the kern county planning commission unanimously voted down TIA'S shelter/rescue application last night. TIA packed the hall as promised. her army showed up donned in "racism is the pits" t-shirts while TIA looked like she was dressed for woodstock.
Peter Belluomini briefly described the process and introduced TIA who was met by the thunderous applause of her rabid followers. out comes the gavel and a sharp warning from Belluomini about future outbursts. contrast that with the biased evil media's description as a "warm welcome". funny how bakersfield now reporter JOSE GASPAR failed to mention that the crowd's kidult like behavior violated the meeting protocol and ticked off the planning commission.
TIA presented her case, opponents and supporters gave their 2 minute statements. the sheriff's office and the fire department were present to field questions and take the heat. they reiterated their opposition to TIA'S SPECIAL request to operate a BUSINESS in a RESIDENTIAL area. then TIA was allowed to present her rebuttal. here's where things really get interesting.
TIA had in front of her a copy of the sheriff's report and felt the need to deconstruct it.
first up, the stolen motorcycle. TIA stated that the search warrant was thrown out and waived two pieces of paper from a court transcript proving it was an illegal search. (one and two. carefully selected pages that supposedly prove AJ's innocence but don't). TIA then claimed to read from the police report listing the motorcycles as 2 different make/models and said AJ sold it to another parolee who she blamed the stolen bike on.
TIA went off an a tangent about the 18 registered sex offenders in Tehachapi and asked if two armed sheriff deputies also checked on them. it was at this point, i thought we might see a charlie sheen type breakdown.
TIA also did an outstanding job of smoothing her relationship with law enforcement, first by stating she had in her possession proof that Detective Dantice's partner was caught shoplifting and then she slung a little mud at tehachapi law enforcement by holding up a community service sign up sheet with the name of a tehachapi cop's daughter on it.
interestingly absent from her defense of the sheriff's report was a denial of AJ's aryan brotherhood connection. :)
other points of interest:
TIA was asked why she was leaving agua dulce. she replied that the property was co-owned with another and the other owner wants to take it over.
TIA made previous comments to the media that even without the permit to run her business in a residential area, she intends to move to the OWR property with as many dogs as she liked as long as they were not offered up for adoption. the county corrected this misconception and carefully spelled out that animal control approved 15 dogs IF and ONLY IF the conditions were met that they outlined in their report.
the county also expressed concern over future projects stated on the villalobos website that were not included in the application: on site private training, pit bull work shops, adoption cabins and 1000 miles of hiking. TIA's response: the pit bull workshops are off site, the private training is now done in hollywood, the adoption cabins were just a dream of hers and finally, my favorite part of the evening: "I'll admit, the 1000 miles of hiking was kind of a marketing idea, it sounded good on the website." i will translate this for her gullible supporters: "I'll say anything in to bring in more donations". TIA launched into some sort of blame the county game. she stated that when she initially called about the permit, she was told to put everything on the application that she thinks she might like to do, even if it is 20 years from now. she said she was misled by the unnamed person on the phone. except that the unnamed person didn't instruct her to put it on her website, he told her to put it on the application! STUPID!
in the end, the planning commissioners said the RESIDENTIALLY zoned property in the old west ranch was not appropriate for her COMMERCIAL permit. TIA has the right to file an appeal within the next 14 days and the planning commission encouraged TIA to have an environmental impact study done ($80K).