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Local environmental groups petition wildlife commission for changes in protected coastal areasOrange County Register, 12-26-2023

Volunteers clear more than 1.5 tons of trash and debris from Santa Ana Delhi River Channel in Newport Beach, Los Angeles Times (Daily Pilot), 12-19-2023

$250,000 in grants to be given for Beach and Coast Accessibility Program, Orange County Register, 12-11-2023

Petition submitted to state to authorize research and restoration in O.C.’s protected marine areas, Los Angeles Times (Daily Pilot), 12-08-2023

OC Coastkeeper launches program with state to increase beach accessibilityLos Angeles Times (Daily Pilot), 12-07-2023

Sewage spill closes stretch of Laguna Beach shoreOrange County Register, 11-29-2023

Aliso Beach in South Laguna to get new camera for increased enforcementOrange County Register, 11-15-2023

Clay Facility Pollution Case Continues, Despite SCOTUS RulingBloomberg Law, 10-30-2023

California Coastal Cleanup Day already tallied 67 tons of trash, debris collectedOrange County Register, 09-25-2023

Coastal Cleanup Day sees more than 4,000 volunteers out on O.C. beachesLos Angeles Times (Daily Pilot), 09-25-2023

Revitalizing Beaches and Inland Areas: Coastal Cleanup Day Makes a Lasting ImpactVigour Times, 09-25-2023

Coastal Cleanup Day effort helps spruce up the beach, inland areas, Orange County Register, 09-23-2023

Annual Beach Cleanup Calls For Volunteers, LAist, 09-22-2023

Coastal Cleanup Day at T-Street BeachSan Clemente Times, 09-21-2023

Celebrate Coastal Cleanup Day with OC Coastkeeper, Los Angeles Times (Daily Pilot), 09-15-2023

South OC to Join State in Celebrating 39th Annual Coastal Cleanup DaySan Clemente Times, 09-08-2023

Cox Charities presented $5,000 check to OC Coastkeeper for Clean Up Program, Aliso Laguna News, 08-31-2023

OC Coastkeeper Awarded $98K National Grant For Underserved LearningPatch, 08-15-2023

State approves bill to ban sale, transport of Caulerpa algaeLos Angeles Times (Daily Pilot), 08-05-2023

Unleashed dogs near Santa Ana River mouth threaten at-risk birds. Humans are partly to blameLos Angeles Times, 08-01-2023

California passes legislation banning invasive genus of ocean algaeKEYT, 07-31-2023

A plan to bury contaminated soil in a pit under Newport Harbor is on holdOrange County Register, 07-27-2023

Marine Protected Areas along California’s coast see success in first decadeOrange County Register, 07-17-2023

Army Corps Agrees to Revisit Lower Newport Bay Dredging Project, Bloomberg Law, 07-12-2023

Hotel and 250-home project near Huntington Beach coast is up for approvalOrange County Register, 07-11-2023

O.C. Coastkeeper sweeps through H.B. for post-holiday cleanup, Los Angeles Times (Daily Pilot), 07-11-2023

How to Ensure the Safety of Dogs in Nature: A Guide, Vigour Times, 07-09-2023

Taking dogs into nature? Here’s how to keep both safeOrange County Register, 07-09-2023

Beaches trashed after July 4th crowds depart, Orange County Register, 07-05-2023

Will SoCal Regulators’ New Approach to Storm Drain Pollution Protect the Ocean or Polluters?Voice of OC, 06-29-2023

‘I Expected Worse:’ Measuring OC Beach Health After Wet WinterVoice of OC, 06-28-2023

Newport Dredging Project and Confined Aquatic Disposal (CAD) Facility Put on Hold as Environmental Impact Is ReconsideredThe Log, 06-24-2023

Council Approves Long-Term Lease for Riding ParkThe Capistrano Dispatch, 06-21-2023

Newport Beach’s CAD project on pause amid lawsuit by O.C. CoastkeeperLos Angeles Times (Daily Pilot), 06-10-2023

Armanino Celebrates Success of 15th Annual “Great Give” Day of ServiceBusiness Wire, 06-07-2023

Commentary: Funding issues threaten urgent invasive algae removal efforts in Newport BayLos Angeles Times (Daily Pilot), 06-06-2023

Laguna Beach KelpFest offers sea of information for would-be ocean stewards, Los Angeles Times (Daily Pilot), 06-06-2023

Kids Ocean Day aims at education, conservation in Huntington BeachOrange County Register, 05-23-2023

Kids Ocean Day community beach cleanup, Fox 11 Los Angeles, 05-23-2023

Pipeline behind major oil spill off coast of Orange County will soon be back in serviceABC 7, 04-11-2023

Pipeline connected to 2021 oil spill set to restart off Huntington BeachOrange County Register, 04-10-2023

Amplify Energy to Resume Use of Ruptured Pipeline that Spilt 25000 Gallons of Oil in 2021Pipeline Technology Journal, 04-12-2023

The Compost: For the love of the distressed desertOrange County Register, 04-04-2023

California Environmental Law & Policy UpdateJD Supra, 03-31-2023

OC Coastkeeper files lawsuit against U.S. Army Corps of Engineers over proposed disposal siteLos Angeles Times (Daily Pilot), 03-29-2023

Council Approves Short-Term Extension on Riding Park Lease, The Capistrano Dispatch, 03-22-2023

Legal challenges loom as plans to dredge Newport Harbor, bury contaminated sediment inch forwardOrange County Register, 03-16-2023

Friends of Newport Harbor sues U.S. Army Corps of Engineers over delayed response to FOIA requestLos Angeles Times (Daily Pilot), 03-01-2023

Orange County Coastkeeper Urges the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to Fix Environmentally Harmful Newport CAD ProjectThe Log, 02-24-2023

Coastkeeper’s SmartScape at HomeOrange Coast Magazine, 02-20-2023

How to Save Water with LandscapingOrange Coast Magazine, 02-08-2023

A World-Class System: O.C.’s Groundwater Replenishment SystemOrange Coast Magazine, 02-06-2023

Nearly 600 Pounds Of Trash Picked Off Newport Beach Shores After StormPatch, 01-30-2023

Recent king tides were an eye-opener for many CaliforniansSpectrum News 1, 01-29-2023

Newport Beach City Manager Update: Coast Cleanup, Grant FundingNewport Beach Independent, 01-29-2023

King tides return to coastal Orange County, but surf stays moderateLos Angeles Times (Daily Pilot), 01-24-2023

TANTEO TEQUILA Brings Back River Clean-Up InitiativeBroadway World, 01-20-2023

Local groups seek help clearing storm debris, trash from O.C. beaches and wetlandsLos Angeles Times (Daily Pilot), 01-19-2023

After rains, trash flushes from far inland to beaches and ocean. What’s being done to stop it?, Orange County Register, 01-18-2023

World Surf League rides wave of sustainability with the goal of protecting ’the place we find peace’Sports Business Journal, 01-09-2023


Southern California environmentalists share climate resolutions for 2023Orange County Register, 12-29-2022

SIMA Environmental Fund Board of Directors Approves $225,000 in GrantsShop Eat Surf, 12-22-2022

New plan to reduce copper in Newport Bay approved by Santa Ana Regional Water Control BoardLos Angeles Times (Daily Pilot), 12-08-2022

DRIED UP: In California, desalination offers only partial solution to growing droughtFox 5 San Diego, 12-05-2022

Corona Clay Company repeatedly violated Clean Water Act, jury saysThe Press-Enterprise, 11-28-2022

Bodycote Facility Discharges Pollutants Into Pacific, Suit SaysBloomberg Law, 11-09-2022

They used to call California ocean desalination a disaster. But water crisis brings new lookLos Angeles Times, 11-07-2022

OC Coastkeeper Disappointed in Coastal Commission’s Approval of Newport Dredging ProjectNewport Beach Independent, 11-05-2022

Newport Beach-Based OC Community Foundation Helps Raise $142K for Five NonprofitsNewport Beach Independent, 11-05-2022

Newport Beach Seeks Coastal Commission Approval for Controversial Dredging ProjectThe Log, 10-31-2022

Celebrate 50 years of the Clean Water Act at the Santa Ana River Brewing Co. on Oct. 25News Santa Ana, 10-24-2022

California Coastal Commission OKs Newport Bay dredging planHey SoCal, 10-15-2022

Coastal Commission approves Newport Bay dredging plan, CBS Los Angeles, 10-14-2022

Coastal Commission approves plan to bury contaminated sediment in Newport HarborOrange County Register, 10-14-2022

Long Beach Boaters Fight Climate Change by Restoring Native OystersThe Log, 10-04-2022

Amplify Energy gets federal approval to repair pipeline linked to 2021 oil spillOrange County Register, 10-03-2022

Coastal Advocates Decry Permit for Pipeline Repair After Massive OC SpillMy News LA, 10-02-2022

Environmentalists Decry Plans to Reopen Pipeline in Massive 2021 Orange County SpillTimes of San Diego, 10-01-2022

A year later, the Huntington Beach oil spill still is being feltOrange County Coastkeeper, 09-30-2022

Long Beach boaters fight climate change by restoring native oystersOrange County Breeze, 09-21-2022

Environmentalists band together on National Cleanup Day, Los Angeles Times (Daily Pilot), 09-20-2022

