MALIBU, Calif. (AP) — Barbra Streisand says she understands that California has to sell her donated 22-acre Malibu ranch to help balance the state budget but hopes the buyer will preserve its “special habitat.”
The singer released a statement last week about Gov. Jerry Brown’s decision to put Ramirez Canyon and other state-owned properties up for sale.READ MORE: Storm Not Enough To Make A Dent In California's Drought, Expert Says
Streisand donated the property to California and the state’s Santa Monica Mountains Conservancy in 1993. It contains rolling meadows, creeks and custom homes.READ MORE: News Conference Wednesday In ‘Rust’ Shooting Death Of Halyna Hutchins
Streisand wanted the property that was valued at $15 million to become an environmental conference and study center.
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