Congressman Adam Schiff on expanding Santa Monica Mountains and being ‘very close’ to more COVID relief


LA boasts the largest urban national park in the world — the Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area. It covers more than 150,000 acres from Griffith Park to Malibu and points north into Ventura County. It boasts an incredible diversity of wildlife and 500 miles of hiking trails.  

It’s going to more than double in size — if Burbank Congressman Adam Schiff has his way. Though Schiff may be better known for spearheading the effort to impeach President Trump, for two decades now, he’s been working on the Rim of the Valley Corridor Preservation Act.

KCRW: Can you give an idea of where this new parkland would be if the Rim of the Valley Corridor Preservation Act becomes law?

Adam Schiff: “This has been a very long-term project. About 18 years ago, I introduced a bill to study whether we should expand the size of the Santa Monica Mountains Recreation Area, which was…

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