11,000+ pounds of trash collected for Orange County’s Coastal Cleanup DayOrange County Breeze, 09-20-2022

Billions in Climate Deal Funding Could Help Protect U.S. Coastal CitiesThe New York Times, 09-20-2022

Marine researchers, Long Beach boat owners, continue Olympia oyster restoration projectLong Beach Post, 09-18-2022

11,000 pounds of trash picked up in Orange County during Coastal Cleanup DayOrange County Register, 09-18-2022

More Than 11,000 Pounds of Trash Picked up in Orange County EventThe Epoch Times, 09-18-2022

More Than 11K Pounds of Trash Picked Up in Orange County EventNBC Los Angeles, 09-17-2022

Cleanup day in Orange County stops trash in its tracks before reaching the open oceanOrange County Register, 09-17-2022

Local Organizations Invite South County Community for Coastal Cleanup Day EventsDana Point Times, 09-14-2022

Huntington Beach State Park sees 190 volunteers at beach cleanup during busy summer seasonOrange County Breeze, 08-17-2022

How do Oyster Reefs Protect Shorelines with Claire ArreClimate Break, 08-15-2022

How the Vans U.S. Open of Surfing is Raising Awareness of Climate ChangeNBC Los Angeles, 08-08-2022

Check Out Orange County Coastkeeper’s VR Scuba Dive at the US Open of SurfingThe Inertia, 08-06-2022

US Open of Surfing: 8 free, fun things to do at the beach festival, Orange County Register, 08-03-2022

Safeguarding Our Coasts Through Oyster RestorationWorld Surf League, 08-02-2022

How Surfer Sage Erickson Caught Feelings for MLB Player Daniel NorrisE! News, 08-02-2022

US Open of Surfing: Everything you need to know to goOrange County Register, 07-28-2022

Can Desalination Be a Solution for Drought in SoCal?KCET, 07-22-2022

Vans US Open of Surfing: Full schedule of events, contests, Orange County Register, 07-25-2022

Vans US Open of Surfing making major comeback: What to knowOrange County Register, 07-08-2022

Orange County Coastkeeper Brings Anglers and Science Together in Upper Newport BayThe Log, 06-23-2022

‘Summer of spills’ in 2021 messed up otherwise clean ocean in Southern CaliforniaOrange County Register, 06-22-2022

1.25 tons of trash prevented from entering Newport Bay at volunteer river cleanupOrange County Breeze, 06-22-2022

Santa Ana Regional Water Quality Control Board extends study period in Newport BayLos Angeles Times (Daily Pilot), 06-17-2022

Orange County Coastkeeper “Shares Joy” with Students for a Beach CleanupThe Log, 06-16-2022

San Onofre: The Epic Journey to Close a Nuclear PlantKCET 06-07-2022

Weekly roundup: Children collect 115 pounds of trash, filmmakers address mental health, longtime teacher retires, and moreOrange County Department of Education Newsroom, 06-03-2022

A Tale Of Two Ocean Water Desalination Plants And Finding A Solution To DroughtLAist, 06-02-2022

Industrial Company Sued by Environmental Organization for Unlawful PollutionLaw Street Media, 06-01-2022

Students ‘Share Joy’ on Kids Ocean Day in Huntington Beach, The Epoch Times, 05-31-2022

Kids Ocean Day returns to Huntington Beach, Fox 11, 05-31-2022

Inland O.C. students celebrate Kids Ocean Day in Huntington BeachLos Angeles Times, 05-31-2022

Kids ‘Share Joy’ with the ocean during beach cleanupOrange County Register, 05-31-2022

Environmental Group Sues California Plater For Alleged Stormwater ViolationsFishing & Coating, 05-16-2022

Coalition Celebrates Coastal Commission’s Decision to Deny Permit for Embattled Poseidon Desal PlantDaily Kos, 05-13-2022

Plan for controversial Huntington Beach desalination plant rejectedCBS Los Angeles, 05-13-2022

Stop Poseidon Coalition Celebrates California Coastal Commission’s Decision to Unanimously Deny Permitting for Brookfield-Poseidon Huntington Beach Desalination PlantVoice of OC, 05-12-2022

Developer wants to build $1.4 billion seawater desalination plant in Huntington BeachKTLA, 05-10-2022

‘Stop Poseidon’ coalition delivers signatures to California Coastal CommissionOrange County Breeze, 05-07-2022

Orange County Coastkeeper Sues Owner of Metal Finishing Facility Under Clean Water ActLaw Street Media, 05-06-2022

Orange County Coastal Keepers Host Workshop to Decommission Oil Rigs off the CoastThe Log, 05-05-2022

TimesOC: Cities look to crime-ridden motels to help solve homelessnessLos Angeles Times (TimesOC), 04-29-2022

The heated debate over desalination in Huntington BeachSpectrum News 1, 04-27-2022

Wildlife experts fear seabird deaths as red tide washes up near Newport PierLos Angeles Times (Daily Pilot), 04-27-2022

Drought boon or boondoggle? Critics blast Poseidon desalination plan as crucial vote loomsLos Angeles Times (Daily Pilot), 04-26-2022

Drought boon or boondoggle? Critics blast Poseidon desalination plan as crucial vote looms,, 04-25-2022

Here are a few ways to celebrate Earth Day in OC and on the coastOrange County Register, 04-18-2022

Patch of invasive algae species discovered about 1.5 miles away from China Cove in Newport HarborLos Angeles Times (Daily Pilot), 04-15-2022

Beach cleanup at Bolsa Chica ends with a dance party on the sand, Los Angeles Times (Daily Pilot), 04-12-2022

Orange County Coastkeeper Hosts Workshop at Balboa Pavilion on Retiring Offshore Oil RigsNewport Beach Independent, 04-11-2022

Desalination in Doheny is making progressThe Log, 04-01-2022

Have Water and Power Officials in Orange County Figured Out a Way to Meet in Secret?Voice of OC, 03-23-2022

Sand restoration project receives federal funding to combat coastal erosion on O.C. beaches, Los Angeles Times (Daily Pilot), 03-18-2022

Invasive algae species in Newport Harbor is not 100% gone, eradication expected over next few yearsLos Angeles Times (Daily Pilot), 03-17-2022

Tapping In: Water District Seeks San Clemente as Potential Partner for Ocean Desal Project, San Clemente Times, 03-10-2022

Doheny desalination plant easily wins first state approval, Orange County Register, 03-09-2022

Poseidon vows 100% clean energy for desalination plant in Huntington Beach, Orange County Register, 02-22-2022

Bolsa Chica Annexation? + Could Poseidon Plant Survive Floods?Patch, 02-12-2022

Simulation shows flooding of $1.4 billion Poseidon desalination plant in Huntington BeachOrange County Register, 02-11-2022

Tides of Change Thanks to Big Decisions in 2021 for LA’s Coast, Heal the Bay, 02-10-2022

“More Water Now” campaign refocusing for the 2024 ballotOrange County Breeze, 02-07-2022

Corona Clay Seeks High Court Review of Water Pollution DisputeBloomberg Law, 01-28-2022

Tanteo Tequila Dedicates National Spicy Margarita Day to Local River RestorationsGreen Matters, 01-25-2022

Orange County Surge in Litter Negatively Impacts Residents and Wildlife, New University, 01-20-2022

OC Taps Into New Water Source, Raising Concerns About ContaminationNew University, 01-19-2022

Tanteo Tequila Announces Nationwide River Cleanup Initiative To Commemorate National Spicy Margarita DayBevNet, 01-17-2022

Invest in housing, people instead of corporate welfareCapitol Weekly, 01-17-2022

Orange County’s Coastal Waters Plagued by Trash, SewageVoice of OC, 01-03-2022


Opposition surfaces to ballot measure: “More Water Now,” Escalon Times, 12-28-2021

16 environmental justice, tribal and fishing groups announce opposition to ‘More Water Now’, Daily Kos, 12-22-2021

Environmentalists sound alarm over proposed water initiativeOrange County Register, 12-17-2021

Will Poseidon’s HB Desal Plant Take State Money Away from Low-Income Housing?Voice of OC, 12-14-2021

Community Corner, Patch, 12-12-2021

San Juan Capistrano picks current operator to run Rancho Mission Viejo Riding ParkOrange County Register, 12-12-2021

Volunteers help spruce up the coast after rains, Orange County Register, 12-11-2021

Beach-Loving Families Clean Up Orange County Coast SaturdayPatch, 12-10-2021

Around Town: ‘Fiesta Holiday’ to parade off the coast in south O.C.Los Angeles Times, 12-10-2021

Coachella Valley water plan shows plenty on tap through 2045. But will supply really hold up?The Desert Sun, 12-05-2021

Whistleblowers Say a Santa Ana Sheet Metal Factory is Unsafe, Polluting WaterVoice of OC, 12-01-2021

Failures of California’s first plan to stop offshore oil drilling cast shadow over new effortsLos Angeles Times, 11-29-2021

Columbia Steel Agrees to Pay $500,000 to Settle Pollution SuitBloomberg Law, 11-23-2021

‘You Have Something to Hide:’ Amplify Energy Absent Again from State Hearing on OC Oil SpillVoice of OC, 11-16-2021

State committee hearing on OC oil spill set for Monday, Orange County Register, 11-13-2021

Should the Orange County Offshore Oil Platforms be Dismantled?Voice of OC, 11-09-2021

