22 Nov '17, 5pm
Heal the Bay president Shelley Luce reflects on a very special place in L.A. – and in her heart. https://t.co/05VyGAgFgD
Shelley enjoying a session in North L.A. County Heal the Bay president Shelley Luce reflects on a very special place in L.A. – and in her heart. As I write this note, I’m on a long highway, headed to Yosemite for the holidays with my family. I’m surrounded by mountains, but my mind is on the ocean yet again – Leo Carrillo State Beach, to be exact. Leo Carrillo State Beach, Photo: Dana Roeber Murray Like Yosemite, this idyllic, sweeping cove near the L.A. County border is one of my favorite places on Earth. Sometimes I paddle my surfboard past the breaking waves and float above the kelp. The water is so clear I can see the golden kelp waving below and orange Garibaldi flitting among the rocks. I daydream about resting at the bottom of the sea, holding fast to a rock. I want to sway with the swell, watching the other creatures flicker in and out of the dappled light. My pret...