Reminder: Saturday, September 20, 2014
California Coastal Cleanups in West County!
Reminder! Saturday, September 20th is the annual California Coastal Cleanup with events in Richmond and Pinole.

I hope you'll join me and your neighbors in cleaning our beautiful San Francisco Bay shoreline. We work hard for a great cause, and it's lots of fun.

This is my 24th year sponsoring a cleanup at Shimada Friendship Park in Richmond, in partnership with the Watershed Project and the City of Richmond.

Cleanups are also planned for Pt. Isabel Regional Shoreline and Pt. Pinole Regional Shoreline,both organized by the East Bay Regional Park District, and Bayfront Park, organized by the City of Pinole.

Richmond Shoreline Cleanup
Where: Meet at Shimada Friendship Park , where Marina Bay Parkway meets the Bay.
Time: 9 a.m. to noon. Free lunch at noon!
Getting there: Check for construction detours on Marina Bay Parkway.
Registration: Eventbrite website.
Contact: Kate Rauch or 510-231-8691

Pt. Isabel Cleanup, Richmond
Where: Pt. Isabel Regional Shoreline
Time: 8:30 a.m. to noon. 
Getting there: End of Central Avenue, at the Bay.
Contact: 510-544-2515

Pt. Pinole Shoreline Cleanup, Richmond
Pt. Pinole Regional Shoreline.
Time: 8:30 a.m. to noon.
Getting there: Take Giant Rd. exit off Richmond Parkway to park entrance.
Contact: 510-544-2515

Bayfront Park Pinole Cleanup, Pinole
Where: Bayfront Park, cleaning the shore and Pinole Creek.
Time: 8:30 a.m. to noon.
Getting there: Foot of Tennent Avenue at the Bay.
More: Breakfast and BBQ lunch.

For those wanting to get started this weekend, the creek organization Spawners is dedicating its San Pablo Creek cleanup on Saturday, September 13 to Coastal Cleanup. Meet at the El Sobrante Library at 9:30. Check here for more.

For all events, wear sturdy shoes, and bring a sunhat, refillable water bottle and debris bucket, if you have one. 
See you there,
John Gioia
Supervisor, District One 
Contra Costa County 
11780 San Pablo Avenue, Suite D 
El Cerrito, CA  94530 
510-231-8686 Phone
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