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New housing projects on council agenda

WESTMINSTER CITY Council will consider two proposed housing projects Wednesday night.

Two public hearings for projects which could add 61 new housing units to the city are on the agenda for Wednesday’s meeting of the Westminster City Council.

The first is for the consolidation of three lots into one in order to clear the way for the development of 11 multi-family homes at 7241 and 7251 20th St. The second is for the development of 50 residential rental units at 14800 Beach Blvd.

Also on the agenda is the second reading of an ordinance changing the title of mayor pro tem to vice mayor.

The council meets at 7 p.m. in its chambers at 8200 Westminster Blvd.


The Orange County Transportation Authority is encouraging youth to explore their community this summer by getting out and visiting Orange County’s many attractions using the discounted OCTA Youth Summer Pass.

For the past 16 years, OCTA has provided a summer bus pass for those 18 and younger as part of a youth ridership program.

The 30-Day Youth Summer Pass is a limited-time discount on the youth monthly pass. The pass is being offered to youth ages 6 to 18 and costs $20, half off the typical price. It is valid for unlimited rides on the 65 OC Bus routes for 30 consecutive days between June 1 and Aug. 31.

The Youth Summer Pass is on sale June 1 through Aug. 15, and this year, can be purchased using the mobile ticketing feature of the OC Bus app. Passes can also be purchased on the OCTA website, by calling (714) 560-5932, at Orange County Ralphs, Vons and Northgate Gonzalez Market locations and at the OCTA Store, 600 S. Main St. in Orange.

To find out more about the OCTA Youth Summer Pass, visit


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