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National River Cleanup Day
Saturday, May 20, 2017
9 a.m. to Noon

RAIN OR SHINE, THE CLEANUP WILL CONTINUE

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  *Cleanup sites may change, please come back and check the day before your cleanup.


Campbell

1. Los Gatos Creek -

DATE CHANGE TO 05/13 FOR JUST THIS SITE

Site Description:
100 Popular Ave.
Volunteer Meeting Area:
100 Popular Ave
Number of Volunteers Needed:
40
Parking is Available at the Site:
Yes
Condition of Site:
Moderately Littered
This Site is Appropriate for Volunteers Under 16 Years of Age:
Yes
Site Coordinator:

Carol Szymkiewicz - c.szymkiewicz@sbcleancreeks.com

To sign up for this site:

N/A

 

2. San Tomas Creek
Site Description:
Private Group
Volunteer Meeting Area:
Private Group
Number of Volunteers Needed:
12
Parking is Available at the Site:
Yes
Condition of Site:
Somewhat Littered
This Site is Appropriate for Volunteers Under 16 Years of Age:
Yes
Site Coordinator:
Lisa Kostlan
To sign up for this site:

N/A

 

Cupertino

3. Calabazas Creek
Site Description:
10455 Miller Ave, Cupertino, CA 95014
Volunteer Meeting Area:
In front of restrooms
Number of Volunteers Needed:
80
Parking is Available at the Site:
No
Condition of Site:
Moderately Littered
This Site is Appropriate for Volunteers Under 16 Years of Age:
Yes
Site Coordinator:
Ursula Syrova - 408-777-7603 environmental@cupertino.org
To sign up for this site:

 

4. Calabazas Creek
Site Description:
Private Group
Volunteer Meeting Area:
Private Group
Number of Volunteers Needed:
10
Parking is Available at the Site:
No
Condition of Site:
Somewhat Littered
This Site is Appropriate for Volunteers Under 16 Years of Age:
Yes
Site Coordinator:
Patrick Burleson
To sign up for this site (or for more information):

N/A




Gilroy

5. Uvas Creek
Site Description:
7050 Miller Ave
Volunteer Meeting Area:
Parking lot along the Uvas Creek levee at Christmas Hill Park
Number of Volunteers Needed:
125
Parking is Available at the Site:
Yes
Condition of Site:
Moderately Littered
This Site is Appropriate for Volunteers Under 16 Years of Age:
Yes
Site Coordinator:
Susan Voss - 408-846-0418 Susan.Voss@ci.gilroy.ca.us
To sign up for this site (or for more information):

N/A

 

Los Altos

6. Permanente Creek
Site Description:
Portland Ave. and Miramonte at Heritage Oaks Park
Volunteer Meeting Area:
picnic tables at Heritage Oaks Park
Number of Volunteers Needed:
30
Parking is Available at the Site:
Yes
Condition of Site:
Moderately Littered
This Site is Appropriate for Volunteers Under 16 Years of Age:
Yes
Site Coordinator:
Linda Ziff - (650) 948-2553 water@greentownlosaltos.org
To sign up for this site (or for more information):

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Los Gatos

7. Vasona Lake
Site Description:
333 Blossom Hill Rd
Volunteer Meeting Area:
Pier Parking Lot
Number of Volunteers Needed:
50
Parking is Available at the Site:
Yes
Condition of Site:
Somewhat Littered
This Site is Appropriate for Volunteers Under 16 Years of Age:
Yes
Site Coordinator:
Anthony Sanchez - 408-918-4930 Volunteer Program Office volunteer@prk.sccgov.org
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8. Los Gatos Creek/Vasona Lake
Site Description:
298 Garden Hill Drive Los Gatos, CA
Volunteer Meeting Area:
Vasona Dam
Number of Volunteers Needed:
62
Parking is Available at the Site:
Yes
Condition of Site:
Moderately Littered
This Site is Appropriate for Volunteers Under 16 Years of Age:
Yes
Site Coordinator:
David Lane - DLRedwoods@aol.com
To sign up for this site (or for more information):

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Milpitas

9. Calera Creek
Site Description:
1285 Escuela Parkway, Milpitas CA 95035
Volunteer Meeting Area:
Milpitas High School Parking Lot, near the Main Office on Escuela Pkwy.
Number of Volunteers Needed:
55
Parking is Available at the Site:
Yes
Condition of Site:
Moderately littered
This Site is Appropriate for Volunteers Under 16 Years of Age:
Yes
Site Coordinator:
Leslie Stobbe - 408-586-3352 lesliestobbe@ci.milpitas.ca.gov
To sign up for this site (or for more information):

