Riverside County resurrects massive ‘zombie’ sprawl project

Villages of Lakeview would threaten wildlife refuge, air quality, say opponents ■ Chronicle News Service RIVERSIDE, Calif.— The Riverside County Board of Supervisors today approved a massive sprawl development that will threaten the nearby San Jacinto Wildlife Area while worsening air quality for county residents, according to a news release from the Center for Biological Diversity. Today’s vote resurrects the Villages of Lakeview project with only minor cosmetic changes after the Center for Biological Diversity and allies successfully challenged the development in 2012, when a judge blocked the project over environmental concerns. The reworked Villages of Lakeview would still bring 8,725 homes and 1.38 million square feet of commercial uses to

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