A ruling requiring a Silicon Valley entrepreneur to reopen Martins Beach near Half Moon Bay to the public was upheld by a state appeals court in San Francisco
New ashcans at Ocean Beach and throughout the Sunset and Richmond will help curb cigarette butt litter.
The latest legal salvo has been fired in a dispute between the billionaire owner of a popular Peninsula beach and groups seeking public access,
Surfrider's "Hold on to Your Butt" campaign aims to generate awareness about the environmental and health impacts of littering cigarette butts.
A judge ruled that a secluded beach on the San Mateo coast must be reopened to the public.
As surfers, the Surfrider Foundation would rather been donning wetsuits than filing lawsuits.