DILLON BEACH: Willy Vogler and his cousin Justin Lawson chat at Lawson’s Landing, which has lost 10 percent of its annual retail revenue due to the ongoing delay of the crab season.    David Briggs

With the opening of the crab catch season still delayed beyond the crucial holiday months, a group of 11 state senators and representatives this week sent a letter imploring Governor Jerry Brown to declare a state of emergency for California’s crab industry. Doing so would pave the way for struggling fishermen to receive state aid.

Signed . . .