News Flash

Posted on: June 14, 2017

Anaheim Public Utilities - Underground Conversion - Euclid Ave.

Euclid Map

This project is currently in the design phase. Project engineers are currently working with property owners and businesses and the phone, cable TV and other communication companies regarding the routing and placement of the new underground facilities. Con...

Read on...

Additional Info... Anaheim Public Utilities - Underground Conversion - Euclid Ave.

News Flash

News Flash

Posted on: April 20, 2018

Resources available for those affected by Mariposa Apartments fire

for web graphic

ANAHEIM, Calif. (April 20, 2018) — Resources are available for residents of the Mariposa Apartments who were impacted by the recent fire.

The April 14 fire destroyed four apartments and damaged at least 18 others. Several additional households we...

Read on...

City News - Current
Posted on: April 12, 2018

Anaheim, San Jose mayors face off in friendly NHL playoffs wager

Ducks bet web

ANAHEIM, Calif. (April 12, 2018) — It’s NorCal versus SoCal in the first round of the 2018 Stanley Cup Playoffs and the competition is heating up on and off the ice as the Anaheim Ducks and San Jose Sharks face off Thursday ni...

Read on...

City News - Current
Posted on: March 30, 2018

Anaheim’s inaugural Poet Laureate Grant Hier: spreading love of poetry in his family home

Poet Laureate PR web

ANAHEIM, Calif. (March 30, 2018) — Grant Hier, a west Anaheim resident with long family ties to our city, is Anaheim’s inaugural poet laureate and literary ambassador.

In the role, he’ll work to better connect our community th...

Read on...

City News - Current
Posted on: March 22, 2018

Voluntary Evacuations Lifted

City News logo

ANAHEIM, Calif. (March 22, 2018) — With the worst of the storm behind us, voluntary evacuations are being lifted at 5 p.m. Thursday in three specific east Anaheim neighborhoods directly next to hillsides burned by October’s Canyon Fire...

Read on...

City News - Current

News Flash

Posted on: April 20, 2018

Resources available for those affected by Mariposa Apartments fire

for web graphic

ANAHEIM, Calif. (April 20, 2018) — Resources are available for residents of the Mariposa Apartments who were impacted by the recent fire.

The April 14 fire destroyed four apartments and damaged at least 18 others. Several additional households were displac...

Read on...

City News - Press Releases
Posted on: April 12, 2018

Anaheim, San Jose mayors face off in friendly NHL playoffs wager

Ducks bet web

ANAHEIM, Calif. (April 12, 2018) — It’s NorCal versus SoCal in the first round of the 2018 Stanley Cup Playoffs and the competition is heating up on and off the ice as the Anaheim Ducks and San Jose Sharks face off Thursday night in Anaheim.

To ma...

Read on...

City News - Press Releases
Posted on: April 9, 2018

Anaheim mayor, public works director visiting Puerto Rico as part of island’s rebuilding effort

Tait with Mayor Angel Perez Otero 3 for web

ANAHEIM, Calif. (April 9, 2018) — Anaheim Mayor Tom Tait and Public Works Director Rudy Emami are visiting Puerto Rico on Monday as part of a group of mainland mayors and officials offering expertise, experience and ongoing connection with counterparts on...

Read on...

City News - Press Releases
Posted on: March 30, 2018

Anaheim’s inaugural Poet Laureate Grant Hier: spreading love of poetry in his family home

Poet Laureate PR web

ANAHEIM, Calif. (March 30, 2018) — Grant Hier, a west Anaheim resident with long family ties to our city, is Anaheim’s inaugural poet laureate and literary ambassador.

In the role, he’ll work to better connect our community through poetry and great writing...

Read on...

City News - Press Releases
Posted on: March 21, 2018

Limited voluntary evacuations in Canyon Fire 2 burn areas

City News logo

ANAHEIM, Calif. (March 21, 2018) — With heavy rain expected late Wednesday through Thursday, limited, voluntary evacuations are now in place in three specific neighborhoods east of Serrano Avenue that are directly next to hillsides burned by October’s Can...

Read on...

City News - Press Releases
Posted on: March 7, 2018

Join us for a community meeting on motels and homelessness

City News logo

ANAHEIM, Calif. (March 7, 2018) — West Anaheim residents and others from across the city are invited to join us for a March 15 community meeting to discuss the temporary transition of those formerly living along the Santa Ana River Trail to motels, includ...

Read on...

City News - Press Releases
Posted on: March 5, 2018

Anaheim looking to update permit-parking program

parking for web

ANAHEIM, Calif. (March 5, 2018) — Anaheim is proposing an updated permit-parking program that seeks to improve street parking throughout the city.

Parking is in high demand in Anaheim, creating concerns for residents and businesses. The updated program aim...

Read on...

City News - Press Releases
Posted on: February 23, 2018

Mayor Tait shares kindness experience in India

image1 for web

ANAHEIM, Calif. (Feb. 23, 2018) — Mayor Tom Tait has wrapped up a 10-day trip to India this week, sharing Anaheim’s experience building a stronger, more connected community through a commitment to kindness.

Tait traveled to three cities...

Read on...

City News - Press Releases
Posted on: February 9, 2018

Police Review Board seeking applicants

prb for web

ANAHEIM, Calif. (Feb. 9, 2018) — We’re looking for help shaping the future of community policing in Anaheim.

The city is seeking applicants to serve on our new Police Review Board, which is set to convene in the spring.

The review board is a new, e...

Read on...

City News - Press Releases
Posted on: February 9, 2018

Students invited to share their vision in west Anaheim art project

Community Canvas logo for web

ANAHEIM, Calif. (Feb. 9, 2018) — Anaheim is tapping the creativity of local high schools to help turn Beach Boulevard and Lincoln Avenue into a community art canvas.

As part of a digital art competition from the city of Anaheim and partner Zelman Developme...

