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Wednesday, August 15, 2018

SMMC-MRCA 6/6/2018 to 8/8/2018

Some More L.A. Mountains Parkland Deals Taken from the agendas for LA Mountain preservation agencies from June 6th to August 8th, 2018

Legend for Shading:
PARKS
THREATS TO PARKS


BALLONA WETLANDS:

plans and specifications for the Ballona Creek Regional Gateway project, unincorporated Los Angeles County. [Staff Report] [Attachment] MRCA 6/6/2018

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MALIBU:

Near Leo Carrillo State Beach: trail easement associated with Coastal Development Permit No. 05-143 (Bugbee), incorporated and unincorporated Malibu. [ [Staff Report] [Map] MRCA 6/6/2018

Along Coastal Slope Trail: acquisition of APN 4453-027-008 (approximately 2.9 acres) in Carbon Canyon, unincorporated Los Angeles County. [Staff Report] [Map] MRCA 8/8/2018

Big Rock beach: transfer to SMMC from State Parks of an 0.28-acre beachfront property at 20516 Pacific Coast Highway and an 0.15-acre beachfront property at 19812 Pacific Coast Highway, City of Malibu. [Staff Report] [Map 1] [Map 2] SMMC 7/23/2018

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LA CITY PORTION OF SM MOUNTAINS:

Mandeville Canyon: acquisition of an approximate 1.5-acre parcel (APN 4490-019-002) [Staff Report] [Map] MRCA 8/8/2018

Sherman Oaks: acquisition of APNs 2274-025-033 and 034 (approximately 0.53 acres) . [Staff Report] [Map] MRCA 8/8/2018

Bulwer Drive in Laurel Canyon, acquire five contiguous parcels (APNs 5565-029-011, -012, -013, -014, and -015) comprising approximately 0.64 acres [Staff Report] [Map] MRCA 8/8/2018

Santa Inez canyon: comment letter to the California Coastal Commission on Case No. A-5-PPL-18-0035, 1525 Palisades Drive, Pacific Palisades. [Staff Report] [Attachment 1] [Attachment 2] SMMC 7/23/2018

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ALTADENA:

improvements to the La ViƱa open space dedication and public trails adjacent to Millard Canyon, [Map] MRCA 6/6/2018[Staff Report] [Map ] SMMC 7/23/2018

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SEPULVEDA BASIN:

Sepulveda Basin River Recreation Zone project [Staff Report][Attachment] MRCA 6/6/2018 [Staff Report] [Attachment ] [Map ] SMMC 6/18/2018

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AGOURA AND CALABASAS:

acquire the 320 acre Triangle Ranch property, south of 101 freeway at Kanan Road:
[Staff Report] [Map] MRCA 6/6/2018; [Staff Report][Map 1] [Map 2] MRCA 7/11/2018;
[Staff Report][Attachment ] SMMC 7/23/2018; [Staff Report] [Attachment ] [Map ] SMMC 6/18/2018
--(Phase 4 purchase is for 150 acres)

Cooperative Agreement with Caltrans for the Liberty Canyon/Route 101 wildlife crossing. [Staff Report] [Attachment 1] [Attachment 2] MRCA 8/8/2018

comment letter to the City of Calabasas on proposed house at 24101 Dry Canyon Cold Creek Road, Cold Creek watershed, at Mulholland Highway [Comment Letter] [Map ] SMMC 7/23/2018

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EAST LA HILLS AND LA RIVER:

Montecito Heights: donation of an approximately 0.131-acre property, APN 5207-024-010, City of Los Angeles. [Staff Report] [Map] MRCA 7/11/2018

El Sereno: donation of approximately 2.44 acres, APNs 5307-004-016; 5307-007-008; 5307-007-012, City of Los Angeles. [Staff Report] [Map] MRCA 8/8/2018

Elysian Valley: grant of $578,000 in Proposition 1 funds to River LA for Rio Vistas project for three street end park entrances along the Los Angeles River in City of Los Angeles (at Clearwater Street, Coolidge Street and Newell Street). Total cost is $1.75 million; project will filter urban runoff from 5 acres [Staff Report] [Attachment 1] [Attachment 2] SMMC 7/23/2018
[Staff Report] [Attachment ] SMMC 6/18/2018

at 3 existing Elysian Valley mini-parks owned by the MRCA: Steelhead Park (Oros Street at LA River), Elysian Valley Gateway (Knox Avenue at LA River), and Rattlesnake Park (Fletcher Drive at LA River): grant of $471,000 to the National Audubon Society/Audubon Center at Debs Park for a Los Angeles River Pocket Park Habitat Enhancement and Anti-Displacement Project in City of Los Angeles. [Staff Report] [Attachment 1] [Attachment 2] [Attachment 3] [Attachment 4] [Attachment 5] [Attachment 6] [Attachment 7] SMMC 6/18/2018

