SAN DIEGO (CNS) - More than 7,000 people are expected to turn out at 90 sites around San Diego today for the 27th annual California Coastal Cleanup.
The annual end-of-summer cleanup, which includes streams and storm channels leading to the ocean, starts at 9 a.m. and ends about noon. A list of sites can be found at cleanupday.org/cleanupsites.
About 100 tons of junk was collected last year.
San Diego City Councilwoman Marti Emerald said coastal waterways, creeks and canyons need help from residents.
"For decades, our canyons and creeks have been dumping grounds for all kinds of trash and debris," Emerald said. "We pull shopping carts and old used tires our of our canyons and creeks every year."
She plans to work in Chollas Creek.
Her council colleagues Carl DeMaio and Todd Gloria are scheduled to be at Lake Hodges and Manzanita Canyon in City Heights, respectively. County Supervisor Pam Slater-Price plans to help clean up San Dieguito Lagoon and Assemblywoman Toni Atkins will be at Belmont Park on Mission Bay.
This year's top sponsors are I Love a Clean San Diego and San Diego Coastkeeper.
The San Diego Humane Society today urged residents to volunteer their homes as foster spaces for the influx of animals typically lost after Fourth of July.
A man was critically injured Friday night when he chased a ball into the street and was hit by a car.
Clayton Richard pitched three-hit ball over six innings for his fourth consecutive win and the San Diego Padres beat the San Francisco Giants 6-2 on Friday night.
A powerful show of support for migrants being held in detention facilities has hundreds of interfaith leaders gathered Friday night for a vigil and demonstration at the border.
As the number of migrants in custody continues to grow, the Navy is making plans to house thousands of them in temporary shelters at military bases.
A man suspected of threatening deadly violence while robbing three San Diego-area banks over the last two weeks was indicted by a grand jury Friday on a slate of federal charges.
On Friday, more pups across the country will join their masters at the office, gym and other businesses for the 20th annual Take Your Dog to Work Day.
There is controversy over a TIME Magazine cover showing a crying toddler superimposed next an image of President Trump.
Hoover High School took a trip into the past by opening a time capsule from 1978. The capsule was dug up in a construction project several years before it was meant to be unearthed.