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Thousands to take part in SoCal beach cleanup

September 25, 2010 12:00:00 AM PDT
Thousands of people will fan out across local beaches Saturday for the yearly Coastal Cleanup Day.This is the 26th annual event, which is organized by Heal the Bay.

The group said last year volunteers collected 300,000 pounds of debris from waterways in Los Angeles County alone.

Besides people walking on the beach, there will also be scuba divers working off local piers.

The official event runs from 9 a.m. until noon.

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