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Shifting tide for beach access LA Times Azul, The City Project, CA LULAC, GreenLatinos, Robert Bracamontes

The City Project and Free the Beach! pushed for California’s new environmental justice law, which explicitly authorizes coastal officials to consider not only impacts to plants, animals and coastal habitats when making decisions, but also the effects on underrepresented communities. […]

SUPPORT Outdoor Equity Grants and Coastal Access AB 2534 Limón as Revised

English / Español Dear Assemblymember Limon: California LULAC, The Praxis Project, GreenLatinos, and The City Project generally support AB 2534: Outdoor Equity Grants and Coastal Access, and we respectfully offer the revision below to strengthen access to and support for […]

APOYAR Fondos para Programas Equitativos del Medio Ambiente y la Cultura, y Acceso Costero AB 2534 Limón revisado

English / Español Estimada Asambleísta Limón: California LULAC, The Praxis Project, GreenLatinos y The City Project / Proyecto del Pueblo generalmente respaldan AB 2534 (Outdoor Equity Grants y Coastal Access), y respetuosamente ofrecemos una revisión a para fortalecer aún más […]

Free the Beach! Hollister Ranch NRPA Parks & Recreation

By Robert García Open Space August 2018 Two miles from Gaviota State Park beach, just west of Santa Barbara, California, sits Hollister Ranch, a gated community that’s one of the last large holdings of property along the California shore. State […]

From Snow to Sea Southern CalIfornia Has It All!

Christmas in July August at Will Rogers Beach   […]

Free the Beach! Private Bel Air Bay Club Bulldozes L.A. Beach without Permit

The private Bel Air Bay Club reportedly has bulldozed the beach with a three foot berm in L.A. without a proper permit based on full and fair public notice. The City Project has submitted a violation report and administrative complaint […]

Free the Beach! Affordable overnight visits for all LA Times

Robert Garcia, the founding director of the City Project, has long worked on equal access to California’s parks and recreational facilities. He praised the bill and offered to work with Gonzalez to make her legislation as strong as possible. Going […]

The Year in Pictures 2016

Click on the caption for more information. Please donate now to support our work on equal justice, democracy, and livability for all! Guidance to Incorporate Environmental Justice and Civil Rights in State Clean Power Plans Climate Justice California Coastal Access […]

UC Stanford Symposium California’s Coastal Act: The Next 40 Years The City Project Coastal Justice Berkeley Nov 17

The City Project’s Robert García will present on Free the Beach! Coastal Justice for All at the UC Stanford Symposium on California’s Coastal Act: The Next 40 Years. California’s Coastal Act: The Next 40 Years Thursday, November 17, 2016 Bancroft […]

Coastal Justice Is about More than Burrowing Owls, It’s about People too. Free the Beach! Banning Ranch

“[I]n the end, the California Coastal Commission got the Banning Ranch decision right. But maybe not for the right reasons. . . . [T]he vote didn’t resolve the broader question of whether the commission has become more receptive to development […]