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JOE TOLOSA, San Clemente
The election is now over and the San Clemente City Council should be comprised of five full members, and without a doubt, there is plenty of work to do.
It seems that the planning commission approved the new In-N-Out development, and that now it is up to the city council to approve this development.
This project should have a high priority, as it has been in the works for quite some time. It will be a big plus for the city and also increase revenue. There are a couple of wrinkles in the plan from planning, and one is part of the overall logo of the building and something called sign pollution.
These things should easily be overcome, as major businesses have their conventional logos and buildings in well-defined and consistent ways.
About 10 or 12 years ago, the city was denied an In-N-Out, and we should be fortunate that they chose to come back; so now that the opportunity is here, we should not let some silly ideas prevent this attractive and positive project be lost again.
The sooner, the better.