Around 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
Spring has sprung. And for Heal the Bay staffers, that means the beginning of a busy Earth Month 2013. We kicked off the festivities Saturday afternoon with a special cleanup with the Los Angeles Lakers at Dockweiler Beach. Nearly 100 fans helped rem…
Los Angeles Lakers Darius Morris Robert Sacre Dockweiler cleanup beach
Artist Erik Abel first volunteered with Heal the Bay at a Nothin' But Sand beach cleanup in January 2012 where he was treated to a special tour of our Santa Monica Pier Aquarium.
Ventura Artist Erik Abel Surfer Local Arts Bring Back the Beach painting
Katherine Pease, Heal the Bay’s Watershed Scientist, reflects on publishing and presenting Stream Team data from the Malibu Creek Watershed to the public. Last week we received a box containing the much-anticipated and limited print copies of the M…
Stream Team volunteers Malibu Creek Watershed Earth Month restoration April 14
“Water is the driving force in nature.” – Leonardo Da Vinci Tomorrow we celebrate the global importance of clean, fresh water as part of World Water Day. In most of the world, people don’t have access to safe drinking water, while here in Los…
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A single storm can sweep billions of gallons of polluted runoff directly into Santa Monica Bay.  Yes, that’s billions with a “B.”  So it’s not much of a stretch to understand why the majority of waterbodies in Los Angeles County, in…
Clean Water Clean Beaches LA County Supervisors public health Regional
With St. Patrick’s Day on Sunday, we’d like to thank those of you who help us “green” Los Angeles and our planet. It’s gratifying to know we’re in this together!
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Cool clear water cascades softly above glistening rocks, as a California newt munches on some caddisfly larvae. Brilliant Humboldt lilies peek over the earthen creek bank, where a California chorus frog hopes to catch an unsuspecting eight-legged mea…
Malibu Creek Watershed Report Ecosystem on the Brink Hidden Gems
Sarah Sikich, Heal the Bay's director of coastal resources and Dana Roeber Murray, Heal the Bay marine scientist, recently attended a conference in Monterey that examined how well marine protected areas are functioning off California's coast. Heal th…
Marine Protected Areas MPAs Kelp Forests
UPDATE 3/8/2013: After hours of public comment and following decades of the Navy dismissing mitigation requirements for sonar and explosion practices, the Coastal Commission unanimously voted to reject the Navy's consistency permit! Read the ful…
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