California Local Boating News
CHULA VISTA —The California Coastal Commission approved a new proposal for a floating dock in Long Beach’s Rainbow Harbor during a March 13 meeting.
SANTA CRUZ ISLAND—Thirty-eight volunteers headed offshore to the east end of Santa Cruz Island to remove trash from several beaches.
VENTURA —The mounds of accumulated sediment in Ventura Harbor are in the process of being removed as part of a major dredging effort in the recreational and commercial harbor.
This story is the fourth installment in a series on copper reduction. While this is the final installment of this series, The Log will continue to report on TMDL throughout the year as it becomes relevant.
NEWPORT BEACH — Newport Beach’s Harbor Commission held its second meeting at the Oasis Senior Center in two weeks to discuss mooring administration and regulation.
NATIONAL CITY — National City City Council discussed the Port of San Diego’s integrated planning process during their March 17 meeting at City Hall.
LONG BEACH — A significantly large sum of money was approved by the Long Beach City Council at its Saint Patrick’s Day meeting to continue funding the Alamitos Bay Marina rebuild.
California has made an effort to control how many abandoned boats are found afloat or sunken in waterways.
LOS ANGELES — From Ventura to San Diego, free Dockwalker workshops will train volunteers in March and April to promote and educate boaters on environmentally-sound boating practices in Southern California.
The Fred Hall Shows are the largest consumer fishing shows in the world —and they also showcase more boats, more shooting sports gear and more travel and vacation opportunities than you are likely to see anywhere else.
DANA POINT —The Women’s Ocean Racing Sailing Association (WORSA) recently reorganized and elected a full slate of new officers to serve for 2015 after a three-year hiatus.
Hurray! The San Diego Police Department (SDPD) finally has a new boat!
DANA POINT — The 44th annual Dana Point Festival of Whales will help celebrate the return of gray whales to local waters with festival events scheduled for March 14 to 15.
LOS ANGELES — A request to provide grant funding for recreational boaters in Marina del Rey to convert from copper-based hull paints to non-copper alternatives has been denied, according to correspondence exchanged between boating interests and state officials.
PLAYA DEL REY — As the sands of time figuratively passed since she beached onto the shores of Playa del Rey, so did the amount of the granular substance that literally filled her interior.