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The Sacramento Bee
California Senate votes to ban private talks at coastal boardhearing. Supporters of Senate Bill 1190 allege that builders and their consulta
California Senate votes to ban private talks at coastal board
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 13 hours ago
hearing. Supporters of Senate Bill 1190 allege that builders and their consultants have developed special access to the California Coastal Commission because of their full-time involvement in the issues it oversees. “These quasi-lobbyists... Read more
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The Record Searchlight
Lawmakers reject high school religion classeselective credits. 2:10 p.m. The state Senate is backing legislation to limit
Lawmakers reject high school religion classes
The Record Searchlight / Posted 13 hours ago
elective credits. 2:10 p.m. The state Senate is backing legislation to limit private conversations between members of the California Coastal Commission and developers, advocacy groups or others with an interest in their decisions. The bill... Read more
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KTVN Reno
Lawmakers reject high school religion classeselective credits. 2:10 p.m. The state Senate is backing legislation to limit
Lawmakers reject high school religion classes
KTVN Reno / Posted 14 hours ago
elective credits. 2:10 p.m. The state Senate is backing legislation to limit private conversations between members of the California Coastal Commission and developers, advocacy groups or others with an interest in their decisions. The bill... Read more
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KTVN Reno
California Senate backs limits on Coastal Commission talksSACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - The state Senate is backing legislation to limit priv
California Senate backs limits on Coastal Commission talks
KTVN Reno / Posted 14 hours ago
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - The state Senate is backing legislation to limit private conversations between members of the California Coastal Commission and developers, advocacy groups or others with an interest in their decisions. The bill approved... Read more
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The Record Searchlight
California Senate backs limits on Coastal Commission talksSACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - The state Senate is backing legislation to limit priv
California Senate backs limits on Coastal Commission talks
The Record Searchlight / Posted 14 hours ago
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - The state Senate is backing legislation to limit private conversations between members of the California Coastal Commission and developers, advocacy groups or others with an interest in their decisions. The bill approved... Read more
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Orange County Register
After Seal Beach fire, why Orange County's piers have always been threateneddoesn’t think the damage is as extensive as what’s happened to the pier in the
After Seal Beach fire, why Orange County's piers have always been threatened
Orange County Register / Posted 3 days ago
doesn’t think the damage is as extensive as what’s happened to the pier in the past. Once the damage is assessed, the California Coastal Commission will have to approve repairs. Plans were already in the works to replace the Ruby’s with a new... Read more
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Marin Independent Journal
Marin IJ Readers’ Forum for May 21should stay away from coast panel vote Does the phrase “appearance of impropri
Marin IJ Readers’ Forum for May 21
Marin Independent Journal / Posted 3 days ago
should stay away from coast panel vote Does the phrase “appearance of impropriety” mean anything to county supervisor and California Coastal Commission chair Steve Kinsey? Reading the IJ’s May 12 piece, “Kinsey considers sitting out key vote,” it... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Jerry Brown, the coast, LSD, Scott Jones and the death penaltyBrown nor Newton, a former Los Angeles Times editorial page editor and columnis
Jerry Brown, the coast, LSD, Scott Jones and the death penalty
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 3 days ago
Brown nor Newton, a former Los Angeles Times editorial page editor and columnist, utter a peep about the furor over at the California Coastal Commission, unlike LAT columnist Steve Lopez. Not a bad question, given that Brown’s appointees this year... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
The 10-year fight by U2's The Edge to build on a pristine California hillsidebiologists, hydrologists, archaeologists, arborists, structural engineers, tran
The 10-year fight by U2's The Edge to build on a pristine California hillside
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 4 days ago
