What’s the Final Price Tag for Angel Stadium?

City of Anaheim officials have released a proposed sales agreement to sell the 153-acre Angel Stadium site and the surrounding land around it to a freshly-minted, shadowy LLC with undisclosed ownership interests that include Angels owner Arte Moreno. The sales agreement, which ties up the stadium land for future negotiations until next Spring, raises a starting price of $325 million along with a host of potential deductions for things like labor agreements, affordable housing and parks, which could significantly lower the final sales price.

Santa Ana Councilman Publicly Calls Out Dark Money Campaign, Welcomes FBI Interview

Councilman Juan Villegas, who also works as a special officer at the Orange County Sheriff’s Department, is publicly alleging that one the key people behind the controversial 2525 N. Main St. project admitted to him their involvement in a dark money campaign to influence the 2018 Santa Ana city council elections – which involved hiding $320,000 in campaign money through a shell company.

Santana: Can DA Todd Spitzer and Sheriff Don Barnes Survive The Evidence Booking Scandal?

A disturbing OC Sheriff’s Department Audit of late evidence bookings finds that 30 percent of evidence booked by deputies over the last two years didn’t comply with policy. While photos and videos are the majority of late bookings, there’s also cash, drugs and guns among the items booked into evidence late, sometimes by as much as a month. The audit, kept secret until recently, raises a host of issues for Sheriff Don Barnes and District Attorney Todd Spitzer and could affect thousands of criminal cases across Orange County.

O.C. Homeowners in High Fire Hazard Areas Seek Insurance Options

Some Trabuco Canyon and Rancho Santa Margarita homeowners recently took to social media, shocked when their insurance companies raised prices and dropped customers following the 2018 California wildfires, leaving them scrambling to find alternative insurance options to protect their properties.