January Coastal Commission Wrap Up

January 15, 2014 | By JONATHAN WILLIAMS

PLF keeps tabs on all of the happenings with the California Coastal Commission by attending their monthly meetings. We live tweet those meetings @TheCoastWatch, and provide recaps here at the blog. Here’s a rundown on what happened at the meeting I attended in San Diego last month: • Governor Jerry Brown proposed a $14 million … ...


Coastal Commission leaves city out to dry

December 13, 2013 | By PAUL BEARD

We’ve all heard about how the California Coastal Commission loves to micromanage and bully coastal cities and counties.   Whether it’s second-guessing the most insignificant local project, or requiring municipalities to include in their local laws severe restrictions against property owners, the Commission is rightly seen by many loca ...