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California Coastal Cleanup Day with Save the Bay
Join fellow Tigers at Colma Creek in South SF as we enjoy the great outdoors and work together to clean up the wonderful San Francisco Bay!

General Info:

We will kick off our new partnership with Save the Bay on Saturday, September 25, 2010 as part of California Coastal Cleanup Day. Join your fellow Tigers from 9am to 12pm to clean up some of the trash that is polluting the San Francisco Bay, at a site in South San Francisco just north of SFO (Colma Creek). For those who don't want to get too dirty, we can use your help too, as data collectors (keeping a tally of what your group retrieves).

We'll gather for lunch immediately afterwards, outdoors at Buri Buri Park, unless we come up against a torrential downpour. PCNC will provide a light lunch and drinks. You can bring supplements for a picnic lunch as you see fit.

We are offering FREE t-shirts - For those of you who who would like a t-shirt, sign up (buy a $0.00 ticket) and indicate your t-shirt preference.  The ordering is closed, but we secured extras and will reserve you a shirt if we have it.  

Carpooling is strongly encouraged -- if you're interested in ride-sharing, email Catherine Baker, with your general location (North Bay, East Bay, SF, Peninsula, South Bay) and whether you can drive or need a ride.

Click here to sign up!!!

 Logistics from Save the Bay:

  • Plan to arrive by 8:45 am to park and sign-in. Save the Bay leaders are Carol, Dan, Natalie, Patrick and Darcie
  • Save the Bay is trying to make this a Zero Waste event and has designated this a bring-your-own-bucket-and-gloves event. We will provide some non-latex (nitrile) gloves for anyone who wants them. 
  • Bring your own full water bottle for staying hydrated. 
  • Wear comfortable clothes that you don't mind getting a little dirty.  
  • Wear close-toed shoes (preferably those that will repel water/sand/dirt). 
  • And of course, lather up with sunscreen and wear a hat. The Bay Area is great for its fickle weather.  
  • Save the Bay will be giving out prizes for the most unusual item found and also for the 'best-dressed' bucket!

Cleanup Safety:

  • Introduction and safety details at 9am
  • All parents are ultimately in charge of the safety of their youth.
  • Wear gloves at all times
  • Some areas alongside the bank can be steep and muddy so use caution. If you have rainboots, waterproof boots or waterproof hiking boots, these are suggested.
  • Only adults should pick up broken glass pieces or needles and do so with extreme care - please deliver these to one of the Save The Bay leaders
  • Do not pick up any dead animals, hazardous materials, or try to lift heavy objects.
  • Alert the Save the Bay staff of any suspicious items immediately

Directions to Colma Creek (South San Francisco)

Access to Colma Creek is on Utah Avenue off of South Airport Blvd. Please follow these directions to the sign-in tables located on either side of Utah Avenue. Parking is available along the road or in designated parking lots. Staff and signs will be around to guide you.  

From North/East of the SF Int'l Airport:

  1. Take your favorite route to I-101 and head South on I-101 
  2. Take exit 424 toward South Airport Blvd
  3. Keep right at the fork, follow signs to South Airport Blvd and merge onto Produce Avenue
  4. Turn right at South Airport Blvd.
  5. Take the 1st right onto Gateway Blvd
  6. Continue onto South Airport Blvd.
  7. Turn left at Utah Avenue and continue over the bridge
  8. Look for signs pointing you to the sign-up booths
From South of the SF Int'l Airport: 

  1. Take your favorite route to I-101 and head North on I-101 
  2. Take exit 424 toward South Airport Blvd. 
  3. Turn right at South Airport Blvd.
  4. Take the 1st left at Utah Avenue and continue over the bridge
  5. Look for signs pointing you to the sign-up booths

Directions from Colma Creek to Buri Buri Park for PCNC Picnic (note location change):

  1. Head NW on South Airport Blvd (away from SFO, towards SF)
  2. Turn left to stay on South Airport Blvd.
  3. Take the 1st right onto Airport Blvd.
  4. Turn left at Grand Avenue
  5. Turn left at Chestnut Avenue
  6. Continue onto Westborough Blvd.
  7. Turn right at Camaritas Avenue
  8. Turn left at Arroyo Drive

Park is on your right - look for parking and then find us at the tables with the Princeton Banner! 

Buri Buri Park, 200 Arroyo Drive, South San Francisco, CA  (650) 829-3800 

Call Michele Bateman '97 (925) 209-0055 if you have any last minute cancellations or additions to our group list 

Event Information
EVENT DATE:
Saturday, Sep 25 2010 at 9:00am - 12:00pm [ iCal ]
LOCATION:
Utah Ave
South San Francisco, CA

Look Who's Coming:
Guest of Catherine Zhang
Guest of Catherine Zhang
Guest of Nancy Mak
Guest of Nancy Mak
Guest of Scott Duncan
gabriela aoun
Chloe Atreya
Michael Bachand
Catherine Baker
Michele Bateman
PCNC
John Bischoff
Lowen Cattolico
Colby Chang
Justin Chang
Eric Chen
son
Wanda Cheung
Cynthia Clark
Will Clark
Catherine Deane
Scott Duncan
Audrey Ellerbee
Denise Gammal
Ian Gammal
Nick Gammal
Padma Ghanta
Radhakrishna Ghanta
Tom Giles
Kathryn Greenberg
Jesse Hammons
Erik Hansen
PCNC member's guest
Kira Hansen
PCNC member
Cara Jones
Heather Kellman
David Lewis
Elinor Lewis
Simone Lewis
Wendy Li
Princeton
Sally Liu '87
Nancy Mak
Nancy Mak
Nancy Mak
Dirk Mendel
Ramakrishnan Menon
emily parker
Steve Roddy
Thomas Rogers
Margit Sage
Randall Sage
Jay Schuyler
Lucinda Shih
Gil Silberman
Frank Wagner
Christine Willand
Richard Wood
Ning Xu
Steve Yang
Catherine Zhang
... a total of 62 guests.

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