Coastal Commission still waiting on Palos Verdes Estates to make Lunada Bay more welcoming

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Luanda Bay beach improvementsThe deadline for Palos Verdes Estates to begin making changes at Lunada Bay passed Wednesday, and the city has met only some of the California Coastal Commission’s demands to start making the area more welcoming.

In a letter June 6, Coastal Commission Enforcement Agent Jordan Sanchez gave the city until July 6 to start the process of improving public access to Lunada ...

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City Approves Plan to Demolish Illegal Beach Fort at Lunada Bay

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lunadafort-900Despite strong opposition by Palos Verdes residents, the city’s elected officials decided on Tuesday to move forward with the plan to demolish the illegal stone fort at Lunada Bay. The unanimous decision came shortly after the California Coastal Commission pressured the city to remove the fort occupied by “fiercely territorial surfers” or acquire permission by presenting a bevy of measures to improve public access and reduce harassment.

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Pep Boys Dumped Oil For Decades, Calif. Landowner Says

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Pep Boys Dumped Oil For Decades, Calif. Landowner Says – By Kali Hays

Law360, New York (February 16, 2016, 4:00 PM ET) — The owner of a California strip mall on Thursday smacked Pep Boys and certain small businesses that formerly operated on the property with a federal suit to hold them responsible for $1 million in cleanup costs resulting from hazardous waste allegedly dumped at and around the site for decades.

Poltis Family LLC, which now owns a set of properties operated as a shopping center in ...

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