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Friday, February 12, 2016
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California Local Boating News

 Coastal Commission dismisses executive director

Coastal Commission dismisses executive director

Parimal M. Rohit  |  posted: 2/11/2016

MORRO BAY — The California Coastal Commission made history on Feb. 10 when the state agency responsible for policing 1,100 miles of California coast fired its executive director. It is the first time commissioners voted to fire the commission’s executive director.


Ventura Harbor continues to battle shoaling

Ventura Harbor continues to battle shoaling

Parimal M. Rohit  |  posted: 2/11/2016

VENTURA — Heavy shoaling and hazardous conditions has continued to limit navigational operations at Ventura Harbor since a sandbar was observed forming at the venue’s entrance on Jan. 17.

Newport approves cheaper rate for mooring holders

Newport approves cheaper rate for mooring holders

Parimal M. Rohit  |  posted: 2/11/2016

NEWPORT BEACH — The price to moor a boat in Newport Harbor just became a little more affordable.

Long Beach, Army Corps to study breakwater adjustment

Long Beach, Army Corps to study breakwater adjustment

Parimal M. Rohit  |  posted: 2/11/2016

LONG BEACH — The future of the Long Beach Breakwater is back in the news cycle again as local, state and federal leaders held a joint signing ceremony last month to announce a cost-sharing partnership for the East San Pedro Bay Ecosystem Restoration Study.

Floating Homes: The life of Southern California’s liveaboards

Floating Homes: The life of Southern California’s liveaboards

Parimal M. Rohit  |  posted: 2/11/2016

SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA — The lifestyle of a liveaboard comes with certain romanticisms, most of which have nothing to do with Sonny Crockett ’s life aboard St. Vitus Dance. 

Mariners Update: Mission Bay buoy relocated

Mariners Update: Mission Bay buoy relocated

posted: 2/11/2016

The Mission Bay wave buoy has been relocated 6 miles west of the original location due to frequent ship strikes. 

TowBoatUS Catalina takes Tower of the Year Honors at BoatUS Towing Services Conference

TowBoatUS Catalina takes Tower of the Year Honors at BoatUS Towing Services Conference

posted: 2/7/2016

AVALON– A local company that helps boaters get safely home was singled out for its professionalism at the BoatUS Towing Services annual Conference recently held in Jupiter, Florida.

West Marine awards $1,000 shopping spree to cancer fundraiser

West Marine awards $1,000 shopping spree to cancer fundraiser

posted: 2/6/2016

WATSONVILLE — West Marine has awarded Lori Giampoli of Geneva, Illinois, a $1,000 shopping spree in recognition of her outstanding fundraising efforts on behalf of the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s Leukemia Cup Regatta series in 2015.

OC Weekly sold to Duncan McIntosh

posted: 2/5/2016

DENVER —Voice Media Group announced Feb. 4 it has sold OC Weekly, its award-winning publication in Costa Mesa, Calif., to Irvine-based publisher Duncan McIntosh.
Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

 

Dana Point Harbor dredge underway

Dana Point Harbor dredge underway

posted: 2/5/2016

Visitors to Baby Beach may have noticed the large tubing and other equipment required for the 2015-2016 Maintenance Dredging Project in the staging area in the parking lot. 

Public pier, pumpouts highlight Harbor Commission discussion

Public pier, pumpouts highlight Harbor Commission discussion

Parimal M. Rohit  |  posted: 2/4/2016

NEWPORT BEACH — A planned public pier near Lido Village and city-owned pumpout stations constantly being repaired because of improper bilge dumps were among the discussion topics at the Jan. 13 Newport Beach Harbor Commission meeting.

Public art concepts approved for updated Marriott Marquis Marina

Public art concepts approved for updated Marriott Marquis Marina

Parimal M. Rohit  |  posted: 2/4/2016

SAN DIEGO — A San Diego marina will join Redondo Beach’s King Harbor in housing iconic public art.

Glorietta Bay Marina project clears Coastal Commission hurdle

Glorietta Bay Marina project clears Coastal Commission hurdle

Parimal M. Rohit  |  posted: 2/4/2016

SAN DIEGO — A third government agency gave its thumbs up on Jan. 14 for planned improvements at Glorietta Bay Marina’s Dock C.

SoCal Classic: Bella

SoCal Classic: Bella

Parimal M. Rohit  |  posted: 2/4/2016

In this feature, The Log looks at notable boats — sail and power — that continue to turn heads in Southern California harbors.

Grab your sweetheart for a sail on the Big Bay

Grab your sweetheart for a sail on the Big Bay

Ambrosia Brody  |  posted: 2/4/2016

SAN DIEGO — Skip the chocolates and candy hearts this Valentine’s Day and instead take your loved one out for a scenic cruise on San Diego Bay during the Sweetheart Sail. 

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