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Morgan Hill

10. West Little Llagas Creek
Site Description:
100 Edes Court
Volunteer Meeting Area:
Meet at Corp. Yard at 100 Edes Court, Morgan Hill
Number of Volunteers Needed:
50
Parking is Available at the Site:
Yes
Condition of Site:
Moderately littered
This Site is Appropriate for Volunteers Under 16 Years of Age:
Yes
Site Coordinator:
Cynthia Iwanaga - (408) 316-3035 frank.alvarez@morganhill.ca.gov
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Mountain View

11. Stevens Creek
Site Description:
Trailhead at the end of Central Avenue
Volunteer Meeting Area:
Trailhead at the end of Central Ave (NOT Central Expressway)
Number of Volunteers Needed:
30
Parking is Available at the Site:
Yes
Condition of Site:
Moderately Littered
This Site is Appropriate for Volunteers Under 16 Years of Age:
No
Site Coordinator:
Eric Anderson - eric.anderson@mountainview.gov

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Palo Alto

 

12. Adobe Creek
Site Description:
3803 East Bayshore Palo Alto, CA
Volunteer Meeting Area:
Near parking lot at 3803 East Bayshore on the trail
Number of Volunteers Needed:
15
Parking is Available at the Site:
Yes
Condition of Site:
Somewhat Littered
This Site is Appropriate for Volunteers Under 16 Years of Age:
Yes
Site Coordinator:
Joanna Tran - cleanbay@cityofpaloalto.org
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13. Matadero Creek
Site Description:
3201 East Bayshore Road, Palo Alto, CA
Volunteer Meeting Area:
Trailhead at Matadero Creek, near Emily Renzel Wetlands
Number of Volunteers Needed:
15
Parking is Available at the Site:
Yes
Condition of Site:
Somewhat littered
This Site is Appropriate for Volunteers Under 16 Years of Age:
Yes
Site Coordinator:
Kirsten Struve - (408) 630-3138 kstruve@valleywater.org
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14. Adobe Creek
Site Description:
3803 East Bayshore Road, Palo Alto, CA
Volunteer Meeting Area:
parking lot 3803 East Bayshore Road, Palo Alto, CA
Number of Volunteers Needed:
20
Parking is Available at the Site:
Yes
Condition of Site:
Somewhat littered
This Site is Appropriate for Volunteers Under 16 Years of Age:
Yes
Site Coordinator:
Erin Banks Rusby - erin@grassrootsecology.org
To sign up for this site (or for more information):

N/A

 

 

San José

15. Saratoga Creek
Site Description:
18900 Prospect Rd, Saratoga, CA 95070
Volunteer Meeting Area:
Prospect High School
Number of Volunteers Needed:
50
Parking is Available at the Site:
Yes
Condition of Site:
Somewhat littered
This Site is Appropriate for Volunteers Under 16 Years of Age:
Yes
Site Coordinator:
Tim Galleher
To sign up for this site (or for more information):

N/A

 

16. Ross Creek

Site Description:
Ross Avenue entrance
Volunteer Meeting Area:
Ross Avenue Safeway parking lot
Number of Volunteers Needed:

4

Parking is Available at the Site:
Yes
Condition of Site:
Somewhat littered
This Site is Appropriate for Volunteers Under 16 Years of Age:
No
Site Coordinator:
Ken Kelly - 408-823-8201 kk20699@att.net
To sign up for this site (or for more information):

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17. Coyote Creek

DATE CHANGE TO 05/13 FOR JUST THIS SITE

Site Description:
1690 Roberts Ave, San Jose, CA
Volunteer Meeting Area:
Just inside the corner on the field
Number of Volunteers Needed:
50
Parking is Available at the Site:
Yes
Condition of Site:
Somewhat Littered
This Site is Appropriate for Volunteers Under 16 Years of Age:
Yes
Site Coordinator:
Deb Kramer - 408.372.7053 info@keepcoyotecreekbeautiful.org
To sign up for this site (or for more information):
Register here at Eventbrite.

