Santa Cruz To Limit Airbnb And Other Vacation Rentals To 450 CitywideThe California Coastal Commission has given Santa Cruz approval to cap the number of vacation rentals.
Pacifica Apartment Complex Atop Eroding Coastal Cliff Faces Hefty FineThe California Coastal Commission is about to hand down its biggest penalty ever in Northern California.
Mavericks Big-Wave Surf Contest Gets Go-Ahead to Resume in New YearThe event previously known as Titans of Mavericks will now be called the Mavericks Challenge and will include women for the first time.
Santa Cruz Needs A Plan To Deal With Seawall ErosionState officials are losing patience over erosion on a stretch of Santa Cruz coastline.
Gate Still Closed At Privates Beach, Despite Coastal Commission OrderThe battle over the fence around Privates Beach near Santa Cruz that is keeping the public out is heating up.
Fight Brews At Coastal Commission As Environmentalists Battle For California's Most Pristine BeachesA decision to oust the head of California Coastal Commission has angered environmentalists who see it as a threat to the preservation of California's most pristine beaches.
Top Environmentalists Oppose Shakeup At California Coastal CommissionDozens of environmental and advocacy groups are urging the powerful California Coastal Commission to reject a proposal to oust its top executive.
SF-Based Sierra Club Sues To Stop U2 Guitarist The Edge From Building Malibu MansionsThe Sierra Club is suing the California Coastal Commission in an effort to halt approval of U2 guitarist The Edge's plans to build five mansions on a Malibu ridge.
SeaWorld Phasing Out 'Shamu' Killer Whale Show Amid Pressure From Animal AdvocatesMarine theme park Sea World announced it is going to phase out its long-running 'Shamu' the killer whale show.
SeaWorld Vows To Fight State Ban On Breeding Killer Whales At Theme ParkThe California Coastal Commission issued a series of restrictions on SeaWorld, including a ban on breeding and prohibitions on the sale, trade or transfer of killer whales. SeaWorld announced Thursday that it will challenge the ban.
San Mateo County Judge Rules Against Billionaire Vinod Khosla In Martin’s Beach DisputeA judge in San Mateo County Superior Court has ruled against a billionaire landowner who blocked acccess to a popular Peninsula beach, saying he violated the California Coastal Act.
Bill Granting Public Access To Martins Beach In San Mateo Moves ForwardA bill that would restore public access to Martins Beach in San Mateo County has cleared one of the last major obstacles in Sacramento on Thursday despite the property owner’s efforts to lobby against the legislation.