Category : Green Streets

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…

4 Comments / 155 View / November 8, 2016

World Car-Free Day

Thursday, September 22, 2016 is World Car-Free Day. Today, with over one billion motor vehicles on the roads worldwide, one day a year is set aside to take the heat off the planet by encouraging people to be less dependent on…

0 Comments / 33 View / September 21, 2016

The Scoop on Dog Poop

This is a guest post written by Christine Koenig. Dog waste isn’t a topic most people talk about on a daily basis, but this “business” should be discussed. Pet owners who don’t have their dog’s droppings top of mind likely…

6 Comments / 461 View / August 9, 2016

Electric Vehicle Discount Voucher Giveaway

For residents thinking about purchasing or leasing an Electric Vehicle (EV), there is a special promotion going on now. On September 1, 2016, Ventura County Air Pollution Control District will hold a free drawing for 75 EV Discount Vouchers worth…

2 Comments / 223 View / July 28, 2016

Biking events in May

May is National Bike Month, sponsored by the League of American Bicyclists and celebrated in communities from coast to coast. Established in 1956, National Bike Month is a chance to showcase the many benefits of bicycling — and encourage more…

0 Comments / 81 View / May 12, 2016

Coastal Cleanup Day is September 19

Did you know you can help clean up the coast right here in Thousand Oaks? Show your community spirit and concern for our local creeks (which lead to the ocean) by being one of 60,000 people across the state to take part in the 31st Anniversary…

0 Comments / 87 View / September 1, 2015

Thousand Oaks Bike Events & 2015 Bike Map!

  The long days of summer will soon be here, so there’s no better time to get outside and ride a bike! There are a couple of biking events coming up to kickstart your summer biking plans: May is Bike…

0 Comments / 125 View / May 11, 2015

$45,000 in Grants Available to Thousand Oaks Community Groups

The City of Thousand Oaks will be accepting online applications for the 2013-2014 Community Enhancement Grant Program beginning October 1 through October 20, 2014. The program provides grants for non-profit community and school groups to raise funds to support group activities by completing a community beautification or environmental project.

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Several Benefits Support Walking or Biking to School

Walking and biking to schools in Thousand Oaks keeps kids and the environment healthy.

Comments Off on Several Benefits Support Walking or Biking to School / 465 View / August 25, 2014

City Searching for Volunteers to Join Oak & Landmark Tree Committee

City searches for voluteers for Oak and Landmark Tree Committee

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Get Your Pool or Spa Ready for the Summer

Thousand Oaks residents encouraged to drain and maintain pools in an ecologically responsible fashion.

Comments Off on Get Your Pool or Spa Ready for the Summer / 274 View / May 14, 2014