Skip to comments.Irvine’s Not-So-Great Park may mean much higher density housing
Posted on 05/31/2012 10:32:16 AM PDT by Mark Landsbaum
Many NIMBYs werent bothered by the idea that the City of Irvine would siphon off millions of dollars in property tax to develop the ostentatiously named Great Park on the closed El Toro Marine base, turning the expanse into a place to romp and play for those who live around it.
We wonder how they feel now that the park is destined to be not so great, thanks to a ruling by state officials that $1.4 billion (with a B) in property funds cant be spent on the boondoggle, also known as the Balloon-doggle, after its signature floating orange balloon.
The Los Angeles Times reported today that...
(Excerpt) Read more at orangepunch.ocregister.com ...
Instead of an orange balloon, everyone should just get one of these!
Are there anymore orange trees left in Orange County??? Or are they too a distant memory????
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