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The Baltimore Sun

Bommer Canyon

"Only in California can you see a 40,000-acre natural landmark right in the middle of one of the nation’s most vibrant and economically important urban areas," Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger says of the land, which mostly surrounds Irvine. The governor was accompanied by a smattering of state and local officials, along with Scouts and elementary school students. Irfan Khan / Los Angeles Times