Buying the Ranch

Williams, Rochelle
August 2003
Bond Buyer;8/29/2003, Vol. 345 Issue 31709, p57
Trade Publication
Reports that state bond money could play a role in aiding the efforts of a Californian conservation group, the Santa Monica Mountain Conservancy, to acquire 2,800 acres of property, comprising the Ahmanson Ranch in eastern Ventura County in California, in order to save it from development. Source of funding for the effort; Nature of the proposition approved by voters in 2002; Objective of the conservancy; Development plans of present owner, Washington Mutual.


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