AERIE Construction Delayed Until Spring

 A seven-unit luxury condominium project that was scheduled to break ground this fall instead will begin this spring, with demolition possible at any time. The AERIE project will replace a 50-year-old, 14-unit apartment complex at Carnation Avenue and Ocean Boulevard. The Coastal Commission approved the project in June 2011 after nearly three years of hearings …

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Visit to Crystal Cove State Park

I enjoy going to Crystal Cove State Park every once in a while–if you haven’t been there before, you’re missing out on one of this area’s most relaxing rural areas.  Last fall was another one of my stops at the park, I visited the beach there–you can view my visit here. Crystal Cove State Park’s …

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Will the AERIE project be approved this time?

The AERIE project — denied Coastal Commission approval last spring — has been revised and reduced and will go back before the agency in March. The Coastal Commission’s agenda lists the project on the March 9 agenda for a meeting in Santa Cruz. No staff report has been posted. In a recent interview, owner Rick …

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