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    City Council declares homeless emergency along river trail, across Anaheim

    The Anaheim City Council unanimously voted early Wednesday to declare a health and safety state of emergency to address homelessness along the Santa Ana River Trail and across Anaheim. Read on...
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    Dec. 19 City Council meeting set for Downtown Anaheim Community Center

    Anaheim’s Dec. 19 City Council meeting is moving to the Downtown Anaheim Community Center directly next to City Hall. Read on...
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    Anaheim seeks city’s first poet laureate

    Anaheim is seeking its first poet laureate and literary ambassador to help inspire appreciation of poetry and the arts in the city. Read on...
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    Anaheim marks World Kindness Day, hosts ‘Wonder’ movie premier as part of #ChooseKind initiative

    Anaheim is joining cities across the country in encouraging kindness and celebrating those who “choose kind” with thank-you breakfasts and a special screening of the film “Wonder.” Read on...
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    Road closures for Disneyland races this weekend

    There will be several road closures and possible traffic delays around Disneyland and the Platinum Triangle this weekend as the park hosts its Avengers Super Heroes Half Marathon, Thor 10K and Spider-Man 5K. Read on...
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    Anaheim proclaims ‘City of Kindness’ as official motto, broadens work to spread kindness

    City Council action comes as Anaheim marks World Kindness Day with ‘Wonder’ movie screening, library events, lighting ARTIC blue Read on...
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    Raul Quezada retiring as Anaheim Police chief

    Anaheim Police Chief Raul Quezada is retiring effective Monday. Quezada, Anaheim’s first Latino chief, was appointed interim chief in May 2013 and appointed chief in December 2013. Read on...
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    Community invited to join Mayor Tait for screening of ‘Chasing the Dragon,’ opioid crisis discussion

    Anaheim Mayor Tom Tait on Wednesday will join FBI officials, drug treatment providers and others for a look at the opioid crisis in Orange County and a special screening of “Chasing the Dragon: The Life of an Opiate Addict.” Read on...
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    After serving 50 people, Canyon Fire 2 assistance center now closed

    A community assistance center for those impacted by Canyon Fire 2 helped 50 people access services as part of the first steps of recovery and now has closed. Read on...
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    Canyon Fire 2: near containment, no further updates unless conditions change

    Canyon Fire 2 is nearing full containment with no further threats to neighborhoods as of Monday morning. Read on...
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    Canyon Fire 2 assistance center helps nearly 50 people over two days, set to reopen half-day Monday

    A community assistance center for those impacted by Canyon Fire 2 has helped nearly 50 people since opening Friday morning and is set reopen for a final half-day Monday. Read on...
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    Resources offered for residents affected by Canyon Fire 2

    An assistance center opens Friday morning in Anaheim to help residents whose homes were destroyed or damaged by Canyon Fire 2 as well as anyone else affected by the fire. Read on...
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    Evacuations lifted for east Anaheim neighborhoods impacted by Canyon Fire 2

    All Anaheim residents evacuated due to Canyon Fire 2 are clear to return to their homes at 7 p.m. Tuesday. Read on...
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    ACC North debuts at Anaheim Convention Center

    The Anaheim Convention Center this week officially opened ACC North, its largest and most significant expansion in nearly two decades. Read on...
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    Anaheim takes next step in addressing homeless emergency by naming program leader

    Assistant City Manager Kristine Ridge designated as lead contact for stepped up efforts to address homelessness along the river trail, across Anaheim Read on...
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    Free Anaheim Health Fair & Citizenship Clinic Sept. 23-24

    The Anaheim Health Fair & Citizenship Clinic, featuring free medical, dental and vision services as well as help with citizenship applications, is set for Sept. 23 and 24 at the Anaheim Convention Center. Read on...
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    Calling All Job Seekers

    Looking for a new opportunity? Employers hiring for thousands of positions are set to be on hand at the free Anaheim/OC Job Fair Expo at the Anaheim Convention Center on Sept. 20. Read on...
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    Mayor Tait: Anaheim will continue to stand with Houston during recovery

    Anaheim’s support for Houston will continue as the city begins a long road to recovery after Hurricane Harvey, Mayor Tom Tait said Friday. Read on...
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    Beat the heat this weekend

    All of Anaheim has been sweating this week, and we’re set to see a peak in the heat Friday with some relief over the holiday weekend. Thankfully, there are some easy ways to keep cool in Anaheim. Read on...
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    Road closures for Disneyland 10K and Half Marathon this weekend

    There will be several road closures and possible traffic delays around Disneyland Resort and the Platinum Triangle this weekend as the park hosts a 10K race and half marathon. Read on...
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    City Council expresses urgency in working with county to address homeless crisis

    The City Council expressed urgency to continue supporting the county of Orange as it works to end homelessness on the Santa Ana River Trail while deferring action on a homeless advocate request to place portable toilets on city land near the riverbed. Read on...
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    Anaheim adopts sunshine ordinance, brings added accountability to local government

    Anaheim’s City Council has taken a major step toward stronger, more responsive and accountable local government with the adoption of a comprehensive “sunshine ordinance.” Read on...
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    Visit Wings of the City and win a trip to Mexico

    A visit to the Wings of the City art exhibit at the Anaheim Convention Center could land you two tickets to fly to Mexico City. All you need to do is enter the Wings of the City video contest. Read on...
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    Have a voice in addressing homelessness in Anaheim

    Homelessness is one of the most pressing and complex issues facing Anaheim. As part of our ongoing effort to address homelessness, the City Council recently created a 14-member Homeless Policy Working Group to look at current and future polices. Read on...
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    Extended summer swim at Pearson Park Pool

    Anaheim kids now have more opportunities to beat the summer heat with a dip in Pearson Park Pool. Starting this weekend, the pool will add a second weekend day of free swim time for the community and stay open an additional month. Read on...
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    Mayor and City Council appoint interim city manager

    The City Council on Tuesday voted to appoint City Clerk Linda Andal as interim city manager. The appointment came on a unanimous, 7-0 closed session vote. Read on...
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    ‘Wings of the City’ brings interactive, internationally acclaimed art to Anaheim

    The ultimate selfie has come to Anaheim. From July 11 to Sept. 30, the Anaheim Convention Center is hosting “Wings of the City,” an outdoor exhibit of nine stunning, larger-than-life bronze sculptures by acclaimed Mexican artist Jorge Marín. Read on...
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    ‘Alas de México’ trae arte interactiva y internacionalmente aclamada a Anaheim

    La mejor selfie ha venido a Anaheim. Entre el 11 de julio y el 30 de septiembre, el Centro de Convenciones de Anaheim va a presentar una exhibición al aire libre de nueve estatuas de bronce impresionantes por el aclamado artista mexicano Jorge Marín. Read on...
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    Do the Fourth right

    As holidays go, Fourth of the July ranks right up there. Who doesn’t love a summer day of fireworks, food, family and fun? We wish everyone in Anaheim an awesome Fourth. But we also want to make sure everyone stays safe. Read on...
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    Luís Alberto Urrea coming to Anaheim as city reads ‘Into the Beautiful North’

    The timely story of a changing Mexican town and its complex relationship with America will captivate Anaheim readers this summer, culminating with a September visit to Anaheim Central Library by Mexican-American author Luís Alberto Urrea. Read on...
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    Downtown Anaheim 5K Run and Flag Day Parade this weekend

