Coastal Cleanup Day called major success
Some 8,500 volunteers participated in the 16th annual California Coastal Cleanup Day on Sept. 16, working at more than 50 cleanup locations from Malibu to Long Beach.
They collected 59,000 lbs. of trash and 4,500 lbs. of recyclables.
Sites included beaches, Catalina Island, two Los Angeles River sites, four Ballona Creek sites, five inland sites including Medea Creek in Agoura and Malibu Creek State Park in Calabasas, a kayak...