State of CA may need 100,000 new homes to mitigate the effects of lost Property Tax Revenue from coastal homes lost due to coastal erosion, to continue to fund local coastal governments and schools. However, the local coastal communities are not responding fast enough to prepare for the sea level rise and potential destruction to coastal properties (public & private).
Santa Cruz’s 2.5-mile scenic West Cliff Drive poses significant long-term danger in the form of coastal erosion.
Santa Cruz’s West Cliff Drive erosion is a problem, Coastal Commission issues ultimatum
One of the California Coastal Commission’s latest victims of regulatory excess and red tape is a small church in Santa Cruz run by the Roman Catholic Oblates of St. Joseph.