Around the Bay

This year, as part of A Day Without a Bag, Heal the Bay wants YOU to Rock Your Reusables!  Take a picture of you, your friends, or a stranger (with their permission, of course) using their reusable bags to enter the contest!  Catch …
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It’s that time of year…. Gifts to buy, presents to wrap, crowds, parties, lines, stress, debt, more shopping, more wrapping, cooking, planning … and oh yes, giving back. It’s that time of the season when you tell yourself: This year’s going…
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Sustain the “doing good” momentum generated by the Giving Tuesday initiative and make a difference in your community. Not all giving needs to be material (although we appreciate the donations). Here are three ways this week that you can give back…
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Last month’s debate and hearing over the new stormwater permit for Los Angeles became contentious for Heal the Bay.  We weren’t happy with the final vote at the regional Water Board, but fortunately there’s a new initiative afoot that coul…
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Protecting the ocean for future generations is key to Heal the Bay’s mission. This week we’d like to thank surfer and musician Jack Johnson and The Johnson Ohana Charitable Foundation for their unwavering support of our ocean protection init…
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The EPA released its final National Recreational Beach Water Quality Criteria this week. After many years of fighting for strong protections, we are greeting the new standards with mixed emotions. The criteria, which hadn’t been updated since 1986…
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The landlord, the man in the gray suit, jaws, white pointer, tommy shark, great white – whatever you call it, the elusive white shark has long been the subject of lore and legend. I know it's a given for a marine biologist, but I have always been f…
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The cranberries from Thanksgiving dinner may all be consumed by now, but the spirit of giving thanks continues. This Tuesday, Heal the Bay is partnering with 92y.org’s Giving Tuesday campaign to help launch a national day of philanthropy. We're ask…
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Good news from last week’s California Coastal Commission hearing, as the commissioners unanimously denied Pacific Gas & Electric Company’s proposal for seismic testing in the Point Buchon State Marine Reserve.
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This Thanksgiving week we’re reminding ourselves of what we’re grateful for, and a healthy, clean ocean tops our list. We're asking you to join us as we give thanks for the oceans and beaches we all enjoy! There are many ways to help sustain a he…
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