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With SB50 shelved, what should California do about the housing shortage?
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With SB50 shelved, what should California do about the housing shortage?

Senate Bill 50 from Sen. Scott Wiener, D-San Francisco, has been shelved for the year. Last week, the Senate Appropriations Committee put the...

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A mostly vacant mall in Mission Viejo may be replaced by 105 homes
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A mostly vacant mall in Mission Viejo may be replaced by 105 homes

More than 100 single-family homes and townhouses may soon replace a mostly vacant mall off Los Alisos Boulevard near the 241 toll road in Mission...

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Angel Stadium talks should be public to get a fair deal, labor and community groups demand at rally
News 6 days ago
Angel Stadium talks should be public to get a fair deal, labor and community groups demand at rally

Anaheim officials shouldn’t make a long-term deal for Angel Stadium – one of the city’s biggest public assets – in private, and any deal must...

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Major revamp of Santa Ana’s MainPlace mall, including allowing up to 1,900 apartments, clears a hurdle in getting city approval
News 1 week ago
Major revamp of Santa Ana’s MainPlace mall, including allowing up to 1,900 apartments, clears a hurdle in getting city approval

A $300 million project to make over Main Place mall in Santa Ana with hundreds of apartments, more entertainment and a fancier food court boasting...

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Board passes on 6,800-square-foot Huntington Beach surf mural, calls it ‘harsh to the eye’
News 1 week ago
Board passes on 6,800-square-foot Huntington Beach surf mural, calls it ‘harsh to the eye’

Appreciation of art is an exercise in subjectivity. One person’s masterpiece is the next person’s eyesore. That truism was on full display at last...

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SB50 gets us the infill development we need to address OC’s housing shortage
News 1 week ago
SB50 gets us the infill development we need to address OC’s housing shortage

Elected officials use the term “housing crisis” to describe California’s pervasive shortage of homes. This language implies that the state’s...

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San Clemente man sculpts Mother’s Day tribute in sand to honor his mom — and all other mothers
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San Clemente man sculpts Mother’s Day tribute in sand to honor his mom — and all other mothers

DANA POINT — Mother’s Day has always been special for Jay Bellamy. “To me, there’s only one love that comes close to the love of our Heavenly...

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Yorba Linda’s equestrian community makes pitch for public stables and arena
News 1 week ago
Yorba Linda’s equestrian community makes pitch for public stables and arena

Equestrians in Yorba Linda see 27 acres of city-owned property off Bastanchury Road as their last, best hope for public stables. To entice broad...

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Is your rent affordable?
News 1 week ago
Is your rent affordable?

Rents have been rising for almost a decade, going up faster than incomes. If you are a renter, we’d like to hear how rising rents are affecting you...

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Real estate news: Santa Ana apartment complex sells for $7.52 million; Brea office building sells for $33.5 million
News 1 week ago
Real estate news: Santa Ana apartment complex sells for $7.52 million; Brea office building sells for $33.5 million

clememn A 38-unit apartment complex in Santa Ana has sold for $7.52 million to a private investor in Newport Beach. The property, at 701 E. 5th St....

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How the Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge virtual queue system will work after the initial reservation-only period
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How the Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge virtual queue system will work after the initial reservation-only period

A second wave of visitors descending on Galaxy’s Edge after the initial reservation-only period will still need to book a time to enter the new...

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How Disneyland will enforce the 4-hour reservation window for Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge
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How Disneyland will enforce the 4-hour reservation window for Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge

Disneyland expects that four hours will be enough time for most visitors to explore Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge during the initial reservation-only...

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Goodwill bigwigs get their hands dirty to build a connection with store employees
News 2 weeks ago
Goodwill bigwigs get their hands dirty to build a connection with store employees

Nicole Suydam, president and CEO of Goodwill of Orange County, high-fives Olivia Miranda, 5, at the Santa Ana store on Monday, May 6, 2019. Eddie...

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No matter the technology, commercial real estate will always be a local trade
News 2 weeks ago
No matter the technology, commercial real estate will always be a local trade

When I started plying my trade in the early 80s, our means of sourcing new business were the phone, a Rolodex, shiny shoes, and a big smile! My, my...

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Are retail jobs in a funk? It’s complicated
News 2 weeks ago
Are retail jobs in a funk? It’s complicated

By Anne D’Innocenzio, The Associated Press The overall economy is adding jobs, but there’s one spot that appears to be in a funk: retail. Overall,...

