Monday, June 2, 2014

The Mountain Views News Comes Out In Favor Of Development At Mater Dolorosa

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It is hardly surprising that The Mountain Views News would once again become a mouthpiece for outside real estate investors. This time it is on behalf of the folks who want to turn Mater Dolorosa Monastery into a 50, or possibly even 60 (if you believe Development Services Director Danny Castro), unit development of rather large 3,800 square foot and possibly gated-in hogans. This despite a vigorous preservationist movement in this town that recently came together to prevent such unwanted land usage from ever happening.

We unfortunately live in a community where our tax money is often used as a resource to assist predatory out of town interests. Which means we are basically paying for work that promotes things nobody wants to see here, such as the despoliation of the beautiful grounds of this over 100 year old monastery. A Sierra Madre landmark by anyone's estimation, yet a place that sadly finds the outside forces of a heartless and imminent destruction clearly lining up against its survival. With only the people who actually live here defending it.

The Mountain Views News, which receives thousands of dollars a year in resident tax dollars to print legal advertising and city meeting notices, is now actively promoting development at Mater Dolorosa. Not what you wanted to be paying for perhaps. And certainly not a big surprise as Ms. Henderson stands to profit personally by such an undesirable event through increased real estate advertising.

In a moment that typifies the self-serving and heavy-handed nature of her publication, Susan has now, for all intents and purposes, declared the conversation over. This without public hearings, Planning Commission deliberations, or any of the many forums that allow the people of this community to have their say in the destiny of the town they call home.

In a front page above-the-fold de facto opinion piece that quotes verbatim and extensively from the developer's press release, and with absolutely no editorial counterpoint whatsoever, Mountain Views News chieftess H. Susan Henderson-Carter-Poole published the following statements. Since they are at best misleading, I thought we should yank a few out and put them under the bright Tattler lights.

"Heals of disclosure ..."
"The heals of disclosure" indeed. As opposed to "The heels of disinformation," perhaps?

The truth here is that discussions with the community have not begun. Or even been officially planned for that matter. There have been private and unannounced City Hall meetings with the developer, the developer manqué who is currently running Mater Dolorosa's board, City Staff plus a few (but not all) individual City Councilmembers. But the community? No. That is hardly a realistic claim.

In reality, there have been no meetings whatsoever with the people who would be the most adversely affected by a massive building project at the top of Sunnyside Avenue. The noise of truck traffic, land movers and other noisy vehicles needed to build upwards of fifty (or is that 60, Danny?) houses there would be immense. The diesel smoke and dust alone would have a debilitating effect on the lungs of the many young children and retired seniors who would be directly in the path of so unfortunate an event.

Obviously Susan Henderson couldn't give a whizzle about any of that. I suspect her only interest here is economic, just like that of all the others involved. She is probably already counting the money from the new real estate advertising she expects to come her way in exchange for her generous support.

From the press release the MVN published nearly verbatim 
This "very intensive, long-term, one-on-one type of outreach" has definitely gotten off to a strange start. New Urban West, along with its Mater Dolorosa enabler Cameron Thornton, would have been wise to begin their conversation with the people who, unlike most City Staff, live here. Those who will be suffering the actual consequences of this massive development project. A badly degraded environment coupled with a huge hit on property values (who in their right mind would want to buy a house next to an immense and years long project like that?), is a high price for homeowners to be asked to pay. Something that will give them nothing but misery in return.

That Sierra Madre's residents have been excluded from this conversation from the get-go is unconscionable. That the Mountain Views News would continue in that undemocratic a vein is nothing short of taxpayer abuse.

What this Public Relations puff piece calls "get to know you meetings" with City Staff and some of our local politicians is actually something quite different. The first step to imposing an unwanted land use project of this magnitude upon a community is lining up the support of its leadership. City Hall, which needs the cash after its Measure UUT defeat (pensions and some of the highest costing health plans in the state being an impetus for that need), wants development impact fees desperately. Certain City Councilmembers, beholden to government unions for their political and financial support, need to fund the pensions and health care plans they signed off on.

Development impact fees are quickly becoming the new UUT. But instead of taxing your utility usage, this time it involves selling your birthright to developers from places like Santa Monica and Burbank.

