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This week on PBS SoCaL, we delve into the pushback against proposed toll lanes on the Interstate 405 freeway, with local politicians saying the approach is being forced by Sacramento.

They’re urging residents to speak up when the Orange County Transportation Authority board makes its recommendation at a meeting Nov. 8.

We also discuss:

  • Irvine’s two-member council minority criticizes a proposal to build a large sports complex at the Great Park, while the majority says it’s not that different from existing plans.
  • Orange County’s fire marshal is fired after her department charged businesses at least $1.7 million for safety inspections that never happened.

Voice of OC’s weekly news segments are broadcast on PBS SoCaL Wednesdays and Fridays at 5 p.m.

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