The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California declared a water shortage emergency on April 27, and issued a one-day-a-week outdoor watering restriction for parts of Los Angeles, Ventura and San Bernardino counties, which is home to about 6 million southern Californians effective June 1.
The United Nations’ Intergovernmental Panel on climate change warned in a recent report that it is certain that human influence has warmed the planet, as well as mentioning that these changes will cause major consequences for future generations.
A recent study has found that an area of forest the size of France has regrown around the world over the past 20 years, according to The Guardian, showing concrete proof that regeneration of our forests is possible.
The Model United Nations hosted speaker and president of Liberal International, Hakima El Haité, for a virtual talk on climate justice Saturday. The event was co-sponsored by Southern California’s Model Arab League Conference. More than 20 attended via Zoom.
University President Devorah Lieberman and Provost Jonathan Reed presented a draft of a resolution on Oct. 26 to students and faculty listing the actions they plan to take in the coming weeks and months to improve the treatment of minority groups on campus.
The Mission Tiki Drive-In Theatre could be showing some of its final films this year. Although nothing has been approved yet, the city of Montclair has been dealing with a proposal to tear the theater down to make space for several warehouses.
Aiden Aizumi, a transgender activist and University of La Verne alumnus, shared his experience in honor of Transgender Rememberance Day on Nov. 20 via Zoom. This event also centered around remembering those in the transgender community who have died this past year due to violence.