FROM Brian Scott
Cities Turn to a Blackout to Go Green "Good things happen in the dark" is the slogan of a California event planed for this Saturday as a run-up to a national event planned for next March 29. At 8pm West Coast time this Saturday, lights will go out for an hour in major California cities. The TransAmerica Pyramid and the Golden Gate Bridge will go dark in San Francisco. So will the Hollywood sign in Los Angeles. Brian Scott, director for Lights Out , joins us from San Francisco for a conservation about energy conservation and a chance to look at the stars.
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