 

18. Guadalupe River
Site Description:
Private Group
Volunteer Meeting Area:

Private Group

Number of Volunteers Needed:
20
Parking is Available at the Site:
Yes
Condition of Site:
Heavily littered
This Site is Appropriate for Volunteers Under 16 Years of Age:
Yes
Site Coordinator:
Vincent DiCicco - PG&E
To sign up for this site (or for more information):

Private Group

 

19. Guadalupe River
Site Description:
2450 north first street
Volunteer Meeting Area:
To be decided
Number of Volunteers Needed:
20
Parking is Available at the Site:
No
Condition of Site:
Moderately littered
This Site is Appropriate for Volunteers Under 16 Years of Age:
Yes
Site Coordinator:
Claudia Goytia - claudia.goytia@nbcuni.com
To sign up for this site (or for more information):

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20. Thompson Creek
Site Description:
Everdale and Pettigrew by the city bridge
Volunteer Meeting Area:
Meet at the bridge at Everdale and Pettigrew Dr
Number of Volunteers Needed:
15
Parking is Available at the Site:
Yes
Condition of Site:
Heavily Littered
This Site is Appropriate for Volunteers Under 16 Years of Age:
No
Site Coordinator:
Elaine Talerico - Lanie5017@yahoo.com
To sign up for this site (or for more information):

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21. Los Gatos Creek
Site Description:
Willow Street
Volunteer Meeting Area:
Blackford Elementary School
Number of Volunteers Needed:
15
Parking is Available at the Site:
Yes
Condition of Site:
Moderately littered
This Site is Appropriate for Volunteers Under 16 Years of Age:
Yes
Site Coordinator:
Karen Hoffert - (408) 838-0521 khoffert01@yahoo.com
To sign up for this site (or for more information):

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22. Coyote Creek
Site Description:
Singleton Road
Volunteer Meeting Area:
Coyote Creek Trail at Tuers Road
Number of Volunteers Needed:
15
Parking is Available at the Site:
Yes
Condition of Site:
Moderately littered
This Site is Appropriate for Volunteers Under 16 Years of Age:
Yes
Site Coordinator:
William Fritz - 408-591-5245 bill@wgfritzconstruction.com
To sign up for this site (or for more information):

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23. Coyote Creek - NEW LOCATION BELOW
Site Description:
21st St & Julian St, San Jose, CA
Volunteer Meeting Area:
TBD
Number of Volunteers Needed:
65
Parking is Available at the Site:
Yes
Condition of Site:
Moderately Littered
This Site is Appropriate for Volunteers Under 16 Years of Age:
Yes
Site Coordinator:
Rachelle Cardona - (510) 463-6805 rcardona@savesfbay.org
To sign up for this site (or for more information):

N/A

 

24. Coyote Creek and Cottonwood Lake
Site Description:
985 Hellyer Avenue, San Jose CA 95111
Volunteer Meeting Area:
West Cottonwood Lake parking lot (Cottonwood group site at the southeast end of the lake)
Number of Volunteers Needed:
50
Parking is Available at the Site:
Yes
Condition of Site:
Moderately littered
This Site is Appropriate for Volunteers Under 16 Years of Age:
Yes
Site Coordinator:
Bryan Lue - bryan.lue@prk.sccgov.org
To sign up for this site (or for more information):
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25. Coyote Creek
Site Description:
855 Coyote Rd, San Jose
Volunteer Meeting Area:
La Raza Disc Golf Course
Number of Volunteers Needed:
30
Parking is Available at the Site:
Yes
Condition of Site:
Somewhat Littered
This Site is Appropriate for Volunteers Under 16 Years of Age:
Yes
Site Coordinator:
Deb Kramer - info@keepcoyotecreekbeautiful.org
To sign up for this site (or for more information):
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26. Los Gatos Creek at Willow Glen Trestle -

DATE CHANGE TO 05/13 FOR JUST THIS SITE

Site Description:
895 Coe Avenue
Volunteer Meeting Area:
For the Old Willow Glen Trestle site, parking is located near Coe Avenue. This site is east of Lincoln Avenue. You take Coe Avenue east and at the old train easement near Leona Court, make a left into the dirt lot. Parking and signups will be located near Coe Avenue and volunteers will then walk from here to the cleanup area.
Number of Volunteers Needed:
40
Parking is Available at the Site:
Yes
Condition of Site:
Moderately littered
This Site is Appropriate for Volunteers Under 16 Years of Age:
Yes
Site Coordinator:
Carol Szmkiewicz - c.szymkiewicz@sbcleancreeks.com
To sign up for this site (or for more information):

N/A

 

27. Guadalupe River

DATE CHANGE TO 05/13 FOR JUST THIS SITE

Site Description:
445 Willow Street
Volunteer Meeting Area:
445 Willow Street
Number of Volunteers Needed:
40
Parking is Available at the Site:
Yes
Condition of Site:
Moderately littered
This Site is Appropriate for Volunteers Under 16 Years of Age:
Yes
Site Coordinator:
Carol Szmkiewicz - c.szymkiewicz@sbcleancreeks.com
To sign up for this site (or for more information):

N/A

 