Corona Clay Denied Rehearing Over Water Pollution Permit Review, Bloomberg Law, 11-05-2021

Before Oil Spill, Some OC Cities Questioned For Ignoring Their Expert Coastal PanelsVoice of OC, 10-12-2021

California Politics: The oil won’t come out easilyLos Angles Times, 10-08-2021

How you can help with oil spill cleanup efforts, Los Angeles Times, 10-04-2021

Company suspected in oil spill had dozens of violationsFox 40, 10-04-2021

The Potential Unseen Wildlife Impacts of Orange County’s Oil Spill, Voice of OC, 10-04-2021

Did Lax Federal Oversight Fail to Prevent the Massive Oil Spill Off OC’s Coast?, Voice of OC, 10-04-2021

Lawsuit Seeks to Block Poseidon Desalination Plant in Huntington Beach, The Orange County Register, 09-28-2021

Ninth Circuit rules in favor of Inland Empire Waterkeeper in case against Corona Clay CompanyOC Breeze, 09-28-2021

OC Coastal Cleanup Day makes positive environmental impact, Coast Report, 09-22-2021

San Juan Capistrano Council Hears Long-Term Use Proposals for Rancho Mission Viejo Riding Park, The Capistrano Dispatch, 09-22-2021

9th Circuit resets water pollution ruling in light of SCOTUS Maui case, Reuters, 09-21-2021

Volunteers pick up thousands of debris for Coastal Cleanup Day, Daily Titan, 09-21-2021

Volunteers clean up Orange County beaches on International Coastal Clean-up Day, KTLA, 09-18-2021

‘Protect Your Happy Place’ of Newport Beach on Coastal Cleanup Day Sept. 18, Newport Beach Independent, 09-17-2021

California Coastal Cleanup Day returns to in-person hunts for trashThe Orange County Register, 09-13-2021

Apodaca: It may be easy to ignore for now, but climate change will have an impact on Orange County, Daily Pilot, 09-01-2021

Green O.C. includes ocean blue, Orange County Community Foundation, 08-26-2021

Orange County Coastkeeper sues companies over water discharge from industrial plant, Southern California Record, 08-03-2021

Coastkeeper joins effort in Newport Bay against invasive algae, OC Breeze, 07-27-2021

Your love for fresh oysters can help the planet, National Geographic, 07-27-2021

Questions about future of Rancho Mission Viejo Riding Park prompts fears of fading horse culture in San Juan Capistrano, The Orange County Register, 07-26-2021

Invasive Algae Posing Threat To Newport Beach Waters, CBSN Los Angeles, 07-26-2021

K&L Gates Defends Recycling Company Against Claims of Pollution of Southern California Waterways, The Recorder, 07-23-2021

Orange County Coastkeeper says region is well-equipped to handle drought for now, OC Breeze, 07-18-2021

Orange County Coastkeeper to host public cleanup at Huntington State Beach, OC Breeze, 07-12-2021

Source of Oil Spill off San Clemente Island Remains Unidentified, Dana Point Times, 07-09-2021

Mystery at Sea: Source of Oil Spill off San Clemente Island Remains Unidentified, San Clemente Times, 07-08-2021

Research solidarity with communities, UCI News, 07-01-2021

San Juan Capistrano pauses planning for riding park leases to get any affordable housing pitches firstThe Orange County Register, 06-25-2021

San Clemente Disbands Coastal Advisory Committee Amidst Numerous Beach CrisesVoice of OC, 06-19-2021

Equestrian Community Advocates for Keeping Horses a Priority at Riding Park, The Capistrano Dispatch, 06-16-2021

How oysters and seagrass could help the California coast adapt to rising seasGrist, 06-15-2021

Orange County Students Participate In Kids World Ocean Day 2021Patch, 06-9-2021

California Students Illustrate Protection for World Oceans Day, ENS Newswire, 06-8-2021

L.A.-Area Recycler Pollutes California Waters, Lawsuit Says (1), Bloomberg Law, 06-8-2021

In Our Backyard No. 5: Sea level rise means life on California’s beaches is ending up on the rocks, KCRW, 05-20-2021

The environmental problem with single-use face masks and why we need to make a change, Lariat Saddleback College, 05-17-2021

OC Parks Amends Application for Corona del Mar Visitor Dock, The Log, 05-15-2021

Long Beach Harbor Commission Announces $409,000 In Community Sponsorships, My News LA, 05-13-2021

Join a Golden Road-Led Clean-up in Honor of Earth Month, NBC Los Angeles, 04-17-21

Want to help out the planet? Events offer opportunities to give back for Earth Day, The Orange County Register, 04-16-21

Dog Haven Threatens Endangered Birds, Voice of OC, 04-15-21

California Court of Appeal Upholds State Lands Commission Approval of Huntington Beach Seawater Desalination Plant, Voice of OC, 04-12-21

San Juan Capistrano Equestrian Community Works to Preserve Culture Amid Concerns It Could Vanish, The Capistrano Dispatch, 04-09-21

Orange County Coastkeeper launches 20-year vision to protect the region’s water quality, Stu News Laguna, 03-23-21

Coastkeeper Partners with Long Beach Yacht Club to Restore Olympia Oyster PopulationsThe Log, 03-13-21

Discarded Restaurant Oyster Shells Used to Help Hurting SpeciesSpectrum News 1, 03-05-21

Here’s how you can help restore native oysters in Long BeachABC 7, 02-26-21

Can struggling oyster population be revived using shells on a string?, The Orange County Register, 02-21-21

Marine researchers team up with Long Beach boat owners in an effort to restore Olympia oyster populationsLong Beach Post, 02-20-21

Effort Set in Long Beach to Try to Restore Olympia Oyster PopulationsKFI AM 640,02-20-21

Tentative order released for controversial Poseidon water projectDaily Pilot, 02-16-21

Laguna Beach settles sewage spill case for $1.5 million, half earmarked for system upgradeLaguna Beach Independent, 02-08-21

City Considers Next Steps for Water Improvements at Eastern Open SpaceThe Capistrano Dispatch, 02-03-21

Does a plastic bag stuck on whale’s mouth indicate more ocean trash?, The Orange County Register, 01-19-21


Commentary: Governor’s talk on environment falls short when it comes to the Poseidon project, Daily Pilot, 12-03-20

Insider’s Guide for the Newport Beach City Council Meeting on Nov. 24, Newport Beach Independent, 11-20-20

King Tides arrive this weekend, give glimpse into the future for California’s coastline, The Orange County Register, 11-13-20

Orange County Coastkeeper encourages local residents to “Imagine a Day Without Water” , STU News Report, 10-23-20

Environmental lawyer joins OC Coastkeeper , Stu News Newport, 10-02-20

Coastal Cleanup Day Transitions into Monthlong Volunteer Effort Amid Pandemic , San Clemente Times, 09-17-20

Annual Coastal Cleanup Day Becomes Monthlong Event in OC , The Epoch Times, 09-16-20

Coastal Cleanup Day switches to month-long effort amid coronavirus restrictions , The Orange County Register, 09-08-20

Inaugural Coastal Cleanup Month in September encourages self-guided cleanups , Stu News Newport, 08-28-20

Orange County Coastkeeper welcomes new Membership Advisory Committee , Stu News Newport, 08-18-20

Brown: Why the Poseidon Permit Adoption Hearing Must be Accessible to All Communities, Voice of OC, 07-29-20

Controversial Poseidon Desalination Plant in Huntington Beach Set For Hearings This Week, Daily Pilot, 07-28-20

Poseidon’s Desalination Plant Faces Day of Reckoning, The Orange County Register, 07-27-20

Bird Lovers Skeptical of Efforts to End Illegal Dog Beach in Newport Beach, The Orange County Register, 07-09-20

County Proposing More Signs, Enforcement to Curb Use of ‘Unofficial’ Dog Beach at Santa Ana River, The Orange County Register, 07-06-20

Orange County Coastkeeper Founder Garry Brown honored with ‘Hero Award’, San Bernardino Sun, 6-26-20

Sustaining Orange County: Volunteer Opportunities, OrangeCoast Magazine, 06-16-20

From Coastal Dunes to Kelp Farms, Honda Marine Science Foundation Supports New Conservation Projects Across America, PR News Wire, 06-04-20

Alternative desalination project to be studied for Doheny beach, The Orange County Register, 05-29-20

Enjoy Virtual Garden Tours, Concerts, and More From Home, Orange Coast Magazine, 05-13-20

Earth Day celebrates 50 years: Ways to mark the milestone from or near home, Daily Breeze, 04-21-20

Orange County Coastkeeper celebrates judgment ruling for water quality improvements in Santa Ana River, OC-Breeze, 04-15-20

Can oysters be the answer to eroding shorelines, Daily Democrat, 03-25-20

O.C. In Bloom: 10 Must-See Gardens in Orange CountyOrange Coast Magazine, 03-16-20

Oysters return to Long Beach’s Alamitos Bay, The Gunion, 03-12-20

Can oysters be the answer to eroding California shorelinesEast Bay Times, 03-08-20

Can oysters be the answer to eroding shorelinesPress Telegram, 03-07-20

New project kicks off to restore native oyster beds in Alamitos Bay, Long Beach Post News, 01-24-20

“The Tomato Guy” to Host Free Workshop at Coastkeeper Garden, Aliso Laguna News, 01-22-20

