Category Archives: In the News

PBC sends the butts to the cans

PBC sends the butts to the cans By Jean Bartlett Features Correspondent Posted:   07/21/2015 05:05:02 PM PDT submitted photo Cigarette container made by Eco-Pop Designs at Sharp Park. Eco-Pop Designs is owned and run by Pacifican Mitch Reid. In business for over 25 years, Reid’s company combines “ecology, pop art and invention to make public recycling collection containers, and […]

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Terra Nova student makes commitment to the Earth

Terra Nova student makes commitment to the Earth By Jean Bartlett Features Correspondent Oct 21, 2015 Pacifican Chloe Jefford, 17, began doing beach cleanups when she was in sixth grade. It wasn’t until relatively recently that the Terra Nova High School senior realized the Pacific Beach Coalition (PBC) was behind those cleanups. “I went to a Sharp Park beach cleanup […]

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Ocean find confirmed as tsunami debris

Ocean find confirmed as tsunami debris By Jean Bartlett Features Correspondent Posted:   09/16/2015 photo by Helen Nicely On July 25, 2015, Paxton and Jeff Christner retrieved… ( Helen Nicely ) Every fourth Saturday of the month, father and son, Jeff and Paxton Christner, participate in the monthly Mussel Rock cleanup. The two Pacificans began picking up trash at Mussel […]

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Ocean heroes needed for Saturday cleanup

Ocean heroes needed for Saturday cleanup By Jean Bartlett Features Correspondent Posted:   09/16/2015 01:02:31 PM PDT   submitted photo Locals restore on California Coastal Cleanup Day. ( submitted photo ) What does not belong in our oceans? Bowling balls, rubber ducks, shopping carts, barbecues, plastic dinosaurs, light bulbs, wigs, lawn mowers and money — yet all the aforementioned were […]

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Thank you, Pacificans

Thank you, Pacificans Lynn Adams, President Pacific Beach Coalition, Edgemar Dec 1, 2015 Clean beaches, streets, lots, businesses, open spaces, and trails are a blessing and a joy. They lift up my spirits and make me appreciate life, nature and people. Finding litter disappoints and deflates my spirit and I think deep down it affects everyone similarly. Thank you to […]

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State nonprofit teams developmentally disabled with park, beach cleanups

State nonprofit teams developmentally disabled with park, beach cleanups Jean Bartlett Features correspondent Dec 16, 2015 Randall Jones is a Pacifican. He is also the Regional Director of Social Vocational Services, a California nonprofit which connects individuals with developmental or intellectual disabilities to a wide variety of services, including to employers in community settings. Founded in Manhattan Beach in 1977 […]

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