biologists, hydrologists, archaeologists, arborists, structural engineers, transportation engineers - to persuade the California Coastal Commission that the houses wouldn't unduly stress the plants and animals living on the hillside, or create... Read more
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Orange County Register
Dana Point approves access to Strand BeachDANA POINT – For now residents in the exclusive Strand at the Headlands gated c
Dana Point approves access to Strand Beach
Orange County Register / Posted 4 days ago
DANA POINT – For now residents in the exclusive Strand at the Headlands gated community are on their own to get California Coastal Commission approval for any gate restrictions into their community. The Dana Point City Council on Tuesday gave final... Read more
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New Times San Luis Obispo
Publishing Local News and Entertainment for over 29 years in San Luis Obispo County, CAanother. Maybe I’ll need to ask his mother. Hey, you know who else may end up
Publishing Local News and Entertainment for over 29 years in San Luis Obispo County, CA
New Times San Luis Obispo / Posted 5 days ago
another. Maybe I’ll need to ask his mother. Hey, you know who else may end up having a say in the Phillips 66 project? The California Coastal Commission! That’s good news for consultants like Peschong because it means there’s still plenty of time... Read more
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New Times San Luis Obispo
Publishing Local News and Entertainment for over 29 years in San Luis Obispo County, CAsaid. Whatever the commission's final decision is, it can still be appealed to
Publishing Local News and Entertainment for over 29 years in San Luis Obispo County, CA
New Times San Luis Obispo / Posted 5 days ago
said. Whatever the commission's final decision is, it can still be appealed to the SLO County Board of Supervisors, the California Coastal Commission, and eventually the court system. The project will come back before the Planning Commission... Read more
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Ventura County Star
With Ventura sand gone, Port Hueneme will host beach partya "dangerous precedent." Councilman Jon Sharkey explained that the provision w
With Ventura sand gone, Port Hueneme will host beach party
Ventura County Star / Posted 6 days ago
a "dangerous precedent." Councilman Jon Sharkey explained that the provision was crafted years ago by himself, a member of California Coastal Commission and someone from the city staff at that time. "This has been going on for years," Sharkey... Read more
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Orange County Register
Having an 'in' got you a deal at the innsaid selling the whole complex would be “kind of like selling John Wayne Airpor
Having an 'in' got you a deal at the inn
Orange County Register / Posted 7 days ago
said selling the whole complex would be “kind of like selling John Wayne Airport” and would “involve complexities with the California Coastal Commission,” which supervises just about everything that goes on along the coast. However, he added, “We... Read more
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Pacific Coast Business Times
Phillips 66 crude-by-rail project gets green lightneeded to approve the project. Then it would go to the San Luis Obispo County B
Phillips 66 crude-by-rail project gets green light
Pacific Coast Business Times / Posted 7 days ago
needed to approve the project. Then it would go to the San Luis Obispo County Board of Supervisors and eventually the California Coastal Commission. The decision will likely be appealed and deliberated in court. Some commissioners were... Read more
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Orange County Register
Banning Ranch: Proposed wildlife support area scaled back amid debate over 'sensitive habitat'say needabout 200 acres of hunting ground – can forage for food. Now, a contro
Banning Ranch: Proposed wildlife support area scaled back amid debate over 'sensitive habitat'
Orange County Register / Posted 9 days ago
say needabout 200 acres of hunting ground – can forage for food. Now, a controversial reversal by analysts at the California Coastal Commission, who just seven months ago rejected a proposed property development plan worth at least $1... Read more
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Surfer Mag
Coastal Commission Chairman Holds Shady Meetingsduring the CCC meeting that sacked Charles Lester. Photo: LA Times Remember a
Coastal Commission Chairman Holds Shady Meetings
Surfer Mag / Posted 11 days ago
during the CCC meeting that sacked Charles Lester. Photo: LA Times Remember a couple months back when members of the California Coastal Commission (CCC), in a thinly-veiled power grab by influential developers (allegedly), voted to oust their... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
Mr. Trump Goes to Washington. You Must Be This Small to Ride.be keeping an eye on everything here. More From the Campaign Trail Oops, He D
Mr. Trump Goes to Washington. You Must Be This Small to Ride.
