Los Angeles is a vast city, nearly 500 square miles worth, on the edge of the sea and nestled against a national forest that could swallow some states. Strangely, however, when it comes to parks, we might as well be New York or Boston. Scratch that: When it comes to parks, New York, Boston. and doz ... More >>
Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger announced Monday morning that the final amount of money has been raised to "Save The Peak" around the Hollywood sign, preserving a ridge line and preventing it from being developed. At a morning press conference the governor said the state of California has previou ... More >>
The effort to save the land around the Hollywood sign from development got a 16-day reprieve today. Developers had given the Trust for Public Land, a nonprofit that plans to purchase the 138-acre plot for the people of L.A., a deadline of noon today. The group, however, was $1.5 million short ... More >>
Shannon CottrellEfforts to "save the peak" near the historic Hollywood sign have one day and $3 million to go to purchase the land for public use, the Trust for Public Land states. The group has raised more than $9 million toward the $12 million purchase price of the 138-acre swath of land o ... More >>
Shannon CottrellConservationists who want to save the land surrounding the iconic Hollywood sign from development have three weeks to raise $3 million dollars, they announced Wednesday. The Chicago-based investors who own the property, once for sale for $22 million, agreed to give it to the ... More >>
Shannon Cottrell‚Äč Yesterday, the Trust for Public Land began covering the Hollywood Sign in an effort to save 138 acres to the left of the letter H from being transformed into yet another lot of luxury homes.
Associated Press is confirming a story we foreshadowed Monday: The nonprofit Trust for Public Land has secured an option to buy 138 acres of undeveloped land west of the Hollywood Sign for about $12 million. Trust president Will Rogers said the real estate meltdown has worked in its favor: T ... More >>
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