Energetic Centennial hearing to continue next month

By Patric Hedlund, TME

The testimony of about 44 members of the public before the Los Angeles County Regional Planning Commission on Wednesday, June 6 split into three basic schools of thought about the wisdom of giving a green light to the Tejon Ranch Centennial project. There were the business people and trade union leaders who spoke of California’s “urgent housing crisis,” the 23,000 new jobs they say would be brought to the area to build and maintain 19,333 new homes. They often repeated the phrase “Master Planned Community” and spoke of “billions…(please see below to view full stories and photographs)

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Left: A satellite video feed let Kathleen Trinity of Acton speak about wildlife habitat concerns from the Lancaster City Council Chamber. Above: Her testimony was received on a NASA-like array of screens in downtown Los Angeles by the Regional Planning Commission. Below: Richard Skaggs of Neenach said Centennial will bring a new sheriff’s substation and safety upgrades to the SR-138.

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