Tuesday, April 24, 2007

LA Green Drinks - VALLEY Edition! Inaugural Event!

LA Green Drinkers,

Finish Earth Month strong with the inaugural Valley LA Green Drinks!
Thanks to Jessica, Zach, Margo, and Hans for making this happen!
Please sign in with Hans or Zach so we can keep track of the growth of this new location.

LA Green Drinks - Valley
Thursday, April 26th, 2007
The Sapphire
11938 Ventura Blvd
Studio City, CA 91604
818 506-0777

Take Public Transit!
The Sapphire is located near the intersection of Laurel Canyon Blvd. From the Universal Red Line Station, take the 750 Metro Rapid or the 150/240 to Laurel Canyon Blvd.
See Metro.net for details.

For dinner, Vegan Plate is located across the street.

If anyone wants to bring literature to promote their green issue
please do so-
we will have an area for brochures, business cards, etc.
We will also take back any extra literature back and bring them to the next Green Drinks.
The main thing is just to relax and have a good time.

LA Green Drinks - Culver City is 1st Thursday of every month.
LA Green Drinks - Hermosa Beach is 2nd Thursday of every month.
LA Green Drinks - Silver Lake is 3rd Thursday of every month.
LA Green Drinks - Valley on the 4th Thursday starts April 26th

Next LA Green Drinks is in Culver City, Thursday, May 3rd.


In Inconvenient Truth
Nicky Tenpas host of the Hermosa Beach Green Drinks has organized a viewing of Al Gore's updated slideshow presentation!
April 28th
Hermosa Beach Playhouse
Pier Avenue at Pacific Coast Highway
Hermosa Beach, California
(310) 372-4477
Vendor booths will be open at 6 PM and the presentation will start promptly at 7 PM. The slideshow includes updated information from the Al Gore movie, An Inconvenient Truth and will focus on 20-30 minutes of solutions at the end.
For more information call: (310) 697-8522
Get your ticket at the following locations:
Planet Earth, eco café, located at 509 Pier Ave.,HB;
Yari, women's clothing, located at 327 Pier Ave, HB;
Core Fitness, located at 1301 Manhattan Ave suite B, HB
New website link: www.hermosaverde.org Check it out!!!
The suggested ticket donations are $10.00 and the proceeds will help with Sierra Club's Cool Cities Campaign and Hermosa Verde's commitment to education and awareness in the community along with programs toward reducing the Hermosa Beach carbon footprint. We invite you to decrease your carbon emissions by walking to the event or by calling pedicabs.
Looking forward to seeing you there!!!
If you would like to help with this event, please contact Nicky Tenpas at greenikita@gmail.com.
For more information 310 697 8522

Sustainable Cinema
Santa Monica Public Library presents Four films that examine the relationship between humans and planet Earth. The films will be shown monthly from February through May, 2007. All films will screen in the Martin Luther King Jr.Auditorium in the Main Library, 601 Santa Monica Boulevard.

The final film in the series, Fast Food Nation, will screen on Wednesday, May 16 at 7:00 p.m.

This program series is cosponsored by the Environmental Programs Division of the City of Santa Monica. These programs are free and open to the public. Seating is limited and on a first arrival basis. For more information, contact the Santa Monica Public Library at (310) 458-8600; or visit
the Library’s web site at www.smpl.org.
Sustainable Cinema Flyer

Environmental Issues Lecture Series
SMC's Center for Environmental and Urban Studies (CEUS) invites you to join us as we and the experts address some of the most important environmental and urban issues of our time. Seating is strictly on a first-arrival basis.
All lectures held on the SMC Bundy Campus Room 123
3171 S. Bundy Drive
Los Angeles, CA 90066
For information, please call (310) 434-4743, or visit our website www.events.smc.edu/environmental.html

New Urbanism: Creating Livable Communities
Ryan Snyder will illustrate the difference between conventional suburban form and an urban form that lends itself to walking, bicycling and transit.
Wed, May 2 • 6:30pm • Free • Bundy 123

SMC, Transportation Issues, & Our Environmental Audit
Marvin Martinez and friends return to share our progress as we demonstrate how SMC is working to become a better neighbor and a more efficient, sustainable college.
Wed, May 23 • 6:30pm • Free • Bundy 123

LA Green Drinks - Culver City
Thursday, May 3rd, 2007
Duke's Hideaway at the Culver Hotel
9400 Culver Blvd.
Culver City, CA 90232

LA Green Drinks - Hermosa Beach
Thursday, May 10h, 2007

68 Pier Avenue
Hermosa Beach, CA 90254

CA Clean Innovation 2007: Energy & Transportation (CACI 2007)
UCLA Anderson School of Management, UCSD Rady School of Management and Caltech are proud to present CACI 2007.
May 11th, 2007 in Pasadena, California including:
* Keynote Speaker - Vinod Khosla of Khosla Ventures and KPCB
* Technology Panels - Ranging from Solar and Wind to Fuels for Transportation
* Finance Panel - Private and Public Market Financing
* FastPitch - $5000 Grand Prize with access to financing, recruiting, and consulting
For more information on the conference or FastPitch, please visit: www.cleaninnovation.caltech.edu - Register ASAP as space is filling up fast!
Please contact Kristina Hermanson kristina.hermanson.2007@anderson.ucla.edu or J Stephen Pollock j.stephen.pollock.2008@anderson.ucla.edu with any questions.

