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Alta Sierra trails

Recently a one-sided article came out in the Alta Sierran stating that 90 percent of the association members wanted the trails, they didn’t say that there are 6,500 residents and only a little over 1,000 are association members. The poll was taken through association renewal.

We’re considered the bad guys because we want our privacy and safety. They never even talked to the people affected by the trails and when residents along the Alan Thiesen trail and the Brewer trail voiced there objections the “committee” listened then did as they pleased anyway. They don’t want trails in their back yards but they have no problem putting them in someone else’s.

The ASPOA said they printed an informative article to help people make an educated decision about the trails, they failed to mention it was all one sided, there’s a form letter with their opinion to be signed and sent to BLM, but no form letter against it? They mentioned statistics on property value and safety, from 1978 to 1994 and fro other states – this is California and a lot has changed since then.

Gene Anderson

Grass Valley

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