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Residents oppose UCSD expansion project at meeting

Residents oppose UCSD expansion project at meeting

On Wednesday evening, Nov. 29, UC San Diego presented its draft environmental impact report (EIR) to the public for a proposed 13-acre development project near North Torrey Pines Road and Genesee Avenue. About 50 homeowners from surrounding neighborhoods filled the UCSD Faculty Club to voice their opposition, mainly to the added traffic and urbanization it would bring to an already overcrowded area.

Plans for the proposed North Torrey Pines Living & Learning Neighborhood, a new $609 million home for UC San Diego’s Sixth College, include seven buildings housing more than 2,000 students, in addition to classrooms, offices, retail space and an underground parking garage with...

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