Skip to comments.California Court Orders Venture Capitalist To Reopen Disputed Beach
Posted on 08/12/2017 6:48:58 PM PDT by ptsal
Siding with surfers and other backers of the public's access to beaches, a California appeals court is ordering a Silicon Valley billionaire to reopen public access to Martins Beach near Half Moon Bay, south of San Francisco. Vinod Khosla, a co-founder of Sun Microsystems who has invested in renewable energy, closed the beach to the public in 2009...
On Thursday, a three-judge panel of the 1st District Court of Appeal rejected Khosla's appeal. "This is not simply a win for surfers in San Mateo County," said Surfrider Legal Director Angela Howe. "This is a win for all of the beachgoing public...
Now, open up the beaches at Hollister Ranch.
California + The CASTE SYSTEM = No match
I’m surprised that California didn’t require such easements in deeds to beachfront property. Why was there ever a conflict about what ought to be done?
My understanding is that the 1%ers can’t claim the beach between the high tide and low tide lines (regardless of how many millions they spend on the property). This has been an issue with Hollywood types in the past.
Wow, Half Moon Bay was my favorite. I wrote a song about Bean Hollow Bay, just down the coast. I don’t know how Half Moon could be closed in the first pace.
Yes, but 99%ers can't trespass over private property to access the public land.
The 99%ers usually don't get all of the facts before bashing the 1%ers. In which group do you reside?
Would that be trespassing or is that access legally guaranteed?
I’m part of the 99%, and have no interest in walking on a beach in front of someone else’s beachfront home.
“The state’s Coastal Act of 1976 states that a coastal development includes ‘any change in the intensity of use of water or of access thereto.’ “
I guess you’re in the group that bashes someone with a clue - which I qualified with “my understanding is...”. The 1%er broke the law, and will probably find out a parcel of land to access the beach is “public land” - or his private property with a public easement.
There’s not a chunk of land ANYWHERE in Flyover Country that DOESN’T have SOME sort of ‘easement’ to allow others access to lakes or crop lands or hunting grounds.
But since it’s CALIFORNIA, you fecktards are SO SPECIAL in your own minds that you can’t share the land with others for common use.
“OMG! SOMEONE is WALKING across MY BEACH at Sunset! They’re totally RUINING MY VIEW as I sit on my deck and drink Chardonnay!”
I mean, are you NOT Communists first and foremost? Communism = Community!
But NOT when it comes to ocean front property, I guess.
Better change the dose on those meds.
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