Memorial Garden To Honor Borderline Shooting Victims


IT’S BEEN ALMOST A YEAR SINCE 12 PEOPLE KILLED AT THE BORDERLINE BARR IN THOUSAND OAKS. PAT: THE CITY IS HONORING THE VICTIMS THAT THAT THE SHOOTING WITH A SPECIAL MEMORIAL. LIKE BENEDICT SHOWS US. REPORTER: AND UNMISTAKABLE HOME ALONG THIS USUALLY QUIET PATH. OVER THE FENCE, CREWS WORKED TO RESHAPE THE LANDSCAPE IN THE COMMUNITY AND WILL BE FOREVER CHANGED. THEY ROCKED OUR COMMUNITY TO THE COURT. REPORTER: TEN MONTHS AGO WHEN THE GUNMAN OPENED FIRE INSIDE THE BORDERLINE BAR & GRILL. TWELVE PEOPLE SHOT AND KILLED. ALTHOUGH MAKESHIFT MEMORIALS HAVE COME AND GONE, THE CITY WANTED TO BUILD A PLACE THAT WOULD LAST FOREVER. A PLACE TO HONOR THOSE WE NO LONGER HAVE WITH US AND KEEP IN OUR HEARTS AND MINDS FOREVER. REPORTER: WHEN IT’S FINISHED, THE HEALING GARDEN WILL INCLUDE 12 CONTINENTS, 12 MEMORIAL STONES AND THE 12 NAMES OF 12 MEMBERS OF THIS COMMUNITY FOREVER CONNECTED BY ONE MOMENT IN TIME. THE CITY’S MAYOR SAYS THE PARK IS FOR EVERYONE. IT’S A TIME TO COME AND FIND A QUIET MOMENT, THIS IS PEOPLE WHO EXPERIENCE THIS. REPORTER: THIS PRODUCT IS STARTED, THE CITY IS HOPING TO HAVE THE WHOLE THING FINISHED IN EIGHT WEEKS. OTHER COMMUNITIES WHO HAVE GONE THROUGH SOMETHING THIS DEVASTATING, EVEN YEARS LATER THEY DON’T HAVE A MEMORIAL PARK. CORPORATE SO THEY DIDN’T WAIT FOR PLANNING. THEY VOTED TO PAY A QUARTER MILLION DOLLARS FOR THE HEALING GARDEN. IF THEY THINK THAT’S EXPENSIVE, MY FEELING IS, GET OVER IT. WE DON’T WANT TO SEE THIS AGAIN. WE NEVER WANT TO FORGET IT.

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