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Council Approves Taxpayer Protection Act, Rejects Ballot-Box Budgeting, Switches Angels Negotiator

The Anaheim City Council voted on a number of controversial agenda items last night in a marathon meeting that lasted until almost midnight. Anaheim Taxpayer Protection Act Councilwoman Kris Murray’s proposed amendment to the city charter would raise the vote threshold for the city council to place a new or increased tax before the voters from a simple majority to ...

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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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OC Register Columnist: “Keep Angels’ Halo Glowing In Anaheim”

AM790 conservative talk radio host and OC Register opinion columnist penned a column for the editorial pages today calling on the Anaheim City Council to approve a deal with the Angels along the lines of the negotiation framework approved last September. Here’s an excerpt from his column: Fast forward to today, the stadium is 18 years older and is estimated ...

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Conflict Claims About CSL Report Are A Lot Of Hooey

I’ve been out of town and returned to read this article in the Voice of OC: “Conflict Questions Cloud Report on Angels’ Impact.” The “conflict questions” pertain to the fact that Conventions, Sports & Leisure, the consulting firm that prepared a report for the city on the positive economic benefits of having the Angels in Anaheim, is a wholly-owned subsidiary ...

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Mayor to OCBC: Willing To Let The Angels Leave Anaheim

Word has been spreading in OC political circles about comments Anaheim Mayor Tom Tait made a couple of weeks ago at a meeting with the Orange County Business Council’s executive board. One subject that came up was negotiations with Angels. The opt-out for the Angels is in 2017, and the team would have to tell the city by 2016 if ...

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