Commissioners Endorse Newhall Ranch Development

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The Newhall Ranch development, just east of anti-sprawl Ventura County, got an important stamp of approval last night from the LA County Planning Commission. The endorsement moves the massive development closer to becoming a suburb of the suburban San Fernando Valley. But there is uncertainty if the land and water table can handle such an encroachment. We get a resounding "no" from a Newhall Water District board member, then positive assessment from a representative of the Newhall Land & Farming Company which has spent seven years developing the 21,600-home project. (Kyle McKinnon guest hosts.)
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