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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
On Thursday, the California Supreme Court issued a decision reversing a previous Court of Appeal decision that ruled the City of Manhattan Beach should have conducted a full Environmental Impact Report to inform their plastic bag ban ordinance adopte…
Plastic Bags
Attention shoppers! Effective Friday, July 1, 2011, large supermarkets and pharmacies in Los Angeles County's unincorporated areas are not allowed to distribute single use plastic bags.
Bag Ban sign
Hundreds of competitors and thousands of spectators gathered Sunday to honor paddleboarding’s past and present at the Santa Monica Pier Paddle Race and Ocean Festival.
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