Culver City Democratic Club
December 2020 News (President's Comment)
SIERRA CLUB BALLONA TIME LINE:
From the ocean, down Ballona Creek to Venice Blvd and Cochran and to Griffith Park where Ballona daylights again. See an opportunity for a 50 mile hiking/biking LOOP
This area should be reserved for public recreational facilities, not commercial development.
Pier 44 is part of the Marina Del Rey Over-Development. In the last 60 years, public recreation and the initial 6000 boat slips have shrunk in favor of commercial businesses, hotels, condos, and apartments on leased land Los Angeles County asserts it owns. With each new lease, more recreational area and parking set aside for either parks or parking lots have disappeared.
PREPARING FOR RESTORATION BALLONA WETLANDS ECOLOGICAL RESERVE
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U.S. House Documents 389 and 780 have great relevance to the
Ballona Wetlands Restoration and Marina del Rey - see page 47 of Doc. 389 for a Map.
MDR was created with the combined efforts of U.S. Congress, Los Angeles County & Los Angeles City.
Grassroots Coalition President Patricia McPherson authored and submitted this legal response/comment for the Santa Monica Groundwater Sustainability Plan (GSP) in September 28, 2021.
There are two parts to the Santa Monica GSP as published by the California State's effort to implement their "Sustainable Groundwater Management Act" (SGMA). Each part has been individually responded to, so there are two links to our Part One and Part Two, and both need to be downloaded and read.