Read on...

City News - Press Releases
Posted on: January 29, 2018

Black history parade, street fair come to downtown Anaheim

IMG_7064 for web

ANAHEIM, Calif. (Jan. 29, 2018) — The streets of downtown Anaheim will be alive with African-American pride and celebration on Feb. 3 as the 38th annual Orange County Black History Parade & Cultural Faire comes to town.

This fun yearly event,...

Read on...

City News - Press Releases
Posted on: January 25, 2018

Mayor Tait: Address challenges by building a stronger Anaheim

Palm Lane 2 for web

ANAHEIM, Calif. (Jan. 25, 2018) — Anaheim is reliving the unfortunate events of Feb. 21, 2017, when a dispute between an off-duty Los Angeles Police officer and neighborhood kids needlessly escalated into fighting and gunfire.

Now, a year later, inspiratio...

Read on...

City News - Press Releases
Posted on: January 18, 2018

Anaheim readies for river trail clearing with added homeless resources, stepped up parks presence

City News logo

ANAHEIM, Calif. (Jan. 18, 2018) — Anaheim is ready for the pending clearing of the Santa Ana River Trail with extra help for those living in homelessness as well as additional resources for residents, businesses and neighborhoods concerned about the windi...

Read on...

City News - Press Releases
Posted on: December 20, 2017

Tour Anaheim’s most festive holiday light displays

CARDIFF for web

ANAHEIM, Calif. (Dec. 20, 2017) — Get in the holiday spirit with a self-guided tour of some of the best decorations and light displays in Anaheim.

This week, Anaheim Beautiful announced the winners of its annual holiday lights contest. The group selected w...

Read on...

City News - Press Releases
Posted on: December 20, 2017

New Ponderosa Park community center offers assistance and fun for neighborhood families

DSC_1958- Front Entrance for web

ANAHEIM, Calif. (Dec. 20, 2017) — A new community center offering help and services to better the lives of neighborhood families opens today at Ponderosa Park.

Known as the Ponderosa Park Family Resource Center, the facility is set to play a big ...

Read on...

City News - Press Releases
Posted on: December 19, 2017

Anaheim expands civilian oversight with new Police Review Board

PRB news block

ANAHEIM, Calif. (Dec. 19, 2017) — Anaheim is moving forward with a new police advisory board that brings expanded civilian oversight and community interaction with the city’s police department.

The Police Review Board will be notified of and have access to...

Read on...

City News - Press Releases
Posted on: September 13, 2017

City Council declares homeless emergency along river trail, across Anaheim

IMG_8348

ANAHEIM, Calif. (Sept. 13, 2017) — 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.

The Council voted 7-0 to e...

Read on...

City News - Press Releases
Posted on: December 11, 2017

Dec. 19 City Council meeting set for Downtown Anaheim Community Center

Center Gallery

ANAHEIM, Calif. (Dec. 11, 2017) — Anaheim’s Dec. 19 City Council meeting is moving to the Downtown Anaheim Community Center directly next to City Hall.

The meeting, which will take place in the community center’s assembly hall, is moving to allow for year-...

Read on...

City News - Press Releases
Posted on: November 13, 2017

Anaheim marks World Kindness Day, hosts ‘Wonder’ movie premier as part of #ChooseKind initiative

Wonder web

ANAHEIM, Calif. (Nov. 13, 2017) — 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.”

Anaheim joins Philadelphia, Miami Beach, ...

Read on...

City News - Press Releases
Posted on: November 9, 2017

Road closures for Disneyland races this weekend

City News logo

ANAHEIM, Calif. (Nov. 9, 2017) — 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.

The 5K race beg...

Read on...

City News - Press Releases
Posted on: November 8, 2017

Anaheim proclaims ‘City of Kindness’ as official motto, broadens work to spread kindness

chair

ANAHEIM, Calif. (Nov. 8, 2017) — Anaheim’s City Council on Tuesday unanimously adopted a resolution designating “City of Kindness” as the official city motto and endorsed expanded efforts to spread kindness in the city’s culture and in the community.

The C...

Read on...

City News - Press Releases
Posted on: October 23, 2017

Raul Quezada retiring as Anaheim Police chief

APD News

ANAHEIM, Calif. (Oct. 23, 2017) — 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. He leaves after building and strengthenin...

Read on...

City News - Press Releases
Posted on: October 17, 2017

Community invited to join Mayor Tait for screening of ‘Chasing the Dragon,’ opioid crisis discussion

City News logo

ANAHEIM, Calif. (Oct. 17, 2017) — 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 Lif...

Read on...

City News - Press Releases
Posted on: October 16, 2017

After serving 50 people, Canyon Fire 2 assistance center now closed

Picture11

ANAHEIM, Calif. (Oct. 16, 2017) — 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.

After seeing the demand for help decrease after Friday...

Read on...

City News - Press Releases
Posted on: October 16, 2017

Canyon Fire 2: near containment, no further updates unless conditions change

CF2 block

ANAHEIM, Calif. (Oct. 16, 2017, 8:30 a.m.) — Canyon Fire 2 is nearing full containment with no further threats to neighborhoods as of Monday morning.

Anaheim Fire & Rescue and the city of Anaheim will cease regular fire updates unless conditions change...

Read on...

City News - Press Releases
Posted on: October 14, 2017

Canyon Fire 2 assistance center helps nearly 50 people over two days, set to reopen half-day Monday

assistance center

ANAHEIM, Calif. (Oct. 14, 2017) — 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.

The assistance center, at the East Anaheim Gymnasium...

Read on...

City News - Press Releases
Posted on: October 12, 2017

Resources offered for residents affected by Canyon Fire 2

East Anaheim Gym

ANAHEIM, Calif. (Oct. 12, 2017) – 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.

The center will be a one-stop shop for re...

Read on...

