San Onofre State Beach

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San Diego Vows to Dress Down SoCal Nudists

But skinny dippers promise a fight over famed beach

(Newser) - Officials in San Diego County are drawing battle lines over those who give up tan lines. For years, naturists have flocked to San Onofre State Beach to skinny dip in seclusion—but after Labor Day, park rangers will issue citations to nudists at the iconic getaway, which even Richard Nixon... More »

Shark Kills Man; SoCal Beaches Closed

First area fatality since 1994 sparks fears of great white rampage

(Newser) - Beaches north of San Diego were closed today after a man was fatally injured by a shark, the Union-Tribune reports. While witnesses could identify “the culprit” only as a “big gray shark,” an expert contacted by the Los Angeles Times said, “This almost certainly was a... More »

Gov. Terminates Clint's Term on California Parks Panel

Actor opposed toll road through state park

(Newser) - California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger didn't make fellow actor Clint Eastwood's day when he opted not to renew his term on the state parks commission, reports the Los Angeles Times. The guvernator said it's time to give others a chance to serve. “They make changes, and that’s their prerogative,... More »

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