Volume 14 - No. 1 - Winter 2004

In addition to our headline stories, please click on these additional articles:

· Opinion Editorial Published January 11, 2004

· EHL in the News

· Poetry by Jess Morton: “Sunset”

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Potrero Valley Saved
A decade-long environmental goal was achieved with the purchase of Lockheed Martin Corporation’s Potrero Valley property. These 9,000 acres will be a cornerstone of the recently adopted Multiple Species Habitat Conservation Plan, or MSHCP.
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San Diego River Park Takes Giant Step
For three years, EHL San Diego Director Michael Beck has been a leader in the effort to create an urban river park in Lakeside along the San Diego River.
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Honey Springs Ranch Added to Rancho Jamul Ecological Reserve
The future of beautiful, oak-studded hillsides along SR 94 in southern San Diego County was in doubt until Honey Springs Ranch was purchased with state bond monies via the California Coastal Conservancy.
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Orange County Litigation Moves Forward
On January 30, 2004, EHL and other conservation and community groups filed the opening brief in our litigation against the County of Orange over its approval of the Saddle Crest/Saddle reek development project.
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Key Cities Join Western Riverside Habitat Plan
In a gratifying reversal, the City of Lake Elsinore – previously against the Multiple Species Habitat Conservation Plan, or MSHCP – joined the plan on a 4 to 1 vote. With participation of other key cities such as Temecula, Murrieta, Hemet, and Riverside, the plan is getting off to a good start
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