Orange County Coastkeeper releases its 2019 annual report, BC Water News, 01-21-20

From oysters to armadillos, students explore science, CSU Long Beach News, 01-01-20

Golden Road Brewing opens a waterfront pub in Huntington Beach at Peter’s Landing, The Orange County Register, 01-06-20


Free Pollinator Plant Give Away at Coastkeeper Garden, Fullerton Observer, 12-14-19

Community Opposition Continues to Mobilize Against on Poseidon Desalination project, Voice of OC, 12-11-19

Poseidon protest coverage, KABC-7 (ABC), 12-6-19

Poseidon protest coverage, KTTV-11 (Fox), 12-6-19

HB residents protest Poseidon desalination plant, Estrella, 12-6-19, 

Huntington Beach residents protest desalination plant, Telemundo 15, 12-6-19

FIGHT POSEIDON TODAY – important Water Board (SARWQCB) in HB!, Orange Juice Blog, 12-6-19

Residentes de OC temen alza en el costo del agua, La Opinion, 12-8-19

Protests against plans for a desalination plant in Huntington Beach, KNX 1070 Radio, 12-6-19

Santa Ana Regional Water Quality Control board hears public comment about Poseidon permit, Southern California Public Radio, KPCC-FM, 12-6-19

Residents voice opposition and support for H.B. desalination plant at regional water board hearing, Daily Pilot, 12-6-2019

Huntington Beach desalination plant eyes approval, but foes turn out in force, The Orange County Register, 12-6-19

Coastkeeper Garden and Native Sons Nursery to host free pollinator plant give away, Orange County Breeze, 12-5-19

Syringes, stuffed animals, a $1 bill: Beachgoers hit the coast to collect trash after storms, The Orange County Register, 12-5-19

Huntington Beach desalination plant appears headed for a key approval, Daily Pilot, 11-27-19

Join Coastkeeper and Sierra Club on a walking tour of rarely explored Huntington Beach Wetlands and more, Orange County Breeze, 11-22-19

Around Town: Take a walk to the wild side during HB Wetlands tour, Daily Pilot, 11-21-19

Free Walking Tour of Huntington Beach Wetlands, OC Weekly, 11-20-19

On board: Janice Sclafani appointed to Coastkeeper’s board, Orange County Register, 11-4-19

Workshop to cover rules for Marine Protected Areas, Daily Pilot, 11-4-19

Marine Protected Areas Compliance Workshop at UC Irvine, OC Weekly, 11-4-19

Workshop to discuss enforcement of protected marine areas, Daily Pilot, 10-31-19

Orange County Coastkeeper announces newest board member Janice Sclafani, Orange County Breeze, 10-28-19

OC Coastkeeper names Newport Beach resident as new board member, Stu News Newport, 10-25-19

New Coastkeeper Board Member Focuses On Sustainability,, 10-23-19

Coastkeeper to host Town Hall meeting on Oct. 15 in Huntington Beach, Orange County Breeze, 10-12-19

Poseidon town hall scheduled in H.B., Daily Pilot, 10-11-19

Desalination: Poseidon still trying to plant its trident into Huntington Beach, The Log, 10-10-19

California must defend its environmental protection laws, Capitol Weekly, 10-4-19

Eelgrass, Oyster Restoration in Upper Newport Bay, Newport Beach Indy, 10-3-19

Coastkeeper teaches residents about ember wildfires, Daily Titan, 9-29-19

Laptop, electric scooters and positive pregnancy test? Interesting finds among debris during Coastal Cleanup Day at beaches and beyond, Orange County Register, 9-24-19

Residents pitch in at south county beaches during California Coastal Cleanup Day, Orange County Register, 9-24-19

The Coast is clear as volunteers help out for California Coastal Cleanup Day, Orange County Register, 9-23-19

The Coast is clear as volunteers help out for California Coastal Cleanup Day, The Beach Reporter, 9-23-19

Coastal Clean Up Day – Orange County Beaches, Jazz 88.5, 9-21-19

Coastkeeper Coastal Cleanup Day and FireScape Workshop Info, Aliso Laguna News, 9-18-19

County seeks after-the-fact permission for Harbor Patrol changes to dock and beach access in NewportDaily Pilot, 9-14-19

Panel to discuss rules for dogs at Newport’s beaches and parksDaily Pilot, 9-6-19

Thousands to Pick Up Trash in Orange County During World’s Largest Cleanup Event, Jazz 88.5, 9-6-19

New FireScape Workshop to Show Orange County Residents How to Prepare Homes Against Fire Risk, Aliso Laguna News, 8-23-19

‘Firescape’ Workshop designed to help you create defensible space for your home, Mission Viejo News, 8-23-19

Coastal Sage Scrub Habitat Restoration on Tap for Crystal Cove, Newport Beach Indy, 8-16-19

Coastal Sage Restoration on Tap for Crystal Cove, Laguna Beach Independent, 8-16-19

Coastkeeper: New Study About Climate Change Impacts on Oyster Habitats, Aliso Laguna News, 8-9-2019

How Sea-Level Rise Will Change Orange County, OC Weekly, 8-1-2019

Scrutiny grows over whether small, south county water district can afford desalination plantOrange County Register, 7-26-2019

Judge Upholds Order to Remove Seawall, Laguna Beach Independent, 7-25-2019

Restoring Upper Newport BayStu News Newport, 7-9-2019

City Extends Blenheim Contract to Mange Riding Park, The Capistrano Dispatch, 7-3-2019

Water Saviors? An Orange County-Based Organization Lands in the Coachella Valley and Promises to Help Solve the Area’s Water WoesCV Independent, 6-27-2019

It’s a Pollination Celebration at Orange County Coastkeeper Garden, Orange County Register, 6-19-2019

Orange County Coastkeeper: Defending Clean Water for 20 Years, Impakter, 6-18-2019

Long Beach’s Coast is Polluted. This Pile of Gnarly Rocks is Part of the Reason, LAist/KPCC, 6-14-2019

Beach Cleanups, Including in O.C., Mark World Oceans DayOrange County Register, 6-8-2019

Volunteers Get Dirty Restoring the Newport Bay Ecosystem Through Oyster Restoration, Great Taste Magazine, 6-7-2019

Researchers Count on Oysters to Help Clean Upper Newport Bay, Orange County Register, 6-7-2019

Around Town: Wooden Boat Festival coming to Newport Beach this Weekend, Los Angeles Times, 6-6-2019

On World Oceans Day, Here’s How to Celebrate the Southern California Seas, Orange County Register, 6-6-2019

Volunteers to Lay Oyster Beds Across the Newport Beach Coastline, Aliso Laguna News, 6-6-2019

Volunteers to Cleanup Litter in Huntington Beach Saturday June 8, Aliso Laguna News, 6-4-2019

At 20, Orange County Coastkeeper Plans to ‘Keep Fighting the Good Fight’, Los Angeles Times, 5-31-2019

Oyster Rehabilitation Project Protects and Revives Living ShorelineSpectrum News 1, 5-23-2019

Huntington Beach Desalination Plant: How It Might Have Been Operating By Now, Orange County Register, 5-22-2019

Thousands of Kids, Volunteers are Tidying Up These Southern California Beaches as Summer NearsOrange County Register, 5-21-2019

Students Form Giant Whale at Huntington State Beach for Kids Ocean DayLos Angeles Times, 5-21-2019

Hundreds of Students Form Large Art Display on Beach for Kids Ocean Day, The Hill, 5-21-2019

Why Orange County and California’s Drinking Water Should Not Go To WasteLos Angeles Times, 5-20-2019

Youth Hostile [A Clockwork Orange]OC Weekly, 5-16-2019

Orange County Coastkeeper Marks 20 Years of Protecting the Ocean — But There’s More Work To Be DoneOrange County Register, 5-16-2019

Around Town: Field of Honor Flag Display Returns to Newport BeachLos Angeles Times, 5-16-2019

What’s in the Santa Ana River? Environmentalists Conduct Tests, Collect Trash at Homeless CampsPress-Enterprise, 5-10-2019

Newport Boaters Protest Efforts to Phase Out Toxic PaintsOrange County Register, 5-10-2019

Regional Water Quality Board to Hold Meetings in Newport Beach About Proposed Regulation of Copper in Bay, Los Angeles Times, 5-8-2019

Coastkeeper to Urge Water Board to Accelerate Newport Bay Copper Pollution ReductionAliso Laguna News, 5-7-2019

Hundreds of Students to Create Aerial Art for Kids Ocean Day on May 21Aliso Laguna News, 5-2-2019

What Does a Lack of Sea Urchins Mean for Kelp in Laguna’s Protected Reserves?, Orange County Register, 4-26-2019

Around Town: America’s Family Pet Expo Comes to OC Fair & Event Center, Los Angeles Times, 4-25-2019

Coastkeeper Garden in Orange is Bursting with Color, Orange County Breeze, 4-23-2019

Did You Miss the “Super Bloom”? Our Free and Family-Friendly Garden Is Bursting with Color, Aliso Laguna News, 4-23-2019

Orange County Osteobiologics Company Gives Back to the Planet with Beach Cleanup, BusinessWire, 4-22-2019

