Tag Archives: Warner Pacific

Portland Mercury story, November 2006

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.)


Jack Bog’s Blog coverage, November ’06

Jack Bogdanski covers the early developments as the land sale was revealed to the public. (Note that the linked blog entry links, in turn, to two previous entries on that site.)

KGW story on proposed land sale

The first story about the proposed land sale to Warner Pacific College.

Proposed Mt. Tabor Park land sale prompts apologies • KGW.com • November 1, 2006

Memorandum of Understanding between PP&R and Warner Pacific

This document outlined the steps for Warner Pacific College to purchase the Mt. Tabor Yard land from the Parks & Rec bureau.