Articles Tagged With ‘California Coastal Commission’

PG&E considering less seismic testing

The California Coastal Commission will no longer hear PG&E’s case for a seismic testing permit in October, but rather at its November meeting. PG&E revised its planned seismic survey Thursday, causing the Coastal Commission to postpone its hearing on the... (Continue reading)

Morro Bay battling California Coastal Commission

While Morro Bay needs to upgrade its aging sewer plant, can it afford the extra $60 million in cost needed to comply with the California Coastal Commission’s recommendation that the plant be moved a mile from the coastline? California’s coastal... (Continue reading)

Coastal Commission weighs in on Cayucos property rights issue

By KAREN VELIE The California Coastal Commission is slated to determine if Dr. Marshall Lewis can build a two-story, 4,555-square-foot house on a bluff above the Pacific Ocean in Cayucos. Following rejections of Lewis’ proposal to tear down an existing... (Continue reading)

Coastal Commission’s Douglas dies at 69

Peter Douglas fought many battles during his quarter-century as executive director of the California Coastal Commission, but he lost his fight with throat and lung cancer, succumbing Sunday at his sister’s Palm Springs home where he spent his final days.... (Continue reading)

Cambria desalt plant plan hits snag

Current plans for a desalination plant to serve the Cambria area were waylaid Thursday by the California Coastal Commission when the panel ruled Santa Rosa Creek is off limits for intake and outfall facilities. Specifically, the commission agreed unanimously that... (Continue reading)

Peter Douglas steps down from Coastal Commission

After 26 years as executive director of the California Coastal Commission, Peter Douglas, an outspoken opponent of coastal development who helped write the state’s landmark Coastal Act, announced his retirement Wednesday. [Los Angeles Times] Douglas, 68, has been fighting lung... (Continue reading)

California’s ‘whale’s tail’ license plate gets remake

One of California’s most popular specialized license plates, the “whale tail,” got a makeover recently as a result of a legal battle between the California Coastal Commission and artist Robert Wyland. [San Francisco Chronicle] The commission unveiled the redesign Tuesday,... (Continue reading)

Gibson and Marx lose bid for Coastal Commission

Brian Brennan, a Ventura city councilman and a member of the Surfrider Foundation, was appointed to the California Coastal Commission over San Luis Obispo Mayor Jan Marx and County Supervisor Bruce Gibson. A coalition of 10 statewide environmental and coastal... (Continue reading)

Morro Bay commissioner under fire

John Diodati, who chaired the Morro Bay City Planning Commission when it unanimously voted against the city's proposed wastewater treatment plant project in December, is being targeted for removal from the Commission by Carla Borchard, a member of the Morro... (Continue reading)

Environmental coalition rejects Gibson for Coastal Commission

A coalition of 10 statewide environmental and coastal advocacy groups researched and interviewed five of the seven nominees for the Coastal Commission and put their support behind a Ventura and a Santa Barbara County public official while recommending that Gov.... (Continue reading)