Tag Archive for Garden Grove

Register Letter Writer Hits Home Run

Each morning as I sit and read the Orange County Register I tread lightly when I turn to the letters and opinion pages of the Local section. Generally I find a litany of rants attacking Hillary, undocumented immigrants, Democrats and Muslims mixed in with those singing the praises of George W. Bush, the Minutemen, Republicans…

UPDATE on Garden Grove’s Controversial Downtown Condo Project

Remember when I told you in February about the controversial condo project in the works in Downtown Garden Grove? Well, some interesting things have been happening since late February. I just got an update in my inbox from Save Historic Main Street. Here’s what’s been happening since the last time we checked in. Regarding the…

Pass The Barbecue Sauce Janet’s Serving Up More Pork

Once again First District Supervisor Janet Nguyen is demonstrating that she is Orange County’s “Queen of Pork Barrel Spending”.  According to a story in today’s edition of the Orange County Register Janet is proposing to spend $100,000 of taxpayer monies on two metal arches for Main Street in Garden Grove pending approval of the city council. The…

Bye-bye Wal-Mart in Garden Grove

What was once thought to be a forgone conclusion, the landing of a Wal-Mart Supercenter in central Garden Grove, is now another dead deal for the retail center at the corner of Brookhurst St. and Chapman Avenue.  For decades the city of Garden Grove has struggled to make the retail center become successful.  Thus far,…

Garden Grove Protests Hurting Main Street

Merchants worry that continuing demonstrations against Viet Weekly magazine might hurt business By DEEPA BHARATH The Orange County Register GARDEN GROVE – Merchants on Main Street are eager to see the end of protests by the Vietnamese-American community against a magazine, which, the protesters say, sympathizes with communists and terrorists. The protests on Main Street…