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During the 1980s, urban sprawl and increased outdoor recreation meant that humans and bears were interacting more and more.
THESE BEARS HAVE A JOB, AND IT'S DESTROYING COOLERSEMMA WALKEROCTOBER 9, 2020OUTSIDE ONLINE
Depending on who you ask, it represents sprawl or badly needed units that will satisfy the city’s larger housing goals.
MORNING REPORT: A NEW TWIST IN THE NAVIGATION CENTER SAGAVOICE OF SAN DIEGOOCTOBER 1, 2020VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
Martinek also said he believes there is enough space for infill development throughout the city that will help Oceanside meet its housing requirements rather than a project that contributes to urban sprawl.
NORTH COUNTY REPORT: NORTH RIVER FARMS AND MORE BIG POLITIFEST CONVOSKAYLA JIMENEZSEPTEMBER 30, 2020VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
One of the major problems was that the county allowed sprawl developers to offset projects by purchasing carbon offsets in international markets, which have little oversight or accountability.
MORNING REPORT: KEY DECISIONS FUELED COVID’S SPREAD IN DOWNTOWN JAILVOICE OF SAN DIEGOSEPTEMBER 29, 2020VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
In 2009, county planners rejected the project, saying it was out of step with the county’s plan to concentrate housing development in village areas, rather than maintaining the county’s patterns of sprawl.
MORNING REPORT: LILAC HILLS IS BACK (AGAIN)VOICE OF SAN DIEGOJUNE 24, 2020VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
The grass still made a carpet over its roots, inviting me to sprawl at full length and renew our voiceless communion.
THE RED COW AND HER FRIENDSPETER MCARTHUR
The black man sprang high up into the air, and shot out both his arms and his legs, coming down all a-sprawl among the heather.
THE WHITE COMPANYARTHUR CONAN DOYLE
The movement had stopped, and he was allowed to sprawl on the ground.
HUNTINGTOWERJOHN BUCHAN
This paragon, though seventy years old, used to dress in baby's clothes and sprawl about upon the floor.
PEEPS AT MANY LANDS: JAPANJOHN FINNEMORE
Even the multiplication table failed here, and at this, variously a-sprawl on the turf beneath, the smaller fry giggled.
RED CAP TALESSAMUEL RUTHERFORD CROCKETT
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO SPRAWL

  • bestride
  • hedge
  • mount
  • noncommittal
  • sprawl
  • stride
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