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New Plan Could Hike Beach Holiday Parking Fees

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LAGUNA BEACH, Calif. (KTLA) — People planning to hit the beach for the Fourth of July might need to bring some extra money for parking.

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The California Coastal Commission has approved a plan to let the State Parks Department adjust parking fees using automated pay machines.

The machines will be installed at three beaches in Orange County: Crystal Cove State Park, Doheny State Beach and San Clemente State Beach.

The exact rate changes have not been set, but an increase from $15 per day to $20 per day on summer holidays was suggested.

The increase was necessary for the state to make the same amount of revenue on holidays, officials said.

People get to the beach earlier and stay longer, meaning less parking spot turnover and less revenue, they said.

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