Archive for May, 2012

Surfrider Appointed to the Comprehensive Water Policy Task Force

May 31st, 2012

The City of San Diego adopted a new Comprehensive Water Policy in October last year after multiple drafts and revisions. A task force has now been formed to create goals, recommendations, and timelines to implement the policy and… more »

Know Your H20 Donation Yoga

May 31st, 2012

On Sunday, June 3rd at 10am there will be a donation based yoga class benefiting our Know Your H20 program.  The class will be held at Sea Grove Park, located at the end of 15th Street in Del… more »

Solana Beach Bluff Top Homeowners Fight Back

May 29th, 2012

A group of Solana Beach bluff top homeowners have filed a lawsuit against the California Coastal Commission over decisions made at their March meeting in Chula Vista. To read the UT article by Mike Lee titled Sea walls… more »

Surfrider Art Gala Featured in the Union Tribune & an Awesome Recap Video

May 29th, 2012

On Thursday May 24, 2012, the 12th annual Surfrider Art Gala was featured in the San Diego Union Tribune!  Stay tuned for updates from other local publications.  For more photos of the event, please visit our Facebook page… more »

Tell the City of San Diego to Ban Plastic Bags

May 23rd, 2012

A courageous young activist by the name of Evan Lewis came to our April chapter meeting to share his story and vision for a single-use plastic free San Diego.  Evan is a member of both the National Green… more »

Calling All Homeowners: Join Us for an Ocean Friendly Garden Party

May 23rd, 2012

Homeowners, mark your calendars for our first Ocean Friendly Garden Party on Thursday, June 28th from 5-8pm at the Ocean Beach Hotel. Learn what you can do at home to help abate the erosion that plagues Sunset Cliffs… more »

Celebrate International Surfing Day with a Paddle-In Movie

May 23rd, 2012

We’re thrilled to be partnering with Paradise Point Resort & Spa and WAX Media for our International Surfing Day celebration on Wednesday, June 20th from 6-10pm at Paradise Point Resort & Spa. BYOBoard for a paddle-in movie featuring… more »

Surfrider San Diego’s 12th Annual Art Gala Raises Over $18,000

May 23rd, 2012

Calling the night a “huge success” and a great way to honor “two of Surfrider’s most worthy volunteers,” Haley Jain Haggerstone, Chapter Coordinator for Surfrider San Diego, took a moment to reflect on the 12th Annual Art Gala Fundraiser… more »

Get Your Tickets Before We Sell Out!

May 16th, 2012

We are just a few hours away from the big day, the last pieces are trickling in and the last tickets are selling fast!  Jason Samarin, who was featured on our postcard and banners for the 2010 Surfrider… more »

Emerald Cove Rights by Robb Havassy

May 16th, 2012

Long-time Surfrider Foundation supporter and art gala donor, Robb Havassy donates “Emerald Cove Rights” to tomorrow’s gala.  Robb painted this piece using acrylic on a recycled wood cabinet door. Former fashion model for designers such as Ralph Lauren… more »