Trees Or Jobs: Choose One

An industrial project could create up to 7,000 jobs but there's a catch. It involves cutting down 1,400 oak trees.
May 28, 2003, 9am PDT | Abhijeet Chavan | @legalaidtech
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"The Santa Clarita City Council will consider plans Tuesday for an industrial park that could eventually provide 7,000 jobs and take untold commuters off the clogged freeways heading south to Los Angeles.But building it would mean cutting down 1,400 oak trees — in a valley where a tree-sitting protester captured imaginations with his efforts to save just one ancient oak a few miles away."

Thanks to Chad Smith

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Published on Tuesday, May 27, 2003 in The Los Angeles Times
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