Hundreds of volunteers pitched in Saturday for Coastal Cleanup Day to clean riverbanks, waterways and coasts of California. Along the Sacramento River in West Sacramento, Dave Vanrijn, 46, foreground, of West Sacramento bags up a pile of trash as, from left, Dylan Otarrow; Russ Liebig; Erik Vink, executive director of Delta Protection Commission; and West Sacramento Mayor Christopher Cabaldon lift a shopping cart of waste into a garbage truck Saturday, Sept. 17, 2016.
Hundreds of volunteers pitched in Saturday for Coastal Cleanup Day to clean riverbanks, waterways and coasts of California. Along the Sacramento River in West Sacramento, Dave Vanrijn, 46, foreground, of West Sacramento bags up a pile of trash as, from left, Dylan Otarrow; Russ Liebig; Erik Vink, executive director of Delta Protection Commission; and West Sacramento Mayor Christopher Cabaldon lift a shopping cart of waste into a garbage truck Saturday, Sept. 17, 2016. Eli C. Hiller ehiller@sacbee.com
Hundreds of volunteers pitched in Saturday for Coastal Cleanup Day to clean riverbanks, waterways and coasts of California. Along the Sacramento River in West Sacramento, Dave Vanrijn, 46, foreground, of West Sacramento bags up a pile of trash as, from left, Dylan Otarrow; Russ Liebig; Erik Vink, executive director of Delta Protection Commission; and West Sacramento Mayor Christopher Cabaldon lift a shopping cart of waste into a garbage truck Saturday, Sept. 17, 2016. Eli C. Hiller ehiller@sacbee.com

A ton of garbage – almost literally – pulled from Sacramento River

September 17, 2016 03:04 PM

UPDATED September 18, 2016 07:37 AM

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