Ritz Carlton Half Moon Bay Fined $1.6 Million for Denying Public Beach AccessThe California Coastal Commission slapped the Ritz Carlton Half Moon Bay hotel with a $1.6 million fine Thursday for repeatedly denying the public access to nearby beaches for almost two decades.
Gate Gone but Beach Access Decried on Santa Cruz CoastSanta Cruz homeowners are vowing to continue their fight against the Coastal Commission in what has become the latest battle for beach access on the California coast.
Peskin: Coastal Commission Unlikely To Back Out Of Beach Access DealEarlier this month, it seemed the tide might be turning in an effort to restrict access to certain shorelines. But one coastal commissioner tells KPIX 5 it may already be too late.
Remote Beach Becomes Focus Of Coastal Access DebateA remote beach on a pristine stretch of coast near Santa Barbara that has been visited by very few people could stay that way thanks to a new deal in the works with the California Coastal Commission.
Battle Over Access To Gated Santa Cruz Beach Shows No Sign Of EndingThe dispute over a gate in Opal Cliffs Park near Santa Cruz that leads to a sandy cove is one of many waged in California over the public's right to access the coastline.
Regulators Weigh Public Access To Gated Beach Near Santa CruzThe commission will vote on whether the resident-run program that has regulated access to Privates Beach for more than 50 years is allowed to continue.
Public Beach Or Private Playground? SoCal Landowners Keep Access LimitedFor decades, the beaches at Hollister Ranch, north of Santa Barbara, have been like a distant ship on the horizon – beautiful, alluring, elusive and largely unreachable.
Battle Over Martins Beach Access Moves Closer Toward U.S. Supreme CourtA battle over access to a beach along the Peninsula headed closer to the U.S. Supreme Court today.
Silicon Valley Billionaire Defends Blocking Beach Access, Vows To Fight OnA Silicon Valley billionaire is speaking out for the first time and defending himself over the beach battle that's made national headlines.
Judge Rules In Favor Of Half Moon Bay Landowner Blocking Access To Public BeachA San Mateo County Superior Court judge ruled that billionaire Vinod Khosla may block the only road to Martins Beach south of Half Moon Bay.