California Coastal Commission

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The California Coastal Commission could lose its executive director, Charles Lester, if certain pro-development members of the commission have their way. It’s essentially history repeating itself as the last executive director was also the butt of a failed ouster. The reason for the coup? A years-long battle between the pro-development faction and conservationist faction.


Steve Blank - Former California Coastal Commissioner

Madeleine Brand

Matt Holzman, Anna Scott, Jolie Myers, Christian Bordal, Laura Swisher