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16 years, 1 dairy, and a village

16 years, 1 dairy, and a village

It’s an old cliche to say that some things are worth waiting for. But it can also be true.

One of the first projects I worked on when I first joined Save the Redwoods League was the acquisition of the Coast Dairies property.  In 1998 it was one of the largest private unprotected coastal properties on the  west coast of the United States. Seven miles of coast line and about 5,500 acres.  All that…

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Snarl on PCH helps heal the bay

pool at channel

It’s not often that a warning sign on my daily commute makes me happy. But this one did: In bold orange letters, it declared “Avoid PCH South of Temescal 4-15-14 to 2-15-15.” Anyone who knows the Pacific Coast Highway knows that is essentially impossible in Los Angeles. So why was I happy? Because this time, the big orange warning was a beacon of hope for the Bay.

A lot of construction is pretty…

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Last call at the oasis: or are we screwed?

Heal the Bay Board members Mark Gold (left) and David Nahai (center) discuss water with meteorologist Josh Rubenstein.

last-call-at-the-oasisI don’t normally go in for depressing documentaries. But when the local art house is showing a documentary on water around the world (“Last Call at the Oasis“) followed by a  panel discussion with some of my friends and board members at Heal the Bay, I will make an exception.

Moving stories from Las Vegas, Midland Texas, Australia, Israel and right here in California painted a pretty grim picture…

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In a time of #drought, how can we afford to #waste #water?View Post

In a time of #drought, how can we afford to #waste #water?

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On pie, storm drains and the Duke #ChildrenNature #NatureView Post

On pie, storm drains and the Duke #ChildrenNature #Nature

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Will the bag ban change the way people think about waste?Packaging litters the street
Yesterday, I was stopped at a traffic light in Vernon having just left…View Post

Will the bag ban change the way people think about waste?

Packaging litters the street

Yesterday, I was stopped at a traffic light in Vernon having just left…

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Statewide Bag Ban on the horizon #BanTheBagView Post

Statewide Bag Ban on the horizon #BanTheBag

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Statewide Bag Ban on the horizon #BanTheBagView Post

Statewide Bag Ban on the horizon #BanTheBag

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The D WordI have spent much of the past two weeks on the beach. While much of the rest of the country…View Post

The D Word

I have spent much of the past two weeks on the beach. While much of the rest of the country…

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