January 11, 2012 In News

Sierra Club Lawsuit Over Oceano Dunes Is Thrown Out

Citing late Supreme Court Justice Felix Frankfurter, who said “wise adjudication has its own time for ripening,” a state Court of Appeals on Monday upheld a San Luis Obispo Superior Court decision that it is too late to review a coastal development permit issued in 1982 that allows off-highway vehicles on a 584-acre, county-owned parcel, called the La Grande Tract, within the park.

October 26, 2010 In News

Sierra Club Loses Ruling Over Riding On Dunes Land In San Luis Obispo County

The local chapter of the Sierra Club says it plans to appeal a recent Superior Court ruling that maintains the status quo for off-highway vehicle riding at Oceano Dunes State Vehicular Recreation Area.

August 23, 2010 In News

Water Permit On Tap For Proposed Sand City Beach Resort

A Sand City beachfront hotel-resort, touted as the model of environmental sensitivity by a developer who has spent 17 years pursuing the project, once again is entangled in the courts with the state Coastal Commission.

February 1, 2008 In News

OPINION Monterey County Herald

I found The Herald’s Jan. 30 editorial, “Bad place for hotel,” troubling because it was based on a gross misunderstanding (or mischaracterization) of the facts.