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Warning period ends, but Long Beach lifeguards still looking for sharks

Posted by | May 10, 2017 | Open Water Lifeguards, Open Water Swimming

A juvenile great white shark swims off the coast of Huntington Beach on Saturday, July 23, 2016. Officials issued a safety advisory after some juvenile sharks were spotted near Long Beach. File. (Photo courtesy Taylor Nelson)

Long Beach lifeguards will continue to keep an eye out for sharks, but an absence of sightings through Tuesday means the end of an advisory period requiring signs to warn beachgoers of potential shark encounters. The Long Beach Fire Department announced the end of the advisory period with a Facebook post made about 6:15 p.m. Tuesday. City lifeguards work for the department’s Marine Safety Division.  READ MORE…..

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