City News - Press Releases
Posted on: October 10, 2017

Evacuations lifted for east Anaheim neighborhoods impacted by Canyon Fire 2

City News logo

Evacuations lifted for east Anaheim neighborhoods impacted by Canyon Fire 2

ANAHEIM, Calif. (Oct. 10, 2017) -- All Anaheim residents evacuated due to Canyon Fire 2 are clear to return to their homes at 7 p.m. Tuesday.

Canyon Fire 2 continues to burn but is ...

Read on...

City News - Press Releases
Posted on: September 28, 2017

ACC North debuts at Anaheim Convention Center

ACC North long shot- med for web

ANAHEIM, Calif. (Sept. 28, 2017) — The Anaheim Convention Center this week officially opened ACC North, its largest and most significant expansion in nearly two decades.

The expansion, the seventh in the center’s 50-year history, adds 200,000 square feet o...

Read on...

City News - Press Releases
Posted on: September 22, 2017

Anaheim takes next step in addressing homeless emergency by naming program leader

City News logo

ANAHEIM, Calif. (Sept. 22, 2017) — Kristine Ridge, Anaheim’s assistant city manager, has been named to lead stepped-up efforts to address homelessness along the Santa Ana River Trail and across Anaheim after the City Council voted on S...

Read on...

City News - Press Releases
Posted on: September 15, 2017

Free Anaheim Health Fair & Citizenship Clinic Sept. 23-24

_LX_2220 for web

ANAHEIM, Calif. (Sept. 15, 2017) — The annual Anaheim Health Fair, featuring free medical, dental and vision services, is set for Sept. 23 and 24 at the Anaheim Convention Center.

New this year, the event will also include a free Citizenship Clini...

Read on...

City News - Press Releases
Posted on: September 13, 2017

Calling All Job Seekers

Job Fair Photo cropped for Web 2

Calling all job seekers

 

ANAHEIM, Calif. (Sept. 13, 2017) — 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...

More Info... City News - Press Releases
Posted on: September 1, 2017

Mayor Tait: Anaheim will continue to stand with Houston during recovery

fire houston

ANAHEIM, Calif. (Sept. 1, 2017) — Anaheim’s support for Houston will continue as the city begins a long road to recovery after Hurricane Harvey, Mayor Tom Tait said Friday.

“As we enjoy the Labor Day weekend with friends and family, I want to call on all o...

Read on...

City News - Press Releases
Posted on: August 31, 2017

Beat the heat this weekend

IMG_0949 for web

ANAHEIM, Calif. (Aug. 31, 2017) — 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.

Take a ...

Read on...

City News - Press Releases
Posted on: August 31, 2017

Road closures for Disneyland 10K and Half Marathon this weekend

City News logo

ANAHEIM, Calif. (Aug. 31, 2017) — 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.

The 10K race begins at 5 a.m. on Saturday and ...

Read on...

City News - Press Releases
Posted on: August 30, 2017

City Council expresses urgency in working with county to address homeless crisis

IMG_8348

ANAHEIM, Calif. (Aug. 30, 2017) — Anaheim’s City Council on Tuesday 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 request by a hom...

Read on...

City News - Press Releases
Posted on: August 18, 2017

Anaheim adopts sunshine ordinance, brings added accountability to local government

City News logo

ANAHEIM, Calif. (Aug. 18, 2017) — 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.”

The ordinance, which passed by a 7-0 vote on Aug. 1...

Read on...

City News - Press Releases
Posted on: August 18, 2017

Visit Wings of the City and win a trip to Mexico

for web

ANAHEIM, Calif. (Aug. 18, 2017) — It will give you wings, literally.

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 con...

Read on...

City News - Press Releases
Posted on: August 16, 2017

Have a voice in addressing homelessness in Anaheim

City News logo

ANAHEIM, Calif. (Aug. 15, 2017) — 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 curr...

Read on...

City News - Press Releases
Posted on: July 31, 2017

Extended summer swim at Pearson Park Pool

Mayor dunk small for web

ANAHEIM, Calif. (July 28, 2017) — 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 additiona...

Read on...

City News - Press Releases
Posted on: July 13, 2017

Mayor and City Council appoint interim city manager

City News logo

ANAHEIM, Calif. (July 13, 2017) — 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.

“Linda is a trustworthy, honest leader who displays the strategic pe...

Read on...

City News - Press Releases
Posted on: July 11, 2017

‘Wings of the City’ brings interactive, internationally acclaimed art to Anaheim

Pose for web

ANAHEIM, Calif. (July 11, 2017) — 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 ...

Read on...

City News - Press Releases
Posted on: July 11, 2017

‘Alas de México’ trae arte interactiva y internacionalmente aclamada a Anaheim

Pose for web

ANAHEIM, Calif. (11 de julio, 2017) — 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 impresi...

Read on...

City News - Press Releases
Posted on: June 30, 2017

Do the Fourth right

Enforcement Team 1 for web

ANAHEIM, Calif. (June 30, 2017) — 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.

Re...

Read on...

City News - Press Releases
Posted on: June 28, 2017

Luís Alberto Urrea coming to Anaheim as city reads ‘Into the Beautiful North’

Big Read graphic

ANAHEIM, Calif. (June 28, 2017) — 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 Mexica...

Read on...

City News - Press Releases
Posted on: June 9, 2017

Downtown Anaheim 5K Run and Flag Day Parade this weekend

2013-06-08-AFD-Flag-Day-126for web

ANAHEIM, Calif. (June 9, 2017) — 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.

The 18th ...

Read on...

City News - Press Releases
Posted on: June 8, 2017

Review of Anaheim police chiefs’ work hours concluded

city news block

ANAHEIM, Calif. (June 8, 2017) — A city review of the work hours of Anaheim’s police chief and deputy police chief has concluded.

An outside investigation done as part of the review found Police Chief Raul Quezada and Deputy Chief Dan Cahill did not violat...

