Volunteers of all ages grabbed buckets and gloves the morning of Sept. 17 shifted through rocks and sand on the beach looking for trash.
An estimated 8,000 San Diego residents participated in the , setting a new record for the number of site cleanup locations. I Love A Clean San Diego and San Diego Coastkeeper believe at least 100,000 pounds of debris was collected during the three hour event. Unusual items reported by site captains included: a cross bow, laptop and dentures!
Carlsbad's sponsored the site at lifeguard tower #28 on Carlsbad Boulevard near Island Way giving everyone who participated a shirt, drinks and Belmont Park roller coaster free ride coupon.