California: Some beaches stay open, others shut down – why coastal closures are varying during coronavirus response

California: Some beaches stay open, others shut down – why coastal closures are varying during coronavirus response


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As various government agencies navigate uncharted waters, each stretch of sand may have different protocols when it comes to coastal access.Part of the confusion is caused because different government agencies have control over various stretches of the coast.

There’s one agency that ties them all together – the California Coastal Commission – but the state agency in charge of public access was still working on a statement as of Tuesday…

Read Full Article, OC Register (03-25-2020)

Is going to the beach OK? What about hiking? CNN (03-23-2020)

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