Heave ho!

CLEANUP CREW—Above, Roy Silver of Oak Park uses a pick mattock to remove horehound plants during a cleanup of nonnative vegetation on Sept. 11 at Oak Canyon Community Park. Friends of Oak Park Open Space organized the event to remove pampas grass, horehound and small palm trees from the creek area. At left, Hayden Lee, 14, creates a pile of palm tree branches during the cleanup. This was the first event for the nonprofit organization, a newly-created grass roots volunteer group aimed at communit...

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