Posts Tagged ‘save the fair’

5-0 Vote to Start Up Ballot Initiative

November 4, 2009

fireworksLast night was a great night for the Save the Fair effort!!  The Costa Mesa City Council voted 5-0 to direct staff to begin putting a ballot initiative together to lock in the fairgrounds zoning. 

This is the first step towards taking back local control over our County Fair, and I want to thank everyone for their help and support.  With the citizens of Orange County and particularly Costa Mesa, united together, this can be a great way for all of us to make sure the OC Fair stays as it is for a long time to come. 

We have a long road ahead of us, but we are headed in the right direction, and I want to sincerely thank all of you, as well as the Costa Mesa City Council for their support of the fairgrounds.

Please become a Facebook fan of Save the Fair if you haven’t already, or urge your friends to do the same. 


Jim Righeimer


Big News for Save the Fair Advocates!

November 3, 2009

In case you haven’t heard, Costa Mesa Mayor Allan Mansoor has placed on the agenda a directive to immediately have staff process everything necessary to have the citizens of Costa Mesa vote in June to lock in the zoning for the Fairgrounds.  We expect a 5-0 vote.  This will give a loud message to all potential developers and speculators that the citizens will do whatever it takes to Save The Fair.

Our main objective here at Save the Fair is to protect and lock in the zoning of the fairgrounds for generations to come so that no matter who buys the property from the state knows it can only be used as a fairgrounds. 

Please come to the meeting tomorrow night to show your support, and if you haven’t already, become a facebook fan here.