(Los Angeles, CA) — All Los Angeles County beaches will close for the 4th of July weekend. The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department Lost Hills Station made the announcement on Twitter today after avoiding the question at an earlier news conference. The statement says all beaches, piers, bike paths and beach access points will be closed starting this Friday through Monday. The Lost Hills Station will be patrolling the beaches all weekend and are threatening one-thousand-dollar fine for those who disobey. The county reported nearly three-thousand new COVID cases today, the highest number reported in a single day. There are over one-hundred-thousand cases of coronavirus in Los Angeles County.
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From County Supervisor Janice Hahn’s Twitter:
Due to rising #COVID19 cases all @CountyofLA beaches will be closing again temporarily this weekend, July 3rd through 6th. We had almost 3,000 reported cases just today. We cannot risk having crowds at the beach this holiday weekend.
Read more here from the LA Daily News
Today, the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors announced the closure of our beaches, piers, beach bike paths, and beach access points beginning 7/3/2020 through 7/6/2020. The Malibu/Lost Hills Station Beach Team will be patrolling the beaches throughout the weekend and late into the evening. This new order makes it illegal to trespass at these locations and is punishable by law to include, but not limited to, a $1000 fine.
Please follow the LA County Health Mandates. We want to ensure the health and safety of all our residents.