We will be at the River Jetties Saturday December 7 at 9 AM until 11 AM. You can park where available. If it’s big surf or super sunny the day before please plan to arrive early otherwise there should be plenty of parking. If you need directions from a search engine please use Seashore drive and Summit street, Newport Beach CA 92663. We provide gloves and bags for picking up trash. Please bring sunscreen, extra layers of clothing etc. All participating must sign a waiver available at the event. If you are under the age of 18 you will need your parent/guardian to sign the waiver. Please let us know if you need a waiver by email us at
Thanks so much for wanting to make a difference for Newport Beach.
If you like eating at the Newport/Naples Rib Company and having your favorite charity benefit you are in luck this month.
Check out their web site for more details. http://www.ribcompany.com/charity/
We don’t need it!
…is highly energy intensive and expensive,
…and will hinder other water supply options that are less costly and better for the environment, such as water conservation, wastewater recycling, and stormwater harvesting.
The Poseidon proposal has not even gotten approval from local and regional water agencies. None have committed to purchasing Poseidon’s water.
We don’t want it!
The Poseidon project uses outdated and environmentally harmful technology that:
…unnecessarily kills marine life through its open intake system,
…degrades water quality from the brine discharge,
…uses more energy than any other water supply option.
Desal plants can be designed to minimize marine life mortality, water quality degradation, and coastal habitat degradation. The State Water Resource Control Agency is currently gathering information from scientific experts on proper site, design and technology for ocean desalination proposals. But Poseidon’s project does not meet any of these recommendations.
Tell the Coastal Commission:
• To deny the Poseidon permits.
• Poseidon’s proposal does not meet the recommendations of the science community.
• The project would threaten marine life, degrade water quality, and increase greenhouse gas emissions.
• There is no demonstrated need for desalinated water in Huntington Beach.
• Ocean desalination should be an option of last resort. Better water supply options that protect our coast and ocean should be fully implemented before approving ocean desalination facilities. Orange County hasn’t done that yet.
The Coastal Commission has a duty to uphold the state Coastal Act by:
• Restoring and protecting marine life;
• Restoring and protecting ocean water quality and habitat value;
• Restoring and protecting coastal wetlands, sensitive coastal habitat, and wildlife.
The Poseidon proposal violates all of these Coastal Act policies.
Take Action: Show Up, Stand Up and Speak Up!
Poseidon will appear before the Coastal Commission on November 13 8AM
Newport Beach City Hall
100 Civic Center Drive
Newport Beach, CA 92660
Take action right now and send the Coastal Commission a message. Click the link below.
November 2 beach cleanup will happen on both sides of the Santa Ana River. We start at 9:00 AM and end at 1:00. You can come and go as you like. Hours of service will be awarded as served. We will park at Huntington State Park and then meet on the sand in the far southern end of the parking lot. Enter the lot at Magnolia entrance and PCH and tell the gate guard you are there for the cleanup. We have all the supplies – bags, gloves, etc. however if you have used empty pet food bags please bring them for our use. Volunteers are advised to wear sunscreen and bring layers as the afternoons can get windy and cool. We do require volunteers to sign a waiver, which we have at the cleanups. Volunteers under the age of 18 are required to have their parents/guardians sign the waiver. If you need a waiver search this site or email email@example.com
Poseidon company wants to pull a permit with the California Coastal Commission to allow them to build a Desalination Plant. Come to this event to show opposition to this company getting a permit. There are all kinds of different technology used to desalinate water and the one used by Poseidon is very low tech and not kind to the environment. To visit a natural area in our region that uses only rain water, hike the trails at Crystal Cove state beach park on the east side of PCH. On the beach side you will also see lots of native flora and fauna.
West Marine, “Cruising for a Cause” is set for October 3, 2013, 6-9 P.M. The festivities will take place during West Marine’s Grand Opening of its flagship store at 3433 Via Lido, Newport Beach (close to the Lido Theater). For the $10 ticket, attendees will receive food, beverages, and entertainment provided by West Marine. All ticket sales and live auction to benefit local non-profit environmental organizations like ours.
• Prizes, games, entertainment and a chance to mix and mingle
• 100-plus in attendance
• Meet Surfrider Foundation Representatives
What: The Orange County Advertising Federation is hosting the 5
Gazebo in Newport Beach. This location will be used to host games, acoustic music, vendors, art, prizes, and
entertainment all benefitting the Surfrider Foundation of Newport Beach, Huntington Beach and Seal Beach.
The Orange County Advertising Federation invites you to enjoy some great food as we celebrate summer in
SoCal and party under the setting sun.
5th ANNUAL END OF SUMMER BEACH BASH
Thursday, Sept. 19
Information on Surfrider Foundation: www.surfrider.org
Where: Grassy Area in front of Cabo Cantina: 100 Main Street, Newport Beach, CA 92661
Media Contact and Event Information
Orange County Advertising Federation
- 6:30- 8:30 pm
Our Chapter will be partnering up with OC public works to clean up inside the Santa Ana River Channel. We will be wanting lots of volunteers on that day. Let us know if you can help spread the word. We will be by Bard Park in Huntington Beach from 9 to noon. More information will be here soon.