Coronavirus Update: Gov. Newsom Focuses Hard Beach Closures On Orange CountyAfter rumors that he would be issuing an order closing all beaches and state parks in California, on Thursday Gov. Gavin Newsom announced that he was instead ordering the temporary closure of all Orange County beaches beginning Friday.
Coronavirus Update: San Mateo Deputies Handed Out More Than 1,000 Citations And Stay-At-Home Warnings Over WeekendDuring the weekend surge to the San Mateo coastline, sheriff's deputies handed out more than 1,000 citations and warnings for violations of the county's stay-at-home order, officials announced Tuesday.
CA Risks Backslide As Warm Weather Lures Folks Outside During COVID-19 Stay Home OrderAs life under the Bay Area's shelter-in-place order enters a seventh week, it remains a study in contrasts. Warm weekend weather drew thousands of restless Californians to beaches up and down the coast.
Coronavirus Update: Gov. Newsom Chastises Shelter Scofflaws; 'Virus Doesn't Take The Weekend Off'Governor Gavin Newsom on Monday criticized people who ignored the ongoing coronavirus shelter order over the weekend and packed beaches in Southern California, saying "the virus doesn't take the weekend off."
Warm Weather Pushes Homebound To Beaches, Threatening LockdownPublic health officials worry summer-like weekend weather will pose a serious challenge to the emergency shelter-in-place order that has helped to slow the spread of the coronavirus outbreak in California.
Warm Weather Draws Out-Of-Towners To Pacifica Beaches Despite Shelter In Place OrderDespite the closure of designated parking lots at Pacifica beaches and the ongoing stay-at-home order, there were crowds of surfers and beach goers tempted out by the warm weather Wednesday.
Coronavirus Update: Santa Cruz County Officials Discourage Beach Gatherings During PandemicOfficials in Santa Cruz County on Monday issued a statement urging travelers to avoid crowding the county's beaches during the COVID-19 outbreak.
Newsom Gives Public Access To State's Exclusive 'Beaches Out Of Reach'A fight to open up a pristine stretch of California coastline is finally over.
Sewage Spill Forces Closure Of Popular Monterey County BeachesSeveral popular Monterey County beaches were closed Sunday after as much as 4.9 million gallons of sewage spilled into Monterey Bay from a wastewater treatment plant before it was stopped.
Helicopter Crew Warns Paddle-Boarders About Nearby SharksA sheriff's helicopter crew warned a group of paddle-boarders to get out of the ocean after spotting more than a dozen great white sharks along the Southern California coast.
Lawmaker Seeks To Ban Smoking On California State Beaches, ParksMarin County Assemblymember Marc Levine wants to ban smoking on all California state beaches and state parks.