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Lucille Kring: “Mayor Tait Seems Bent on Driving the Angels Out”

Anaheim Insider here. The gloves are really off now. Lucille Kring unleashed a broadside on Friday against Tom Tait after the Angels informed the City they were terminating negotiations on the MOU. She told the LA Times: “Mayor Tait seems bent on driving the Angels out in order to demolish the stadium and make a quick buck on more generic ...

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One Year Later: The Mystery of the “Two Versions” of the Angels Economic Impact Report Revealed!

It’s been a year since the Anaheim City Council voted 4-1 (Mayor Tait in opposition) to approve a non-binding MOU establishing the framework of an agreement between the city and the Angels that would have financed the renovation of the stadium at no cost to taxpayers, and generated economic activity on idle city-owned land in the stadium district. This framework ...

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LAT’s Bill Shaikin: “There’s A Deal To Be Made” On the Angels

Los Angeles Times sports columnist published a great column this Sunday, opining that helping secure an agreement to keep the Angels in Anaheim would be a fitting legacy as Bud Selig’s term as baseball commissioner comes to an end: We are 10 days shy of the one-year anniversary of what appeared to be the resolution, a tentative agreement in which ...

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CATER Should Take Its Own Advice and “Stop Lying”

The Ministry of Truth was one of four government bureaucracies that rule fictional Oceania in George Orwell’s classic novel 1984 – the propaganda arm of Ingsoc; its job to twist stated reality to suit the extant needs of the Party. The full-page political advertisement purchased by CATER in yesterday’s Anaheim Bulletin ad embodies the spirit of the Ministry of Truth, ...

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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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Expert: It Would Be Expensive, But Angels Can Relocate

The OC Register reports on the presentation made to the Anaheim City Council last night by sports consultant Daniel Barrett of Barrett Sports Group. Some excerpts: A consultant on Tuesday told the City Council that it could cost $600 million to $700 million to relocate the Angels baseball team to another city within Southern California, likely financed with help from ...

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Serious Flaws In Doti-Adibi Analysis of Angels Negotiations

The Orange County Register published an interesting opinion article on Sunday by Chapman University President James Doti and economist Esmael Adibi, a “running the numbers” economic impact analysis based on the Angels-Anaheim negotiation framework. It won’t be surprising if some of the usual suspects who assail the Angels negotiations during public comments try to use the Doti/Adibi article as ammunition ...

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