A new neighbor
Last updated 12/24/2009 at Noon
The politics and bashing of Stonegate Merriam Mountains project has been featured in many newspapers around the county, talk shows, and letters to the editor. I think I’ve read them all and invariably the complaints are the condemning of the slicing of hills, filling of canyons and grading for level building, and NIMBY. Living in Fallbrook is not the same as the flatlands of Iowa, Nebraska or any other constantly sloping area we drive and live on.
My nearly seven decades in San Diego county have seen vast areas graded to accommodate new developments in recent years by proper planning for...