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Hoornstra: At last, the Angels can grow permanent roots in Anaheim
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Hoornstra: At last, the Angels can grow permanent roots in Anaheim

The Angels, like millions of us here, have always been renters. At birth, they rented Dodger Stadium from the Dodgers. Since 1966, they rented...

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As Long Beach loses the Angels, officials consider what will fill 13-acre waterfront lot
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As Long Beach loses the Angels, officials consider what will fill 13-acre waterfront lot

Don’t cry because it’s over; smile because it happened. That’s the glass-half-full response Long Beach officials gave to the announcement the Los...

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Dana Point’s five-star Monarch Beach Resort sold for $497 million
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Dana Point’s five-star Monarch Beach Resort sold for $497 million

The five-star Monarch Beach Resort in Dana Point — where an average night will cost you $380— has changed ownership again, this time selling for...

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Angels agree to stay in Anaheim through 2050, stadium to be sold for $325 million
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Angels agree to stay in Anaheim through 2050, stadium to be sold for $325 million

Anaheim’s hometown baseball team would continue playing in Angel Stadium for another 30 years, and the city would sell the stadium and 133 acres...

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Laguna Hills Mall redevelopment plan met with some initial skepticism from City Council members
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Laguna Hills Mall redevelopment plan met with some initial skepticism from City Council members

The company redeveloping the Laguna Hills Mall spent months talking with the community to create a new plan, reducing office space and the number...

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Real estate news: Industrial complex in Garden Grove sells for $34 million
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Real estate news: Industrial complex in Garden Grove sells for $34 million

Rexford Industrial has acquired 12752-12822 Monarch St. in Garden Grove for $34 million. Kevin Shannon, Scott Schumacher and Ken White, Jeff Read...

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This Thanksgiving, give thanks for private property rights
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This Thanksgiving, give thanks for private property rights

Families will argue this Thanksgiving. Such arguments have a long tradition. The Pilgrims had clashing ideas about how to organize their settlement...

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Are new industrial buildings too expensive? Look beneath them for the answer
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Are new industrial buildings too expensive? Look beneath them for the answer

Vacant land needed for construction of manufacturing and warehouse structures hardly exists in our area. Why, you ask? Years of robust demand have...

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Real estate news: Logistics hub coming to former Kimberly-Clark campus in Fullerton
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Real estate news: Logistics hub coming to former Kimberly-Clark campus in Fullerton

Goodman Group has acquired the former Kimberly-Clark campus in Fullerton and plans to redevelop the 65-acre manufacturing and distribution center...

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Anaheim, Angels have second meeting scheduled on stadium deal
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Anaheim, Angels have second meeting scheduled on stadium deal

A week after their first, much-anticipated meeting on a potential stadium deal, Anaheim and Angels Baseball officials will sit down again on Friday...

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Huntington Beach residents protest against development of ‘tank farm’ oil storage site
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Huntington Beach residents protest against development of ‘tank farm’ oil storage site

Protesters at Huntington Beach City Hall Monday, Nov. 18, made it clear that they would not accept development of the “Magnolia Tank Farm” without...

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$4.5 billion from tech giants won’t dent California’s housing shortage
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$4.5 billion from tech giants won’t dent California’s housing shortage

SAN FRANCISCO — A mile from Apple’s headquarters in Cupertino, California, lies the sun-faded carcass of the Vallco Shopping Mall. At the moment it...

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Aerial photos show Avengers Campus construction as Marvel land takes shape at Disney California Adventure
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Aerial photos show Avengers Campus construction as Marvel land takes shape at Disney California Adventure

New aerial photos of the Avengers Campus under construction at Disney California Adventure show the Marvel themed land taking shape ahead of a 2020...

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Commercial real estate mailbag: Does Amazon own or buy warehouses?
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Commercial real estate mailbag: Does Amazon own or buy warehouses?

Occasionally it is healthy to purge the inbox — in a manner of speaking — and share with you some happenings in the world of commercial real estate...

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Anaheim leaders report encouraging first meeting with Angels over stadium lease
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Anaheim leaders report encouraging first meeting with Angels over stadium lease

Anaheim leaders say their first sit-down with Angels Baseball representatives was productive, as they work toward negotiating a lease agreement to...

