Additional Boat News

Some yacht owners in Newport Beach are STINKING MAD that their dock access, which now costs $100/year, will be raised to $250 to $3,200/year (based on size) … so that the harbor can be dredged and sea walls can be repaired. What’s going on here!? Mother Jones’ Kevin Drum has an idea: “No matter how well they do—and the rich have done very, very well over the past few decades—their blood boils at the thought of contributing so much as an extra dime to public coffers, even if the money is specifically earmarked to improve their own communities.”