Dear Supporters: While our normal focus is on events in Sierra Madre, yesterday's Pasadena Star News had a front page article titled "Wild Dispute" by Courtney Tompkins regarding an attempt by developer Derek Ng to build 19 two-story luxury homes right on the foothills of the San Gabriel Mountains. The location is a 41-acre expanse of wilderness known as the "Gordon-Mull" property.
(Mod: The rest of this extensive Star News piece can be accessed here.)
Sierra Madre is not an island unto itself. What happens in Glendora affects the entire southern portion of the San Gabriel Mountains and all the foothill communities. The developer is facing a number of very determined preservation groups who don't want to see that pristine land turned into another big housing project. Mr. Ng is quoted as saying, "we are businessmen." Well, for a lot of people, preserving our foothills for future generations is more than just about "business".
Thank you for your continued support.
Preserve Sierra Madre