December 9, 2008 -
Demographics On SD Beach Alcohol Ban
Great article on election demographics behind San Diego’s November approval of Proposition D, the beach alcohol ban. Â While voters in Pacific Beach, Ocean Beach and Mission Beach rejected the ban, voters from other neighborhoods, notably neighborhoods with older voters and more families, provided the votes that passed the ban to protect those beach area residents who didn’t support the ban. Â
March 8, 2008 -
Alcohol ban copycats
To avoid extra work from responsible adults trying to avoid San Diego’s alcohol ban, the state beach at Torrey Pines is instituting a one-year trial ban of their own.
According to the San Diego Union-Tribune article reporting on the new prohibition, only three beaches in San Diego county will continue to allow alcohol consumption: “Del Mar, Solana Beach and the Silver Strand State Beach in Coronado.”
January 4, 2008 -
Beach Alcohol Ban Only Lasts Hours
The comments in the linked Union-Tribune article detail some of the different points of view on the subject of the proposed ban.
October 11, 2007 -
The Hangover That Never Goes Away
Various proposals for a beach alcohol ban in San Diego are back before the city council for consideration.
Councilman Tony Young is among the rational voices speaking against overreaction to alcohol-related violence last Labor Day.
Interesting SitesBeachapedia.org Beachapedia
Cal. Coastal Commission Like them or not, they are one of the biggest players around when it comes to coastal access in California.
Howling Point Your moderator’s personal site. He does have a life outside of this, as shown by the occasional gaps in posting.
Surfrider Foundation Activities and campaigns for clean water, beach access, beach preservation and protecting special places.