Susan Henderson says Mater Dolorosa is a done deal …
Apparently H. Susan Henderson-Carter-Poole believes that a few secretive developer meetings with a couple of government insiders, plus a press release from those working for New Urban West (along with an article in her lightly distributed weekly newspaper), means that this matter is now over. And that with no publicly held meetings or feedback whatsoever from the public is needed. Something that would make this situation unique in Sierra Madre history.

The City of Sierra Madre is not quite the dictatorship that H. Susan Henderson-Carter-Poole apparently believes it is. And this discussion hasn't even really begun. That Susan believes her declaration this weekend means everyone is going to shut up about this is probably as delusional a statement as has ever been published in the Mountain Views News. Which is saying a lot. The actual effect of her incredible arrogance will, I suspect, be quite the opposite.

The Sierra Madre Weekly hits one out of the park

This from an e-mail blast sent out yesterday by the good folks at the Coalition to Preserve Mater Dolorosa:

​Dear Supporters: One of the reporters following our story is Shel Segal of the Sierra Madre Weekly.  After interviewing Cameron Thornton, he evidently was told that Mater Dolorosa has not selected a developer which is contrary to what was in the City Manager's Report which stated that New Urban West has been selected as the developer.  

Furthermore, one of our Steering Committee members was told directly by Mr. Thornton two days ago that New Urban West is presently in their  45 day "free look" period which lasts through June 30th in order to decide whether they will go forward or not.
    
Here is the link to the recent Sierra Madre Weekly story that was just posted (click here).

Congratulations to Shel Segal and Terry Miller for this important scoop.

My questions here are these: Was this developer ever really on board, and Elaine Aguilar totally missed that point? Or has New Urban West had a change of heart due to the strong level of opposition to their project locally? Has the likely out of his depth Cameron Thornton backtracked out of a fear of looking like he just lost his developer?

Let's hope that this "45 day free look period" has been an eye-opening one for New Urban West.

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90 comments:

  1. Or, Elaine Aguilar by law had to let the cat out of the bag about a meeting with New Urban West. Maybe at this meeting items were discussed that maybe only they are known from the meeting and Cameron Thornton is not privy to yet. I wonder?

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    1. same city manager who purposely sent out misinformation regarding the UUT

      we need to stop hiring city managers who are pushing agendas or projects that pads his or her resume. It's been that was since Bart Doyle's era and continued with John Buchanan, both lawyers, one as a building lobbyist and the other as a utility company employee.

      there are plenty of qualifed applicants that are in their 50's and not looking for the next gig and would be appreciative of the position

      Elaine acts like she's doing us a favor working for the city.

      Also, the city needs to do something about the obscene pension plans we've got in place - restructure them and stop it

      It appears to me that the city manager just keeps pushing agendas that protect pensions and the rest of us in the real world don't have that luxury.

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    2. This is a little off point, but Mater Dolorosa talks about all this money they need for aging priests. Well, as late as Nov. of 2013, Mater Dolorosa's own website talked about the success of the 5 million dollar campaign to raise money for retired priests. The May 30th issue of the Catholic Tidings mentions a fundraiser set for June 22nd for a foundation called SOAR: Support Our Aging Religious. You can't tell me that people won't come to the table to help the Priests if they need money. But don't sell of the land that you can never get back. According to Mr. Thornton, there are 62 Priests in the entire Passionist Order that are 65 and above. That just ain't that many. Why do they need so much money? Where is the money going? The only thing that makes sense is that the money is needed to pay off legal judgments. Of course, they could never say that as the reason because then people would be even madder than they are now if that is even possible.

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    3. 12:57, you haven't had to pay many medical costs, have you?
      No Medicare, no medical insurance. The Passionist Order is 100% responsible for all care of its religious priests and brothers.

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    4. Contrary to what has been said here priests and brothers pay into Social Security and receive Medicare just like everyone else. And Obama care will definitely cover them.

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    5. Passionists do not pay into SS but they would be covered by Obama Care just like any indigent person.

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    6. Sorry 4:38, I don't think lavish retirements is what people had in mind for the Priests. Why for almost 100 years did they not have to sell off the land and there's even fewer Priests now than ever before. No, its all about the greed. Cash in now with the 30 pieces of silver for their own selfish interests. Forget about the mission, the gospel, the annual stations of the cross. This certainly is the "me" generation" and these priests are no exception.