Los Angeles Times / Posted 12 days ago
be keeping an eye on everything here. More From the Campaign Trail Oops, He Did It Again Twice, the chairman of the California Coastal Commission met with developers of the Newport Banning Ranch project -- which calls for homes, retail space... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
California Counts: Front-Runner Harris Target In US Senate Debateto be buried near the shoreline. The attorney general said she could not addre
California Counts: Front-Runner Harris Target In US Senate Debate
KPBS San Diego / Posted 13 days ago
to be buried near the shoreline. The attorney general said she could not address the question specifically because the California Coastal Commission is involved and that's her client. She said there's an active criminal investigation into the... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Closed-door talks at key California panels under scrutinyin the Legislature to land on the ballot. Legislators are also pushing legisla
Closed-door talks at key California panels under scrutiny
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 13 days ago
in the Legislature to land on the ballot. Legislators are also pushing legislation to limit ex parte communications at the California Coastal Commission, which governs the state’s 1,100-mile coastline. The commission ousted its executive director,... Read more
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KSBW Salinas
Southern California beach town dismisses surfer harassment claimscomment for the Times' story. City officials have not commented on the lawsuit.
Southern California beach town dismisses surfer harassment claims
KSBW Salinas / Posted 14 days ago
comment for the Times' story. City officials have not commented on the lawsuit. Officials argued in a March meeting with California Coastal Commission staffers trying to promote public access that the problem was merely "urban legend," according... Read more
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Orange County Register
Banning Ranch hearing delayedBanning Ranch development has been postponed at the request of the developer.
Banning Ranch hearing delayed
Orange County Register / Posted 17 days ago
Banning Ranch development has been postponed at the request of the developer. The project was scheduled to go before California Coastal Commission on Thursday in Newport Beach, and was expected to draw a large crowd of residents. As of Friday... Read more
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FOX Business
5 Reasons Why SeaWorld Entertainment Will Bounce BackIt was enough to turn the Humane Society of the United States into a partner an
5 Reasons Why SeaWorld Entertainment Will Bounce Back
FOX Business / Posted 17 days ago
It was enough to turn the Humane Society of the United States into a partner and ended its legal tussle with the California Coastal Commission. It didn't please everyone. PETA is still calling for the remaining whales to be moved to... Read more
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FOX Business
5 Reasons Why SeaWorld Entertainment Will Bounce BackIt was enough to turn the Humane Society of the United States into a partner an
5 Reasons Why SeaWorld Entertainment Will Bounce Back
FOX Business / Posted 17 days ago
It was enough to turn the Humane Society of the United States into a partner and ended its legal tussle with the California Coastal Commission. It didn't please everyone. PETA is still calling for the remaining whales to be moved to... Read more
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Channel 8 San Diego
City Attorney to appeal OC judge's orders to open Children's pool beachfor the office said Wednesday. Orange County Superior Court Judge Frederick Ho
City Attorney to appeal OC judge's orders to open Children's pool beach
Channel 8 San Diego / Posted 18 days ago
for the office said Wednesday. Orange County Superior Court Judge Frederick Horn ruled that neither the city nor the California Coastal Commission - which ratified the law as the overseer of the coastline - followed correct administrative... Read more
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Orange County Register
Land trust reaches agreement to buy final piece of disputed land in Bolsa Chica23 years ago out of the Amigos De Bolsa Chica to advocate for and save the upla
Land trust reaches agreement to buy final piece of disputed land in Bolsa Chica
Orange County Register / Posted 19 days ago
23 years ago out of the Amigos De Bolsa Chica to advocate for and save the upland areas above the wetlands. After the California Coastal Commission in 2012 cleared the way for 111 single-family residences to be built on 23 acres west of Graham... Read more
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KGTV San Diego
Children's Pool: Judge overturns beach access ban; Animal welfare groups; city plan to fight rulingfor the office said Wednesday. Orange County Superior Court Judge Frederick Ho
Children's Pool: Judge overturns beach access ban; Animal welfare groups; city plan to fight ruling
