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    Santa Monica Mountains

    National Recreation Area California

Free Peter Strauss Ranch Concert Set for June 17

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Date: June 4, 2012
Contact: Kate Kuykendall, 805-370-2343

AGOURA HILLS, Calif. -- Two local bands, The Greybeards and Nobody's Business, will perform at the Peter Strauss Ranch outdoor amphitheatre on Father's Day, June 17th from 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

The Greybeards are a rock n' roll trio who play surf instrumentals and original songs. Acoustic quartet Nobody's Business features Jeff Brown, Judy Gobble, Scott Jacobs and Steve Moderan, and play classics from the 1970s and beyond. All ages are welcome, and the program and parking are free.

Call the National Park Service Visitor Center for more information: 805-370-2301.

Directions to Peter Strauss Ranch: Ventura Freeway (101) to Kanan Rd. exit. South on Kanan Rd. 2.8 miles. Turn left on Troutdale Dr. to Mulholland Hwy. Left on Mulholland Hwy. 400' then right into the parking lot. Walk back across bridge on Mulholland Hwy and enter main gate to go into the ranch area.

Did You Know?

Sue Nelson, Jill Swift, and Margo Feurer were instrumental in the movement to create a national recreation area near Los Angeles.

Four state parks were the triumph of a grassroots movement to protect open spaces minutes from Los Angeles in the 1950s & 60s. Three women, Sue Nelson, Jill Swift, and Margo Feuer further galvanized the movement that helped make Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area a reality in 1978.