Coastal Commission Staff Report Eliminates All Public Benefits, Coastal Access, Open Space, Native American Programs

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Newport Banning Ranch Owners Say Coastal Commission Staff Report is “De-facto Denial” of Project–Eliminates All Public Benefits, Coastal Access, Open Space, Native American Programs

Vows to Challenge Report Because of False Assumptions on Impacts Commission Staff Relied Almost Solely on Data from Project Opponents
PR Newswire
NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., Aug. 29, 2016

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., Aug. 29, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Saying the most recent California Coastal Commission staff report is a “de-facto denial of the project,” Newport Banning Ranch property owners say they will challenge the report’s conclusions which are mostly based on false assumptions provided by experts representing project opponents. The 172 page staff recommendation released late Friday would allow development on less than 10 acres of the 401 acre property, essentially killing the project which proposed using approximately 70 acres for homes and commercial uses and permanently preserving about 300 acres for natural open space, hiking and biking trials, and nature and Native American educational programming.

Kim Campaign Statement Fuels Tax Return Controversy

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:                                 CONTACT: Matt Reilly
August 25, 2016                                                                  (916) 201-9636

 
KIM CAMPAIGN STATEMENT FUELS TAX RETURN CONTROVERSY
FULLERTON, CA—The campaign of Assembly District candidate Sharon Quirk-Silva today released the following statement in response to opponent Young Kim’s continued refusal to release her tax returns for the past five years in spite of new questions regarding their propriety:

“In lock-step with Donald Trump, Young Kim continues to hide her tax returns from public scrutiny. And now, a statement from the Kim campaign contradicts legally required disclosure statements she and her husband filed with government agencies and signed under penalty of perjury. “In an interview with a conservative online blog on August 5th (link here), Asm. Young Kim’s campaign tried pouring cold water on her tax issues, emphatically stating that her returns were complete, including a claim that Kim’s husband, Charles, spent 2015 as a volunteer and had no income.

Garden Grove Unified School District Trustee Teri Rocco Endorses Rickk Montoya For Garden Grove City Council

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact: Jason Mills (714) 576-4303
Garden Grove Unified School District Trustee Teri Rocco Endorses Rickk Montoya For Garden Grove City Council District 6 
 

Garden Grove, CA             Garden Grove Unified School District Trustee Teri Rocco today announced her Endorsement of Rickk Montoya for Garden Grove City Council District 6. “I’m delighted to endorse Rickk Montoya for Garden Grove City Council,” said Trustee Rocco. “Rickk is a strong pillar in his community and has innovative ideas to continue improving the city of Garden Grove. I know that Rickk will serve his constituents diligently and ensure that they will be a part of the decision-making process.”

Trustee Teri Rocco was appointed to the Garden Grove Unified School District Board of Education in 2015 and has been a longtime Garden Grove resident.

Unsecured Property Tax Payment Deadline is August 31

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Unsecured Property Tax Payment Deadline is August 31
Orange County Treasurer-Tax Collector Shari Freidenrich reminds those with unsecured property taxes due for Fiscal Year (FY) 2016-17 relating to business property, leased equipment, boats and aircraft to submit payment by Wednesday, Aug. 31, 2016, to avoid late charges. Any unsecured property tax payments received after Wednesday, Aug. 31, 2016, that do not show a US Postal Service date stamp for the 31st or earlier will be charged a 10% delinquent fee and a $75 late charge.