Archive for May, 2008

Groundbreaking Legislation Passed in California State Assembly

May 28th, 2008

The California State Legislature today passed legislation aimed at greatly reducing the use of single-use plastic bags. The bill would require a 25 cent fee on single-use plastic and paper bags at large grocery stores and pharmacies statewide,… more »

Art Gala Recap

May 25th, 2008

150 people attended the 8th Annual Art Gala on May 8th in Del Mar, which was set amid ocean breezes and the sound of crashing waves at the Powerhouse Community Center. It was an evening of beautiful art,… more »

Art Gala on TV

May 22nd, 2008

Many thanks to Shawn Styles for helping to emcee the event. Shawn helped to raise lots of cash through his auctioneer skills and awareness through his television stories. Click here to check it out. more »

The Water Conservation Garden

May 19th, 2008

Summer is here so now’s the time to act. The Water Conservation Garden at Cuyamaca College in El Cajon is a great way to learn more about local gardening and native plant life. The garden was established in… more »

Clean Water Award!

May 14th, 2008

The final Clean Water Award was presented to Stone Brewing Co. for their environmental efforts and long-time support of SurfriderSD. Over the past 11 years they have donated well over $100,000 to our chapter for Surfrider’s local efforts… more »

Save Trestles: It’s Far from Over and WE NEED YOUR HELP

May 11th, 2008

They are still coming after us. They want that Toll Road so that theycan build more sprawl in Orange County. I was at the Karl Strauss Beachto Brewery Festival yesterday and got to speak to hundreds of folksabout… more »

Holeman Surf Designs + Soul Ryde = Wow!

May 4th, 2008

Check out this lovely creation that will be one of the select few ‘live’ auction pieces at the event on Thursday. A 10′ longboard was hand shaped by JP Holeman then Soul Ryde Longboards provided a custom wood… more »

Aqua Peel

May 4th, 2008

Australian photographer Sean Davey contacted us from Hawaii to see how he could get involved in this great event. We were stoked because Sean is known for his photos in magazines worldwide providing unique perspectives from action shots… more »

Sunset Cliffs Glass

May 4th, 2008

Here’s a great photo from Obecian Keith Seitep. Keith’s love for the ocean, surfing and conservation influence his photography. For more check out more »

Using Moss Instead of Grass Saves Water

May 2nd, 2008

Using moss instead of grass is a great way to save water. “According to an informal survey by the American Society of Landscape Architects, many of its most prominent members predict that the use of native and drought-resistant… more »