Garden Grove’s Big Wet Gamble

City officials have pledged $100 million in subsidies for the Great Wolf Lodge, a massive indoor waterpark hotel resort, with the hope that it will be an enduring economic engine for the city.

An Uneven Start to a New Era in Garden Grove

In the year since his upset victory in last November’s mayoral election, Bao Nguyen has brought new voices and more transparency to City Hall. But along the way he’s rankled his council colleagues and been called politically naive.