Ooh La La! A YouTube Video of The Anti-Santiago Creek Bike Trail Protest
|Courtesy of the Santiago Creek Greenway Alliance|
Well, the furor hasn't subsided one bit. Proponents and opponents of the trail have been at it hammer and tongs, flyering and plotting and attempting to influence the City Council--so much so that PBSocal's Real Orange called them the Hatfields and the McCoys. The trail's opponents staged a protest last week at a city-sponsored meeting called "Santa Ana In Motion" in full Berkeley style, marching in circles and all, and the proponents filmed it.
PRO TIP FROM THE LIBERAL MEDIA TO THE TRAIL OPPONENTS: Your marching in circles is coming along nicely, but "Ooh la la" is not exactly the apotheosis of a protest chant. Doesn't really have the ring of "Sí se puede" or "We shall not, we shall not be moved."
The best part of all of this? There isn't even an official proposal yet; all of this melodrama is simply around the idea of maybe getting the trail added to the City of Santa Ana's master plan to eventually get completed if funds and personnel are available.
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