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April 20, 1987 | NANCY RIVERA BROOKS, Times Staff Writer
The stomping grounds of Marshal Matt Dillon, Laura Ingalls and about 1,000 head of cattle are up for sale. Big Sky Movie Ranch in Simi Valley, which has masqueraded as Kansas for "Gunsmoke" and Minnesota for "Little House on the Prairie" among other places, will be auctioned in four parcels totaling 6,711 acres.
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June 15, 1987 | From United Press International
None of the auction bids offered Saturday for most of the 10,000-acre Big Sky Movie Ranch were accepted by the firm that owns the famed film and television locale and had hoped to sell the land for more than $30 million. Following the auction for four parcels totaling 6,711 acres 35 miles northwest of Los Angeles in Simi Valley, representatives of the Big Sky Movie Ranch Co. declined to accept any of the offers.
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BUSINESS
June 15, 1987 | From United Press International
None of the auction bids offered Saturday for most of the 10,000-acre Big Sky Movie Ranch were accepted by the firm that owns the famed film and television locale and had hoped to sell the land for more than $30 million. Following the auction for four parcels totaling 6,711 acres 35 miles northwest of Los Angeles in Simi Valley, representatives of the Big Sky Movie Ranch Co. declined to accept any of the offers.
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April 20, 1987 | NANCY RIVERA BROOKS, Times Staff Writer
The stomping grounds of Marshal Matt Dillon, Laura Ingalls and about 1,000 head of cattle are up for sale. Big Sky Movie Ranch in Simi Valley, which has masqueraded as Kansas for "Gunsmoke" and Minnesota for "Little House on the Prairie" among other places, will be auctioned in four parcels totaling 6,711 acres.
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October 1, 1987 | DENISE HAMILTON, Times Staff Writer
A bluff in the Tierra Rejada Valley and a sprawling ranch in the Simi Valley Hills are among the sites being considered for the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library, Ventura County officials and Reagan Presidential Foundation members say. Foundation members remain tight-lipped about the library's ultimate location but say they're getting close to a decision.
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April 13, 1988 | DENISE HAMILTON, Times Staff Writer
For years, Ventura County's cows have fended off natural predators with hoofs and horns. But no cow in its right mind wants to charge a suburban shopping mall. So, as development marches inexorably into the canyons, plains and ranges of Ventura County, cows and their owners are pulling up stakes and moving to greener pastures. In less than 20 years, the beef cattle herd has dropped by two-thirds and the county's three feedlots have closed.
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March 31, 1988 | DENISE HAMILTON, Times Staff Writer
For years, Ventura County's cows have fended off natural predators with hoofs and horns. But no cow in its right mind wants to charge a suburban shopping mall. So, as development marches inexorably into the canyons, plains and ranges of Ventura County, cows and their owners are pulling up stakes and moving to greener pastures. In less than 20 years, the beef cattle herd has dropped by two-thirds and the county's three feedlots have closed.
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April 3, 1988 | DENISE HAMILTON, Times Staff Writer
For years, Ventura County's cows have fended off natural predators with hoofs and horns. But no cow in its right mind wants to charge a suburban shopping mall. So, as development marches inexorably into the canyons, plains and ranges of Ventura County, cows and their owners are pulling up stakes and moving to greener pastures. Remote Sites In less than 20 years, the beef cattle herd has dropped by two-thirds and the county's three feedlots have closed.
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