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Posted: Friday, September 28, 2007 10:00 pm

I read the article about David Goehring putting up his sign along Victor Road saying, "As you don't plant vineyards in the middle of a school yard, so do you not build schools in the middle of a vineyard."

Obviously he's vigorously protesting the proposed Delta College campus.

Lee Taylor commented in his letter to the editor on Sept. 22, that this sign is hypocritical in that Delta College planted a vineyard on their campus to enhance their horticulture department.

Then there's the front page article on Sept. 21 that the Mokelumne River School is planning to expand into the site of Victor Fine Foods along Highway 99 between Woodbridge and Turner roads so that the current 6.7 acre school campus can add nearly 20 more acres to make the total school complex some 26 to 27 acres total.

The article also states that the Goehring family started Mokelumne River School in 1971. With all this information, it is highly suspected that the Goehring family doesn't remember their own family's history - just where do you think that 20 some acres to plant Mokelumne River School and Victor Fine Foods came from?

It was once prime agricultural land, perhaps even a vineyard land! So do you think that the Goehring family "built a school in the middle of a vineyard or prime agricultural land?" It looks like that could be the case.

I think David Goehring should take down his sign - it looks like he is inaccurate with his facts.

J.K. Moore

Victor

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