We need letters of support for SB 266 to expand Chino Hills State Park by March 4th at 5 PM. Submit your letters (a sample is in the email or on our website) to us at: info@HillsForEveryone.org. View of E-Newsletter.
Hsi Lai Monastery
The Hsi Lai Temple is proposing to build a retreat across the street from its existing facilities in Hacienda Heights. The County of Los Angeles is soliciting comments for the Notice of Preparation of an Environmental Impact Report. They were due December 8, 2020.
Olinda Landfill Expansion
The Olinda Alpha Landfill proposes a closure extension (from 2021 to 2036). The height of the landfill would remain the same. It is within the City of Brea. The County of Orange is seeking public input on this project for an addendum to the EIR.
Blue Ridge Fire Impacts
On October 26, 2020 a wildfire ignited in Yorba Linda that burned 62% of Chino Hills State Park. Called the Blue Ridge Fire, it burned 13,964 acres in Orange, Riverside, and San Bernardino Counties. The cause is still under investigation.
Esperanza Hills Project
The 340 unit Esperanza Hills battle continues. The last legal appeal went before the Appellate Court in November 2020. In August 2020, the City of Yorba Linda denied the grading permit for the project's entrance. This denial could effectively kill the project.
Another announcement for progress being made at the State Park. We partnered with the Chino Hills State Park Interpretive Association and Department of Parks and Recreation to design, get approval for, and (today) start the installation of the three new … Read More