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Jet noise disturbs some Carmel Valley residents

Jet noise disturbs some Carmel Valley residents

Recently some Carmel Valley residents have been making noise about the Marine Corps Air Station Miramar jets—while some call it “the sound of freedom,” others lament that it is a “nuisance” that seems to have increased in frequency and volume over their homes.

Carmel Valley Community Planning Board Chair Frisco White invited representatives from MCAS Miramar to discuss the issue at the board’s Aug. 23 meeting. As the previous item was being heard, a jet roared over the Carmel Valley Library, causing a presentation to take a moment and pause.

“Historically we wouldn’t have flights over the library so let’s talk about that flight,” said planning board member Ken...