KGTV San Diego / Posted 19 days ago
for the office said Wednesday. Orange County Superior Court Judge Frederick Horn ruled that neither the city nor the California Coastal Commission -- which ratified the law as the overseer of the coastline -- followed correct administrative... Read more
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New York Magazine
In the Battle at SeaWorld, the Whales Have Wondoubled the size of its killer whales’ habitats, to 10 million gallons, but it
In the Battle at SeaWorld, the Whales Have Won
New York Magazine / Posted 19 days ago
doubled the size of its killer whales’ habitats, to 10 million gallons, but it hit a regulatory wall in October, when the California Coastal Commission approved the project while requiring that SeaWorld end captive breeding. As the viable options... Read more
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KUSI News San Diego
La Jolla Children's Pool closure ruled unlawful by Orange County Superior Court judgein La Jolla is unlawful. Judge Frederick ruled in the case of Friends of the C
La Jolla Children's Pool closure ruled unlawful by Orange County Superior Court judge
KUSI News San Diego / Posted 20 days ago
in La Jolla is unlawful. Judge Frederick ruled in the case of Friends of the Children’s Pool v. City of San Diego and the California Coastal Commission, that the City and CCC are prohibited from enforcing the Local Coastal Program amendment and... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
Today: As Trump Nears Victory, Cruz Loses Key Money Man. The Thin Blue Subject Line.their actions, but also their words, are under scrutiny. How the Coastal Commi
Today: As Trump Nears Victory, Cruz Loses Key Money Man. The Thin Blue Subject Line.
Los Angeles Times / Posted 21 days ago
their actions, but also their words, are under scrutiny. How the Coastal Commission Is Wined and Dined Members of the California Coastal Commission have to disclose meetings with interested parties outside of their public hearings, whether... Read more
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The Mercury News
California coast: New trail dedicated to coastal champion Peter Douglas opens Fridaywho helped write the California Coastal Act, and who served as the fiery and co
California coast: New trail dedicated to coastal champion Peter Douglas opens Friday
The Mercury News / Posted 21 days ago
who helped write the California Coastal Act, and who served as the fiery and controversial executive director of the California Coastal Commission for 27 years until just before his death in 2012, will be remembered with the christening of... Read more
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Everett Herald
SeaWorld CEO declares end to kissing, dancing for killer whalesthings convinced him to change his mind: Customer feedback, conversations with
SeaWorld CEO declares end to kissing, dancing for killer whales
Everett Herald / Posted 21 days ago
things convinced him to change his mind: Customer feedback, conversations with other business people and a decision by the California Coastal Commission to prohibit orca breeding in the state if SeaWorld pursued a plan to expand its whale... Read more
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The Morning Call
SeaWorld CEO declares end to kissing, dancing for killer whalesthings convinced him to change his mind: Customer feedback, conversations with
SeaWorld CEO declares end to kissing, dancing for killer whales
The Morning Call / Posted 21 days ago
things convinced him to change his mind: Customer feedback, conversations with other business people and a decision by the California Coastal Commission to prohibit orca breeding in the state if SeaWorld pursued a plan to expand its whale... Read more
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Ventura County Star
As El Niño ebbs, plan to move Surfers Point bike path in Ventura moves forwardknew at the time the board made the right decision. It was the right thing to d
As El Niño ebbs, plan to move Surfers Point bike path in Ventura moves forward
Ventura County Star / Posted 21 days ago
knew at the time the board made the right decision. It was the right thing to do for the community." The fairgrounds, the California Coastal Commission and other regulatory agencies would need to be on board with any plan. Though the second phase... Read more
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Orange County Register
Coastal Commission staff recommends green light for modified Banning Ranch projectCalifornia Coastal Commission staff are recommending approval of a modified ver
Coastal Commission staff recommends green light for modified Banning Ranch project
Orange County Register / Posted 23 days ago
California Coastal Commission staff are recommending approval of a modified version of a developer’s proposal to build houses, shops and a hotel at Banning Ranch, the largest privately owned, undeveloped parcel of land in Southern California. That’s... Read more
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The Record Searchlight
