Category: Blog Posts

May 16, 2018May 18, 2018
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Scientists Focus on Cougar Corridors

Progress is being made at Liberty Canyon (and elsewhere) thanks to a focus on protecting the top predator (the cougar). Check out this great article in the LA Times on mountain lions and ways to resolve the tenuous connections that exist between Southern California natural lands. Read the Los Angeles Times article.

May 4, 2018May 4, 2018
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Guest Column on Commercialization of the Canyons

Attorney Gloria Sefton, co-founder of the Saddleback Canyons Conservancy, writes about the county supervisors’ bad decision for Santiago Canyon Road and the rural canyons. View the Foothill Sentry article.

May 4, 2018May 11, 2018
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SCAG Conference Photos

Every year Friends of Harbors, Beaches and Parks consultant Melanie Schlotterbeck attends the General Assembly offered by the Southern California Association of Governments. It is a time for governmental staff, elected officials, non-profits, consultants and more to get the latest information on land use, housing, and transportation policies. Check out a few event photos from...

May 4, 2018May 11, 2018
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SF Chronicle Supports Park Bond

San Francisco Chronicle supports the #Yeson68 campaign with an endorsement. As outlined in the article, the $4.1billion bond avoids “flashy and hot ticket items” and instead focuses on smaller more local park expenditures. Friends of Harbors, Beaches & Parks (FHBP) supports Prop 68…. and you should too! Read the San Francisco Chronicle article.

May 3, 2018May 4, 2018
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LA Times Endorses Prop 68

Friends of Harbors, Beaches & Parks (FHBP) has endorsed Proposition 68. It has been over a decade since the last Park Bond Act was passed. It’s long overdue and selling these bonds is within California’s means, says the Los Angeles Times Editorial Board. Read the Los Angeles Times article.