The Foggy View News

The Foggy View is the newsletter of the Palos Verdes-South Bay Group with the Angeles Chapter of the Sierra Club. Our group includes those members residing in Carson, Gardena, Harbor City, Hermosa Beach, Lawndale, Lomita, Manhattan Beach, Redondo Beach, Palos Verdes Peninsula, San Pedro, Torrance and Wilmington. 


“Pack It In; Pack It Out! And…”

By Cheryl Frick …that means orange peels too!  They can take six months to decompose.  In a drier climate, they can last indefinitely.

Let’s Get Together:

Local communities gained a say in decisions that affect air pollution in the harbor area with the passage of AB617.

Land and Sea Is the Life for Me:

Northern elephant seals spend up to 86% of their time at sea submerged, taking dives of 20-25 minutes on average.

The Taber Grove: A Gift from Good Neighbors

Longtime active Sierra Club members John and Lynn Taber envisioned turning a small, overgrown and weedy pocket park on the east side of Rolling Hills Estates into a space that would entice residents to get outdoors and enjoy time in nature. The Tabers brought a proposal to the city and to their much-beloved Palos Verdes…

Wilderness First Aid Course

A three-day Wilderness Medical Associates Wilderness First Aid course will be offered to WTC staff and students in June, 2022.  Click title to download a flyer.  If this course reaches full enrollment, an additional course will be offered in Fall, 2022.

Help Us Get Social

The PV-SB Sierra Club is more than outdoor activities and environmental action. We’ve enjoyed quarterly get-togethers (often with guest speakers) plus annual trips to the Hollywood Bowl, local theater and potlucks. Now that our Social Chair, Joyce White, has stepped down, we need someone to step up and keep the good times rolling. If you’re…

What Lies Beneath

Decades of legal and illegal dumping off the Palos Verdes coast have left a toxic legacy.

Marvin Contreras lives in Grand Staircase-Escalante

Marvin Contreras joins Communications Team

Marvin Contreras is an editor, poet, and outdoor enthusiast. He was raised in the San Gabriel Valley, and he has since graduated from the University of California – Riverside with a bachelor’s degree in English. When not working, reading, or writing, he is paying attention to birds. He currently lives in the Grand Staircase-Escalante National…

Lies Cost Lives

Millions living in the vicinity of two South Bay refineries are at risk from massive amounts of highly toxic hydrogen fluoride.

Christian Paullin Joins Communications Team

The PV-SB Group is excited to welcome another environmental journalist to our communications team. Christian is an avid outdoorsman and lifelong surfer born and raised in the South Bay. He says, “I have a passion for preserving California’s precious outdoor resources. I have grown up seeing first-hand the effect we can have on our surrounding…

Become an Outings Leader

Before too long we’ll be able to have group hikes and other outings. Be ready. Become a leader! 

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