OCEAN BEACH, CA. Something’s fishy in Ocean Beach. Or at least the recent stench that has seemingly permeated the community has a fishy source (not literally). Where is it coming from?
SDG&E reports that they received 500 calls about a gaseous odor. 25 technicians were sent out to investigate.
The San Diego Fire-Rescue Department has responded that the source is the San Diego River. They say that it’s all due to the low tide in the river. Because of the low tide, decaying organic material was exposed, causing the odor that seemed to be everywhere from Ocean Beach to Point Loma.
Do you agree? Do you agree that the stench comes from decaying organic material in the River?
We have had at least one reader leave a rant on this:
I’m writing to rant about the horrible stench that consumed our community today. I WAS SCARED!. I physically felt nauseated. I was afraid my building would blow up. When I watched the news tonight they said it was natural grass fumes coming from the bay. BULLSHIT! What do they think…we are a bunch of morons. I hope we as a community raise our own Stink about this one.
Here’s a link to the SignOnSanDiego article.