AirTalk for November 3, 2011

OC Journalists’ round table

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Orange County

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What would a ‘supercity’ look like? According to a recent study, merging Seal Beach, Rossmoor and Los Alamitos into one metropolis could save nearly $3 million a year by combining services and eliminating redundant administration.

The bidding war to buy the bankrupt Crystal Cathedral is heating up. Chapman University upped it's purchase offer, putting it in competition with the Catholic Diocese of Orange.

And a former gymnastics coach, who coached the 1984 U.S. Olympic team to eight medals along with shepherding a string of international champions, has been accused of sexually abusing three of his young trainees.

Larry and our talented trio of Orange County journalists riff on these stories and some of the latest news from Orange County.

Guests:

Gustavo Arellano, managing editor of the OC Weekly; Author of “Ask a Mexican” (Scribner)

Norberto Santana, Editor-in-Chief of the Voice of OC, a non-profit investigative news agency that covers Orange County government and politics online

Chris Knap, Editor, Government, Politics and Investigations at the Orange County Register


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