Low Rainfall Means Cleaner Beaches, But Some Still Make 'Summer Bummer' ListHeal the Bay surveys more than 450 beaches and assigns letter grades, A-plus through F.
Study: Nearly Half Of Sushi Served At 26 L.A.-Area Restaurants MislabeledThe problem is beyond just duping customers; it could create health risks, researchers say.
Top Summer Volunteer Opportunities For Families In Los AngelesFrom helping to provide food for needy families to cleaning up the beaches, families of all ages are welcome to give back.
O.C., L.A. Counties Have 4 of 10 Dirtiest Beaches In California, Report SaysL.A. and Orange County also have 17 cleanest beaches, according to Heal the Bay.
Outdoor Volunteer Opportunities For LA FamiliesGive your children the chance to support their community through these Los Angeles area family-friendly outdoor volunteer opportunities.
Malibu Residents To Cover $31M Tab For Beach Restoration ProjectLocal homeowners along one of Malibu's most high-profile stretches of real estate plan to spend $31 million to protect their homes from flooding.
LA City Councilman, Heal The Bay Call For Probe Into Medical Waste Spill At Dockweiler BeachA Los Angeles city councilman is trying to get to the bottom of how the Dockweiler State Beach area became inundated with plastic medical waste.
10,000 Volunteers Expected To Pick Up Trash Along LA County Beaches, Waterways As Part Of Global CampaignAbout 10,000 volunteers were expected to spend three hours on Saturday picking up trash at more than 50 spots along Los Angeles County beaches and inland waterways as part of the 26th Annual Coastal Cleanup Day.
Environmental Group Calls For Real-Time Monitoring Of Discharged Wastewater During Pipe WorkIn order to complete pipe work, the city wants to divert sewage into a backup pipe that will discharge the treated sewage just 1 mile from the beach.
Santa Monica Pier, Marina Del Rey Beaches Ranked Among Worst-Polluted In Calif.The view from the Santa Monica Pier may draw millions of tourists every year, but the beach itself is among the most polluted in California, according to a report released Wednesday.
Heal The Bay: LA County Beaches Lead State In Poor Water QualityLos Angeles County beaches lead the state in poor water quality, according to Heal the Bay’s 24th annual Beach Report Card.
Rare Whale Found Dead At Venice BeachA rare whale that has a dolphin-shaped head and saber-like teeth has been found dead on Los Angeles' Venice Beach, even though it prefers frigid subarctic waters.
Cleanup Effort Underway After Rains Push Trash, Runoff To BeachesVolunteers were on the beaches in Santa Monica and Playa del Rey Thursday as part of a cleanup effort following Wednesday's storm.
Study: Water Quality Along Calif. Coast Receives High MarksAn annual study of California beaches shows the water quality along the state's coast this past summer was one of the cleanest on record.
84 Percent Of LA County Beaches Receive Top Grades In Heal The Bay's 2013 'Beach Report Card'Heal the Bay released its annual Beach Report Card Thursday morning.