Tag Archive for 241 Toll Road

We Saved Trestles… FINALLY, No Mo’ Toll Road!

“This is an incredible moment,” said 35-year San Clemente resident Steve Netherby. “This is a moment we’ve been waiting for a decade. You can’t imagine the ecstasy we feel.” [...] “This toll road project is precisely the kind of project the Coastal Act was intended to prevent,” said Coastal Commission executive director Peter Douglas. It…

241 Toll Road Vote: The “Nays” Have it 8-2

See this story in the LA Times with details. I’ve read blog posts in support of this project claiming that the needs of people should be placed ahead of those of the environment. It’s a shortsighted argument–at what point does ignoring the environment eventually hurt people? Our friend Alex Brant-Zawadzki sent us this message early…

There is other news: Coastal Commission to decide on 241

With the primary election coverage running at full speed there is other news that some in Orange County may be interested in. The LATimes Dan Weikel reports today on the meeting tomorrow of the California Coastal Commission regarding the 241 extension. Showdown over O.C. tollway is set The Coastal Commission is to decide Wednesday whether…

A 2-4-1 Deal

I’m very sorry to drag you all back kicking and screaming to Orange County topics, but after all this is The Liberal OC, right? Right? The 241 tollroad extension really is a great 2 for 1 deal. Not only has it inspired the politically lazy surfing community to get up off its baggies, it’s also…

What Do YOU Think About Anaheim’s Affordable Housing Problem?

“This is to show our strength, to give us a voice so the council will listen to us,” said Jaime Ramirez, an unemployed auto parts distributor from Anaheim who joined the march [for affordable housing]. There was a rally near Angel Stadium yesterday organized by a coalition of community groups, churches and unions, aimed to…

All I Want for Christmas…

Hey, Santa! Are you still thinking of the perfect presents to drop off for me tonight? If so, I have some great last minute suggestions for you! Believe me, Santa, I’ll be super happy if you can give me: – A President who actually supports the troops – A state government that isn’t afraid of…