Heal the Bay Blog

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
Frankie Orrala, our Angler Outreach Program Manager, and staff scientist Dana Murray report on Heal the Bay's efforts to educate anglers at local piers about sustainable fishing techniques and protecting sharks. Jan. 27, 2015 -- Fresh, salty air whi…
Shark Ambassador Program
And they SCOOOOOooo-o-o-o-o-re!! The amazing staff at the Staples Center that is. Our passionate and devoted volunteers who make up the Heal the Bay Board of Directors were treated to a very special quarterly board meeting hosted at the Staples Cente…
Thank You Thursday
Heal the Bay policy analyst Peter Shellenbarger reports on promising developments to clean up Malibu's water pollution.
3 Life-saving Rules: After a rainfall of any severity, wait at least 3 days before entering the ocean. Always swim at least 100 yards away (the length of a football field) from a stormdrain outlet. Check the Beach Report Card for the most recent b…
Surfer Barry Ault Dies of a Staph Infection in San Diego
Heal the Bay staff scientists Sarah Sikich and Dana Murray report on the latest efforts to save Malibu's troubled Broad Beach from erosion and sea-level rise. Ocean waves lapping against a golden sandy strand of beach in Malibu, low tides exposing ro…