Eidt: Finding Our Community Voice

Urban planner and environmental activist Jack Eidt writes that Voice of OC has opened up a community platform empowering citizens and residents to impact their local reality, their quality of life. In today’s world of corporate mergers and dwindling media, Edit reminds readers, and donors, that nonprofit newsrooms like Voice put people in a position to make a difference on public policy.

Eidt: California’s Endangered Coastal Commission

Coastal Commissioners are embroiled in one controversy after another yet are poised to vote on key projects that could impact future generations. Are lobbyists, lawyers and legislators selling out the public trust and ignoring public accountability?