28. William Street Park
Site Description:
Private Group
Volunteer Meeting Area:
Private Group
Number of Volunteers Needed:
20
Parking is Available at the Site:
Yes
Condition of Site:
Heavily littered
This Site is Appropriate for Volunteers Under 16 Years of Age:
Yes
Site Coordinator:
Christian Gutiérrez - PG&E
To sign up for this site (or for more information):

Private Group

 
29. Coyote Creek
Site Description:
Tully/Senter Rd- SAN Jose
Volunteer Meeting Area:
Library on Tully Rd
Number of Volunteers Needed:
40
Parking is Available at the Site:
Yes
Condition of Site:
Heavily littered
This Site is Appropriate for Volunteers Under 16 Years of Age:
No
Site Coordinator:
Tony Vu - 408-307-3056 Vutony200023@gmail.com
To sign up for this site (or for more information):

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30. Guadalupe River Park
Site Description:
438 Coleman Ave, San Jose, CA 95110
Volunteer Meeting Area:
Coleman Ave at Autumn Pkwy, across from the Panera Bread
Number of Volunteers Needed:
20
Parking is Available at the Site:
No
Condition of Site:
Moderately littered
This Site is Appropriate for Volunteers Under 16 Years of Age:
Yes
Site Coordinator:
Dani Swisher - (408) 998-3939 dani.swisher@fairmont.com
To sign up for this site (or for more information):

N/A

 

 

31. Silver Creek/Ruby Creek
Site Description:
2305 S. White Rd
Volunteer Meeting Area:
Meet at the bridge, look for a blue Subaru Outback.
Number of Volunteers Needed:
50
Parking is Available at the Site:
Yes
Condition of Site:
Heavily littered
This Site is Appropriate for Volunteers Under 16 Years of Age:
Yes
Site Coordinator:
Roger Lundgren Jr - 408-674-7544 roger.lundgren@sanjoseca.gov
To sign up for this site (or for more information):

N/A

 

 

32. Guadalupe River

Site Description:
438 Coleman Ave. San Jose, ca
Volunteer Meeting Area:
438 Coleman Ave. San Jose, ca
Number of Volunteers Needed:
100
Parking is Available at the Site:
Yes
Condition of Site:
Heavily Littered
This Site is Appropriate for Volunteers Under 16 Years of Age:
Yes
Site Coordinator:
Ricky Davis - (408)298-7657 ricky@grpg.org
To sign up for this site (or for more information):

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33. Upper Penitencia Creek
Site Description:
White Road, San Jose, Ca.
Volunteer Meeting Area:
Meet a vehicular wooden bridge
Number of Volunteers Needed:
50
Parking is Available at the Site:
Yes
Condition of Site:
Heavily Littered
This Site is Appropriate for Volunteers Under 16 Years of Age:
Yes
Site Coordinator:
Alex Bianchi - (408) 623-4669 alex@demattei.com
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34. Los Gatos Creek
Site Description:
Leigh Ave
Volunteer Meeting Area:
In front of Blackford Elementary School
Number of Volunteers Needed:
25
Parking is Available at the Site:
Yes
Condition of Site:
Moderately littered
This Site is Appropriate for Volunteers Under 16 Years of Age:
Yes
Site Coordinator:
Leslie Anido - 408.505.1970 leslie_anido@sccoe.org
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35. San Tomas Aquino Creek
Site Description:
4974 Westmont Avenue
Volunteer Meeting Area:
Westmont Avenue Bridge (West of High School playing fields)
Number of Volunteers Needed:
10
Parking is Available at the Site:
Yes
Condition of Site:
Moderately littered
This Site is Appropriate for Volunteers Under 16 Years of Age:
Yes
Site Coordinator:
Stefanny Moreno - (408) 354-4734 svmoreno@wvcwp.org
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36. Guadalupe River
Site Description:
Little Italy San Jose (323 W St John St, San Jose, CA 95110)
Volunteer Meeting Area:
St. John Bridge (On West St John St between North Autumn St and North River St)
Number of Volunteers Needed:
60
Parking is Available at the Site:
Yes
Condition of Site:
Moderately littered
This Site is Appropriate for Volunteers Under 16 Years of Age:
Yes
Site Coordinator:
Christine La - christine.la@salasobrien.com
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37. Guadalupe River - SITE CANCELED
Site Description:
CANCELED
Volunteer Meeting Area:
CANCELED
Number of Volunteers Needed:
100
Parking is Available at the Site:
Yes
Condition of Site:
Moderately littered
This Site is Appropriate for Volunteers Under 16 Years of Age:
CANCELED
Site Coordinator:
Bernie Rosales - (408) 535-3538 bernie.rosales@sanjoseca.gov
To sign up for this site (or for more information):

