Archive for December, 2007

Coronado City Monitor Report

December 20th, 2007

From Barbara Denny: I attended the Coronado City Council meeting on Tuesday, December 18th at 3 pm at Coronado City Hall located at 1825 Strand Way. There was a second public reading for the adoption of an ordinance… more »

Save Trestles Update

December 12th, 2007

The Susan Davis amendment made it past the rockiest part of conference committee and is on its way to a full vote by both the House and Senate; and to eventually be signed by President Bush. The House… more »

SD City Council Votes to Pursue Pt. Loma Waiver

December 10th, 2007

On Tuesday, November 20, the San Diego City Council agreed by a 7-1vote to apply for a waiver that would permit the city to continuedumping sewage into the Pacific Ocean at a level that doesn’t meetfederal standards. The… more »

Update on the Beach Protection Act

December 10th, 2007

The Beach Protection Act has seen both some movement and changes in the House of Representatives. On October 31rst, the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, chaired by Representative Oberstar of Minnesota, approved amendments to the Act (HR2537)…. more »

Water Re-Use Moves Forward in San Diego

December 7th, 2007

The San Diego City Council has voted to overturn Mayor Jerry Sanders’ veto of a wastewater recycling program by a vote of 5-3. Councilmen Kevin Faulconer, Tony Young and Brian Maienschein were opposed. A one-year pilot program will… more »

Encinitas City Council Forms Environmental Advisory Committee

December 6th, 2007

The Encinitas City Council has decided to form an Environmental Advisory Committee. This was the result of work by GreEncinitas to push the council to begin implementing the Blue Ribbon Environmental Committee Report recommendations (from 2002). The City… more »

Carlsbad City Monitor Report

December 6th, 2007

The Carlsbad City Council met on Tuesday, November 13th and approved the Ponto Beachfront Village Vision Plan EIR. Surfrider had earlier submitted written comments to the City and had spoken previously at the Planning Commission when the EIR… more »

La Jolla Seals Lose at Supreme Court

December 5th, 2007

On November 28, 2007, the Supreme Court of California denied the City of San Diego ’s petition for review in the seals’ case. The City’s petition was among the hundreds of cases reviewed and denied. The San Diego… more »