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 ...

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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 ...

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Palos Verdes Estates will take jackhammer to belligerent surfers’ ‘fort’

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Luanda Bay Boys Fort - Pal Verde CaliforniaThe council’s unanimous decision came despite strong opposition by residents, who urged their elected leaders “not to buckle” in the face of the California Coastal Commission. That agency has urged the city to remove the unpermitted facility or seek approval by proposing a package of measures to improve public access and reduce harassment.

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More surfers harassed by Bay Boys want to join lawsuit, attorney says

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Attorneys seeking an injunction to ban the infamous Bay Boys from the beach they jealously guard in Palos Verdes Estates have received dozens of calls and emails from people wanting to join their lawsuit.

The class-action suit, filed last week in federal court by surfers Cory Spencer and Diana Milena Reed, names the affluent city, its police chief and eight alleged Bay Boys on behalf of all beachgoers who have been harassed at the Lunada Bay spot known as much for ...

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PALOS VERDES ESTATES SURFERS SUED FOR INTIMIDATING OUTSIDERS, LAWSUIT STATES

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PALOS VERDES ESTATES, Calif. (KABC) — The city of Palos Verdes Estates and a group of surfers known as the “Lunada Bay Boys” are being sued.

The lawsuit accused the surfers of using violence and intimidation to chase away outsiders. It also claimed the city did nothing to prevent such attacks.

Diana Reed and El Segundo Police Officer Cory Spencer filed a federal class-action lawsuit asking a judge to prevent the group of surfers from gathering at ...

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