I live in seashore area, and this question often leads to heated debate. While everyone appreciates trash cans and lifeguards, how much control should municipalities have on this vast area of public land? Several towns have enacted alcohol bans, smoking bans, eating bans, limited access and hours, etc. And now L.A. says "No balls". LA County OKs $1,000 Fine For Throwing Football, Frisbee On Beaches « CBS Los Angeles Comments?