Stone Endorses Quarry 'Traitor'

Temecula's county supervisor's name appears on a list of supporters for John Tavaglione, a supervisor who drew Temecula residents' attention when he voted to reject Liberty Quarry, but then voted to certify the project's foundational document.

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.

Jerry Simeon June 30, 2012 at 04:08 AM
I apologize, but we've needed this for a long time. So many would be more informed about current events.


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