Press Release (Archives 2014 – 2002)

9/29/2014 Don Mullally Trail Dedicated in Santa Clarita Woodlands Dash Stolarz
8/16/2014 Conservancy Celebrates 20 years on the L.A. River with Dedication of Marsh Park Phase Two Dash Stolarz
5/17/2014 Pacoima Wash Natural Park–Conserving Water, Creating Parkland Dash Stolarz
2/12/2014 Conservancy Elects New Officers Dash Stolarz
11/13/2013 New Park on Compton Creek Dash Stolarz
1/22/2013 Santa Monica Mountains Conservancy Announces New Officers Dash Stolarz
1/8/2013 Conservancy Approves Malibu Land Swap Proposal Dash Stolarz
8/29/2012 Conservancy Statement on LCPA Petition for Review Dash Stolarz
5/10/2012 Conservancy Statement on Malibu LCPA Ruling Laurie Collins
11/12/2011 Jerome C. Daniel Overlook above the Hollywood Bowl Dedicated Dash Stolarz
3/31/2011 Conservancy, MRCA dedicate Confluence Plaza Dash Stolarz
10/14/2010 California Coastal Commission Approves and Certifies Malibu PWP Dash Stolarz
1/20/2010 Parks Closed by Winter Storm Event Dash Stolarz
10/20/2009 Malibu Trailhead Dedicated to “Conscience of the California Coast” Dash Stolarz
7/22/2009 Parkland Preserved in Pasadena Dash Stolarz
7/6/2009 Superior Court Rules in Favor of Conservancy in Temescal Canyon Laurie Collins
6/11/2009 Coastal Commission Unanimously Approves Conservancy Plan for Malibu Parks Dash Stolarz
5/1/2009 New Parkland in Malibu Dash Stolarz
3/24/2009 Conservancy Wins Major Lawsuit Dash Stolarz
1/24/2009 MRCA Opens New Soccer Court at Los Angeles River Center and Gardens Dash Stolarz
1/9/2009 Statement about Pool at Temesccal Gateway Park Dash Stolarz
11/15/2008 Sayre Fire Causes Temporary Closure of Some Parks Dash Stolarz
10/29/2008 Federal and State Agencies Announce Public Scoping Period of King Gillette Ranch Land Use Plan Dash Stolarz
7/19/2008 Vista Hermosa Natural Park Opens Near Downtown L.A. Dash Stolarz
3/17/2008 Conservancy Opposes Las Lomas Dash Stolarz
2/2/2008 Outdoor Education Camp Begins at King Gillette Ranch Dash Stolarz
1/29/2008 Santa Monica Mountains Conservancy Announces New Officers Dash Stolarz
1/23/2008 One of the Last Backbone Trail Properties Purchased Dash Stolarz
11/16/2007 Community Thanksgiving at the Los Angeles River Center and Gardens Dash Stolarz
11/6/2007 New Park Opens Along the Tujunga Wash in Valley Village Dash Stolarz
6/29/2007 588-Acre King Gillette Ranch in Calabasas Becomes Public Park Dash Stolarz
6/27/2007 MRCA Park Rangers Install No Smoking Signs for the First Time at Scenic Overlooks Along Historic Mulholland Drive in the Hollywood Hills Dash Stolarz
6/7/2007 Santa Clarita Preservation District will protect some of the most ecologically significant open space in rapidly expanding Santa Clarita Valley. Dash Stolarz
1/31/2007 New Park in Compton Dedicated by the Mountains Recreation and Conservation Authority Dash Stolarz
6/16/2006 Health Initiative by Hollenbeck Middle School Students results In the Boyle Heights Green Corridor Project Dash Stolarz
5/24/2006 First Clean Water Natural Park on the Los Angeles River Dedicated Dash Stolarz
10/14/2005 Planning efforts are underway for Gillette Ranch, one of the most significant parkland areas in the Santa Monica Mountains Dash Stolarz
10/13/2005 Parklands in the Simi Hills Reopen with Restricted Access Dash Stolarz
9/30/2005 Recent Southern California Fires Have Necessitated the Temporary Closure of Some Parks Dash Stolarz
7/21/2005 New Bicycle Park on the L.A. River Dedicated Dash Stolarz
7/2/2005 Santa Monica Mountains Conservancy Opens New Victory Boulevard Entrance to Upper Las Virgenes Canyon Open Space Preserve Dash Stolarz
5/5/2005 In honor of National Trails Day MRCA & REI are sponsoring “Tame the Trail” In Towsley Canyon Park Rebecca Farr
4/16/2005 Landmark Southern California Conservation Acquisition Announced 588-Acre Soka University of America, Calabasas Campus Purchased by Public Parkland Agencies Dash Stolarz
1/11/2005 Conservancy Announced Temporary Closure of Some Parks in the Southern California Area. Dash Stolarz
1/10/2005 Santa Monica Mountains Conservancy To Receive National Planning Award Dash Stolarz
1/4/2005 Heavy Rainstorms and Mudslides Necessitate the Closure of Some Santa Clarita Area Parks Dash Stolarz
10/17/2004 Conservancy Receives Distinguished Leadership Award from the California Chapter of the American Planning Association Dash Stolarz
10/16/2004 Arroyo Seco-South Pasadena Woodland and Wildlife Park dedicated after more than six years of citizen effort transforms illegal dump site into thriving river parkland and riding trail Dash Stolarz
6/12/2004 Private citizens, a non-profit land trust, State and local government worked together to save Briar Summit Open Space Preserve, a 52-acre wildlife corridor Dash Stolarz
6/7/2004 Conservancy Launches First Comprehensive On-Line Guide To Southern California Parkland: New Site Beckons Visitors to Some of the Most Beautiful and Easily Accessible Parkland in the State Dash Stolarz
4/10/2004 Former Ahmanson Ranch Dedicated to the Public: New 2,983-acre Upper Las Virgenes Canyon Open Space Preserve is the most significant parkland purchase in Southern California history Rorie Skei
2/27/2004 Local Leaders Unveil Mountains Recreation and Conservation Authority Plan to Improve and Beautify Ballona Creek Dash Stolarz
11/7/2003 Conservancy Closes Escrow on Ahmanson Ranch Purchase: 2,983 acre Parkland Preserve a Reality Rorie Skei
10/18/2003 Heidelberg Park protects one of the best California black walnut woodlands in Southern California Dash Stolarz
8/7/2003 Corral Canyon trailhead provides beach access, trail into last undeveloped coastal canyon in Los Angeles County formerly owned by entertainer Bob Hope Dash Stolarz
6/27/2003 Conservancy Announces New Clean and Safe Mulholland Initiative Dash Stolarz
5/16/2003 Conservancy Opens Bicycle Staging Area at Los Angeles River Center and Gardens Near Downtown Los Angeles Chuck Arnold
5/9/2003 Conservancy Unveils Joint Use Natural Park Plan for Belmont Learning Center Dash Stolarz
4/26/2003 Conservancy Names Mulholland Drive Overlook for Local Conservationist Dash Stolarz
3/29/2003 Governor Gray Davis Announces Acquisition of Major Southern California Urban Parkland: 244-Acre Preserve in Verdugo Mountains Protects Extraordinary Natural Resources Dash Stolarz
3/22/2003 Conservancy Dedicates First Los Angeles River Park In San Fernando Valley Dash Stolarz
3/14/2003 Conservancy Announces Acquisition of Phase One of $7 Million Park Project Near Downtown Los Angeles Dash Stolarz
2/13/2003 Federal Government Appropriates $3,160,000 for Santa Monica Mountains Conservancy to Enhance Natural Areas at Hansen Dam Dash Stolarz
1/25/2003 Marge Feinberg Rim of the Valley Trail Dedicated at New Saddletree Ranch Trailhead in Sylmar Dash Stolarz
11/26/2002 Conservancy Purchases Archaeologically Significant Oak Forest Canyon Natural Area In Sherman Oaks Dash Stolarz
10/25/2002 Mulholland View Trail: Ground Broken on Major New Mulholland Drive Parkland Dash Stolarz
8/19/2002 1,256-Acre Tuna Canyon Park in Santa Monica Mountains Dedicated Dash Stolarz
8/12/2002 Michael D. Antonovich Open Space Preserve Dedicated: Stunning 500-acre Addition to Santa Clarita Woodlands Park Provides Continuous Wilderness Trails in the Rim of the Valley Trail Corridor Rorie Skei
5/18/2002 Wood Ranch Open Space Dedicated In Simi Valley Rorie Skei