Coastal Commission

Sierra Club sues Coastal Commission over fairgrounds decision

DEL MAR — The Sierra Club San Diego filed a lawsuit on Jan. 8 against the California Coastal Commission, challenging the agency’s Nov. 13 approval of a permit that allows the 22nd District Agricultural Association to continue using a vacant lot east of the Del Mar Fairgrounds for year-round parking and other activities.

Plot thickens for Prop A and coastal commission

ENCINITAS —Several weeks ago, it appeared as though the city would need to process a land-use change in order for Proposition A to take effect in the entire city. But after receiving a letter several weeks ago, the city is seeking clarity on whether that’s necessary.

50-year sand replenishment project ‘walking a tight line’

50-year sand replenishment project ‘walking a tight line’

COAST CITIES — Officials have been working on a 50-year sand replenishment plan in Encinitas and Solana Beach for more than 13 years. But the project is stalled at a critical juncture.

Decision: Prop A demands coastal commission approval

Decision: Prop A demands coastal commission approval

ENCINITAS — The California Coastal Commission must approve Proposition A for it to take effect in most of the city. That’s according to staff members from the coastal commission who issued the ruling on Monday.

Uncertainty remains over Prop A, coastal commission approval

Uncertainty remains over Prop A, coastal commission approval

ENCINITAS — Last week, Proposition A passed with 51.85 percent voting “yes.” But it’s still unclear whether the California Coastal Commission needs to approve the initiative for it to take effect in most of the city.

Prop A and the Coastal Commission

I would like to comment on the statements by the attorneys for Rutan and the city that, “the Initiative would not take effect unless and until it is unconditionally certified by the Coastal Commission.”

Bike lane, ‘sharrows’ cycling forward following Council vote

Bike lane, ‘sharrows’ cycling forward following Council vote

ENCINITAS — Bicyclists breathed a sigh of relief at Wednesday night’s Council meeting.

Items sail through Coastal Commission

Items sail through Coastal Commission

COAST CITIES — Encinitas and Oceanside items sailed through the Coastal Commission to receive approval Jan. 11.

Amendments to Cardiff Specific Plan adopted

Amendments to Cardiff Specific Plan adopted

ENCINITAS — The Cardiff Specific Plan is nearing the finish line.