The Fountain Valley City Council is considering plans for a 65′ high Clear Channel electronic message board of 672 sq. ft. (each face) with 850,000 lights and 48″ pole diameter. This digital blight would be placed near the Fountain Valley water tank at Euclid/Ellis at the 405 freeway.
This towering sign will be seen far and wide….into Costa Mesa. It will broadcast commercial, static ads for 8 seconds each. In the event of an Amber Alert or other emergency, that would be broadcast instead. There’s already a sign on this freeway for these types of emergency alerts. Similar existing signage in Costa Mesa at 23′ and 31′ in size. Yet this one will be a towering 65′ tall sign….34 – 42 feet higher! Continue reading