Big Sur Articles
   
Date: October 8, 2004
Title / Link: Big Sur landowners rally against Fed buyouts
Publication: The Carmel Pine Cone
Author: Chris Counts
Content: If the sentiment at the Coast Property Owners Association meeting Monday was any indication, the movement to expand the preservation of open space in Big Sur ...
   
Date: September 2004
Title / Link: State (meaning you) must pay $25,000 for tree mess in Big Sur
Publication: The Carmel Pine Cone
Author: Kritie Wilde
Content: Whether it made a simple miscommunication, or was guilty of deliberately spreading misinformation and violating the law, the California State Parks Department ...
   
Date: June 24, 2004
Title / Link: Hunter Liggett National Park?
Publication: Monterey County Weekly
Author: Andrew Scutro
Content: With parts of Fort Hunter Liggett recommended for closure, Sam Farr and others look to the National Parks Service.
   
Date: May 28, 2004
Title / Link: Potter: 'I don't know what they were thinking'
Publication: The Carmel Pine Cone
Author: Paul Miller
Content: Reacting with disbelief after the board of supervisors voted Tuesday to thorw out most of the proposed general plan ...
   
Date: May 2004
Title / Link: Property owners will decide new parks tax
Publication: The Carmel Pine Cone
Author: Kimberly White
Content: Ballots mailed out Friday will ask property owners in the Monterey Peninsula REgional Park District to tax themselves to pay for maintenance and preservation ...
   
Date: May 2004
Title / Link: Editorial: Yes on parks initiative
Publication: The Carmel Pine Cone
Content: This newspaper has supported a long series of ballot measures to preserve undeveloped land in the Monterey Peninsula and along the Bit Sur coast.
   
Date: April 9, 2004
Title / Link: California; Forest Vision Extends Into Hearst Tract
Publication: LA Times
Author: Kenneth R. Weiss
Content: U.S. agency looks at idea for preserve encompassing Ft. Hunter Liggett and portions of Los Padres land; The U.S. Forest Service is considering creating a Big Sur National Forest ...
   
Date: April 2004
Title / Link: In Big Sur, war waged over land and lifestyle
Publication: Monterey Herald
Author: Virginia Hennessey
Content: In Big Sur, they're calling the process "Pac-Man National Park," the bite-by-bite acquisition of private land by government agencies and land trusts.
   
Date: April 2004
Title / Link: Coastal planner gets an earful in Big Sur
Publication: The Carmel Pine Cone
Author: Paul Miller
Content: 'Ridiculous, silly' idea of protecting views from ocean said to be based on a 'blatant lie'. An angry crowd of Big Sur residents confronted a planner ...
   
Date: March 2004
Title / Link: Two Camps in Big Sur
Publication: Los Angeles Times
Author: John Johnson
Content: An aging, dwindling population and strict development rules hurt the area, some say. For others, it's a matter of preserving the land ...
   
Date: March 2004
Title / Link: Highway plan approved over homeowners' objections
Publication: The Carmel Pine Cone
Author: Kimberly White
Content: Despite heated debate and wrangling that lasted into the early evening, the Coast Highway Management Plan was ratified Monday by its steering committee. ...
   
Date: March 2004
Title / Link: Threat To Pines Debate Topic
Publication: Monterey Herald
Author: Virginia Hennessey
Content: Protections would halt most P.B. development Scientist argues threat 'overstated'...
Date: March 2004
Title / Link: Pitched battle over pines, Big Sur
Publication: The Carmel Pine Cone
Author: Paul Miller
Content: Faced with a recommendation from the coastal commission staff that hundreds of acres of native Monterey pines be protected under state law - a measure which, if enacted, would probably make it impossible for his company to build the new golf course it wants in Del Monte Forest ...
   
Date: March 2004
Title / Link: Highway plan goes too far, coast homeowners say
Publication: The Carmel Pine Cone
Author: Paul Miller
Content: What started as an effort to secure a permit-in-advance for damage that will surely hit Highway 1 in future winter storms has turned into a hot potato as some Big Sur property owners accuse Caltrans of going far beyond its mandate. ...
Date: January 2004
Title / Link: P.G. building permits: The death of common sense
Publication: Monterey Herald
Author: Ron Russell
Content: Ever wonder why Pacific Grove's planning department has made more enemies over the years than Saddam's sons? The answer may lie in Philip Howard's book "The Death of Common Sense: How Law is Suffocating America," ...
   
Date: January 2004
Title / Link: Don't Hold your breadth
Publication: The Carmel Pine Cone
Author: Editorial
Content: A hopeful woman called our office the other day, eager to find out how she could get on the waiting list for one of the affordable housing units at Rancho Canada Village. ...
Date: December 2003
Title / Link: Another Nice Big Sur Story
Publication: Big Sur Roundup
Content: On a recent Sunday I started out from my house to the River Inn to join Ken, Paul, David, et al, to watch the 49er game on TV. It had rained an inch and a half that morning, and when I got to the bottom, there was a tree across the driveway. ...
Date: August 1993
Title / Link: Fee's smile and generosity make her a local favorite
Publication: Big Sur Gazette
Author: Paula Walling
Content: Whether she's handing a local the key to the Grange Hall or handing a visitor the key to one of her rooms at the Glen Oaks Motel, Doris Fee always has a smile and a friendly word. ...
Date: 1984
Title / Link: Critics Say Battle Over Big Sur Plan Not Ended
Publication: The Carmel Pine Cone
Author: Michael Gardner
Content: The Coast Property Owners Association may challenge at the ballot box or in court Coastal Commission certification of the Big Sur Local Coastal Program. That's what Mike Caplin of Palo Colorado Canyon, ...
Date: August 1980
Title / Link: Coast Property Owners Oppose Panetta's Legislation
Publication: Big Sur Gazette
Content: The Board of Directors of the Coast Property Owner's Association (CPOA) voted on July 25 to advise Congressman Leon Panetta that they opposed his legislation to federalize Big Sur. ...
Date: December 1980
Title / Link: Coast Property Owners Elect New Officers
Publication: Big Sur Gazette
Content: Howard Sitton was elected president of the Big Sur Coast Property Owners Association (CPOA) at their annual meeting held at the Grange Hall November 17. ...
 
   
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