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Old 02-09-2012, 11:03 AM
 
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Pretty surprised by this one. I'm not usually one to cry overregulation. Its starting in LA County, but could spread to other beaches in the state. Its hard to imagine I grew up along these SoCal beaches and never once sustained injuries from such hazardous activities. Oh, and a child digging a hole deeper than 18" is illegal also.

LA County OKs $1,000 Fine For Throwing Football, Frisbee On Beaches CBS Los Angeles

Derek
Seriously? Seriously? WTH is wrong with those people.
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Old 02-09-2012, 11:04 AM
 
Location: San Diego
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Seriously? Seriously? WTH is wrong with those people.
Who gets the ticket, the kid or the adult?
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Old 02-09-2012, 11:09 AM
 
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Gosh, soon they wont let you build sand castles with out a building permit or property taxes.
You didn't get the memo? That law was quietly implemented while all the citizens slept on Christmas Eve.

You also now need a license and registration to own and / or operate a 12" plastic sand shovel.
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Old 02-09-2012, 11:29 AM
 
Location: Monterey County, CA
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You didn't get the memo? That law was quietly implemented while all the citizens slept on Christmas Eve.

You also now need a license and registration to own and / or operate a 12" plastic sand shovel.
Hahaa, they'll find a way to balance their budgets yet!
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Old 02-09-2012, 11:31 AM
 
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Hahaa, they'll find a way to balance their budgets yet!
Where there's a will, or a deficit, there's a way.
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Old 02-09-2012, 11:46 AM
 
Location: In them thar hills
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Pretty surprised by this one. I'm not usually one to cry overregulation. Its starting in LA County, but could spread to other beaches in the state. Its hard to imagine I grew up along these SoCal beaches and never once sustained injuries from such hazardous activities. Oh, and a child digging a hole deeper than 18" is illegal also.

LA County OKs $1,000 Fine For Throwing Football, Frisbee On Beaches CBS Los Angeles

Derek
The atmosphere is way more uptight than when we were kids.

The crowd in power, especially in coastal / urban areas, are a real piece of work. On the surface they try to PR themselves as these Green, LGBT friendly, progressive demigods and meanwhile, they are in reality busy bodies who want to micromanage everything, way more than any of the good old boys ever considered.
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Old 02-09-2012, 12:42 PM
 
Location: SF Bay Area
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Gosh, soon they wont let you build sand castles with out a building permit or property taxes.
At the end of the article "... the ordinance also prohibits digging any hole deeper than 18 inches into the sand except where permission is granted for film and TV production services only."
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Old 02-09-2012, 12:44 PM
 
Location: San Diego
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The atmosphere is way more uptight than when we were kids.

The crowd in power, especially in coastal / urban areas, are a real piece of work. On the surface they try to PR themselves as these Green, LGBT friendly, progressive demigods and meanwhile, they are in reality busy bodies who want to micromanage everything, way more than any of the good old boys ever considered.
The crowd behind running everyone out of SD beaches is the older bunch that used to party at the beach non-stop back in the day. They ended up buying on the water and then wanted the new batch of kids run out of the area. They got it too.
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Old 02-09-2012, 01:36 PM
 
Location: Yucaipa, California
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The question is will law enforcement enforce it or give you a warning ? Just go to a state beach instead.
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Old 02-09-2012, 01:46 PM
 
Location: San Diego
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The question is will law enforcement enforce it or give you a warning ? Just go to a state beach instead.
You bet they will. All agencies are broke.
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