What is A Day With a Bag? A citywide day of education on November 18, readying Thanksgiving shoppers and retailers for the implementation of the City of Los Angeles’ single-use, plastic shopping bag ban that begins on January 1, 2014. After years of hard work, the City is now poised to follow a more sustainable path, where shoppers bring reusable bags to the store as part of their normal daily routine.
August 10, 2013 - 1:00pm - August 11, 2013 - 7:00pm
A Heal the Bay Benefit
The 4th annual LA Craft Beer Crawl will take place on Saturday, August 10, and Sunday, August 11. Attendees will have over 100 craft beers to sample across 7 different unique bars and restaurants all within walking distance in Downtown Los Angeles.
Come out for a day along Compton Creek! Join Heal the Bay and several other local community organizations as we celebrate Community around the Creek! Cleanup the creek with the Compton High School Recycle Club, fix and ride bikes with the Hub City Teens, Rails to Trails, and the East Side Riders, or learn how to make your garden beautiful with TreePeople and the LEAPS Action Center. Fun for the whole family, and community service hours for those who help clean!
Clean Up Green Up, L.A.’s cutting-edge policy initiative to address toxic hotspots in the communities of Boyle Heights, Pacoima and Wilmington, will have its second hearing before the Planning and Land Use Management (PLUM) Committee on April 2. Join us at City Hall for the Clean Up Green Up PLUM hearing.
What is a Twitter party? A Twitter party is a quick and engaging virtual party using the Twitter platform that typically lasts one hour. A great way for people to connect and discuss a particular topic, Twitter parties are hosted by an expert, in this case @HealTheBay, to keep the conversation on topic.
Producers of natural gas and oil are using a controversial extraction method called hydraulic fracturing (aka“FRACKING”) which forces a mixture of water and various chemicals underground under very high pressure. What does this technology mean to us here in Los Angeles? Join "Fracking: The L.A. Story" to find out.