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March 29 - Weekly Update

Staff Report // Last Week

Last week was Surfrider Foundation's "All Staff Meeting" where staff form around the country aggregated in sunny San Diego for a week of collaboration, learning and of course, enjoyment of our ocean, waves and beaches!

Event Reminder // CEMEX sand mine

The saga continues... for those of you in the Santa Cruz-Monterey area, join Surfrider Foundation Monterey Chapter and Save Our Shores on Thursday, March 30th for a new documentary on CEMEX's illegal sand mining. Get the latest CEMEX update and more information on the movie screening, here.

Blog Alert // San Onofre Nuclear Generation Station

Concerns over storing radioactive waste in a highly populated area of California's coast are warranted and plenty. Unfortunately, options at the moment are minimal. We continue to press for the safest solution going forward. Read the full blog post, here.

News Alert // Beach erosion in California

We don't have time to waste. We need long-term, sustainable solutions – like managed retreat – before Southern California's public beaches disappear completely. Read about recent predictions for coastal erosion in California, here.

Legislation Update // Coastal Cabin Bill

"Assembly Bill 250 (AB 250), sponsored by Assemblymember Lorena Gonzalez Fletcher, passed out of the Assembly Natural Resources Committee with a 7-1 vote. AB 250 would help Californians of all incomes and backgrounds access the coast by increasing the supply of cabins and other lower-cost overnight accommodations." Read all about it, here.