Posted Sep. 11, 2013, 9:23 am
Heal the Bay has named veteran environmental leader Ruskin Hartley as its new chief executive officer, essentially taking the top leadership role that Mark Gold held for many years before he stepped down in January.
Posted Aug. 31, 2013, 9:11 am
For the seventh consecutive summer, California beachgoers experienced excellent water quality, according to the 2013 End of Summer Beach Report Card issued today by environmental group Heal the Bay.
Posted Jun. 19, 2013, 12:06 pm
We did it! After years of debate, the Los Angeles City Council has voted to finalize its ban on single-use plastic bags. Thanks to continued encouragement from Heal the Bay and its network of supporters like you, L.A. is now the largest city in the nation to take aim against the environmental and fiscal waste associated with single-use bags.
Posted Feb. 25, 2013, 9:21 am
Artist Erik Abel is partnering with environmental group Heal the Bay as a featured artist for 2013, raising funds for the nonprofit through the sale of custom artist series products, original paintings, and a collector’s series of three prints to be released throughout the year.
Posted Sep. 21, 2012, 2:10 am
Despite the overwhelming heat on Saturday, thousands of volunteers across Los Angeles came together at 9 a.m. to scour city beaches, rivers, and urban neighborhoods as part of the 23rd annual Heal the Bay Coastal Cleanup Day.
Posted Sep. 14, 2012, 1:00 am
Heal the Bay holds its annual California Coastal Cleanup Day this Saturday, Sept. 15, from 9 a.m. to noon with more than 60 coastal and inland sites across Santa Monica and Los Angeles. Last year, more than 67,000 volunteers from California removed 676,768 pounds of trash and 115,773 pounds of recyclable waste.
Posted Jun. 11, 2012, 1:53 am
Santa Monica is known for being a tourist destination and minding the environment. Last Tuesday, both tourism and the environment melded together in Sacramento as Heal the Bay was honored with the Stewardship of the Year award at the 2012 California Travel Association Summit.
Posted May. 23, 2012, 2:49 am
More than 3,000 runners pounded the pavement on Sunday for the 7th Annual Santa Monica Classic and enjoyed perfect running weather, a flat and fast...
Posted May. 16, 2012, 2:10 am
The Santa Monica Pier Aquarium has a new director -- Heather Doyle. Heal the Bay has welcomed Doyle who will be in charge of the marine scie...
Posted May. 13, 2012, 2:16 am
Heal the Bay is holding a “My Perfect Ocean” contest in honor of World Oceans Day where children can win free camp registration. The the...
Posted Mar. 25, 2012, 2:21 am
A Superior Court judge on Friday denied a legal challenge to Los Angeles County’s progressive single-use bag ordinance. Under the measure ...
Posted Jan. 11, 2012, 10:00 am
Heal the Bay president Mark Gold announced Tuesday that he is stepping down from the environmental organization to accept a position at the Univers...
Posted Oct. 5, 2011, 6:13 am
With the first significant rainfall on Wednesday since March, Heal the Bay is urging residents and tourists to avoid Santa Monica and Los Angeles b...
Posted Sep. 27, 2011, 4:12 am
Environmental group Heal the Bay released its 2011 End of Summer Beach Report...
Posted Sep. 16, 2011, 9:05 am
When fourth-generation Santa Monica resident Adam Corlin unveiled his “Oceans at Risk” art project last Thursday at 825 Berkeley Street, he tho...
Posted Sep. 9, 2011, 2:05 am
The hard work of dozens of committed craftsmen and laborers, who worked long, hot hours hidden beneath plastic sheeting and tarps on a Santa Monica...
Posted Aug. 3, 2011, 11:08 am
California's Whale Tail program has been giving back to the beaches since 1997. Every Whale Tail license plate purchased gives money for beach clea...