has written 1 SperlingViews. Currently, Concerned is living in Lancaster, CA and has a little something to say:
A resident of Lancaster for 45 years. Yes, I am moving. Have waited for 8 years for this town to clean up, however, it has only gotten worse. I will treasure the memories of the town that once was.
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YOU'LL REGRET MOVING TO THIS FORSAKEN DESERT Posted On: 12/12/2011 12:47:26 PM
He writes the absoulte truth about this town. I, too, am a 45 year native of Lancaster. For the last eight years, this town is the dumping ground for former immates of L.A. County Jail. The jail actually gives the released a one-way ticket to Lancaster/Antelope Valley. Three years ago they would load 5 buses weekly and drop off former immates to Lancaster. The Sheriff's have indicated that is now down to 2 bus weekly. Proverty is rampant. No jobs. Aerospace was the major contributor of jobs, but that has disappeared. Homeless, Pedifiles and criminal run the streets. The mayor, an ambulance chaser attorney, has bought up most of the town and runs the town like a corrupt sheriff of the 1800's. He shuts down council meetings when they are not favorable to him. He has phycially assaulted a citizen in a local gym. He owns the majority of building the the "revitalized" Lancaster Blvd. He and his croonies (city staff members)are nothing but self-serving. No jobs have been created in this town since he took office. The majority of residents who live in this god-forsaken place work down in the Los Angeles area and are only living here because of cheap housing but are now finding out that with the cheap housing and foreclosure issue comes Section 8 housing through no fault of the home owners because of the mortgage crisis. Boarded up business, homes, Medical clinics, shopping malls surround the area. Graffati is everywhere. When shopping, no matter how big or small, you are sure to find many homeless people begging for spare change in the parking lots. On any given street you see drug deals going down in parks, parking lots, shopping centers, schools, etc. This has become a big drug town as well as a home to sex offenders, criminals and gang members. I wish more of the caring residents, who want to see a change to our town and get back the down home atmosphere that use to be Lancaster, would get off their asses and vote this jerk out of office. I miss the town that I grew up in. More jobs and less criminals and sex offenders should be his agenda. Take a look at a sex offender map in Lancaster and Palmdale, CA. It is astonishing what has happened to this place I use to call home. People may say all towns have this type of criminal activity, I say come here and experience for yourself then and don't say that you weren't forewarned! Welcome to an area that is filled with sex offenders, parolees, and other criminals that live and roam the streets everywhere. They use to just occupy the east side of Lancaster and Palmdale, however, with so many criminals being brought in from the LA area, they are wide spread throughout the Antelope Valley. Stay away from Lake Los Angeles area as well, known as the home for making meth. No one in this town walks the streets at night, nor do we shop alone.