Confluence Park Phase II Pre-Improvement Planning, City of Los Angeles [Staff Report] [Attachment SMMC 6/18/2018

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EAST SAN FERNANDO VALLEY:

Lopez and Pacoima Canyons: acquisition of APNs 2581-013-005 and 2581-012-006 (approximately 7.7 acres) [Staff Report] [Map] MRCA 8/8/2018

52 acre former Verdugo Hills Golf Course property: authorizing (a) entering into an agreement with Snowball West Investments LP to acquire all or portions of APNs 2572-025-006 (0.1 acre), 2572-021-020 (30 acres) and 2572-021-016 (12 acres); (b) authorizing the acceptance of an open space dedication. [Staff Report] [Attachment 1] [Attachment 2] [Map] MRCA 8/8/2018

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VENTURA COUNTY:

adopting Tierra Rejada Valley Habitat Linkage Hub Planning Map. [Map 1] [Map 2] SMMC 7/23/2018

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SANTA CLARITA VALLEY:

Presentation by developer of Tesoro Del Valle Project for proposed 820 home project on 1274 acres in unincorporated Santa Clarita Valley, (Wayside and San Francisquito Canyons). [Staff Report] [Attachment 1] [Attachment 2] [Attachment 3] [Attachment 4] SMMC 7/23/2018

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WCB 8/2018: Almost 10,000 acres of wildlife habitat to be saved August 30th

More info: CA Wildlife Conservation Board meeting 8/30/2018
THE STATE BOARD IS CONSIDERING PLANS TO FUND THESE LAND PURCHASES:

Crescent City marsh, 133 acres

Garibaldi Ranch land exchange, swap of 336 acres owned by the State for 226 acres owned by the Pacific Flyway Fund, in the Suisun Marsh in Solano County

East Contra Costa 72 acres, in the Diablo Range Mountains

Morongo Basin, 247 acres, in San Bernardino County

El Dorado Ranch phase 3, in El Dorado County, 1018 acres

Triangle Ranch, 70 acres in LA County, south of Agoura Hills



AND THESE DEVELOPMENT RIGHTS PURCHASES:

San Mateo County, 160 acre CE

Indian Creek, near Whitethorn in Mendocino County, 2703 acre CE

Laursen Outback Preserve, near Auburn in Placer County, 333 acres

Pacific Union College Forest in Angwin in Napa, County 864 acre CE


Willow Creek, near town of Paicines in San Benito County, 4459 acre CE




CA Coastal Land Preservation update

State To Buy Development Rights at Sonoma Coast Redwoods



Located on the south fork of the Gualala River in north Sonoma County: the CA Coastal Conservancy granted $750,000 to the Sonoma County Agricultural Preservation and Open Space District to acquire conservation and public trail easements over the approximately 1,620 acre parcel known as Rips Redwoods Property in coastal Sonoma County. (Coastal Conservancy 5/11/2018)

Monday, May 21, 2018

SMMC-MRCA 5/2/2018 to 5/21/2018

News from LA Mountain parks--18 Acre Addition to Wild Park in Chatsworth

This parcel connects LA City's Chatsworth Nature Preserve and state properties in Woolsey Canyon and Dayton Canyon

BOX CANYON/CHATSWORTH PARK PURCHASE: acquire approximately 18.43 acres (APN 2017-005-033) in Box Canyon, Simi Hills, unincorporated Los Angeles County. [Staff Report] [Resolution] [Map ] MRCA 5/2/2018


HOLLYWOOD HILLS DEVELOPMENT: Construction of House surrounded by Runyan Canyon Park: comment letter to the City of Los Angeles on the Notice of Preparation for 3003 Runyon Canyon Road project adjacent to Runyon Canyon Park, City of Los Angeles. [Comment Letter] [Resolution] [Attachment 1] [Attachment 2] [Map] SMMC 5/21/2018

MALIBU: Puerco Canyon Park: 80 parking spaces and 25 tent pad sites, restrooms
contract with Aspen Environmental Group for environmental planning services for the Cameron Nature Preserve at Puerco Canyon, unincorporated Los Angeles County. [Staff Report] [Resolution] [Attachment] MRCA 5/2/2018

SANTA CLARITA: Mentryville water line-- non-public portion of Pico Canyon Road, unincorporated Los Angeles County. [Staff Report] [Resolution] [Attachment 1] [Attachment 2-MAP] MRCA 5/2/2018

