Heal the Bay Blog

Heal the Bay CEO Ruskin Hartley goes back to school with a weekend trip to Malibu Creek.
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With temperatures expected to hit the 90s in many parts of the region this weekend, Angelenos will be flocking to the beach to enjoy a bit of Indian summer. Before they head to the shore, ocean lovers can check the latest water quality grades on our …
Aquarium volunteer Audree Fowler will mark her 80th birthday on Monday, Oct. 7. The following information appeared in a volunteer newsletter several years ago, but her remarkable career bears celebrating again.
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Heal the Bay CEO Ruskin Hartley examines how the federal shutdown is affecting the Bay. There is a greenhouse up in the Santa Monica Mountains brimming with new life and hope. In it, staff and volunteers of the Santa Monica Mountains National Recreat…
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WestEdge Design Fair hosted an opening-night party Thursday at Barker Hangar to benefit Heal the Bay ahead of this weekend's design expo. We're excited to partner with the top showcase for modern design on the West Coast. To get ready, we asked WestE…
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Ruskin Hartley, Heal the Bay's newly appointed CEO, makes some sweeping comments about L.A. in his inaugural post for his On the Watershed blog. It’s Wednesday and that means I need to move my car parked in Santa Monica from the north side of the s…
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We did it, L.A.! More than 11,000 Angelenos removed 24,000 pounds of trash today, September 21, for Coastal Cleanup Day, the largest volunteer day on the planet.  That amount doesn't even include the bulky items that the city of Los Angeles will…
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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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