Environmental Justice

Environmental Justice

“Equity demands more. Over the last five years, the commission has questioned whether we are doing enough to provide access for all to our beaches, a right guaranteed under the California constitution,” said Environmental Justice Commissioner Effie Turnbull-Sanders. “Achieving true equity requires us to first understand and own our history of disenfranchisement; then, work diligently and deliberately to create full and inclusive participation in process, policy and benefits. Now the real work begins.”

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Apartments can be built anywhere.  Harbors cannot.

Apartments can be built anywhere. Harbors cannot.

The Harbor & Beach Community Alliance does not oppose development at Channel Islands Harbor. We supported and continue to support the replacement of the hotel on Peninsula Road. We want Fisherman’s Wharf, which is the gateway to the harbor, revitalized but with the right development, one designed clearly for visitor serving and harbor related uses and with genuine public access as the priority.

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County’s attempts to bypass Oxnard’s legal public process

VC REPORTER: Mar 6, 2019 | Oxnard, Power to Speak, Rene Aiu, Harbor & Beach Community Alliance | Click To Read on VC REPORTER Fisherman’s Wharf at Channel Islands Harbor has fallen into disrepair since opening in 1978. Channel Islands Harbor is an important recreation destination for the community and visitors to Ventura County....

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Harbor Director Says the Only Source of Facts About the Harbor Is Himself and His Staff

In a February 8, 2019 letter to the Harbor & Beach Community Alliance with copies to the County Board of Supervisors and Oxnard City Council, Mark Sandoval wrote “I also stated that if anyone other than myself or my staff was providing an update on Harbor development or operations, to take it with a grain of salt and understand the objective of the presenting organization.”

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Fall Fundraiser 2018

Fall Fundraiser 2018

THANK YOU TO ALL friends and neighbors who understand how lucky we are to have such a beautiful harbor and realize the importance in opposing the Fisherman’s Wharf 400 apartment project. Our harbor is one of the most beautiful small boat harbors in the nation. WE HAD A GREAT TURNOUT! Watch for updates! There are only 12 small boat harbors along...

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Update on Fisherman’s Wharf Proposed 400 Apartment Complex

The County continues to be intractable.  The County, in Lyn Krieger’s July 20, 2018, letter to the City repeats the request that the City’s Local Coastal Plan (LCP) be made to conform to its General Plan.  This is contrary to coastal law.  In the Coastal Zone, the LCP that governs, not the General Plan so if anything, the General Plan should be...

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Update on Harbor Water Quality

An organized effort by the Channel Islands Neighborhood Council and CIYC filed letters with the Water Quality Control Board (WQCB) urging that the NRG permit for final closure of the plant include conditions for continuous monitoring of the water quality and the development of a mitigation plan.  Heal the Bay also supported this...

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