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‘It’s a Matter of Political Will’ — Faulting the city for inaction, 'Crisis at The Cove' forum looks at how to remove sea lions from La Jolla

‘It’s a Matter of Political Will’ — Faulting the city for inaction, 'Crisis at The Cove' forum looks at how to remove sea lions from La Jolla

A judge may have ruled that the City of San Diego is not responsible for the stench at La Jolla Cove, but when it comes to the burgeoning sea lion population there, and the myriad problems therein, attendees of the La Jolla Town Council “Crisis at the Cove” hearing, think the time has come for the city to take action.

At a standing-room-only forum at La Jolla Rec Center June 9, residents hungry for a solution turned out to hear from panelists and government officials about the situation and any available options to discourage sea lions from gathering at The Cove. Panelists included diver John Leek, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Association (NOAA)...

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