Newport Beach: A Lifeguard's Story | KCET
Newport Beach: A Lifeguard's Story
Newport Beach Lifeguard Officer Gary Conwell, featured in this video, is spot-on when talking about how the California Coastal Trail allows for more access to the ocean:
Exactly. Access to the coast is not just for those fortunate enough to live near it. It's for all. And that's right in line with the mission of the CCT's parent agency (and partial funder of this series), the California Coastal Conservancy. Here it is codified in state law:
So go out and enjoy Newport Beach and beyond!
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