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California Coastal Act

November 27, 2019, 12pm PST
The controversy over a tech billionaire blocking access to a Pacific Ocean beach is back from the dead.
Bloomberg
July 12, 2019, 1pm PDT
"It's like squatting by the rich," said one commissioner.
The Orange County Register
January 26, 2019, 1pm PST
The promise of the California Coastal Act—to maintain public access to the Pacific Coast—is challenged by the extreme costs of coastal property. A new plan aims to put vacations and overnight stays on the coast in reach for more Californians.
LAist
October 2, 2018, 10am PDT
A conservative and partisan court handed a victory to public access and California's environmental law by refusing to hear an appeal sought by billionaire Vinod Khosla.
Los Angeles Times
September 24, 2018, 12pm PDT
A long-running legal battle over proposed hotel developments in San Diego appears to have come to an end.
The San Diego Union-Tribune
June 1, 2018, 8am PDT
A homeowners group has successfully moved to severely limit public access to the beaches of Hollister Ranch, a 14,500-acre parcel to the west of Santa Barbara.
The Los Angeles Times
January 28, 2016, 2pm PST
One of the most powerful agents of environmental protection in the state of California is faced with what some believe is an existential threat.
Los Angeles Times
September 26, 2014, 1pm PDT
Vinod Khosla, the California billionaire who made news earlier this year for blocking access to a public beach, had his day in court.
San Francisco Chronicle
May 16, 2014, 7am PDT
San Mateo residents sue a Silicon Valley tycoon for buying and closing off a public beach in violation of California Coastal Act.
San Francisco Chronicle