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Thursday, October 13, 2016

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The funds approved by the California Strategic Growth Council are designed to help Californians drive less and reduce the greenhouse gas emissions contributing to climate change.

Over  $12 million, for the Santa Ana Arts Collective, which will develop 58 affordable housing units.

Please see the detailed information about the project below:

Project Title:

Santa Ana Arts Collective

Project Location:

Santa Ana

Applicant Name:

Meta Housing Corporation

Project Type:

ICP

Disadvantaged Community:

86‐90 percent

MPO:

SCAG

Project Description:

Total Award:

$12,028,626

Located in a jobs‐ and transit‐rich area of Orange County, the proposed Santa Ana Arts Collective (SAAC) repurposes a 1968 commercial building into 58 units of affordable housing. It would also convert Bush Street, one block from SAAC, into a bike‐ and pedestrian‐enhanced street that provides a safer route to the Santa Ana Civic Center. The project caters to artists and families earning 30 percent to 60 percent of area median income.

 

For more information from the California Strategic Growth Council

Tuesday, September 13, 2016

The Orange County Fair & Event Center is not going anywhere thanks to legislation signed by Governor Jerry Brown on Monday.

“I thank the governor for his support for my bill, which deletes the provisions of state law exposing the property to a potential sale,” said Assemblyman Tom Daly (D-Anaheim). “The Fair & Event Center is a source of pride and enjoyment for people across Orange County, and this ensures it will remain the special place that it is.”

Monday, September 12, 2016

Gov. Jerry Brown signed a bill Monday prohibiting the sale of the Orange County Fair & Event Center in Costa Mesa.

"I thank the governor for his support for my bill, which deletes the provisions of state law exposing the property to a potential sale," Assemblyman Tom Daly (D-Anaheim) said in a statement Monday. "The Fair & Event Center is a source of pride and enjoyment for people across Orange County, and this ensures it will remain the special place that it is."

Monday, September 12, 2016

Gov. Jerry Brown put pen to paper Monday and signed a bill that bars the sale of the Orange County Fair & Event Center property.

The bill, AB 1907, was introduced in February by state Assemblyman Tom Daly, D-Anaheim, and passed by wide margins in the Assembly and Senate, on June 1 and Aug. 17, respectively.

Wednesday, September 7, 2016

A bill that would prevent the sale of the Orange County Fair & Event Center property is heading to Gov. Jerry Brown for review.

State Assemblyman Tom Daly, D-Anaheim, introduced AB 1907 in February, with the intention of striking down two provisions of state law allowing the sale of the 150-acre property by the state Department of General Services.

Sunday, September 4, 2016

A bill that would prevent the sale of the Orange County Fair & Event Center in Costa Mesa is awaiting Gov. Jerry Brown's review.

Assembly Bill 1907 by Assemblyman Tom Daly (D-Anaheim) cleared both houses of the state Legislature by wide margins over the summer and now requires the Democratic governor's signature to become law.

Saturday, September 3, 2016

A bill that would prevent the sale of the Orange County Fair & Event Center in Costa Mesa is awaiting Gov. Jerry Brown's review.

Assembly Bill 1907, from Assemblyman Tom Daly (D-Anaheim), cleared both houses of the state Legislature by wide margins over the summer and now requires the Democratic governor's signature to become law.

Friday, August 5, 2016

Encinitas is still ground zero for housing policy debate, San Diego lawmakers speak out against gun control measures, a slate of new bills signed into law and more in our weekly digest of news from Sacramento.

At least five local slow-growth ballot initiatives will come before voters across California in November. Measures in Del Mar, Santa Monica and other cities would hand voters the power to approve large developments and changes in major planning documents and zoning.

Friday, July 1, 2016

In Event Held at State Capitol, Students from Anaheim High School Finished First in Contest to Build Children’s Playhouses to Support Charitable Causes

Assemblymember Tom Daly visited with students from Anaheim High School Wednesday as they competed in the inaugural Statewide Design-Build Championship in Sacramento.

The competition required high schoolers to both design and build structurally sound playground equipment within a two-day time period. Anaheim finished in first place.

Thursday, June 2, 2016

The California State Assembly voted today to approve AB 1907, legislation by Assemblymember Tom Daly (D – Anaheim) to prevent the sale of the Orange County Fair & Event Center property.

AB 1907 eliminates a pair of provisions in state law authorizing the sale of the property. That authority has existed since 2009, when the State Legislature agreed to support a proposal by then-Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger to sell the fairgrounds, along with several other sites, as part of an effort to close a $42 billion state budget deficit during the Great Recession.