Coastal Commission Punts Decision on Future of Off-Road Recreation at California Beach

Even though members of the California Coastal Commission believe the Oceano Dunes State Vehicular Recreation Area could be subject to Governor Gavin Newsom’s order this week protecting state lands and waters, they did not get to vote Thursday on a public works plan regarding future use and development of the park.

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Coastal Watchdog Orders California Beach Closed to Protect Nesting Birds

Endangered California shorebirds who took advantage of pandemic beach closures to expand their nesting area on a Northern California beach won’t be evicted, the California Coastal Commission announced Wednesday after it reached an agreement with State Parks to keep the beach closed through the fall.

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Super-Rich on California Beachfront Lose Campaign to Stop Coastal Access by Public

A pristine stretch of California coast is controlled by a super-rich set with showpiece cars and 100-acre-minimum estates. While aggressively stopping any outsider that get close to long stretch of pristine coves and beaches, the “ranch” owners have managed to also engineer a tax break. But all that looks about to change.

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