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Council Approves Stadium Sale for $325 Million; Angels To Stay Through 2050

At an 8-plus hour long special council meeting yesterday, the Anaheim City Council voted 4-2 to approve a purchase and sale agreement (PSA) under which SRB Management, a development partnership controlled by Angels owner Arte Moreno, would buy Angel Stadium and the surrounding property for $325 million. As part of the sale, the Angels committed to splaying in Anaheim for ...

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Moreno, Critics Spreading Misinformation About Angels Deal

The city’s proposed sale of Angel Stadium and the surrounding 153 acres to the Angels for $325 million has landed like a flash bang grenade among the usual circle of “experts,” gadflies and critics of Mayor Harry Sidhu and the city council majority – leaving them scrambling for arguments to oppose the deal. They had convinced themselves that any agreement ...

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“Free Speech” Hypocrisy From Moreno, Barnes & Gadfly Guild

There’s been a lot of hand-wringing and violin-playing from Councilmembers Jose Moreno and Denise Barnes and their minions – claiming the council majority is being tyrannical and stifling free speech due to a few instances of tabling Moreno items with little discussion. This criticism is hollow and hypocritical given how Moreno and Councilmember Denise Barnes staunchly supported Mayor Tom Tait’s ...

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Harry Sidhu Appointed To OCTA Board of Directors

Last week, Anaheim Mayor Harry Sidhu was appointed to the Orange County Transportation Authority Board of Directors, representing the population-weighted seat from the 4th Supervisor District. He defeated Councilman Jose F. Moreno, who had been appointed to the seat in November 2018. The appointment was made by the City Selection Committee – the body made up of Orange County’s mayors ...

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Moreno’s Disappearing Text Message About “Apparently Leaked” Stadium Appraisal

In early October, Councilman Jose F. Moreno claimed the Angel Stadium appraisal had been leaked. He claimed an unnamed resident asked him about the appraisal and allegedly nearly guessed the amount. Based on Moreno’s allegation, the Voice of OC published a story claiming the appraisal was “apparently leaked”: Moreno said a resident asked him about the appraised value within a ...

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Moreno to Anaheim Residents: Parks Are For The Homeless, Too

During council discussion following a staff update in homeless issues in Anaheim, District 3 Councilman Jose F. Moreno felt it necessary to “remind” Anaheim residents that the homeless have just as much right to use the parks, and warned they shouldn’t be alarmed by homeless people loitering in city parks: So parents, next time to bring your kids to the ...

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The Moreno Hypocrisy Show, Episode 75

Twice a month, Anaheim residents are treated to a one-man show of virtue-signalling, political gamesmanship and hypocrisy, courtesy by Councilman Jose F. Moreno. Last week was no exception. Take just one example: his sermon during council comments at the end of the meeting.  Moreno singled out representatives of the building and mobile home industries who spoke in opposition to his ...

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Angels Stadium Negotiations And Apparent News Reporting

Say you own a rental house, and one day your tenant spends his own money to put in an expensive swimming pool and jacuzzi, complete with rock slide, grotto and tropical landscaping. Would your reaction to your tenant spending an enormous sum to improve your property, “Hey! You’re only doing that for your own benefit!” That’s pretty much the gist ...

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Should Anaheim Public School Teachers Push Radical Politics On Their Students?

Should public school teachers use their jobs to indoctrinate their students, impressionable young people, in political ideology – especially ones far out of the mainstream of the taxpaying public? Should they hold up violent communist revolutionaries and domestic radicals as objects of esteem for their students? Sadly, that is a question to which citizens and taxpayers must give increasing thought ...

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