FY 18/19 MRCA Workprogram. [Staff Report] [Resolution] [Map ] MRCA 5/2/2018

CHATSWORTH: agreement with Foremost Companies (Forestar Chatsworth) to transfer a water tank and temporary grading easement on APNs 2821-019-907; 2819-011-904; 905; 906, and 2819-013-903 for the Deerlake Ranch Project, in exchange for water delivery improvements to adjacent MRCA property, funding for oak tree tank screening, and other compensation, unincorporated Chatsworth area. [Staff Report] [Resolution] [Attachment 1] [Attachment 2] [Map 1] [Map 2] MRCA 5/2/2018

AGOURA: resolution adding Ladyface Mountain – East to Conservancy acquisition workprogram. [Staff Report] [Resolution] [Map] SMMC 5/21/2018

NORTH OF DOWNTOWN LA: capital improvements at Elysian Valley (L.A. River) Gateway Park, City of Los Angeles. [Staff Report] [Resolution] [Attachment ] [Map ] SMMC 5/21/2018

RESEDA: improvements at the Caballero Creek Park project, City of Los Angeles, at LA River. [Staff Report] [Resolution] [Attachment] [Map] SMMC 5/21/2018

Saturday, April 28, 2018

WCB 5/2018: CA to Buy North LA County River Campground to Connect parks

About 30,000 Acres of CA Forests and Habitat to Be Saved in May


HIGHLIGHT: The State board will fund the buy-out of a 51 acre KOA campground which is a key connection in the Pacific Crest Trail in LA County, and its acquisition would bridge a gap between two portions of Angeles National Forest. Over twenty-four acres of critical habitat for the federally-listed arroyo toad would be permanently protected in public ownership; along with other federally- and state-listed species.The Mountains Recreation and Conservation Authority has tentatively agreed to assume ownership once the property is acquired.

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Meeting of CA WILDLIFE CONSERVATION BOARD (WCB)
May 24, 2018, 10:00 a.m.

Preliminary Agendas:
SUMMARY:

SAN MATEO COUNTY: 160 ACRES OF DEVELOPMENT RIGHTS
TULARE/KERN COUNTIES: 36 ACRES
SAN BERNARDINO COUNTY DESERT: 367 ACRES
SISKIYOU COUNTY: 5849 ACRES PLUS DEVELOPMENT RIGHTS OF 1346 ACRRES
MENDOCINO COUNTY: 23,681 ACRES
SOUTH LAKE TAHOE: 359 ACRES
NORTH LA COUNTY IN SOLEDAD CANYON: 51 ACRES
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DETAILS, SO FAR:

Restoration of 3000 acre Sanhedrin Ranch, owned by Trust For Public Land, in Mendocino National Forest (approximately 9000 acres of the ranch is still privately owned)

#8, Sinnott Parcel, near Pescadero in San Mateo County
$75,000 from WCB to CADFW to buy 160 acre conservation easement


#9, Allensworth Ecological Reserve, Expansion 58-68, in Tulare and Kern Counties
purchase of 36 acres in fee by CADFW with a WCB grant of $61,000


#10, Morongo Basin and Expansion 1, San Bernardino County
A WCB grant of $186,000 to Mojave Desert Land Trust to buy 367 acres in fee


#13, McCloud Soda Springs Working Forest, in Siskiyou County
A WCB grant of $610,000 to the Pacific Forest Trust to buy a 1346 acre forest conservation easement; CalTrans is also contributing money
DETAILS:


#14, Shasta Big Springs Fee Acquisition, near Montague, in Siskiyou County
A WCB grant of $2.44 million to CADFW to buy 5849 acres in fee


#15, Lyme Redwoods Company, Ten Mile River, near Fort Bragg in Mendocino County
WCB grant of $4.48 million to the Nature Conservancy to buy a 23,681 acre forest conservation easement. Also providing funding are CalFire, The State Coastal Conservancy, and the California Natural Resources Agency.


#18, Fay Canyon Wildlife Area Expansion 1 - Jobs Peak Ranch/Barber Creek, near South Lake Tahoe in Alpine County
WCB grant of $1.4 million to CADFW to buy 359 acres in fee


#19, Robin's Nest riverside campground, along Santa Clara River in north Los Angeles County.
A WCB grant of $1.6 million to the Trust For Public Land to buy 51 acres in fee, in cooperation with the Santa Monica Mountains Conservancy

Monday, April 23, 2018

Big Purchase by City of Malibu on 4/23 18 Council agenda

Malibu City to Buy 29 Acres Along PCH From Perenchio Estate

The $42 Million buyout will prevent commercial development of prime land in developed Malibu

https://www.malibucity.org/AgendaCenter/ViewFile/Item/3217?fileID=4306

The Perenchio estate owns a total of 70 acres in Malibu:
https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2017-11-02/perenchio-estate-selling-malibu-land-and-hoping-for-150-million

NOT PART OF THE DEAL: 25 acres zoned to allow houses on the inland side of PCH immediately west of Trancas Canyon road
http://www.latimes.com/business/realestate/hot-property/la-fi-hotprop-perenchio-malibu-portfolio-20171106-story.html