‘Debris Free Seas’ is Theme for Annual Kelpfest, Laguna Beach Indy, 4-18-2019

Stingrays, Sponges and Snails Teach Costa Mesa High Students About Coastal Biodiversity, Orange County Register, 4-3-2019

Costa Mesa High School Environmental Science Students Collect Samples, Data in the Back Bay, Daily Pilot, 4-3-2019

Poseidon Optimism Grows For Desalination Plant But Several Hurdles Remain, Orange County Register, 3-22-2019

Regional Water Board to Hear Update on H.B. Desalination Project, Which Study Says Poses Financial Risk, Los Angeles Times, 3-21-2019

Tap Dance [A Clockwork Orange], OC Weekly, 3-14-2019

Poseidon Is A Bad Deal For Orange County, Orange County Register, 3-13-2019

MWDOC Study Finds Better Options Than Poseidon, OC Weekly, 3-8-2019

Questions Abound About Poseidon’s Proposed Desalination Plant, The Log, 2-21-2019

Community Invited to Learn How to Lower Monthly Water Bill and Beautify Homes, Orange County Breeze, 2-14-2019

How to Care for Outdoor SucculentsMartha Stewart, 1-29-2019

Volunteers Team Up for Huntington Beach Cleanup, Donate to Coast Guard MembersABC 7 Eyewitness News, 1-26-2019

Gardening Datebook: Classes, Workshops and More Near YouLos Angeles Times, 1-25-2019

Rent! Tuition! Pet Food! So Cal is helping…Orange County Register, 1-24-2019

Around Town: Jazz Concert Series Opens Wednesday in Laguna BeachDaily Pilot, 1-24-2019

This Beach Cleanup Aims to Help Federal Workers Affected by the Government ShutdownOrange County Register, 1-24-2019

SATURDAY: Volunteers Invited to Clean Up Beach and Bring Donations to Support Local Coast Guard FamiliesAliso Laguna News, 1-23-2019

O.C. Coastkeeper Invites Volunteers to Beach Cleanup and Bring Donations for Government WorkersThe Log, 1-23-2019

Free Workshop: How to Yield More Than 50 Pounds of Tomatoes on One PlantAliso Laguna News, 1-22-2019

Gardening Calendar: Workshops, Classes and More in the L.A. AreaLos Angeles Times, 1-16-2019

City Releases First Quarter Financials for Fiscal 2018-19, The Capistrano Dispatch, 1-11-2019

Do You Know Your Nearest Marine Protected Area? Learn More at This Discussion ThursdayOrange County Register, 1-9-2019

Around Town: Costa Mesa Fire Captain is Named Battalion ChiefDaily Pilot, 1-4-2019

Le Plastique N’Est Plus Si Fantastique, RTS Swiss Public Radio, 1-4-2019


New Project Kicks Off to Restore Native Oyster Beds in Alamitos BayLong Beach Post, 12-24-2018

Orange County Coastkeeper Seeks to Restore Oyster Bed at Alamitos BayThe Log, 12-18-2018

At Orange County ‘Dog Beach,’ Environmentalists Urge Officials to Protect Bird Habitat ThereKTLA 5, 12-14-2018

Activists Urge Protection for Threatened Birds at Orange County ‘Dog Beach’San Diego Union-Tribune, 12-14-2018

More Needs to Be Done to Protect Threatened Birds at River Jetty ‘Dog Beach,’ Environmentalists SayOrange County Register, 12-13-2018

Illegal Dog Beach at Santa Ana River Mouth Endangers Rare Birds Experts SayOrange County Register, 12-11-2018

Orange County Coastkeeper Releases 2017 Data on Human Activity in Marine Protected AreasThe Coto de Caza News, 12-10-2018

County Solicits Public Input on Westminster Watershed Flood RisksDaily Pilot, 11-09-2018

City of Newport Beach Must Protect its Coastal TreasuresDaily Pilot, 11-02-2018

Garden Grove School Celebrates its ‘Outdoor Laboratory’: Water-Efficient Landscaping as Educational as it is ScenicOrange County Register, 10-23-2018

‘It’s Unfortunate, but What are You Going to Do?’ Navy’s Planned Overhaul of Anaheim Bay Depot Draws Muted ObjectionsOrange County Register, 10-12-2018

Letters to the Editor: Post Coastal Cleanup DayDana Point Times, 9-21-2018

Orange County families deserve transparent communication about San Onofre nuclear plant, Orange County Register, 9-20-2018

Letter: Post-Coastal Cleanup, Let’s Focus on Microplastic, Sustainable LivingLaguna Beach Independent, 9-20-2018

Rainwater  Capture Systems at Wate and Recycling Facilities Improve Santa Ana River Water QualityOrange County Breeze, 9-18-2018

Thousands of Orange County Volunteers Fight Coastal Pollution with World’s Largest Beach CleanupAliso Laguna News, 9-18-2018

Saturday’s California Coastal Cleanup Sets Record in Cleaning Beaches, Waterways and TrailsOrange County Register, 9-17-2018

The O.C. coast is clear, thanks to volunteers who helped on California Coastal Cleanup DayOrange County Register, 9-16-2018

Editor’s Pick: Coastal Cleanup DayDana Point Times, 9-13-2018

Around Town: Arts and Science Family Festival Set for SaturdayDaily Pilot, 9-13-2018

Coastal Cleanup Day is Saturday; here’s how you can participate in Southern CaliforniaPasadena Star News, 9-12-2018

Coastal Cleanup Day is Saturday; here’s how you can participate in Southern CaliforniaOrange County Register, 9-12-2018

Coastal Cleanup Day is Saturday; here’s how you can participate in Southern CaliforniaWhittier Daily News, 9-12-2018

Coastal Cleanup Day is Saturday; here’s how you can participate in Southern CaliforniaLos Angeles Daily News, 9-12-2018

Cleanup Day is Saturday; here’s how you can participate in Southern CaliforniaThe Press Telegram, 9-12-2018

Coastal Cleanup Day is Saturday; here’s how you can participate in Southern CaliforniaThe Daily Breeze, 9-12-2018

San Juan Capistrano Settles Pollution Lawsuit Over Horse Center, Will Pay $2.9 millionOrange County Register, 9-10-2018

Thousands to Defend Local Waters from Pollution with World’s Largest Trash CleanupAliso Laguna News, 9-10-2018

Lawsuit Settled Over Allegations of Illegally Discharged Water, NBC Southern California, 9-8-2018

City of San Juan Capistrano, Bleheim Facility Management, LLC, and OC Coastkeeper Agree to Settle LitigationVoice of OC, 9-8-2018

San Juan Capistrano, Blenheim Facility Managment Settle Lawsuit Regarding Riding ParkThe Capistrano Dispatch, 9-7-2018

City of San Juan Capistrano, Blenheim Facility Management Settle Lawsuit Involving Riding ParkLegal Reader, 9-7-2018

Doheny Proposal Proves It’s Possible to do Desalination Right in Orange CountyLos Angeles Times, 9-6-2018

Artist Turns 1500 Cigarette Butts into Albatross Sculpture for Coastal Cleanup Day , Orange County Register, 9-6-2018

Volunteers Sought for Coastal Cleanup DayThe Capistrano Dispatch, 9-5-2018

Registration Now Open for Coastal Cleanup Day, Sept. 15Dana Point Times, 9-1-2018

Around Town: Virtual reality comes to O.C. Fair with iBuyPower GameFestDaily Pilot, 8-9-2018

Updated: Laguna Couple Fined $1M for Illegal Home ConstructionLaguna Beach Indy, 8-9-2018

Environmental forums across Southern California will focus on oil drilling, public landsOrange County Register8-21-2018

Businesses join environmentalists to warn Trump’s oil drilling plan might hurt California tourismOrange County Register, 8-23-3018

Thousands of Orange County Volunteers to Fight Coastal Pollution with World’s Largest Beach Clean UpAliso Laguna News, 8-28-2018

Registration Now Open for Coastal Cleanup Day, Sept. 15San Clemente Times, 8-29-2018

Save San Onofre Coalition Meeting Addresses ‘Threats’ to TrestlesSan Clemente Times, 8-30-2018

Coastal Cleanup Day Returns Sept. 15Laguna Beach Indy, 8-30-2018

O.C. Water District approves updated terms for buying water from H.B. desalination plant if Poseidon gets final permitsDaily Pilot, 7-20-2018

Demonstrators protest Poseidon’s proposed desalination plant along PCH– Daily Pilot, 7-14-2018

Saturday Checklist: Clean Huntington Beach, Write Letters, Protest Desalination Plant– OC Weekly, 7-13-2018

Environmentalists plan to protest proposed Poseidon desalination plant– Daily Pilot, 7-12-2018

CEMEX USA enhancing stormwater management at three ready-mix plants in California– Aggregates Manager, 7-11-2018

CEMEX and California Clean-Water Advocacy Groups Reach Agreement– Aliso Laguna News, 7-10-2018

Ocean Farming May be Key to Saving Seafood SupplyNBC4, 7-7-2018

O.C. Water District delays vote on Huntington Beach desalination project’s rate planDaily Pilot, 6-7-2018

Dozens of volunteers show love for the ocean by patrolling protected coastal environmentsAliso Laguna News, 6-7-2018

“Trump and Pruitt are waging an all-out attack”: Inside the battle to save California’s waterVanity Fair, 6-6-2018

