Heal the Bay Blog

Gov. Brown took a bold and necessary action to restrict California's water use, writes Heal the Bay vp Sarah Sikich. But there's much more to be done.
How else could $1.37/day last forever? Heal the Bay protects our ocean. This party protects Heal the Bay.  The dance floor is made of sand, so if you fall, no bruises. There is a red carpet. Except it’s blue. Like the ocean. So you can basica…
Get your tickets to our 30th anniversary awards gala
April 2, 2015 -- With Governor Brown’s drought restriction announcement yesterday we’re getting many inquiries about Heal the Bay’s position on desalination. Can it do some good? Is it a bad thing inherently? Like most water issues in Californi…
Desalination debate rages on in California
At last…a red carpet* you can walk barefoot! This June 4, we’re inviting you to come party with a purpose as we celebrate our 30th anniversary in beach-chic style at the Jonathan Club in Santa Monica. It’s never been easier – or more gla…
Heal the Bay's 30th Anniversary Awards Gala
Summer's in full swing and the kids are voicing that all too familiar mantra: "what can I do? I'm bored!" Parents, don’t panic; we’ve got this one. Sign your kids up to enjoy some summer fun at our Santa Monica Pier Aquarium’s Science Adventure…
An organization is only as strong as its foundation – and our foundation is made up of amazing volunteers, partners, and supporters.  We’d like to thank Heal the Bay’s very own “lucky charms” who helped make our St. Patrick’s Day-the…
Thank You Thursday
Marketing/Communications Intern Darrin Moret got a behind-the-scenes peek at the Santa Monica Pier Aquarium’s newest exhibit. An LMU class of '13 alumnus, Darrin is a writer and enjoys the beach, surfing and travel. 
Macro photo of crab at Santa Monica Pier Aquarium
We’ve been getting lots of questions about the recent uptick in strandings of sea lions in Southern California. We have gathered information from our partners at the California Wildlife Center and NOAA to help you understand what is happening and w…
March 17, 2015 -- Big news: Heal the Bay is thrilled to welcome Rita Kampalath as our new Science and Policy Director! Rita will work with Heal the Bay’s team of seasoned technical and policy experts to advance more holistic water-quality improveme…
Rita Kampalath, Heal the Bay's Science and Policy Director
March 12, 2015 -- Building on a long-standing partnership, Heal the Bay has named Time Warner Cable as its Beach Healer for the month of March. TWC employees and their family members will participate in a cleanup at Santa Monica Beach near the iconic…