The owners of the Rosemont Plaza shopping center on Kiefer Boulevard deserved a lot of thanks in 1994, according to a then-state senator.
In April of that year, State Sen. Patrick Johnston wrote a letter to Los Altos-based Vintage Property Management and Elie Alcheck thanking the company for donating space to a Sacramento County Sheriff's Department service center.
"Vintage Properties' contribution of rental space has helped make the service center possible for the Rosemont community," Johnston wrote. "The Rosemont Sheriff's Service Center will provide a central location for the components of the Community Oriented Policing program."
The letter is included in materials submitted to the Sacramento County Board of Supervisors ahead of a scheduled hearing Tuesday to discuss whether the shopping center's owners behind Rosemont Plaza.
[Editor's note: A county staffer said last week that the hearing would be postponed, but it still appears on the official agenda for Tuesday's board meeting. at Rosemont High School to discuss the issue.]
It's possible the letter is being included in the discussion to show the property owners' involvement in the Rosemont community, as during a hearing last month. But that sheriff's service station has been closed for more than a decade and the space where it was located is currently vacant.
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Rosemont, what do you make of this letter from 1994? Does it show that the owners of Rosemont Plaza are willing to work with the community, or are the owners trying to capitalize on good will from 18 years ago? Post your thoughts in the comments below.