California Coastal Commission
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Gov. Jerry Brown has signed a bill into law empowering the California Coastal Commission to fine property owners who illegally block beach access to the public. The Oakland Tribune reported Saturday […]
SAN DIEGO (AP) – The National Marine Fisheries Service is granting the Navy permits for its plans that will intensify its sonar use in the Pacific over the next five years, despite the objection of […]
NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. (AP) — The Newport Beach City Council will weigh whether to install natural-gas burning fire rings on certain beaches as part of a pilot project. The Los Angeles Times reports city staff […]
LOS ANGELES (AP) — California regulators have launched an investigation into offshore hydraulic fracturing after revelations that the practice had quietly occurred off the coast for the past two decades. The California Coastal Commission promised […]
NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. (AP) – Newport Beach has withdrawn an application to state regulators to remove five dozen fire rings from the city’s beaches, but the bonfire battle isn’t over. City Manager Dave Kiff sent […]
LONG BEACH, Calif. (AP) — The California Coastal Commission has approved a plan to install parking machines and hike holiday parking fees at several popular Orange County beaches. The commission on Friday voted to […]
NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Tempers might get a little hot in Southern California as smog regulators consider plans to limit beach fire pits. The South Coast Air Quality Management District will hear public testimony […]
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Facebook billionaire Sean Parker’s lavish, $10-million Big Sur wedding just got even more expensive. The California Coastal Commission and Parker on Monday said they have reached a $2.5 million settlement to […]
SOLANA BEACH, Calif. (AP) — The powerful California Coastal Commission is imposing 20-year caps on permits to build concrete walls that prevent homes from sliding into the sea. Since 2010, the agency has set expiration […]
MALIBU, Calif. (AP) — Malibu’s celebrity haven of Broad Beach is struggling to survive as nature chews away at the shoreline and a $20 million effort to replace sand appears to be stuck in the mud.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Beach bonfires are sparking debate between neighboring Orange County cities as pollution regulators consider a rule that would effectively ban the blazes.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Air quality regulators are considering a ban on beach bonfires in Orange and Los Angeles counties. The South Coast Air Quality Management District staff presented such a proposal to the board on Friday.