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Pigeon Poop Pointed Out as Pismo Pier Pollutant
The Pismo Beach Pier is home to hundreds of roosting pigeons, and their droppings are leaving behind more than just an unpleasant splotch for visitors, according to cbs2 .
The "pigeon droppings are responsible for high bacteria levels detected in the ocean near the Pismo Beach Pier," say experts in San Luis Obispo County, where "health officials have periodically posted warnings urging swimmers and surfers to stay out of the ocean south of the pier because of the high bacterial counts."
A recent study's findings culminate with an urging for Pismo Beach to find a way to curb the pigeon population.
Southern California's Snow-Capped Mountains Are Beautiful. Here's Where To Maximize The View (And Snap A Great Picture)It's been many, many years since we saw this much snow in our mountains. Going up there right now isn't safe, but here are some places where you can enjoy the view and snap a pic.
April Valentine died at Centinela Hospital. Her daughter was born by emergency C-section. She'd gone into the pregnancy with a plan, knowing Black mothers like herself were at higher risk.
A look at years past when snows creeped into our citified neighborhoods, away from the mountains and foothills.
In the face of a drier future, that iconic piece of Americana is on its way out in Southern California.
Another Missing Hiker Has Been Found Dead In San Gabriels As Search For Actor Julian Sands ContinuesBob Gregory, 62, went missing the same day as Sands. His body was recovered near Mount Islip.