Read on...

City News - Press Releases
Posted on: June 8, 2017

Anaheim mayor shares kindness experience at Strong Cities conference

SCN - Aarhus - Anaheim Mayor

ANAHEIM, Calif. (June 8, 2017) — 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.

“The idea of kindness is simple yet p...

Read on...

City News - Press Releases
Posted on: June 7, 2017

Connect the Loop, Bringing Cycling Fun for All

OC Loop Post for web

ANAHEIM, Calif. (June 6, 2017) — 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, ...

Read on...

City News - Press Releases
Posted on: May 23, 2017

Anaheim named Playful City USA, plans for future of city’s parks

Soccer Andy logo for web

ANAHEIM, Calif. (May 23, 2017) — Anaheim’s effort to provide residents with great places to play has earned the city a designation as a Playful City USA for 2017.

Anaheim is one of 258 cities across the country recognized by national no...

Read on...

City News - Press Releases
Posted on: May 18, 2017

Anaheim’s budget: get involved

budget edit

ANAHEIM, Calif. (May 18, 2017) — It’s budget time in Anaheim!

We are preparing the city budget for Fiscal Year 2017-2018, which covers the 12 months through June 2018. And we need your help.

There are several community meetings and City Council work...Read on...

City News - Press Releases
Posted on: May 14, 2017

Anaheim, Nashville mayors wager on Western Conference Final

IMG_0856 for web

ANAHEIM, Calif. (May 14, 2017) — The stakes are high as the Anaheim Ducks face off against the Nashville Predators in game two of the Western Conference Final tonight at Honda Center.

And Anaheim Mayor Tom Tait has upped the ante again, agreeing to a frien...

Read on...

City News - Press Releases
Posted on: May 5, 2017

Homeless shelter opens as part of Anaheim’s comprehensive approach to addressing homelessness

IMG_9141 edited

Orange County’s first year-round homeless shelter opens today in Anaheim as part of the city’s comprehensive approach to addressing homelessness.

Bridges at Kraemer Place, a 24,390-square-foot facility alongside the Riverside (91) Freew...

Read on...

City News - Press Releases
Posted on: April 26, 2017

Anaheim, Edmonton mayors face off in round two hockey playoffs wager

IMG_9071 crop for website

ANAHEIM, Calif. (April 26, 2017) — It’s round two of the 2017 Stanley Cup Playoffs and the Anaheim Ducks are facing off against the Edmonton Oilers in game one tonight.

To make the stakes even higher, Anaheim Mayor Tom Tait and Edmonton...

Read on...

City News - Press Releases
Posted on: April 22, 2017

Join us and help shape the future of Anaheim parks

Andy for web article

ANAHEIM, Calif. (April 22, 2017) — Andy Anaheim, the city’s lovable mascot, is leading the way on the most comprehensive look at our parks in nearly 30 years.

Kicking off on Earth Day, Anaheim Community Services will conduct a 12-month ...

Read on...

City News - Press Releases
Posted on: April 20, 2017

Anaheim wins first-round — and mayors’ hockey bet

IMG_0643 for web

ANAHEIM, Calif. (April 20, 2017) — 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.

Tait — and Anaheim — cam...

Read on...

City News - Press Releases
Posted on: April 19, 2017

Coyotes in Anaheim: be part of the solution

Coyote

ANAHEIM, Calif. (April 19, 2017) — Encounters with coyotes are on the rise in some parts of Anaheim, and the city is hearing from residents and experts as part of an effort to create a wildlife management plan. 

On April 18, we held a co...

Read on...

City News - Press Releases
Posted on: April 13, 2017

Anaheim, Calgary mayors face off in friendly NHL playoffs wager

2RB_9717 for web

ANAHEIM, Calif. (April 13, 2017) — The competition is heating up on and off the ice as the Anaheim Ducks face off against the Calgary Flames tonight in the first round of the 2017 Stanley Cup Playoffs. 

Anaheim Mayor Tom Tait and Calgary...

Read on...

City News - Press Releases
Posted on: April 12, 2017

Anaheim responde: el agua de la ciudad no fue el problema en el caso de Children’s Dental

Water Quality

ANAHEIM, Calif. (Abril 12, 2017) — 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 e...

Read on...

City News - Press Releases
Posted on: March 30, 2017

Anaheim Convention Center welcomes new deputy director, readies 200,000-square-foot expansion

Joaquin Quesada2

Anaheim, Calif. (March 30, 2017) —Joaquin Quesada has been named deputy director of the Anaheim Convention Center, bringing more than 35 years of convention center operations, sales and service experience to his new position.

Quesada, an Anaheim native who...

Read on...

City News - Press Releases
Posted on: March 27, 2017

USA Volleyball donates $200,000 in gear to Anaheim high schools

Volleyball Donation

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.

Totaling more than...

Read on...

Click here for more on USA Volleyball City News - Press Releases
Posted on: March 20, 2017

Spring Is Here, and With It Comes Wildlife

Spring Tulips

ANAHEIM, Calif. (March 20, 2017) — Spring is off to a gray start, but there’s a clear sign the season is here: wildlife.

With all of spring’s beauty and the fresh start it brings, we can’t forget about the critters a...

Read on...

Additional Info... City News - Press Releases
Posted on: March 16, 2017

Council Expands Contract Review, Brings Process Closer to Residents

City News block square WEBSITE

ANAHEIM, Calif. (March 16, 2017) — The City Council has approved changes that will give residents added insight into financial decisions at City Hall.

The new policies allow the City Council to:

  • Vote on more contracts between the city and outside ...
Read on...

City News - Press Releases
Posted on: March 8, 2017

Anaheim Considers New Fireworks Program With Direct Participation by Schools, Nonprofits

fireworks in Anaheim

ANAHEIM, Calif. (March 8, 2017) — 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.

