The Cambrian

Public Meetings

Unless indicated, all meetings are open to the public. Some are available for later viewing on Charter Cable channel 21. Check


County Planning Commission. 8:45 a.m. Board of Supervisors Chambers, County Government Center, 1055 Monterey St., San Luis Obispo. 781-5600. Monday, April 5, no North Coast items were on the agenda. Cablecast on Charter Cable channel 21, replayed at 6 p.m. Thursday and Monday.


FireSafe Focus Group meeting originally scheduled was held a week early, on April 5.


County Board of Supervisors. 8:30 a.m. County Government Center, 1055 Monterey St., San Luis Obispo. 781-5450. includes: Appeal of public-facilities fees for converting the 54-room Courtesy Inn motel, 9490 Avonne Avenue, San Simeon, into 25 multi-family dwellings and 13 boarding-house rooms; amend land-use and coastal laws relating to grading, runoff and storm-water management; accept $47,200 from Friends of the Cambria Library toward $1 million the community must donate toward a new facility (see story, Page 1). On TV: Live on Charter Channel 21. Replayed at 6 p.m. Tuesday, 5:30 p.m. Sunday. On radio: KCBX-FM 90.9 (9 a.m. to 5 p.m.)


San Simeon Community Services District Board of Directors. 6 p.m. Plaza del Cavalier, 9415 Hearst Ave., San Simeon. 927-4778.

Cambria Forest Committee, 6 p.m. Rabobank, 1070 Main St. 927- 6240. Agenda includes: County reports on local control over tree regulations; special-assessment districts. Supervisor Bruce Gibson plans to attend. Also: recent tree removals, some by a Pacific Gas & Electric Co. contractor; and Cambria Community

Services District’s plan to remove 344 eucalyptus trees from Fiscalini Ranch Preserve, (see story, Page 3).


State Coastal Commission. 9 a.m. Ventura County Board of Supervisors Chambers, 8800 S. Victoria Avenue, Ventura. (831) 427-4863. for Thursday, April 15, includes appeal of permit to build winery, tasting facility and related development at 3770 Santa Rosa Creek Road, about 1.5 miles east of Main St. and 1 mile east of Coast Union High School. Appellants are Commissioners Patrick Kruer and Mary Shallengerger, LandWatch San Luis Obispo County and

Greenspace — The Cambria Land Trust. Postponed: Army Corps of Engineers’ consistency determination for geotechnical and hydro-geologic testing for feasibility of taking seawater from under the shoreline at Santa Rosa State Beach and Shamel County Park shoreline areas; salty water would go to a Cambria Community Services District’s proposed desalination plant.


Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary Advisory Council. 8:45 a.m. Carmel Valley Trail and Saddle Club, 85 East Garzas Road, Carmel Valley: (831) 647-4253. includes reports on: artificial reefs in sanctuaries; salmon recovery efforts; white sharks; assessing how ecosystems interrelate and are integrated; the Enforcement Task Force; and the BLUE Ocean Film Festival.

Coast Unified School District Board of Trustees. 7 p.m., Old Cambria Grammar School, 1350 Main St. 927-3880.