The state’s Pacific coast, like the Big Sur area shown here at Julia Pfeiffer Burns State Park, falls under the purview of the state Coastal Commission. The panel is beset by a new controversy over an attempt to fire its executive director.
The state’s Pacific coast, like the Big Sur area shown here at Julia Pfeiffer Burns State Park, falls under the purview of the state Coastal Commission. The panel is beset by a new controversy over an attempt to fire its executive director. LiPo Ching Bay Area News Group
The state’s Pacific coast, like the Big Sur area shown here at Julia Pfeiffer Burns State Park, falls under the purview of the state Coastal Commission. The panel is beset by a new controversy over an attempt to fire its executive director. LiPo Ching Bay Area News Group
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Dan Walters’ column appeared in dozens of California newspapers. He joined the Sacramento Union’s Capitol bureau in 1975 and in 1981 began writing the state’s only daily newspaper column devoted to California political, economic and social events. In 1984 he moved to The Sacramento Bee, where his column ran until 2017.