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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 […]

March 2020 BBQ Postponed

Dear Friends, Due to the current restrictions being placed on events, gathering, and festivals, it is with an abundance of caution that Friends of Oceano Dunes had taken the preemptive measure to reschedule our Annual Fundraising BBQ originally scheduled for March 21st.   With the uncertainty of events unfolding across the […]

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9th Circuit Appeals Ruling

9th Circuit Orders Lower Court to hear Friends’ Lawsuit Against Coastal Commission and State Parks’ Directors Over Dust Control Measures On November 19, 2019, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals in Pasadena ruled in favor of Friends of Oceano Dunes, and directed a lower federal court to allow a lawsuit […]

FoOD Support Flags

FoOD Flag Program

The Friends of Oceano Dunes Flag Program. Purchase flags supportingFriends of Oceano Dunes Show your support by sporting one of these great flags on your vehicle or RV and help continue the fight to keep our dunes open to all! All proceeds from the sale of these flags go directly to […]