Additional $11 Million Grant to Banning Ranch to become a public park

Banning Ranch will soon turn into a public park. The appraised value for the said ranch is $97 million dollars. Since 2016 after its appraisal, fundraising was started with a $50 million donation from philanthropists Frank and Joann Randall. Approximately $16 million came from The California Department of Fish and Wildlife and other federal agencies also donated $6 million. Now the latest donation was granted by the United States Fish and Wildlife Service equivalent to $11 million, bringing the grand total to $83 million. Now, the organization needs $14 million more to become a public park and has until April [...]