    Downtown Anaheim will be bustling with family fun this weekend, with the annual 5K Run on Saturday and the Flag Day Parade on Sunday. Please be aware that both events will also involve some road closures. Read on...
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    Review of Anaheim police chiefs’ work hours concluded

    A city review of the work hours of Anaheim’s police chief and deputy police chief has concluded. Read on...
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    Anaheim mayor shares kindness experience at Strong Cities conference

    Anaheim Mayor Tom Tait in May joined city leaders from across the globe gathered in Denmark to share Anaheim’s experience building a stronger, more connected community through kindness. Read on...
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    Connect the Loop, Bringing Cycling Fun for All

    Join us for a fun-filled day for the whole family and learn about a new plan to expand a bike trail near the hills of east Anaheim. Come enjoy a free street fair with food trucks, entertainment, family activities, bike safety lessons, giveaways and more. Read on...
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    Anaheim named Playful City USA, plans for future of city’s parks

    Anaheim’s efforts to provide residents with great places to play, including our Planning for Parks initiative, has earned the city a designation as a Playful City USA for 2017. Read on...
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    Anaheim’s budget: get involved

    It’s budget time in Anaheim! We are just starting to put together the budget for the 12 months through June 2018, and we need your help. Read on...
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    Anaheim, Nashville mayors wager on Western Conference Final

    Anaheim Mayor Tom Tait has agreed to a friendly wager with Nashville Mayor Megan Barry on the best-of-seven hockey series. Read on...
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    Homeless shelter opens as part of Anaheim’s comprehensive approach to addressing homelessness

    Orange County’s first year-round homeless shelter opens today in Anaheim as part of the city’s comprehensive approach to addressing homelessness. Read on...
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    Anaheim, Edmonton mayors face off in round two hockey playoffs wager

    It’s round two of the 2017 Stanley Cup Playoffs and the Anaheim Ducks are facing off against the Edmonton Oilers. To make the stakes even higher, Anaheim Mayor Tom Tait and Edmonton Mayor Don Iveson have agreed to a friendly wager on the series. Read on...
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    Join us and help shape the future of Anaheim parks

    Kicking off on Earth Day, Anaheim Community Services will conduct a 12-month review that looks at each of our 57 parks, how they serve our communities and what might be needed down the road. Read on...
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    Anaheim wins first-round — and mayors’ hockey bet

    A plush version of Anaheim Ducks mascot Wild Wing is heading to Calgary to be unofficial “mayor for a day” as part of a friendly bet between Anaheim Mayor Tom Tait and Calgary Mayor Naheed Nenshi. Read on...
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    Coyotes in Anaheim: be part of the solution

    Encounters with coyotes are on the rise in Anaheim, and the city is hearing from residents and experts as part of an effort to create a wildlife management plan. Here's some of what we've learned. Read on...
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    Anaheim, Calgary mayors face off in friendly NHL playoffs wager

    Anaheim Mayor Tom Tait and Calgary Mayor Naheed Nenshi have agreed to a friendly wager as the Anaheim Ducks face off against the Calgary Flames in the first round of the 2017 Stanley Cup Playoffs. Read on...
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    Anaheim responde: el agua de la ciudad no fue el problema en el caso de Children’s Dental

    Durante más de un siglo, la ciudad de Anaheim ha entregado agua segura, confiable y de alta calidad a sus residentes, negocios y visitantes. Queremos aclarar que el agua de Anaheim no es el problema en el caso de Children’s Dental. Read on...
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    Anaheim Convention Center welcomes new deputy director, readies 200,000-square-foot expansion

    Joaquin Quesada has been named deputy director of the Anaheim Convention Center. He joins as the center prepares to open 200,000 square feet of new, flexible event space in September. Read on...
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    USA Volleyball donates $200,000 in gear to Anaheim high schools

    It’s not every day you get something for free. But one Friday afternoon in March, high school students in the Anaheim Union High School District received $200,000 worth of free volleyball equipment and gear from USA Volleyball. Read on...
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    Spring Is Here, and With It Comes Wildlife

    Spring is off to a gray start, but there’s a clear sign the season is here: wildlife. Read on...
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    Council Expands Contract Review, Brings Process Closer to Residents

    The City Council has approved changes that will give residents added insight into financial decisions at City Hall. Read on...
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    Anaheim Considers New Fireworks Program With Direct Participation by Schools, Nonprofits

    Anaheim’s City Council voted to introduce a new fireworks sales program that would allow schools and other nonprofits to raise money by operating their own stands in the city. Read on...
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    Mayor Tom Tait's Remarks from Press Conference on Incident Involving Off-Duty LAPD Officer

    Mayor Tom Tait spoke Thursday at a joint press conference with the Anaheim Police Department, Los Angeles Police Department, Anaheim Union High School District, Orange County Human Relations Commission. Read on...
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    State of the City: Innovations in Addressing Homelessness, Drug Abuse, Connecting Residents

    Anaheim Mayor Tom Tait is set to unveil expanded and innovative ways of addressing homelessness, treating drug abuse and connecting residents to their city at his seventh State of the City address on Tuesday, Feb. 7. Read on...
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    Anaheim Continues to Foster Community Ties as Nation Debates Immigration

    With immigration in the national spotlight, Anaheim continues to embrace diversity, treat everyone in our city with dignity and respect and advocate for comprehensive reform to our broken immigration system. Read on...
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    Two new reading programs for kids at the Anaheim Public Library!

    Anaheim Public Library is offering two new, incentive-based reading programs. From Dec. 19 to Feb. 25, students from kindergarten to sixth grade can pick up a Winter Break Reading Challenge activity sheet, complete it and return it for a special prize. Read on...
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    Community celebrates milestones in Ponderosa Park renovations

    During a weekend celebration, community members near Ponderosa Park joined the city of Anaheim for the grand opening of a 10,000 square-foot skatepark and ground breaking of a 12,287 square-foot community center at the park. For more, Anaheim.net/Parks
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    K-9 Monument Dedication to Honor Anaheim's Finest

    Anaheim will honor the bravery and dedication of the city's K-9 officers by unveiling and dedicating "Valor," a monument symbolizing a police dog, on April 3, at La Palma Dog Park. Read on...
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    Construction Alert — April 11-13, 2016

    Evening Lane Closure: Eastbound Katella, between West Street and Hotel Way Read on...
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    Summer Rec Classes Mean Summer Fun!

    Registration is now open for residents to sign up for fun and affordable summer classes offered by the city of Anaheim. Read on...
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    Anaheim Restaurants Named Among County’s Best

    Two Anaheim restaurants were named among Orange County’s top 10 best new restaurants in the April edition of Orange Coast magazine. Read on...
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    K-9 Monument Dedication Honors Anaheim's Finest

    Life-size bronze statue honors K-9 officers' work to protect lives and keep our city safe Read on...
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    Anaheim's Free Compost Giveaway

    ANAHEIM, Calif. (March 10, 2016) -- Compost is great for gardening, especially during a drought, by storing water in the soil longer and reducing runoff and erosion. Read on...
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    10th Annual Anaheim Free Health Fair Set for April 2-3

    ANAHEIM, Calif. (March 9, 2016) Anaheim's annual health fair will celebrate its 10th anniversary Read on...
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    Is March the month for El Niño?

