A ballot measure would add certainty to height and density restrictions in Laguna Beach - See what Costa Mesa, Dana Point, and other cities have done
- The official, impartial analysis of Costa Mesa's Proposition Y that clearly put voters in control of major development.
- One of the Liberate Laguna developers tried to stop enforcement of Cosa Mesa's limitations and failed.
- The "Ballotpedia" coverage of the pro and con arguments for major development restrictions.
- Read Costa Mesa's full ballot measure to put residents in control of major development.
- Summary of Dana Point's ballot initiative for responsible development
Downtown Specific Plan (DSP)- Significant changes that would alter the look of downtown forever
- Draft of the proposed Downtown Specific Plan
- Development Agreement Manual from the League of California Cities
Mohammad "Mo" Honarkar ($20,000 to Liberate Laguna)
- Plans for "Museum Hotel" (The entire block north of the Art Museum)
- Plans for The Cleo ( the block north of Ralphs - height and density exceptions)
- Local residents are against caving in on building restrictions necessary to build The Cleo
- Trouble in Irvine - Mo is halted from converting a golf course to a high-density apartment complex.
- How much money does Mohammad have, and where did it come from?
Sanderson J Ray Construction ($17,000 to Liberate Laguna)
- Sanderson files suit against Coast Mesa's development limitation initiative
- Sanderson's latest apartment building development project
Economic Feasibility of Public vs Private Parking Garages in Laguna (it's clear why developers want the public to pay)
- City's intensive study of the cost and return on building more parking garages finds they can not pay for themselves
Who are the Developers who Donated to Liberate Laguna?
- Developer Spending for City Council 2018
- Summary of donations as of Oct 30
- Form 460-Campaign Disclosure Statement-Liberate Laguna PAC Jan 1 - June 30, 2018
- Form 460-Campaign Disclosure Statement-Liberate Laguna PAC July 1 - Sept 22, 2018 - AMENDED
- Form 497-Contribution Report-Liberate Laguna PAC Oct 10, 2018
- Form 497-Contribution Report-Samuel Goldstein- October 1, 2018
- Form 497-Contribution Report-Samuel Goldstein- October 22, 2018
- Form 460-Campaign Disclosure Statement-Liberate Laguna Sept 23 - Oct 20, 2018
Shopoff Reality/Enterprises ($33,000 to Liberate Laguna)
- Approval of the huge Shopoff Realty Investments condo project in Newport Beach will be delayed because many of the Planning Commision members have to recuse themselves for Conflict of Interest.
- Shopoff Realty Investments spent $800,000 on land zoned for residential, then changed that into a million square foot high-volume warehouse.
- Shopoff gets a black eye on Yelp from resident-neighbors upset at the disregard for development completely incompatible for the existing residential community.