PLF reminds California that the Constitution protects property rights

October 24, 2017 | By JEFF MCCOY

Today, PLF submitted comments to the California State Lands Commission on its Draft Public Access Guide to California’s Navigable Waters. The Guide purports to restate the law related to public use of waterways within the state, but it leaves much to be desired – especially for property owners. Specifically, the Guide implies that Californi ...


Lake front property owners fight back against California State Lands Commission

December 20, 2016 | By TONY FRANCOIS

For generations, private owners of lake front lots in California’s Sierra Nevada Range have maintained boating and fishing docks on their property, to enjoy the lakes and the recreational opportunities they afford. Under established law, these property owners own the land down to the low water mark of the lake, and on lakes that never suppor ...