Urgent Action Needed Now to Save the Marina


What you can do now

  1. Sign up for our email newsletter (we won’t sell your names or inundate you with emails)
  2. Like US on Facebook and/or Follow US on Twitter
  3. Write letters/send emails (best) and/or make calls to staff (see below) at the California Coastal Commission to tell them you are opposed to LA County’s LCP amendment (sample email/letter coming soon)
  4. Attend the California Coastal Commission public hearing which will be during the day on June 15, 16 or 17, 2011 at the Marina International Hotel on Bali Way. Email us at info@wearemdr.com to pledge your attendance.
  5. Make a tax-deductible contribution of $25 or more to save the marina (you can donate by check or securely online). We need funds to obtain professional traffic and parking reports to counter County studies; hire lobbyists to contact Coastal Commissioners, retain the services of prominent land-use attorney, inform the public to help Save the Marina
  6. Hand out flyers/send emails to friends, neighbors and nearby homes/residences to get them informed and encourage involvement (print handout).
  7. Contact David Barish or Nancy Marino at info@wearemdr.com with any questions.

Your Representatives



Phone #

Supervisor Yaroslavsky (A)


(213) 974-3333

Supervisor Knabe (B)


(213) 974-4444

Supervisor Molina


(213) 974-4111

Ridley-Thomas (C)


(213) 974-2222

Supervisor Antonovich


(213) 974-5555

Assembly Member
Betsy Butler


(916) 319-2053

Senator Ted Lieu


(310) 318-6994

Councilman Bill Rosendahl


(310) 575-8461

Jack Ainsworth, Deputy Director, California Coastal Commission


(562) 590-5071

Gary Timm, District Manager, California Coastal Commission


(562) 590-5071

(A) For residents who live in City of LA part of MDR or Venice or Santa Monica
(B) For residents who live in County of LA part of the Marina
(C) For residents who live in parts of Mar Vista/Culver City

FAQs about Donating

Q: How much should I contribute?
A: Every contribution helps. If you can afford $25 now, that is great. If you can afford a little more, even better. We have received contributions ranging from $10 to $10,000.

Q: What are funds used for?
A: Currently, we need funds to sue the Coastal Commission for approving the LCP Amendment

Q: Do you have a plan of attack?
A: Yes, a multi-facted strategy has been developed with a prominent land-use attorney.

Q: Are donations tax-deductible?
A: Not at the moment.

Q: Can I donate with a credit card?
A: Not at the moment.