Sustainable Works Green Living Workshops
Learn how to live more sustainably through a 6 week evening series of meetings covering: Water, Energy, Waste, Chemicals, Transportation, Food and Shopping.

The next Residential Greening Program Workshops will begin
Tuesday, April 24th and Wednesday, April 25th and will run from 7-8:30pm.
Course will close at 25 participants so sign up now!
Suggested Donation for Santa Monica residents $25, all others $35.
Includes training, comprehensive textbook, and sustainable tools
(water saving aerators, compact fluorescent bulb, etc.)

Tuesday Nights, 7:00 - 8:30 pm
First class: April 24th
Location: Santa Monica Public Library
Dates: 4/24, 5/1, 5/8, 5/22, 5/29, 6/5

Wednesday Nights, 7:00 - 8:30 pm
First class: April 25th
Location: Sustainable Works office 1744 Pearl Street. Santa Monica, 90405
Dates: 4/25, 5/2, 5/9, 5/16, 5/23, 5/30

Contact Anna Cummins at the Residential Greening Program at Sustainable Works to reserve your spot on a crew today-
310.458.8716 x1

Green Scene -
contemporary sustainable news in Africa
LA Green Drinker Gabriel Avenna lanches Green Scene.
Gabriel wears many hats, but all of them are green. As the environmental education director for NextAid, Mr. Avenna spearheads the 'Green Scene' section of the NextAid website, bringing current news and information into focus for the general public to appreciate and attain a more ecologically sensitive awareness.
Look for the Green Scene to expand and feel free to forward items to him that merit inclusion...

4th Annual Alternative Building Materials and Design Expo
Friday, May 18th and Saturday, May 19th
Free Admission
Santa Monica Air Center - Barker Hanger
3021 Airport Avenue, Santa Monica, CA 90405
Over 100 exhibits will feature manufacturers of green building materials, landscape and water conservation products, retailers, interior design products and furnishings, utility companies, non-profit organizations and city and state agencies.
Free seminars throughout the day!

Urban Nature Week
Benefiting The Children’s Nature Institute
A unique, exciting series of events promoting nature awareness in the city, Urban Nature Week will help kids and adults discover nature in urban areas and the lessons it has to offer. Urban Nature Week is unlike anything else in Los Angeles! The centerpiece will be the Urban Nature Walkathon.

Urban Nature Walkathon
May 19, 2007

Walk! Volunteer! Sponsor!

LA's largest nature walk, the Urban Nature Walkathon, will take place Saturday, May 19th at Franklin Canyon in the heart of the Santa Monica Mountains. By registering to walk and raise funds, you help support CNI and our environmental education programs.

Help underprivileged children by volunteering to lend a hand at the Urban Nature Walkathon. There is a variety of ways in which you can help: Set-up and Break down, Registration, Course Support, Water Distribution, Traffic Support and many more.

Call James at (310) 860-9484 for more information.

All proceeds benefit The Children’s Nature Institute, a 501c3 nonprofit charity. Ask about the benefits of sponsoring.
Visit http: www.urbannatureweek.org for complete details,
Or call (310) 860-9484.

Composting Workshops
Check the Calendar of events for a workshop near you-

Planet Green Game
Global Green USA has collaborated with Starbucks and Tree Media on the launch of a new online game called Planet Green Game. The game is designed to educate players about climate change in a fun and engaging way, and to encourage individuals to become part of the solution in their own lives. The game and related website also provide simple tools and links to advocate action by elected officials, business and community leaders. Check it out! www.planetgreengame.com

Project Manager Position
epOxy Green LLC, is seeking an epOxyGreen Project Manager to
directly market and promote epOxyGreen products and services as well
as to provide the seamless execution of client projects.
Qualifications: Ideally, we are looking for someone who has experience with
sustainable building materials and/or application. Sales experience a
plus, but not necessary. A passion for and commitment to sustainable
living a must. This position begins as a commission based team member with great earning potential. Available immediately.
Contact: Sasha King/ Sasha@epOxyGreen.com/ 310-578-2123
epOxyGreen, LLC
602 Venice Blvd., Venice CA 90291

Flex Car position
Organization Descriptions:
Flexcar is the top car sharing company in the United States. Marketing program offers access to all levels of staff with in the organization. This is an excellent opportunity to provide support in an environment where you can build a resume for future employment with Flexcar.
Successful candidates will:
•Have an enthusiastic spirit
•Have some sales back ground
•Be motivated with sense of teamwork.
Days/Hours: Monday-Sunday up to 20 hours per week (flexible schedule - choose from a variety days and times)
Location: Los Angeles, Westwood, Santa Monica (choose the locations that work best for you)
Start: ASAP
Perks:Work with a great team of committed people and a bonus 2 hours of driving credit per 10 hours of work
To Apply: Interested persons should email a brief cover letter and resume highlights to: Margaret Kemp at Margaret.kemp@Flexcar.com with the subject line: Team Marketing or call 213-272-0912

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