The California Coastal Commission faced a scheduling nightmare when its monthly meeting landed in San Diego at the same time as Comic-Con.
With 130,000 costumed revelers headed to town in July 2012, hotels were booked, and the panel was in a jam. Then Commissioner Wendy Mitchell saved the day, managing to secure 23 rooms at the Marriott Marquis, a prime waterfront spot adjacent to the convention site.
FOR THE RECORD:
Coastal commission: In the April 24 Section A, a photo caption with an article about a lobbyist's influence with the California Coastal Commission misidentified Dan Carl as a commissioner. He is deputy director of the...