Business and Tourism

Rep. Ed Royce Speaking At Anaheim Chamber of Commerce Legislative Committee Today

From the Anaheim Chamber of Commerce: The Anaheim Chamber of Commerce Legislative Committee will welcome 39th District US Congressman Ed Royce to their monthly meeting on February 20th, 2015.  Congressman Royce currently serves as chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee and has been a regular fixture on television, radio news broadcasts and in other media commenting on major world ...

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Gadfly Groups End Their Litigation Against Anaheim Convention Center Expansion

Two gadfly groups, CATER (Coalition of Anaheim Taxpayers for Economic Responsibility) and the Inland Oversight Committee (IOC) have ended their destructive litigation against the Anaheim Convention Center Expansion in exchange for the city agreeing not to seek reimbursement for its legal costs. Here’s the press release from the City of Anaheim: LEGAL OPPOSITION DROPPED BY PLAINTIFFS IN ANAHEIM CONVENTION CENTER ...

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Judges Issues Final Ruling In Favor Of GardenWalk Hotels Agreement

OC Superior Court Judge David McEachen has ruled against a left-wing activist group’s lawsuit against Anaheim’s economic assistance agreement (EAA) with the GardenWalk Hotels project. As we reported two weeks ago, Judge McEachen issued a tentative ruling against Orange County Communities Organized for Responsible Development (OCCORD), the union-funded progressive advocacy group that in 2013 filed a pretty flimsy lawsuit seeking ...

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OC Register Columnist Speculates On A Disney Role In Stadium’s Future

The OC Register’s veteran real estate columnist Jonathan Lansner has penned a new column speculating on a role for Disney should the Angels depart for greener pastures in Tustin or elsewhere. He freely acknowledges having no special knowledge or insight into the negotiations or Disney’s strategic planning. Some excerpts: The city of Anaheim and the Angels have broken off their ...

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Will Comic-Con Leave San Diego for Anaheim?

A freshly-posted Los Angeles Times story examines whether the world-famous Comic-Con Convention will leave San Diego (it’s home for 40 years) for Anaheim or Los Angeles, which are aggressively wooing the giant show that draws 130,000 attendees every year. San Diego’s planned convention center expansion has been on since a court decision last summer knocking the legs out of the ...

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BREAKING: Court Ruling On GardenWalk Lawsuit Goes Against OCCORD & Cory Briggs

The Orange County Superior Court has issued a tentative ruling against the lawsuit filed by Orange County Communities Organized for Responsible Development (OCCORD) in an attempt to invalidate the economic assistance agreement (EAA) between the City of Anaheim and the GardenWalk hotels project. The leftist activist group (which is funded largely by unions and progressive foundations) had hired liberal trial ...

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Construction Starts On Jefferson Platinum Triangle Luxury Apartment Development

The revivification of the Platinum Triangle continues apace: last week, construction began last week on the Jefferson Platinum Triangle project, a luxury apartment development from JPI/TDI Companies. From the OC Register: Construction begins Thursday on a 400-unit luxury apartment complex near Angel Stadium, the second project to mark a revival of Anaheim’s stalled Platinum Triangle residential and commercial development. Known ...

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First-of-Its-Kind High-Density WiFi Network Being Installed In Anaheim Convention Center

This came over the transom from the City of Anaheim: ANAHEIM CONVENTION CENTER INSTALLS FIRST-OF-ITS-KIND HIGH DENSITY WIFI NETWORK  ANAHEIM, Calif. (Jan. 15, 2015) – The Anaheim Convention Center and Anaheim/Orange County Visitor & Convention Bureau (AOCVCB) today announced a $2.5 million investment by Smart City Networks into the convention center’s WiFi network system capability, currently making it one of ...

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CATER Loses Again: Court Denies Gadfly Group’s Request To Block Use of Convention Center Expansion Bond Money

Another day, another courtroom loss for CATER (the so-called “Coalition of Anaheim Taxpayers for Economic Responsibility”). Working in partnership with one of leftist trial lawyer Cory Briggs’ front groups (the Inland Oversight Committee), CATER has been fighting a losing battle against the city’s twice-approved plan to expand the Anaheim Convention Center. CATER/IOC filed a lawsuit saying the Anaheim Public Finance ...

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