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    7. Hey 4:38, nobody is saying not to care for the aging priests but that's why Mater Dolorosa had a 5 million successful campaign recently. That's why you have the June 22nd fundraiser for aging priests that was advertised in the latest edition of the Tidings. How much money do these priests need for god's sake? People will always step to the plate to help as the success of all these fundraisers shows. Just don't selfishly sell of the land for the short-term gain of the present generation of priests.

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    8. I'd like to have them tell us the real reason for needing all this money. Paying for the retirements of only 63 priests doesn't not add up.

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    9. I think Elaine did let the cat out of the bag before Mater Dolorosa wanted to give the name of the Developer. Now we can vet New Urban West as the Tattler did and see all the unwanted projects they have tried to cram down the throats of residents in the various cities. This is how these scoundrels make their money. Then they get out of Dodge and the residents are left with the fall-out. Nice way to make a living.

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  2. Susan did fine until she gave us her conclusion at the end. Hopefully that was a product of pessimistic thinking and not wishful thinking as the Tattler asserts. I agree that a little more healthy skepticsm is in order although she did print a few points made by one of the Coalition's Steering Committee Members Matt Bryant who was in favor of a building moratorium and that the over-development issue cuts across the usually political lines.

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    1. It reads like a wholesale dismissal of all opposition to the Mater Dolorosa development to me.

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    2. that's Susan's standard operation, she dismisses you with a wave of her hand and because she prints gibberish in her sidewalk rag, its the gospel truth

      go figure that one of her best buddies is Nancy Walsh who while on the Council was equally condesending and held the opinions of residents in contempt

      what I find humorous about Susan, if you remember the defunct Cumquat website, it was supported by local realtors and a few Councilmembers and the website was created and funded by the No on Measure V crowd. The Cumquat ran a picture of Aunt Jemima as Susan Henderson and she was rightfully offended (as we all were) but the supporters of that site were unapologetic and even openly endorse by the likes of the Webb-Martin realtors and former Mayor John Buchanan. The website also had a picture of it's writer pissing on the Veterans' Wall and lampooned another Councilman as being gay and was overtly bigoted and racist.

      today, mostly the same group are involved in local politics and development and instead of holding true to her ideals, Susan has tossed out her ideals and opted for the cash.

      Wow,what a role model.

      do like I do, whenever I see her paper, I pick up 8 copies and toss in the trash recycle. Shes faking her circulation anyway so what does it matter?

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    3. Not a whole lot of wiggle room in "There will be a new housing development" there.
      Did Henderson miss the zoning problem all together?

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    4. It was an Imperial diktat. Issued from an imaginary throne located in a world far far away.

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    5. There are so many unknown when you attempt a development of this size. Why would she make such a categorical statement? Not only is it uninformed but it also tries to diminish the concerns of the vast majority of residents of Sierra Madre who are opposed to a housing project at Mater Dolorosa. Maybe she'll issue a retraction.

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    6. 12:49, no one has ever accused Susan of being informed

      she's known for making up quotes and facts

      don't hold your breath on Susan issuing a retraction and if she does, it's because her mouth is causing her to lose money and advertisers and that is what she deserves

      we will be okay if we only have the SM Weekly

      Susan has the outrageous opinion of herself that she is endorsed regional and statewide issues and candidates

      doesn't she remember she got fired from the Democratic party for basically stealing?

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    7. If Susan supports the developer on this one, it will be the straw that breaks the camels back. She will be through in this town simply because it reveals she does not care about this town.

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    8. If any real estate agent or company associates themselves with this project, they should be persona non grata in Sierra Madre.

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    9. 8:10.....well, there will be.

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  3. I think Susan lives near the Monastery and so will be as adversely affected by a massive project as anybody. She also came out in favor of Measure V if I recall.

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    1. Susan was in favor of Measure V when she was at the SM Weekly when she reported to Katina Dunn.

      That was when the brilliant then realtor Josh Moran called for a boycott of SM businesses and realtor ads in the paper.

      But the land will be developed but doesnt the Council have to rezone it?

      What happens if they vote not to rezone it? We get sued by another developer, one that already has a bad rep?

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    2. No court can force a city council to change zoning.

