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Check out Teslas, Leafs and more!

Sierra Club is sponsoring National Drive Electric Week events around the country between Sept. 12 and 20. Join us Sept. 13 at L.A.'s Exposition Park to hear Club's Executive Director Michael Brune and Mayor Eric Garcetti talk about why plug-in vehicles matter to our clean-energy future. More

Hidden in plain sight: The San Gabriel Mountains as you've never seen them

Ponderosa&RabbitBush_BigCienaga-1.jpgChapter leader and Camera Committee co-chair Steve Anderson has been selected him as one of the first artists-in-residence in the Angeles National Forest. His photographs, which he published in a book, tell the overlooked story of a gorgeous parkland many Angelenos have never even seen. More


What's the true size of your carbon footprint?

Global_Temperature_Anomaly.jpgCutting back on greenhouse gases isn't just getting people to drive less and conserve more. Two-thirds of the bad emissions are embedded in what we buy -- and that's a harder problem to solve. More




Chapter sponsors five students for youth activist training

SPROGThankYou.jpgSierra Club's youth activist training called SPROG was held at the Chapter's Harwood Lodge at Mt. Baldy in July. Five local students received an opportunity to learn how to organize their communities and become environmental leaders. More





Why the development plan for Banning Ranch makes no sense

Listen in as Suzanne Forster outlines what's wrong with the Newport Beach housing plan that would rob the community of open space. "How can a project this big go forward with an unusable water supply?" vice-chair of the Banning Ranch Conservancy asks. Even though voters decided back in 2006 that the entire area should be permanently protected, the developer's plan for 1,300 homes moves forward. More

Travel Adventures

Help us recruit new leaders

Join us for a one-day workshop on Aug. 29 that’s focused on recruiting and retaining Angeles Chapter leaders. Come learn about new ideas and share what's working.

Still time to buy tickets to our 2015 Political Leadership Awards event

It's time to say thank you to our elected leaders who help the Sierra Club fulfill its political and environmental mission. "This Land Is Our Land" is a fundraiser that lets you say thanks and supports the Club too.

Click here to meet our honorees and buy tickets.

Check out photos from the 2014 awards.

Come to free Climate Change Forum on Sept. 19

Dr. Jere Lipps, John Cobb and Elliot Gonzalez will speak about climate change at a Sierra Club forum in Long Beach. John the conversation about the biggest environmental challenge of our time. More

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Hike with us!

The August 2015 Schedule of Activities has hikes, events, outings you can do in Southern California and beyond.

Download a copy, check out the listings -- and share with a friend. Check out our online Schedule of Activities for more things to do.


Volunteer to help us help the planet

Here are some opportunities to volunteer with the Angeles Chapter. Join us! More


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