BANNING RANCH CONSERVANCY MEDIA RELEASES

2019

  • Conservancy receives $50 million donation for Banning Ranch acquisition

    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 ...

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2017

2015

2014

  • Public Invited to Join California Coastal Commission on Special Tour

    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.

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  • Banning Ranch Conservancy Town Hall

    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. 

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2013

  • Banning Ranch Conservancy Wins Lawsuit Against Newport Beach City Council

    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.

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2012