Shell Beach reopens

Shell Beach at Scripps Park in La Jolla has reopened after several months of emergency repair work.

The $2 million project began last fall to correct storm drain issues that have led to cliff erosion above the beach, with crews working to re-route approximately 80 feet of sidewalk away from the coastal bluff and replace 95 feet of 24-inch storm drain.

Crews then restored the site with new sod and guardrails.

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Elisabeth Frausto has been reporting on and writing about La Jolla since 2019. With dozens of local and state journalism awards to her name, Elisabeth knows the industry as well as she knows her community. When she’s not covering all things 92037, you’ll find her with coffee in hand staring at the sea.
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Elisabeth Frausto

Elisabeth Frausto has been reporting on and writing about La Jolla since 2019. With dozens of local and state journalism awards to her name, Elisabeth knows the industry as well as she knows her community. When she’s not covering all things 92037, you’ll find her with coffee in hand staring at the sea.

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