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Shifting focus…

November 15, 2012 by


We’ve been quiet here at the New IPO for a while, yes, a very long while. Our fearless leader got the crazy idea that it was time for graduate school, packed her bags and headed to the coast to work on her Masters in Coastal and Watershed Science and Policy with an emphasis on the […]

The Good, the Bad and the Truly Ugly…

December 31, 2010 by


Everyone, or nearly everyone, will spend a few moments reflecting on the close of the first decade of the 21st Century before beginning the next decade with a an awe inspiring hangover. We, here in the land of green opportunity, are no different. Let us review the events of the past decade in all their […]

Mobile Foodies Meet Sustainability

October 28, 2010 by


You’ve heard about them, you may even be an aficionado. The latest craze in foodie-heaven – the food truck. With everything from the Shrimp Pimp in Los Angeles to Skillet Street Food in Seattle food trucks offer convenience, diversity and sometimes a sustainable fooditude. San Francisco has the Sexy Soup Cart serving organic soups straight […]

Conquering The Hill…

September 8, 2010 by


NewIPO cycling correspondent Michele Beasley delivers part two in her series on becoming an avid cyclist. Recipes to follow… Last night, when I came home from work just past 9:30pm, I was feeling pretty jazzed.  So far I have made good on my commitment to do my bike/ Caltrain commute once a week.  We had […]

Relax. We come in peace.

January 5, 2010 by


If these aliens could speak that is what they’d tell us, gently, with a soft flourish and delicate touch. Don’t let their fragrance or prettiness fool you. These aliens have got to go.  No, I’m not talking about little green men with antenna or even blue giants. These alien invaders show up in your yard, line […]

Going green – in style…

December 30, 2009 by


If you’re planning to hit the roadways, airports or trains to celebrate the end of a gloomy 2009 and usher a hopeful 2010 – how about a few tips on travelling green. Keeping your green-tude safe while sleeping doesn’t have to be a chore. Resources for finding eco-friendly trips and pillow pads are available online […]


December 21, 2009 by


We’ll be posting infrequently through the remaining part of the year. Getting ready for more activity, news and information in 2010. Look forward to interviews with Silicon Valley green all-stars in the coming months! Updates: Eating challenge, being part of the 100 Mile Diet experience is proving to be very challenging. Broke down and went […]