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Art In The Yard

Hi there one and all…come join us in the garden, have a nibble and maybe find that special gift or treasure — the gift-giving holidays are right around the corner!  Where:  4182 Linwood Place, Riverside CA 92506 When:  Saturday, November 17, 2012 Time:  10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Support local women artists and purchase jewelry,…

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Burning Wood Requires Air Check

  Southern California residents are now required to check the air quality before they burn wood in a home fireplace — or risk violating regulations that went into effect this week.  Fines for repeat offenders can be as high as $500.   As part of the Healthy Hearths™ initiative, the South Coast Air Quality Management District (AQMD) is…

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Energy Efficiency Workshop

Courtesy of the Wood Streets Green Team, there will be a FREE energy efficiency workshop tomorrow, Sunday, November 14, 2010 from 3 pm to 5 pm at the home of Nigel Hughes and Mary Droser (3674 Larchwood Place) in the Wood Streets neighborhood.  Please feel free to tell your neighbors and come join us!   This…

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Incredible BULK Event

C.U.R.E. is a program that focuses on promoting the value of having a clean city, raising consciousness of litter habits, and improving overall community pride and involvement. As part of its C.U.R.E. campaign, the city hosts periodic bulky item and electronic waste collection events for items too large to fit into residential trash containers. If…

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Outcome of ‘Green Home Conversion & Rebates’ Workshop

  A week ago today, Sunday, July 25, 2010, the Wood Streets Green Team organized a workshop entitled “Green Home Conversions with Riverside Public Utilities Rebates“.  About 40 people (mostly Wood Streets residents) attended the workshop and heard Ryan Bullard from Riverside Public Utilities (RPU) explain the new Whole House Rebate Program, a tiered rebate that gets bigger…

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Green Home Conversions & Rebates

Want to save $$$ on energy costs?  Tired of that hot/stuffy room?  Are you afraid to run your air conditioner?  Confused by all the advertisements?  Don’t know where to begin?  The “Wood Streets Green Team” can help! The Wood Streets Green Team’s mission is to provide resources to assist Wood Streets residents in increasing the…

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The Incredible Bulk Event

SATURDAY, MAY 1, 2010 — If you are a City of Riverside resident, you may “drop off for FREE” from 9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.!  Bring your load of furniture (sofas, chairs, etc.), large household items (mattresses), appliances (stoves, refrigerators, a/c units, etc.), electronic waste (computers, televisions, etc.), yard waste, and tires (no rims).  Sorry, but…

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How To Help Your Kids Get Less Colds

Teach kids to wash their hands frequently. Using warm water and soap, washing for 15 seconds can really help prevent the passing of germs. Having them wash after recess and just before lunch can really help. Warm water and soap is actually better than antibacterial creams. Instead of sending your kids to school with a…