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Pollution Controls Increase Attendance On Beaches
2013-06-06 11:53:23

Southern California beaches with storm drain diversion systems attract millions more people annually, a new study in the journal Marine Pollution Bulletin shows.

2011-05-11 19:53:00

LOS ANGELES, May 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Thousands of runners from across Los Angeles will gather in Santa Monica this Sunday, May 15th, for the sixth annual Santa Monica Classic.

2011-04-12 09:00:00

SANTA MONICA, Calif., April 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Co-opportunity, Santa Monica's natural food cooperative and source for organic and local products since 1974, announced today its corporate sponsorship of Heal the Bay.

2011-03-15 05:00:00

LOS ANGELES, March 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- As Winter turns to Spring and more people are enjoying the outdoors, SoCal Honda and Heal the Bay are once again teaming up to make sure Los Angeles-area coastal areas and watersheds are safe, healthy and clean.

2010-03-08 14:54:00

WESTLAKE VILLAGE, Calif., March 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Cydcor, the leading provider of outsourced, face-to-face sales teams, recently collected 50 pounds of trash and other debris during a beach cleanup for Heal the Bay, an organization dedicated to making a difference in the quality of the Southern California coast.

2009-09-10 06:02:00

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Sept. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Heal the Bay today released its inaugural list of Los Angeles County's five most debris-impacted waterways and sent out an urgent call for volunteers to help restore the sites as part of Coastal Cleanup Day, Saturday, Sept.

2008-07-31 21:00:22

By Daily Breezeial Southern California beaches received their annual grading from the Natural Resources Defense Council this week, and some of the results were appalling. Swimmers might conclude that they should look, but not touch. Beautiful Santa Catalina Island produced the ugliest results.

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2006-05-24 07:09:53

Beach sand can be teeming with bacteria even when the ocean water is clean, according to a study released on Tuesday.

2006-01-17 15:10:44

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Two million gallons of raw sewage spilled onto Southern California beaches, closing some 10 miles of coastline to surfers and beach goers for days, officials said on Tuesday.


Word of the Day
edulcoration
  • The act of sweetening by admixture of some saccharine substance.
The word 'edulcoration' comes from a Latin word meaning 'making sweet'.