Articles Tagged With ‘California Coastal Commission’




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Friends of Oceano Dunes sues the Coastal Commission

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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 California state parks as a... (Continue reading)

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

SLO County Supervisor Adam Hill, Dee Torres, developer Gary Grossman and Pismo Councilman Erik Howell.

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 Montana De Oro south to... (Continue reading)

California Coastal Commission episode reignites fight

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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 about protecting our coast, and... (Continue reading)

Coastal Commission chief fired in Morro Bay

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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 Community Center Wednesday in an... (Continue reading)

California Coastal Commission director under fire

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Amid a battle between environmentalists and pro-development commissioners, a move to oust the California Coastal Commission executive director is under way. On Jan. 14, Commission Chair Steve Kinsey informed Executive Director Charles Lester that the 12-member panel will consider whether... (Continue reading)

Coastal Commission seeking to limit whale captivity

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OPINION by DAYNA BOCHCO The Coastal Commission approved SeaWorld’s Blue World project to expand its orca tanks, but prohibited the corporation from breeding or importing any new whales as part of the display. While passions ran high in the hearing... (Continue reading)

Morro Bay marine sanctuary denied

By KAREN VELIE The federal government denied a request by the Northern Chumash Tribal Council and members of the public to make a section of the Pacific Ocean between the Monterey Bay and Channel Islands a national marine sanctuary. In... (Continue reading)

Morro Bay picks new site for sewage plant

The Morro Bay City Council voted unanimously Tuesday to attempt to move its sewage plant to a location near Highway 41 about a mile outside the city limit. [Tribune] Following the direction of a consultant, the council chose the 187-acre... (Continue reading)

Coastal Commission to decide if Cayucos home is built

The California Coastal Commission will determine the fate of a proposed beachfront Cayucos house that may or may not be located on a coastal bluff. [Tribune] In 1965, builders created a narrow sloping lot at the end of Studio Drive... (Continue reading)

County staff says scrap Pirate’s Cove plans

San Luis Obispo County planning staff is recommending that the board of supervisors ditch a proposed $1.5 million upgrade to San Luis Obispo County’s lone nude beach. County staff had previously planned to use grant funding to pave a dirt... (Continue reading)



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