BELOW: The 19 acre parcel being purchased on the beach side of PCH between Kanan Dume Road and Heathercliff

BELOW: 10 acres being bought in Malibu Civic Center

Wednesday, April 11, 2018

SMMC-MRCA 3/7/2018 to 4/4/2018

More of Calabasas Peak Will Likely be saved soon: LA Mountain Park Deals

HIGHLIGHTS:
--101 acres on Calabasas Peak
--91 acres in Malibu's Carbon Canyon
--a new way into Malibu's Escondido Falls


Taken from agendas for the Santa Monica Mountains Conservancy and the Mountains Recreation Conservation Authority,  March 7 to April 4, 2018


IN MALIBU:

Oceanfront, East of Malibu Bluffs park: acceptance of a fee title transfer from the State Coastal Conservancy for an approximately 0.23-acre public beach access property, APN 4458-009-900, City of Malibu. [Staff Report] [Resolution] [Map ] MRCA 3/7/2018

CARBON CANYON: (a) authorizing an application for Environmental Enhancement and Mitigation Program (EEMP) grant funds for the Carbon Canyon 91 Acres Acquisition Project, (b) entering into a grant agreement, and (c) authorizing the acquisition of the parcels (APNs 4453-005-081, -082, -083, -084, -085, -086, and -087) in Carbon Canyon, unincorporated Los Angeles County. [Staff Report] [Resolution] [Map 1] [Map 2] MRCA 3/7/2018

CALABASAS PEAK: (a) entering into an option and purchase agreement for approximately 101 acres (APNs 4455-005-020, 4455-008-002 and 4455-008-003), (b) an option payment and deposit, and (c) the acquisition of said parcels, Calabasas Peak area, unincorporated Los Angeles County. [Staff Report] [Resolution] [Attachment ] [Map ] MRCA 3/7/2018

ECSCONDIDO FALLS: Via Escondido Public Access Improvements, City of Malibu. [Staff Report] [Resolution] [Attachment] [Map] SMMC 3/26/2018

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AGOURA HILLS:

TRIANGLE RANCH PURCHASE:
--resolution amending Resolution No. 17-184 authorizing acquiring all or a portion of the subject property (APNs 2061-031-019; 2063-005-013; 2063-006-022 & 023; 2063-036-001) pursuant to a promissory note secured by a deed of trust, unincorporated Los Angeles County and City of Agoura Hills. [Staff Report] [Resolution] [Map ] MRCA 3/16/2018
--resolution (a) amending Santa Monica Mountains Conservancy Work Program to expand Significant Ecological Area No. 6, Las Virgenes SW Ridge to include Medea Creek riparian area and (b) adopting a project plan for the Triangle Ranch property (apns 2061-031-019, 2063-005-013, 2063-006-022, 023, and 2063-036-001), unincorporated Los Angeles County and City of Agoura Hills. [Staff Report] [Resolution] [Attachment ] [Attachment 2] SMMC 3/22/2018

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SIMI HILLS:

authorizing (a) acceptance of a conservation easement over approximately 324 acres within the approximately 1500 acres of Runkle Canyon Open Space proposed to be held by the Rancho Simi Recreation and Park District, and (b) acceptance of associated monitoring funds, Runkle Canyon, Simi Valley. [Staff Report] [Resolution] [Map 1] [Map 2] MRCA 4/4/2018

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NORTH LA COUNTY:

comment letter to the County of Los Angeles regarding Supplemental Draft Environmental Impact Report for the proposed Tesoro Del Valle Project (Revised Vesting Tentative Tract Map No. TR51644-1, sch No. 2016101032), Santa Clarita Valley, unincorporated County of Los Angeles. [Comment Letter] [Resolution] [Map 1] [Map 2] [Map 3 SMMC 3/26/2018

acceptance of a conservation easement over approximately 78 acres of APNs 3210-014-024, -026, -033, and 3210-017-063, and (b) acceptance of associated monitoring funds, Bee Canyon, unincorporated Los Angeles County. [Staff Report] [Resolution] [Map 1] [Map 2] MRCA 4/4/2018

Deerlake Highlands: resolution declaring intention to establish Community Facilities District 2018-1 (Santa Susana Mountains) and authorize the levy of special taxes within said Community Facilities District. [Staff Report] [Resolution] [Attachment] [Map] MRCA 3/7/2018


Tuesday, April 10, 2018

SCC 3/2018: A few coastal projects get State $$

State Coastal Conservancy Board actions in March 2018

Study on how sea level rise will affect future wetland restoration projects: disburse up to $46,949 to the Aquatic Science Center to augment the previously authorized marsh migration studies for the Southern California Wetlands Recovery Project Regional Strategy in Santa Barbara, Ventura, Los Angeles, Orange, and San Diego counties

disburse up to $61,075 to the Smith River Alliance to prepare pre-acquisition studies to protect 22 acres of coastal wetlands and fish and wildlife habitat with a conservation easement on the Goodwin Pond Property, Smith River estuary, Del Norte County.

disburse up to $400,000 to the Land Conservancy of San Luis Obispo County for acquisition of the 45 acre San Luis Obispo Creek Farms in the lower San Luis Obispo Creek watershed.

