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September 24, 2018October 2, 2018

Supervisors to Consider Esperanza Hills

Joe Byrne of Protect Our Homes and Hills wrote this OpEd for the Voice of OC before the September 25, 2018 Board of Supervisors hearing. View the article.

September 5, 2018October 2, 2018

OpEd on Esperanza Hills

Sharon Rehmeyer from Protect Our Homes and Hills wrote this OpEd for the Voice of OC. View the article.

September 5, 2018September 8, 2018

Site Constraints Focus of OpEd

Yorba Linda resident Sharon Rehmeyer pens this OpEd for the Voice of OC on the proposed Esperanza Hills project.  Numerous site constraints make it a terrible place to build, from earthquake faults to Edison transmission lines, and many more. Read the Voice of OC OpEd.

August 17, 2018August 18, 2018

Defending Orange County’s Backcountry

Orange County backcountry activist and land use attorney Gloria Sefton talks about the constant development pressures on Orange County’s land use specific plans, especially those in the canyon areas, and her numerous successful lawsuits to defend the public planning process for canyon residents. Listen to the Voice of OC Interview.  

August 1, 2018August 11, 2018

Esperanza Hills Approvals Overturned

Friends of Harbors, Beaches & Parks (FHBP) is a co-petitioner on the litigation against the Esperanza Hills project. California is on fire right now and 10,000 homes (including some in Orange County) have burned down with scores of people losing their lives. This project sits in a Very High Hazard Severity Zone and has burned...