What They're Saying: Luis Alejo

"These future soccer fields will keep our youth busy after school, ensure they are exercising, facilitate mentorship through their coaches and bring families out to support their children. With the gun violence that continues taking the lives of our local youth and with these new soccer fields, we can soon proclaim that nothing stops a bullet like a game of soccer."

-- Monterey County board of supervisors chairman Luis Alejo after it gave the non-profit Salinas Regional Sports Authority approval to begin fundraising for a $6 million soccer complex. Salinas has had the highest homicide rate in California. (The Californian)
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