    Anaheim awoke to a taste of El Niño Monday with cold, windy and occasionally heavy rain. Read on...
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    Enjoy the nice weather, but El Niño still in the forecast

    We haven’t seen much of El Niño. But, believe it or not, it’s here. And forecasters aren’t ready to dismiss the potential for heavy rain in Anaheim. Read on...
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    Anaheim Mayor Tait: hate, violence have no place in our city

    Hate and violent confrontation have no place in Anaheim, Mayor Tom Tait said Monday in the wake of events at a downtown park over the weekend. Read on...
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    Residents Gather for Neighborhood Clean-Up Event

    Anaheim residents are partnering with Anaheim Beautiful, the Anaheim Rotary Club and city staff this Saturday for a neighborhood clean-up event on Feb. 27 in the Balsam-Curtis area. Read on...
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    Anaheim Short-Term Rentals Workshop Set for Tuesday, Feb. 23

    The city of Anaheim will host a City Council workshop on short-term vacation rentals on Feb. 23 at 3 p.m. All are invited to learn about current regulations and to hear from residents, rental operators and city staff on future rules and regulations. Read on...
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    Anaheim City Council Unanimously Approves Districting Map

    ANAHEIM, Calif. (Feb. 12, 2016) -- On Tuesday, Feb. 9, the Anaheim City Council unanimously approved the districting map and election sequence for the November 8, 2016 election. Read on...
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    Anaheim State of the City highlights what's new in 2016

    ANAHEIM, Calif. (Feb. 9, 2016) -- Anaheim is poised for a strong 2016 and beyond, Mayor Tom Tait shared today at the annual State of the City event held at City National Grove of Anaheim. Read on...
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    Upcoming freeway closure information, courtesy of Caltrans

    ANAHEIM, Calif. (Feb. 2, 2016) - During February, Caltrans will conduct three significant road projects that could impact Anaheim residents and commuters. Please be advised of the following dates and locations. Read on...
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    Anaheim Special Event Financial Support — Apply Now!

    ANAHEIM, Calif. (Feb. 1, 2016) — The city of Anaheim is now accepting applications for financial support for communitywide special events that will take place from July 2016 through June 2017. Read on...
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    ARTIC Awarded California's Highest Environmental Honor

    Anaheim, Calif. (Jan. 19, 2016) - ARTIC, Anaheim's transit hub offering commuter and leisure train, bus, shuttle and taxi service, has been awarded California's highest environmental honor. Read on...
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    Temporary Anaheim road closures this weekend for Star Wars Half Marathon

    ANAHEIM, Calif. (Jan. 11, 2016) - The city of Anaheim is alerting its residents of temporary road closures this weekend, Jan. 15-17, for the annual Star Wars Half Marathon Weekend hosted by runDisney. Read on...
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    Between storms, check your home

    ANAHEIM, Calif. (Jan. 8, 2016) — The first heavy El Niño storms of the season have passed through Anaheim, leaving us with a glimpse of what’s to come this season. Read on...
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    Rain is here, and so are sandbags

    ANAHEIM, Calif. (Jan. 5, 2016) — As Anaheim sees its first real rains of what is expected to be a heavy El Niño season, the city is reminding residents and business owners that sandbags are available across Anaheim. Read on...
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    Winter weather is coming - are you ready?

    ANAHEIM, Calif. (Dec. 14, 2015) — This winter, Anaheim is expecting something we haven't seen much of lately — rain.

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    Anaheim Public Utilities Offers New Incentives and Rebates for Home Cooling Systems

    ANAHEIM, Calif. (October 8, 2015) The summer season may be behind us, but warm weather is still in the forecast. Read on...
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    Rescheduled due to last month’s rain Anaheim Battle of the Bands to Take Place this Saturday at Pear

    ANAHEIM, Calif. (August 27, 2015) Anaheim’s best middle school and high school bands will compete in the city’s first Battle of the Bands event on Saturday evening, August 29 at Pearson Park Amphitheatre. Read on...
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    Committee Moves Ahead in Shaping Anaheim’s Six Voting Districts

    More than 130 residents from across Anaheim crowded into City Hall on Aug. 19 to review more than two dozen proposed district boundary maps and express support for the map that would best serve their communities. Read on...
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    Summertime is mosquito season – be aware and be prepared

    ANAHEIM, CA - (August 13, 2015) - Summertime is mosquito season, and the City of Anaheim is reminding residents of precautions to avoid mosquito bites and mosquito breeding grounds Read on...
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    Anaheim Cooling Centers Offer Relief from the Heat

    ANAHEIM, CA - (August 12, 2015) - With this weekend’s high-heat advisory, the City of Anaheim is reminding the community of its 10 cooling centers to help residents beat the heat in the coming days. Read on...
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    ARTIC food and dining establishment plans are moving forward

    ANAHEIM, CA - (August 11, 2015) - Plans to open ARTIC’s food and dining establishments, including unique concept dining establishments, an organic coffee bar, a pretzel and frozen yogurt kiosk to complement the existing grab ‘n go food and grocery store Read on...
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    ARTIC Project Named APWA 2015 Public Works Project of the Year

    KANSAS CITY, MO. (August 5, 2015) - The Anaheim Regional Transportation Intermodal Center Project was recently named a 2015 Public Works Project of the Year by the American Public Works Association (APWA). Read on...
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    Free Summer Concerts at Pearson Park

    ANAHEIM, CA - (August 4, 2015) - Two free concerts will be held at the Pearson Park Amphitheatre this month, featuring music the entire family will enjoy. All are welcome to attend the free shows, including free parking. Read on...
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    Anaheim City Council Appoints Emery as City Manager

    ANAHEIM, CA - (July 22, 2015) - The Anaheim City Council tonight approved an employment agreement with Paul Emery as Anaheim city manager.

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    Anaheim Battle of the Bands to Take Place this Saturday at Pearson Park Amphitheatre

    ANAHEIM, CA - (July 16, 2015) - Anaheim’s best middle school and high school bands will compete in the city’s first Battle of the Bands event on Saturday evening, July 18 at Pearson Park Amphitheatre. Read on...
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    ANAHEIM FIRE & RESCUE’S COMMUNITY CARE RESPONSE UNIT IS FIRST IN CALIFORNIA Pilot Program Delivers N

    ANAHEIM, CA - (July 15, 2015) - Anaheim Fire & Rescue, in collaboration with local key leaders in emergency services, have launched a new pilot program: the Community Care Response Unit (CCRU). Read on...
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    Anaheim Quarterly Neighborhood Services Meetings Announced for July

    ANAHEIM, CA - (July 10, 2015) - Attending an Anaheim Neighborhood Services meeting, offered quarterly at locations in the west, east, central and south areas of the city, is an optimal way for residents to meet one-on-one with city staff Read on...
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    Traffic Advisory Today Near Honda Center for Dalai Lama Visit

    ANAHEIM, CA - (July 5, 2015) - Please be advised of additional traffic around Honda Center today for the Dalai Lama visit and 80th birthday celebration. The event is scheduled from 12:00 - 3:30 p.m. To ensure a safe and smooth traffic flow Read on...

