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There is other news: Coastal Commission to decide on 241

With the primary election coverage running at full speed there is other news that some in Orange County may be interested in.

The LATimes Dan Weikel reports today on the meeting tomorrow of the California Coastal Commission regarding the 241 extension.

Showdown over O.C. tollway is set
The Coastal Commission is to decide Wednesday whether to approve a route through San Onofre State Beach.

In one of the region’s great environmental showdowns, the California Coastal Commission is set to decide Wednesday whether to approve a controversial toll road through San Onofre State Beach — a popular park filled with endangered species, old Indian sites and famous surf spots.

The dispute over the proposed Foothill South tollway in southern Orange County has mushroomed into a statewide conflict over where to draw the line between protecting the environment and building highways to ease traffic congestion. Click here to read the rest of the story.