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Farming for Developers: Coastal Commission Stories - Lesson 1

Steve Blank | Posted 06.10.2014 | San Francisco
Steve Blank

"Oh, what a tangled web we weave...when first we practice to deceive." Walter Scott, Marmion Last week I got an email last week from a New York VC as...

WATCH: 6 Killer Whales vs. Blue Whale

Posted 03.05.2014 | Green

A blue whale may have been attacked by a pod of orcas in a scene caught on tape off the coast of Monterey, Calif., on Monday. A video posted to You...

The Seaweed Rebellion to Save California's Golden Shore

Ralph Nader | Posted 02.10.2014 | Books
Ralph Nader

There is much to be learned about the places we call home -- our history, our environment, our culture, our civic life, our government and much more. Enter author David Helvarg and his brilliant and engrossing new book The Golden Shore: California's Love Affair with the Sea.

This Highway Pretty Much Has It All

Posted 09.07.2013 | Travel

California State Route 1, also known as Highway 1, is a veritable treasure trove of sights -- it spans hundreds of coastal miles, from Orange County i...

How to Talk Yourself Out of Loving Mendocino

Kari Haugeto | Posted 10.29.2013 | Travel
Kari Haugeto

We're moving to Mendocino. No wait -- we're not! Will somebody stop us, please? We visited the Northern California coast with our family and were immediately taken with its cool climate, dramatic cliffs, too-charming fishing villages and no-nonsense residents.

Explore America: A Day in Half Moon Bay

CarsTravelFood | Posted 07.24.2013 | Travel
CarsTravelFood

Memorial Day heralds the start of the summer season, when people head out on the open road, whether it's for a weekend getaway or a longer road trip. We did our part recently by spending a day in lovely Half Moon Bay, south of San Francisco.

Plan To Protect Our Coast From Oil Drilling Gains Support

The Marin Independent Journal, Novato, Calif. | Mark Prado | Posted 02.20.2013 | San Francisco

A plan to protect waters off Marin and Sonoma counties from oil and gas exploration by expanding the boundaries of marine sanctuaries got a boost Thur...

PHOTOS: Finding Heaven On The Central Coast

Judith Fein | Posted 12.05.2012 | Travel
Judith Fein

Here are my honest, unbiased, unabashedly enthusiastic recommendations for things that will arouse your senses, win your heart and soothe your soul. And don't worry if you don't have three weeks to spare; just pick, choose, enjoy.

Fall On California's Coast

iLoveInns | Posted 11.24.2012 | Travel
iLoveInns

New England may be the epicenter of fall travel, but California can also get very colorful.

Climate Change Innovation on the Half Shell

The Nature Conservancy in California | Posted 11.06.2012 | Green
The Nature Conservancy in California

What one thing can we do to protect our shores from climate-change driven erosion, clean our water, provide habitat for diverse organisms and eventually enjoy a delicious appetizer?

Is California Getting Colder?

| Posted 04.01.2012 | San Francisco

This article comes to us courtesy of California Watch. By Susanne Rust It's pretty well established that the earth is warming up. Researchers an...

Dana Point: Ground Zero In The Fight For Beach Access

AP | NOAKI SCHWARTZ | Posted 10.07.2011 | Los Angeles

DANA POINT, Calif. — In the beach town where California's surf industry first took root, where the loss of an epic break to a marina helped prom...

The Coast of Christmas Past

Mike Selsky | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Mike Selsky

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Escape To Big Sur: 53 Trip Ideas For A Northern California Getaway

Trazzler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

If you're a suave Jake Gyllenhaal sort (at least in your dreams), you grab your sweetie, book a Big Sur escape at a modern-rustic clifftop hotel, and ...

Time for a BP Summit

Christine Pelosi | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Christine Pelosi

The BP disaster is the oil company's responsibility -- and it is Barack Obama's moment. There is no better time and place to unequivocally assert the President's voice than now in the Gulf with a BP summit.

All Ships Near California's Coast Must Now Use Cleaner Fuel

treehugger.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

A Californian regulation mandating that all ocean-going vessels within 24 miles of the state's coast must use cleaner burning low-sulfur diesel fuel i...