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Billionaire Must Reopen Beach To Public, Calif. Panel Says

Law360, Los Angeles (August 10, 2017, 9:36 PM EDT) -- Billionaire venture capitalist and Sun Microsystems co-founder Vinod Khosla must restore public access to a scenic Northern California beach, a state appellate panel said Thursday, affirming a finding that he violated the California Coastal Act by blocking off the only road that leads to the shore without a permit.

Martins Beach is a sandy stretch of coastline in San Mateo County about 35 miles south of San Francisco near Half Moon Bay. Khosla purchased the beach and land adjacent to it in 2008, then blocked off...
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