160 reviews of The Shoals Restaurant "I grew up passing this small, cute place. In 2005, Greka Energy filed for voluntary Chapter 7 bankruptcy liquidation in New York, beset by legal judgments, state environmental litigation and a federal criminal probe. Mussel Shoals, California Last updated April 26, 2019. "[citation needed]. On May 13, the parent announced that the proposed sale had fallen through because low product prices rendered Stanton's plan to add capital to the assets and take them public unfeasible. View 171 homes for sale in Muscle Shoals, AL at a median listing price of $199,000. Compass Bank has actively been seeking a buyer for the properties. Steps from the beach and a great restaurant too! The Rincon basin properties cover approximately 1,700 mineral acres (6.9 km2), including a 2.3-acre (9,300 m2) island connected to land by a 2,700-foot (820 m) causeway containing the gas and oil pipelines and facilitating vehicular access. The first oil production in the Rincon Beach area took place in 1928. In October 2002, Greka Energy Corp., then a publicly traded company based in New York, bought the Rincon Island operation, which included 56 wells, and assumed about $1.7 million of debt. Mussel Shoals It is home to a beachfront hotel and restaurant (the Cliff House Inn ) and a famous surf break known as “Little Rincon.” There is a privately owned pier and man-made island right off the beach at Mussel Shoals known as “Rincon Island.” The water levels change throughout the year, providing evidence of the variable nature of stream ecology. In 1913, the Rincon Sea Level Road opened between Santa Barbara and Ventura. A long pier extends out from the center of this community and connects to a man-made island with palm trees that is a disguised oil platform. They were native inhabitants of what is today Ventura County, which was formed by splitting Santa Barbara County in 1873. This portion of the coast has good surf spots, including Rincon Point, just north at the county line. Day Month View. © 2020 BHH Affiliates, LLC. Pursuant to a confirmed plan of reorganization, Rincon continues to operate the state leases, subject to the continuing jurisdiction of the Bankruptcy Court. I forgot to mention. Mussel Shoals is a coastal unincorporated community in Ventura County, California, between Ventura and the Santa Barbara County city of Carpinteria.. The area was said to be a battleground of the Chumash[by whom?] Rincon Island (Mussel Shoals) WEEKLY FORECAST . 6 reviews of Mussel Shoals "Mussel Shoals is one of my favorite local beaches. Click here to see Rincon Island (Mussel Shoals)'s tide chart for the week About Little Rincon/Mussel Shoals Rocky semi-point fronting this small beach community, just south of the oil pier leading out to “Rincon Island.” Good spot during large winter swells with lower tide. Choose from more than 174 properties, ideal house rentals for families, groups and couples. The island is situated approximately 3,000 feet (910 m) offshore in 55 feet (17 m) of water. As all petroleum extracted from California state lands is subject to a royalty, Greka has paid the state about $143,000 for oil and gas pumped from Rincon Island during the first half of 2007. 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Mussel Shoals is a classic California beach enclave ideally situated between Santa Barbara and Ventura along the stretch of coastline known as the “Rincon.” It is home to a beachfront hotel and restaurant (the Cliff House Inn) and a famous surf break known as “Little Rincon.”. An independently operated subsidiary of HomeServices of America, Inc., a Berkshire Hathaway affiliate, and a franchisee of BHH Affiliates, LLC. [3][4], Rincon means "corner" in Spanish. Rincon Island is a small 2.3-acre artificial island located off Mussel Shoals (also called "Little Rincon") in Ventura County, California on public land leased from the California State Lands Commission (CSLC). Coconut palm and banana tree at Shoals Restaurant. Explore an array of Mussel Shoals, Ventura vacation rentals, including houses, apartment and condo rentals & more bookable online. Pool and restaurant at Cliff House Inn and Shoals Restaurant. 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