Articles Tagged With ‘California Coastal Commission’




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Coastal Commission selects new director

After hiring a consulting firm that contacted more than 1,000 candidates nationwide, the California Coastal Commission voted unanimously last week to hire its interim chief as its new executive director. Jack Ainsworth has worked for... (Continue reading)

FPPC clears Erik Howell of alleged violation

The California Fair Political Practices Commission has cleared Pismo Beach Councilman Erik Howell of an alleged violation of state law pertaining to a vote he cast as a member of the California Coastal Commission. A... (Continue reading)

Erik Howell’s partner accused of stealing campaign signs

The domestic partner of Pismo Beach Councilman Eric Howell is accused of stealing yards signs erected by political opponents of the South County politician. The alleged yard sign theft is the latest development in an... (Continue reading)

Trailer proves fleeting refuge from smells at sanitation district office

By JOSH FRIEDMAN The South San Luis Obispo County Sanitation District’s new administrator has caused a bit of a stink over an office trailer that he rented to get away from odors, mold, pests, stained... (Continue reading)

Cambria in hot water over desal project

(Editor’s Note: The May 16 letter from the California Coastal Commission to San Luis Obispo County about Cambria’s water reclamation plant is at the end of this article.) By KAREN VELIE The California Coastal Commission... (Continue reading)

Morro Bay working to localize water supply

By John Lindt, publisher of Sierra 2 the Sea Morro Bay currently gets about 87 percent of its drinking water from the State Water Project, but now the city is looking to desalination and aquifer... (Continue reading)

Friends of Oceano Dunes sues the Coastal Commission

By JOSH FRIEDMAN An off-roading organization that is attempting to overturn the Oceano Dunes dust rule has sued the California Coastal Commission over the agency’s role in implementing the controversial regulation. The lawsuit also names... (Continue reading)

Why is Adam Hill silent on firing of Coastal Commission director?

OPINION by DAN CARPENTER A week has gone by since the firing of the Executive Director of the Coastal Commission, and no public comment by Supervisor Adam Hill whose district includes the coastal zone from... (Continue reading)

California Coastal Commission episode reignites fight

OPINION by STEVEN T. JONES I was struck by two things this week while witnessing the firing of the director of the California Coastal Commission: Dr. Charles Lester’s ouster should outrage all Californians who care... (Continue reading)

Coastal Commission chief fired in Morro Bay

At the conclusion of a jam-packed meeting in Morro Bay, the California Coastal Commission voted 7-5 to fire its executive director, Charles Lester. Hundreds of environmentalists and supporters of Lester converged upon the Morro Bay... (Continue reading)



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