Tejon Ranch

Tejon Ranch

Massive Tejon Ranch Development Paused; Judge Cites Wildfire, Greenhouse Gas Emissions

In the works since 1999, the Centennial Project by Tejon Ranch Co. seemed to have cleared its final hurdle in 2018, but a Los Angeles County court ruling has created another hurdle for the sprawling development.

April 11, 2021 - Los Angeles Times

Wildfire

California Fire Chief: Consider Ending Development in Fire Prone Areas

When will California listen to the experts and stop building in fire prone areas? Not today.

December 13, 2018 - Associated Press via KCRA

Tejon Ranch

Wildfire Risks Make Southern California Development a Gamble

The Tejon Ranch development would bring thousands of homes to a highly fire-prone area in L.A. County.

December 10, 2018 - Los Angeles Times

Sprawl

19,000 Homes on the Edge of L.A. County Granted Initial Planning Approval

First proposed in 1999, the Centennial project has been litigated and revised for years. The county's Regional Planning Commission has recommended approval, potentially opening another layer of sprawl at the far reaches of Los Angeles County.

August 30, 2018 - Los Angeles Times

Salamander Could Stymie Development

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is considering listing the Tehachapi slender salamander as an endangered species, which could cause problems for large developments in California like the massive Tejon Ranch project.

April 30, 2009 - The Los Angeles Times

California Land Conservation Agreement Will Create Sprawl

A recent agreement between developers and environmental groups puts the conservationists in the unfortunate position of not being able to oppose a plan that is the epitome of sprawl, according this editorial.

May 19, 2008 - The Los Angeles Times

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