In April, the Council is expected to implement...

Read on...

City News - Press Releases
Posted on: February 23, 2017

Mayor Tom Tait's Remarks from Press Conference on Incident Involving Off-Duty LAPD Officer

Mayor Tom Tait speaks at press conference

ANAHEIM, Calif. (Feb. 23, 2017) — Mayor Tom Tait spoke Thursday at a joint press conference with the Anaheim Police Department, Los Angeles Police Department, Anaheim Union High School District and the Orange County Human Relations Commission. F...

Read on...

City News - Press Releases
Posted on: February 1, 2017

State of the City: Innovations in Addressing Homelessness, Drug Abuse, Connecting Residents

Tait podium for web.jpg

ANAHEIM, Calif. (Feb. 1, 2017) — 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.

Tait i...

Read on...

City News - Press Releases
Posted on: January 26, 2017

Anaheim Continues to Foster Community Ties as Nation Debates Immigration

City News block.jpg

Espanol abajo

Anaheim Continues to Foster Community Ties as Nation Debates Immigration

ANAHEIM, Calif. (Jan. 26, 2017) — With immigration in the national spotlight, Anaheim continues to embrace diversity, treat everyone in our city with d...

Read on...

City News - Press Releases
Posted on: December 28, 2016

Two new reading programs for kids at the Anaheim Public Library!

Library Books_thumb.jpg

ANAHEIM, Calif. (Dec. 28, 2016) — 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, compl...

Read on...

Anaheim.net/Library City News - Press Releases
Posted on: August 15, 2016

Community celebrates milestones in Ponderosa Park renovations

IMG_1849_thumb.jpg

ANAHEIM, Calif. (Aug. 22, 2016) — During a weekend celebration, residents around Ponderosa Park joined the city of Anaheim to open a skate park and start construction on a community center that will provide fun, exercise and family services to the neighbo...For more, Anaheim.net/Parks

For more, see Anaheim.net/Parks City News - Press Releases
Posted on: May 10, 2016

K-9 Monument Dedication to Honor Anaheim's Finest

K9 Statue.jpg

ANAHEIM, Calif. (March 30, 2016) -- 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.

The community is invited...Read on...

City News - Press Releases
Posted on: May 10, 2016

Construction Alert — April 11-13, 2016

acc1.jpg

ANAHEIM, Calif. (April 8, 2016) — Two lanes of eastbound traffic on Katella Avenue between West Street and Hotel Way may be closed during the overnight hours of 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. Monday, April 11, Tuesday, April 12, and Wednesday, April 13, to accommodate ...Read on...

City News - Press Releases
Posted on: May 10, 2016

Summer Rec Classes Mean Summer Fun!

2Kids.jpg

ANAHEIM, Calif. (April 12, 2016) - Registration is now open for residents to sign up for fun and affordable summer classes offered by the city of Anaheim. The EZ Rec Connect guide can help you choose from classes offered for every member of the family.
...Read on...

City News - Press Releases
Posted on: October 8, 2015

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

awt.jpg

ANAHEIM, Calif. (October 8, 2015) The summer season may be behind us, but warm weather is still in the forecast. To assist customers through the warm weeks ahead, Anaheim Public Utilities has announced a new financial incentive and double rebates for s...

Read on...

City News - Press Releases
Posted on: August 27, 2015

Rescheduled due to last month’s rain Anaheim Battle of the Bands to Take Place this Saturday at Pear

PearsonParkAmphitheatre.jpg

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. The community is invited to attend and cheer on...

Read on...

City News - Press Releases
Posted on: August 25, 2015

Committee Moves Ahead in Shaping Anaheim’s Six Voting Districts

City Council District Drawing.jpg

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.

In all, residents weighed in on 25 possib...Read on...

City News - Press Releases
Posted on: August 14, 2015

Summertime is mosquito season – be aware and be prepared

PearsonParkLake.jpg

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, courtesy of the Orange County Mosquito and Vector Control District.

Mosqui...

Read on...

City News - Press Releases
Posted on: August 12, 2015

Anaheim Cooling Centers Offer Relief from the Heat

Library.jpg

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.

Please call the location nearest you for hours of oper...

Read on...

City News - Press Releases
Posted on: August 11, 2015

ARTIC food and dining establishment plans are moving forward

ARTIC2.jpg

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 stor...Read on...

City News - Press Releases
Posted on: August 5, 2015

ARTIC Project Named APWA 2015 Public Works Project of the Year

ARTIC.jpg

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). This year, the team of winners includes the Ci...

Read on...

City News - Press Releases
Posted on: August 4, 2015

Free Summer Concerts at Pearson Park

Pearson.jpg

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.

  • Saturday, August 8 – an Elton J...
Read on...

City News - Press Releases
Posted on: July 22, 2015

Anaheim City Council Appoints Emery as City Manager

PEmery.jpg

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

In his role as city manager, Emery will provide administrative management for the 10th largest city in California, it...

Read on...

City News - Press Releases
Posted on: July 16, 2015

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

Pearson.jpg

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. The community is invited to attend and cheer on the...

Read on...

City News - Press Releases
Posted on: July 15, 2015

ANAHEIM FIRE & RESCUE’S COMMUNITY CARE RESPONSE UNIT IS FIRST IN CALIFORNIA Pilot Program Delivers N

ccru.jpg

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). The first in California, the CCRU offers medical respo...

Read on...

City News - Press Releases
Posted on: July 10, 2015

Anaheim Quarterly Neighborhood Services Meetings Announced for July

NeighborhoodMeetings.jpg

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 and to learn ...

Read on...

City News - Press Releases
Posted on: July 6, 2015

Traffic Advisory Today Near Honda Center for Dalai Lama Visit

Dalai Lama.jpg

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, please follow ...

Read on...

City News - Press Releases
Posted on: June 29, 2015

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

Fireworks.jpg

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 Celebrat...

