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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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Anaheim Council Approves Agreement To Keep Angels, Sell Stadium Site for $320 Million, Transform Site

The Anaheim City Council early this morning approved several agreements that collectively will keep the Angels in Anaheim until at least 2025 and potentially until 2075, while selling the stadium site to partnership led by team owner Arte Moreno, which will transform the site with a mixed use development that will create 75,000 construction and permanent jobs, and ultimately generate ...

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Angel Stadium Agreement: Myths And Media Bias

This evening at 6:00 p.m., the Voice of OC is holding a live online discussion of the Angels agreement, featuring a panel of a dozen “professionals.” Who are these professionals? There’s Jeannine Robbins, a council gadfly and Anaheim City Council candidate who has filed a lawsuit (using her paper People’s Homeless Task Force as a cut-out) alleging the December 2019 ...

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