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Leucadia 'streetscape' opponents appeal City Council's decision to state Coastal Commission

Leucadia 'streetscape' opponents appeal City Council's decision to state Coastal Commission

Fifteen people, including two state coastal commissioners, have filed appeals asking the state Coastal Commission to weigh in on Encinitas' decision to proceed with an overhaul of Coast Highway 101 in Leucadia.

"It is a project that fails to consider public access to the coastline, that fails to adequately consider public safety, and fails to give adequate consideration to environmental concerns," said Christine Wagner, an Encinitas resident and one of the appellants, as she informed the City Council on April 18 about her group's appeal.

While several opponents told the council they're hoping the state now will put a stop to the project, proponents urged city leaders...

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