Sewage spill closes stretch of La Jolla beach

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SAN DIEGO — County officials closed a stretch of beach in La Jolla  due to a sewage spill in the area.

The spill was reported around 9:30 a.m.  Friday although the spill has been contained, an estimated 130 gallons have contaminated water in the area, officials said.

The closure was issued for a stretch of beach near the 7000 block of Neptune Place.

Signs warning beachgoers of sewage-contaminated water were posted and will remain in place until the water is deemed safe.

The area remain closed Saturday. Information about when the closure would be lifted was not immediately available.

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