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Melinda Fulmer is a lifestyle writer and editor with travel, food, health and wellness bylines in the Los Angeles Times, Washington Post, AAA Westways, MSN, Yahoo and other major media channels. You can follow her adventures on Instagram @melindafulmer.
Santa Monica beach, aerial view, Los Angeles, California

The 15 Best Beaches in California for Some Serious Fun in the Sun, According to Locals

With 840 miles of gorgeous coastline, it can be difficult to narrow down the best beaches in California. That’s why we went straight to the experts to find the Golden State’s true gems.