Under a landmark deal approved by the state Coastal Commission, nearly 10 square miles of untouched shoreline, glens, streams and farmland in Santa Cruz County will be transferred to the state and federal governments, which will operate it as open space and preserve portions for agriculture.A spectacular stretch of Northern California coastline that includes ocean-side bluffs, beaches, rolling hills and redwood groves will be permanently protected from development under a landmark deal approved by the state Coastal Commission.
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