Imagine you're visiting the lovely cliffside beach at Torrey Pines (below) near San Diego on a perfect 82-degree day, you sit down on the beach to change your sneakers -- when a 30-foot wide swath of the cliff collapses on your head, killing you. This is just one of the reasons why I'm an avid indoorsman.
That was a day at the beach for one unlucky Las Vegan in his 50s, who suffered fatal head trauma Wednesday afternoon when Mother Nature turned bitchy toward the vacationing unfortunate.
You need more than SPF 30 to protect yourself in California. But when your number is up, it's up.