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    3. we only need 3 Councilmembers to have a spine and not vote to change the zoning

      we've been getting the water conservation spiel from the city and if they cave in and continue to allow massive development and drain our water resources, then we all should turn back on our sprinklers and sue the city for harrassment

      the city manager can't have it both ways, we cant be told there is a water crisis and then build more development in the city

      if that are is not zoned for residental building, we shouldnt allow it at all

      its not our problem and the pathetic spin of retiring priests is a lame sympathy sales ploy

      we've got enough a water problem, we don't need more residents just moving from another city and causing us more issues



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    4. Sierra Madre DOES NOT need a staff position for Development.

      Automatically, staff time is devoted to the wandering and exploratory needs of any yahoo developer meanwhile issues with residents are pushed on the backburner.

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    5. I wonder if she's just pulling everyone's chain here. She lives on Sunnyside. She can't think its a good idea to change Sunnyside from what is essentially a cul-de-sac into a super highway.

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    6. The City Council should put it on the agenda to get rid of the Director of Development position. Danny Castro is a decent guy I'm sure. Put him in a position that the residents want like the Director of Preservation. Then he can put on his resume all the places he saved rather than destroyed.

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  4. Susan ought to refute the rumor that she's a journalist.

    Lazy writer - she just prints verbatim the city press release and tosses in a couple of her opinions.

    In her next article, she quote that residents she spoke with are all in favor of the development, course those unnamed residents will be real estate agents.

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  5. Susan just doesn't get it does she?

    Why would she print the obvious BS spin of a public releations release of a developer and disguise it as news?

    It's really a shame that we have such a shameless shill printing a local paper.

    If I had the $ to burn, I'd print my own paper, adjudicated it and underbid her for the city contract just so she'd lose the revenue and grow a backbone and help the community with a balanced view.

    Seriously, Susan, is this what you aspired to be?

    Embarrassing.

    I'm not for boycotting her small advertisers, but I am for boycotting any real estate agent who advertises in her paper and home sellers should instruct the agents not to advetise in the paper cause it's not really necessary to facilitate the sale.

    Residents surrounding this development and those affected by her other callous disregard for the sanity of this town regarding development should actively start boycotting her paper and flooding her office with phone calls.

    I am okay if she has the personal opinion that the city should be burned down and filled with 50,000 condos but her opinion is just that, her opinion.

    Susan, print facts and actual information, not press releases.

    As a community member, Susan has really become appalling anti-Sierra Madre, unless it makes her money.

    Quit advertising in her paper and take away the legal notices - she'll go away

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    1. Absolutely! This woman is a disgrace, has always been a disgrace to whoever is unfortunate enough to get involved with her. Con artist, liar and just a bad person. Take away her ability to get money for our legal notices. Do it. Enough is enough. We must rid ourselves of this Henderson once and for all, she'll be gone like Mosca.

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    3. Speaking of Mosca, did the Mountain Views News cover the story about the sale of his house this week?

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  6. I thought Susan was printing a regional paper but the only city she endorses candidates or development is in Sierra Madre. I've never seen her endorse candidates in Duarte or Monrovia or publish press releases from developers in Arcadia, just only in Sierra Madre.

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    1. Another excellent point 7:58.
      Keep hammering this issue, Tattler posters!

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  7. Business owners and promoters of events...advertise in Terry Miller's paper.
    Terry Miller is an honest decent man, the exact opposite of Henderson.

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    1. yeah but does he have a law degree and 2 other degrees like Susan has?

      Susan bought her adjudication status off another slimy publisher - but I do think it was funny that he kept all the money paid in advance by the city and Susan had to wait until year 2 of publishing the legal notices to get $.

      it's absurd that cities have to publish legal notices in print and not have the option to publish online and print actual hard copy notices and have available at City Hall

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    2. What is Terry Miller's newspaper?

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    3. The Sierra Madre Weekly.

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  8. Why wouldn't Susan challenge any of the developer's statements. Get off your rear end and do your homework. Why doesn't she mention the water crisis or the zoning change requirement. This project has significant obtacles to get passed. What about carving out the additional ingress/egress that will be needed. Whose neighborhood will get stuck with that?

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    1. Susan only challenges statements that are contrary to her own

      She doesn't mention the water crisis or the zoning change cause it's not in her benefit - she'll profit from the realtor ads

      We need to get word to the realtors advertising in her paper that as a homeowner, we won't use them in particular for home listing or buyer agent as long as they are advertising in Susan's paper.

      Susan only prints what she wants us to read and many assume because it's in print it's factual.

      Susan wouldn't know a fact if it came up and slapped her in the face.

