Cori Schumacher: State of Flux

Friday

5

February 2016

4

COMMENTS

Former CEO of Surfrider Foundation: “No on Measure A”

Written by , Posted in environment, Surfing

Jim_about1-439x230-1

Jim Moriarty is one of my heroes and I am deeply honored to share with you that he is endorsing the “No on Measure A” grassroots efforts in Carlsbad, California. During his tenure as CEO of the Surfrider Foundation, he played an integral role in the local-global movement to “Save Trestles” from a massive toll […]

Tuesday

26

January 2016

0

COMMENTS

Saturday

23

January 2016

15

COMMENTS

Carlsbad Land Trust : A Progressive Vision for our Lagoon

Written by , Posted in environment

Screen_Shot_2015-08-04_at_5.55.21_PM_t700

Imagine this: The CARLSBAD LAND TRUST ACT of 2016/17 Carlsbad, let’s consider re-allocating funds from our 10% Transient Occupancy Tax (TOT) in Carlsbad and use the millions of dollars the City already has earmarked for Open Space and Trails (from Proposition C) to purchase the entire 200+ acres of the South Shore of the Agua […]

Thursday

21

January 2016

6

COMMENTS

Let’s redefine progress, Carlsbad

Written by , Posted in Environmental Justice, Politics

pru005-ZVGE

Deeply grateful to Tommy Hough and the San Diego Democrats for Environmental Action for providing a space this evening at the Dove Library in Carlsbad for a community forum on the critical decision Carlsbad faces with Measure A, a mall development plan created by LA developer Rick Caruso. Tonight, I joined Citizens for North County’s […]

Sunday

17

January 2016

2

COMMENTS

Caruso’s Mall: A Remedy Worse than the Disease

Written by , Posted in Environmental Justice

1589445

Want to hear more? Please join me Thursday the 21st at Dove Library, along with Carlsbad Attorney and California Environmental Quality Act expert, Kevin Johnson, for a community forum hosted by the San Diego Democrats for Environmental Action. The official event page is here. When a Mall developer, City Council, and proponents promise you: 1. […]

Tuesday

12

January 2016

1

COMMENTS

Monday

14

December 2015

1

COMMENTS

False Choices

Written by , Posted in environment, Environmental Justice, Politics

Screen Shot 2015-12-13 at 6.18.49 PM

Choose, they say. Choose between Option A, B, or C for projects 1, 2, 3, 4, 5… No option provided for “None of the Above,” just a small space at the end of a survey or 3 minutes at a public meeting for comments. Forced to choose options¬†in order to engage the mandated “public hearing […]

Sunday

22

November 2015

3

COMMENTS

Carlsbad, Some Simple Talking Points

Written by , Posted in environment, Politics

Democracy in Carlsbad

A strange atmosphere in Carlsbad, where Malls are not Malls (they are “Lifestyle Shopping Experiences”), where outside developers attempt to change zoning that “can only be changed by the people” through the City Council, and where simple truths are casually betrayed… but no one will notice… surely… (This clip is from the November 17th, 2015 […]