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The Port of Stockton is set to host a community cleanup event Saturday focused on cleaning areas at Roberts Island in San Joaquin County, and volunteers wanting to participate still have the chance to sign up, according to port officials.

The event is part of the 11-day statewide Clean California Community Days — Spring into Action campaign sponsored by the Governor’s Office and Caltrans that kicked off last Friday.

Volunteers will meet at the Port Administration Building located at 2201 W. Washington St. and will caravan to the cleanup site.

Cleaning supplies and snacks will be provided for volunteers at the event.

According to Port of Stockton officials, Roberts Island was selected as the cleanup location because it is an area near the port and is a place where people dump large amounts of trash regularly.

Anyone wanting to volunteer for the cleanup can contact Karen Romero by email.

Victoria Franco is a reporter based in Stockton covering San Joaquin County for Bay City News Foundation and its nonprofit news site Local News Matters. She is a Report for America corps member.

Victoria Franco, Bay City News

Victoria Franco is a Stockton-based reporter covering the diverse news around the Central Valley as part of the Report for America program. As a Stockton native, Franco is proud to cover stories within her community and report a variety of coverage. She is a San Jose State University alumna with a Bachelor of Science degree in Journalism. In her collegiate years she was Managing Editor for the Spartan Daily. From her time at the Spartan Daily she helped lead her staff to California College Media Awards and a General Excellence first place. Victoria encourages readers to email her story tips and ideas at