50 Scouts and Community Members to Make Creek Sparkle at Irvine Regional ParkAliso Laguna News, 6-5-2018

Desalination Deal Draws Criticism from Groups Concerned about Water AffordabilityVoice of Orange County, 6-1-2018

Researchers to study whether seagrass could combat effects of climate change – The Log, 5-31-2018

Researchers in Newport optimistic that eelgrass can reduce carbon and acidity in seawaterDaily Pilot, 5-30-2018

Celebrating Kids Ocean Day With Big Waves And A Day At The Beach – Eco Friendly Mama

Here are Poseidon’s final steps to building a desalination plantGrove City Review, 5-24-2018

Students form a human wave at Huntington State Beach to promote clean water – Daily Pilot, 5-24-2018

Tale of three desalination plants: Why the Doheny proposal is winning over some skeptics – OC Register, 5-23-2018

Kids Ocean Day celebrates 25 years of educating youth to keep beaches clean – OC Register, 5-21-2018

This Week in Clean Beaches: Hands Across the Sand, Eelgrass Beds, Kids Ocean DayOC Weekly, 5-17-2018

Foundation Spotlight: Inland Empire Waterkeeper urges all to learn about, swim in Santa Ana RiverPress Enterprise, 5-17-2018

Around Town: OC Night Market comes to Costa Mesa this weekend – Daily Pilot, 5-15-2018

Poseidon desalination plant: What to know about its pros and cons for Southern California water – The Beach Reporter, 5-7-2018

Surf Contest That Focuses On Building Environmental Awareness — Drains to Ocean – MENAFN, 5-2-2018

Crack in the Creek: New data shows high bacteria, pollution levels in Riding Park near San Juan Creek – The Capistrano Dispatch, 4-27-2018

Local events to celebrate Earth Day this weekend – Daily Pilot, 4-19-2018

Threatened shorebirds improve with new incubators and aviary at Huntington wildlife center – LA Times, 4-19-2018

Orphaned Western snowy plover chicks find a new home in Huntington Beach – OC Register, 4-18-2018

OC wildlife center opening new facility for endangered snowy plover – ABC 7, 4-17-2018

Dirty Heads and Orange County Coastkeeper will host a beach cleanup on Earth Day – OC Register, 4-10-2018

Dirty Heads, Coastkeepter to host beach clean up on Earth Day – OC Breeze, 4-6-2018

California State Auditor: Government Agency SOCWA Misreported Financial Statements for 15 Years – Voice of OC, 3-28-2018

Our economy runs on swimmable, drinkable, fishable waters: Letters – OC Register, 3-21-2018

Arizona Considers Desalination Options for Future Water Supply – News Weekly, 3-12-2018

California Fish Experts: Delta Tunnels Could Help Save Native Species – News Weekly, 3-9-2018

US doesn’t need Orange County’s coast to achieve energy independence – OC Register, 3-8-2018

Coastkeeper and Bronze Foundry Settle Lawsuit Over Polluted Runoff – OC Weekly, 3-5-2018

Orange County Coastkeeper and Huntington Beach foundry reach historic agreement to improve water quality – OC Breeze, 3-1-2018

Huntington Beach foundry settles environmental lawsuit filed by local groupDaily Pilot, 3-1-2018

Orange County activists gather at Victoria Beach to protest off-shore drilling – OC Register, 2-23-2018

Earth Friendly Products host the greenest policy makers of Washington – OC Breeze, 2-16-2018

Video: Paddleboarder has close encounter with gray whale off Laguna Beach – OC Register, 2-12-2018

Trump: Drill, Baby, Drill; Laguna Beach Ralliers on Main Beach: Chill, Baby, Chill – OC Weekly, 2-5-2018

Demonstrators gather on beach in Laguna to oppose new offshore drilling – LA Times, 2-3-2018

How to improve the household economy by growing their own food and saving water – Univision, 2-3-2018

Coastkeeper expands free water-wise workshops for underserved communities in Orange County – Buena Park Independent, 1-31-2018

Orange County Coastkeeper Garden to Host Tomato Harvesting Workshop – Celeb Bistro, 1-31-2018

Coastkeeper expands free water-wise workshops for underserved communities in Orange CountyOC Daily Digest, 1-25-2018

Coastkeeper expands free water-wise workshops for underserved communities in Orange CountyOC Breeze, 1-25-2018

Newport Bay makes 2017 National “Waters to Watch” List – Pacific Fish Habit, 1-16-2018

Hotel projects top list of issues entering 2018 in San Juan Capistrano – OC Register, 1-3-2018


Around Town: Orange County Coastkeeper reaches 20,000 pounds of collected trash – LA Times, 12-13-2017

$300,0000 settlement with concrete mixing facilities to benefit wildlife restoration – OC Breeze, 12-12-2017

To Desalinate or Not to Desalinate: UCI Debate Over Controversial Proposed Huntington Beach Plant – Voice of OC, 12-11-2017

Needles, vodka bottles, cigarette butts: beach cleanup marks 20,000 pounds in 6 years – OC Register, 12-11-2017

Needles, vodka bottles, cigarette butts: beach cleanup marks 20,000 pounds in 6 years – Fire News Feed, 12-9-2017

How to renew and protect your yard and garden after a devastating fireOC Register, 12-8-2017

A trashy milestone: Coastkeeper expects to hit 20,000 pounds of debris collected from O.C beaches – Fire News Feed, 12-6-2017

A trashy milestone: Coastkeeper expects to hit 20,000 pounds of debris collected from O.C beaches – OC Register, 12-6-2017

Home and garden events for the week of Dec. 10 – OC Register, 11-29-2017

5 free fun things to do in Orange County this week, Nov. 26-Dec. 2 – OC Register, 11-26-2017

Home and garden events, Nov. 25-Dec. 2 – OC Register, 11-25-2017

Executive Summary for November 24th – News Deeply, 11-24-2017

OC Coastkeeper, others challenge State Lands Commission vote on HB desal project – OC Breeze, 11-20-2017

Public interest groups challenge State Lands Commission vote, seek full study of costs and alternatives to controversial desalination project – Voice of OC, 11-20-2017

Huntington Beach desalination plant challenged in court – OC Register, 11-19-2017

Environmental groups’ lawsuit challenges State Lands Commission approval of H.B. desalination plant – LA Times, 11-17-2017

One on One with Marianne Hugo: Preventing Fire Damaged Landscapes – Coastal Real Estate Guide, 10-27-2017

The Poseidon Desal Plant Scores Victory at State Land Commision – OC Weekly, 10-20-2017

Proposed Huntington Beach desalination plant clears a hurdle with State Lands Commission vote – LA Times, 10-19-2017

Orange County Residents Will Continue to Fight Unnecessary and Irresponsible Desalination Project – Voice of OC, 10-19-2017

Pitching desalination as an environmental justice issue is way off base – OC Register, 10-18-2017

Will Orange County drink ocean water? Decisions on desalination project could answer that – OC Register, 10-18-2017

State Lands Commission to weigh Poseidon desalination plant – OC Register, 10-16-2017

New rainwater and recycling legislation advances California water security – Orange County Breeze, 10-12-2017

Town hall meeting airs concerns about Huntington desalination plant before state hearing – LA Times, 10-12-2017

Sen. Dianne Feinstein lends support to Huntington Beach desalination project – OC Register, 10-12-2017

Orange County Beach Cleanup Rakes Up 70,000 Pounds of Garbage – The Inertia, 10-9-2017

Orange County Coastkeeper and Moulton Niguel Water District Partner to Educate Youth – Dana Point Times, 10-8-2017 

Orange County Weekend Events Roundup October 5-8 – SoCalPulse, 10-4-2017

Environmental leaders call on former Senator Boxer to divulge lobbying payments – Orange County Breeze, 9-27-2017

There is no need for a desalination plant in Huntington Beach – LA Times, 9-25-2017 

Underwater Cleanup Collects 4,000 Pounds of Trash from Dana Point Harbor Dana Point Times, 9-22-2017

 More than 70,000 pounds of trash collected at record-breaking Orange County Coastal Cleanup Day – Orange County Breeze, 9-21-2017

Poseidon’s environmental plan doesn’t halt criticism of proposed desalination plantLA Times, 9-21-2017

Knives, half a skateboard, drug pipe, unopened wine bottle among finds at Coastal Cleanup Day – OC Register, 9-16-2017

Coastal Clean Up Day Orange County – Orange County Patch, 9-16-2017

Coastal Cleanup: Volunteers to gather to keep Dana Point beaches clean – Dana Point Times, 9-15-2017

15 things to do this weekend in Orange County (Sept. 15-17) – OC Register, 9-14-2017

Free workshop: How to transform turf to drought tolerant landscape – Inland Empire Community News, 9-13-2017

60,000 volunteers expected to scoop up thousands of pounds of trash at Saturday’s Coastal Cleanup Day – OC Register, 9-13-2017

You can clean up Long Beach’s coastline – and rest of state’s beaches, too – this weekend – Press Telegram, 9-12-2017

Around Town: Local volunteers to join in for California Coastal Cleanup Day – Daily Pilot, 9-12-2017

San Clemente Groups Prep for International Coastal Cleanup Day, Sept. 16 – San Clemente Times, 9-9-2017

Let’s keep Orange County both rideable and swimmable – OC Register, 9-8-2017

New Eelgrass Thriving, May Improve Water Chemistry – Newport Beach Indy, 9-7-2017

