Escondido Awaits Decision by High Court

The proposed new ballpark in Escondido (CA) for the Triple-A Tucson Padres (Pacific Coast League) remains on life support, in no small part because the city failed to act on a deal before the California Legislature passed bills that effectively eliminate local redevelopment agencies, unless municipalities make hundreds of millions in payments to the state.  A decision by the California Supreme Court on the constitutionality of these measures could be handed down before the end of the year.  According to Steve Peace, the spokesman for the Padres’ ownership, the project needs to move forward by the end of January.  Read more here.

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