- Newsmaker: Preserving California's Coastline
Despite -budget woes, political turmoil, and catastrophic natural disaster,- Californians still care about the coastline. They want to preserve it, whatever the potential cost to the economy. That-s the conclusion of Mark Baldassare after his latest survey for the Public Policy Institute of California.
- Reporter's Notebook: NRDC's Green Building
The Natural Resources Defense Council calls its new headquarters in Santa Monica -one of the most self-sufficient structures in the United States.- Relying on the latest -green- technologies, it will use significantly less water and electricity than other buildings its size and it will generate much of its own power. The building is named for one of the NRDC-s long time directors, actor Robert Redford, who was in town for today-s dedication.