What’s Happening

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 »

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 »

PB Ashcan Revitalization/Installation Project

September 8th, 2014

On Sunday, September 28th from 9am-12:30pm our Hold On To Your Butt (HOTYB) committee will be revitalizing our ashcans in Pacific Beach, replacing dilapidated stickers, and installing new ashcans. HOTYB volunteers, along with our partners I Love A… 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 »

Free Screening of Into the Gyre

August 5th, 2014

Join our Rise Above Plastics committee on Tuesday, September 9th for a free screening of Into the Gyre starting at 7pm at the Capetown Pub located at 7580 Miramar Road, San Diego, CA 92126 (map). Into the Gyre is a 44-minute film documenting… more »

A Message from Our Chair…

July 30th, 2014

Dear Surfrider Supporter, As we reach the mid point of 2014, it’s important to reflect on the impact we’ve had in carrying out our mission, the protection and enjoyment of our oceans, waves, and beaches through a powerful… more »