Category: Blog Posts

July 20, 2018July 20, 2018

Dana Point Harbor Plan, FHBP Questions Funding

Friends of Harbors, Beaches & Parks (FHBP) organized a coalition letter and sent its own regarding the (then) upcoming decision about the Dana Point Harbor Revitalization Plan. Based on the math, the shortfall in the deal pulls money from OC Parks and not the County General Fund. As a reminder, OC Parks just got its...

July 18, 2018July 20, 2018

Another Poseidon Hearing

Thanks for all those in attendance at the Poseidon hearing before the OC Water District. From the article, “For years, members of the Orange County Water District’s Board of Directors (OCWD BOD) have lied to the public and state officials about establishing the need for a $1 billion ocean desalination plant that they want Poseidon...

July 17, 2018July 20, 2018

Developer Moves Forward on Harbor Plan

Thanks to Friends of Harbors, Beaches & Parks (FHBP) Board member Helen Higgins and save coyote hills activist Karen Lang McNabb for speaking at the Board of Supervisors meeting on Tuesday. It is interesting to see so much money siphoned off for this Dana Point Harbor project when there are other opportunities to fix the...

July 13, 2018July 13, 2018

Madrona Approvals to Be Rescinded

This is great news! The court order came through and now the City of Brea must rescind the project approvals for the dangerous Madrona project. Friends of Harbors, Beaches & Parks (FHBP) is pleased to have been co-petitioners in this litigation under the great leadership Hills For Everyone! View the Hills For Everyone announcement.

July 13, 2018July 20, 2018

OCWD Vote on Poseidon Wednesday

Orange County Water District votes this week on their plan to buy expensive, privatized water from Poseidon—an internationally-owned corporation pushing a desalination plant that experts have panned. FHBP is on record opposing this project. This critical vote is on Wednesday July 18 at 5:30 pm at OCWD, 18700 Ward St., Fountain Valley. Here is the...