One of several homes which have lost their yard hang over the edge of a cliff in Solana Beach, Calif., Monday, May 20, 2013. The base of the cliff below the home is without a sea wall to hold back

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One of several homes which have lost their yard hang over the edge of a cliff in Solana Beach, Calif., Monday, May 20, 2013. The base of the cliff below the home is without a sea wall to hold back the ocean and support the cliff. Time limits for sea wall permits are at the center of court battle. (AP Photo/Lenny Ignelzi) less 

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Tue, May 28, 2013 4:02 PM EDT