|From:||Lenny Siegel <firstname.lastname@example.org>|
|Date:||Wed, 10 Aug 2011 02:40:39 -0700 (PDT)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-MEF] MUNITIONS, FORMER SITES: Camp McQuaide (CA)|
National Guard to inspect old Camp McQuaide site New Brighton Middle School sits on piece of Capitola history By TOVIN LAPAN Santa Cruz Sentinel (CA) August 9, 2011CAPITOLA - In 1928 Capitola residents, channeling their best "not in my backyard" attitudes, protested against military training at Camp McQuaide, where New Brighton Middle School, a small park and homes stand today.
Local residents complained the large artillery guns the National Guard's 250th Coastal Artillery Regiment used for practice for two weeks every year caused erosion on the cliffs and disturbed their chickens, preventing them from laying eggs,
That history came up recently when the California Army National Guard announced it would be inspecting former sites where munitions exercises took place.
... For the entire article, see http://www.santacruzsentinel.com/localnews/ci_18648399 -- Lenny Siegel Executive Director, Center for Public Environmental Oversight a project of the Pacific Studies Center 278-A Hope Street, Mountain View, CA 94041 Voice: 650-961-8918 or 650-969-1545 Fax: 650-961-8918 <email@example.com> http://www.cpeo.org _______________________________________________ Military mailing list Military@lists.cpeo.org http://lists.cpeo.org/listinfo.cgi/military-cpeo.org
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