Category: Blog Posts

May 19, 2017May 19, 2017
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RMV Developers Say “No” To Toll Road Options

In an interesting turn of events, the developers of Rancho Mission Viejo released a statement outlining that it can’t support ANY of the proposed alignments of the Foothill South (241 Toll Road). By way of background, the Transportation Corridor Agency is conducting a study right now to determine its options. Please consider getting involved. Read...

May 19, 2017May 19, 2017
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Settlement Agreement Receives Award

Did you know that Friends of Harbors, Beaches & Parks (FHBP) Consultant Melanie Schlotterbeck sits on a review panel that recommends recognition for great achievements in the SoCal region by agencies? The awards are highlighted through the Southern California Association of Governments (SCAG) at its annual General Assembly. Here is an example of a 2017...

May 18, 2017May 19, 2017
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Orange County Tree Ordinance

This is what Friends of Harbors, Beaches & Parks (FHBP) is working on!! Join us next Wednesday, May 24th at 1:30 PM. (10 Civic Center Plaza, Santa Ana) The OC Development Services/Planning Division will be submitting to the Orange County Planning Commission (PC) a request for authorization to initiate the development of a Tree Preservation...

May 12, 2017May 12, 2017
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Specific Plan Amendments Need Reversing

Residents continue to be concerned about the amendments made to the Foothill-Trabuco Specific Plan. Amendments made to the plan impact the entire plan, all to accommodate the 65-unit Saddle Crest project. Grading has started on the project site, which brings to light the amendments. Read the article in the Foothill Sentry.

May 12, 2017March 3, 2017
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Nature Walk at Mason – June 3rd

Join Friends of Harbors, Beaches and Parks on this Nature Walk at William R. Mason Regional Park. The hike is on Saturday, June 3rd from 9:00 AM – 10:30 AM. Not many people have taken the time to check out this 339 acre park located in Irvine. Mason Park has a little bit of everything....