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LA Times Today: Irvine’s ultimate NIMBY fight
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LA Times Today: Irvine’s ultimate NIMBY fight

Watch L.A. Times Today at 7 p.m. on Spectrum News 1 on Channel 1 or live stream on the Spectrum News App. Palos Verdes Peninsula and Orange County viewers can watch on Cox Systems on channel 99.

For nearly a decade, local military groups tried to get a veterans cemetery built in Irvine.

But residents of the Great Park community opposed a cemetery in their neighborhood. The standoff pitted veterans, residents, and politicians against one another.

L.A. Times reporter Hannah Fry writes, there may not be a cemetery in Irvine, but veterans say they’ll continue the fight.