I just read the Donald Thistle article in the Grand Terrace City News 1-12-2006 "Schwab says countersuing Citizens Group not Likely"
Interesting that Schwab says the city probably will not go after each of the group's members individually to recover costs of the city's counter lawsuit.
What a joke! The city makes their own laws as they go along and their attorney runs up hourly fees defending that. Taxpayers already pay for this once. Then the city manager of Grand Terrace and their attorney feel comfortable calling anyone to objects to the city's planned big, giant box development in town names like "environmmental terrorist wacko" or "legal shakedown artist" or even non-existant people, in quotes for the press. Are these adults supposed to be in charge?
Rational people can disagree about how the town development should proceed. We need to have that rational discussion. It used to be that city planners would protect the citizen taxpayers and develope projects only in conformity to the city's general plan, laws and zoning. Now we need advocate citizens watching out to protect us ALL, from city hall itself and the sale of our town the highest bidding developer, with a few real estate commissions for their friends!