Poseidon’s Carlsbad Desalination Plagued by Huntington Beach Proposal Faces Steep OppositionVoice of OC, 9-7-2017 

Orange County Coastkeeper Cleanup Day – CBS, 9-1-2017

Can eelgrass save our oysters from ocean acidification? – 89.3 KPCC, 8-31-2017

Can local eelgrass help global ocean acidification? Newport Bay research may help provide answers – Daily Pilot, 8-30-2017

Artist turns beach trash into art and pollution message for Coastal Cleanup Day on Sept. 16 – OC Register, 8-28-2017

A look at post-drought California and water conservation – Total Landscape Care – 8-17-2017

Central Coast conservationists sue water boards – The Californian, 8-15-2017

Drought may be over, but war on turf continues – Los Angeles Daily News, 8-7-2017

15 things to do this weekend in Orange County (Aug 4-6) – OC Register, 8-3-2017

Help clean up Calafia State Beach in San Clemente – OC Register, 7-31-2017

Water district receives $124 million to expand water replenishment system – OC Register, 7-19-2017

Coastkeeper takes Legal Action to Protect San Juan Creek and Doheny Beach from Illegal Pollution – Maven’s Notebook, 7-10-2017

Coastkeeper Creates a Living Shoreline – Newport Beach Indy, 7-7-2017

Environmental group sues over alleged water pollution from San Juan Capistrano equestrian center – OC Register, 7-6-2017

San Onofre’s nuclear waste poses no special dangers, national experts say – The San Diego Union Tribune, 7-1-2017

O.C.’s Best 2017! Play & Learn – Orange Coast Magazine, 7-1-2017

Girl Scouts Removed 105 Pounds of Trash Along Newport Beach Section of Water Channel – Orange County Register, 6-28-2017

Debate Continues Over Proposed Huntington Desalination Plant Amid Latest Environmental Report – Daily Pilot, 6-1-2017

1,300 Students From All Over Orange County Clean Up The Beach as Part of Kids Ocean Day – Orange County Register, 6-1-2017

1,300 Students Pick Up Trash at Huntington State Beach for Kids Ocean Day – Daily Pilot, 6-1-2017

As Political Pressure for Approval Intensifies, the Case For a Big Desalination Plant Remains Cloudy – Los Angeles Times, 5-19-2017

1,300 Students to Create Aerial Beach Art for Kids Ocean Day – OC Breeze, 5-16-2017

Poseidon Tries a New Face, But Facts Unchanged – Orange County Register, 5-12-2017

Earth Day Reminder: Everything We Do Affects Wildlife – CDFW News, 4-21-2017

Barbara Boxer to lobby for desalination plant in Huntington Beach – San Gabriel Valley Tribune, 4-20-2017

Barbara Boxer to lobby for desalination plant in Huntington Beach – Orange County Register, 4-19-2017

Huntington Beach Desalination Project Touted By Boxer, Still Opposed By Many Patch, 4-19-2017

Water-saving, landscaping tips offered in Jurupa Valley – The Press-Enterprise, 4-17-2017

Coastkeeper, Inland Empire Waterkeeper kick off drought-tolerant landscapes workshop series – OC Breeze, 4-14-2017

San Juan Capistrano working with Rancho Mission Viejo Riding Park on code complaints – Orange County Register, 4-11-2017

160 Orange County students pick up 41 pounds of trash at Bolsa Chica State Beach – Orange County Register, 3-31-2017

Environmentalist: Cigarette Butts Increase at Pier, San Clemente Beaches – San Clemente Times, 3-30-2017

Ray Hiemstra of Orange County Coastkeeper Helps to Protect OC’s Coast – OC Weekly, 3-15-2017

More Hurdles for Poseidon’ Surf City Desalination Plant – OC Weekly, 2-22-2017

Why Desalination Alone Won’t Water the West – The Journal, 2-21-2017

Why Desalination Alone Won’t Water the West – High Country News, 2-15-2017

Municipal Water District of Orange County Says We’re No Longer in Emergency State of Drought – OC Weekly, 2-7-2017

Conservationists Challenge Development – Daily Titan, 1-29-2017

Huntington Beach Desalination Plant Appears on Leaked List of Trump Projects – ABC 7, 1-26-2017

Poseidon Desal Plant On Trump’s “To-Do” List—But He’s Factually Wrong About Everything – OC Weekly, 1-26-2017

Desalination Plant Reportedly on List of Trump’s Priority Projects – Daily Pilot, 1-25-2017

Huntington Beach Desalination Plant is Among Trump Priorities, Leaked Document Shows – Orange County Register, 1-25-2017

Desalination is No Longer a Pipe Dream in Southern California – Orange County Register, 1-22-2017

Coastkeeper Releases How-To Guide for Drought-Tolerant Landscaping – OC Breeze, 1-20-2017

88 Syringes Among 1,803 Pounds of Trash Collected at Orange County Beaches – Orange County Register, 1-18-2017

It’s a ‘Good Time’ to be Eelgrass in Upper Newport Bay – Newport Beach Independent, 1-13-2017

King Tides – CBS 9, 1-12-2017

California Regulators Release Official Report On DPR – Water Online, 1-12-2017

California Closer to Turning Wastewater to Drinking Water – Surfers Village, 1-11-2017

Final Report Moves California Closer to Nation’s First Statewide Direct Potable Reuse Regulations – OC Breeze, 1-11-2017

OC Coastkeeper to Host Beach Cleanup at San Clemente State Beach – San Clemente Times, 1-3-2017



“Coastkeeper Cleanup Efforts Coming to San Clemente’s Calafia State Beach” – Orange County Register, 12-28-2016

“Sustainability Plan Aims to Improve Water Quality in Newport Harbor” – The Log, 12-22-2016

“Huntington Beach Residents Seek Wider Review of Desalination Plant” – Orange County Register, 12-15-2016

“Coastkeeper Says Latest Water Conservation Report Highlights Need for Efficiency in Drought” – Orange County Breeze, 12-8-2016

“Plastic Bags Are Now Banned In California— So What Does That Mean For Huntington Beach?” – OC Weekly, 12-2-2016

“Copper in the Bay Creates Controversy” – Newport Beach Independent, 11-18-2016

“Young Coastal Stewards Help Clean the Beach” – Orange County Register, 11-14-2016

“Trestles is Saved After State, Toll Roads and Enviro Groups Agree to End Fight” – OC Weekly, 11-14-2016

“How Eelgrass is Newport Bay’s Hidden Hero” -Orange County Register, 11-13-2016

“Landmark Agreement Ends 15-Year Dispute over SR 241 Toll Road Extension” – Business Wire, 11-10-2016

“Landmark Agreement Ends 15-Year Dispute Over SR 241 Toll Road Extension” – Voice of OC, 11-10-2016

“Newport Harbor Lauded at Marine Committee Meeting” – Newport Beach Independent, 11-4-2016

“Poseidon finds common ground with Coastal Commission, two other agencies” – The Log, 11-4-2016

“What Happened to all those Desalination Plants Proposed for California?” – Planetizen, 11-2-2016

“Desalination: Why Tapping Seawater Has Slowed to a Trickle in California” – KQED Science, 10-31-2016

“Coastkeeper speaks out against Cadiz desert water pumping plan” – Orange County Daily Digest, 10-27-2016

“Coastkeeper speaks out against Cadiz desert water pumping plan” – OC Breeze, 10-27-2016

“Marine Protected Areas boom with beachgoers, according to new report” – OC Breeze, 10-26-2016

“Coastkeeper says new review process for Huntington Beach desalination plant holds project to state environmental standards” – OC Breeze, 10-19-2016

“Orange County Coastkeeper Celebrates 5 Years of Eelgrass Restoration” – California Coastkeeper Alliance, 10-18-2016

“OC Coastkeeper criticizes high cost of desalination” – Huntington Beach News, 10-15-2016

“Watchers of the water collect data on beach activity” – Orange County Register, 10-14-2016

“57,000 pounds of trash collected at record-setting Coastal Cleanup Day” – The Log, 10-9-2016

“A Review of California’s Major Victories for Coastal Protection” – The Inertia, 10-6-2016

New report finds water recycling regulations feasible for direct potable reuse” – OC Breeze, 10-4-2016

“Think Creatively When Meeting Regulations – Your Employees Will Benefit” – Orange County Register, 9-23-2016

“O.C. Water District Moves Forward with Expansion of Recycling Operation” -Orange County Register, 9-22-2016

“Dirty Jobs: San Clemente Volunteers Look to Improve Beach Cleanliness” -San Clemente Times, 9-22-2016

“Volunteers at Aliso Beach haul away 219 pounds of trash as part of coastal cleanup” – Orange County Register, 9-19-2016

“The 32nd Annual Coastal Cleanup Day is Happening Tomorrow – And an After-Party, Too!” – OC Weekly, 9-16-2016

“O.C. Joins Worldwide Effort to Clean Up the Ocean” – Orange County Register, 9-17-2016

“Dana Point Harbor Holds Underwater Cleanup” -Dana Point Times, 9-17-2016

“Orange County Coastkeeper Seeks to Grow Board of Directors” Orange County Sun, 9-16-2016

“Orange County Coastkeeper Seeks to Grow Board of Directors” -Voice of OC, 9-15-2016