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    Fourth of July Safe and Sane Fireworks Available in Anaheim for First Time in 30 Years, Beginning To

    ANAHEIM, CA - (June 28, 2015) - For the first time in 30 years safe and sane fireworks are back in Anaheim, on sale at Honda Center beginning today at 12 noon.  As voted by residents in last year’s June General Election, the Anaheim community can Read on...
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    Media Advisory: City Council To Consider Entertainment Tax Policy

    ANAHEIM, CA - (June 25, 2015) - The Anaheim City Council is expected to consider an entertainment tax policy for the Disneyland Resort at its July 7 meeting as Walt Disney Parks and Resorts evaluates a significant investment in its existing operations in Read on...
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    Fourth of July Safe and Sane Fireworks Available in Anaheim for First Time in 30 Years Sales and usa

    ANAHEIM, CA - (June 18, 2015) - For the first time in 30 years safe and sane fireworks are back in Anaheim.  As voted by residents in last year’s June General Election, the Anaheim community can Read on...

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    Anaheim City Council Approves Hotel Incentive Program

    The Anaheim City Council tonight approved a resolution establishing a Hotel Incentive Program to encourage the development of four-diamond-quality hotels and the renovation of existing properties to four-diamond quality. Read on...
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    Anaheim City Council Approves Balanced Budget for Fiscal Year 2015/16

    Increases to General Fund allocations and Capital Improvement Plan support emphasis on public safety, community outreach and encouraging business growth. Read on...
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    ANAHEIM HONORS FLAG DAY WITH NEW HOMETOWN HEROES VIDEO AND COMMUNITY EVENT

    The City of Anaheim is proud to honor Flag Day this Sunday by introducing a new segment in the City’s Hometown Heroes video series. Read on...
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    Outreach Campaign Invites Residents to ‘Shape Anaheim’s Future’ (Spanish)

    La ciudad de Anaheim está llevando a cabo una amplia campaña de alcance comunitario para que los residentes ayuden a determinar los límites que definirán los seis nuevos distritos electorales que darán forma a Anaheim a partir de 2016. Read on...
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    ANAHEIM PUBLIC UTILITIES HOSTS THE 2015 SAVE WATER EXPO

    Anaheim Public Utilities invites the community to learn more about saving water at the 2015 Save Water Expo. The event will be held on Saturday, June 6, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at ARTIC, the new transportation hub Read on...
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    RESIDENTS ENCOURAGED TO HELP DESIGN DISTRICT SHAPES

    ANAHEIM, CA - (May 28, 2015) - Community meetings are being held to gather comments and ideas for drawing district boundaries. The Advisory Committee on Electoral Districts is reaching out to residents by meeting on various evenings Read on...
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    ANAHEIM HONORS MEMORIAL DAY WITH LAUNCH OF HOMETOWN HEROES VIDEO SERIES

    As our nation celebrates Memorial Day this weekend, the City of Anaheim would also like to salute local resident, WWII veteran and Bronze Star recipient Dr. William Kott by featuring him in the launch of the City’s new Hometown Heroes video series. Read on...
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    TRAFFIC ADVISORY FOR THE ANAHEIM RESORT BEGINNING EARLY FRIDAY MORNING THRU THE WEEKEND, FOR THE DIS

    Please be advised of additional traffic in The Anaheim Resort this Friday morning and throughout the weekend as Disneyland Resort hosts its annual 24-hour day beginning Friday, May 22 at 6 a.m., as well as the kick-off for its 60th anniversary Read on...
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    ANAHEIM CITY COUNCIL LIMITS LANDSCAPE WATERING TO TWO DAYS A WEEK

    The Anaheim City Council has approved an ordinance to restrict landscape watering to two days per week, in an effort to reduce daily water use during the ongoing drought. Read on...
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    ANAHEIM PUBLIC WORKS DIRECTOR NATALIE MEEKS NAMED APWA 2015 TOP TEN PUBLIC WORKS LEADER

    Anaheim Public Works Director Natalie Meeks was recently named as a 2015 Top Ten Public Works Leaders of the Year by the American Public Works Association Read on...
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    ANAHEIM AND CHICAGO MAYORS ENGAGE IN FRIENDLY WAGER DURING NHL PLAYOFFS

    Anaheim Mayor Tom Tait and Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel agreed to a friendly wager as the Anaheim Ducks and Chicago Blackhawks open the Western Conference Finals of the 2015 Stanley Cup Playoffs today at Honda Center. Read on...
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    COMMUNITY INVITED TO SHAPE ANAHEIM’S FUTURE AND PROVIDE INPUT TO DRAW CITY COUNCIL DISTRICTS

    Anaheim residents are encouraged to participate in community meetings and Shape Anaheim’s Future. Anaheim’s current At-Large electoral system will, for the first time, change to a By-District system made up of six districts. Read on...
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    Temporary Road Closures, May 9-10, For Tinker Bell Half Marathon Weekend

    Runners, joggers and walkers will take to the streets of Anaheim on Saturday and Sunday mornings, May 9-10, during the 2015 Tinker Bell Half Marathon Weekend. The Tinker Bell Half Marathon Weekend, taking place Thursday – Sunday, May 7-10 Read on...
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    May the 4th Be With You!

    Recently, thousands of guests from a galaxy far, far away visited Anaheim for the four-day 2015 Star Wars Celebration event, held at the Anaheim Convention Center. They offered their greetings to be shared with residents on this very special day, May 4th. Read on...
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    Anaheim and Calgary Mayors Engage in Friendly Wager During NHL Playoffs

    Anaheim Mayor Tom Tait and Calgary Mayor Naheed Nenshi agreed to a friendly wager as the Anaheim Ducks and Calgary Flames go head-to-head in the second round of the 2015 Stanley Cup Playoffs. Read on...
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    Anaheim Water Conservation Poster Contest Winners to be Honored at Angel Stadium of Anaheim

    In celebration of May being Water Awareness Month, Anaheim Public Utilities and Angels Baseball will honor the winners of the 25th Annual Water Conservation Poster Contest at Angel Stadium of Anaheim Read on...
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    Anaheim Approves New City Planning Director

    David Belmer will join the City of Anaheim as Planning Director, effective May 26, it was approved and announced at Tuesday night’s City Council meeting. Belmer brings more than 25 years of experience in municipal government Read on...
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    ANAHEIM’S 9TH ANNUAL FREE HEALTH FAIR MAY 29-31 3-day event

    ANAHEIM, CA - (April 22, 2015) - Through dynamic partnerships with Remote Area Medical (RAM) California, GBS Linens, Inc. and Anekant Community Center, along with invaluable community sponsorship Read on...
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    Cinco De Mayo

    ANAHEIM, CA - (April 27, 2015) - Food, games, carnival rides and music will be part of the annual family-friendly Cinco de Mayo Fiesta and Carnival in Anaheim, taking place April 30 – May 3 at La Palma Park in Anaheim. Read on...
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    ANAHEIM CONVENTION CENTER BREAKS GROUND ON SEVENTH EXPANSION

    ANAHEIM, CA - (April 21, 2015) - The City of Anaheim today broke ground on the seventh expansion to the world-famous Anaheim Convention Center,  for a significant construction project that will add more meeting space, more economic impact Read on...
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    REMEMBERING JACKIE ROBINSON’S VISIT TO ANAHEIM, ON MLB’S JACKIE ROBINSON DAY

    ANAHEIM, CA - (April 15, 2015) - As Major League Baseball and America remember the late Baseball Hall of Famer Jackie Robinson today, the City of Anaheim is proud to recall when Robinson spent time in Anaheim to film his biographical movie Read on...
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    MIRALOMA PARK AND FAMILY RESOURCE CENTER GRAND OPENING CELEBRATION SET FOR APRIL 11

    ANAHEIM, CA - (April 6, 2015) - The Miraloma Park and Family Resource Center in Anaheim’s Park Lane neighborhood  is set to open on Saturday, April 11 at 11 a.m., and the entire community is welcome to join the grand opening celebration.

