Monthly Archives: December 2011

C.V. Starr Center and Aquatic Facility to Remain Open

The C.V. Starr Community Center and Spath Aquatic Center At a well attended special meeting of the Mendocino Parks and Recreation District Board of Directors on Tuesday, it was voted unanimously to keep  the C.V. Starr Community Center and the … Continue reading

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Brown, Salazar declare ‘mutual resolve’ on peripheral canal

Edmund Gerald “Jerry” Brown, Jr.,  Governor of California by Dan Bacher California Governor Jerry Brown and Interior Secretary Ken Salazar on December 19 reaffirmed their “strong mutual resolve” to moving forward with the Bay Delta Conservation Plan (BDCP) to build … Continue reading

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Improper notice of public meetings by the “Initiative”

Melissa Miller-Henson and Ken Wiseman  In the first official appearance of the Marine Life Protection Act “Initiative” on the North Coast, Executive Director Ken Wiseman, its Program Manager Melissa Miller-Henson and other staff members held a meeting at the Harbor Lite Lodge … Continue reading

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DFG warden commits perjury during depositions

California Department of Fish and Game Warden Eric Bloom warns me to stop filming or be ejected. California Fish and Game Warden Eric Bloom has chosen to perjure himself during depositions in our lawsuit claiming civil rights and Bagley-Keene violations … Continue reading

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Flotsam from Japanese tsunami reaches West Coast

 Oceanographer Jim Ingraham stands next to a Japanese float on Tuesday, Dec. 13, 2011 in Port Angeles, Wash. The float, found two weeks ago near Neah Bay, Wash., is believed to be among the first identifiable debris from the March … Continue reading

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Coastside files appeal of court ruling on MLPA regulations

by Dan Bacher An appeal of an unfavorable court ruling gives California’s fishing and boating community renewed hope for overturning regulations imposed under the privately funded Marine Life Protection Act (MLPA) Initiative. A coalition of fishing and boating groups, the … Continue reading

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Controversial marine ‘protected’ areas effective January 1

by Dan Bacher Controversial new “marine protected areas” (MPAs), developed under the oversight of a big oil lobbyist, marina developer, and real estate executive, will go into effect Jan. 1, 2012 on the Southern California coast from Point Conception in … Continue reading

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Conflict of Interest at CA Dept. of Water Resources

 “There is a revolving door at the Department of Water Resources for water contractors to move in and out of positions within the Department,” said Barbara Barrigan-Parrilla, Executive Director of Restore the Delta. “It is akin to the way lobbyists … Continue reading

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CV Starr Center asks for matching donation

If you feel like being a Santa Claus this year, and making a whole lot of kids very happy for the holiday season, you might consider contributing a thousand dollars (or any part thereof) to the C.V. Starr Community & … Continue reading

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