Heal the Bay Blog

Heal the Bay president Ruskin Hartley says it's time to stop flushing billions of gallons of water into the Bay. I’d been living in Los Angeles for about six months when a three-day storm hit back in February. I had begun to wonder what all the fus…
Who would’ve thought you could make an environmental statement by sipping a cold one? This Saturday, April 26, ordering a Heal the Bay IPA is one way to support a clean and healthy ocean. Thanks to Golden Road Brewing in Los Angeles for bringi…
Heal the Bay IPA by Golden Road Brewing in LA
Are you drawn to good design? Love the beach? Well, we've got a great opportunity for you to proudly show you care. Heal the Bay has commissioned two of L.A.’s most celebrated graphic artists to power a new fashion-forward campaign announced just i…
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Ruskin Hartley, Heal the Bay's president, has found a reason to love an even rougher morning commute. 
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A day at the beach shouldn’t make you sick. It's a core principle of Heal the Bay and many of our lawmakers deserve our gratitude for reminding others in Washington, D.C. of the importance of water quality testing. We especially want to thank …
Thank You Thursday beach ocean family
Sarah Sikich, co-director of Heal the Bay’s science and policy department, celebrates a big win for the Santa Monica Mountains
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We love Earth Month. April is a time of renewal and rejuvenation, a time for millions to reflect on the health of the natural resources on which we all depend. But the reality is that every month is Earth Month for Heal the Bay. Our passionate staff …
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For the past few months, our Santa Monica Pier Aquarium has been graced with its very own in-house curator. Viki Stathopoulos, by day the Outreach Facilitator and Director of Fun at Trash for Teaching, inspires visitors of all ages to imaginatively r…
Thank You, Trash for Teaching
Sarah Sikich, Heal the Bay’s coastal resources director, dives into the deep end for a special day in Sacramento. My job sometimes entails getting up well before dawn on a Monday morning for the 6 a.m. flight to Sacramento. It isn’t the ideal way…
The folks at apparel company Horny Toad have supported Heal the Bay in many ways over the years, and we’re thrilled to be featured on their website in celebration of World Water Day, coming up March 22nd. They love us for our dedication to improvin…
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