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  • How to plan a 'green' vacation

    How to plan a 'green' vacation
    Planning a vacation? Here's the good news, finding a hotel room while you're trying to "go green" doesn't have to be difficult. You also don't have to rough it, if that's not your style. The state of California currently has 100 certifed hotels on...
  • Vintage fabric as eco-friendly fashion

    Vintage fabric as eco-friendly fashion
    Kim White found a way to make some green by sewing green; use vintage car upholstery fabric that was just sitting in a warehouse. White bought the entire warehouse, which was full of unused fabric from the 70's and 80's. What was made to sit on years...
  • Rajeev Motwani dies at 47; Stanford professor mentored Google founders

    Rajeev Motwani dies at 47; Stanford professor mentored Google founders
    Rajeev Motwani, a leading computer scientist and Stanford University professor who developed new ways to search enormous databases and mentored the founders of Google, has died. He was 47. Motwani apparently drowned in the pool at his Atherton, Calif.,...
  • Another disaster brews in Darfur

    ABU SHOUK CAMP, Sudan — Wells at this giant Darfur refugee camp are drying up. Women wait as long as three days for water, using jerrycans to save their places in perpetual lines that snake around pumps. A year ago, residents could fill a 5-...
  • Julie Ward's fabrics: out of Africa and into America's stores

    Julie Ward's fabrics: out of Africa and into America's stores
    THE TRIBAL trend is one of the hottest this summer. The graphic prints and the bold dyes of the fabrics are popping up everywhere, but although most are mere knockoffs -- loomed, printed and dyed simply to look exotic -- a few are the real thing, and...
  • List of Madoff clients in Central Florida

    A court-appointed trustee handling the bankruptcy proceedings for Bernard Madoff released a list this week of 13,000 individuals, charities, investment clubs and organizations -- including more than 2,000 in Florida -- that may have lost money in Madoff's...
  • Fla. woman grows dreads to nearly 9 feet

    Asha Mandela has hair that could rival Rapunzel's. The South Florida woman who started growing her hair 20 years ago now has locks longer than she is tall. Mandela has submitted her hair, which measure 8 feet 9 inches long, to the Guinness Book of...
  • Green termite control

    Green termite control
    More than $2 billion are spent annually trying to rid homes of the wood-eating bugs. Now KTLA's Asha Blake tells us there's an earth-conscious way to fight the battle.
  • Asha Blake

    Asha Blake
    Asha Blake is currently one of the afternoon news anchors on the KTLA News at 1pm. She also loves her work as the KTLA Green reporter. Over the years, Asha has managed to achieve what few women on television have been able to do, work successfully in...
  • Solar panels are not solely for the wealthy

    Thanks to the work of several organizations, the "BP Solar Neighbors Program" is helping cut the cost of utlitly bills at the St. George Hotel in Downtown Los Angeles. Spurring on the project are two big time Hollywood actors; Ed Norton and Will Ferrell.
  • Eco-friendly Workshops

    Home Depot has a new program to show woman all the green home improvement options on the market and how to use or install them. KTLA's Asha Blake has more.
  • Judge orders Eagle Rock dispensary to stop selling medical marijuana

    A Los Angeles County Superior Court judge issued a preliminary injunction today ordering an Eagle Rock dispensary to stop selling medical marijuana, a decision that city prosecutors believe is the first to find that state law does not give collectives.......