As you probably know, Governor Newsom announced on Thursday a HARD CLOSE of all Orange County beaches. The Governor did not include other counties in California in his order. Beaches may be closed in OTHER counties and cities, based on the decision of their city and county leaders. I don’t have that up-to-date information for other counties, because my only focus is on Laguna Beach. The Surfline list of closures is considered to be quite accurate, however. Access it here.
But here in The O.C., beaches are closed to everyone. I DO know that, ha. No jogging, walking, swimming, surfing, skimboarding, tanning, walking the dog, whatever.
Here’s my May 1st update on that closure and enforcement:
O.C. Beach closure enforcement update: 🏝HARD CLOSE on all Orange County beaches begins TODAY, Fri, May 1st. I just talked to 2 O.C. Parks Rangers in South Laguna. TWENTY O.C. Rangers have been sent down to patrol Orange County beaches in South Laguna and into Dana Point county beaches. In trucks and on beaches, all day and evening, every day.
ALSO 2 standing O.C. Parks personnel posted at each of our South Laguna county beach entrances including Camel Point, West Street, Table Rock, 1000 Steps, etc.
O.C. Sheriff and LB City also upping street and parking/traffic patrols and O.C. Lifeguards being brought in for added beach patrol.
Stay tuned for more details from City of Laguna Beach.
I know a lot of readers out my there don’t like the Governor’s edict, but the faster we comply, the faster we all get the O.C. beaches back. Please share this news. Thanks for your support of Laguna Beach. We miss you and look forward to having you back… just not this weekend or week ahead on the beaches, lol. ❤️