Act Mandates Ingredient Disclosures on Labels and Online

Right to Know Act Mandates Ingredient Disclosures on Labels and Online

California Gov. Jerry Brown has signed a bill into law that requires manufacturers of a wide array of cleaning products to disclose ingredients.

Clothing Drive for Men Moving Forward

Clothing Drive for Men Moving Forward

Through November 16, Chris Corrales is collecting men’s business/interview attire and monetary donations to help men in need to move forward in their lives.

Zensense

Zensense

The Zensense self-extinguishing incense burner uses an innovative sliding-block feature to control the perfect amount of incense fragrance.

9th Annual SCOCO Gala Honors Leaders in Sustainability, Green Building

9th Annual SCOCO Gala Honors Leaders in Sustainability, Green Building

This fun and inspiring event honors local individuals and organizations that demonstrate outstanding commitment and leadership in making Contra Costa communities healthy, beautiful, clean and resilient for years to come.

Direct Access to Two Controversial Films

Direct Access to Two Controversial Films

Two controversial films investigate vaccines and their potentially devastating effects on the human body.

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Plants Talk

Plants Talk

Discover Their Secret Language

Plants may not be raising an audible ruckus, but scientists are finding they communicate silently with each other through smells, hearing and underground networks.

Power Switch

Power Switch

Taking a Home Off the Grid

Costs are down, technology is up and tax credits are up for grabs. There’s never been a better time to declare energy independence and explore solar, wind and geothermal options.

Native Intelligence

Native Intelligence

Planting an Eco-Friendly Yard

Native plants need less water, fewer chemicals and live longer than exotics and cultivars, supporting birds, bees, butterflies, wildlife and a healthy ecosystem.

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Plants Talk

Plants Talk

Plants may not be raising an audible ruckus, but scientists are finding they communicate silently with each other through smells, hearing and underground networks.

Power Switch

Power Switch

Costs are down, technology is up and tax credits are up for grabs. There’s never been a better time to declare energy independence and explore solar, wind and geothermal options.

Native Intelligence

Native Intelligence

Native plants need less water, fewer chemicals and live longer than exotics and cultivars, supporting birds, bees, butterflies, wildlife and a healthy ecosystem.

Saving a Drop to Drink

Saving a Drop to Drink

Fresh water supplies are dwindling globally, including in the U.S., yet we can do things on a personal level to help hold onto this finite resource.

Investing for Good

Investing for Good

Socially responsible investing, which accounts for a whopping quarter of U.S. funds under professional management, now offers options to suit every cause and income level.

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Green Living Briefs

Skip the Slip

Skip the Slip

Digital Receipts Gain Momentum

Beyond Green Burial

Beyond Green Burial

Human Composting at the End of Life

Healthier Dry Cleaning

Healthier Dry Cleaning

Non-Toxic Ways to Lower Risks

Eco Fill-up

Eco Fill-up

Liquid Fuel Stores Solar Energy

Techno Timber

Techno Timber

Artificial Wood Resists Fire and Water

Spring Decluttering

Spring Decluttering

Many Benefits of Reorganizing