Coastal panel spawned by 1930s oil scandal is now a player in California governor's race
June 22, 2017
In The News
It oversees 4 million acres of land beneath California waters: the state’s entire Pacific coast and its lakes, rivers and inlets, along with the harbors of San Diego, Long Beach, Los Angeles, Oakland and San Francisco. Shipping, fishing, oil and gas wells, waterfront real estate development — it all falls under the State Lands Commission.