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December 15, 2006

POST Transfers Expansive Cattle Ranch to MROSD
Today, the Peninsula Open Space Trust (POST) announced that it has completed the transfer of Driscoll Ranch to the Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District (MROSD/The District) for inclusion in the District's open space preserve system.

November 1, 2006

POST Transfers Key Link in Skyline-to-the-Sea Trail to MROSD
The Peninsula Open Space Trust (POST) has transferred 183-acre Lower Purisima Creek to the Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District (MROSD) for $2.25 million.

September 21, 2006

POST Supports Proposition 84 on November Ballot
As Election Day (November 7) draws near, POST is announcing its support for a bond intended to protect California's natural resources.

August 24, 2006

POST Purchases 222 High Street Building in Downtown Palo Alto
The non-profit land trust plans to relocate its office from its current rented office space in Menlo Park to the new downtown location in early 2007.

August 17, 2006

President Signs Bill to Expand Benefits of Conservation Easements
Santa Clara and San Mateo County Landowners May Reap Tax Benefits from New Law.

June 22, 2006

New Public Seating Area Opens at Pigeon Point
POST's Council Circle Benches Enhance Accessibility, Honor Donors at Whaler's Cove.

April 4, 2006

POST Transfers Prime Agricultural Lands to Local Farm Family
For John Giusti, the land is his livelihood. Since 1998, the third-generation farmer has been leasing 100 acres of POST's 534-acre Purisima Farms property to grow primarily Brussels sprouts. Now, thanks to a new agreement, Giusti will own the entire property outright by purchasing the land from POST.

February 21, 2006

POST Acquires Historic Green Oaks Ranch
The Peninsula Open Space Trust (POST) announced today that it has acquired 13 acres of an historic former dairy ranch and flower farm near Davenport along the San Mateo Coast.

February 9, 2006

POST Acquires 260-Acre Bluebrush Canyon
The Peninsula Open Space Trust (POST) announced today that it has acquired 260 scenic acres of ranchland along the San Mateo Coast. Located just south of Half Moon Bay, the property, to be called Bluebrush Canyon, is the latest land-protection success story in POST's Saving the Endangered Coast campaign.

January 20, 2006

POST Partners with Mavericks Surf Contest®
The Peninsula Open Space Trust (POST) announced today that it is an official environmental partner of the Mavericks Surf Contest® presented by Verizon Wireless. The 2006 Contest, which takes place off the coast of Half Moon Bay between January 1 and March 31, brings together 24 of the world's best big-wave surfers on just 24 hours notice.

January 3, 2006

POST Surpasses Saving the Endangered Coast $200 Million Goal
The Peninsula Open Space Trust (POST) announced today that its Saving the Endangered Coast campaign has surpassed its $200 million goal. As of today, the campaign total stands at $200,783,407. The campaign funds will be directly leveraged to protect thousands of acres of open space on the San Mateo Coast from development.