CANCELED

 

38. Guadalupe Reservoir
Site Description:
Private Group
Volunteer Meeting Area:
Private Group
Number of Volunteers Needed:
10
Parking is Available at the Site:
Yes
Condition of Site:
Moderately littered
This Site is Appropriate for Volunteers Under 16 Years of Age:
Yes
Site Coordinator:
Jack Marshall
To sign up for this site (or for more information):

N/A

 

46. Guadalupe River
Site Description:
5700 Almaden Expy, San Jose, CA 95123
Volunteer Meeting Area:
SCVWD Headquarters (behind HQ building by canopy area)
Number of Volunteers Needed:
30
Parking is Available at the Site:
Yes
Condition of Site:
Moderately littered
This Site is Appropriate for Volunteers Under 16 Years of Age:
Yes
Site Coordinator:
Cesar Arellano - (408) 710 -6532 CArellano@valleywater.org
To sign up for this site (or for more information):

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Santa Clara

39. On-land Cleanup
Site Description:
2525 Tasman Drive, Santa Clara, CA 95054
Volunteer Meeting Area:
2525 Tasman Drive (Tasman Parking Garage)
Number of Volunteers Needed:
30
Parking is Available at the Site:
Yes
Condition of Site:
Moderately littered
This Site is Appropriate for Volunteers Under 16 Years of Age:
Yes
Site Coordinator:
Karen Hickey - 408-615-3097 kahickey@santaclaraca.gov
To sign up for this site (or for more information):

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40. Saratoga Creek
Site Description:
2610 El Camino Real, Santa Clara, CA 95051
Volunteer Meeting Area:
Water District Gate at the corner of El Camino Real and Bowe Avenue
Number of Volunteers Needed:
12
Parking is Available at the Site:
Yes
Condition of Site:
Somewhat littered
This Site is Appropriate for Volunteers Under 16 Years of Age:
Yes
Site Coordinator:
Karen Hickey - 408-615-3097 kahickey@santaclaraca.gov
To sign up for this site (or for more information):

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41. Saratoga Creek
Site Description:
Private Group
Volunteer Meeting Area:
Private Group
Number of Volunteers Needed:
40
Parking is Available at the Site:
No
Condition of Site:
Moderately littered
This Site is Appropriate for Volunteers Under 16 Years of Age:
Yes
Site Coordinator:
Bhawana Kamil
To sign up for this site (or for more information):

N/A

 

42. San Tomas Aquino Creek
Site Description:
Private Group
Volunteer Meeting Area:
Private Group
Number of Volunteers Needed:
10
Parking is Available at the Site:
Yes
Condition of Site:
Somewhat littered
This Site is Appropriate for Volunteers Under 16 Years of Age:
No
Site Coordinator:
Ed Maurer
To sign up for this site (or for more information):

N/A

 

Sunnyvale

 

43. Sunnyvale Lawrence Station
Site Description:
Willow Avenue at Lawrence Station
Volunteer Meeting Area:
Willow Avenue at Lawrence Station
Number of Volunteers Needed:
10
Parking is Available at the Site:
No
Condition of Site:
Somewhat littered
This Site is Appropriate for Volunteers Under 16 Years of Age:
No
Site Coordinator:
Nghi Truong - neetruong@gmail.com
To sign up for this site (or for more information):

N/A

 

44. Sunnyvale West Channel
Site Description:
1100 N Mathilda Ave, Sunnyvale, CA
Volunteer Meeting Area:
Sheraton Hotel Parking Lot
Number of Volunteers Needed:
10
Parking is Available at the Site:
Yes
Condition of Site:
Moderately littered
This Site is Appropriate for Volunteers Under 16 Years of Age:
No
Site Coordinator:
Diana Ruud - 408-499-9363 diana.g.ruud@lmco.com
To sign up for this site (or for more information):

N/A

45. Sunnyvale East Channel and portions of Calabazas and San Tomas Aquino Creeks
Site Description:
999 E Caribbean Dr, Sunnyvale, CA 94089
Volunteer Meeting Area:
Baylands Park - 999 E Caribbean Dr, Sunnyvale, CA 94089
Number of Volunteers Needed:
30
Parking is Available at the Site:
Yes
Condition of Site:
Moderately littered
This Site is Appropriate for Volunteers Under 16 Years of Age:
No
Site Coordinator:
Jackie Davison - 408-730-7717 green@sunnyvale.ca.gov
To sign up for this site (or for more information):

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Creek Connections Action Group - 5750 Almaden Expressway - San José, CA 95118 - (408) (408) 630- 2239 - info@valleywater.org