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.
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A body found floating in the ocean about 2 1/2 miles off the coast of Mission Beach has been identified Monday, according to San Diego police.
A pedestrian suffered major injuries Monday when she was struck by a car while crossing a street in the El Cerrito area, police said.
Strong and gusty Santa Ana winds, low humidity levels and high temperatures prompted the National Weather Service to issue a red flag fire warning Monday in San Diego County.
A man led police on a short car chase and barricaded himself in a Mission Bay motel before officers were able to arrest him Sunday.
For years, there have been reports of Sears death spiraling toward the corporate graveyard alongside other popular brick-and-mortar retailers.
Temperatures Monday are warm, above average for the coast but below average at the desert. Santa Ana wind event will produce low humidity and gusty winds.
Bike riders, scooter users and pedestrians -- and bad drivers -- in Mission Beach and Pacific Beach will be targeted for safety enforcement by San Diego police Sunday.