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July 15, 2013

Coastal Commission given practical veto over local government's efforts to control crime

A recent decision from the Third District Court of Appeals gives the California Coastal Commission the power to interfere with local government efforts to engage in environmental clean-up and prevent crime. Concerned about an increase in crime, the City of Dana Point restricted late-night access to trails connecting a public park to the beach, pass ...

June 24, 2010

Coastal Commission update

Author:  Damien M. Schiff On Tuesday, I traveled up to Eureka for argument in PLF's lawsuit, Citizens for a Better Eureka v. California Coastal Commission, filed on behalf of concerned residents in Humboldt County, to tell the Commission to butt out of the cleanup of the blighted and polluted Balloon Track property in downtown Eureka. ...

May 26, 2010

The California Coastal Commission: the real nuisance

Author:  Damien M. Schiff This week, the City of Dana Point filed suit against the California Coastal Commission, alleging that the Commission has illegally asserted jurisdiction over the City's nuisance abatement ordinance.  The controversy arises out of the City's decision to close certain beach access paths late at night, owi ...