California Coastal Commission

California Coastal Commission responds to marathon controversy

Sonoma Coast Marathon CDP Requirements   Hello All,  We have been asked for our opinion regarding the coastal development permitting (CDP) requirements associated with the proposed Sonoma Coast Marathon. As we have previously informed Sonoma County PRMD and Board of Supervisor staff, and based on the information we have been provided and our current understandings, …

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Coastal officials found guilty and taxpayers are paying for the corruption

“This was a dark chapter in Coastal Commission history and a rebuke of arrogant commissioners who didn’t take seriously their duty to protect the coast and the public. The final insult was sticking us with the bill.” Coastal officials let off the hook MARK VARGAS was fined $13,600 for rule violations. But taxpayers, not he …

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California Coastal Commission postpones Highway 1 realignment vote

California Coastal Commission postpones Highway 1 realignment vote MARY CALLAHAN THE PRESS DEMOCRAT | May 7, 2018, 9:49PM A drive on the south Sonoma Coast takes visitors past impossibly beautiful ocean vistas, rocky shorelines and crashing waves, but the coastline could soon include an imposing new feature — a broad concrete bridge spanning Scotty Creek …

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Coastal Commission Hearing Delay – Gleason Beach

“The California Department of Transportation has requested a postponement of the hearing for a Coastal Development Permit from the California Coastal Commission at the scheduled May 10, 2018 meeting in Santa Rosa for the Highway 1 Gleason Beach Realignment Project (Sonoma County). The postponement allows for more time to address new information and community concerns …

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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 and reported columns give readers a clear insight into the ways these self-aggrandizing commission members …

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