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2014

  • Huntington Beach, CA - The California Coastal Commission is hosting a tour of the largest parcel of unprotected coastal open space remaining in Orange County. Known as Banning Ranch, the 401-acre stretch of land is located along Pacific Coast Highway between the cities of Newport Beach, Costa Mesa, and Huntington Beach. The public is invited to join this unique excursion, which takes place on Wednesday afternoon, June 11, 2014.

  • The Banning Ranch Conservancy will host a Town Hall meeting on Thursday, March 20th at the Costa Mesa Neighborhood Community Center to bring the public up to date on the ongoing efforts to save Banning Ranch from development.  Important new information will be shared!  Come, listen and learn the latest. 

2013

  • The Banning Ranch Conservancy, a local non-profit organization dedicated to preserving Banning Ranch as permanent public open space, won its lawsuit challenging the Newport Beach City Council's approval of the Newport Banning Ranch project. In July, 2012, the City Council approved the project proposed by developer Newport Banning Ranch LLC consisting of 1375 residences, a 75 room resort hotel and 75,000 square feet of commercial retail space.

2012