BANNING RANCH CONSERVANCY MEDIA RELEASES
Newport Beach, California—The preservation of the Banning Ranch property is one step closer to its funding goal now that the United States Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS), through the Department of the Interior, has awarded $11 million toward the acquisition of 384-acres of coastal land in Newport Beach. With the Section 6 grant now confirmed, […]
On Saturday evening, November 2nd, the Banning Ranch Conservancy celebrated the 20th anniversary of the effort to save Banning Ranch at a gala in Newport Beach. At the end of the festive evening, Frank and Joann Randall, a Newport Beach couple known for their contributions to environmental causes and open space preservation, announced a new donation of $50 million dollars to acquire Banning Ranch ...
The Banning Ranch Conservancy, a local non-profit organization dedicated to preserving Banning Ranch as permanent public open space, won its lawsuit in a unanimous decision of the California Supreme Court. The suit challenged the Newport Beach City Council's approval of its Environmental Impact Report (EIR) and its approval of the Newport Banning Ranch project.
Newport Beach, CA. On Wednesday, October 7, the California Coastal Commission convenes at the Long Beach Convention Center for a permit hearing on proposed residential and commercial development of the 400 acre Banning Ranch in Newport Beach, CA; several hundred local residents will attend to protest approval of the high density development.
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.
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.
The Banning Ranch Conservancy, a local non-profit organization dedicated to preserving Banning Ranch as permanent public open space, has filed a lawsuit challenging the Newport Beach City Council's recent approval of the Newport Banning Ranch project.