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Save Our Shores hosts free lecture with Captain Charles Moore

SAVE THE DATE: Save Our Shores and The Sanctuary Exploration Center are co-hosting a free lecture by plastic researcher and author Captain Charles Moore at 5:30 p.m. on Friday, June 26 at The Sanctuary Exploration Center, 35 Pacific Ave., Santa Cruz. Save Our Shores invites the community to attend a free lecture by plastic researcher …

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Help Ban Plastic Bags!

SB270—the state bill commonly referred to as the plastic bag ban—passed the legislature last week and now awaits Governor Jerry Brown’s signature. You can help by calling or writing to the Governor to encourage his signature. He has said that he “may” sign it. We need him to change that “may” to a “will.” Why, you ask? After …

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Monterey County Passes Plastic Bag Ban

Last night, the Monterey County Board of Supervisors unanimously passed an ordinance to prohibit retailers from distributing single-use plastic bags in the unincorporated county. The ordinance also stated that the stores would be required to charge a fee for all bags they provide. The ordinance is scheduled to return to the board agenda on Aug. …

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