Peninsula Open Space Trust in the news

Peruse recent news stories about POST’s exciting projects and accomplishments.

Wild & Scenic Film Festival comes to Foothill College
5/22/19 – Palo Alto Weekly

County purchases Tunitas Creek Beach
5/20/19 – Half Moon Bay Review

Santa Cruz redwoods property, former movie location, sold for open space preserve
May 13, 2019 – The Mercury News

Opinion: Make Coyote Valley a gift to future generations
April 12, 2019 – The Mercury News

Partnership conserves 937 acres of redwoods: San Mateo County includes 320 acres, will become part of Butano State Park
March 28, 2019 – The Daily Journal

Environmentalists, Lumber Company Hammer Out $11.7 Million Deal To Protect Coastal Redwoods
March 27, 2019 – KPIX 5 | CBS SF Bay Area

POST, Big Creek Lumber conserve redwoods
March 27, 2019 – Half Moon Bay Review

Nearly 1,000 acres of redwood forests in the Santa Cruz Mountains preserved in $11.7 million deal
March 26, 2019 – The Mercury News

Huge chunk of Northern California redwoods preserved in unusual deal
March 26, 2019 – SFGATE

Deal made to protect more than 900 acres of Santa Cruz Mountains redwood forest
March 26, 2019 – Santa Cruz Sentinel

Lumber company teams up with land trust to conserve Santa Cruz redwood forest
March 26, 2019 – Palo Alto Weekly

More open space preserved
November 28, 2018 – Gilroy Dispatch

New land deal links 31,000 acres of open space south of San Jose
November 27, 2018 – The Mercury News

Blue House Farm: Farmworker Housing Landshare
November 15, 2018 – Edible Silicon Valley

Farmworker housing opens in South
September 27, 2018 – Half Moon Bay Review

Farmworker housing unveiled
September 19, 2018 – The Daily Journal

Leaders celebrate state funds for Coastside beaches
June 29, 2018 – Half Moon Bay Review

San Mateo County Fights for Better Access to Beaches
June 29, 2018 – NBC Bay Area

California budgets $6 million to help San Mateo County protect 2 scenic beaches
June 29, 2018 – KRON 4 | Bay Area

Scenic beach in San Mateo County linked to singer Chris Isaak to get $5 million restoration
June 29, 2018 – The Mercury News

San Mateo’s Tunitas Creek Beach gets a makeover, Martins Beach could open to public
June 29, 2018 – ABC 7 News

Public-private partnership involving local agency secures Santa Cruz Mountains open space
June 20, 2018 – Los Altos Town Crier

Partnership helps make new homes
June 12, 2018 – San Mateo Daily Journal

Open space purchases in Santa Cruz Mountains will create new trail connections, wildlife corridor
June 8, 2018 – The Mercury News

POST, farms work together to build much-needed housing
June 6, 2018 – Half Moon Bay Review

Debate arises over Scarpa Ridge mountain peak name
May 2, 2018 – Half Moon Bay Review

New redwood park set to open in Silicon Valley
May 1, 2018 – KTVU Local |Fox 2

Silicon Valley has a new redwoods park
April 30, 2018 – The Mercury News

Opinion: Prop. 68 is an investment in California’s future
April 26, 2018 – The Mercury News

Environmentalists plan logging to restore redwood forests
April 17, 2018 – The Mercury News

High-speed rail could doom mountain lions, other wildlife in Santa Cruz Mountains, biologists say
March 8, 2018 – The Mercury News

HMB considers park acreage once more
January 31, 2018 – Half Moon Bay Review

Top Obama-Era Environmental Leader To Speak In Mtn. View
January 30, 2018 – Patch | Mountain View

$4 billion bond measure could bring relief to California state and local parks
January 21, 2018 – Richmond Confidential

2018 Conservation Action Local Hero: Walter Moore
January 18, 2018 – Bay Nature

News Archive

12/13/17 – Nonprofits acquire 26 acres in Half Moon Bay

12/1/17 – Largest part of La Honda preserve now open

11/29/17 – La Honda Creek Open Space Preserve Opens to the Public

11/22/17 – POST purchases Tunitas beach area

11/17/17 – Tunitas Creek steers toward restoration

11/16/17 – Popular Peninsula beach gets new management

11/16/17 – Peninsula Beach to Become Public Park

11/16/17 – Scenic San Mateo County beach to become new public park

9/14/17 – Redwood trunks lain across San Vicente Creek to restore coho salmon habitat

8/17/17 – Farm to Remain in Family Business

8/2/17 – Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District Breaks Ground On Public Access At Lower La Honda Creek Open Space Preserve

6/17/17 – POST continues its 40th-anniversary celebration with two coastside Rides

6/15/17 –  New $80 Million Plan to Preserve Coyote Valley

3/15/17 – Kim Young works with POST to preserve and protect Peninsula lands

2/21/17 – Stewards collectively protect the Santa Cruz Mountains

2/7/17 – POST notes 40 years

10/15/16 – New Tunnels in Santa Cruz Mountains Will Provide Cougars Safe Passage, Mercury News

10/10/16 – Pillar Point Bluffs Preserved in Perpetuity, San Mateo Daily Journal

9/24/16 – Public Access Plan for Bear Creek Redwoods Announced, Mercury News

7/21/16 – Design Takes Shape for San Vicente Redwood Trails Near Davenport, Santa Cruz Sentinel 

7/6/16 – Barn raising brings community together, Half Moon Bay Review

6/14/16 – Two women’s mission to hike entire California coast reaches Bay Area, Half Moon Bay Review



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