Press Releases

June 6, 2014

Scarper Ridge Purchase Extends Protected Lands on San Mateo Coast
Peninsula Open Space Trust (POST) announced its purchase of the 896-acre Scarper Ridge property in El Granada for $4 million.

May 6, 2014

Author Brian Fagan to Talk About Coping with Rising Seas
Best-selling author Brian Fagan will appear Monday, May 12, at the Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts to talk about the challenges facing California and the world as a result of rising sea levels.

April 23, 2014

POST Appoints Three Community and Business Leaders to Board of Directors
Peninsula Open Space Trust (POST) is pleased to announce that it has appointed three new members to its Board of Directors: environmental leader and longtime POST supporter Christy Holloway; high-tech marketer and community volunteer Suzanne Sullivan; and San Jose urban planning expert Leah Toeniskoetter.

Aril 17, 2014

Rancher Nicolette Hahn Niman to Speak April 28 at Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts
Author, attorney and cattle rancher Nicolette Hahn Niman will talk about the ethics of producing meat on Monday, April 28, at the Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts.

March 18, 2014

POST Transfers 295-acre Cabrillo Farms to Third-Generation Farming Family
Peninsula Open Space Trust (POST) announced that it has transferred ownership of a 295-acre property in Moss Beach for $1.225 million to the property’s longtime tenant, Dave Lea, owner of Cabrillo Farms Agriculture, Inc. and his wife, Pat.

February 19, 2014

San Mateo County Board of Supervisors Approves Donation of 478 Acres in El Granada from POST
The San Mateo County Board of Supervisors has agreed to accept a donation of 478 acres of forest and grassy hillsides near El Granada from Peninsula Open Space Trust (POST).

February 26, 2014

Author Jonathan Franzen and Poet Robert Hass Take the Stage in Mountain View on March 6
Novelist Jonathan Franzen and former U. S. Poet Laureate Robert Hass will appear in conversation at the Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts to open this year’s Wallace Stegner Lectures.

February 5, 2014

Novelist Jonathan Franzen, in Conversation with Poet Robert Hass, Kicks Off POSTís
21st Annual Wallace Stegner Lectures

Best-selling author Jonathan Franzen, in conversation with former U.S. Poet Laureate Robert Hass, will launch this yearís Wallace Stegner Lectures presented by Peninsula Open Space Trust (POST).