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    Anaheim Police Department Conducts Minor Decoy Operation

    ANAHEIM, Calif. (Dec. 4, 2017) – The Anaheim Police Department’s Vice Unit conducted a Minor Decoy Operation at nine Anaheim locations on Nov. 30, 2017. The operation resulted in one citation. Read on...
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    Anaheim Police Department Receives Grant for Pedestrian and Bicycle Safety

    ANAHEIM, Calif. (Dec. 1, 2017) – The Anaheim Police Department (APD) has been awarded a $70,000 grant to improve the City’s ongoing commitment Read on...
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    DOMESTIC VIOLENCE SUSPECT IN STABLE CONDITION AFTER OFFICER INVOLVED SHOOTING

    ANAHEIM, CALIF (November 25, 2017) – Homicide Detectives and District Attorney Investigators are investigating an Officer Involved Shooting in Anaheim, which occurred during a domestic violence investigation earlier this afternoon. Read on...
  4. Fire Press Release

    Anaheim Fire & Rescue to Host Wildfire Preparedness Community Fair

    ANAHEIM, CALIF (November 16, 2017) – Chief Randy Bruegman and the men and women of Anaheim Fire & Rescue will host a Wildfire Preparedness Community Fair this Saturday November 18, 2017. Read on...
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    Anaheim Police Department Hosts Inaugural Coppers & Choppers Expo to Promote Motorcycle Safety

    ANAHEIM, Calif. (Nov. 16, 2017) – The Anaheim Police Department (APD), in collaboration with Lifestyle Cycles, is hosting the inaugural Coppers & Choppers Safety Expo on Nov. 18, 2017. Read on...
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    ANAHEIM STUDENT ARRESTED FOR ALLEGED THREATS TO MULTIPLE SCHOOL SITES

    ANAHEIM, Calif. (Nov. 14, 2017) – A Western High School student was arrested Tuesday evening for allegedly threatening to commit acts of violence through multiple school shootings Read on...
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    Anaheim Police Department Arrests Four Suspects During a Decoy Shoulder Tap Operation

    ANAHEIM, Calif. (Nov. 1, 2017) – The Anaheim Police Department (APD) arrested four suspects on Oct. 27, 2017 during a Decoy Shoulder Tap Operation Read on...
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    Suspect Sought for Murder in Love Triangle Death

    ANAHEIM, CALIF (October 31, 2017) – Anaheim Police Department homicide detectives seek the public’s help in locating Humberto Rodriguez-Martinez, a 30 year old Anaheim man wanted in connection with the stabbing death of his jilted lover’s new boyfriend. Read on...
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    Detectives Seek Public's Help in Body Dump Murder

    ANAHEIM, CALIF (October 31, 2017) – Anaheim homicide detectives have released video from a body dump murder in the hopes of identifying the suspects and vehicle involved. Read on...
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    Anaheim Police Department Receives Grant from Alcoholic Beverage Control

    ANAHEIM, Calif. (Oct. 27, 2017) – The Anaheim Police Department (APD) has been awarded a $25,000 grant to implement the Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control (ABC) Minor Decoy Read on...
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    Anaheim Police Department Receives Grant for Special Traffic Enforcement and Crash Prevention

    ANAHEIM, CA (Oct. 12, 2017) - The Anaheim Police Department (APD) has been awarded a $403,200 grant from the California Office of Traffic Safety (OTS) for a year-long program to augment the City’s ongoing commitment to promote and improve roadway safety. Read on...
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    Canyon Fire 2

    Anaheim Fire and Rescue currently battling Canyon Fire 2 Read on...
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    Victim Dies Days After Gang-Related Shooting

    ANAHEIM, CALIF (October 8, 2017) – A 23 year old Anaheim man died Friday night, two days after being shot during a gang-related shooting. Read on...
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    DUI/DRIVER’S LICENSE CHECKPOINT

    ANAHEIM, Calif. (Oct. 5, 2017) - The Anaheim Police Department Traffic Unit will be conducting a DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint Friday October 6, 2017 on S State College Blvd. and Lincoln Ave. between the hours of 8:00 P.M. and 3:00 A.M. Read on...
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    Anaheim Police Department Join the 2017 Pink Patch Project

    The Anaheim Police Department, along with over 110 other public safety agencies, is proud to announce their inaugural 2017 partnership with the Pink Patch Project. The program centers on vibrant pink versions of the Department’s uniform patch. Read on...
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    Anaheim Police Department and Orange County Partners Make Strides in Human Trafficking

    ANAHEIM, CALIF (September 22, 2017) – During the month of September there have been significant advances in the collaborative, multi-faceted effort to combat human trafficking Read on...
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    DUI/Driver's License Checkpoint

    ANAHEIM, CALIF (September 14, 2017) – The Anaheim Police Department Traffic Unit will be conducting a DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint Friday September 15, 2017 on Ball Rd. East of Beach Blvd. between the hours of 8:00 P.M. and 3:00 A.M. Read on...
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    DUI/Driver's License Checkpoint

    The Anaheim Police Department Traffic Unit will be conducting a DUI/Driver's License Checkpoint Friday August 18, 2017 at the intersection of Lincoln and Monterey between the hours of 8:00 P.M. and 3:00 A.M. Read on...
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    18 Year Old Arrested for Multiple Charges After Fatal Crash

    ANAHEIM, CALIF (July 30, 2017) – An 18 year old Anaheim man has been arrested for Gross Vehicular Manslaughter Read on...
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    DUI/Drivers License Checkpoint

    ANAHEIM, CALIF (July 27, 2017) – The Anaheim Police Department Traffic Unit will be conducting a DUI/Drivers’ License Checkpoint tomorrow night, July 28, 2017 Read on...
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    Additional Victims Sought in Event Planner Scam

    ANAHEIM, CALIF (July 12, 2017) – Anaheim detectives are seeking potential victims of a scam involving event planning for weddings, quinceaneras, and other special events. Read on...
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    ANAHEIM FIRE & RESCUE TO BREAK GROUND ON FIRST NEW FIRE STATION IN LAST DECADE

    ANAHEIM, CALIF – (JULY 18, 2017) – Anaheim Fire & Rescue is proud to announce the groundbreaking ceremony for the new Fire Station 5, Wednesday July 19, 2017 at 10:00 am. Read on...
  23. Fire Press Release

    INVESTIGATORS SEEK WITNESSES REGARDING GYPSUM FIRE

    ANAHEIM, CALIF (July 3, 2017) - Monday evening just after 6:00 pm, personnel from Anaheim Fire & Rescue, Orange County Fire Authority, and Orange City Fire responded to a vegetation fire south of the SR91 freeway and west of Gypsum Canyon Rd. Read on...
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    Recordatorio para el 4 de julio Maneje Sobrio o Será Detenido

