2011 CPEO Military List Archive

From: Lenny Siegel <lsiegel@cpeo.org>
Date: Fri, 27 May 2011 15:58:39 -0700 (PDT)
Reply: cpeo-military
Subject: [CPEO-MEF] REUSE: El Toro (CA) Great Park "interrupted"
Orange County's Great Park, interrupted

Redevelopment of the former El Toro Marine Corps Air Station has been plagued by delays. Now, Gov. Jerry Brown's plan to eliminate community redevelopment agencies could pose a devastating setback.

Jim Newton
Los Angeles Times
May 21, 2011

In Southern California, there's nothing like a very large piece of real estate to cause discord. And the former El Toro Marine Corps Air Station is nothing if not a large piece of real estate.

Ever since the military decided to unload the base in the 1990s, Orange County residents have been bickering over what to do with the land, and the decision in 2005 to turn it into the Great Park hasn't ended the conflict.


For the entire column, see
http://www.latimes.com/news/opinion/commentary/la-oe-newton-column- great-park-20110521,0,6324772.column


Lenny Siegel
Executive Director, Center for Public Environmental Oversight
a project of the Pacific Studies Center
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