Posts with the category ‘Happening Now’


California’s Newest Line of Defense to Sea Level Rise

Among the countless items included in the $200-billion state budget that Legislators passed last week was a small but meaningful allocation that will make our state more resilient to rising… Read More…


California Waterkeepers Featured in Vanity Fair

Photo by Daniel Mansson With the federal government dismantling clean water and coastal protections, our work is more urgent than ever. We are proud to have been featured alongside our… Read More…


An Invisible Threat to California Waters

California has led efforts to reduce the flow of plastics to our waterways. In 2015, Governor Jerry Brown signed the nation’s first statewide plastic bag ban. In January 2016, the… Read More…


A Call to #CALeg Action on Water in 2018

Our state has led the resistance in many respects. Faced with a wholesale dismantling of the civil rights and environmental laws and policies, California leaders at all levels of government… Read More…


Join the California Coastkeeper Team as our New Policy Analyst!

This position has closed. Job Announcement: Policy Analyst California Coastkeeper Alliance (CCKA) unites local Waterkeeper organizations to advocate for swimmable, fishable, and drinkable waters throughout California. CCKA and Waterkeepers work… Read More…


Forging Progress for California Waters in Challenging Times

Artwork generously donated by 3 Fish Studios   2017 was a year of unprecedented challenge for our organizations. We faced an onslaught of anti-environment, pro-industry policy changes, cabinet appointments, and… Read More…


Getting Back to My Water Roots

My passion for all things water began in a typical way: with a formative childhood experience. When I was eight years old, you could find me knee-deep in the creek… Read More…


Remembering Tom Lyons

The California Waterkeepers family is deeply saddened to learn of the unexpected and untimely passing of one of our own, Tom Lyons. Tom was a bright, funny, and talented advocate… Read More…


Join the California Coastkeeper Team as our new Program Coordinator!

This position has closed. Job Announcement: Program Coordinator Help us fight for swimmable, fishable, and drinkable waters for California communities and ecosystems! California Coastkeeper Alliance (CCKA) serves as a statewide… Read More…


Press Release: New Rainwater and Recycling Legislation Advances California’s Water Security

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact: Sean Bothwell, Policy Director, California Coastkeeper Alliance, sbothwell@cacoastkeeper.org, 949.291.3401 Sacramento, CA – On October 6, Governor Brown signed Senate Bill 231 (Hertzberg) and Assembly Bill… Read More…


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