OWN VOICE. ~ InPerspective by Gregg Dieguez — Our County and State have managed themselves into a Water Crisis. Yes, there is an historic drought, but not unanticipated. Decades of allowing some to profit from population growth while ignoring Sustainability and the quality of life requirements of current residents, voters, and taxpayers are the real […]
High and Dry in Pacifica
OWN VOICE. ~ InPerspective by Gregg Dieguez — With all the concern about sea level rise, bluff erosion and Managed Retreat, users of SFPUC/Hetch Hetchy water (which includes Pacifica) are about to wake up to another problem: water supply. Put another way, would you rather have one third the water, or pay five times the […]
Half Moon Bay: Planning To Fail?
OWN VOICE. ~ InPerspective by Gregg Dieguez — Sustainability is another word for Survival. Civilizations that don’t plan for tough times are doomed to fail. Right now, Half Moon Bay is planning to fail by failing to plan. The first half of this article was spoken during citizen comment on Oct. 20, 2020 at the […]
CANCELLED: Montara Water & Sanitary District Meetings 1st & 3rd Thurs.
Watch remotely. Comments and questions by email. Agendas PCTV Meeting Videos Meeting Schedule Regular meetings are 7:30pm on the first and third Thursday of each month at the District office at 8888 Cabrillo Hwy, next to Pt Montara Lighthouse and Hostel. To receive agendas by email, send a request to firstname.lastname@example.org In addition to email, we […]
CCWD Lost Biggest Customer When Bay City Closed. What Does That Mean?
VIDEO. New General Manager, Mary Rogren, reviews 2020-2021 Operations Budget with the Coastside County Water District (CCWD) Board at the 2/11/2020 meeting. Bay City Flower parcel has new tenant. 2020-2021 CCWD has planned for a 50% reduction from this parcel. CCWD used 606 million gallons per year as of end 2019. Next year, if there […]
InPerspective Editorial ~ Cypress Point (MidPen) Craziness
EDITORIAL. By coastal local Gregg Dieguez. A couple of hundred people showed up at the HMB Library on Jan. 22nd to register opinions on the proposed LCP amendment which would grease the skids for the Mid-Pen Cypress Point Affordable Housing Project. It was not a pleasant gathering. Here’s a summary of what I heard […]
Cypress Point MidPen Project ~ No Cumulative Impact Analysis?
VIDEO. Resist Density attorney, Brian Gaffney, speaks at the San Mateo County Planning Commission 1/22/20 meeting. He states the the County has not done a cumulative impact analysis. That means traffic, safety and environmental impacts have not been studied. Affordable Housing vs Local Public Safety. Both issues are critical to the Coastside. How do we […]