Temecula's county supervisor endorsed a candidate for congress who some critics say turned his back on Temecula during the fight over Liberty Quarry.
Jeff Stone, who represents Temecula on the county appears on a list of endorsements for John Tavaglione, a current county supervisor running for a seat on the U.S. Congress.
Tavaglione caught the attention of Temecula residents when that serves as a foundation for , a proposed mining operation slated just outside Temecula.
to mine, but during the same meeting, he approved the document, called an "environmental impact report."
Some critics argued this all but gave a green light to Granite Construction, the company planning the quarry, because when a report is certified, the county must accept the claims it makes as factual.
Quarry opponents said Tavaglione betrayed the citizens of Temecula, . The city and the Pechanga Band of Luiseno Indians said they would likely sue the county for the decision.