Full meeting agenda: http://scc.ca.gov/2018/03/08/coastal-conservancy-public-meeting-in-oakland-march-22/

Wednesday, February 14, 2018

SCC 11/2017 to 1/2018: SLO Ranch saved by Coastal Conservancy, another deal is delayed

SCC 1/18/2018 meeting

Consideration and possible Conservancy authorization to disburse up to $750,000 to the Sonoma County Agricultural Preservation and Open Space District to acquire conservation and public trail easements over the approximately 1,620-acre parcel known as the Rips Redwoods Property in coastal Sonoma County. REMOVED FROM AGENDA



SCC 11/30/2017 meeting

Consideration and possible authorization to disburse up to $750,000 to The Land Conservancy of San Luis Obispo County for the acquisition of a conservation easement on the 1,779-acre Hill Ranch in northern San Luis Obispo County.

WCB 11/2017 to 2/2018: Some New Purchases by the CA Wildlife Board

WCB MEETING 2017 -11
the full story on each deal:

#7. City of Arcata, Lima Conservation Easement Humboldt County $0
located in the City of Arcata, Humboldt County.
Grantee: CALFIRE/CDF gets CE; City of Arcata owns fee title, bought with CALFIRE grant
Grantor: acceptance of a conservation easement over 20+ acres
WCB 2017-11

#8. Snowcreek VIII Mitigation Mono County $0 ; To consider the acceptance of a conservation easement. The Easement satisfies a mitigation requirement of a grading permit issued to the Snowcreek Development Company and is located in the Town of Mammoth Lakes in Mono County.
Grantee: CDFW
Grantor: no-cost, acceptance of a CE over 15± acres from the Town of Mammoth Lakes
WCB 2017-11

#9. Wheeler Ridge, Expansion 6, Mono County $305,000
located near the community of Swall Meadows, near Mammoth Lakes
Grantee: California Department of Fish and Wildlife
Grantor: WCB $275,000 to buy in fee 10± acres
WCB 2017-11

#10. Rancho Jamul Ecological Reserve, Expansion 3 San Diego County $25,000
located near the community of Jamul
Grantee: CDFW
Grantor: WCB $10,000 to buy in fee 40± acres, land appraised at $150,000
WCB 2017-11

#11 Rancho Jamul Ecological Reserve, Expansion 4, San Diego County $0 ; To consider the of land by the California Department of Fish and Wildlife as an expansion to CDFW’s Rancho Jamul Ecological Reserve to satisfy a mitigation requirement due to the State Route 94 highway safety improvement and widening project, located near the community of Jamul in San Diego County.
Grantee: CDFW
Grantor: no-cost, acceptance of 3± acres
WCB 2017-11

#12. County of San Diego Multiple Species Conservation Plan 2015 (Brown) San Diego County $83,850; located near the City of Santee in San Diego County.
Grantee: Endangered Habitats Conservancy
Grantor: USFWS $137,000 and WCB $73,850 for fee title to 9± acres
WCB 2017-11

#15. San Joaquin River Parkway (County of Madera) Madera County $340,000
located near the City of Fresno
Grantee: CDFW to transfer to SJRC
Grantor: WCB $310,000 to buy in fee 12± acres
WCB 2017-11


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WCB MEETING ON 2/22/2018:

the full story on each deal:


7. East Contra Costa County HCP/NCCP (Roddy Ranch Golf Course) Contra Costa County $1,065,250
located in the city of Antioch, Contra Costa County.
Grantee: ECCCHC to get fee title to 230 acres
Grantor: WCB $1.05M, USFWS $880,000, EBRPD $20,000

11. Hunter Ranch forest, Humboldt County $3,030,000
located near the communities of Maple Creek and Bridgeville in Humboldt County.
Grantee: Northcoast Regional Land Trust
Grantor: WCB $3 M for 15,682± acres conservation easement

13. Palisades Ranch, Mojave River, San Bernardino County $1,270,000
located near the community of Helendale in San Bernardino County.
Grantee: Mojave Desert Land Trust
Grantor: WCB $1.24M, USFWS $1.3M to buy 1640 acres in fee

14. Big Tujunga Wash, Los Angeles County $800,000
located near Sunland in Los Angeles County.
Grantee: MRCA
Grantor: SMMC $3.5M, WCB $800,00 and LA County $140,000 to buy 111 acres in fee

