By Linjun Fan
Albany’s beach is splattered with solid toxic contaminants and birds struggle with heavily-oiled wings. The beach was closed, and the East Bay Regional Parks District sent a helicopter to inspect the damage from the spill on the waterfront Friday afternoon. Katherine Cody, a homeless person camped at the Albany Bulb, and City Councilmember Joanne Wile are working together to save the dying birds. Watch the slideshow below for more.