Curious Relocation of Public Notice for Gavilan Peak Estates Development

The day I returned from my vacation in Wisconsin, I discovered the public notice sign for the Gavilan Peak Estates project had been moved. This was about a week after our conversations with Coe & Van Loo. The sign was moved from the side of Jenny Lin Road, where it was originally posted, to a point some 50 yards back, accessible only after a desert hike across a large gully. While there could certainly be legitimate reasons for this move, the timing was curious. Trust that we will be following this development closely. As we learn more, this page will be updated to keep you informed.

The sign was originally posted right at the curve of this road, near the small #5 sign marking an adjacent lot. In its new location, you'd need a telescope to read it from the road. I didn't have mine with me, so I decided to hike up to the sign with my camera.

After a steep 50 yard hike, avoiding cacti and critters, I finally reached the notice. As you can see, it is indeed the original sign. Kind of reminds me of that scene from The Hitchhiker's Guide" where Arthur complains to the city inspector that the notice of his home's demolition had been posted "in the basement inside a locked filing cabinet in a disused lavatory with a sign saying Beware of the Leopard."

As long as I was up there, I decide to photograph from that perspective, perhaps better showing the distance and elevation traversed to reach the sign.