The first news coverage of the Mt. Tabor Yard & Nursery issue. Mercury reporter Scott Moore took note of the proposed land sale to Warner Pacific College, former Parks Commissioner Jim Francesconi working for the college, the declaration by Commissioners Leonard and Saltzman that the sale was “off the table,” and Saltzman’s being open to a lease. Required reading.
David vs. Goliath: The Battle for Mt. Tabor Heats Up • November 23, 2006 (There was also a 11/26/07 blog entry on the Mercury’s site, with a few comments. It includes a copy of a letter from Commissioner Leonard to WPC president Jay Barber. Scroll down the page a bit, it’s about 1/4 of the way down.)