Read on...

City News - Press Releases
Posted on: June 29, 2015

Media Advisory: City Council To Consider Entertainment Tax Policy

Disney.jpg

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...

City News - Press Releases
Posted on: June 18, 2015

Fourth of July Safe and Sane Fireworks Available in Anaheim for First Time in 30 Years Sales and usa

Fireworks.jpg

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 Celebrate With Care in select areas of the City.  Residents ...

Read on...

City News - Press Releases
Posted on: June 16, 2015

Anaheim City Council Approves Hotel Incentive Program

hotel.jpg

ANAHEIM, CA - (June 16, 2015) - 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...

City News - Press Releases
Posted on: June 16, 2015

Anaheim City Council Approves Balanced Budget for Fiscal Year 2015/16

2015_2016 Budget.jpg

ANAHEIM, CA - (June 16, 2015) - Increases to General Fund allocations and Capital Improvement Plan support emphasis on public safety, community outreach and encouraging business growth.

The Anaheim City Council tonight unanimously approved a balanced budge...

Read on...

City News - Press Releases
Posted on: June 12, 2015

ANAHEIM HONORS FLAG DAY WITH NEW HOMETOWN HEROES VIDEO AND COMMUNITY EVENT

Flag.jpg

ANAHEIM, CA - (June 12, 2015) - 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.

Anaheim Police Officer Brennan Leininger founded the organization A Flag for Every Hero...

Read on...

City News - Press Releases
Posted on: June 8, 2015

Outreach Campaign Invites Residents to ‘Shape Anaheim’s Future’ (Spanish)

City Council District Drawing.jpg

ANAHEIM, CA - (June 5, 2015) - 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 ...Read on...

City News - Press Releases
Posted on: June 1, 2015

ANAHEIM PUBLIC UTILITIES HOSTS THE 2015 SAVE WATER EXPO

Press Release Image.jpg

ANAHEIM, CA - (June 1, 2015) - 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 located at ...Read on...

City News - Press Releases
Posted on: June 8, 2015

RESIDENTS ENCOURAGED TO HELP DESIGN DISTRICT SHAPES

City Council District Drawing.jpg

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 and in neighborhood co...Read on...

City News - Press Releases
Posted on: June 8, 2015

3-day event will offer complete dental and vision services and general health screenings to thousand

health fair1.jpg

ANAHEIM, CA - (May 27, 2015) - The 9th annual FREE Health Fair will take place this Friday – Sunday at the Anaheim Convention Center, and all are welcome to attend.  Attendees can benefit from the medical, dental and vision services, as well as visit the ...Read on...

City News - Press Releases
Posted on: June 8, 2015

ANAHEIM HONORS MEMORIAL DAY WITH LAUNCH OF HOMETOWN HEROES VIDEO SERIES

Flag.jpg

ANAHEIM, CA - (May 23, 2015) - 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 Homet...Read on...

City News - Press Releases
Posted on: May 21, 2015

TRAFFIC ADVISORY FOR THE ANAHEIM RESORT BEGINNING EARLY FRIDAY MORNING THRU THE WEEKEND, FOR THE DIS

Disney.jpg

ANAHEIM, CA - (May 21, 2015) - 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 i...Read on...

City News - Press Releases
Posted on: May 20, 2015

ANAHEIM CITY COUNCIL LIMITS LANDSCAPE WATERING TO TWO DAYS A WEEK

water.jpg

ANAHEIM, CA - (May 20, 2015) - 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. The ordinance will help Anaheim achieve its required ...Read on...

City News - Press Releases
Posted on: May 19, 2015

ANAHEIM PUBLIC WORKS DIRECTOR NATALIE MEEKS NAMED APWA 2015 TOP TEN PUBLIC WORKS LEADER

blank.jpg

ANAHEIM, CA - (May 19, 2015) - 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, and at tonight’s City Council meeting was presented with her award b...Read on...

City News - Press Releases
Posted on: May 17, 2015

ANAHEIM AND CHICAGO MAYORS ENGAGE IN FRIENDLY WAGER DURING NHL PLAYOFFS

Ducks.jpg

ANAHEIM, CA - (May 17, 2015) - 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.

The ...Read on...

City News - Press Releases
Posted on: May 5, 2015

COMMUNITY INVITED TO SHAPE ANAHEIM’S FUTURE AND PROVIDE INPUT TO DRAW CITY COUNCIL DISTRICTS

City Council District Drawing.jpg

ANAHEIM, CA - (May 5, 2015) - 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...

City News - Press Releases
Posted on: May 5, 2015

Temporary Road Closures, May 9-10, For Tinker Bell Half Marathon Weekend

TinkerbellMarathon.jpg

ANAHEIM, CA - (May 5, 2015) - 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 – Sun...Read on...

City News - Press Releases
Posted on: May 4, 2015

May the 4th Be With You!

StarWars.jpg

ANAHEIM, CA - (May 4, 2015) - 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 o...Read on...

City News - Press Releases
Posted on: May 1, 2015

Anaheim and Calgary Mayors Engage in Friendly Wager During NHL Playoffs

Ducks.jpg

ANAHEIM, CA - (May 1, 2015) - 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.

If the Ducks win, Mayor Nensh...Read on...

City News - Press Releases
Posted on: May 1, 2015

Anaheim Water Conservation Poster Contest Winners to be Honored at Angel Stadium of Anaheim

Arts_Culture.jpg

ANAHEIM, CA - (April 27, 2015) - 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 on Thursday, May 7, du...Read on...

City News - Press Releases
Posted on: April 23, 2015

Anaheim Approves New City Planning Director

blank.jpg

ANAHEIM, CA - (April 23, 2015) - 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 governme...Read on...

