November 21, 2019
Voice of OC: Anaheim ramps up security at public meetings amid effort to quash debate and push through stadium deal
People now have to walk through metal detectors and get their bags searched before going to Anaheim City Council meetings, an effort that began just after the City Council began limiting debate and preparing for a fast-track public consideration of the billion dollar Angels stadium deal next month.
A decision on a proposed residential and commercial project where the First American building now sits in downtown Santa Ana will have to wait until December.
While they’re still seeking more money to refurbish the playground at Lions Park, Costa Mesa officials will start the work with $1 million in state funding they’ll formally receive on Tuesday, Nov. 19.
Protesters at Huntington Beach City Hall Monday, Nov. 18, made it clear that they would not accept development of the “Magnolia Tank Farm” without a fight.
The second time was the charm for a list of sought-after projects in the Costa Mesa Police Department, as the City Council voted Tuesday night to approve a three-year plan to bankroll the efforts.
The Newport Beach City Council muzzled plans for a westside dog park Tuesday night, yielding to complaints from neighbors who said off-leash canines would drag down their property values and quality of life.
Sheriff’s homicide detectives are trying to determine who built the .45-caliber handgun, a 1911-model pistol. The weapon included a partially built receiver, meaning it did not contain a serial number.
Armed gangs are clearing forests to set up a grow operation. They wouldn’t be planting marijuana or other crops long favored by Mexican cartels, but something potentially even more profitable: avocados.
Publication Date: November 21, 2019