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Arte Moreno Cancels Plans To Sell The Angels

Angels owner Arte Moreno has canceled plans to sell the MLB franchise, the team announced today, saying Moreno will continue as team owner through the 2023 season and beyond. “During this process, it became clear that we have unfinished business and feel we can make a positive impact on the future of the team and the fan experience. This offseason ...

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Council Approves Agreement With State Greenlighting Deal To Keep Angels, Sell Stadium Site

The Anaheim City Council voted 5-2 on Tuesday to approve an agreement with the state Attorney General that greenlight a modified $320 million deal that keeps the Angels in Anaheim until at least 2050 and sells Angel Stadium and the surrounding acreage to an Arte Moreno-led partnership. Attorney General Rob Bonta and Mayor Harry Sidhu announced the agreement on Monday ...

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Judge Rules Against Gadfly Lawsuit To Stop Stadium Sale

A judge has issued a preliminary ruling against a local gadfly group’s Brown Act lawsuit seeking to void a deal in which Angel’s owner Arte Moreno would buy the stadium stile and keep the team in Anaheim until 2050. Judge David Hoffer unequivocally ruled against the People’s Homeless Task Force’s contention that the deal violated the Brown Act, stating that ...

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Mayor Sidhu: On Anaheim Stadium Deal, The Truth Will Emerge

Sometimes the truth reveals itself in ways you would never expect. Who would have thought that Angel Stadium sale critic and Anaheim City Council Member Jose F. Moreno would be the star witness in the city’s response to a lawsuit opposing the sale. It is hard to believe, given the implications of Moreno’s declaration supporting the lawsuit against the city ...

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Mayor Sidhu: Anaheim Stands Strong With Angel Stadium Plan

Anaheim has put forth the largest expansion of affordable housing in our city’s history with our plan for the future of Angel Stadium of Anaheim. Yet, from where we stand today, that may not be enough for California. For months, Anaheim has talked with the state’s Department of Housing and Community Development about moving forward with a stadium site sale ...

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Where Was Transparency On Angels Talks While Tait & Moreno Were In Charge?

Councilman Jose F. Moreno has been re-posting this September 29, 2020 op-ed by Wylie Aitken, an Orange County super-attorney, Democratic fundraiser and Chair of the Board of the Voice of OC.  He served as Anaheim’s lead negotiator with the Angels from 2015 until (presumably) the end of 2018. In the op-ed, Aitken outlines his reasons for opposing the recently approved ...

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Jose Moreno’s Deceptive Angel Stadium Math

The narrative being broadcast by Councilman Jose F. Moreno and his political and media allies – in their attempt to derail the Angels agreement – is that the stadium site is being sold for less than it is worth. However, upon closer examination, Moreno’s numbers don’t add up. Last week, the Anaheim City Council voted 5-2 to approve agreements keeping ...

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