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American Idol Singer Headlines Arbor Earth Day 20th Anniversary Celebration

The public is invited to the 20th Annual Thousand Oaks Arbor/Earth Day Celebration on Saturday, April 8th, from 10am to 3pm at Thousand Oaks Community Park (next to Thousand Oaks High School) at 2525 N. Moorpark Rd. This free zero waste,…

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Thousand Oaks is Buzzing!

by Helen Cox, Sustainability Division Manager, City of Thousand Oaks Thousand Oaks is proud to be recognized as a Bee City, USA following unanimous approval by the City Council at its February 29 meeting. The certification acknowledges the efforts of…

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Send Your Documents to Their Final Resting Place

The Go Green Sustainability Division consistently receives calls and emails asking where to effectively shred sensitive documents. We’ve noticed more options available in the community, especially around income tax season. Big box office supply stores sometimes have promotions for a limited…

2 Comments / 878 View / February 23, 2017

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Solar Installation Discount & Free Energy Efficiency Evaluation

Significant changes are occurring in the federal government and could result in some popular programs being eliminated or modified. The 30% tax credit for installing solar has been helping homeowners to go solar for many years. It is possible this…

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Is Thousand Oaks Still in a Drought?

Are we in a drought? Should I replant my lawn? Can I take more than one shower a week? California is emerging (hopefully) from a long and severe drought. Some parts of the state are even dealing with torrential rainfall…

3 Comments / 793 View / February 17, 2017

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Save the Date for Arbor Earth Day 2017

Save the Date! The public is invited to the 20th Annual Thousand Oaks Arbor/Earth Day Celebration on Saturday, April 8th, from 10am to 3pm at Thousand Oaks Community Park (next to Thousand Oaks High School) at 2525 N. Moorpark Rd. This…

0 Comments / 153 View / January 31, 2017

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Community Forum on Climate Change

On February 3rd, the Conejo Valley Unitarian Universalist Fellowship (CVUUF) will host the forum, “How we can solve climate change and strengthen our nation’s economy.” Our own Dr. Helen Cox, Manager of the City’s Sustainability Division, will explain climate-related policies and…

0 Comments / 131 View / January 25, 2017

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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