Around the Bay

Our friends at Sustainable Works sent over the following note about their ongoing rainwater program. If you’re looking for a barrel, check it out. The City of Santa Monica and Sustainable Works have teamed up to encourage Santa Monica residents and…
  The aftermath of a terrible oil spill in Santa Barbara 46 years ago is still affecting L.A. shorelines, reports Heal the Bay vice president Sarah Sikich.
A portion of the 3 million gallon oil slick off Santa Barbara in 1969
Frankie Orrala, our Angler Outreach Program Manager, and staff scientist Dana Murray report on Heal the Bay's efforts to educate anglers at local piers about sustainable fishing techniques and protecting sharks. Jan. 27, 2015 -- Fresh, salty air whi…
Shark Ambassador Program
And they SCOOOOOooo-o-o-o-o-re!! The amazing staff at the Staples Center that is. Our passionate and devoted volunteers who make up the Heal the Bay Board of Directors were treated to a very special quarterly board meeting hosted at the Staples Cente…
Thank You Thursday
Peter Shellenbarger, a Heal the Bay science and policy analyst, tries his hand at Hollywood with a hotly anticipated “soup opera.” As the Septics Seep is his artistic interpretation of the Malibu Civic Center Septic Saga, where Mrs. Water Quality…
Malibu lagoon
A big thank you to Subaru Pacific for sharing the love with us this holiday season. The car company runs a national campaign – Share the Love - each year; for every car Subaru sells between the last week of November and January 2nd, they will donat…
Heal the Bay data manager Lee Myers takes an eye-opening walk at his local park and likes what he sees. Dec. 5, 2014 — Entradero Park makes for a lively green space in northwest Torrance. It’s a popular spot that sees all kinds of use — basebal…
What a Torrance park can teach us about stormwater capture
Last Saturday our Santa Monica Pier Aquarium hosted S.T.E.A.M. Machines on the Pier—a day of fun and tinkering, art and innovation—all anchored by a Rube Goldberg machine contest. Thanks so much to our presenting sponsor, Time Warn…
S.T.E.A.M. Machines Rube Goldberg festival at Santa Monica Pier
Heal the Bay president Alix Hobbs and TreePeople CEO Andy Vought write that Prop 1 marks a new start for California' s water future. But that future starts with you ... today. Nov. 11, 2014 -- Last week marked a watershed moment for California, both …
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