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Yellow Bellied Sea Snake - ABC7 News

Yellow Bellied Sea Snake - CBS News

Blue Water Task Force - OC Register

Blue Water Task Force - KCAL9 News

The results are in — and they are bad.

 

Pamela Conti knew bacteria levels after this week’s first rains would be higher than normal, but she wasn’t expecting the samples taken at the rivermouth at San Juan Creek at Doheny Beach and at the Santa Ana River in Huntington Beach to be off the charts, literally.

 

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Nearly 200 volunteers combed Bolsa Chica State Beach during the Surfrider Foundation’s first beach cleanup of the year on Saturday, Jan. 13.

 

Hundreds of straws, plastic bottle caps and more than 85 spray paint cans were among the many items found after the first storm of the year flushed trash...

 

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Photos by Kevin SullivanOrange County Register/SCNG

HSB Surfrider Beach Cleanup - OC Register

After storms, Seal Beach looks like a landfill blanketed with trash - OC Register

Shopping carts, furniture, baby strollers, suitcases and orange cones were some of the bigger pieces of trash strewn on the sand with countless plastic bottles, baby diapers, and bits of Styrofoam mixed in with tree branches and twigs.

 

Pam Conti, a school teacher who regularly does water-quality testing at Doheny State Beach with her class, posted video on social media showing...

 

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Photo by Jeff Gritchen, Orange County Register/SCNG

Trash is seen along Seal Beach on Feb. 5, 2019. (Credit: KTLA)

Trash brought in from storm drains along the San Gabriel River can be seen up and down the beach, even after a tractor had apparently tried to clean up by pushing a large amount of garbage into a pile.

 

The mouth of the river opens into the ocean, allowing products like strollers, baby diapers, syringes and furniture to wash up on shore, Tony Soriano with  Surfrider Foundation said.

 

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Baby Diapers, Syringes and Furniture Wash up on SoCal Beaches After Storm, Advocacy Group Says - KTLA 5 News

After storms, Seal Beach looks like a landfill blanketed with trash - OC Register

Shopping carts, furniture, baby strollers, suitcases and orange cones were some of the bigger pieces of trash strewn on the sand with countless plastic bottles, baby diapers, and bits of Styrofoam mixed in with tree branches and twigs.

 

Pam Conti, a school teacher who regularly does water-quality testing at Doheny State Beach with her class, posted video on social media showing...

 

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Photo by Jeff Gritchen, Orange County Register/SCNG

Trash is seen along Seal Beach on Feb. 5, 2019. (Credit: KTLA)

Trash brought in from storm drains along the San Gabriel River can be seen up and down the beach, even after a tractor had apparently tried to clean up by pushing a large amount of garbage into a pile.

 

The mouth of the river opens into the ocean, allowing products like strollers, baby diapers, syringes and furniture to wash up on shore, Tony Soriano with  Surfrider Foundation said.

 

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Baby Diapers, Syringes and Furniture Wash up on SoCal Beaches After Storm.. - KTLA 5 News