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O.C. Register moving from Santa Ana to make way for development

O.C. Register moving from Santa Ana to make way for development

The Orange County Register, which has called Santa Ana home for 111 years, will move to Anaheim next year, the paper announced Wednesday.

The move to a location near Angel Stadium comes after Digital First Media purchased the Register and its sister paper, the Riverside Press-Enterprise, from Freedom Communications in a March bankruptcy auction for $49.8 million.

The deal included the paper’s Santa Ana real estate, later flipped to Santa Ana developer Mike Harrah for a reported $34 million.

The Register’s new home at 2190 Towne Centre Place, Publisher Ron Hasse told the paper, will have a “modern environment that inspires...

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