Laguna Beach Couple Hit With $1M Fine, Ordered To Tear Down SeawallThe California Coastal Commission voted unanimously to levy the fine and require the homeowners to remove the 11-foot-tall, 80-foot-long seawall, which is damaging the beach and blocking public access to Victoria Beach.
California Will Turn Ranch Land Into New BeachThe California Coastal Commission has approved a plan that will return century-old ranchland to the public and create a mile of new public beach.
California Sues Feds Over Offshore FrackingState Attorney General Kamala Harris and the California Coastal Commission on Monday filed a lawsuit challenging the federal government's recent finding that fracking off the state's coast has no significant environmental impact.
Surfer Gang's Palos Verdes Estates Fort To Be DemolishedThe council’s unanimous decision Tuesday night came despite strong opposition by residents, who urged the council to defy the recommendation by the California Coastal Commission.
California Senate Backs Limits On Coastal Commission Talks With Developers, Advocacy GroupsThe state Senate is backing legislation to limit private conversations between members of the California Coastal Commission and developers, advocacy groups or others with an interest in their decisions.
SeaWorld Suing California Over Ban On Orca BreedingThe suit filed in San Diego County Superior Court says the California Coastal Commission was outside its authority when it made the ruling on breeding in October.
SeaWorld: Phasing Out Killer Whale Show SeaWorld will phase out its signature killer whale show at its San Diego park starting next year in response to growing criticism from animal rights activists.
Panel Approves Sea World Expansion Plan, With ProvisionsAccording to Sea World, the whale population at their San Diego facility will not significantly increase if the project is approved.
Judge: 'Sex, Drugs, Rock And Roll' No Excuse To Limit Access To Dana Point BeachThe city’s claims of teenage "sex, drugs, and rock and roll" cannot be used to limit access to Dana Point's popular beaches, a judge has ruled.
Malibu's 'Billionaire's Beach' Now Open To The Public For First Time EverNot everyone is celebrating the new entrance to Carbon Beach West.
Vote Delayed On U2 Member's Revamped Mansion BidState coastal regulators on Wednesday postponed consideration of a proposal by U2 guitarist The Edge and others to build five mansions in the mountains above Malibu.
Winemakers Fighting To Stop Ban On New Malibu Wineries Winemakers in Malibu are fighting to stop a ban on new vineyards in the area.
Commission Meets On American Flag's Fate At Trump National Golf CourseA meeting was being held Wednesday to determine the fate of the Stars and Stripes that proudly fly at the Trump National Golf Course.
Donald Trump Fights To Keep Large American Flag Flying At Southland Golf CourseBusiness magnate Donald Trump is fighting — not over an investment — but to keep the Stars and Stripes flying from a 70-foot flagpole at his Southland Trump National Golf Course.
Regulators Approve First Shellfish Farm Off Calif.California regulators approved this week development of the first shellfish farm in federal waters off Southern California that could produce about 2.6 million pounds of Mediterranean mussels a year.