This page provides a history of the archived news from this website.

Mountain Lion Advocacy

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Our friends at the Mountain Lion Foundation have partnered with Center for Biological Diversity with the aim to list the cougars in the Santa Ana Mountains as threatened under the California Endangered Species Act. This population is genetically different than … Read More

Lands Protected in the Puente Hills

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It was announced at the Wildlife Corridor Conservation Authority (WCCA) meeting this week that the Puente Hills Habitat Authority secured additional lands! Two parcels totaling 2.34 acres were conserved near Harbor Blvd. in La Habra Heights from a willing seller. These lands, … Read More

Survey About SoCal Land Uses

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The Southern California Association of Governments (SCAG), a regional planning agency, is soliciting feedback on the future of SoCal’s development, transportation, and open space. If you support open space–and we think you do–make sure you state that in the survey (which … Read More

Spring 2019

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Spring 2019 (PDF – 714 KB) Highlights: Tonner Canyon (Tres Hermanos) Stunning Poppy Bloom Esperanza Hills Hidden Oaks Matrix Oil Drilling Stalled Significant Ecological Area Ordinance Congrats to Mike Hughes! Diamond Bar General Plan Update 2008 Freeway Complex Fire Remembered

Reception for Secretary Crowfoot

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We were honored to participate in a reception to introduce Southern California conservation non-profits to the new Secretary of Natural Resources Wade Crowfoot. The Natural Resources Agency oversees the California Department of Parks and Recreation. It was a beautiful evening … Read More

Power Company Files Suit

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Looks like the solar company that had been in a deal for the mega solar factory on Tres Hermanos with the City of Industry is upset at the new joint acquisition. Escrow closed on the Tres Hermanos property on February … Read More

HFE’s February E-Newsletter

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May the green hillsides and snow capped mountains remind you of the importance of our local conservation work. We have two exciting announcements: a settlement agreement preserving the Tres Hermanos property and our annual recap of our work in 2018. … Read More

Tres Hermanos Success

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Here is an article on the Tres Hermanos settlement agreement. Hills For Everyone Executive Director Claire Schlotterbeck is quoted in the article, which highlights why the land was protected and what future uses are allowed. Download the Chino Champion article.

Chino Hills Approves Conservation Deal

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Tonight Hills For Everyone attended in the City of Chino Hills City Council meeting where the City Council approved a settlement agreement for the preservation of the 2,750 acre Tres Hermanos property for open space, public use, and recreation. The … Read More

2018 Recap Video

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Hills For Everyone had several key successes last year, but we continue to face numerous challenges threatening the Puente-Chino Hills Wildlife Corridor. This video captures some of the highlights of our work from 2018 including victories with Madrona and the … Read More

KCET Interview to Air 1/15

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We continue to work with Yorba Linda residents from Protect Our Homes and Hills on the Esperanza Hills project. Hills For Everyone consultant Melanie Schlotterbeck was recently interviewed for a KCET-TV program. It is scheduled to air on Tuesday, January … Read More

Fire Commemoration Event Photos

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Hills For Everyone hosted a 10 year commemoration event of the Freeway Complex Fire on Saturday and Sunday, November 17 and 18 at the Chino Hills State Park Discovery Center.  Thanks to all that stopped by. View the album of … Read More

Recent Interview on Esperanza Hills

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Our consultant Melanie Schlotterbeck worked with the new Spectrum News station which covers local news, talking about the ill-conceived Esperanza Hills project with our friends Protect Our Homes and Hills recently. When it is about to air, we will let you know.

Chino Hills State Park Fire Recovery

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A little early publicity on the Hills For Everyone event this weekend (10-2 Saturday/Sunday) commemorating the Freeway Complex Fire’s 10th Anniversary. This OC Register talks about the recovery of the State Park and lessons learned. Read the Orange County Register … Read More

Freeway Fire Event Saturday & Sunday

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While our friends around the State are suffering with the wind-driven fires, it is a reminder that we too have been there. We know your losses, stay strong. Drop by November 17 & 18 from 10-2 for our Freeway Complex … Read More

Melanie Schlotterbeck Gives Conference Keynote

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Hills For Everyone consultant Melanie Schlotterbeck was the keynote at the Cal State Fullerton Geography Department and CSUF Geography Club’s All Points of the Compass Conference. She discussed the Puente-Chino Hills Wildlife Corridor. If your club, groups, of association wants a presentation please … Read More

Hills For Everyone Featured at Conference

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Hills For Everyone consultant Melanie Schlotterbeck will keynote the CSUF Geography Club’s All Points of the Compass Conference tomorrow (Friday, November 2nd). The focus of her presentation is the Puente-Chino Hills Wildlife Corridor. Get more details below. Her presentation is … Read More

Fire Commemoration Event

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As the Santa Ana winds return to our area this fall season, we are reminded of their devastating effect 10 years ago when the winds drove the Freeway Complex Fire to burn over 30,000 acres in four counties. In addition, … Read More

Industry Terminates Tres Hermanos Solar Agreement

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Another twist in the solar farm story for the City of Industry and Tres Hermanos. Apparently, they City has terminated its lease agreement with the San Gabriel Valley Water and Power–who is now contesting the termination. Concerns cited by one … Read More

Hacienda Heights Support for Corridor Work

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We are so grateful to the Hacienda Heights Improvement Association for supporting our work protecting the Puente-Chino Hills Wildlife Corridor and that of the Puente Hills Habitat Preservation Authority. Thank you for the recognition and contribution to our efforts.

Industry Subpeona’s Solar Factory Developer

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Last Friday, the City of Industry City Council voted to subpoena the solar factory developer (San Gabriel Valley Water and Power LLC) to provide records on how Industry’s $20 million loan was spent. So far, the City only has photos … Read More

Edison Steps Away From Tres Hermanos Solar Project

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Southern California Edison was in on the deal with the City of Industry to build the solar factory on Upper Tonner Canyon. But it appears things are unraveling. Records in the City of Diamond Bar and Chino Hills’ lawsuits are … Read More