Sure, our water is colder and we've spilled a ton of oil and garbage around here but despite this all we have the cleanest beaches in California. What the hell is LA doing to their beaches that keeps them worse than all of our spills?

So what better excuse do you need than this to head to a beach? The weather is beginning to be nice again. Start pretending you're coming down with a cold and hightail your butt to a beach. Brock says to go with whooping cough, but we say bubonic plague is easier to pull off.

Picture by TheFriendlyFiend.