City News - Press Releases
Posted on: April 22, 2015

ANAHEIM’S 9TH ANNUAL FREE HEALTH FAIR MAY 29-31 3-day event

Health Fair

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 support, Anaheim’s Ninth Annual FREE Health Fair is expa...Read on...

City News - Press Releases
Posted on: May 5, 2015

Cinco De Mayo

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. The fiesta will feature free live en...Read on...

City News - Press Releases
Posted on: April 22, 2015

ANAHEIM CONVENTION CENTER BREAKS GROUND ON SEVENTH EXPANSION

ACC 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, and more job...

Read on...

City News - Press Releases
Posted on: April 22, 2015

REMEMBERING JACKIE ROBINSON’S VISIT TO ANAHEIM, ON MLB’S JACKIE ROBINSON DAY

Arts and Culture

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, “The Jackie...Read on...

City News - Press Releases
Posted on: April 22, 2015

MIRALOMA PARK AND FAMILY RESOURCE CENTER GRAND OPENING CELEBRATION SET FOR APRIL 11

Community Resources Building

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.

Miraloma Park a...

Read on...

City News - Press Releases

News Flash

Posted on: April 16, 2018

Anaheim Children's Festival

ChildrensFestival

This FREE celebration of the arts gives children, teenagers and families the opportunity to experience many mediums in one day. Participants will sing and dance, paint, draw, watch, wonder, learn, and enjoy. Activities include:- Over 20 hands-on activity ...

Read on...

Community Services News
Posted on: March 30, 2018

Cinco de Mayo Fiesta and Carnival

CincoDeMayo

Gather your family and join us for Anaheim's annual Cinco de Mayo Fiesta! The fiesta will feature vendor and food booths as well as free live entertainment on Saturday and Sunday.

The carnival will feature thrill rides for the older members of the family w...

Read on...

Community Services News
Posted on: February 28, 2018

Summer VolunTEEN Program

VolunTEENS

Teens have the opportunity to volunteer at various summer programs throughout Anaheim including O.A.K.S. Summer Day Camp, Zombie Survival Camp, Tiny Tots Academy, Summer Nights Under the Stars Family Programs and Movies at Pearson Park Amphitheatre and mo...

Read on...

Community Services News

News Flash

Posted on: January 29, 2016

Manzanita SkatePark

Manzanita Web1_thumb.jpg

The skate park will be a hybrid design for beginner to intermediate skaters from the surrounding neighborhood and adjacent Boys and Girls Club. The total disturbed area for the concrete skate park will be 15,000 square feet which will allow for approximat...Read on...

Additional Info... Community Services Spotlight
Posted on: April 19, 2018

Anaheim Parks Plan

Cover title graphic

Parks play an important role in the lives of Anaheim residents.

For many, they are the front yard for neighborhood kids to play in and the perfect setting for a weekend family gathering.  

Anaheim's first park opened in 1927 with 20 acres. Since th...

Read on...

Additional Info... Community Services Spotlight

News Flash

Posted on: May 5, 2015

Anaheim Convention Center

The Anaheim Convention Center (ACC), centrally located in the heart of Southern California, welcomes millions of visitors to the City of Anaheim for tourism, business and conventions/meetings.

Additional Info... Convention Center

News Flash

Posted on: November 16, 2017

Anaheim Fire & Rescue to Host Wildfire Preparedness Community Fair

Fire Press Release

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. This free, family oriented event will be held at Anahe...

Read on...

Fire & Rescue News
Posted on: October 10, 2017

Canyon Fire 2 update 7 a.m.

Divisions

Canyon Fire 2 update 7 a.m.

Fire now is at 7,500 acres.

Containment remains at 5 percent.

Focus overnight was on the fire’s east edge near the Cleveland National Forest.

All mandatory evacuations remain in place.

No new evacuations issued and no new immediate ...

Read on...

Fire & Rescue News
Posted on: October 9, 2017

Canyon Fire 2

East Hills_Evacuation

Anaheim Fire and Rescue currently battling Canyon Fire 2. A shelter for evacuees is setup at:East Anaheim Community Center8201 E. Santa Ana Canyon RoadDowntown Anaheim Community Center250 E. Center Street

Red Cross Shelter for overnight shelter at El Moden...

Read on...

Fire & Rescue News
Posted on: July 18, 2017

ANAHEIM FIRE & RESCUE TO BREAK GROUND ON FIRST NEW FIRE STATION IN LAST DECADE

Fire Press Release

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.  Media and members of the community are invited to join Anaheim City of...

Read on...

Fire & Rescue News
Posted on: July 3, 2017

INVESTIGATORS SEEK WITNESSES REGARDING GYPSUM FIRE

Fire Press Release

 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...

Fire & Rescue News
Posted on: May 18, 2017

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

Fire Press Release

ANAHEIM, Calif. (May 18, 2017) – Friday morning, May 19, 2017, Anaheim Fire & Rescue will recognize 18 fire service professionals and welcome 21 new Firefighter/Paramedics at its 2017 Promotion & Graduation Ceremony held at the City National Grove...Read on...

Fire & Rescue News
Posted on: April 26, 2017

ANAHEIM FIRE & RESCUE DISPLAYS USE OF GOATS IN WEED ABATEMENT

Fire Press Release

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...

Fire & Rescue News
Posted on: April 26, 2017

ANAHEIM FIRE & RESCUE PRESENTA EL USO DE CABRAS EN EL ABATAMIENTO DE MALEZAS

Fire Press Release

ANAHEIM, CALIF (26 de abril de 2017) - Durante los últimos años, El Departamento de Bomberos & Rescate de Anaheim ha reclutado el uso de cabras como elemento de nuestro plan estratégico para la prevención de...

Read on...

Fire & Rescue News
Posted on: November 20, 2016

Two Alarm Fire Burns Seven Tractor Trailers

Fire.jpg

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.  The call was received at 9:13 pm and a 2nd a...

Read on...

