U2 guitarist's revamped mansion bid heads for vote

October 8, 2014 7:22 AM

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The California Coastal Commission is scheduled to consider the project at a meeting in Newport Beach, and commission staff members are recommending the approval of a scaled-down version of the development.

Guitarist David Evans, better known as The Edge, has tried to build the homes on 150 acres overlooking the Pacific Ocean since 2006 but faced opposition from neighbors and environmentalists. The commission rejected the project in 2011, citing environmental concerns, and property owners sued.

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