LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) – The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health is warning people about high bacteria levels at four area beaches.
People are urged to use caution if they are planning to swim, surf or play in ocean waters at the following locations:READ MORE: LA County Reports First Death From West Nile Virus This Season
— Mother’s Beach in Marina del Rey;
— Ballona Creek at Dockweiler State Beach;
— Inner Cabrillo Beach in San Pedro;READ MORE: Man In Critical Condition After Being Stabbed In Lancaster
— Malibu Lagoon at Surfrider Beach.
The department said the warnings were issued due to bacterial levels exceeding health standards when last tested.
A similar warning was lifted for the Santa Monica Pier.MORE NEWS: Man Shot to Death In Los Angeles
Information on beach conditions is available 24 hours a day at 1-800- 525-5662, or here.