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La Jolla Cove stench:
The collapse of common sense

U-T San Diego, by Editorial Board

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Posted By:Judy W., 12/30/2013 5:30:04 PM

Of all the advances achieved by the Roman Empire before its collapse in the fifth century, one of the most unprecedented was the infrastructure to ensure the efficient removal of animal and human waste from urban areas. Incredibly enough, some 1,600 years later, a city that is home to some of the most advanced scientific research on Earth finds itself unable to deal with disgusting conditions triggered by waste from seals, sea lions, pelicans, seagulls and other birds. That is the proper context with which to see the maddening saga of the stench emanating from the rocky areas and cliffs at La

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Northern Redman, 12/30/2013 5:40:35 PM     (No. 9673308)

Just got back from there Saturday night. It seems a large part of the problem is that they fenced off the rocks on the coastline to protect people from themselves. Can´t expect people to be smart enough not to slip on the rocks and fall and scrape their little liberal knees. But since there are no people on the rocks, the seals/sea lions (whatever) have taken over and crap all over the place. Hence, the smell. Just remove the fence, let Darwinism take its course, and everything will be good.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: grampstosix, 12/30/2013 5:44:58 PM     (No. 9673316)

It is amazing that something can´t be done when you consider all the high powered left wing politicians living in California.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: ersatzluci, 12/30/2013 6:07:44 PM     (No. 9673343)

In the 1960s, I and friends used to snorkel in that cove. Water was clear and the area was beautiful. No fence of course. We didn´t wear helmets on our heads while bicycling either. I survived just fine. People today are wusses.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: PageTurner, 12/30/2013 6:45:50 PM     (No. 9673375)

The stench is perfectly natural and organic. The left should be proud of itself for that.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: farmwife, 12/30/2013 6:53:10 PM     (No. 9673382)

The liberals deserve the messes they make. Unfortunately, the rest of us have to deal with them, too.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: shamus, 12/30/2013 6:53:13 PM     (No. 9673383)

There´s something rotten in California.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: OceanBeach, 12/30/2013 7:02:03 PM     (No. 9673393)

I´ve been watching that happen for decades. Each liberal solution makes the problem worse. Sea Lions are a serious problem in Southern California now and nobody will address that fact.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: Safari Man, 12/30/2013 7:25:39 PM     (No. 9673435)

I livd near La Jolla in the mid 1980´s and I seem to recall the kelp harvesting caused some pretty raunchy smells. At least that´s what I was told the smell was. I wonder if that´s part of this issue as well.


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Reply 9 - Posted by: chance_232, 12/30/2013 8:45:37 PM     (No. 9673495)

Elections have consequences!

Congratulations!!

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Reply 10 - Posted by: ArtieC, 12/30/2013 10:14:04 PM     (No. 9673580)

That´s just California corruption they´re smelling.

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