This past Saturday a picnic took place in Pinole Valley Park. So….?
Yes, that in and of itself is not a big deal. What is a big deal is that the picnic was planned, set-up and attended by 40-50 Pinole residents who have been involved in one way or another with the effort to stop the Verizon Wireless Cell Tower from being built in Pinole Valley Park.
There was food, fun, kids, dogs, music from Gutierrez Sounds and the No to the Cell Tower cake (pictured) donated by the Bear Claw Bakery. Who says you can’t have fun while fighting Goliath (Verizon) and City Hall? The day was spectacular and spirits were high. There was enough great food to feed a small army, and yes, the small army came with an appetite.
The Tower Topplers have grown in numbers and their passion and energy has neither diminished nor subsided. They are ready to collectively roll up their sleeves and do whatever needs to be done to see that our city and those who run it are accountable to its citizens.
Next up, the October 15, 2013 City Council meeting.
Look out world!