UPDATE on Notice: Dredging in Marina del Rey - Starts December 12, 2016
- The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will begin a five-month dredging effort at the north entry of Marina del Rey starting December 12 (postponed from December 5, due to unfavorable weather). Boaters are encouraged to use the harbor’s south entrance for the duration of the project. Click above for further details.
Department of Beaches & Harbors | PRESS RELEASE: Maintenance Vehicle Strikes Man on Beach Nov 4, 2016 - A beach maintenance vehicle struck and injured a man on Venice Beach today. Click on the link below for the full press release. Press Release
Beach Access Mats
- BEACH ACCESS MATS now available at Will Rogers, Topanga and Zuma beach locations. The 5-feet wide mats will be available 7 days a week and help to increase beach access for wheelchair users. Map to Beach Access Mats & Wheelchairs
Beach Commission Supports Measure A to Fund Parks & Beaches Oct 26, 2016 - The Los Angeles County Beach Commission today voted to support Measure A, a November ballot proposal that Commissioners said would “preserve, protect and improve” the County’s iconic beaches.
Minimum Wage Increase Jul 5, 2016 - Employees in unincorporated areas of LA County will see gradual increases in the hourly minimum wage rate over the next several years. The minimum wage for workers of large businesses changed to $10.50 on 7/1/16 and employees of small businesses are slated to receive the same increase on 7/1/17. The minimum wage rate will top off at $15.00 on 7/1/20 and 7/1/21 for large and small business employees, respectively. Please see link to flyer for details.
Marina del Rey Wetland Park Restoration Project Jul 8, 2016 - The Department of Beaches & Harbors is pleased to announce that work will begin on the wetland restoration project at Via Marina and Tahiti Way in Marina del Rey in July, and completion is expected by the end of the year. Initial work will result in no road closures or traffic detours. Click the link above for more details.
Zonker Harris Accessway CLOSED FOR REPAIR Jun 27, 2016 - Malibu’s Zonker Harris beach accessway closed on June 17, 2016, as a result of surf-related damage (see photos). The 200-foot-long ramp at 22670 Pacific Coast Highway sustained damage at about the halfway mark, leaving it impassable. The entire concrete ramp will remain closed through summer, and until necessary reconstruction work is completed. Please check here and on the DBH Facebook and Twitter pages for updates on the ramp’s reconstruction. Beach Accessways Map