Photos: A week after oil spill, Huntington Beach reopens

Cleanup crews comb the beach near Huntington Beach Pier after city and state beaches reopened Oct. 11.

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Visitors were once again taking to the water a week after an oil spill caused beach closures. While cleanup continued near Huntington Beach Pier, both city and state beaches reopened on Oct. 11.

Surfers were the first back into the water as beaches reopened on Oct. 11.

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James Heumann and daughter Hope, of Irvine, watch as cleanup crews continue work at Huntington Beach on Oct. 11.

(Al Seib / Los Angeles Times)

The Albarran family, of Phoenix, play in the surf as beaches reopened on Oct. 11.

(Al Seib / Los Angeles Times)

A surfer stretches as cleanup crews continue their work on Oct. 11 at Huntington Beach.

(Al Seib / Los Angeles Times)

Anna Heumann runs on the sand as cleanup crews continue to work on Oct. 11 at Huntington Beach.

(Al Seib / Los Angeles Times)

Beachgoers walking a dog move through the mist on the morning of Oct. 11.

(Al Seib / Los Angeles Times)

Minerva Albarran, visiting with her family from Phoenix, takes in the Pacific Ocean as beaches reopened on Oct. 11.

(Al Seib / Los Angeles Times)

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