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Claremont Honored for Sustainable Activities

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The City of Claremont has achieved “Silver” status as a California Green Community for its commitment to sustainability. Claremont is one of only four cities to be honored by California Green Communities for its efforts.

Representatives from the Environmental Media Association (EMA), Southern California Edison (SCE) and Green Seal – founding partners in California Green Communities – will present the honor to the Claremont City Council at the Claremont Chamber of Commerce “State of the City Luncheon” on Tuesday, January 24. The annual Chamber event will be held from 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM at the Candlelight Pavilion, 455 Foothill Blvd. in Claremont.

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Riverside Honored for Sustainable Activities

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The City of Riverside has achieved “Silver” status as a California Green Community for its commitment to sustainability. Riverside is one of only four cities to be honored by California Green Communities for its efforts.

Representatives from the Environmental Media Association (EMA), Southern California Edison (SCE) and Green Seal – founding partners in California Green Communities – will present the honor to the Riverside City Council at its meeting on Tuesday, January 24 at 6:30 p.m.

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Old Town Newhall Facelift Brings Praise

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Old Town Newhall, home of the Walk of Western Stars – is getting a makeover. The City of Santa Clarita is transforming the onceneglected area into a neighborhood of mixed residential and commercial uses that are strategically close to public transit services and centered on streets that are safe and pedestrian friendly.

Santa Clarita’s vision for the Old Town transformation brought praise today from the Environmental Media Association (EMA) and California Green Communities.

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EMA Challenges California to be Green

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Ten Southern California Cities Are Nominated to Launch the California Green Community Challenge

The Environmental Media Association (EMA), in cooperation with Southern California Edison, Green Seal, and the Institute for Local Government are issuing a challenge to ten southern California cities to be recognized as a “California Green Community” by 2012. The Environmental Media Association will hold a kick off Press Event on November 4, 2009 at Sony Studios to launch the California Green Community Challenge. The Mayors of the ten cities responding to the challenge, along with some of the Corporate Partners and EMA celebrity talent will be present at the launch. The objective is to ignite a nationwide initiative to preserve our natural environment. These ten Californian communities have committed to the Green Community Challenge and will act as leaders in this effort.

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