October 7, 2016

Getting ready for election day? We are.

The California Plastic Bag Ban Veto Referendum, also known as Proposition 67, will be on the November 8, 2016, ballot in California as a veto referendum.

We will be urging all registered voters to vote yes on 67

A “yes” vote is a vote in favor of upholding the contested legislation banning plastic bags that was enacted by the California State Legislature under the name Senate Bill 270.

We will be passing out bags at grocery stores asking people to vote yes on prop 67. Would you like to help. Let us know by emailing Michelle at volunteercoordinator@newportbeach.surfrider.org

To sign in support of this proposition go to http://www.cayeson67.com/

For more information about prop 67 please visit this page, http://www.surfrider.org/priority-campaigns/say-yes-to-ca-plastic-bag-ban

August 31, 2016

Coastal Commission meeting September 7 in Newport Beach

Application No. 5-15-2097 (Newport Banning Ranch, LLC, Newport Beach)

Hearing Procedures

Application of Newport Banning Ranch, LLC to abandon oil operations, clean and remediate soil, and subdivide 401 acre site into residential, commercial, mixed use, open space, park, and public street lots. Grade 2.8 million cu.yds. of soil and construct residential and commercial development including approx. 12-acres of roads, 37-acres of residential with 895 residential units, 45,100 sq.ft. of commercial use, 75 room resort and 20 bed hostel, 5 acres of park, and construct public trails within 324-acre Natural Open Space Preserve, and Oil operations would remain on 15 acres, at 5100 block of West Coast Highway, Newport Beach, Orange County. (AD-LB)

E-mail correspondence concerning this item may be sent to BanningRanchComments@coastal.ca.gov

May 25, 2016

Re-cap of Waste-Less Art Show

Our 2nd Annual Waste-Less Art Show Fundraiser this year at Volcom was a great success. We thank Volcom for being able to use their location. A big thanks to all of the artists that gave their time and proceeds to our chapter and a huge thanks for all of the Newport Beach Chapter members who came out and enjoyed the evening with us.

May 25, 2016

Raising funds for bottle fill stations

Raising funds for bottle fill stations

May 3, 2016

Rise above Plastics raises money for Fill Stations


Americans drink more bottled water than any other nation. 29 billion bottles per year.

Production burns 17 million barrels of crude oil per year – the equivalent of keeping one million cars on the road for one year straight.

One bottle re-fill station can save over 17,000 plastics water bottles, avoiding 14 tons of plastic waste.

Surfrider Foundation Newport Beach Chapter is raising money to install two bottle re-fill stations in the city this year.
Each Fill Station costs 4,800-5,000.

Tier 1 Donation: 5.00-500.00 Invited to Fill station installment party
Tier 2: 500.00-1000.00 Special Gift and Invited to Fill station installment party
Tier 3: 1000.00 or more:The fill station Plaque will have your name on it and Invited to Fill station installment party

We appreciate your contribution!

You may donate directly to Surfrider Foundation Newport Beach Chapter with your credit card or paypal account using the Donate button below.

Thank you for your support!

April 26, 2016

General meeting at Pizza Nova in Newport Beach

We will have our executive meeting on 5-4-16 at 6:15 PM and our general/mixer meeting at 7:15 PM till around 8:15 PM or so. Join us for a drink and appetizers. You can find out what our chapter is up to and how you can get involved. Pizza Nova is at 2601 Pacific Coast Hwy, Newport Beach CA 92663

January 20, 2016

Ocean Friendly Restaurants Program now accepting interns

High School and College internships for OFR program.

The Ocean Friendly Restaurants program offers an opportunity to learn through real-world experiences: essential skills such as communication, problem solving, teamwork, project planning, and critical thinking.

December 31, 2015

2015 Recap

See what we did and who helped us in 2015. Recap

December 8, 2015

Newport Back Bay Clean Up Engineering Design

Help Surfrider Foundation Newport Beach Chapter fund the Newport Back Bay Clean Up Engineering Design


November 30, 2015

First Saturday of the month beach cleanups 9 – 11 AM

Our schedule for the 1st Saturday Beach Cleanups is as follows

Please check home page of web site the night before to make sure its still on.

June 4, August 6, September 3, All Cleanups start at 9 AM and end at 11 AM

For these beach cleanups we will meet at the most Southern end of the Huntington Beach State Park parking lot. Click on the Beach Cleanups tab for more info.

map of hb state park

February 6, March 5, April 2, May 7, All Cleanups are from 9 – 11 AM

For these beach cleanups we will be at the River Jetties in Newport Beach. For the purposes of gps mapping only you can use the address 199 Summit Street.
As for the Help your Harbor Cleanup we will be meeting at 1000 Mariners Drive, Newport Beach, CA 92660.


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