15. Los Angeles River-Taylor Yard G2 Expansion 1, Los Angeles County $5,015,000
at Taylor Yard located 4 miles north of downtown Los Angeles.
Grantee: SMMC/MRCA
Grantor: WCB $5M, SMMC $1.9M for 3 acre easement

16. Palo Verde Ecological Reserve, Expansion 4 (Crescent Shores) Riverside County $1,885,000
located north of the city of Blythe in Riverside County and will provide future wildlife oriented public use opportunities.
Grantee: CA DFW
Grantor: USFWS/Pitman Robertson: $5.5M and WCB $1.835M to buy 328 acres in fee


SMMC-MRCA 10/4/2017 to 2/7/2018

More Land for North Santa Monica Mountains Cougar Park: Over 400 Acres of Parkland to Be Bought Along the 101 Freeway

Plus smaller parcels in Big Tujunga Canyon, Wilson Canyon/Sylmar and Soledad Canyon

Taken from agendas for the Santa Monica Mountains Conservancy and the Mountains Recreation and Conservation Authority from Oct 2017 to early February 2018




Color coding:
parkland purchase
access rights or right to develop
development projects


AGOURA, LIBERTY CANYON, CALABASAS

acquire approximately 98 acres for $200,000, in the Liberty Canyon/Malibu Creek watershed; APN 2061-015-005, authorizing the use of mitigation funds for partial acquisition, City of Agoura Hills. [Staff Report] [Map 1] [Map 2] MRCA 2/7/2018
[Staff Report] [Attachment ] [Map ] [Map 2] SMMC 12/11/2017
[Staff Report] [Map] MRCA 11/1/2017

acquisition of a portion of the 320 acre Triangle Ranch Property, all or portions of apns 2061-031-019; 2063-005-013; 2063-006-022 & 023; 2063-036-001, Medea Creek area of unincorporated Los Angeles County. [Staff Report] [Resolution] [Attachment] SMMC 12/11/2017 [Staff Report] [Resolution] [Map] MRCA 11/1/2017
acceptance of a grant from the City of Agoura Hills ; owner: Sage Live Oak, LLC. [Staff Report] [Map] [Resolution] [Attachment] MRCA 11/1/2017

donation of approximately 200 acres, APN's 4472 001 016 & 4472 001 013, south of Westlake Village. [Staff Report] MRCA 12/6/2017 REMOVED FROM AGENDA

Liberty Canyon Wildlife Crossing; [Staff Report] [Resolution] [Attachment] MRCA 11/1/2017

comment letter on the Mitigated Negative Declaration (sch No. 2017091039) for the Liberty Canyon Wildlife Habitat Connectivity Project, City of Agoura Hills. [Comment Letter] [Resolution] [Attachment ] SMMC 10/23/2017

LIBERTY CANYON: Consideration of adoption of a Resolution of Necessity for the Acquisition in Eminent Domain of 0.27 acres of for Public Purposes, namely the property identified as Los Angeles County Assessor's Parcel No. 2064-006-001. [Staff Report] [Resolution] [Attachment ] [Map ] MRCA 2/7/2018

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MALIBU:

Santa Monica: acceptance of quitclaim deed for Zanuck property lateral public beach access located off of Pacific Coast Highway, in the City of Santa Monica and in Los Angeles County from Access for All. [Staff Report] MRCA 10/4/2017 [Resolution]

Topanga: acceptance of the offer to dedicate scenic easement and/or open space easement associated with Coastal Development Permit No. 4-93-206 (Stevens), incorporated and unincorporated Malibu. [Staff Report] [Resolution] [Map ] MRCA 2/7/2018

Topanga: acceptance of the offers to dedicate scenic easements and/or open space easements associated with Coastal Development Permit Nos. , 4-93-206 (Stevens), 4-96-167 (Simon T.), 4-94-111 (Laden), 4-97-113 (Eisenstein) and 4-97-073 (Keenan), incorporated and unincorporated Malibu. [Staff Report] [Resolution] [Map ] MRCA 12/6/2017

Las Flores Canyon: acceptance of the offer to dedicate trail easement associated with Coastal Development Permit No. 4-06-171-A1 (Connolly), Santa Monica Mountains. [Staff Report] [Resolution] [Map] MRCA 1/3/2018

Big Rock beach: acceptance from the County of Los Angeles of a public access easement at 20330 Pacific Coast Highway [Map 3], in the City of Malibu. [Staff Report] [Resolution] MRCA 12/6/2017

Big Rock/Las Flores Beach: acceptance of public access easements from the State Coastal Conservancy at 27348 and 27400 Pacific Coast Highway, City of Malibu. [Staff Report] [Resolution] [Map 1] Big Rock/Las Flores beach; MRCA 11/1/2017

