Beach battle: Surfers calling for 'Longer Beach'

Surfers in the City of Long Beach are pushing for more time and space where they can hang ten in the summer months.The Long Beach

LONG BEACH - Surfers in the City of Long Beach are pushing for more time and space where they can hang ten in the summer months.The Long Beach Surfers Association will present a plan to city officials tonight that seeks to expand the number of hours and beaches that are designated just for surfers. The group says it's necessary to avoid having surfers crash into swimmers when the shore gets crowded in the summer.Currently, Lincoln and Maple boulevard beaches are surfing-only, seven days a week. The association says it's looking for the Laurelton Avenue beach to get the same treatment, plus the addition of part-time surfing areas at Roosevelt, Lafayette and Lindell Boulevard beaches.

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