Saying that it was not consistent with the coastal act to limit use of the beach to only residents between 2-5 am, and what coastal commissioner Mary Shallenberger said was “not (the coastal commissions) job to be the balance between homeless and residents”, the coastal commission voted against overnight parking regulations in Venice today.
Other coastal commissioners thoughts were along the same lines. Ben Hueso said he would “advise the community to use other tools to achieve what they want” and Sara Wan said “serious social issues are not coastal act issues.”
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Take the debate to the forums!
Councilman Bill Rosendahl looks on after his speech