Category Archives: Horse Riding

Trailhead at Rancho Potrero open for business

Parking lot allows easier access to 326 acres of open space Source of this article: The Thousand Oaks Acorn, May 7, 20015 Nearly seven and a half years after the intensely debated specific plan for the Rancho Potrero Open Space … Continue reading

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Giant swath of open space protected in Calabasas

A Stokes Canyon landowner has donated a conservation easement on 298 acres of pristine habitat to the MRCA. Source of this article: The Thousand Oaks Acorn, February 12, 2015 The Mountains Recreation and Conservation Authority (MRCA) preserves and manages open … Continue reading

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San Gabriel Mountains declared a national monument

President Obama officially designates San Gabriel Mountains a national monument Source of this article: The Los Angeles Times, October 11, 2014 President Obama on Friday officially set aside 346,000 acres of the San Gabriel Mountains as a national monument, a … Continue reading

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And along came a rider

When humans and horses collide, problems can arise Source of this article: The Thousand Oaks Acorn, July 10, 2014 Gorgeous weather and longer days bring outdoor enthusiasts in greater numbers to the city’s many trails, streets and pathways. Skateboarders, bicyclists, … Continue reading

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Lang Ranch park plans taking shape

Since completing a series of community outreach meetings in spring 2012, the Conejo Recreation and Park District has further refined its plans for the development of its 124-acre Lang Ranch property, bordered by Erbes Road, Avenida de Los Arboles and … Continue reading

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Agoura, T.O. will partner to promote tourism

City of Westlake Village opts out Source of this article: The Thousand Oaks Acorn, February 28, 2013 The Conejo Valley as a tourist destination? That’s the goal of a new partnership between the cities of Agoura Hills and Thousand Oaks … Continue reading

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Conejo Open Space Challenge Starts February 1

From February 1 through May 1, 2013, mountain bikers, hikers, trail runners and equestrians of all ages are challenged to experience ten of the best and most beautiful multi-use trails in the Conejo Open Space Conservation Agency (COSCA).  This is … Continue reading

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Trail at Grant Park gives Ventura a new walking point

A mile-long hiking trail is part of an ambitious plan to transform Grant Park — a place whose main draw until recently was a tribute to Junipero Serra — into a lush botanical garden. Source of this article: The Los … Continue reading

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Grant Gerson dies at 92; founder of Calamigos Star C Ranch

Gerson opened the summer camp halfway between Malibu and Agoura Hills in the Santa Monica Mountains in 1947. By 1984 more than 14,000 children had gone through the camp’s program. Source of this article: The Los Angeles Times, December 16, … Continue reading

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Mounted patrol assists park visitors

The network of park services in Southern California has a secret weapon for protecting folks visiting any of the parks and trails in the Santa Monica Mountains. Source of this article: The Thousand Oaks Acorn, Nov 1, 2012 The Mounted … Continue reading

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