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A Dilemma for California Legislators: Preserve Public Beaches or Protect Coastal Homes

Up and down California, rising seas are threatening seaside property. As of 2018, around 148 miles of the California coast have been fortified with jetties, breakwaters, sea walls and other hard barriers that safeguard roads, highways, harbors, military bases and homes.  But such features don’t always protect California’s pristine beaches. When waves reflect off a hardREAD MORE