Posts Tagged: Huntington Beach

News

Ban on building gas stations is emerging as new policy goal

An old gas station along Route 66 with a 1957 Corvette parked in front. (Photo: Andrey Bayda, via Shutterstock)

In March 2021, Petaluma became the first community in America to permanently ban the construction of new gas stations. For a nation that has been ruled by automobiles for the last century, banning gas stations seems a bold, if self-destructive, move on the surface.

Opinion

Huntington Beach oil spill renews focus on conservation

Workers clean up an oil spill at Huntington Beach. (Photo: Joseph Sohm, via Shutterstock)

OPINION: As an avid surfer and freediver, I have experienced the wonders of our coastline and have had the privilege to see up close what many never get to encounter underwater. The recent oil spill in Huntington Beach should be a wakeup call to all Californians that we need to pay attention to what’s happening to our coast as we address the climate crisis.

News

Surfer Dana Rohrabacher faces the ‘blue wave’ — and more

Rep. Dana Rohrabacher at an April 26 news conference on medical cannabis reform. (Photo: Bill Clark, CQ Roll Call, via AP)

After 30 years in office, Orange County Republican Congressman Dana Rohrabacher is facing his toughest re-election. Rohrabacher, 70, is being challenged by more than a dozen people in the June primary, including his former ally, Republican Scott Baugh.

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