Today, we take a look at President Trump’s selections to head the Environmental Protection Agency and the Interior Department. Plus reports on happenings in DC and Santa Cruz related to Trump’s inauguration, earlier today. Plus a calendar of events and the return of our Surf Report, on a day that is bringing us coastal flooding and very dangerously high surf. Stick around!
Measure D–a sales tax that will fund transportation and environmental projects–was approved by two-thirds of the county voters on November 8th. Measure D was supported by the Land Trust of Santa Cruz, and we spoke with Land Trust President Terry Corwin about some of what the money will bring to Santa Cruz county.
John Laird, the Secretary of the California Natural Resources Agency and former mayor of Santa Cruz, has had a 40 year career in California politics. He was Interviewed by John Sandidge on Talkabout the day after the 2016 presidential election.
Today on the show, we’ll hear an update on the fires in our region this season. We’ll review the transportation Measure D on the Santa Cruz County ballot. And we’ll hear what locals told the Coastal Commission about closing the CEMEX sand mine in Monterey county.