Archive for September, 2012

County Water Authority releases Water Purchase Agreement

September 30th, 2012

Last Thursday, the County Water Authority released a draft Water Purchase Agreement (WPA) for the proposed Carlsbad desalination plant. The public now has 60-days to provide comment on the massive document and two public workshops are being held… more »

Outcome of Solana Beach City Council Mtg Sept 26th

September 30th, 2012

Wednesday evening the Solana Beach City Council decided to continue working with Coastal Commission staff to resolve a few differences without changing the intent  of their Local Coastal Plan (LCP) currently approved by the Coastal Commission in an… more »

Surf Monitoring White Paper

September 30th, 2012

For more information on Surfrider San Diego’s ground breaking surf monitoring study, check out our brief white paper here. more »

Night + Day Street Fest

September 26th, 2012

The UT is hosting the first annual Night + Day Street Fest on Saturday, October 13th from 4pm-midnight in the East Village (14th Street Between K Street and Imperial Avenue). Headliners include G Love, Donovan Frankenreiter, Pato Banton,… more »

Solana Beach: Private property rights clash with public access

September 25th, 2012

Join us at the Solana Beach City Council meeting Sept 26th at 6pm to defend the Coastal Commission’s decision to protect our coast! Here is an article by the North County Times on the controversy. Sign our action alert here. more »

Desal no panacea for California water woes

September 25th, 2012

Not as great as everyone once thought, check the SF Gate article here more »

Bluff-top homeowners act in own interests and threaten public coastal resources

September 21st, 2012

Click here for press release 9/21/12 more »

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Solana Beach needs to uphold the Coastal Commission’s decision

September 20th, 2012

The Solana Beach City Council will be discussing whether or not to accept the changes made to their Local Coastal Plan (LCP) at the March Coastal Commission (CCC) meeting at their Sept 26th City Council meeting. The decision… more »

Learn about the Source to Sea Project

September 20th, 2012

Join us for our next chapter meeting on Wednesday, October 17th from 7-8:30pm at the California Center for Sustainable Energy. Our guest speaker this month is Shannon Switzer who will be speaking about her Source to Sea project. … more »

Environmental Community Asserts San Diego County Water Authority contract opens ratepayers to unlimited financial liability

September 11th, 2012

Press Release re: SDCWA Purchase Agreement_09-10-12 Briefer doc regarding concerns with Water Purchase Agreement more »