OC Cities Rush to Protect Redevelopment Assets

At least three OC cities this week are planning to take steps
that would shield redevelopment resources from being absorbed by
Gov. Jerry Brown’s proposal to eliminate redevelopment
agencies.

The Rights and Wrongs of Redevelopment

The Shops at Mission Viejo is a redevelopment success story,
while adjacent Kaleidoscope Courtyards is a redevelopment failure.
The Laguna Hills mall (pictured) never even had the chance. What do
these projects and others say about redevelopment as public
policy?