California Local Boating News
SANTA BARBARA — Stearns Wharf at Santa Barbara Harbor could soon have designated fishing zones indicating where anglers can and cannot cast a line.
REDONDO BEACH — The future of Redondo Beach’s waterfront revitalization and several other issues confronting King Harbor boaters were on the docket during a special City Council April 2 workshop and its general meeting April 7.
VENTURA — John C. Higgins, a Ventura Harbor Patrol officer for nearly 20 years, has been selected as the new harbormaster for the Ventura Port District.
NEWPORT BEACH — Wooden boat aficionados will enjoy a day admiring classic boats during the second annual Balboa Yacht Club Wooden Boat Show, June 6.
LOS ANGELES — Los Angeles County will continue to receive funding for boating safety and enforcement at waterfront venues between Long Beach and Malibu, as the Board of Supervisors approved a resolution at its May 5 meeting to continue accepting money from Cal Boating and its participation in the state’s boating financial aid program.
LONG BEACH — More cash is on the way to help pay for the rebuild of Alamitos Bay Marina.
NEWPORT BEACH — Border crossings do not solely occur over land. Drugs, immigrants or nuclear devices could be smuggled into U.S. via local waterways.
AVALON — Summer is around the corner and the recreational boating season is picking up, which means Avalon Harbor will be brimming with tourists and visitors for the next few months.
LONG BEACH — Boaters and residents who own docks, floats or piers attached to public seawalls in Naples Island could be paying for water space occupied by the boat structures if the City Council approves a new rental fee proposed by the city.
SAN DIEGO — Clearly, there is no one alive today to provide firsthand details of Portuguese sailor Juan Rodriguez Cabrillo’s arrival to the city now known as San Diego.
NEWPORT BEACH — Two weeks after council members withdrew its support of water propelled vessels operating in the harbor, the dais switched positions yet again at its May 12 meeting.
SAN DIEGO — A delegation of boating and fishing interests from San Diego spent the better part of April in Mexico City and Mazatlan to create more opportunities for anglers and boaters to travel south of the border with minimal hassle.
MARINA DEL REY — A multi-million dollar renovation project that included the installation of newly constructed dock systems at Marina City Club, has come to an end at the perfect time as the harbor continues to develop and improve.
VENTURA — The Ventura Port District celebrated the retirement of Ventura Harbor Harbormaster Scott Miller with a party held Thursday, April 23 at the Greek at the Harbor.