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The California Department of Fish and Game is actively enforcing the new Marine Protected Areas (MPAs), citing a Southern California man early Jan. 15 for poaching dozens of lobsters inside an MPA. According to a media release from the Department of …
A Southern California man received the first citation under new MPA laws
The San Francisco Chronicle is now devoting a corner of its Sunday "Bay Area Almanac" pages to Heal the Bay’s beach water quality grades. Readers from Sonoma to Santa Cruz can now check if their local waters are safe for swimming or surfing. …
SF Bay Area Readers Get Water Quality Grades from Heal the Bay
Heal the Bay organized  tens of thousands of volunteers to remove close to 600,000 pounds of trash throughout California at this year’s Coastal Cleanup Day on Sept. 17. Heal the Bay staffers coordinated the Los Angeles effort, which drew …
A family cleans up together in South LA at Coastal Cleanup Day on Sept. 17
Heal the Bay seeks volunteers for the Oct. 1 opening ceremony of Los Angeles' World Festival of Sacred Music. The ceremony begins with a procession at 2:30 p.m. along the boardwalk past Dorothy Green Park (named for Heal the Bay’s founder…
Join Us As We Honor the Sea - World Festival of Sacred Music
On Sunday, Sept. 11 at 3 p.m., KTLA-5 will air “Protect What You Love,” an hour-long special devoted to Coastal Cleanup Day, which is coming up on Sept. 17. The special will feature ways to prevent pollution and conserve water.
Tune in Sunday @ 3 p.m. for CCD Special
El Día de Limpieza Costera de California se tomara acabo el sábado 17 de Septiembre en más de 65 sitios sobre todo el condado de Los Angeles. Habrá un sitio donde limpiar cerca de ti. Así que no agás decidía y comprométete hoy a llevar la fam…
El Día de Limpieza Costera de California
Burbank and Huntington Beach city councils voted this week to move forward with plastic bag bans, part of a growing movement of local governments taking responsibility for ending the environmental and economic waste caused by plastic pollution. The m…
Two More Cities Ban Plastic Bags
An adult female sea lion was found dead on Venice Beach on August 3. She had been shot three times. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s Office of Law Enforcement is investigating the shooting, as killing a marine mammal is a viola…
Stranded Sea Lion
A small town in Provence declared smoking off limits on a stretch of its beachfront, proclaiming itself the first non-smoking beach not only in France, but Europe. According to the Associated Press, the smoking ban came into effect earlier this summe…
French Town Says: “Ne Pas Fumer Sur La Plage!”
Buy one of California’s newly-designed Whale Tail® specialty license plates and support Heal the Bay’s cleanup and education programs. Plus, be among the first 1,000 ocean lovers to get the new Ecoplate and pay $25 instead of $50, or get $25 off…
California's redesigned Whale Tail license plate
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