Public Health reports high bacteria at 2 L.A. County beaches

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By Yosi Yahoudai
Founder and Managing Partner

Public Health officials have added two other locations to the list of Los Angeles County beaches affected by high levels of bacteria.

The entire swim area of Escondido Creek at Escondido State Beach and Inner Cabrillo Beach in San Pedro are considered dangerous until further notice, according to the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health.

These two locations join eight others the department publicized on Tuesday where beach visitors should avoid swimming, surfing and playing in the ocean.

Unlike ocean water use warnings issued in the winter and spring, these do not expire 72 hours after recent rainfall ends. Instead, they remain in place until bacteria levels return to an acceptable level in tests.

For information, call 800-525-5662 or visit publichealth.lacounty.gov/beach.

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About the Author
Yosi Yahoudai is a founder and the managing partner of J&Y. His practice is comprised primarily of cases involving automobile and motorcycle accidents, but he also represents people in premises liability lawsuits, including suits alleging dangerous conditions of public property, third-party criminal conduct, and intentional torts. He also has expertise in cases involving product defects, dog bites, elder abuse, and sexual assault. He earned his Bachelor of Arts from the University of California and is admitted to practice in all California State Courts, and the United States District Court for the Southern District of California. If you have any questions about this article, you can contact Yosi by clicking here.