“An Invitation to Help Improve Coastal Water Quality” -Laguna Beach Independent, 9-15-2016

“This Saturday, it’s time to clean up and celebrate the coast” -Orange County Register, 9-14-2016

“Coastkeeper mở lớp hướng dẫn chọn cây kiểng để tiết kiệm nước” -Người Việt, 9-7-2016

“Why Developers Need to Stay Away from This Plot of Land in Orange County” -The Inertia, 9-1-2016

“Will last-minute delays and political machinations save Poseidon’s controversial Huntington Beach desal project?” –OC Weekly, 8-31-2016

“Annual coastal clean-up planned for Dana Point” -Dana Point Times, 8-26-2016

“Hearing on Huntington Beach desalination plant postponed” – OC-Breeze, 8-25-2016

“Developer of proposed desalination plant looks to streamline approval process” – Huntington Beach Independent, 8-24-2016

“Orange County Coastkeeper celebrates 17 years of clean water at Toast the Coast on October 13” – OC-Breeze, 8-21-2016

“Registration now open for Orange County Coastal Cleanup Day on September 17” – OC-Breeze, 8-18-2016

“OC Coastkeeper plans a record amount of eelgrass in Upper Newport Bay” – The Log, 8-18-2016

“A water-wise orange county is within reach” – Connect OC Blog, 8-18-2016

“Is Huntington Beach really about to get a dead ocean zone?” – The Inertia, 8-17-2016

“Waterman’s Ball, 2016” – Transworld Business, 8-10-2016

“Stop Poseidon from getting a permit for Huntington Beach desalination” – Sierra Club – Angeles Chapter, 8-4-2016

“CSUF alum heads Upper Newport Bay eelgrass and oyster restoration project” – Orange County Register, 8-2-2016

“The California Coast is Under Attack and Only Surfers Can Save It” – The Inertia, 7-20-2016

“FortuneBuilders Brings Teen Financial Literacy Campaign to Orange County” – PR Newswire, 7-14-2016

“Poseidon Project Moves Forward, But Now Faces Critical Issues” – OC Weekly, 7-13-2016

“Beach cleanups hit a milestone: 5 years = 10,000 pounds of trash” – Orange County Register, 7-11-2016

“25 things to do in Orange County this weekend” – Orange County Register, 7-9-2016

“Why volunteers spent a day transplanting eelgrass in Newport Bay” – Orange County Register, 7-3-2016

“Safety Concerns Voiced over San Onofre Nuclear Waste Plan” – ABC 7, 6-23-2016

“Turning tides: A glimpse into our future with rising sea levels” – SUP Magazine, 6-22-2016

“Grow Healthy Vending Helps Make Kids Ocean Day a Success” – Vending Market Watch, 6-20-2016

“Rare seahorse found near eelgrass restoration area in Newport Bay” – The Log, 6-18-2016

“Excellence in the classroom, community, on the playing field, Bravo!” – The Orange County Register, 6-15-2016

“Environmental Groups Appeal Regional Water Board’s Denial to Reopen Poseidon Permit” – Orange County Breeze, 6-9-2016

“Kids dive into ocean protection” – Huntington Beach Independent, 6-8-2016

“Scholar’s Research in Coastal Waters Led to Winning Thesis” – CSUF News Center, 6-7-2016

“OC Water District Meeting Offers Even More Poseidon Desal Confusion” – OC Weekly, 6-6-2016

“OC Coastkeeper Warns San Diego’s Deslination Plant Incurred Pollution Violations” – OC Daily Digest, 6-3-2016

“OC Coastkeeper Warns San Diego’s Desalination Plant Incurred Pollution Violations” – Orange County Breeze, 6-3-2016

“Rare Seahorse Sighting Delights Coast Watchers” – The Orange County Register, 6-3-2016

“Kids Ocean Day” – KTLA 5, 6-2-2016

“Photos: 1,300 Students Make Coastal Cleanup their Mission for the Day” – The Orange County Register, 6-2-2016

“Orange County Coastkeeper Presents Annual Kids Ocean Day” – Surf City Family, 6-2-2016

“Finding of Rare Seahorse Senn as a Good Sign for Upper Newport Bay” –Daily Pilot, 6-1-2016

“50 free things to do in Orange County this summer 2016” – Orange County Register, 5-27-2016

“Hiemstra: Take Out the Trash This Memorial Day Weekend” – Voice of OC, 5-27-2016

“New Stanford Report Reveals Desalination Has Limited Applications in California” – Voice of OC, 5-26-2016

Coastkeeper to Reach 10,000 Pounds of Trash Collected at Beach Cleanups” – Orange County Sun, 5-24-2016

“Saturday: Get Smart About Landscaping with Orange County Coastkeeper’s SmartScape” – Voice of OC, 5-6-2016

“Learn About SmartScapes” – OC Weekly, 5-5-2016

“Recognizing Top Student Achievement” – CSUF News Center, 5-3-2016

“3 Reasons You Should Be at Your Next Local Beach Cleanup” – The Inertia, 4-28-2016

“10 Great Ways To Get Involved In Orange County” – Jim Palmer Blog, 4-27-2016

“Earth Day: How to help and give back” – Orange County Register, 4-21-2016

“2016 OC Earth Day Events” – OC Mom Blog, 4-19-2016

“Tour some of Orange County’s nicest homes and gardens” – Orange County Register, 4-15-2016

“Earth Day Celebration Goes Drought Tolerant at the Coastkeeper Garden” – Voice of OC, 4-14-2016

“Watch your step: tar balls dotting the coast” – Orange County Register, 4-13-2016

“Turning Tides: A Glimpse into our Future of Rising Sea Levels” – Canoe & Kayak Magazine, 4-6-2016

“Where is the San Onofre nuclear waste going?” – San Diego Union Tribune, 3-25-2016

“Inland Empire Waterkeeper and Arrowhead Spring Water Extend Water Restoration Partnership in California” – BevNet, 3-22-2016

“Costa Mesa students go to class on the coast for a day” – Daily Pilot, 3-18-2016

“Help protect California’s coast. OC Mom Mag joins Orange County Coastkeeper–sky to sea” – OC Mom Magazine, 3-11-2016

“Newport’s eelgrass plan may help rehab image of ocean plant” – Orange County Register, 3-9-2016

Coastkeeper Inspires the Next Generation of Water Stewards Through Local Habitat Exploration” – Voice of OC, 3-9-2016

“Orange County faces more competition for drought-strangled Colorado River” – Orange County Register, 3-5-2016

The Coastkeeper Garden to give local residents the buzz about bees” – Orange County Breeze, 3-2-2016

“Battle at Banning Ranch: Project reflects activists’ fears, coastal panel’s frustrations” – Orange County Register – 2-28-2016

“Morning Report: Desal Official Struggles With SD Waste Qs” – Voice of OC, 2-26-2016

“Fact Check: Desalination Pro Denies Excess Water” – Voice of OC, 2-25-2016

“Marine, boatyard operators warned to prepare for sea level rise” – The Log Newspaper, 2-25-2016

“Do you want to help protect California’s coast? We took to the sky to get the story” – Debbie in the OC, 2-24-2016

“El Nino Storms, High Tides Cause Massive Coastal Erosion In O.C.” – CBS Los Angeles, 2-9-2016

“Coastkeeper: Don’t Let Our Coastline Fall Victim to Politics and Corporate Greed” – Voice of OC, 2-9-2016

“5 free things to do Feb. 7-13” – Orange County Register, 2-7-2016

“Lower water demand forecast” – Orange County Register, 2-6-2016

“OC Coastkeeper: San Diego Swindled By Desalination, Don’t Let OC Be Next” – Voice of OC, 2-3-2016

“Coastkeeper Urges OC Residents To Stand Up Against Poseidon Tonight” – OC Weekly, 2-3-2016

“Lady Orange: What’s growin’ on in Orange? A look at history for suggestions” – Orange County Register, 2-3-2016

“New Eelgrass Protection and Mitigation Plan finds compromise between environment and dock owners of Newport Bay” – Orange County Breeze, 1-29-2016

“Rejected slant well could work” – The International Desalination & Water Reuse Quarterly, 1-27-2016

“King Tides Prove Poseidon Desalination Plant Is a Terrible Idea” – OC Weekly, 1-22-2016

“King Tides Provide Preview of Risk to Huntington Beach Desalination Plant Location” – Voice of OC, 1-22-2016

“Foes say proposed desalination plant vulnerable to flooding” – KPCC, 1-22-2016

“OC Coastkeeper: Friday’s King Tides Unveil Threat from Poseidon Desal Deal” – Voice of OC, 1-22-2016

“How California Cities Can Capitalize on El Nino’s Rains” – Next City, 1-21-2016

“Poseidon says no to renewed push to use wells at planned desalination plant” – Huntington Beach Independent, 1-21-2016

“Post-storm cleanup collects 880 pounds of trash at Huntington State Beach” – Huntington Beach Independent, 1-12-2016

“Three things to do in Huntington Beach this week” – Orange County Register, 1-7-2016

“Developer rejects claims that Huntingdon Beach project could face flood risk” – The International Desalination & Water Reuse Quarterly, 1-5-2016

“How much water? Officials hope to project what’s needed, what Mother Nature will provide and what’s next” – Orange County Register, 1-4-2016