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On a warm day in Southern California, county line separates beachgoers from stay-homers

On a warm day in Southern California, county line separates beachgoers from stay-homers

A surfer hangs 10 and a bit more while catching waves as some tried to regain some semblance of normality during days of the coronavirus crisis at Deer Creek beach in Ventura County on April 15, 2020. Point Mugu State Park has been closed since April 7 in an effort to prevent crowds and help stop the spread of the coronavirus.  (Genaro Molina / Los Angeles Times)
A group of friends, who briefly didn’t comply with social distancing restrictions, enjoy a moment of normality amid the coronavirus crisis along Pacific Coast Highway at Point Mugu State Park, (Genaro Molina/Los Angeles Times)
Rojae Mill, 24, left, and Sophie Goodmanson, 23, dance and jump around at a beach in Long Beach that is closed for swimming because of COVID-19. Mill and Goodmanson, both furloughed from a coffee shop, were meeting for the first time since the stay-at-home orders. Goodmanson said the coronavirus has shown us how to be ourselves. (Irfan Khan/Los Angeles Times)
Kayakers, boaters and a paddle boarder observe coronavirus social distancing rules while exercising and gliding through Huntington Harbour on the first warm day in weeks. The snow-capped San Gabriel Mountains are seen in the distance. (Allen J. Schaben/Los Angeles Times)
A person floats through calm, cool waters of Bayshore Beach marina in the morning in Long Beach. (Irfan Khan/Los Angeles Times)
A man enjoys the morning view of marina and mountains in Long Beach.  (Irfan Khan/Los Angeles Times)
Security guard Maria Rodas patrols the strand in Hermosa Beach. The strand and the beach were closed because of the coronavirus outbreak.  (Mel Melcon/Los Angeles Times)
The Ventura Promenade Beach Playground is closed as Ventura has closed its parks, beach and pier. But morning sunshine and warm temperatures brought people to the beach despite warnings about the coronavirus. (Al Seib/Los Angeles Times)
Miriam Burciga, 27, relaxes on a perch overlooking Point Mugu State Park. (Genaro Molina/Los Angeles Times)
Tommie Dillione, left, works on her computer; Chloe Houlihin, who is an on-call medical field engineer, relaxes in a hammock; and Jay Mitsch watches home videos with his son, Avry, 3, at Trask Triangle Park in Playa del Rey. (Allen J. Schaben/Los Angeles Times)
Ventura City Police Lt. Al Gomez gives verbal warnings as people visit the closed Ventura Promenade. (Al Seib/Los Angeles Times)
Dean Banks, 64, who has spent 61 of those years in Ventura, and his dancing partner Cate Moore. They were cycling through the Ventura Promenade. (Al Seib/Los Angeles Times)
John Dodson, 69, takes his 3 1/2-mile walk to the Ventura Pier. (Al Seib/Los Angeles Times)
Ty Renner, 34, left, and husband Randy Renner, 33, work out in front of their home in Hermosa Beach. Normally they work out at a gym called After Burn Fitness in Hermosa Beachm but it is closed because of the coronavirus outbreak. They said that they have a home business called South Bay Social, an entertainment app that informs people what is going on in the area ,but that all their clients are on pause.  (Mel Melcon/Los Angeles Times)
Children in Ventura. (Al Seib/Los Angeles Times)
Families, cyclists and joggers continue to congregate at the Ventura Promenade. (Al Seib/Los Angeles Times)
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