      She's slapping us in the face instead.

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    2. I'd like to see one Realtor in this town, only one, who will get off the fence and take a principled stand about over-development in Sierra Madre. The Realtors want us to support them. How about supporting us? What do you say Carol Canterbury and Rene Rose over at Berkshire Hathaway? Take a stand for once and don't just collect commissions at the expense of this town.

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  9. Her comment at the end of the article certainly comes out of left field. However, she doesn't seem to overtly state whether she supports a housing project at Mater Dolorosa or not. She just states it will happen. I guess by dismissing all the concerns of the residents like that, she must support it.

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    1. The way I read it is Susan claimed the Press Release from Mater Dolorosa effectively dealt with all objections and now there is no reason not to go forward with the project. Which is complete rubbish.

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    2. I read it that way too. She gives lip service to the opposition but takes every point from Mater Dolorosa as gospel.

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  10. I was very disappointed the way the story was reported as a done deal by Mountain View News.
    I'm one of the 'people' that is often a voice of dissent here(Tattler) I guess I'm 'coming around' hope more citizens do.....
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    1. copies of the paper should be delievered to all the residents affected by the development including those just over the Pasadena border

      they'll find it interesting that the local media guru has decided and decreed that the project will happen regardless of what the residents want

      we don't want a zoning change - the developer and the monestary can bug off

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    2. This is far from a "done deal'. This is a very complicated development with alot of challenges and problems. The sheer size of 50 or so homes will make it one of the largest housing projects Sierra Madre has seen in decades. Punching out another ingress/egress point in addition to Sunnyside, the water problem. It just goes on and on. The residents don't want it. New Urban West is walking into a buzz saw. If they think Burbank was tough, say hello to Sierra Madre.

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    3. Whoever you are Dave Link. Welcome aboard. You don't have to support every issue that the Tattler rails against. The fact is that the Tattler is on the right side on this one and no blog or news organization has done better to bring us the latest information and get us the facts. Preserving this town is an issue that should be supported by all residents regardless of our political party or how you voted on the UUT. We all live in this town for a reason. There is simply no other town like it in the San Gabriel Valley. Why would anyone want to succumb to the forces that are pushing us in the direction of all these other towns.

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    4. Please go to www.stopmonasteryhousingproject.com and get them your email address so they can give you their "News Alerts" about what is happening. They will bring you the lastest news from all sources including the Tattler. They need your help. Their email list is expanding every day as the word gets out. Tell a friend and pass the word. The momentum is on our side. Let's preserve all of Sierra Madre whether its at the Monastery or some McMansion that coming next door to you.

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  11. Susan even threw her son under the bus as he has a "save the monistry"
    Sign on his front lawn. Miz Susan lives on west side of Sunnyside between Highland and Grandview. Let's do the math...60 homes 5 bedrooms each.comes out to 300 new residents. Let's say 3 cars per house that is an increase of 180 cars driving up and down Sunnyside daily. At 200 gallons per day per room that's a hell of a lot of water we don't have.

    Can you say Building Moritoriam

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    1. Its difficult to underestimate what this project would do to Sunnyside as well as Grove/Carter and/or Crestvale.

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  12. Henderson is charming - that is the chief asset of any con.
    They specialize in getting people's trust.
    It's such a pity she landed here.

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    1. and she ripped off the Dunn's to get control of the paper

      she never has come out and defended the accusations against her but she'll print misinformation and blatant lies against others

      I don't find her "charming" at all but understand it's all a facade

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    2. 11:56, if she's working you, believe me, there's a lot of clever oozing charm. Yes she stole the paper (and other things) from the Dunns - but first, she wormed her way into their lives.

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    3. Ted Bundy was charming too

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    4. Charming can be deceit. She's a sociopath who will do or say anything to get her way. Her way is now supporting Elaine in ruining this town. At least Elaine doesn't live here so it makes sense that she wouldn't care. I'm not sure what excuse Susan has.

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  13. Don't feel complacent Tattlers. Put on you calendars now - Planning Commission meeting this Thursday,7 pm, City Council next Tuesday, 6:30 pm. We must keep showing up in force so that City Hall and the developer get the picture that we are the ones who won't go away. Building moritorium now!

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    1. What is on the agenda?
      Be certain this is when you really want to ask people to show up.
      Meeting burn out is a real drawback.

