Jim's Blog — Beaches
March 06, 2012
Tomorrow there is a hearing regarding Solana Beach's ongoing love affair with sea walls. Come down to San Diego for it.
February 07, 2012
It is challenging to point to an individual who has done more to preserve the California Coast than Peter Douglas. This is Peter Douglas' story told in his own voice.
June 29, 2011
There are few things... ok, nothing, free and open regarding the New Jersey shore. The pay-to-play game regarding Jersey shore beach access is escalating and the public is the one that stands to lose... again.
June 20, 2011
While it's easy to disregard the wishes of one person it's nearly impossible to ignore the wishes of a large group.
June 16, 2011
Our coastlines are our open spaces, they are public spaces. Coastal access is a right. The California Coastal Commission agrees with this and recently ruled The Strand in Dana Point needed to take down their gates which are locking the public out of the beach.
June 07, 2011
This is Dave Rauschkolb's story. One day he was running three Florida Gulf businesses and the next day he was the catalyst for people around the globe to join hands and draw a line in the sand against net new offshore oil drilling.
May 17, 2011
For the first time in 100 years California is planning to close State Parks. We're not talking about one state park. We're talking about 25% of them. We are the legacy we leave to future generations.
April 22, 2011
People are surprised to find out that in some places you have to pay to walk onto a beach. They are further shocked to find out that in some places you can't even get to the beach (regardless of fee). If you value coastal access then join us and fight…
April 15, 2011
The BP spill in the Gulf is old news. It's moved from CNN to CSPAN and thus lost it's audience. Yet the locals are still dealing with the long-term affects of the spill.