State officials and Hollister Ranch residents reached a land deal opening access to three quarters of a mile of its pristine beach to guided groups and those willing to paddle two miles. In return, officials gave up their (disputed) claim to one land access route. The area's wealthy homeowners have been fighting to keep the beach private for years.
Billionaire Appeals to Supreme Court to Challenge Public Beach Access
Vinod Khosla's suit strikes at the core of the California Coastal Act.