    ANAHEIM, California – En este 4 de julio, mientras que familias y amistades van a días de campo y a parrilladas en toda la nación, el departamento de policía de la ciudad de Anaheim Read on...
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    Fourth of July Reminder: Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over

    ANAHEIM, CALIF —This Fourth of July, as friends and family travel to picnics and barbecues across the country, Anaheim Police Department, Sheriff Deputies and the California Highway Patrol, will be out stopping impaired drivers. Read on...
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    Kevin Ferguson Shooting Presented to OCDA for Review

    A shooting case involving an off-duty LAPD officer was presented to the Orange County District Attorney’s Office Friday morning for review. Read on...
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    DUI/Drivers’ License Checkpoint Friday, June 16, 2017

    ANAHEIM, CALIF (June 15, 2017) – The Anaheim Police Department Traffic Unit will be conducting a DUI/Drivers’ License Checkpoint tomorrow night, June 16, 2017, on Magnolia St south of Crescent Ave between the hours of 8:00 P.M. and 3:00 A.M. Read on...
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    Two Students Arrested for Alleged School Violence Plot

    ANAHEIM, CALIF (May 25, 2017) – Two Savanna High School students have been arrested for allegedly plotting to commit acts of violence on campus, including the placing of bombs and committing shootings. Read on...
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    Anaheim Resident Arrested for Multiple Murders

    ANAHEIM, CALIF (May 18, 2017) – Anaheim PD homicide detectives have arrested a suspect in the murders of two homeless men in October 2016 and January 2017. Read on...
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    DUI/Drivers’ License Checkpoint Friday, May, 19 2017

    ANAHEIM, CALIF (May 18, 2017) – The Anaheim Police Department Traffic Unit will be conducting a DUI/Drivers’ License Checkpoint tomorrow night, May 19, 2017 Read on...
  31. Fire Press Release

    LEADERSHIP AND LEGACY TO BE HIGHLIGHTED AT ANAHEIM FIRE & RESCUE’S PROMOTION AND GRADUATION CEREMONY

    LEADERSHIP AND LEGACY TO BE HIGHLIGHTED AT ANAHEIM FIRE & RESCUE’S PROMOTION AND GRADUATION CEREMONY RECOGNIZING 18 FIRE SERVICE PROFESSIONALS AND 21 NEW FIREFIGHTER/PARAMEDICS Read on...
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    DUI/Drivers’ License Checkpoint Friday, April 28, 2017

    ANAHEIM, CALIF, (April 27, 2017) – The Anaheim Police Department Traffic Unit will be conducting a DUI/Drivers’ License Checkpoint tomorrow night, April 28, 2017 Read on...
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    ANAHEIM FIRE & RESCUE DISPLAYS USE OF GOATS IN WEED ABATEMENT

    ANAHEIM, CALIF (April 26, 2017) – For the past few years, Anaheim Fire & Rescue has enlisted the use of goats as an element of our strategic plan for wildland fire prevention in certain areas of the city that are vulnerable to wildland fire. Read on...
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    ANAHEIM FIRE & RESCUE PRESENTA EL USO DE CABRAS EN EL ABATAMIENTO DE MALEZAS

    ANAHEIM, CALIF (26 de abril de 2017) - Durante los últimos años, El Departamento de Bomberos & Rescate de Anaheim ha reclutado... Read on...
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    Email Threats to Canyon High School Student-Body a Hoax

    At 11:58 p.m. on April 16, an unsubstantiated email was sent to all Administration at Canyon High School targeting the student-body. Anaheim Police Department responded quickly to investigate and determined the threats were not credible. Read on...
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    Anaheim Police Identify 5th Victim of Serial Murderers

    After three years of investigation, Anaheim Police homicide detectives have identified the fifth victim of serial murderers Steven Gordon and Franc Cano. Read on...
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    THREE DOGS PERISH IN ANAHEIM BASEMENT FIRE

    ANAHEIM, CA (March 28, 2017) – Approximately 30 Firefighters from Anaheim Fire & Rescue and Orange County Fire Authority extinguished a residential structure fire in the 200 block of N. Grand Ave in Anaheim Tuesday evening. Read on...
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    Anaheim Police Department Hires Assistant Public Information Officer

    ANAHEIM, CA (MARCH 20, 2017) – The Anaheim Police Department is excited to announce the hiring of Kristina Hamm as the Department’s full-time Assistant Public Information Officer. Read on...
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    This St. Patrick’s Day, Plan Before You Party!

    Remember: Impaired Driving, Drugs and Alcohol can Kill Read on...
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    APD SWAT Teams Serve Simultaneous Warrants Related to Gang Shooting - Suspected Arrested

    Late Wednesday evening, Anaheim Police SWAT personnel, assisted by the Orange County Sheriff’s SWAT Team, served simultaneous search warrants at three Anaheim residences... Read on...
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    Search Warrant Served by SWAT After Tip Regarding Explosives in Anaheim Residence

    ANAHEIM, CA (March 6, 2017) – Anaheim Police SWAT Team members and investigators from the Orange County Sheriff’s Department Bomb Squad served a search warrant at a residence in the 500 block of South Clementine St just after noon Monday afternoon. Read on...
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    Two Juveniles Arrested Following Confrontation with Off-Duty LAPD Officer – Update

    ANAHEIM, CA – (February 22, 2017) - Yesterday afternoon around 2:40 pm, an off-duty LAPD officer was involved in a confrontation in front of his residence with several juveniles. Read on...
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    Two Juveniles Arrested Following Confrontation With Off-Duty LAPD Officer

    ANAHEIM, CA – (February 21, 2017) – Two juveniles have been arrested following a physical confrontation during which an off-duty LAPD officer discharged his firearm. Read on...
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    FOUL PLAY NOT SUSPECTED IN FIRE AT MICKEY AND FRIENDS PARKING STRUCTURE

    ANAHEIM, CA – (February 13, 2017) – Anaheim Fire & Rescue responded to the Mickey and Friends parking structure around 4:37 pm regarding a vehicle fire. Read on...
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    FIRE AT HISTORIC ANAHEIM WHITE HOUSE RESTAURANT DEEMED ACCIDENTAL

    ANAHEIM, CA – (FEBRUARY 9, 2017), Investigators from Anaheim Fire & Rescue have conclusively determined last Saturday’s fire at the historic Anaheim White House restaurant was accidental Read on...
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    LANDMARK ANAHEIM WHITE HOUSE HEAVILY DAMAGED BY FIRE

    ANAHEIM, CA – (FEBRUARY 4, 2017) – The Anaheim White House restaurant, a landmark in Anaheim, suffered extensive structural and content damage during a fire early Saturday morning. Read on...
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    Anaheim Man Arrested For Stabbing Girlfriend To Death

    ANAHEIM, CA (JANUARY 20, 2017) – Homicide detectives have arrested a 27 year old man for fatally stabbing his girlfriend Thursday afternoon in the 100 block of E. Wilken Way. Read on...
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    Anaheim Police Department Adopts Nextdoor, the Private Social Network for Neighborhoods

    Partnership Will Enable Police Department to Communicate with Residents and Facilitate Virtual Neighborhood Watch Read on...
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    Investigators Seek Public’s Help In Unlawful Fire Investigation

