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February 27, 2019March 1, 2019

Coyote Hills Appeal Denied

What a disappointment on many fronts. Let’s aim for a positive outcome that focuses on the best possible solution! Read the Friends of Coyote Hills statement.

March 29, 2018May 1, 2018

Conservancy Wins Attorneys’ Fees

Last year, the Banning Ranch Conservancy won its case against the developer and City of Newport Beach in its litigation before the California Supreme Court. The developer will now need to pay for the attorneys’ fees since the group acted on behalf of the public on the issue. The Conservancy continues to work to acquire...

January 12, 2018January 26, 2018

CA Supreme Court Denies Developer’s Petition

The California Supreme Court has just turned down the developer’s request for review of the Madrona project. Game Over. WE WON. After a 17 year battle to stop Madrona, a dangerous hillside development of 162 houses deep in the fire prone Carbon Canyon area of Brea, conservationists are celebrating a final victory. At every step...

January 15, 2017January 15, 2017

Justices Appear to Support Conservancy’s Lawsuit

The conservation group Banning Ranch Conservancy had its lawsuit heard by the State Supreme Court. Justices seem to agree with them that the City of Newport Beach didn’t do what it should have in its review of the proposed Banning Ranch development. Read the article.

January 4, 2017February 16, 2017

Newport Beach Lacked Review for Banning Ranch

Justices in the Banning Ranch case initially appear to think that the City of Newport Beach lacked sufficient review for the Newport Banning Ranch project.  A decision will likely be rendered in the next 90 days. Check out the article in the Los Angeles Times.