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Southern California beach erosion is worst in a decade

The Los Angeles Times, 2 April 2010
Publié le : 2 avril 2010
 Tony Barboza 
"Jeremy and Fernando Gutierrez descended a staircase to a cove in Laguna Beach for a nighttime lobster dive and almost fell into the ocean.

"Even in the darkness, the brothers could see what the problem was -- the sand at Treasure Island Beach had all but disappeared, leaving a rugged landscape of rock and a sudden drop-off where the staircase once led gently to the strand.

""I couldn't believe it," said Fernando Gutierrez, 26, of Costa Mesa. "There was no beach and a 20-foot drop-off."

"It's a similar scene at dozens of other Southern California beaches where powerful winter storms have swept away a spectacular amount of sand."

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