beaches

News

Bummer: Report card says some Southern California beaches might make you sick

Published: 
Mon, 06/19/2017 (All day)

Heavy rains last winter poured billions of gallons of polluted runoff into the ocean, significantly increasing health risks at many Southern California beaches, according to Heal the Bay’s annual beach report card.

News

Santa Monica's new back-to-nature beach project has drawn the attention of rare birds

Published: 
Wed, 05/17/2017 (All day)

On a popular beach that is groomed, sifted and devoid of vegetation, Santa Monica officials and a local environmental group are restoring three acres of sand to a more natural state.

News

Here’s what Santa Monica Beach will look like after it’s landscaped to resist rising sea levels

Published: 
Wed, 12/14/2016 (All day)

Santa Monica Beach is going to look a little different soon, thanks to a beach restoration project that will partially enclose and re-landscape about three acres of sand with native vegetation.

News

L.A. City Council OKs ban on plastic grocery and carryout bags

Published: 
Tue, 06/18/2013 - 6:44pm
Category: 
Waste

Los Angeles on Tuesday became the largest city in the nation to move toward a ban on plastic grocery bags, with the City Council barring them in supermarkets, convenience stores and any big retailer that sells groceries.