Orange County beaches shut, but some people surf, walk there

  • Two surfers walk along the water Friday, May 1, 2020, in Huntington Beach, Calif. California Gov. Gavin Newsom ordered all Orange County beaches closed starting Friday after thousands gathered last weekend in Huntington Beach and Newport Beach. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)

HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif. — Orange County beaches began closing Friday under a state order aimed at preventing the spread of the coronavirus. But many people still headed to the shore to surf, walk and jog before local authorities stopped them.