Water Conservation Workshop presented by The Dirty Deeds

The Dirty Deeds, Otis Garden Club, is hosting a Water Conservation Workshop for home gardens this Sunday, April 12, from 10:00 - 11:00AM, at the Emerson Community Garden in Westchester. The workshop comes in perfect timing as mandatory water [more]

LA + WATER: Re-imagining the Los Angeles River

We’re excited to announce the addition of Lewis MacAdams, Otis Graduate Writing Faculty, esteemed poet, and cofounder of Friends of the LA River, to the great line up at LA + WATER: Reimagining the LA River. Lewis will start the afternoon off with a [more]

New Water Bottle Filling Station!

This announcement went out to the Otis Community last week... According to the digital counter, I filled the 22nd bottle. Faculty and Academic Mentoring Coordinator, Siri Kaur, says "It has literally changed my life! I love [more]

Bring your own bottle . . .

Water bottle that is! And fill up at the Brita Hydration Station coming next semester to the first floor of Ahmanson! [more]

So you took the pledge . . .

. . . and are trying to Rise Above Plastics by no longer purchasing bottled water but wonder: Is it really safe to drink from the water fountains at Otis??? Yes! Click on the photographs below to find out more. [more]

Books, books, and more books

Spring semester has begun here at Otis and a deluge of new books has poured into the library. Here are a few recently cataloged titles (listed in call number order) that have some aspect of  sustainability as their subject matter. Water (no. [more]