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Tuesday, March 31, 2015

From the Angeles Sierra Club blog, Oct. 2014 to March 2015.....

An Update on the Few Unsettled Eco Hot-Spots Left in L.A. and Orange County


IN ORANGE COUNTY:

BANNING RANCH IN NEWPORT BEACH: one of the last unsettled development battles in the OC

3/2015
Removal of native habitat at Banning Ranch halted
http://angeles2.sierraclub.org/news/blog/2015/03/removal_native_habitat_banning_ranch_halted

2/2015
You can help save Banning Ranch in Orange County
http://angeles2.sierraclub.org/news/blog/2015/02/you_can_help_save_banning_ranch_orange_county


12/2014
Sierra Club urging Coastal Commission to protect Banning Ranch
http://angeles2.sierraclub.org/news/blog/2014/12/sierra_club_urging_coastal_commission_protect_banning_ranch
Violations of the California Coastal Act is damaging one of the last coastal open space sites in Orange County.

http://www.banningranchconservancy.org/habitat.html

MAP: http://banningranchconservancy.org/geofeatures.html

http://banningranchconservancy.org/development-Plan.html
(the land owners propose to build 1375 homes and a 75 room hotel/resort plus 75,000 square feet of commercial space on 97.5 acres out of the 401 total acres site. The remaining 300 acres would be preserved as open space)

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3/2015
A long-awaited (and deserved) land victory in Orange County. Who cares why it happened?
http://angeles2.sierraclub.org/news/blog/2015/03/long_awaited_and_deserved_land_victory_orange_county_who_cares_why_it_happened
On the end of Irvine Ranch Company's plans for East Orange and Gypsum Canyon

MORE ON THIS ISSUE:
http://rare-earth-news.blogspot.com/2014/08/irvine-company-donates-2400-acres-to.html



1/2015
Sign our petition to protect Aliso Canyon in O.C.
http://angeles2.sierraclub.org/news/blog/2015/01/sign_our_petition_protect_aliso_canyon_oc
Help us protect Aliso Canyon and open the promised Trail to the Sea.


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IN LOS ANGELES COUNTY:

3/2015
Do you want to keep Griffith Park wild? New shuttle plan reopens roads in the park
http://angeles2.sierraclub.org/news/blog/2015/03/do_you_want_keep_griffith_park_wild_new_shuttle_plan_reopens_roads_park

12/2014
What's at stake if U2 musician is allowed to trash Malibu hillside
http://angeles2.sierraclub.org/news/blog/2014/12/whats_stake_if_u2_musician_allowed_trash_malibu_hillside
David Evans, a.k.a. the Edge, wants to build five mansions in a sensitive coastal area. Why is he tone deaf to the environmental impact?


10/2014
What's included in the new San Gabriel Mountains National Monument?
http://angeles2.sierraclub.org/news/blog/2014/10/whats_included_new_san_gabriel_mountains_national_monument
The 346,177-acre designation covers a little more than half of Angeles National Forest. Here's how you can help the new monument along.

10/2014
California's San Gabriel Mountains to be preserved as national monument
http://angeles2.sierraclub.org/news/blog/2014/10/californias_san_gabriel_mountains_be_preserved_national_monument


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