What’s Happening

Are You Core Enough?

October 16th, 2014

Have you been wanting to get involved with our chapter, but don’t know where to start? Perhaps you’ve already volunteered with us, but want to get more involved? If so, join us for our next Core Volunteer Orientation… more »

Learn How to Make Your Garden More Ocean Friendly

October 9th, 2014

California American Water is offering free Ocean Friendly Gardening Classes and Hands-On Workshops!In these classes and workshops, you will learn how to take the first step in turning your yard into an Ocean Friendly Garden. Evaluate your current… more »

HOTYB Ocean Beach Cigarette Butt Litter Efforts

October 8th, 2014

Join our Hold On To Your Butt committee on Sunday, October 26 from 8:30am-12:30pm, as they launch an ambitious Ashcan Revitalization Project to reduce cigarette butt litter in Ocean Beach! Teams of volunteers will go out in Ocean Beach’s… more »

See Plastic Paradise at Stone Liberty Station

October 2nd, 2014

Join the Rise Above Plastics committee at Stone Brewery in Liberty Station on November 4 for a screening of Plastic Paradise.  In this independent documentary film, journalist/filmmaker Angela Sun travels on a personal journey of discovery to uncover the mysterious… more »


October 2nd, 2014

Governor  Jerry Brown on Tuesday signed legislation imposing the nation’s first statewide ban on single-use plastic bags, driven to action by a buildup of litter and damage to aquatic ecosystems.A national coalition of plastic bag manufacturers immediately said it… 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 »

Do You Really Know Your H2O?

September 15th, 2014

Join us for our next quarterly chapter meeting on Wednesday, October 15th from 6:30-8:30pm at the Karl Strauss Tasting Room, located at 5985 Santa Fe Street. Guests will receive one free taster courtesy of Karl Strauss and pizza… more »

Encinitas Becomes Second City in San Diego County to Adopt Local Bag Ban

September 14th, 2014

Victory!! On September 10th, 2014, the Encinitas City Council adopted a plastic checkout bag reduction ordinance.  It is the second city in San Diego County to adopt a bag ban; Solana Beach was the first in 2012. There… more »

California Legislature Passes Statewide Bag Ban

September 10th, 2014

On Thursday, August 28th, the California Assembly approved SB270, a bill to ban single-use plastic shopping bags and put a fee on paper bags. The bill then headed to the Senate for a concurrence on August 29th and is now… more »

Volunteers Needed for the San Diego Brewers Guild Festival

September 10th, 2014

The San Diego Brewers Guild will be hosting the kick off event for the 6th Annual San Diego Beer Week, the Brewers Guild Festival, on Friday, November 7th and Saturday, November 8th at the Port Pavilion on the… more »