Outlawed On Los Angeles Beaches: Footballs, Frisbees, Sand Digging, Surfers 'Shooting The Pier'

L.A. Beaches Ban Footballs, Frisbees, and Sand Digging; Fines Up To $1000

Earlier this week, according to CBS Los Angeles, the California county passed a 37-page ordinance that prohibits "any person to cast, toss, throw, kick or roll" any object other than a beach ball or volleyball "upon or over any beach" between Memorial Day and Labor Day.

...citizens caught in violation of the area's new ordinance will be fined $1,000. This means no tossing a football and no throwing a Frisbee on the sands of L.A. County beaches. They've even gone as far as prohibiting anyone "digging any hole deeper than 18 inches into the sand except where permission is granted for film and TV production services only."

There are numerous other prohibitions in the ordinance, for instance this one in 'Section 53 - section 17.12.480.' which states: "no person shall swim, surf, skin dive, or scuba dive, or otherwise recreate in the Pacific Ocean within one hundred feet of any pier' - so it is now illegal for surfers to 'shoot the pier'. Other rules regulating how far offshore people are allowed to go - 200 yds, or 50 yds. past the farthest breaking wave; and another which states 'no loud playing or boisterous noise making';...and much more.

Big brother twilight zone on southern California beaches. Micromanagement and totalitarianism are one and the same. This is that...

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