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

Supreme Court Won’t Hear Esperanza Hills Case

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It is a big disappointment to hear that the California Supreme Court opted not to hear the case on Esperanza Hills. The Orange County Board of Supervisors approved the project–the latest iteration–with a 3-2 vote last September. These 340 multi-million … Read More

Video of Hawk Calling in Local Park

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Did you know that 18,000 acres of land have been saved in the Puente-Chino Hills Wildlife Corridor? This Corridor is made up of local, regional, and state owned lands. Orange County Parks has a facility in Brea—124 acres—tucked next to Chino Hills State … Read More

Save the Cougar Petition

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** ACTION NEEDED ** Hills For Everyone supports the effort to list the Southern California mountain lion as a California endangered species–along with many other groups. This listing would give cougars more protections and considerations when developments, road or infrastructure … Read More

New Acquisitions Coming Soon

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Hills For Everyone is pleased to announce that funding was just approved by the Wildlife Conservation Board for an acquisition of 320 acres adjacent to Chino Hills State Park. We continue to seek creative ways to preserve additional lands. Escrow … Read More

Mountain Lion Moves Closer to Protected Status

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The Southern California sub-species of mountain lion may get extra protections from the state. The populations are at risk of extinction due to habitat fragmentation, lack of breeding partners, wildlife-vehicle collisions, depredation permits, and loss of habitat. A review period … Read More

2019 Recap Video

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Hills For Everyone focuses its efforts on the preservation of the Puente-Chino Hills Wildlife Corridor. This video captures some of the highlights of our work from 2019 including release of our updated Wildfire Study, aerial tours of hills, education campaigns … Read More

E-newsletter

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We are grateful for you, Happy Thanksgiving! – https://mailchi.mp/dc4f08…/november-2019-enewsletter-4676441 This e-newsletter features three articles: (1) a preview of the upcoming Giving Tuesday effort (December 3), (2) our hike with Assemblymember Phillip Chen, and (3) the Habitat Authority’s presentation on Brea Canyon … Read More

Planning for Wildlife Movement

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Thank you to the Puente Hills Habitat Preservation Authority for its presentation to the City of Brea on the impacts the proposed expansion of Brea Canyon Road will have on the Puente Hills Preserve and entire Puente-Chino Hills Wildlife Corridor. Great job!

Residents Should Prepare for Fires

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The Champion Newspapers just printed a story on our Wildfire Study. Our consultant Melanie Schlotterbeck was interviewed for the article. In light of the recent fires, everyone should take proactive actions to make their homes safer. Consider installing ember proof … Read More

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