Coastal Commission staff recommends Newport Beach projectNEWPORT BEACH, Calif. (AP) - Two months after the head of the California Coasta
Coastal Commission staff recommends Newport Beach project
The Record Searchlight / Posted 23 days ago
NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. (AP) - Two months after the head of the California Coastal Commission was fired, its staff has changed course and recommended approval of a plan to build nearly 900 homes and a hotel near Newport Beach. The Los Angeles Times... Read more
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KTVN Reno
Coastal Commission staff recommends Newport Beach projectNEWPORT BEACH, Calif. (AP) - Two months after the head of the California Coasta
Coastal Commission staff recommends Newport Beach project
KTVN Reno / Posted 23 days ago
NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. (AP) - Two months after the head of the California Coastal Commission was fired, its staff has changed course and recommended approval of a plan to build nearly 900 homes and a hotel near Newport Beach. The Los Angeles Times... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
Despite concessions, SeaWorld remains under pressure from animal activistsstate and federal lawmakers jumped into the debate, proposing legislation to pu
Despite concessions, SeaWorld remains under pressure from animal activists
Los Angeles Times / Posted 24 days ago
state and federal lawmakers jumped into the debate, proposing legislation to put an end to the whale breeding program. The California Coastal Commission approved the plans for a larger habitat in the San Diego park but only on the condition that... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
How San Diego’s Vision For A World-Class Waterfront VanishedMaster Plan, which is the law of the waterfront. Diana Lilly, who has worked f
How San Diego’s Vision For A World-Class Waterfront Vanished
KPBS San Diego / Posted 28 days ago
Master Plan, which is the law of the waterfront. Diana Lilly, who has worked for more than 20 years as a planner at the California Coastal Commission — a state agency that authorizes coastal development — said the master plan holds the port... Read more
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Orange County Register
Experts: The sea level is rising, and costal cities better be readydon’t think anybody is ahead of the curve the way we’re going,” said Lesley Ewi
Experts: The sea level is rising, and costal cities better be ready
Orange County Register / Posted 30 days ago
don’t think anybody is ahead of the curve the way we’re going,” said Lesley Ewing, a senior coastal engineer at the California Coastal Commission. For official sea level rise projections in California, the Coastal Commission relied on a... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Theme parks report latest injuriesincluding passes and transportation to Disney theme parks. SeaWorld pulls Cali
Theme parks report latest injuries
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 30 days ago
including passes and transportation to Disney theme parks. SeaWorld pulls Calif. lawsuit SeaWorld officially informed the California Coastal Commission last week it will dismiss its lawsuit against the agency and no longer plans to expand its orca... Read more
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Orange County Register
San Clemente mobile-home owners' rights violated by coastal panelwith mobile homes on the California coast, where they must first get a permit f
San Clemente mobile-home owners' rights violated by coastal panel
Orange County Register / Posted 1 months ago
with mobile homes on the California coast, where they must first get a permit from an aggressive and increasingly unlawful California Coastal Commission. Among the victims are Eric Wills and his family, who have enjoyed the Capistrano Shores... Read more
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Raw Story
California coastal regulator fined for conflict of interest in SeaWorld casethe oversight.” About three months after Cheryl Cox bought the stock for $8,67
California coastal regulator fined for conflict of interest in SeaWorld case
Raw Story / Posted 1 months ago
the oversight.” About three months after Cheryl Cox bought the stock for $8,679, SeaWorld filed an application with the California Coastal Commission to expand a facility at which captive orcas, or killer whales, are held and shown to the... Read more
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Orange County Register
Coastal homeowner at odds with state over seawallSan Clemente in exchange for a government permit to replace an aging mobile hom
Coastal homeowner at odds with state over seawall
Orange County Register / Posted 1 months ago
San Clemente in exchange for a government permit to replace an aging mobile home with a new, smaller one. He is suing the California Coastal Commission, challenging a condition the commission attached to a permit that has allowed him to replace... Read more

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