Confirmed victory

The Open Space District Board of Directors recently approved a project plan to tear down ALL buildings on the site except the main radar tower which is the topic of debate and discussion.  A decision will be made on the Radar Tower on Wednesday, October 17th.  (See below for "Next Meeting" details)

Now is the time to be vocal about saving this historical landmark and South Bay icon.  To start, please sign this petition.  You can also write more detailed letters to the Open Space District Board of Directors if you'd like:

It is important to attend the public meeting workshops and be vocal there as well.  The Board of Directors wants to hear your opinion.  For more information about upcoming public meetings, visit the Open Space District web site.

For recent Mercury News media on this topic:

Almaden AFS Home Page

Thank you for your support.

Letter to
Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District Board of Directors
To: Board of Directors
Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District

We, the undersigned, respectfully petition the Board of Directors of the Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District to preserve, maintain the integrity of, and keep intact the 5-story Mt. Umunhum search radar tower in perpetuity.

Basim Jaber started this petition with a single signature, and won with 2,139 supporters. Start a petition to change something you care about.