Lunada ‘Bay Boys’ Surfer Gang Hit With Another Class-Action Lawsuit

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Screen Shot 2016-08-09 at 1.54.43 PMA Malibu woman who alleges she was doused with beer and threatened by a group of territorial surfers in Palos Verdes Estates is among a group of plaintiffs who filed suit against the so-called Lunada Bay Boys this week in Los Angeles Superior Court.

In a class-action suit filed Thursday, Diana Milena Reed and fellow plaintiffs allege that the Bay ...

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Surfer Gang’s Lunada Bay Stone Fort Should Be Dismantled, City Staff Says

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Luanda Bay Boys Fort - Pal Verde CaliforniaA stone “fort” used by a group of fiercely territorial surfers in Palos Verdes Estates should be dismantled and carted away, according to a plan developed by city staffers that will be considered by the city’s elected leaders Tuesday.

City Manager Tony Dahlerbruch is recommending the removal of the illegal structure after pressure from the California Coastal Commission and the ...

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Litigating Habitability Claims Against Bad Landlords

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California has a comprehensive set of laws to protect renters from bad landlords. A landlord who fails to substantially comply with the minimum standards under the law related to a dwelling unit is liable to a tenant for a breach of contract and for personal injuries, including emotional distress. Where the conduct is extreme, punitive damages can also be awarded. In many cases, a tenant that can establish that a landlord has failed to provide a habitable premise, may be ...

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Lawsuit seeks to end “gang mentality” of infamous California surfers

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A new lawsuit claims a group of local surfers is harassing outsiders who try to ride the waves at a highly desirable piece of surfing real estate south of Los Angeles. The area is officially open to the public, but stories of confrontations in Lunada Bay go back decades, reports CBS News correspondent Carter Evans. “You guys lost or something? Stay away from this area, this bay right here.” That’s the welcome two British reporters from the Guardian newspaper got ...

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More surfers harassed by Bay Boys want to join lawsuit, attorney says

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Attorneys seeking an injunction to ban the infamous Bay Boys from the beach they jealously guard in Palos Verdes Estates have received dozens of calls and emails from people wanting to join their lawsuit.

The class-action suit, filed last week in federal court by surfers Cory Spencer and Diana Milena Reed, names the affluent city, its police chief and eight alleged Bay Boys on behalf of all beachgoers who have been harassed at the Lunada Bay spot known as much for ...

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El Segundo Officer, Other Alleged Victims File Class-Action Lawsuit Against Lunada Bay Surfers

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An El Segundo police officer who says he has been harassed by a group of surfers known as the Lunada Bay Boys of wealthy Palos Verdes Estates joined other alleged victims to file a class-action lawsuit on Tuesday.

The officer, Cory Spencer, and other plaintiffs are asking a federal judge to prevent members of the gang from congregating at the Bay, one of California most coveted surf breaks.

Additionally, the suit targets the city of Palos Verdes Estates, asking a judge ...

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PALOS VERDES ESTATES SURFERS SUED FOR INTIMIDATING OUTSIDERS, LAWSUIT STATES

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PALOS VERDES ESTATES, Calif. (KABC) — The city of Palos Verdes Estates and a group of surfers known as the “Lunada Bay Boys” are being sued.

The lawsuit accused the surfers of using violence and intimidation to chase away outsiders. It also claimed the city did nothing to prevent such attacks.

Diana Reed and El Segundo Police Officer Cory Spencer filed a federal class-action lawsuit asking a judge to prevent the group of surfers from gathering at ...

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