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A trio of young surfers walks past a couple wearing protective masks as beachgoers enjoy summer-like weather April 22 in Huntington Beach.(Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times)

CA - Orange County keeps beaches open, but tells outsiders to stay away during heat wave

Some Orange County beaches are open as the region’s first big heat wave of the year hits Southern California.

While people visiting O.C. beaches will be able to get on the sand and in the water, with proper social distancing, the parking lots will remain closed. And officials are urging outsiders to stay away.

That might be hard: Most Los Angeles County beaches (as well as trails and recreation areas) remain closed. So Orange County’s shores might end up being a big draw.

Here’s a look at the details:

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