Heal the Bay Blog

Peter Shellenbarger, a Heal the Bay science and policy analyst, tries his hand at Hollywood with a hotly anticipated “soup opera.” As the Septics Seep is his artistic interpretation of the Malibu Civic Center Septic Saga, where Mrs. Water Quality…
Malibu, California
A big thank you to Subaru Pacific for sharing the love with us this holiday season. The car company runs a national campaign – Share the Love - each year; for every car Subaru sells between the last week of November and January 2nd, they will donat…
With the biggest storm in years under our belt, we pause to share some quick answers to commonly asked questions about rain and pollution. The storm will surely create a lot of waste—both in the form of trash on the beach and squandered opportuniti…
Big rains bring big trash to the beach
Heal the Bay data manager Lee Myers takes an eye-opening walk at his local park and likes what he sees. Dec. 5, 2014 — Entradero Park makes for a lively green space in northwest Torrance. It’s a popular spot that sees all kinds of use — basebal…
What a Torrance park can teach us about stormwater capture
The recent screening of the awesome new surf documentary, “A Wedge to Remember,” gave Heal the Bay and partners Surfrider and Keep Hermosa Hermosa a platform to discuss our fight against oil drilling in Hermosa Beach. Proceeds from the evening’…
Thank You Thursday
The holidays. All those decorations, the wrapping paper, the packages, the extra groceries…wouldn’t it be great to have a couple of extra arms to help out with it all? Heal the Bay’s Santa Monica Pier Aquarium has a unique gift idea that will p…
Santa Monica Pier Aquarium Aquadoption holiday special
  Since 1985, Heal the Bay has worked with a committed network of activists, volunteers, donors, educators and community groups to keep our watersheds, neighborhoods, beaches and oceans safe healthy and clean. Be it hosting cleanups, monitoring …
Last Saturday our Santa Monica Pier Aquarium hosted S.T.E.A.M. Machines on the Pier—a day of fun and tinkering, art and innovation—all anchored by a Rube Goldberg machine contest. Thanks so much to our presenting sponsor, Time Warn…
S.T.E.A.M. Machines Rube Goldberg festival at Santa Monica Pier