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News, Santa Monica, Police Department, Pier, Ocean

Authorities Search For Santa Monica Pier Jumper Sunday Night

Posted Sep. 8, 2014, 9:22 am

Santa Monica police and Los Angeles County lifeguards searched around Santa Monica Pier for about an hour in response to a report that someone had jumped into the ocean, but then concluded that the jumper got out of the water unaided, authorities said today.

News, Santa Monica, Ocean

Coroner Confirms Identity Of Drowned Redondo Beach Swimmer

Posted Sep. 7, 2014, 9:46 am

The Los Angeles Coroner's Office today confirmed the name of the 21-year-old inexperience swimmer who went into the water at Redondo Beach and drowned.

News, Santa Monica, Weather, Ocean

High Surf Advisory Goes In Effect In Los Angeles County Through Monday Evening

Posted Sep. 6, 2014, 9:24 am

A moderate southerly swell will begin generating high surf and dangerous rip currents along Southern California's coast today -- threats that will persist through Monday, forecasters said.

News, Beach, Santa Monica, Ocean

Update: Inexperienced Swimmer Found Drowned Off Coast Of Redondo Beach

Posted Sep. 6, 2014, 9:17 am

An inexperienced swimmer, who went in the ocean at 3:30 a.m., was swept under by relatively-mild waves in today and drowned.

News, City Council, Santa Monica, Ocean

City Of Santa Monica Accepts Grant To Study Impacts Of Rising Sea Level

Posted Sep. 2, 2014, 9:03 am

California might be in the midst of one its worst droughts in history, but the Santa Monica City Council unanimously voted to accept a $235,000 grant at its Tuesday meeting to study the impacts of coastal storm and sea level rise. The California Ocean Protection Council gave the grant.

News, Venice, Santa Monica, Ocean

Venice Man Pulled From High Surf Thursday Without A Pulse

Posted Aug. 29, 2014, 9:01 am

A 27-year-old man was pulled from high surf in Venice on Thursday without a pulse. Rescuers administered CPR and restarted his pulse as he was taken to a hospital, where he arrived in grave condition, said Erik Scott of the Los Angeles Fire Department, which responded along with Los Angeles County Fire Department lifeguards.

News, Malibu, Santa Monica, Ocean

Authorities Identify Malibu Surfer Who Died In High Surf On Tuesday

Posted Aug. 29, 2014, 8:59 am

A surfer who was found floating in the Pacific Ocean in Malibu and pronounced dead at a hospital was identified Thursday by the coroner's office as 54-year-old Silverio Rafanan Laconsay of Los Angeles.

News, Santa Monica, Ocean

High Surf Advisory To Remain In Force Until Tonight

Posted Aug. 29, 2014, 8:56 am

High Surf will batter the Southern California coast one more day today.

News, Santa Monica, Ocean

National Weather Service Says High Surf Most Significant Swell Since 1996

Posted Aug. 28, 2014, 9:08 am

What the National Weather Service calls "damaging high surf, very strong rip currents and minor coastal flooding" were forecast in Southern California today as a result of huge swells generated by Tropical Storm Marie even though it is no longer a hurricane.

News, Santa Monica, Ocean

Rescues Remain Constant In Santa Monica Despite High Surf Pounding Beach

Posted Aug. 27, 2014, 2:43 pm

Despite high surf pounding the Southland, the number of rescues has remained relatively the same along the coasts of Santa Monica, Venice, Pacific Palisades, and Topanga.

News, Santa Monica, Ocean

High Surf Pounds Beaches For Second Day, Advisory Remains Through Friday

Posted Aug. 27, 2014, 9:17 am

High surf pounded the coast for a second day today, causing some street flooding, as an investigation was under way into the death of a surfer who perished in rough seas.

News, Malibu, Santa Monica, Ocean

High Surf Claims Life Of Malibu Surfer

Posted Aug. 26, 2014, 3:46 pm

A surfer was found unconscious today in Malibu, where six-to eight-foot waves were reported, and was pronounced dead at a hospital.

The coasters are bilingual, and will be available in local establishments, such as O'Briens, Finn McCools, Patrick's Roadhouse, and The Galley, to name a few.

News, Santa Monica, Ocean

Drink Coaster Campaign To Remind Beachgoers Of Dangers Of Rip Currents

Posted Aug. 25, 2014, 9:26 am

To promote ocean safety and remind beachgoers of the dangers of rip currents, the Los Angeles County Surf Life Saving Association (LACoSLSA) has created an awareness campaign targeting local restaurants.

News, Santa Monica, Pier, Ocean

Animal-Rights Group To Campaign For Ban On Fishing From Piers

Posted Jul. 15, 2014, 9:05 am

An animal-rights group campaigning for a ban on fishing from piers will send a banner flying over Southland beaches today with the message "Keep Hookers Off the Pier! Ban Fishing."

