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Is the Banning Ranch proposal really dead? A look at where the O.C. coastal project goes from here
 In the end, it was indecision that led California coastal commissioners to reject one of the biggest development projects to go before the panel in years. Faced with two vastly different versions of the Newport Banning Ranch proposal -- the developers’ plans for a resort hotel, shops and nearly...
51 points by Los Angeles Times | Commissioner Orange County California Trade Commissioner Ann Meekitjuk Hanson Commissioners of Nunavut California Highway Patrol Huntington Beach California The Commission
A good day for the Coastal Commission, and conservation, in Newport Beach
Bulldozers went up against burrowing owls in Newport Beach on Wednesday. The owls won. It ain’t over til it’s over, as they say, and it could be years before the battle plays out, possibly in court. But the bid to build a massive development on a critical coastal ecosystem in Orange County — one...
967 points by Los Angeles Times | Commissioner Orange County California Proposal Huntington Beach California Ann Meekitjuk Hanson Cleanliness The Commission Trade Commissioner
Nebraska lawmaker wants to add members to panel, cut pay
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) - A Nebraska lawmaker has proposed adding two additional members to a commission that regulates railroads, landline telephones and pipelines. Sen. Jim Smith of Papillion told a legislative committee Tuesday his bill would ensure rural Nebraskans are better represented by the Public Service Commission. It would result ...
-2 points by The Washington Times | Legislatures Commissioner Salary Legal professions Trade Commissioner Remuneration