Real Onionz: "California Voters Reject Plan For Peace Center On Alcatraz"

San Francisco a€" Alcatraz escaped.

In a victory for fans of one of the city’s most popular tourist destinations, San Francisco voters soundly rejected a ballot proposal on Tuesday to acquire Alcatraz Island and convert it into a€oea global peace center,a€A though advocates of the plan say their dream is not dead.

a€oeThis is just first base,a€A said DaVid, the one-name sponsor of the nonbinding measure, which received a little more than 54,000 votes, or 28 percent. a€oeThis is a sacred spot.a€A

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Posted: February 8th, 2008
at 3:38am by Koookiecrumbles

Categories: mnp is for the children,politricks,architecture,real onionz

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