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Oxnard Fisherman’s Wharf Project Stalled

Oxnard Fisherman’s Wharf Project Stalled

By George Miller (Bulletin only- Full story follows later) On 11-7-19, the Oxnard City Council voted 6-1 (Madrigal dissenting) to approve a staff (and 6-0 Planning Commission) recommendation to reject a proposal to modify its Local Coastal Plan (LCP). This would have helped to allow a highly nonconforming project to redevelop the Fisherman’s Wharf (FW) […]

LA Water Quality Control Board Shoots Down Pumping Permit Extension While C.I. Harbor Stagnates

LA Water Quality Control Board Shoots Down Pumping Permit Extension While C.I. Harbor Stagnates

By George Miller Actually, the city helped to cause this water quality problem in its headlong rush to stop NRG, without suficient regard to the many consequences of tax revenues, jobs, backup power, civic improvements and oh, yeah, harbor water circulation. We warned the Council, staff and residents repeatedly, to no avail. Now, Channel Islands […]

Supreme Court declines to hear challenge to California concealed carry restrictions

Supreme Court declines to hear challenge to California concealed carry restrictions

Second Amendment advocates stung by the Supreme Court’s decision not to take up a closely watched gun rights case vowed Monday to pursue litigation as long as it takes to get the justices to affirm the right to carry a firearm outside the home. The court opted Monday not to hear Peruta v. California, letting […]

Pacific Legal Foundation prods West Virginia to stop road-blocking new moving companies

Pacific Legal Foundation prods West Virginia to stop road-blocking new moving companies

Representing entrepreneur Arty Vogt, PLF challenged a law that let established movers veto new competitors; the state has responded by repealing it In a victory for economic liberty, West Virginia has repealed its anti-competitive restrictions on entry into the moving business.  The law was the target of a constitutional lawsuit filed last year by Pacific […]

Supreme Court Delivers Big Win for Landowners!

Supreme Court Delivers Big Win for Landowners!

Viewpoint By: Paul Beard II Mr. Beard will be speaking in Newbury Park, CA on 10/3/13. Stay tuned for details. In June, the United States Supreme Court decided a case that stands to benefit all property owners across the country who find themselves in the land-use permit process.  In Koontz v. St. Johns River Water […]