Malibu Pier: acceptance from the County of Los Angeles of the fee transfer of a portion of a new proposed beach access stairway at Malibu Pier [Map ] , in the City of Malibu. [Staff Report] [Resolution] MRCA 12/6/2017

Lower Malibu Canyon: acceptance of the offers to dedicate scenic easements and/or open space easements associated with Coastal Development Permit Nos. 5-83-559 (Burton), [Staff Report] [Resolution] [Map ] MRCA 12/6/2017

Corral Canyon Trailhead at PCH improvements, City of Malibu. [Staff Report] [Resolution] [Attachment ] [Map ] SMMC 12/11/2017
Corral Parking Lot improvements. [Staff Report] [Resolution] MRCA 11/1/2017

Point Dume: acceptance from the County of Los Angeles of a public access and viewing easement at 6800 Westward Beach Road [Map 2] in the City of Malibu. [Staff Report] [Resolution] MRCA 12/6/2017

Escondido Beach: acceptance from the State Coastal Conservancy: (a) fee title transfer of apns 4451-003-900 and 4451-004-900, totaling approximately 0.51 acre and (b) public access easements located on the properties at 27910 and 27920 Pacific Coast Highway, City of Malibu. [Staff Report] [Resolution] [Map 1] [Map 2] SMMC 12/11/2017

Escondido Beach: acceptance of public access easements associated with the existing Escondido Beach Accessway from the State Coastal Conservancy at 27420 Pacific Coast Highway, City of Malibu. [Staff Report] [Resolution] [Map ] MRCA 12/6/2017

Escondido Beach: acceptance of public access easements from the State Coastal Conservancy at 20802 Pacific Coast Highway, City of Malibu. [Staff Report] [Resolution] [Map 2] Escondido Beach, MRCA 11/1/2017

acceptance of the offer to dedicate trail easement associated with Coastal Development Permit No. 4-40-110 (Foy), incorporated and unincorporated Malibu. [Staff Report] MRCA 12/6/2017 REMOVED FROM AGENDA

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LA CITY SM MTS

GRIFFITH PARK: adopting Griffith Park Area Habitat Linkage Planning Map, City of Los Angeles. [Staff Report] [Resolution] [Map ] SMMC 12/11/2017

STUDIO CITY: acceptance of conservation easement over portions of APN 2425-011-001 (3585 Multiview Drive), an approximately 0.8-acre area, in the Mulholland Scenic Corridor to Cahuenga Pass area, City of Los Angeles. [Staff Report] [Resolution] [Map ] MRCA 2/7/2018

STUDIO CITY: acceptance of conservation easement on APN 2429-004-046, approximately 0.1-acres, in the Mulholland Scenic Corridor, City of Los Angeles. [Staff Report] [Resolution] [Map ] MRCA 2/7/2018

STUDIO CITY: acquisition of APNs 2381-006-012 and 013 (approximately 3.3 acres) along the San Fernando Valley side of Laurel Canyon Boulevard and (b) acceptance of private funds for option payments and to complete said acquisition, City of Los Angeles. [Staff Report] [Resolution] [Map 1] [Map 2] MRCA 12/6/2017

LAUREL CANYON 17 ACRES: grant of a conservation easement to a non-profit entity over APN 5562-006-020 in Laurel Canyon, City of Los Angeles. [Staff Report] [Resolution] [Map ] MRCA 2/7/2018

STUDIO CITY: acceptance of donation of portions of APNs 2384-013-023, and 024 (3619 and 3623 Goodland Drive), approximately 0.4 acres, in the Mulholland Scenic Corridor and Coldwater Canyon watershed, City of Los Angeles. [Staff Report] [Resolution] [Map ] MRCA 2/7/2018

LAUREL CANYON: authorize additional Community Facilities District funding for ten Bulwer Drive parcels, Laurel Canyon, City of Los Angeles. [Staff Report] [Resolution] [Map] [Attachment] MRCA 1/3/2018, [Staff Report] [Resolution] [Map] [Attachment 1] [Attachment 2] MRCA 11/1/2017

BEVERLY GLEN CANYON: acceptance of a 1 acre donation of APNs 4371-016-010; 4371-019-013; 4371-032-007; 4380-030-005, Beverly Glen, City of Los Angeles. [Staff Report] [Resolution] [Map ] MRCA 12/6/2017

BEL AIR: amending Resolution Nos. 10-20 and 10-37 regarding the Transfer of Jurisdiction of easements and fee simple areas on apns 4377-001-901 and 903 to the California Department of Transportation for already constructed elements of the 405 freeway in the Sepulveda Pass, City of Los Angeles. [Staff Report] [Resolution] [Attachment 1] [Attachment 2] [Attachment 3] [Attachment 4] [Attachment 5] [Map 1] [Map 2] SMMC 10/23/2017

