SAN CLEMENTE, Calif. (AP) - Nude sunbathers who let it all hang out at a secluded beach in San Diego County will soon be asked to put their clothes back on.
For decades, nudists have been going to a clothing-optional stretch of sand encased by 50-foot-tall, rocky cliffs at the San Onofre State Beach.
But after Labor Day, the state will begin cracking down on nudity and rangers will be able to ticket those without clothes.
The change comes after several complaints about lewd behavior at
Advocates for the nudist beach say the criticism is unfair and naturists abide by strict guidelines and watch out for lewd conduct.
Starting Monday, park rangers will begin warning beach-goers of the changes.
Information from: The Orange County Register,
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