Are you effing kidding? We only go at night, or overcast weekdays. Too much UV, too many ham & eggers, sometimes both.
Not to mention:
The story of Santa Monica's Inkwell beach sounds like something out of the Jim Crow South. During the 1920's, the 200-foot-long strip was one of the only beaches in the county—save for a sliver of Manhattan Beach—where African-Americans were allowed to enjoy the ocean.Guess it was better here than in the states of the former Confederacy.
Classism on top of the racism:
Before the beaches belonged to the people. We'll guess "club" membership wasn't cheap.
Plus which, the beach is for idiot teenie-boppers: