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SOME PEOPLE DREAM OF WORTHY ACCOMPLISHMENTS, WHILE OTHERS DO THEM!


•         Save Open Space (SOS) stopped a developer’s highway to Jordan Ranch through Cheseboro Canyon in the Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area (SMMNRA).    

•         SOS directly blocked the development of 2300 acre Jordan Ranch (Palo Comado Canyon).  The Jordan Ranch was then purchased as permanent national parkland saving thousands of oak trees and a critical watershed in SMMNRA.

•         SOS filed a legal challenge against the Liberty Canyon (Old Oren) development.  As a result of the challenge, most of the Liberty Canyon property in Agoura was purchased as permanent parkland by a park agency.

•         SOS halted the Micor urban project in a sensitive hillside area which was three times the allowed density.   Most of this Micor property, including 400 oak trees and a wetland, is now saved as parkland by three agencies.

•         Save Open Space (SOS) was instrumental in saving the 2300 acre Jordan Ranch (Palo Comado Canyon), 5400 acre Ahmanson Ranch, and 588 acre Gillette Ranch properties.    

•         OS was involved with hearings on a Westlake Village development project, Westlake Vista.  The developer proposed an 80-acre swap of the buildable Westlake Vista acres to preserve undevelopable Calabasas property.   Heeding the public hearing comments, Westlake Village’s City Council rezoned the property as “open space” , the most protective and restrictive zoning category.


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