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Last effort to stop sale of O.C. Fairgrounds

January 12, 2010 12:44:40 AM PST
Orange County officials make a last ditch effort on Tuesday to convince Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger to stop the sale of the Orange County Fairgrounds.Local politicians say they'll deliver more than 50,000 signatures of people who oppose the sale to the governor.

State officials say they already have seven bids on the property, which is set to be auctioned off on Thursday to help ease California's budget crisis.

The Orange County Board of Supervisors and the city of Costa Mesa agreed to jointly bid on the 150-acre property if the sale is not stopped.