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Renovation Meeting Planned for Thousand Steps

Mesa Stairway to Beach Needs Repairs

Wave action over the years has shredded the lowest portion of Thousand Steps, a stairway to the beach from the Mesa cliffs. A community meeting will be held at the top of the stairs at 5:30 p.m. on April 5 to talk about adding concrete steps to reduce the drop-off, replacing damaged steps, and installing handrails. The plans also need to go through historic review — the staircase was originally built in 1924 — and obtain a coastal development permit. Construction could be complete as early as the fall.

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