    Anaheim, CA (December 28, 2016, 10:00 am) – Surveillance video from a nearby residence shows a fire in the 700 block of N. Bush Street Monday night was likely caused by illegal fireworks. Read on...
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    Two Alarm Fire Burns Seven Tractor Trailers

    35 Firefighters from Anaheim Fire & Rescue, Fullerton Fire Department, and Garden Grove Fire Department extinguished a fire in about one hour at a yard where numerous tractor trailers were stored. Read on...
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    Assault With a Deadly Weapon Suspect Fatally Shot in Officer Involved Shooting

    A suspect being sought for assault with a deadly weapon was fatally shot during a confrontation with Anaheim Police just after 9:00 pm Saturday night. Read on...
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    Suspect Arrested for Possession of Explosive Materials

    A 57 year old man is in custody after Anaheim Police officers found several pounds of dangerous materials in his room. Read on...
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    Join the Fire Agencies of Anaheim, Garden Grove, and Orange City for Fire Service Day

    On Saturday, October 1, 2016, the North Net Training Center will be the site for this year’s Fire Service Day hosted by the fire agencies of Anaheim, Garden Grove, and Orange City. Read on...
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    Anaheim Remembers the 15th Anniversary of September 11

    ANAHEIM, Calif. (August 11, 2016) — Anaheim’s first responders will mark the 15th anniversary of Sept. 11 with an inspiring remembrance ceremony that also offers residents a chance to give back by volunteering for community projects. Read on...
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    DUI/Drivers’ License Checkpoint Friday, August 12, 2016

    ANAHEIM, CA – The Anaheim Police Department Traffic Unit will be conducting a DUI/Drivers’ License Checkpoint on August 12, 2016, at La Palma Ave and State College Blvd between the hours of 8:00 P.M. and 3:00 A.M. Read on...
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    DUI/Drivers’ License Checkpoint Friday, July 22, 2016

    Anaheim, CA – The Anaheim Police Department Traffic Unit will be conducting a DUI/Drivers’ License Checkpoint on July 22, 2016, at Magnolia Avenue and Crescent Avenue between the hours of 8:00 P.M. and 3:00 A.M. Read on...
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    APD to Hold Press Conference Regarding the In-Custody Death of Fermin Valenzuela

    Chief Raul Quezada will hold a press conference this afternoon at 4:30 pm Read on...
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    Statement from Anaheim Police Chief Raul Quezada

    ANAHEIM, CA - On July 2nd, Anaheim Police Officers contacted Mr. Fermin Vincent Valenzuela while responding to a call of a man who had followed a woman home. Read on...
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    Anaheim Police Sponsor Gun Buy Back

    ANAHEIM, CA – Today, Saturday, July 9, 2016, the Anaheim Police Department sponsored a Gun Buy Back at La Palma Park. The Police Department offered a $100 gift card, per firearm. Read on...
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    Suspect Arrested in Anaheim with Stolen Property Connected to Anaheim Storage Burglaries

    ANAHEIM, CA – On Thursday, July 7, 2016, detectives from the Anaheim Police Department arrested Paul Muna, 30, in West Anaheim Read on...
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    Anaheim Police Sponsor Gun Buy Back This Saturday

    This Saturday, July 9, 2016, the Anaheim Police Department will hold a gun buy back at La Palma Park. Read on...
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    Suspect who fought with Officers Suffered Medical Emergency

    ANAHEIM, CA - On July 2, 2016 at 9:15 am, Anaheim Police Department received a call of a suspicious male... Read on...
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    Attempted Bank Robbery Suspect Arrested After Brief Standoff

    ANAHEIM, CA – A suspected bank robber was arrested this morning after a nearly one hour standoff. Read on...
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    Community Tip Leads to Seizure of Nearly 600 Pounds of Dangerous Fireworks

    Last night, acting on a tip from a member of the community regarding the sale of dangerous fireworks, Anaheim Police Crime Task Force investigators completed a probation search at a residence in the 1500 block of E. Benmore Lane. Read on...
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    Anaheim Police to Honor Twelve Anaheim Youths for Doing the Right Thing

    Tomorrow, Friday, June 24, 2016, at 11:00 A.M., the Anaheim Police Department will recognize twelve Anaheim youths who demonstrated they will do the right thing! Read on...
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    DUI/Drivers’ License Checkpoint Friday, June 17, 2016

    Anaheim, CA – The Anaheim Police Department Traffic Unit will be conducting a DUI/Drivers’ License Checkpoint on June 17, 2016 Read on...
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    Vehicle Burglary Suspect Shot in Anaheim Hills

    ANAHEIM, CA – At about 05:08 a.m. on June 6, 2016, Anaheim Police responded to the 100 block of S. Eucalyptus Drive Read on...
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    Anaheim Police Chief Warns Protestors There Is No Place for Violence in Anaheim

    In advance of today’s scheduled political rally by Presidential Candidate Donald Trump at the Anaheim Convention Center, Police Chief Raul Quezada warns protestors there is no room for violence in Anaheim. Read on...
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    Presidential Candidate Visits to Anaheim Convention Center

    ANAHEIM, Calif. (May 23, 2016) - In an effort to facilitate media access to the Anaheim Convention Center for the planned visits of Presidential Candidates Bernie Sanders on Tuesday, May 24, 2016 and Donald Trump on Wednesday, May 25, 2016, the... Read on...
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    New “Coast to Coast” Seat Belt Enforcement Effort Aims to Increase Click It or Ticket

    Anaheim CA – From May 23 to June 5, 2016, local law enforcement personnel will participate in the national Click It or Ticket campaign Read on...
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    FIRE & RESCUE’S PROMOTION AND GRADUATION CEREMONY

    This morning, Anaheim Fire & Rescue recognized 15 fire service professionals and welcomed 12 new Firefighter/Paramedics Read on...
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    Anaheim Police Department Announces the Passing of K9 Bruno

    ANAHEIM, CA – It is with great sadness the Anaheim Police Department announces the passing of K9 Bruno at 5:55 am this morning. Read on...
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    Third Alarm Fire Damages Multiple Units in Senior Living Apartment Complex

    ANAHEIM, CA – At 11:35 pm Tuesday night, Anaheim Fire & Rescue responded to a residential structure fire in the 1700 block of N. Community Drive in Anaheim. Read on...
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    Suspect Identified in Peralta Canyon Park Homicide

    ANAHEIM, CA – Anaheim Police Homicide Detectives have announced the arrest of a suspect in Thursday afternoon’s shooting death... Read on...
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    Internet Sexual Predator Arrested in Anaheim Sting Operation

    ANAHEIM, CA – In March 2016, APD Sexual Assault detectives investigated a report of a 13 year old girl who had been sexually assaulted... Read on...
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    Residential Burglary Arrest – Update

    ANAHEIM, CA – On April 5, 2016, Jonas McClanahan was arrested at his Whittier home... Read on...
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    Two Suspects Arrested in Separate Pharmacy Burglaries

    On Friday, April 8, 2016, detectives from the Anaheim Police Department Burglary/Auto Theft Detail, along with investigators from the Vice Detail and Crime Task Force arrested Joey Baldovinos, 20, at his... Read on...
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    Suspect Arrested in Whittier with Property Stolen in Anaheim Hills Residential Burglary

    ANAHEIM, CA – A 12 week investigation into an Anaheim Hills residential burglary has resulted in an arrest and the recovery of tens of thousands of dollars of stolen property. Read on...
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    Suspect Arrested in Anaheim Pipe Bomb Incidents