BEL AIR: exercise for first right of refusal on City-owned surplus property pursuant to Public Resource Code Section 33207(b) on apn 4369-007-900 located at 11381 W. Chalon Road, City of Los Angeles. [Staff Report] [Resolution] [Map 1] [Map 2] [Map 3]
SMMC 10/23/2017

BRENTWOOD: acceptance of donation of APNs 4491-004-005 and 4491-005-019, approximately 3-acres, adjacent Westridge Canyonback Wilderness Park in Mandeville Canyon, City of Los Angeles. [Staff Report] [Resolution] [Map ] MRCA 12/6/2017

PACIFIC PALISADES: Temescal Gateway Park improvements, City of Los Angeles. [Staff Report] [Resolution] [Attachment ] [Map ] SMMC 12/11/2017

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NORTH LA COUNTY:

acceptance of a donation of approximately 20 acres of land, APN 3056-016-030, Acton area, unincorporated Los Angeles County. [Staff Report] [Resolution] [Map ] MRCA 2/7/2018

SAND CANYON: comment letter to the City of Santa Clarita regarding the Notice of Preparation for the Draft Environmental Impact Report for the proposed Mancara Residential Project (Master Case No. 06-349; sch 2006041029), City of Santa Clarita. [Comment Letter] [Resolution] [Map] SMMC 1/22/2018

Robin's Nest: acceptance of APNs 3209-008-012, 013 and 016 (approximately 33-acres) and maintenance funding from the Trust for Public Land, Soledad Canyon, unincorporated Los Angeles County. [Staff Report] [Resolution] [Map 1] [Map 2] MRCA 10/4/2017

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SANTA SUSANA MOUNTAINS:

comment letter to the City of Los Angeles regarding the Revised Draft Environmental Impact Report for the proposed Hidden Creeks Estates Project (Case No. env-2005-6657- eir; sch No. 2006031049) in Browns Canyon, unincorporated County of Los Angeles. [Resolution] [Attachment 1] [Attachment 2] [Attachment 3] [Attachment 4] [Attachment 5] [Attachment 6] [Attachment 7] [Attachment 8] [Map ] [Comment Letter] SMMC 12/11/2017

Discussion of potential Community Facilities District for Deerlake Ranch subdivision, Browns and Devil Canyons, unincorporated Los Angeles County. [Staff Report] [Attachment] [Map 1] [Map 2] MRCA 11/1/2017

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EAST SAN FERNANDO VALLEY:

acquire approximately 111 acres (APNs 2552-001-003, 004, 005, 010 and 011; 2552-002-003, 004, 009, 010, 012, 013, and 014) in Big Tujunga Canyon, along Big Tujunga Canyon Road, City of Los Angeles. [Staff Report] [Resolution] [Map] [Attachment] MRCA 1/3/2018 [Staff Report] [Resolution] [Map ] SMMC 1/22/2018

acquire APN 2581-003-001 (approximately 20 acres), Wilson Canyon, unincorporated Los Angeles County. Negotiators: Joseph T. Edmiston and Howard Bannister. [Resolution] [Map] [Staff Report] MRCA 11/1/2017

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BALLONA WETLANDS:

Consideration of resolution authorizing a support letter to the California Department of Fish and Wildlife for the Ballona Wetlands Restoration Project. [Staff Report] [Resolution] [Letter] SMMC 1/22/2018 BOARD REJECTED ENDORSING THE PROJECT

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LA RIVER, DOWNTOWN LA

acquisition of a multipurpose easement over an approximately 3.22 acre portion of APN 5442-002-823, owned by the City of Los Angeles, located adjacent to the Los Angeles River in Glassell Park. [Staff Report] [Resolution] [Map 1] [Map 2] MRCA 2/7/2018
acquisition of easement rights over a portion of apn 5442-002-823 and planning purposes for the G2 project, adjacent to the Los Angeles River, Glassell Park neighborhood, City of Los Angeles. [Attachment ] [Map ] [Map 2] [Staff Report] [Resolution] SMMC 12/11/2017

comment letter to the City of Los Angeles regarding the Draft Environmental Impact Report for the proposed 920 home, 8 acre Elysian Park Lofts Project (Case No. env-2016-4064- eir; sch 2017111011) in Chinatown, City of Los Angeles. [Staff Report] [Resolution] [Comment Letter] [Attachment] [Map] SMMC 1/22/2018

Consideration of resolution authorizing a Proposition 1 Urban Creek grant to The Nature Conservancy for a stormwater capture and habitat enhancement project on the Los Angeles River. [Staff Report] [Resolution] [Attachment 1] [Attachment 2] [Attachment 3] SMMC 1/22/2018