Friends Petition California State Supreme Court to Uphold Measure W

On January 15, 2019, the Friends of Coyote Hills filed a petition with the California Supreme Court to review the illegal West Coyote Hills development approvals the City of Fullerton gave Chevron-Pacific Coast Homes, ignoring the people’s referendum that should have overturned those approvals. [Read more...]

Appeals Court Sidesteps Constitutional Issue

The 4th District Court of Appeals sidestepped the people’s referendum right issue when it ruled against on their Measure W lawsuit on 12/6/18. The judges framed this lawsuit more narrowly as business contract between Chevron-PCH and the City of Fullerton even though the subject of the 2012 Measure W referendum, the West Coyote Hills Development Agreement, was codified through a City ordinance which is subject to referendum. [Read more...]

Save Coyote Hills Gets $19.8M for Acquisition

Historic day as West Coyote Hills gets $19.8M funding for acquisition in California’s 2018-2019 state budget (SB-862) and SB-5, California Drought, Water, Parks, Climate, Coastal Protection, and Outdoor Access For All Act of 2018, thanks to our State Assemblywoman Sharon Quirk-Silva and former State Senator Josh Newman [Read more...]

Why Save West Coyote Hills?

North Orange County deserves its fair share of parks. There is a great imbalance of parks and open space between North and South Orange County. North Orange County is highly urbanized with few parks and even fewer opportunities for new parks. Comparing parks per capita between North and South counties :
• North Orange County has 1 acre per 246 people.
• South Orange County has 1 acre per 6 people.
The National Recreation and Parks Association standard for parkland is 1 acre per 100 people. Within 7 miles of West Coyote Hills, there is only 1 acre per 356 people! Let’s not let the opportunity for a West Coyote Hills park slip away from us!

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18:30 TO 20:00

Save Coyote Hills Community Meeting, Feb. 25th

The Friends of Coyote Hills are inviting you to a Community Meeting in the Fullerton Library (Osborne Room) to receive updates on current challenges and our next steps, including ways YOU can help achieve our common goal of a park in Coyote Hills!  Ref...

353 W. Commonwealth
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Friends of Harbors, Beaches and Parks, Inc., is the fiscal sponsor to the Friends of Coyote Hills. Their Federal Tax ID is 33-0776377. Donations are tax deductible to the full extent of the law.