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    2. We must attend those meetings. New Urban West is monitoring everything right now to try to gauge the amount of the oppositon. Now's the time to show them that we won't stand for this.

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    3. The November 24th meeting is huge. A building moratorium is the only way to catch our breath and figure out the best way forward. Sierra Madre is now under assault. All you have to do is look at the Kensington, One Carter, Stonehouse and now Mater Dolorosa. Not only do the residents not want to see this, it is also being done when we have an water crisis. The fact that the water crisis is not slowing things down at all shows us the stranglehold the developers have over our very own City Hall - the people we pay every day.

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  14. Time wounds all "heals."

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  15. Hey Devilopers!!!!
    We have SEVERE water shortage. All of us residents of Sierra Madre's lawns and plants are dying or dead. We all have to conserve water or be heavily fined by the city of Sierra Madre. Our water was stolen from us by the Bart Doyle gang, now we get toxic water from the MWD. It's yellow, it makes fish die and people and animals sick. It's toxic.
    We have no water, you can't use any of our water for any building projects. You can't get blood out of a turnip, you idiots. And you idiot council people and city staff, if any of you are in cahoots with these devilopers.....we will recall your sorry arses. NO WATER .....NO BUILDING....FOR ANYONE. THE END.

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    1. That's "Developers".

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    2. Actually, it is a pun. 'Devil'lopers' instead of developers.

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    3. Wow! You're sooooo clever.

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  16. So let me get this straight. Our tax money gets spent with a local weekly news rag whose publisher prints front page editorials saying that our opinion doesn't count as much as that of outside real estate investors and developers?

    Shouldn't we be wearing "kick me" signs?

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  17. More likely than not, Susan's section of Sunnyside will suffer little traffic. Out eastbound along Grand View to Santa Anita and westbound along Grand View to Michelinda. That is why she won't care much! If at all!

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    1. Susan must be real popular with her neighbors

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    2. I am so angry that the folks at Mater Dolorosa would do this to us. We've been good neighbors to them all these years. They are doing the opposite of their mission. I hate to say this but God will punish them for this.

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  18. My post didn't post... On Tuesday June 24 Denise Delmar has requested that the City Council discuss a building moratorium. 6:30 p.m. city council chambers.

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    1. Denise and Rachelle will save this town.

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    2. Now that's a meeting to get out the people for.
      Let's fill the chambers and the lobby.

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    3. Time to make some history!

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    4. June 24th will be a big meeting.

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    5. Everybody mark it on your calendars - and talk to friends and neighbors about it.

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    6. That's the date we all show up. June 24!

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    7. Get everybody out on June 24th. That's the granddaddy of them all. A building moratorium is on the agenda. Let the will of the people prevail.

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    8. After that meeting we should know exactly where each city councilmember stands.

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    9. Spread the word for June 24th. Even if you don't say anything, we need bodies there. We need people to clap and boo as necessary. We need a line of people to speak even if to say only that you support a building moratorium.

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    10. I'll be there.

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  19. Henderson, and whatever her next name will be, tries to keep a smooth relationship with city hall. That's where the check is coming from. She prints whatever staff wants her to print.

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    1. Yes. I completely agree. What Susan printed about Mater Dolorosa this weekend had to have been done with the approval of the mayor and city manager.

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    2. The MVN is our very own Pravda.

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  20. I guess there really isn't a water shortage after all

    cause if we can build all these ALF condos and large houses on the hillsides and up at the Mater, it's obvious to me that we got plenty of excess water to spare

    City Hall bends over backwards for residents who dont even live here yet

    It's time to turn on your sprinklers

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  21. One resident asked Elaine at the last council meeting why she was quoted in the Mountain Views News back in November of 2013 when the story broke about the housing project at Mater Dolorosa as saying that the developers are "allowed" to build this project. What does Elaine and Susan know that we don't know. And by saying such things, aren't they encouraging development in a town that doesn't want it.

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  22. Wish I could afford to turn on my sprinklers.

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    1. And yet the City continues to flush water from the hydrants (15 minutes) to clear the water. Is June the deadline for the water color to be fixed? So very wasteful!

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  23. Judging by the results of the last two elections, anything Susan Henderson supports is doomed.

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  24. To stop this and other horrid development, please consider supporting Denise Delmar in her bid to have a BUILDING MORATORIUM

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