Category: Blog Posts

February 1, 2019February 8, 2019

Newport Beach Residents Don’t Want Towers

Residents in Newport Beach, as well as business owners, non-profits, and pilots don’t want 15 story high rise condominium towers in the City. Focused on the General Plan and other local plans, residents said go back to the drawing board to developer Bill Shopoff.View the Los Angeles Times article.

January 29, 2019February 8, 2019

Resources Destroyed in Shutdown

Damage done to Joshua Tree National Park will take hundreds of years to recover. New trails, new roads, graffiti, and destruction of the resources and government property is what National Park Service employees returned to yesterday. We must be so much better than what this park endured during the shutdown. Our resources are finite. View...

January 25, 2019February 8, 2019

Huntington Beach Sued by California

Orange County’s own Huntington Beach has willfully violated state law by not ensuring its housing plan was in compliance with state law says a press release from the Governor’s office today. Governor Newsom relayed that cities must comply with the law and build affordable units. This is the first lawsuit of its kind—and the decision...

January 18, 2019January 18, 2019

Trails Closed Due to Rain

Many trails are closed due to the rain. The mud/puddles cause damaging ruts if used too early after the rains. And, sometimes people go around those wet areas and widen the trails. Together we can protect our recreation areas by giving them time to recover. To learn the status of Orange County Parks trails go...

January 17, 2019February 8, 2019

Mile Square Park Project

Comments poured in over the various ideas for a change in use for Mile Square Park. The key goals for the project were: to “reconnect with nature, create a cultural hub, improve circulation for cars, bicycles and pedestrians, and promote education and engagement.” After compiling feedback over the next three to six months, OC Parks...