City Council approves 650 homes near quarry in California

April 12, 2013

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The Carlsbad City Council has decided to allow McMillin Companies to build all 650 homes near a reclaimed gravel quarry, KPBS reported.

Many area residents didn’t want to see more homes on the 156-acre site.

The city council reached a compromise, allowing McMillin to build the homes on the condition that it added a small patch of land near the historic Marron Adobe, the oldest house in Carlsbad.

About two thirds of the site is used for the quarry.

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