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Aerial Photography
Beach Sand Replenishment
Boating
California Coastal Commission
Climate
Coastal Access
Coastal Zone Management
Condominium-Hotels
Desalination
Enforcement Program
Environmentally Sensitive Habitat Area
Federal Consistency
Local Coastal Programs
Marine Life
Navy Sonar
Natural Disasters
Oil & Gas
Peter Douglas, Previous Executive Director
Press Releases & Communications
Procedural Guidance
Regulations
Restoration
SONGS (San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station)
Sea Level Rise
Trails
Tsunami
Viewshed
Volunteering
Water Quality

Aerial Photography

Beach Sand Replenishment

Boating (see also our Clean Boating Program pages)

California Coastal Commission

Climate (See also the California Government Climate Change portal)

The latest volume in our series of coastal guides is now available!

This volume, Beaches and Parks from San Francisco to Monterey, includes
 Marin, San Francisco, San Mateo, Santa Cruz, Monterey Counties.

Here is the cover of this latest volume:

Book Cover of Beaches and Parks from San Francisco to Monterey

Take a peek at the introduction
and then find out more!

 

The third volume in our series of coastal guides is now available!

Each in this series is devoted to a portion of the coast. This volume includes sections on Los Angeles, Orange and  San Diego Counties.

Here is the cover of this latest volume:

Cover of Beaches and Parks in Southern California (from the Experience the California Coast series)

Take a peek at sample pages from the Los Angeles County chapter and then find out more!
 

Below is the cover of the second volume in this series.



Find out more!

This volume includes sections on Monterey, San Luis Obispo, Santa Barbara and Ventura Counties.
See a sample chapter.

Below is the cover of the first volume in this series.


Picture of book cover to Experience the California Coast: A Guide to Beaches and Parks in Northern California, Counties Included: Del Norte, Humboldt, Mendocino, Sonoma, Marin with link to further information

Find out more!
Each is devoted to a portion of the coast. This volume includes sections on Del Norte, Humboldt, Mendocino, Sonoma, and Marin Counties.

See the press release about the guide.

Coastal Access (see also our Coastal Access Program pages.)

Coastal Zone Management

Condominium-Hotels

Desalination

Enforcement Program

Environmentally Sensitive Habitat Area

Federal Consistency (See also our Federal Consistency Program pages.)

(Comments regarding proposed federal rule changes):

  • Cover letter from the California Coastal Commission and the San Francisco Bay Conservation and Development Commission
  • Detailed Letter from the California Coastal Commission and the San Francisco Bay Conservation and Development Commission
  • Link to Additional Comments from Governor Gray Davis, Attorney General Bill Lockyer, Senators Barbara Boxer and Dianne Feinstein, Members of California Congressional Delegation, Assemblymember Hannah Beth Jackson, and Santa Barbara County (on NOAA's web site)

Local Coastal Programs (See also our Resources for Local Governments pages and our Local Coastal Program Periodic Reviews.)

  • Malibu LCP Related Documents:
  • Marina del Rey Periodic LCP Review
  • Monterey County Periodic LCP Review Related Reports
  • Status of the LCP Program: FY 97-98 Annual Report. California Coastal Commission. October 1, 1998.
  • Status of the LCP Program: FY 98-99 Annual Report. California Coastal Commission. January 13, 2000.
  • ReCAP...what is it? Overview of ReCAP Pilot Project. California Coastal Commission (1997).
  • ReCAP Pilot Project. Findings and Recommendations: Monterey Bay Region. California Coastal Commission Regional Cumulative Assessment Project. September, 1995.
  • ReCAP Pilot Project Findings and Recommendations: Monterey Bay Region. Executive Summary. California Coastal Commission Regional Cumulative Assessment Project. September, 1995.
  • (ReCAP) Findings and Recommendations for the Santa Monica Mountains/Malibu Regional Cumulative Assessment Project  (June 1999)
  • Proposed Action Plan for Implementing Recommendations of the Santa Monica Mountains/Malibu Regional Cumulative Assessment Project (ReCAP)
  • Marine Life

    Navy Sonar

    Natural Disasters

    Oil & Gas

    PETER DOUGLAS, OUR LONGTIME EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

    Press Releases & Communications

    Procedural Guidance

    Regulations (See also our Laws, Regulations, and legislative Information pages.)

    Restoration

    SONGS (San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station)

    The Commission’s technical oversight and independent monitoring program provides for periodic review of the status and performance of the SONGS  mitigation projects.

    On the UCSB SONGS Mitigation site, you can find background information as well as a collection of project documents, images, information about SONGS staff and public workshops.

    Below are documents we house on our site.

    • Public Workshop on the San Dieguito Wetland Restoration Project (February 18, 2004). Slide presentations made at the workshop sessions are:
    1. Introduction (Schroeter, General Session)
    2. Wetland Status (Kay, General Session)
      Wetland Status (Tanious, Technical Session)
    3. Effect of Restoration-Human Health (Ambrose, Technical Session)
    4. Wetland Monitoring (Page, General Session)
      Wetland Monitoring (Page, Technical Session)
    5. Coastal Trail  (Carter, General and Technical Sessions)
    6. Least Terns (Loeffler, Technical Session)

    Sea Level Rise

    Trails (See also our Coastal Trails page.)

    Tsunami

    Viewshed

    Volunteering (See also our Public Education pages.)

    Water Quality (See also our Water Quality pages.)