Cainhoy Peninsula development could threaten preservation of historical sites | News

CAINHOY — The history of the Cainhoy Peninsula is as old, as deep and as rich as that of Charleston itself — maybe even older.

Archaeologists believe Cainhoy’s history began more than 8,000 years ago — long before the first European settlers set foot on the North American continent, when Native Americans roamed the banks of the Cooper and Wando rivers hunting small game and searching the wetlands for oysters.

For a region that prides itself on preserving its past, the history of the Cainhoy Peninsula is in jeopardy of disappearing in the coming decades under the onslaught of development, which could see as many as 30,000 new residents descend upon this once pristine landscape.

Over the next 20 years, Cainhoy Plantation, which straddles Clements Ferry Road, is expected to add 9,000 new homes and turn the area into a city-sized community. When the last moving boxes are unloaded, it

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San Diego County approves Otay Ranch development, activists threaten lawsuits

Despite objections from the state Attorney General and various environmental activists, the San Diego County Board of Supervisors approved a large development in a fire-prone area northeast of Chula Vista.

The Board relied on the testimony of Cal Fire San Diego Unit Chief Tony Mecham, who said the Otay Ranch Village 13 development, “of all the projects that we’ve brought before the board, is probably the safest from a fire protection standpoint.”

The proposed development, dubbed Otay Ranch Resort Village, features 1,938 homes, a resort hotel, elementary school, fire station, more than 3 miles of trails, 40,000 square feet of commercial space, and 1,107 acres of nature preserves.

It would be located just northeast of Eastlake and south of Otay Village 14, another large development approved by the Board of Supervisors in June.

Attorney General Xavier Becerra and environmental activists from the Sierra Club said approving such a large development

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Uptick in virus cases and stringent measures threaten retail

  • The US recently broke 11 million coronavirus cases, forcing state governments to implement stricter measures to curb the virus’s spread.
  • And this may complicate retail efforts during the holiday shopping season.
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On Friday, the US once again broke its own coronavirus record with daily cases surpassing 177,000—pushing the country over 11 million cases cumulatively a mere six days after reaching the 10 million mark.

us retail and ecommerce holiday season sales

Demand for ecommerce will likely escalate as the pandemic worsens.

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As cases surge, state governments are reinstating measures and restrictions similar to those at the onset of the pandemic to help curb the spread of the virus: Michigan is implementing a three-week suspension of indoor entertainment facilities and eat-in dining, and other states like Illinois, New

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