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  • Greenmeadow Bike Path (1)

    No Better Time to Bike

    Southern California has seen its longest streak of good air quality in years this spring as the statewide Stay At Home order kept vehicles off the road. Many took to social media, posting breath-taking photos from their backyards of the clear air and bright blue skies during the...

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    Update Regarding Bottle & Can (CRV) Recycling

    As most of you are probably aware, you may need to hang on to your bottles and cans for a while before you can claim your deposit back. Many recycling centers are closed or operating on reduced hours. Alternatively, you can...

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    Virtual Library – Anywhere, Anytime!

    Even though the libraries in town are closed for the time being, you don’t have to be without their resources. The whole family can obtain a...

  • garden

    A Great Time to Garden

    Many of our grandparents had a victory garden where they grew food during World War I and World War II. These gardens helped to ease the burdens of producing and transporting food, increased the supply of food when shortages occurred, and provided physical and mental health benefits by encouraging..

  • bottled water stock

    Bottled Water: Why Pay More for Less?

    One thing you don’t need to stock up on during the COVID crisis is bottled water. The multi-step treatment process used to treat drinking water for the City removes and kills viruses, including coronaviruses, through filtration and disinfection, using ozone and chlorine. So, rest assured, your drink

  • Cans & Bottles

    New Beverage Container Recycling Centers Open in Town!

    Have you been frustrated in locating places to turn in your bottles and cans since the closure of RePlanet’s recycling/redemption centers last August? If so, good news! Three new centers have opened in...

  • toilet

    Remember Your P’s: Pee, Poop & (toilet) Paper Only!

    Toilet paper hoarding is a significant problem with Covid-19, and a lack of toilet paper at the stores is leading some consumers to other options. Unfortunately, one of the choices people are turning to is “flushable or disposable wipes.” The only things that should be going down a toilet are...

  • medication bin

    Pharma-FAQs: Everything You Need to Know About Proper Disposal of Medications, Sharps, and Inhalers

    Residents of the Conejo Valley often contact City staff about where to dispose of unwanted, unused, or expired medications. This is also the case for home-generated sharps such as needles, lancets, and auto-injectors. Here we provide the answers! The good news is...

  • induction stove

    Heating Things Up with Induction Stoves

    Have you heard of induction cooking but aren’t sure what it’s all about? If you’re not already looking for a new stovetop, you may be after reading this! Induction stoves offer excellent temperature control, are energy efficient, can lower your...

  • bee flower

    The Buzz on Our Busy Bees!

    Entire species of native bees and other pollinators, which are vital to the survival of most flowering plants and trees, are disappearing at an alarming rate due to loss of...