Heal the Bay Blog

Heal the Bay board member and former DWP chief David Nahai knows his water. Here he shares how L.A. will beat the drought.
It’s not every night we get to schmooze with a supermodel. And when the schmoozing takes place overlooking the ocean, well, what could be more perfect? Thanks to our friends at Dukes of Malibu for donating the room with a view.
Thank You Thursday
July 20, 2015 -- A thunderstorm in July? You can thank Tropical Cyclone Dolores. But while the deluge was a delight for many, the drought is far from done. This weekend's storm smashed July precipitation records throughout California and brought much…
Historic july rainstorm in Southern California
  August 26, 2015 -- This year, Heal the Bay celebrates three decades of protecting Los Angeles’ greatest natural resource. Yeah, it's a big deal. To help us get the word out, we collaborated with two creative ad agencies to create a summer ca…
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July 5, 2015 -- Lots of math and a sunny day at the beach. Doesn’t sound like a match made in heaven, does it? Well, it is for our science and policy staff, who went public this week with a long-in-the-works project – a new statistical model that…
predictive modeling beach water quality monitoring
June 24, 2015 -- We love celebrating Nick Gabaldón Day each May, recognizing the first documented surfer of African-American and Mexican descent, and showcasing the heritage of the historical African-American beach site in Santa Monica, formerly ref…
Heal the Bay Thank You Thursday
June 24, 2015 — Brittany Hoedemaker is a summer intern for Heal the Bay’s MPA Watch. She is currently an Environmental Studies student at the University of Southern California. Here, she writes about her first time conducting an MPA Watch survey …
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School's out for summer... but the grades are in for California's beaches!
beach report card annual report 2015 ocean wave surf, water quality grades
June 17, 2015 -- Katherine Pease, watershed scientist, reports back on Heal the Bay's first plunge into freshwater quality testing at three local swimming spots in the Santa Monica Mountains.
Heal the Bay Malibu Creek freshwater quality sampling
June 5, 2015 -- It was a party three decades in the making. Last night Heal the Bay celebrated its 30th anniversary in beach-chic style, with more than 1,000 ocean-lovers joining us on the sand at the Jonathan Club in Santa Monica for an evening…
Heal the Bay's 30th Anniversary Awards Gala Jonathan Club santa monica