Heal the Bay Blog

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…
Heal the Bay has been advocating on behalf of the ocean and clean water for 30 years. Last week, we took time out to revel in this milestone with staff, Heal the Bay members, and friends at two super celebrations: an evening “Party like it’s 1985…
March 3, 2015 — Yessssss! No oil drilling in the Bay. Voters in Hermosa Beach today overwhelmingly rejected an oil company’s proposal to begin oil drilling underneath the seafloor there, according to initial election returns. Heal the Bay staff a…
Hermosa Beach voters defeat Measure O
Today’s guest blogger is Tony Corley, the  founder of the Black Surfing Association, which is partnering with the Malibu Surfing Association on a special paddle out this Saturday, Feb. 28 to honor the legacy of Nick Gabaldon.