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California’s Bag Ban Is Under Attack

November 26th, 2014

California’s Bag Ban Is Under Attack Did you think California finally banned single-use plastic bags when the governor signed SB270 into law on September 30th? Think again. The ink was barely dry when plastic bag manufacturers began a… more »

San Diego City Council to Vote on Pure Water

November 17th, 2014

On Tuesday, November 18th, the San Diego City Council will vote on two items that would allow the City to pursue a 20-year potable reuse program designed to reduce the outflow of sub-standard treated wastewater in our ocean, while… more »

A Victory Against Cigarette Butt Litter in Ocean Beach!

November 3rd, 2014

On Sunday, October 26th, our Hold On To Your Butt (HOTYB) committee, its volunteers, and long-time supporters and partners stormed the streets of Ocean Beach in efforts towards the Ashcan Revitalization Project. The Project included tasks of refurbishing… more »

OB Ashcan Revitalization Project In The News

October 29th, 2014

On Sunday, October 26, 2014, Hold On To Your Butt volunteers gathered with long-time Hold On To Your Butt partners and supporters, San Diego Mayor Kevin Faulconer, The San Diego County Regional Airport Authority, Supervisor Ron Roberts, Ocean… more »

Surfrider Volunteers Install & Refurbish Ashcans in Pacific Beach to Combat Cigarette Litter

September 26th, 2014

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE DATE 09/26/14 Contacts: James Marvel, Patrick McDuffie Hold On To Your Butt Co-Chairs, Surfrider Foundation San Diego County Chapter E-Mail: james@surfridersd.org, patrick@surfridersd.org Phone: (781) 708-2644, (760) 815-7671 Website: www.surfridersd.org Surfrider Volunteers Install & Refurbish Ashcans… more »

Hundreds of Surfers Paddle Around the Ocean Beach Pier in Support of Clean Water Initiatives

September 10th, 2014

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEDATE 09/10/14 Contact: Haley HaggerstoneChapter Manager, Surfrider Foundation San Diego County ChapterE-Mail: haley@surfridersd.orgPhone: (619) 929-5350http://surfridersd.org/ Hundreds of Surfers Paddle Around the Ocean Beach Pier in Support of Clean Water Initiatives SAN DIEGO – The Surfrider Foundation… more »

Surfrider’s Ocean Friendly Gardens program in the news

August 19th, 2014

Surfrider’s Ocean Friendly Garden’s program was recently featured in a San Diego Union Tribune article about local water-saving resources.  The article features tips and resources for local residents looking to cut back on their water use in the… more »

Surfrider Volunteers Encourage San Diegans to Hold On To Their Butts

July 18th, 2014

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEDATE 07/18/14 Contact: Dukes WootersHold On To Your Butt Chair, Surfrider Foundation San Diego County ChapterE-Mail: dukes@surfridersd.orgPhone: (610) 316-8391Website: www.surfridersd.org Surfrider Volunteers Encourage San Diegans to Hold On To Their Butts SAN DIEGO, CA – On… more »

if you love the coast, you may want to kill your lawn.

July 7th, 2014

Turning away from the tradition of a lawn with sprinklers may seem extreme to some. But the truth about turf is that it’s too thirsty for Southern California’s arid climate, especially during a drought. Why does this matter… more »

Garden Assistance Party in Carlsbad

June 28th, 2014

Want to learn practical skills creating a landscape that protects our ocean? If so, sign up for our Garden Assistance Party on Saturday, July 12th from 9am-3pm in Carlsbad. We will be returning to the location of our… more »