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california

  • 8 Ways to Prep Your Home for an Earthquake

    Living in California earthquakes are just a way of life, similar to traffic. Almost all are just little tremors but that doesn’t mean we shouldn’t be prepared for something larger. Emily…

  • California Goes All-In on Green Building

    Today California approved a building code that is the most aggressive eco-friendly statewide code in the US. “Calgreen” won by unanimous approval by the state and will take effect in 2011.…

  • What to Do with Rainwater Drainage and Runoff

    The much needed rain continues today in Southern California and it’s been a pleasant surprise as we know its only temporary. But the issue of rainwater runoff is pertinent in areas…

  • Living in a 100 square-foot Home

    As much as we abhor McMansions we think this couple has taken living in a small home to the extreme. They formerly lived in a modest 1800 square foot home but…

  • Nevada, California, and Arizona…Oh My!

    In a grim sign of continuing economic troubles, a report released today indicates a 112 percent increase in foreclosures—in other words, one out of every 194 U.S. households has received a…