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The California Coastal Commission fires its Executive Director




Charles Lester, the former Executive Director of the California Coastal Commission
Charles Lester, the former Executive Director of the California Coastal Commission
LA TImes

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Charles Lester, who had been the head of the California Coastal Commission since 2011, was voted off the powerful agency yesterday. 

The vote, made behind closed doors, went against overwhelming public support.

We talked about it with LA Times reporter Tony Barboza, who was at the meeting ad has been reporting on it for years.