OC Fairgrounds: SOLD! to the Highest Bidder

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Public opposition has been growing for months, but today the state auctioned off the Orange County Fairgrounds in Costa Mesa. The Governor and other proponents of privatizing public assets predicted a price between $90 and $80 million. The high bid was $6 million, from Craig Realty Group of Newport Beach.

Credits

Guests:
Allan Mansoor - Mayor of Costa Mesa, H.D. Palmer - California State Department of Finance - @HDatFinance, Jeff Young - Deputy Director, California Department of General Services

Host:
Warren Olney

Producers:
Christian Bordal, Sonya Geis