Commission Keeps Oceano Dunes Open to Off-Roaders For Now

Oceano Dunes on California’s central coast will remain open to off-road vehicles for at least another year. After several hours of often emotional testimony, the California Coastal Commission voted to reject staff recommendations to phase out off-roading at...
Ricardo Lara

Take Five: Ricardo Lara Runs for Insurance Commissioner

State Sen. Ricardo Lara of Long Beach may be best known for proposing universal health care in California. It's an idea that attracted widespread attention but failed to clear the Legislature. Lara, a Democrat, is running for insurance commissioner on the 2...