Sea level has never been recorded by humans as rising in California, but why would actual facts enter the discussion?
This is the view near Richard Somerville’s office, showing how The Cove at La Jolla has not changed for as long as cameras have existed. The recent photo was taken close to high tide. At low tide the beach is larger, as seen below in this photo sent over by reader slp.
[Correction : slp says the picture below was taken at high tide]