Category Archives: California

Modern-day Alchemist 

I like to think of myself as a modern day alchemist.  I love science and nature, and I’m enjoying combining the two to create skin care products at home that are good for me, and safe for the planet, and … Continue reading

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Shade Balls!

Leave it to Californians to deliver one of the greatest(and simplest) innovations in sustainable technologies.  Within the past week, officials have released over 96 million black plastic balls into the Los Angeles Reservoir. What for? These roughly 4-inch diameter black … Continue reading

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Is desalination of sea water the correct method to address California’s drought?

Recently it was announced that a new desalination plant located in Carlsbad will begin operating in the fall, and the company plans to build another plant in Huntington Beach.  The idea of desalination of sea water seems like a good … Continue reading

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