Heal the Bay Blog

Heal the Bay has been advocating on behalf of the ocean and clean water for 30 years. Last week, we took time out to revel in this milestone with staff, Heal the Bay members, and friends at two super celebrations: an evening “Party like it’s 1985…
March 3, 2015 — Yessssss! No oil drilling in the Bay. Voters in Hermosa Beach today overwhelmingly rejected an oil company’s proposal to begin oil drilling underneath the seafloor there, according to initial election returns. Heal the Bay staff a…
Hermosa Beach voters defeat Measure O
Today’s guest blogger is Tony Corley, the  founder of the Black Surfing Association, which is partnering with the Malibu Surfing Association on a special paddle out this Saturday, Feb. 28 to honor the legacy of Nick Gabaldon.
Dirty 30? Hardly! Southern California's coastline, beaches and inland watersheds are cleaner than ever, thanks to Heal the Bay's 30 years of effective, passionate, science-driven environmental advocacy.
Heal the Bay is 30 in 2015!
Feb. 24, 2015 -- Well, it looks like it may be time to bring back our Bag Monster. We thought we had put our symbol of Big Plastic out to pasture with last year’s passage of a statewide ban on single-use plastic bags. But the plastics industry has …
Staff scientist Dana Murray reports on a photo contest to crown the king of King Tides.
January 20, 2015. Broad Beach, Malibu. Photos by Kurt Holland
This Thank You Thursday is one big Valentine to our partners and the people of Hermosa Beach who joined us for our Pop-up Pep Rally on Feb. 7
Heal the Bay's Anti-Drilling Pop-up Pep Rally Party
Our friends at Sustainable Works sent over the following note about their ongoing rainwater program. If you’re looking for a barrel, check it out. The City of Santa Monica and Sustainable Works have teamed up to encourage Santa Monica residents and…
Thanks so much to Kevin Weatherly, the senior vice president of programming at CBS Radio, and to all our friends at KROQ for their annual support through the station's Weenie Roast benefit concert. We recently dropped by the station to pick up a very…
  The aftermath of a terrible oil spill in Santa Barbara 46 years ago is still affecting L.A. shorelines, reports Heal the Bay vice president Sarah Sikich.
A portion of the 3 million gallon oil slick off Santa Barbara in 1969