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December 7, 2004

POST Acquires Stevens Canyon Ranch
Peninsula Open Space Trust receives a $5 million grant from the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation to assist in the purchase of the 240-acre Stevens Canyon Ranch.

November 15, 2004

POST Receives $50,000 Grant
Funds from The San Francisco Foundation help protect 4,262-acre Rancho Corral de Tierra on the San Mateo Coast.

November 9, 2004

Historic 624-Acre Redgate Ranch in San Gregorio Preserved in Perpetuity
Peninsula Open Space Trust (POST) has agreed to purchase a land preservation agreement known as a conservation easement from Greg and Amanda Jones for $1 million preserving the historic 624-acre Redgate Ranch.

October 19, 2004

1,312 Acres of Ranchland in San Gregorio Protected by POST, Arata Family
Peninsula Open Space Trust (POST) has teamed up with one of the oldest farming families in San Mateo County to permanently preserve 1,312 acres of ranchland in San Gregorio.

September 22, 2004

POST Helps City of Half Moon Bay Acquire 21 Acres for Public Park
Peninsula Open Space Trust and City of Half Moon Bay announced today that a 21-acre property in Half Moon Bay near the junction of Highways 1 and 92 will be purchased from Nurseryman's Exchange by the City of Half Moon Bay for parks and recreation use, thanks to a $3.1 million interest-free loan from POST.

August 23, 2004

POST Acquires 119 Acres of Oceanfront at Pillar Point Bluff
Peninsula Open Space Trust announced today that it has purchased a 119-acre oceanfront property near Half Moon Bay that eventually will become part of the California Coastal Trail.

July 26, 2004

POST Acquires 151-Acre Rapley Ranch, Key Link to Other Protected Lands
The Peninsula Open Space Trust has acquired 151 acres of ranchland along Skyline Ridge that will help to create an extensive trail system with the adjacent Russian Ridge Open Space Preserve.

June 29, 2004

191-Acre Forest in La Honda Protected By Family's Conservation Easement
A prominent Bay Area surgeon has preserved a 191-acre forest in La Honda by donating a conservation easement on the property to Peninsula Open Space Trust (POST).

April 12, 2004

POST Acquires 340-Acre Lobitos Ridge, Critical Piece of Future Skyline-to-Sea Trail
Peninsula Open Space Trust (POST) has acquired 340 acres of picturesque ridge land south of Half Moon Bay that one day may help create an unbroken network of trails from the redwoods to the ocean shore.

April 5, 2004

POST Receives $1 Million Gift From Steve Blank, Alison Elliott
Silicon Valley entrepreneur Steve Blank and his wife, Alison Elliott, have donated $1 million to Peninsula Open Space Trust to support POST's land-saving efforts on the San Mateo County Coast.

March 22, 2004

National Park Service Approves Acquisition of Pigeon Point Light Station by State Parks and POST
The Peninsula Open Space Trust (POST) and California State Parks received word today that the National Park Service accepted their joint application to acquire the 130-year-old Pigeon Point Light Station from the U.S. Coast Guard.

January 13, 2004

POST Acquires Seaside School Ridge
151-acre Property Features Spectacular Views A prominent 151-acre property with some of the most spectacular views on the San Mateo Coast has been purchased by the Peninsula Open Space Trust.