    In November and December of 2015, three separate pipe bomb incidents were reported in Anaheim. The first incident occurred on November 13, 2015 at the Lowe’s store in the 1500 block of N. Lemon in Anaheim. Read on...
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    ANAHEIM GANG INVESTIGATION RESULTS IN 5 FEDERAL INDICTMENTS AND 29 CRIMINAL COMPLAINTS

    On Wednesday March 23, 2016 the Anaheim Police Department, with the assistance of the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms (ATF), and U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Homeland Security.... Read on...
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    Loara High School Threat

    Late Friday afternoon the Anaheim Police Department was made aware of threats made to Loara High School via the OGLE application. An investigation was launched immediately, which continued through the night and ultimately led to the arrest of a 15 year... Read on...
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    ANAHEIM FIRE & RESCUE ANNOUNCES NEW LEADERSHIP STAFF FOR COMMUNITY RISK REDUCTION DIVISON

    Deputy Chief Rusty Coffelt together with new team members comprise one of Anaheim Fire’s key divisions. Read on...
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    DUI/Drivers’ License Checkpoint Saturday March 19, 2016

    Anaheim, CA – The Anaheim Police Department Traffic Unit will be conducting a DUI/Drivers’ License Checkpoint Read on...
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    Anaheim Fire & Rescue to Use Cold Smoke for Wildland Fire Training

    Beginning Monday, March 14, 2016, Anaheim Fire & Rescue will engage in wildland fire training to prepare for the approaching wildland fire season. Read on...
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    Takeover Robbery Suspect Shot in Officer Involved Shooting

    ANAHEIM, CA – Shortly after 2:00 pm on Sunday afternoon, the Anaheim Police Communications Center received a 9-1-1 call from inside the Subway restaurant Read on...
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    Anaheim Murder Suspect Featured on America’s Most Wanted Arrested after Four Year Manhunt

    ANAHEIM, CA - On January 17, 1998, California Corrections Officer Elizabeth Begaren was brutally murdered on the on ramp to the eastbound 91 freeway Read on...
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    Update to KKK Protest Violence

    ANAHEIM, CA – Detectives from the Anaheim Police Department Homicide/Major Assaults Detail have been working around the clock to determine the facts surrounding the violence Read on...
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    12 Arrested After Violence Erupts at Pearson Park Protest.

    ANAHEIM, CA - At approximately 12:10 pm on Saturday, violence erupted when six suspected members of the Ku Klux Klan (KKK) arrived on the south side of Pearson Park Read on...
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    Suspect Arrested in Gang-Related Shooting at Taco Bell

    ANAHEIM, CA – On Tuesday February 16, 2016 just after 5:00 pm, Anaheim police officers responded to a call of a shooting in the parking lot of the Taco Bell Read on...
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    One Juvenile and Two 19 Year Old Human Trafficking Victims Rescued

    ANAHEIM, CA - On Wednesday, February 10, 2016, The Orange County Human Trafficking Task Force (OCHTTF) received information from concerned family members Read on...
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    Neighbor’s Observations Lead to Arrest of Package Thieves

    ANAHEIM, CA – On January 20, 2016, Detectives from the Anaheim Police Department’s Burglary/Auto Theft Detail arrested two suspects for grand theft. Read on...
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    Butane Honey Oil Extraction Discovered in Burned Condominium

    At approximately 11:40 p.m. last night, Anaheim Fire & Rescue received multiple calls of a garage fire in the 2000 block of W. Blue Violet Court. Read on...
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    ORANGE COUNTY HUMAN TRAFFICKING TASK FORCE

    The Orange County Human Trafficking Task Force (OCHTTF) recently received information from the Fresno Police Department regarding a female juvenile who was a runaway and was possibly the victim of human trafficking in Orange County. Read on...
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    SWIFT WATER RESCUE DRILL PLANNED FOR ORANGE COUNTY FIRE AGENCIES

    ANAHEIM, Calif. (January 12, 2016) – Anaheim Fire & Rescue, along with many other Orange County fire agencies will be participating in a large scale Swift Water Rescue drill along the Santa Ana Riverbed on Wednesday January 13, 2016. Read on...
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    ANAHEIM FIRE & RESCUE JOINS ORANGE COUNTY CONSERVATION CORPS TO REDUCE RISK OF

    ANAHEIM, Calif. (Jan. 12, 2016) - Anaheim Fire & Rescue is pleased to announce a collaboration with Orange County Conservation Corps (OCCC) for the removal and thinning of vegetation Read on...
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    Anaheim Police Seek Public’s Help in Identifying Package Theft Suspects

    The Anaheim Police Department is asking the public to help identify the below pictured suspects and suspect vehicle. These suspects have been involved in multiple package thefts in the Anaheim Hills area. Read on...
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    DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint Saturday December 26, 2015

    Anaheim, CA – The Anaheim Police Department Traffic Unit will be conducting a DUI/Drivers’ License Checkpoint on 12/26/15, at 1100 N. Euclid St. between the hours of 8 P.M. and 2:30 A.M. Read on...
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    Road Closures Due to Smoke from Mulch Fire

    ANAHEIM, CA - Anaheim Fire & Rescue has been receiving multiple calls regarding a possible fire in the area of Broadway and Manchester in Anaheim. Read on...
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    Insurance Services Office Designates City of Anaheim as a Class 1 City

    Anaheim Fire & Rescue receives highest designation available

    The city of Anaheim and Anaheim Fire & Rescue are proud to announce our designation as a Class 1 City by the Insurance Service Office, the highest possible rating for a municipality. Read on...
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    23rd Annual Spark of Love Stuff-A-Bus Coming to Honda Center

    Firefighters from all 11 fire departments of Orange County’s fire service agencies together with ABC 7, will be collecting toys and sports equipment this Friday, December 18 to make this holiday season special for those in need. Read on...
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    PRACTICE FIRE AND PERSONAL SAFETY WHILE CELEBRATING HALLOWEEN

    ANAHEIM, Calif. (October 27, 2015) – Halloween is a great time for family fun; however fun can quickly become something truly scary without taking a few simple safety precautions. Read on...
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    ANNUAL READY, SET, GO! BLOCK PARTY TO HIGHLIGHT WILDFIRE PREPARATION

    Wildfires are one of the most unpredictable and dangerous fires that one may ever encounter. That’s why Anaheim Fire & Rescue encourages residents to be prepared in the event of a fire with Ready, Set, Go! Read on...
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    O.C. Agencies Unite to Combat Human Trafficking

    Orange County Human Trafficking Task Force Emerges as One Fully Operational Multijurisdictional Unit; Launches Faith-Based Initiative to Assist Survivors with Everyday Needs Read on...
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    Anaheim Police Department to Conduct a DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint

    The Anaheim Police Department Traffic Unit will be conducting a DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint on August 15, in the 1100 block of S. Harbor Blvd. between the hours of 8:00 PM and 3:00 AM. Read on...
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    ANAHEIM FIRE & RESCUE OFFERS PARAMEDIC MEMBERSHIP PROGRAM

    A program designed to offset medical expenses for residents and businesses. Anaheim Fire & Rescue offers a Paramedic Membership Program designed to minimize the financial impact of emergency medical response in Anaheim. Read on...
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