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.
As the amount of plastic pollution in our ocean grows, so does the need for scientific research to help guide solutions.
In an effort to assess the scope of the problem, Monterey Bay Aquarium and The Benioff Ocean Initiative at the University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB) will co-host a science summit on the subject in Los Angeles.
Join Heal the Bay and Wisdom Academy for Young Scientists (WAYS) for a neighborhood cleanup around the future home of WAYS Reading and Fitness Park. Heal the Bay is building a multi-use park that will serve as an outdoor classroom, community green space, fitness area and water quality improvement project.
Held the third Thursday in December, Heal the Bay’s annual A Day Without a Bag gives Southland shoppers an early holiday present, courtesy of a reusable bag giveaway at locations throughout Los Angeles County.