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Win tickets to the WestEdge Design Fair Opening Night Party on October 3 in Santa Monica at Barker Hangar! WestEdge is the newest destination for design featuring a curated selection of 150 leading brands offering design inspiration. …
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"The World's Largest Volunteer Day" -- Coastal Cleanup Day -- is tomorrow, September 21! As if keeping our beaches and parks clean isn't enough, many cleanup sites throughout Los Angeles County will feature amazing promotions for parti…
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For many of us here at Heal the Bay, Coastal Cleanup Education Day is our favorite time of the year. Sure, we have to get up a little earlier and schlep heavy stuff across the hot sand. We also tend to lose our voices by shouting to be heard over hun…
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You win some, you lose some. And some fights just are too soon to call. Heal the Bay was a big winner this week at the FOX TV Eco Casino night (pictured right). Not only were we one of the evening’s beneficiaries, but some of us got to attend …
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After many years in L.A.’s crowded surf lineups, I’ve seen many things I’d rather forget: neon wetsuits, sophomoric fistfights, curmudgeonly longboarders. But last weekend, I witnessed something in Santa Monica Bay that I’ll always remember. …
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We've got some big news at Heal the Bay! After an extensive national search, we're proud to announce that beginning Sept. 16, Ruskin Hartley will be Heal the Bay's new CEO. Conservationists may recognize Ruskin's name from his prolific work protectin…
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Heal the Bay has received many questions from concerned residents in Southern California about potential health and environmental impacts along the California coast that may result from the Fukushima nuclear power plant disaster in Japan. Here is ou…
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Welcome to the Rosh Hashanah edition of Heal the Bay’s “Thank You Thursday.” The beginning of a new year is the perfect time to take a moment to reflect on what we’re truly thankful for. Overall, we are grateful to live in such a beautiful pl…
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As of this week, Gabrielle Harradine has raised $270 — $70 over her goal — to “help fund the fight” against pollution on Coastal Cleanup Day. Here she details why she’s “friendraising” for Heal the Bay and what she hopes to find on Coas…
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When I started working as Heal the Bay’s Coastal Cleanup Day Manager in 2007, I had no idea that I would end up finding the love of my life. That year, Heal the Bay worked with Councilmember Tony Cardenas’ office on the Northeast San Fernando Val…
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