Erik Howell, other coastal commissioners may face huge fines

Pismo Beach Councilman Erik Howell could face multiple fines of up to $30,000 each if a San Diego judge rules against him in a California Coastal Commission conflict of interest case. In all, millions of dollars of fines could be levied against Howell and other current and former coastal commissioners who are defendants in the case. Read More …

Pismo Beach adopts moratorium on ‘undesirable’ businesses

The Pismo Beach City Council adopted a moratorium earlier this month on tattoo and massage parlors, pawn shops and other types of businesses some view as undesirable. [KSBY]

Under an urgency ordinance, Pismo Beach enacted a temporary ban on new businesses that fit into ten categories of operations Read More …