La Jolla Shores group set for ‘Day After Beach Cleanup’

Members of the La Jolla Shores Surfing Association will be on the beach at La Jolla Shores bright and early July 5 for their annual Day After Beach Cleanup.

Everyone is invited to join them on the day after what they say is “busiest day at La Jolla Shores, and unfortunately, the trashiest.”

Check-in is at 7 a.m. at the third bench south of the north bathrooms. They will work until 9 a.m.

Supplies will be provided to those who pitch in and help the Park and Recreation crews that will be out that morning.

Meanwhile the San Diego Beach Coalition has raised nearly $15,000 from local businesses and government agencies to purchase and place more than 200 temporary trash and recycle bins at Pacific Beach, Mission Beach, Mission Bay Park and Ocean Beach this weekend.

A spokesperson for I Love a Clean San Diego, which is part of the coalition, said via e-mail they were not including La Jolla this year because city parks officials advised them there was not as much need here.

A Beach Coalition press release noted that city crews removed 396,000 pounds of trash from temporary and permanent trash bins last July 5.