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.
Beach Out Of Reach: Pristine Stretch Of California Coast Largely Inaccessible To PublicA pristine coastline in Santa Barbara County is largely inaccessible to the public after a settlement between wealthy homeowners and state coastal officials. However, the settlement is not setting well with coastal access advocates.
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.