While most CA coastal cities refuse to retreat from rising sea level, the City of Marina, north of Monterey, with a population of about 23,000 is preparing to address “Managed Retreat” from its eroding shoreline, considering relocating sewage treatment and power plant facilities, and prohibiting further development along the fragile coastline. Since Ft. Ord was closed in 1994, most of the development has taken place across highway one, blocks away from the coastline.
Santa Barbara>> In the end, it took four minutes Friday for the state Coastal Commission to settle a decades-old dispute over a proposed coastal hotel-condominium resort in Sand City.
A 70-year Carmel Highlands woman who accused county planners of violating her civil rights by intentionally blocking plans for a coastal retaining wall to protect her cliffside home is getting $1.75 million to settle a federal suit.
SANTA ROSA “” The California Coastal Commission on Wednesday voted against a high-profile Pebble Beach golf development proposed by a company backed by Clint Eastwood.
Santa Cruz County residents are up in arms about a proposal to cut some 17,000 pine trees to build a new Pebble Beach golf course. We’ve been getting a steady stream of similarly worded letters against the proposal, which comes before the state Coastal Commission on Wednesday in Santa Rosa.
Coastal Commission proposes $5.3 million fee.