This week's San Francisco Bay Guardian includes an article by G.W. Schulz about Measure L. The very thorough, well-researched report contains too much good information to excerpt here; by all means, read the whole thing.
According to the article, Peebles has spent over $163,000 on his P.R. campaign so far, including $70,000 for paid signature gatherers, $10,000 for Sacramento lobbying firms, and almost $90,000 to the Southern California P.R. firm Davies Communications.
... Pacifica remains a modest world, far removed from Miami's glass-and-steel monoliths. Only a man with an ego equal to the size of his development dreams would try to so dramatically alter Pacifica's topography.