Surf's up at Santa Monica beach for handicapped teenagers from Glendale special needs school.

News, Santa Monica, Education, Ocean

Tobinworld Students Ride The Waves In Santa Monica

Posted Jul. 13, 2014, 9:14 am

Students at Glendale's Tobinworld, the pioneering education and treatment center for autistic and emotionally disturbed youth, got a rare opportunity to surf the Pacific Ocean through a partnership with Buccaneer Board Riders, the premier clothier to the surfing world and Santa Monica-based Project Save Our Surf, an educational nonprofit dedicated to preservation of marine life.

News, Malibu, Santa Monica, Ocean

Malibu Pier Beach Named Among Nation's Most Consistently Polluted Area

Posted Jun. 26, 2014, 8:41 am

A beach area east of the Malibu Pier was named one of the nation's most consistently polluted, while the ocean along a Newport Beach stretch of sand was dubbed a "superstar" for traditionally meeting national standards, according to a report released on Wednesday by the Natural Resources Defense Council.

News, Santa Monica, Pier, Ocean

Heal The Bay Celebrates Legendary L.A. Waverider Nick Gabaldón Today

Posted Jun. 14, 2014, 8:59 am

Heal the Bay today commemorates the legacy of Nick Gabaldón, L.A.’s first early surfer of color, with a day full of family-friendly activities at Santa Monica’s historic Bay Street beach.

Tom Ford has been named Executive Director of The Bay Foundation.

News, Santa Monica, Ocean

The Bay Foundation Names New Executive Director

Posted Jun. 10, 2014, 9:34 am

The Bay Foundation (TBF), a science-based organization that advocates for the Santa Monica Bay, has named Tom Ford as its new Executive Director.

News, Environment, Malibu, Santa Monica, Ocean, Fish

Endangered Steelhead Trout Restored In Malibu Lagoon

Posted May. 30, 2014, 2:11 pm

Restoration officials celebrating the first sighting in decades of an endangered steelhead trout in the Malibu Lagoon, which underwent a major overhaul

Assemblymember Richard Bloom will today unveil a landmark Orca Welfare and Safety Act that takes aim at Sea World San Diego's Shamu show.

News, Santa Monica, Ocean

Assemblyman Bloom To Sea World San Diego: Release 10 Orcas Back Into The Ocean

Posted Mar. 7, 2014, 9:43 am

Assemblymember Richard Bloom (Dem-50th District) will speak about his proposed legislation that would effectively end Shamu shows at Sea World San Diego and force the theme park to release its 10 orcas back into the ocean.

Situated just 25 miles south of Santa Monica, Terranea Resort on the Palos Verdes Peninsula is surrounded by sweeping views of the Pacific Ocean.

Dining, Travel, Santa Monica, Ocean

Terranea Resort: A Gem On The Palos Verdes Peninsula

Posted Feb. 19, 2014, 9:21 am

If there was ever a setting that retains the essence of the unspoiled beauty of California’s coast, Terranea Resort on the Palos Verdes Peninsula is it.

Seven Days, Santa Monica, Pier, Ocean

Celebrate California Underwater Park Day Saturday At Pier Aquarium

Posted Jan. 15, 2014, 9:00 am

California will celebrate the 6th annual Underwater Parks Day this Saturday, Jan. 18 with a series of events along the coast, including one celebration in Santa Monica.

The Santa Monica Bay Restoration Foundation will honor Mel Levine, David Nahai, and State Senator Fran Pavley on Oct. 17.

News, Santa Monica, Ocean

Santa Monica Bay Restoration Foundation Gala Next Month

Posted Sep. 26, 2013, 8:29 am

The Santa Monica Bay Restoration Foundation will celebrate 25 years of advocating for the Santa Monica Bay on Oct. 17.

News, Santa Monica, Ocean

Celebrate National Estuaries Day With Santa Monica Bay Restoration Foundation

Posted Sep. 23, 2013, 8:34 am

The Santa Monica Bay Restoration Foundation (SMBRF) is asking local residents to join in a nationwide “Toast Your Coast” this Saturday, Sept. 28 in celebration of the 25th annual National Estuaries Day.

State Senator Ted W. Lieu.

News, California, Santa Monica, Ocean

Bill Signed To Help Clean Up Waterways By Removing Abandoned Vessels

Posted Sep. 8, 2013, 9:40 am

Gov. Jerry Brown on Friday signed into law a bill by Sen. Ted W. Lieu (who represents Santa Monica, the Westside, and the South Bay) that renews his successful 2009 law to remove pollution-spewing abandoned vessels from state waterways.

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