Archive for February, 2012

Beach Preservation References

February 28th, 2012

For more information on our Beach Preservation campaign check out these links! Beach Preservation Policy: http://sandiego.surfrider.org/beach-preservation-policy-of-surfrider-foundation-san-diego-county-chapter Sand Supply Lecture: http://video.google.com/videoplay?docid=8831868840769893617&hl=en# Restore the Shore: http://vimeo.com/5469231 Old Blog Site: http://sdbeachpreservation.blogspot.com/ more »

The Business of Delivering Water.

February 28th, 2012

Yesterday when I pointed out that delivering water is BIG BUSINESS, I should have been more clear that the old boys club at Metropolitan Water District is not responsible for the proposed delivery of desalinated water from Carlsbad…. more »

MWD Directors Eating Steak & Drinking Wine is NOTHING ($1.5 mil) Compared to $780 Million Added to Water Bills.

February 27th, 2012

Image provided courtesy of CBS News, Los Angeles. Delivering water is BIG BUSINESS, folks. One would think that a community’s precious water delivery would be administered by a group of academic-like, gray-haired wise policy makers.  Instead, as this… more »

Dude, Where’s My Beach?

February 23rd, 2012

We need you at the California Coastal Commission Meeting in Chula Vista on Wednesday, March 7th for a precedent setting decision on mitigation for seawalls. The meeting starts at 9am and will be held at the Chula Vista… more »

Cali Bamboo hosts Bag It Screening

February 22nd, 2012

Cali Bamboo a green construction materials company hosted its first Surfrider San Diego Chapter event, a screening of the acclaimed documentary Bag It at their headquarters in the Sorrento Valley area of San Diego. A crowd of almost 40 turned out… more »

Do You Know Your H20?

February 15th, 2012

We will be hosting a water policy training on Thursday, March 1st from 7-8pm at 7590 Fay Avenue La Jolla, CA 92037 (5th floor conference room). If you want to understand our position on desalination, water recycling, conservation,… more »

Debunking ‘Toilet to Tap’

February 13th, 2012

Surfrider Foundation San Diego Chapter activist Belinda Smith addresses the misconceptions about ‘toilet to tap’ and the importance of effective water management in a recent article in the New York Times titled As ‘Yuck Factor’ Subsides Treated Wastewater… more »

FREE Bag It Screening at Cali Bamboo

February 3rd, 2012

We will be hosting a FREE screening of the movie Bag It on Tuesday, February 21st from 7-9pm at Cali Bamboo (9365 Waples Street, Suite D). This award winning film follows Jeb Berrier as he navigates our plastic… more »

Splinters is coming to San Diego

February 2nd, 2012

Splinters is the first feature-length documentary film about the evolution of indigenous surfing in the developing nation of Papua New Guinea. In the 1980s an intrepid Australian pilot left behind a surfboard in the seaside village of Vanimo…. more »

Rise Above Plastics at our Next Chapter Meeting

February 2nd, 2012

Join us for our next chapter meeting on Wednesday, February 15th from 7-8:30pm at Forum Hall in UTC (4545 La Jolla Village Drive). This meeting will be focused on our Rise Above Plastics campaign, which seeks to reduce… more »