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LAFC Stadium project revitalizes area around Exposition Park
News 3 weeks ago
LAFC Stadium project revitalizes area around Exposition Park

During Clayton Pearce's senior year at Manual Arts High School, the grounds of the nearby Los Angeles Memorial Sports Arena felt like an abandoned...

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HOA Homefront: Can we limit dogs in our community?
News 3 weeks ago
HOA Homefront: Can we limit dogs in our community?

Q: Our HOA recently voted to update our CC&Rs. One section prohibits ownership of numerous breeds of dogs the board considers dangerous. Since...

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Californians won’t willingly give up their cars, and you can bet on it
News 3 weeks ago
Californians won’t willingly give up their cars, and you can bet on it

Since the early 1970s time of ex-Gov. Jerry Brown’s first term in office, California officials from the top down have tried to coax Californians...

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Developer proposes replacing Laguna Hills Mall with 2,100 apartments, hotel and more
News 3 weeks ago
Developer proposes replacing Laguna Hills Mall with 2,100 apartments, hotel and more

About 2,100 apartment units, a boutique hotel, a three-acre park, four office buildings and a movie theater are just a part of an updated proposal...

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Backers of Anaheim Performing Arts Center revise plans, renew fundraising efforts
News 1 month ago
Backers of Anaheim Performing Arts Center revise plans, renew fundraising efforts

Retired doctor and art collector Howard Knohl realizes that while Anaheim tries to work out a lease deal for Angel Stadium, his ambitious plan for...

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Sealed bids being accepted for 4 condos that went unsold at county auction
News 1 month ago
Sealed bids being accepted for 4 condos that went unsold at county auction

The county will auction four probate properties, with sealed bids due by noon on Thursday, April 25. The four properties include a 1,437-square...

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Toydarian Toymaker: Step inside an interstellar toy store at Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge in Disneyland
News 1 month ago
Toydarian Toymaker: Step inside an interstellar toy store at Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge in Disneyland

Step inside the Toydarian Toymaker marketplace stall in Galaxy’s Edge at Disneyland and you’ll find a winged alien flitting around the back of her...

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Feel bad for Southern California’s tenants as vacancy tightens and rents climb
News 1 month ago
Feel bad for Southern California’s tenants as vacancy tightens and rents climb

You have to feel for local renters. Their options are limited. Rents are soaring. And constructing a solution — both literally and figuratively —...

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Is California really a low property tax state?
News 1 month ago
Is California really a low property tax state?

To hear progressives tell it, California’s property tax is way too low and needs to be increased to fund the critical needs of schools and local...

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Did you know Roger Staubach is largely responsible for ‘tenant rep’ role? Here’s how it works
News 1 month ago
Did you know Roger Staubach is largely responsible for ‘tenant rep’ role? Here’s how it works

A commercial real estate professional’s work is generally divided between listings in two ways: representing an owner or helping find a building...

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Just 4% of Los Angeles-Orange County rental units empty, 7th tightest U.S. market
News 1 month ago
Just 4% of Los Angeles-Orange County rental units empty, 7th tightest U.S. market

Folks seeking a residence in Los Angeles and Orange counties had fewer choices of empty rentals last year. Vacant units equaled 4% of the L.A.-O.C....

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Cracker Barrel will open its second Southern California store in Rialto on May 13
News 1 month ago
Cracker Barrel will open its second Southern California store in Rialto on May 13

Cracker Barrel Old Country Store, a one-stop shop for country fried steak, country music on CDs, and smock dresses, will open May 13 along the 210...

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Walmart to remodel 21 California stores, expand customer services and technologies
News 1 month ago
Walmart to remodel 21 California stores, expand customer services and technologies

Walmart e-commerce manager Brandon Michaels demonstrates the new in-store Pickup Tower at the Walmart Superstore in Pico Rivera, Calif. Aug. 28,...

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Laguna Woods Village artisans showcase their talents at community bazaar
News 1 month ago
Laguna Woods Village artisans showcase their talents at community bazaar

Rhonda Ryckman looks at jewelry with her cousin Marie Rice during the Laguna Woods Village Bazaar on Saturday, April 6, 2019. Residents of the...

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A small town with big plans, La Palma could add 1,000 condo units and a luxury hotel
News 1 month ago
A small town with big plans, La Palma could add 1,000 condo units and a luxury hotel

La Palma has entered into an negotiation agreement with a developer to renovate a 114-acre site off Valley View Street and Orangethorpe Avenue....

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