California Coastal Commission Eyes Beefing Up Beach Access for All

With hundreds of miles of picturesque and accessible coastline, California has an abundance of beaches for all of its 39 million residents plus tourists to enjoy. But while the state’s constitution guarantees a public right of beach access and there are over 1,000 access points statewide, low-income and minority communities have long struggled to connect with the Golden State’s majestic shoreline.

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Judge Awards Nearly $1M Over Failed Coastal Commission Disclosures

A state court judge heard arguments Friday over his initial finding a San Diego environmental attorney should be awarded nearly $1 million in attorney’s fees for successfully bringing claims in a novel case against the California Coastal Commission over failed disclosures.

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