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Ocean water samples were taken on Wednesday, January 31, for select beaches where ocean water had previously exceeded standard bacteria levels. As a result of this testing, ocean waters at El Capitan and Summerland are now open.

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During an emergency when the power is out and when critical and timely information must get out to the general public, the County Office of Emergency Management will utilize satellite equipment to regularly communicate with designated County radio stations that have generators and can continue to broadcast. Visit this link for a list of stations to check if you lose power and cannot access the Internet.

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Phone: 211