A new stone structure appears to be taking shape around the bluff at Lunada Bay in Palos Verdes Estates, April 5, 2018. It’s not far from where an illegally built “rock fort” used by a group of territorial surfers known as the Bay Boys was demolished in November 2016. Source: Are the Bay Boys rebuilding […]
A campaign to qualify a ballot initiative to expand the San Diego convention center and fund services and housing for the homeless has raised more than $600,000. Source: More than $630,000 raised so far to qualify convention center initiative for ballot – The San Diego Union-Tribune
Mayor Eric Garcetti’s new budget proposes a 141% increase its spending on homelessness. But the $491 million in the budget isn’t all hard cash. Here’s a breakdown of where the money comes from and how much will go directly to homeless services. Source: L.A. budgets $430 million to help homeless, most of it long-term debt
Australia’s efforts to improve water quality and reduce predators of the Great Barrier Reef won’t mean much if climate change continues unchecked. Source: Australia Has Big Plans to Save the Great Barrier Reef. But It Can’t Do It Alone.
The world must redouble efforts to halt global warming before it is too late, the UN’s climate chief said Monday as nearly 200 nations kicked off talks in Bonn. Source: Dramatic action needed on climate change: UN
The sparring between the Trump administration and California over environmental rollbacks is getting serious. Source: News Analysis: Here’s what’s important for land, sea and air in California’s fight with Trump | CALmatters
New legislation would provide more funding for research and safety amid a white shark increase in California. Source: More great white sharks are swimming off California’s coast and Sacramento is on it – The San Diego Union-Tribune
One morning last week, activist Julie Tacker decided she had had enough, and she began putting together a conflict of interest complaint against San Luis Obispo County Supervisor Bruce Gibson. Source: Supervisor Bruce Gibson accused of conflicts of interest