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No, wait, for real: South Coast MPAs almost a reality

I'll have more about this later, but in the meantime, I wanted to mention that Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa weighed in at the last minute on this process - I guess that delay by the blue ribbon task force helped him. You can read his letter to the task force here.

They had some shoving and shouting here earlier, but considering the length of time this has been going on, and the differences in opinion, not much. I'll have more after the vote, which is imminent.