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Paradise Cove gets Coastal Commission warning over beach access
Paradise Cove gets Coastal Commission warning over beach access

Opening a new front in the battle over Malibu beach access, California regulators have sent warning letters to the operator of tony Paradise Cove after complaints from surfers about harassment as well as exorbitant walk-in and parking fees. Documents reviewed by the Los Angeles Times and interviews indicate that the California Coastal Commission investigation was sparked by multiple episodes over the last year. Some involved members of the Black Surfers Collective, a nonprofit group that promotes diversity in the sport, who said they were not allowed to carry their surfboards across the sand at Paradise Cove. Another concerned a surfer who said he and a friend were required to pay $40 to...

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