Coastal Issues

Protecting the assault of our pristine coastal areas from oil/gas, real estate developers and winery expansion.

Lopez and the Coast: Letter to the editor

Lopez and the coast EDITOR: Please keep running the columns by Steve Lopez of the Los Angeles Times on the corrupt, back-room dealings of the California Coastal Commission. He understands thoroughly the scope and nature of this corruption. His well-researched…

 

Winery Backlash in Sonoma County – KQED Forum

The number of Sonoma County wineries has more than doubled since 2005 and the industry has become the backbone of the region’s economy. But some neighborhood groups say escalating winery tourism from tasting rooms and events brings unwanted traffic and…

 

Lobbyist Feeding Frenzy Consumes Coastal Commission

Maybe it is time to close the loopholes or an outright ban on lobbyists who are making our “democracy” a sham. http://www.independent.com/news/2016/feb/25/what-hell-going/ Santa Barbara Independent What the Hell Is Going On? By Barney Brantingham Thursday, February 25, 2016   SHARKS IN THE…