What’s Happening

Swell Cafe and Ocean Friendly Restaurants Promotion July 25 – August 1

July 14th, 2015

Come to Swell Cafe in Mission Beach from July 25 – August 1 to enjoy special coffee drinks in celebration of Swell Cafe joining Surfrider Foundation San Diego’s Ocean Friendly Restaurants campaign and their efforts to reduce restaurant… more »

Save Water with Free WaterSmart Checkups

June 16th, 2015

One great way to conserve water is to make sure you are getting the most out of every drop. The San Diego County Water Authority and participating member agencies offer free, site-specific water-saving recommendations at homes or businesses… more »

Surfrider Celebrates 11th Annual International Surfing Day with a Free Event in Ocean Beach on June 20th

June 11th, 2015

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE DATE 06/11/15   Contact: Mandy Sackett Chapter Manager, Surfrider Foundation San Diego County Chapter E-Mail: mandy@surfridersd.org Phone: (440) 749-6845 www.surfridersd.org   Surfrider Celebrates 11th Annual International Surfing Day with a Free Event in Ocean Beach… more »

No BS Visits the South Bay International Water Treatment Plant

June 10th, 2015

Scrubbers, Scum Skimmers, and Cake. These are the buzzwords that float (no pun intended) around the South Bay International Water Treatment Plant (SBIWTP).    On Saturday, May 30, 2015, the Surfrider Foundation San Diego County Chapter’s No Border… more »

OFR Campaign coverage

May 21st, 2015

The OFR Campaign received a lot of great press coverage on 5/21/15 as a result of the press conference.  Check out some of the coverage below: KUSI CBS AM 760 KFMB KPBS Seaside Courier Times of San Diego Yahoo News… more »

San Diego Surfrider Foundation Launches Ocean Friendly Restaurants Campaign

May 21st, 2015

City Council President Lightner, City Council Member Cate, and San Diego Surfrider Foundation Launch Ocean Friendly Restaurants Campaign SAN DIEGO (May 20, 2015) – The Surfrider Foundation’s San Diego County Chapter has launched the Ocean Friendly Restaurants campaign, which aims to… more »

MEDIA ADVISORY: San Diego Surfrider to Unveil Ocean Friendly Restaurants Campaign

May 20th, 2015

SAN DIEGO (May 20, 2015) – The Surfrider Foundation’s San Diego County Chapter, along with City Council President Sherri Lightner and City Council Member Chris Cate, will hold a news conference at 9:30 a.m. this morning to unveil the… more »

Update on City of San Diego Bag Ban

May 19th, 2015

With SB270 (CA bag ban) on hold, the City of San Diego is moving forward in the process to pass a plastic bag ban of their own. We confirmed this with the Mayor’s office in late February, in… more »

No Border Sewage Relaunch Party

May 19th, 2015

The environmental issues in the Tijuana River Valley that impact the San Diego/Tijuana border region, at times, seem to be insurmountable. The issues are complex and they don’t just impact our ocean, waves and beaches. There are significant… more »

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Burger Lounge

May 15th, 2015

All Over San Diego – Welcome Burger Lounge to the Ocean Friendly Restaurants program.  Burger Lounge is an eco-conscious, fast-casual burger concept dedicated to using healthful ingredients sourced from sustainable environments. Founded in 2007 by J. Dean Loring… more »