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Saltworks drops off drawing board

Original post made on May 9, 2012

Environmental activists rejoiced after developer DMB Associates announced last week that the controversial Saltworks project has dropped off the drawing board, at least for now.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Wednesday, May 9, 2012, 12:00 AM

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Posted by DMB SaltWorks and Large Scale Development , a resident of another community
on May 9, 2012 at 4:09 pm

Don't fool yourself - there is a reason there is a lot of construction going on off Whipple Ave to "restore the marshes/SF Bay" to its "natural beauty." The infrastructure (roads, sewer, communications) are likely being laid for large development. Look beyond the facade. It is likely coming!


Posted by Peter Carpenter, a resident of Atherton: Lindenwood
on May 9, 2012 at 7:46 pm

Peter Carpenter is a registered user.

An internal DMB memo some years back probably read something like this:

"Let's propose an outrageous project and push it until it is about to be rejected and then we can come back with something just a little bit less outrageous showing how reasonable we are and how much better the new project is............"


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