Category Archives: Local and Global News

Welcoming our New Team of Naturalists

Welcome to Marie, Julie and Genievive We are so pleased to start a new program dedicated to educating the volunteers coming to our beach cleanups. Each week, we will have a naturalist at a beach cleanup from 9 to 11am to talk about kelp, the ocean, the marine eco-system and many more cool environmental subjects. Make sure to check our […]

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Illegal Fireworks On The Coast

Have fun, be safe and be aware. The city Police from Half Moon Bay and Pacifica won’t give residents a break this upcoming 4th of July. They are doubling tripling the number of patrolling agents to crack down on people blowing fireworks at illegal locations. REMEMBER: Those possessing or discharging illegal fireworks are subject to a $1,000 fine. If you […]

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Outstanding Work Deserves An Award

And so we got one! In case you didn’t hear, on Thursday June 6th, our Vice President Jim Fithian accepted a HUGE award on our behalf: The ABAG/Metro Awards. The first Bay Area Metro Awards were presented at a ceremony in Oakland recognizing 13 people, projects, organizations and local governments advancing solutions to ease the Bay Area’s housing crisis, improve the transportation system […]

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Kelp Is Doing the Headlines

The Citizens of Tomorrow Education, education, education. The Pacific Beach Coalition is dedicated to make the children of today, the best citizens of tomorrow. This is why we organize, every year, school assemblies that are free to the schools. Thanks to your donations, we are able to provide educational and interactive content to the students, teachers and parents. And they […]

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Past Event – ECOFEST Saturday April 27th

The EcoFest is a free event, fun and highly educational for families and individual of all ages that we organize after Earth Day of Action on Saturday April 27th. Celebrating Kelp, the Ocean and the many eco-heroes working to help both, this no-waste event blends live music, famed speakers, refreshments, eco booths, hands on activities, environmental and public safety resources, art […]

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2018 Was Astonishing, See All We Have Done!

Pacific Beach Coalition 2018 Successes Some Numbers: – 14,352 Volunteers – 161,196 Cigarette Butts – 16,933 lbs of Trash – 2,681 lbs of Recycle – 50,796 lbs of Green Waste Our Actions & Field Programs Earth Day of Action (find full report and pictures here): – 1,698 Volunteers – 14,873 Cigarette Butts – 3,588 lbs of Trash – 786 lbs of Recycle – 3,886 lbs […]

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Tidepools and Sea Stars with San Mateo Outdoor Education Program

Video Highlights Learning through SMCOE’s Outdoor Education Program   The San Mateo County Office of Education’s  (SMCOE) Outdoor Education program is the focus of a new video by Every Second Breath Project. The stunning video captures the program’s creative efforts to teach students about the importance of tidepools. The video features Mark Nolan, SMCOE’s Director of Outdoor Environmental Education, who […]

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