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Graffiti Clean Up Day

Help remove hundreds of tags in Pacific Beach at our 10th annual Graffiti Clean Up Day, Saturday, April 28th, 9am – 12 noon.  Volunteers needed to help identify graffiti tags in PB ahead of event.  To report and help mapping process, contact:

On event day, volunteers will meet at PB Presbyterian Church, 1675 Garnet Ave, to receive training and pick up supplies/cleaners.

Download the event information sheet here and download the cleanup participation waiver here.

If you can’t volunteer, please consider making a donation toward purchase of supplies for the cleanup.  To donate, click here.

[Posted on 10 Mar 2018]

Clean & Safe Program Debuts in Pacific Beach

The PB Business District is implementing a Clean & Safe program covering areas including the boardwalk near Crystal Pier, Garnet to Ingraham, and parts of Felspar and Hornblend.

The Clean & Safe program is made up of a Maintenance Team and Safety Ambassadors.

The Safety Ambassadors, who work for a security company, will serve to complement the San Diego Police Department. They will help visitors with information and provide social outreach referrals for homeless. A program of this kind is already being used in Downtown San Diego.

The non-profit Pacific Beach Street Guardians will be maintaining the streets, sidewalks and alleys in the business district. The Street Guardians are made up of homeless men and women who have been thoroughly screened, and want to work to better their situation.

Watch a KUSI report on the announcement of this program.

Get more info on the Street Guardians, who are also available to work for businesses and residents.

[Posted on 03 Feb 2017]

Help Clean Our Beaches December 6th!!


[Posted on 04 Dec 2014]

Thanks The Local PB for Keeping our Community Clean!!

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The Local PB hosted a beach clean-up last week, gathering employees and pacific beach residents to help keep the neighborhood clean and welcoming! We scoured the streets and alleys picking up what has been left behind. Participants were invited to join in some grub, drinks, and live music afterwards. The staff at The Local PB will continue to work hard to keep the community beautiful!

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[Posted on 27 Aug 2014]

Thank You Core Power Yoga!


Who: CorePower Yoga What: Neighborhood Clean- Up Date: Wednesday, July 30, 2014 Time: 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. Location: Around the CorePower Yoga studio Corepower Yoga Teachers-in-Training had a fabulous time beautifying PB for their Karma Yoga Project! The coolest part? All the appreciative PBcians we met while we were picking up trash!

[Posted on 18 Aug 2014]

Thank you PB Women’s club for a job well done!

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[Posted on 18 Jul 2014]

Thanks Crown Point Coffee for Keeping PB Clean!

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[Posted on 07 Jun 2014]

Thanks to The Wood Group for Keeping our Beaches Clean!

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[Posted on 21 May 2014]

Crown Point Junior Music Academy gives back on Earth Day!

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Crown Point Junior Music Academy gives back to Mother Earth on Tuesday April 22nd, 2014 (Earth Day). Over 75 4th and 5th grade students, parents, and staff clean up the neighborhood along Pacific Beach Dr., Ingraham St., Fortuna St., Jewell St., and Shasta. (photo above only shows one class, Mrs. Bower) With PB Town Council providing gloves and trash pickers, students were not afraid to pick up dog poop and cigarette butts, which was amongst the most common waste found in the neighborhood, as well as other trash articles. When students returned to school, 20 bags of trash were counted. Students had the opportunity to learn about the importance of cleaning up after themselves, their dogs, and keeping the environment clean.

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[Posted on 18 May 2014]

St. Paul’s Lutheran School Cleans Up Pacific Beach!

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On Monday, March 24, St. Paul’s Lutheran Schools students in grade K-8 fanned out in the neighborhood north of the school (1376 Felspar Street) to pick up trash and recyclables from the sidewalk areas, curb and alleys. 135 students and 12 teachers and parents participated in in this Pacific Beach clean-up. Each class was assigned a route to follow and in 90 minutes the students were able to clean-up the area bounded on the east by Ingraham Street, Cass Street to the west, Felspar to the south and Chalcedony to the north, as well as cleaning up the parking lot of the Wells Fargo Bank. The students and staff had a great time making “Pacific Beach shine” and they did get a little competitive to see who could pick up the most trash. St. Paul’s Lutheran School appreciates the opportunity to serve the community of Pacific Beach and to partner with the Pacific Beach Town Council for this project. Thank you for the supplies for the clean-up (the students really liked the “pickers” and I had more than one request to be able to keep them!). We would also love to participate in a project like this on a regular basis. Fred Friedrichs, Principal St. Paul’s Lutheran School

[Posted on 02 May 2014]

Thank you Council District Two staff and Volunteers!!

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The Council District Two staff was in the Pacific Beach community last week and joined volunteers in trimming back ice plant that had grown onto the boardwalk. They were even joined by a homeless neighbor who pitched in with the clean up.

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[Posted on 26 Apr 2014]

Duck Dive Beach Clean Up on April 22nd!

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[Posted on 21 Apr 2014]

PBTC’s 7th Annual Beach Cleanup! Come help keep our beaches clean!

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[Posted on 30 Mar 2014]

Rose Creek Cleanup with ILACSD and Rotary

Join the PB Town Council’s Safe & Beautiful committee and the Rotary Club of Mission Bay at the Mission Bay High School student parking lot on April 28th to help clean up our Rose Creek.

Although registration is not required organizers do ask that we do so to help them plan for resources. Click here to register.

Campland on the Bay is donating ice cream for our Ice Cream Social starting at 11:45 AM, so plan on staying for a bit and maybe win a prize or two at the raffle.

For those of you who have not yet been to a Rose Creek cleanup, these aren’t like beach cleanups where you pick up traditional trash and litter.
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[Posted on 15 Apr 2012]

2012 5th Annual Graffiti Day – March 24th

Graffiti Day will be held this year on Saturday, March 24th.

Join us for the Pacific Beach Town Council’s 5th annual Graffiti Day – painting out graffiti throughout our community.

Mark your calendars for Saturday, March 24th, from 9am – 1pm. Our rain date is at the same time on April 28th and will not be called until 8am on the day of the event by a post right here on this website.

We’ll provide the tools, gloves, paint, training – and all the graffiti you can imagine. All you need to do is join us to help beautify our community.

Graffiti Day 2012 Flyer
Please use this brochure to invite anyone that can help!

Volunteer Waiver
All volunteers must complete this waiver and those under 18 must have a parent or guardian’s signature.

As has been the case year after year, a number of sponsors make this event possible and without their help we would only be able to touch a small fraction of what we’ll achieve during this event. They include:

g”>Pacific Beach Presbyterian Church – who has graciously provided us with their facility to act as a meeting place for organizing many months in advance, staging area to collect donated supplies and get them organized in lots for volunteer teams, music, food and hospitality the day of the event. We appreciate everything PB Presbyterian has done to support this event – for the fourth year in a row!

Frazee Paint – Another major supporter every year has been Frazee Paint located on Hornblend St. at Cass St. The first year Frazee graciously donated all the paint needed for the entire event. We would’ve not been able to paint out several thousand tags without their generous support.

Ace Hardware – Each year Ace Hardware has been a generous donor of various supplies as well as giving us discounts on needed supplies.

Hammer & Nails Hardware – Each year Hammer & Nails has been a generous donor as well as giving us discounts on needed supplies.

Home Depot – Each year Home Depot on Sports Arena Blvd. and Genesee Ave. has graciously donated buckets and given us discounts on purchases of supplies.

We look forward to working with everyone on this year’s event.

[Posted on 11 Mar 2012]