Executive director of the California Coastal CommissionExecutive director of the California Coastal Commission
FROM Peter Douglas
Existing Beach Wins, New Toll Road Loses in San Onofre California’s Transportation Corridor Agency wants to build 16 miles of a 6-lane toll road across the Trestles marine estuary through San Onofre State Beach. The goal is to relieve the bottleneck on Interstate 5 in Southern Orange and Northern San Diego Counties. Last night, to the cheers of a crowd of 3500 people, the State Coastal Commission said, “no.”
Trump plays scolder-in-chief with NATO allies At the opening of NATO’s dramatic new headquarters in Brussels today, President Trump acknowledged that Article 5 — promising that “an attack on one nation is an attack on all” -- has only been invoked one time: in the aftermath of September 11. But the President failed to provide what 27 other Alliance members have been waiting for: a re-commitment by America’s new leader to Article 5. Instead, they got a scolding.
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