Coastal protection advocates gather outside the Morro Bay Community Center on Feb. 9, 2016, awaiting a meeting at which Charles Lester, the Coastal Commission’s executive director, was fired. His dismissal sparked efforts in the Legislature to ban “ex parte” communications between commission members and those with projects awaiting decisions.
Coastal protection advocates gather outside the Morro Bay Community Center on Feb. 9, 2016, awaiting a meeting at which Charles Lester, the Coastal Commission’s executive director, was fired. His dismissal sparked efforts in the Legislature to ban “ex parte” communications between commission members and those with projects awaiting decisions. David Middlecamp Associated Press file
Coastal protection advocates gather outside the Morro Bay Community Center on Feb. 9, 2016, awaiting a meeting at which Charles Lester, the Coastal Commission’s executive director, was fired. His dismissal sparked efforts in the Legislature to ban “ex parte” communications between commission members and those with projects awaiting decisions. David Middlecamp Associated Press file

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