Christopher Aldana: You can have both farms and jobs

12/21/2013 7:30 PM

12/21/2013 7:34 PM

Regarding “Choice: Farms or jobs” (Dec. 15, Page A1): The way I see it, it is quite possible to have both farms and jobs. It depends on where you put the jobs.

On Dec. 10, The Bee reported in “Air service to L.A. may land soon

With that many acres available, we could even throw in some high-tech business parks to attract better paying jobs. And it would all be well positioned considering what’s around there. This seems to be a more viable option than expanding onto our sacred farmland.

CHRISTOPHER ALDANA

Riverbank

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