Angel Stadium

Where Was Transparency On Angels Talks While Tait & Moreno Were In Charge?

Councilman Jose F. Moreno has been re-posting this September 29, 2020 op-ed by Wylie Aitken, an Orange County super-attorney, Democratic fundraiser and Chair of the Board of the Voice of OC.  He served as Anaheim’s lead negotiator with the Angels from 2015 until (presumably) the end of 2018. In the op-ed, Aitken outlines his reasons for opposing the recently approved ...

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Jose Moreno’s Deceptive Angel Stadium Math

The narrative being broadcast by Councilman Jose F. Moreno and his political and media allies – in their attempt to derail the Angels agreement – is that the stadium site is being sold for less than it is worth. However, upon closer examination, Moreno’s numbers don’t add up. Last week, the Anaheim City Council voted 5-2 to approve agreements keeping ...

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Anaheim Council Approves Agreement To Keep Angels, Sell Stadium Site for $320 Million, Transform Site

The Anaheim City Council early this morning approved several agreements that collectively will keep the Angels in Anaheim until at least 2025 and potentially until 2075, while selling the stadium site to partnership led by team owner Arte Moreno, which will transform the site with a mixed use development that will create 75,000 construction and permanent jobs, and ultimately generate ...

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Stadium Deal Critics: Sound and Fury, Signifying Nothing

Opponents of the agreement to keep the Angels in Anaheim and sell the stadium site at fair market value to Arte Moreno for jobs- and revenue-creating development are resorting to increasingly frayed arguments. Unicorn Valuations From Unnamed “Experts” Councilman Jose F. Moreno and former Mayor Tom Tait continues claiming the stadium site is worth “hundreds of millions ” more than ...

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Former Mayor Curt Pringle: Anaheim Will Keep The Angels In The Outfield

In 2004 and 2005, while serving as  Mayor of Anaheim, the City of Anaheim underwent a massive revision of its General Plan.  This document represents the city’s long-term planning for land  use, development, opportunities for new housing, future  transportation, environmental issues and other important issues for the city to prepare for over a forty-year horizon. One of the most important ...

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Angel Stadium Agreement: Myths And Media Bias

This evening at 6:00 p.m., the Voice of OC is holding a live online discussion of the Angels agreement, featuring a panel of a dozen “professionals.” Who are these professionals? There’s Jeannine Robbins, a council gadfly and Anaheim City Council candidate who has filed a lawsuit (using her paper People’s Homeless Task Force as a cut-out) alleging the December 2019 ...

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Angel Stadium Agreement: $320 Million Sale Price, 7-Acre Public Park, Hundreds of Affordable Housing Units

On September 9, the Anaheim Planning Commission will take up the proposed final agreement keeping the Angels in Anaheim while selling the stadium and surrounding acreage to SRB Management, a partnership controlled by team owner Arte Moreno.  The highlights of the agreement: A final sale price of $320 million, consisting of $150 million in cash and $170 million in city-requested ...

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Truncated Angels Baseball 2020 Season Begins July 23

Major League Baseball will begin playing a truncated 2020 season in fan-less stadiums nest week. The Angels kick off their season with a home opener at Angel Stadium on July 23 against the Oakland A’s. The 2020 season is off to such a late start due to the COVID-19 pandemic.  Training camps only opened two weeks ago, and teams could ...

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Councilman Jose Moreno Wants To Impose More Taxes In Anaheim

District 3 Councilman Jose F. Moreno is taking advantage of the state-imposed economic shutdown and the legalized cannabis business discussion to beat the drum for more taxes in Anaheim: taxes on telecom, ticket taxes on the Disneyland Resort, the Angels and the Honda Center. Is anyone really surprised? At a Zoom townhall he hosted on May 11, Moreno signaled his ...

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Angel Stadium Sale: Council Approves Accelerating Stadium Development Plan, $10 Million Payment To City

The Anaheim City Council this evening voted 6-1 to accelerate development of the Angel Stadium site, in an action that will advance submittal of the stadium site development plan and put $10 million into city coffers more than year early. In December 2019, the Anaheim City Council approved an agreement under which the Angels agreed to stay in Anaheim until ...

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