Steve Lopez on what's been saved along the California coast — and what the bulldozers are still aiming for
California's 1,100 miles of coastline is a glorious global destination because generations have fought to protect it. But property owners are still locking out the public and bulldozers are still revving up to tear into open space. Times columnist Steve Lopez and photographer Allen Schaben embark...
As the columnist prepares to drive the 1100 mile length of California's coast, readers weigh in to call him names and offer him meals and tips.
As the columnist prepares to drive the length of the California Coast, he continues his examination of the commission that's supposed to be protecting it
All sorts of screwiness is going on with the commission that's supposed to be protecting California's gorgeous coast. Lopez notes a few ideas commissioner McClure has, then asks Governor Brown what's up with this appointed body on which his environmental legacy may hinge.