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'Keep Hookers off the Pier!' banner to fly over Manhattan Beach
'Keep Hookers off the Pier!' banner to fly over Manhattan Beach

A banner reading “Keep Hookers off the Pier! Ban Fishing” will fly over Manhattan Beach as part of a lobbying effort by People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals ahead of a City Council vote on the issue Tuesday night. In the wake of a shark attack near the pier over Fourth of July weekend, Manhattan Beach temporarily banned fishing on the pier amid concern that a fisherman's bait might have lured the shark closer to shore and agitated the predator as it thrashed on the line for nearly an hour. Some have proposed making the ban permanent. The provocatively phrased PETA banner “will remind beach communities in Los Angeles County that the best way to...

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