Around the Bay

Compton Creek runs 8.5 miles through the neighborhoods of South Los Angeles, traversing its last 2.5 miles as one of the few remaining natural bottomed urban waterways in the area. The creek contains water (and trash) that flows from just below Expos…
Compton Creek education TreePeople Rails to Trails Eastside LA River
Bring Back the Beach, Heal the Bay's annual gala benefit on May 16, is always jam-packed with beachy fun, from a cocktail reception under the stars to a live performance by five-time Grammy Award winner Ziggy Marley. But one of the favorite portions …
Win a trip at Bring Back the Beach to tour wild polar bears
“Best…fieldtrip…ever!” So go the reviews we at Heal the Bay receive from the students who’ve accompanied us on one of our Lunch ‘n Learn fieldtrips. And we have to agree. Lunch ‘n Learn trips are our favorites too, as we get to spirit t…
beach field trip Valor Academy Arleta Duke's Malibu science education
Los Angeles is so massive, divided by often impenetrable freeways, that it’s sometimes easy to forget that we all share a community, let alone a planet. And then along comes Earth Month (formerly known as Earth Day). Thank you to the thousands of y…
Earth Month Sprinkles cupcakes Jersey Mike's volunteers Golden Road Brewing
On Saturday evening, I drove from Santa Monica to Santa Ana. If you know me at all, you know this in and of itself was a huge feat, as I hate to drive. But some things are worth driving for and PBS SoCal’s A Lifetime of Learning Gala was one of t…
Big Bard Sesame street Heal the Bay Santa Monica Pier Aquarium
Tonight (August 8) and tomorrow you will have the rare opportunity to spot the grunion, a sleek fish that comes onto land in the thousands to lay eggs, flopping in the moonlight on our local beaches. As the grunion population is believed to have decr…
grunion run malibu surfrider beach venice tips Southern California spawning
At Heal the Bay we are not usually in the business of makeovers. But for the past few years, we’ve been working with Wisdom Academy of Young Scientists (WAYS) to revamp a gray empty lot in South LA into a glorious, green outdoor community space. Th…
GOOD Neighborday earth month South LA community cleanup
We may live on opposite coasts, but pollution runoff affects us all and Marylanders did something about it.
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At Heal the Bay we celebrate Earth Day all month long. (Actually, all year long, but who’s counting?)
Earth Month Heart Heal the Bay
It’s not often that candidates running for Los Angeles City Council, City Attorney, and City Controller offices have an occasion to appear at the same event, but on April 1, candidates running in the May 21 election gathered at a unique forum to an…
Los Angeles candidates forum environmental transportation May 21 election
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