Los Angeles County voters approved the Safe Neighborhood Parks Measure in 1992. It provides about $54 million a year for neighborhood and regional parks and recreation. That measure is about to expire–Proposition P is designed to preserve park and open space funding. Proposition P will be on the November ballot and there are only a few weeks left to get the word out.
Did you know that 73 million sharks are killed each year for the shark fin trade? And did you know that one of the most effective ways to protect sharks is to eliminate the market for fins by prohibiting their sale?
With the special election in Hermosa Beach just a few weeks away, we need to rustle up all the rabble-rousers we can. Help fight Big Oil by having fun: Join our anti-drill team shenanigans at the Pop-up Pep Rally in Hermosa on February 7!
Oil Drilling in Hermosa Beach: How will it impact you and the entire Santa Monica Bay?
Join Heal the Bay, the Natural Resources Defense Council, Surfrider Foundation and Hermosa Beach Mayor Pro Tem Nanette Barragan for an enviromental forum with panelists including Surfriders' CEO Dr. Chad Nelsen, NRDC's Senior Attorney David Pettit, and more plus remarks featuring: Bobby Kennedy, Jr. and Ed Begley, Jr.
'A Wedge to Remember': Epic Surf Film to Benefit Fight Against Hermosa Oil Drilling
You may remember Hurricane Marie, the storm-of-the-century that sent all-time swell to Newport Beach and Malibu in August. Filmmaker Josh Pomer captured some amazing footage of Big Wednesday and the surfers who paddled out that day. His new feature-length documentary, "A Wedge to Remember," is making its way up and down the coast over the next few weeks.
Hey Students! Here's your opportunity to keep oil drilling out of Santa Monica Bay!This educational summit will give you an opportunity to join Heal the Bay's Oil & Water Do Not Mix campaign by providing you with the training and tools to prevent oil drilling in our Bay.This summit will include workshops on leadership skills needed to organize a campaign and expand on future opportunities to get involved with Heal the Bay's efforts. Lunch will be provided, and students will receive community service hours for their participation.
August 5, 2014 - 1:00pm - August 19, 2014 - 4:30pm
Join Heal the Bay's prestigious Speakers Bureau!
For over 25 years, Speakers Bureau has been an integral part of Heal the Bay's mission. Speakers Bureau volunteers spread educational awareness to schools, organizations and businesses about the causes and consequences of ocean pollution. Just last year we were able to reach out to over 40,000 LA County residents!