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Anaheim briefs: Planning for a Victorian Christmas
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Anaheim briefs: Planning for a Victorian Christmas

Victorian Christmas open houses are planned at Founders’ Park for Dec. 7 and 14 and Jan. 4. The family-friendly celebration of the holidays will...

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Could 5,600 homes, a Sac State campus come to Placer County?
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Could 5,600 homes, a Sac State campus come to Placer County?

A plan to transform more than 13 square miles of Placer County farmland sandwiched into a vast development has inched closer to reality. The final...

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Why raise property taxes when revenues are way up?
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Why raise property taxes when revenues are way up?

During this past summer there were dozens of media stories about big increases in property tax revenues. Orange County was typical. The taxable...

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Field of American flags in Orange honors military service
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Field of American flags in Orange honors military service

Veterans Day is Monday, Nov. 11, but Orange’s Community Foundation will extend its tribute to military service and sacrifice throughout the week....

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Debit cards replace paper checks to ease shopping, reduce stigma, in government-funded nutrition program
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Debit cards replace paper checks to ease shopping, reduce stigma, in government-funded nutrition program

California residents who receive money for food through the Women, Infants and Children Supplemental Nutrition Program are now getting electronic...

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Bothwell Ranch — known as the Valley’s last remaining orange grove — is headed toward historic status, but there’s an issue with the trees …
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Bothwell Ranch — known as the Valley’s last remaining orange grove — is headed toward historic status, but there’s an issue with the trees …

By Eric Heinz LOS ANGELES – The Bothwell Ranch in Woodland Hills, deemed one of the last commercial orange groves in Los Angeles, has been approved...

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Tommy Bahama closes suddenly after 10 years in downtown Laguna
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Tommy Bahama closes suddenly after 10 years in downtown Laguna

Happy Hour at Tommy Bahama’s was booming Tuesday, Nov. 5, just hours before the restaurant and retail space was set to be shuttered after nearly a...

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Developer scales back apartments, commercial space in proposal for redeveloping Laguna Hills Mall
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Developer scales back apartments, commercial space in proposal for redeveloping Laguna Hills Mall

The company redeveloping the Laguna Hills Mall has significantly shrunk its target for how many apartment units and how much office space it wants...

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Long Beach, West Orange County nonprofits to celebrate grand relaunch with Jewish Long Beach premiere night
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Long Beach, West Orange County nonprofits to celebrate grand relaunch with Jewish Long Beach premiere night

A reception and film screening will serve as a grand relaunch of Jewish Long Beach, a merger of the Jewish Federation and Jewish Community...

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The false premises and promises of the push for split roll: Carolyn Cavecche
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The false premises and promises of the push for split roll: Carolyn Cavecche

I guess desperate times call for desperate measures. But I am keeping my fingers crossed that California voters, already living in the highest...

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Gov. Newsom throws California’s interior under the bus: Joel Kotkin
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Gov. Newsom throws California’s interior under the bus: Joel Kotkin

Gov. Gavin Newsom has committed himself to look for ways of “unlocking the enormous potential” of the Central Valley, but in reality he seems more...

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Environmental planning can help communities meet increasing challenges, CSUF expert says
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Environmental planning can help communities meet increasing challenges, CSUF expert says

Communities today face growing challenges with urban sprawl, climate change, crises like hurricanes and tornadoes, health concerns and more. Are...

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Real estate news: Wyndham hotel in Irvine rebranded under Sonesta
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Real estate news: Wyndham hotel in Irvine rebranded under Sonesta

An Irvine hotel has been rebranded and debuted Friday, Nov. 1 under management by Sonesta International Hotels Corp. The former Wyndham hotel at...

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27 years of lives changed with Hope for Housing Foundation
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27 years of lives changed with Hope for Housing Foundation

Eighteen-year-old Sebastian Gutierrez moved to Arbor Villas in Yorba Linda when he was 3 years old. At the time, his mom was desperately looking...

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Voters will be asked to approve $496 million bond measure for Rancho Santiago Community College District
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Voters will be asked to approve $496 million bond measure for Rancho Santiago Community College District

Administrators of Santa Ana and Santiago Canyon community colleges will ask voters in March to approve raising $496 million through the sale of...

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