TONIGHT: CPUC Public Hearing on Cal-Am Water Rate Increase Request

TONIGHT: CPUC Public Hearing on Cal-Am Water Rate Increase Request

The California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) will host a public hearing TONIGHT Tuesday, January 17th at 6:00 pm at the Palm Garden Hotel on Ventu Park Road. The meeting will solicit public input on Cal-Am’s proposed water rate increases. The CPUC is…

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Choose Your Own Energy

Thousand Oaks residents and businesses may, in the near future, have a choice of where to purchase electricity. The City of Thousand Oaks is one of several cities in Ventura County considering participation in a Community Choice Energy (CCE) program. The program…

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Holiday Tree Recycling and Special Trash Service

With the holidays quickly approaching, keep these extra season perks and trash schedule changes in mind to take advantage of trash and recycling benefits available to you during the holiday season. There will be no delay or change in waste…

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Local E-Waste Options

Planning to toss out your old PC, smartphone, TV or other electronics? Have you discovered holiday light strands that no longer work, or have you converted to LED holiday lights?   We accept all of the above items at our Household Hazardous…

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Plastic Bag Ban Explained!

On November 9th, Californians voted to ban plastic bags. By the next day, there was barely a plastic bag to be found in stores across the State. The confusing ballot and quick uptake left many scratching their heads. In this article,…

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Rainbarrel Rebate Back by Popular Demand

The  Ventura County Community for a Clean Watershed’s special rainbarrel rebate promotion is back by popular demand, just in time for the winter/spring rainy season.  You can receive up to two almost FREE* rainbarrels by clicking this link and entering your address…

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Take the Pledge for America Recycles Day on November 15

One of the biggest barriers to recycling is knowing what items can (and cannot) be recycled as well as how to recycle them correctly. On America Recycles Day (ARD), Nov. 15, you can help overcome this barrier by sharing with…

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Spare the air by turning off your car

Idling engines cause harmful health effects Idling refers to running a vehicle’s engine when the vehicle is not in motion. It commonly occurs when drivers are stopped at red lights, waiting outside businesses or residences or during school drop off and…

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Screening of the documentary film "Before the Flood"

VIP's include:
Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon; John Kerry, US Secretary of State; Segolene Royal, President of COP21; Leonardo DiCaprio, UN Messenger of Peace, Courteney Monroe, Chief Executive Officer of National Geographic Global Networks; Fisher Stevens, Director of Before the Flood; Piers John Sellers, Deputy Director of Sciences and Exploration at the NASA Space Flight Center; and Brett Ratner, Executive Producer of Before the Flood

DiCaprio’s new climate film now streaming free

DiCaprio film “Before the Flood” streaming as historic global climate agreement enters into force Hollywood A-list actor Leonardo diCaprio is a long-time environmental advocate. In 2014, the United Nations (UN) recognized his efforts by making him a UN Messenger of…

0 Comments / 22 View / November 2, 2016

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Thousand Oaks honored with Beacon Spotlight

City honored at Beacon program awards ceremony In September 2016, the City of Thousand Oaks joined more than 40 municipalities from all corners of the State to receive a Beacon Spotlight Award. The Beacon program honors voluntary sustainability efforts by local governments that take a holistic…

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Free LED Holiday Light Exchange Event

Here’s an easy way to be “greener” for the holidays. The Ventura County Regional Energy Alliance (VCREA), in partnership with the City of Thousand Oaks, will host a holiday light exchange on Friday and Saturday, Nov. 4-5, from 9 a.m. to…

0 Comments / 670 View / October 25, 2016