The latest developer attempting to revive Garden Grove’s ‘rusty skeleton’ wants to convert the nine-story, rusted steel structure on Garden Grove Boulevard into 400 units of affordable senior housing, the largest affordable housing project in the city’s history.
Garden Grove officials are increasingly confident the city will reach a crucial milestone this year, with hotel bed taxes on track – for the first time in history — to surpass sales tax as the city’s single largest revenue source.
In 2016, Voice of OC delved into how corporations spend to influence public policy, the ways in which politicians pull the levers of government to stay in power, and how they use their public offices for private gain.
Regardless of who wins the District 6 seat, either Rickk Montoya or Kim Nguyen will be the city’s first-ever Latino council member. While the two Democrats have similar stances on the issues, the community is divided over their candidacies.
They will go as part of a local business delegation to meet with the leaders of a Shanghai-based multinational construction and real estate firm with plans for more than $850 million in development in Garden Grove.