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Oct 2021 BBQ

The Friends of Oceano Dunes BBQ by the Beach Event Join us October 23rd for this years BBQ by the Beach at Pismo Golf Course (near Fins). Thank you to Rugged Radios for being our event sponsor. Scan the QR code from the flyer to purchase tickets and get details […]

July 2021 Clovis BBQ

SOLD OUT You’ve been asking, and here it is! The Friends of Oceano Dunes BBQ is back and bigger than ever. SOLD OUT Join us July 24th at the Clovis Rodeo Grounds for your favorite BBQ meats and sides, the Tiki Bar, dessert auction, live and silent auctions, opportunity drawings, […]

ODVRA Locked Gates

Quiet Title Suit

Friends of Oceano Dunes Files Quiet Title Lawsuit to Ensure Continued Camping and OHV Recreation at the Oceano Dunes State Vehicular Recreation Area FoOD Press Release PDF Tuesday May 11th,  Friends of Oceano Dunes (Friends) filed a third lawsuit arguing that state law mandates that OHV recreation, beach driving and […]

Access 4 All

Friends of Oceano Dunes in collaboration with Pismo Beach Chamber of Commerce and Beach.Drive.Ride is holding a Access for All & Hands Across The Dunes on Sunday, March 14 beginning at 2pm and continuing until sunset. PEACEFUL DEMONSTRATION Opposing the California Coastal Commission 5 year plan to remove OHV from Oceano Dunes!Oceano […]

Order to Release Records (State Parks)

Court Orders Records Released to Friends of Oceano Dunes. FoOD Press Release PDF Today, the Sacramento County Superior Court ruled in favor of Friends of Oceano Dunes, finding that the California Department of Parks and Recreation violated the California Public Records Act.Friends requested public records 10 months ago concerning new […]

Order to Release Records (CARB)

Friends of Oceano Dunes, Friends, was handed their latest legal victory in the long ongoing battle for recreational access at the Oceano Dunes State Vehicular Recreation Area (SVRA). FoOD Press Release PDF The Sacramento County Superior Court ordered the California Air Resources Board, CARB, to release more than 40 documents […]

ODSVRA Line Entry after 7mo closure

2020 ReOpen

https://www.newtimesslo.com/SLOthevirus/archives/2020/10/31/hundreds-of-vehicles-hit-oceano-dunes-to-celebrate-reopening-despite-lawsuit-and-protests After a seven-month ban on vehicle entry, the Oceano Dunes State Vehicular Recreation Area (SVRA) opened its gates to street-legal vehicles on Oct. 30, a day that was met with celebrations, protests, and even a lawsuit. Kasey Bubnash on Sat, Oct 31, 2020 at 8:23 AM

CCC to pay FoOD over $250,000

FoOD Press Release PDF — SLO Court Ruling Release PDF Today, the San Luis Obispo County Superior Court ordered the California Coastal Commission (CCC) to pay Friends of Oceano Dunes $252,726.67 in attorney’s fees and costs after a multiyear contentious legal battle. Friends of Oceano Dunes (Friends) is a 501C3 […]

ODVRA Locked Gates

2020 Closure March to October

?¿ Plover / Pandemic ¿? https://kmph.com/news/local/oceano-dunes-closed-through-october Jim Suty, the president of a group called Friends of Oceano Dunes, is fed up. “We can have nearly 2 million annual visitors, have the best Plover program on the Coast, and that’s not good enough. So this is hogwash, this is more excuse […]