Fire & Rescue News
Posted on: September 28, 2016

Join the Fire Agencies of Anaheim, Garden Grove, and Orange City for Fire Service Day

Fire.jpg

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. Families will have the opportunity to personally meet firefighters, view ...Read on...

Fire & Rescue News
Posted on: May 18, 2016

FIRE & RESCUE’S PROMOTION AND GRADUATION CEREMONY

Fire.jpg

LEADERSHIP AND LEGACY WERE HIGHLIGHTED AT ANAHEIM FIRE & RESCUE’S PROMOTION AND GRADUATION CEREMONY RECOGNIZING 15 FIRE SERVICE PROFESSIONALS AND 12 NEW FIREFIGHTER/PARAMEDICSANAHEIM, Calif. (May 18, 2016) –This morning, Anaheim Fire & Rescue reco...Read on...

Fire & Rescue News
Posted on: May 18, 2016

Third Alarm Fire Damages Multiple Units in Senior Living Apartment Complex

Fire.jpg

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. The location is a large multi-building, multi-unit senior living apartment complex. Upon arriv...Read on...

Fire & Rescue News
Posted on: March 28, 2016

HELP ANAHEIM BE MORE RESILIENT IN THE EVENT OF A DISASTER

Fire.jpg

Every five years, the City of Anaheim prepares a Hazard
Mitigation Plan to identify elements within the city that could be affected by a disaster such as an earthquake, flood or wildfire. Anaheim Fire & Rescue together with the City of Anaheim invite...Read on...

Fire & Rescue News
Posted on: March 24, 2016

ANAHEIM FIRE & RESCUE ANNOUNCES NEW LEADERSHIP STAFF FOR COMMUNITY RISK REDUCTION DIVISON

Fire.jpg

Anaheim Fire Chief Randy R. Bruegman recently announced the
appointment of Rusty Coffelt to Deputy Chief / Fire Marshal of the agency’s Community Risk ReductionDivision. Deputy Chief Coffelt is responsible for four principal sections including Life Saf...Read on...

Fire & Rescue News
Posted on: March 14, 2016

Anaheim Fire & Rescue to Use Cold Smoke for Wildland Fire Training

Fire.jpg

Beginning Monday, March 14, 2016, Anaheim Fire & Rescue will engage in wildland fire training to prepare for the approaching wildland fire season. This training will include the use of smoke canisters to assist firefighting personnel with locating th...Read on...

Fire & Rescue News
Posted on: January 21, 2016

BUTANE HONEY OIL EXTRACTION DISCOVERED IN BURNED CONDOMINIUM

Fire Police Press Release.jpg

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. Upon arrival, fire personnel found the garage of a two story detached condominium was fully involved and...Read on...

Additional Info... Fire & Rescue News
Posted on: August 31, 2015

National Day of Remembrance

9 11 Rememberance

Please join us for the September 11 Remembrance Ceremony on the Grand Plaza at 9:00 a.m. Anaheim Fire & Rescue, Anaheim Police Department and Visit Anaheim are joining together to pay tribute to the victims of September 11, 2001 and to honor those eme...Read on...

Fire & Rescue News
Posted on: May 29, 2015

Home Safety Visit Program

Home Safety

We’ve launched the Home Safety Visit Program, a new Community Risk Reduction program, where fire personnel delivers fire safety education directly to Anaheim homeowners particularly those households most vulnerable to fire and fire injuries. We’ll also pr...Read on...

Additional Info... Fire & Rescue News

News Flash

Posted on: December 10, 2015

Anaheim is a Class 1 City

Untitled.png

We’re proud to announce that Anaheim has been designated as a Class 1 City by the Insurance Service Office (ISO), the highest possible rating for a municipality. This rating may reduce the cost of fire insurance for our residents and business owners. Lear...Read on...

Additional Info... Fire & Rescue Spotlight

News Flash

Posted on: March 30, 2018

DIA (Children's Day/Book Day)

DiaDia de Los Ninos

Children's Day/Book Day, also known as El día de los niños/El día de los libros (Día), is an observance held annually in April to connect children with diverse books and programming opportunities.

Día is an enhancement of Children’s Day, which began in 192...

Read on...

Additional Info... Library News
Posted on: March 30, 2018

Friends of the Library Book Sale

FOCAL Book Sale

Proceeds from memberships and book sales go to support library collections, special programs and many valuable extras that enhance your library experience. Check the Spring Book Sale hours below: 

Canyon Hills LibraryTues: 11am - 5:30pmWed-Thurs: ...

Read on...

Additional Info... Library News
Posted on: March 30, 2018

National Poetry Month

National Poetry Month

Celebrate National Poetry Month with an open mic night, poem writing workshop, an evening with multiple poet laureates and even more! Check the web calendar for program details.

Additional Info... Library News
Posted on: March 30, 2018

National Library Week

National Library Week

April 8-14 is National Library Week, an annual celebration of the life-changing work of libraries, librarians and library workers. Libraries aren’t just places to borrow books or study—they’re also creative and engaging community centers where people can ...

Read on...

Library News
Posted on: March 9, 2018

Free Youth Art Classes

Muck_Library

Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math (STEAM) are combined in accessible, creative, multi-media workshops led by professional led instructors and artists. Our third series of classes kicks off with clay modeling (3/13 - 4/16) and 3D modeling (4/...

Read on...

Program Schedule . . . Library News

News Flash

News Flash

Posted on: March 27, 2018

Car Seat Check-Up

Anaheim Police Department Car Seat Check-Up

Is your child’s car seat safe? Is it installed correctly? Have your child’s car seat inspected and installed by a Certified Car Seat Technician. Our techs will also educate you on car seat safety and installation! 

Our Next Eve...

Read on...

Police Department Spotlights
Posted on: January 9, 2018

Monthly Newsletter

newsletter

Have you ever wondered what our officers do every day? What kinds of crimes they fight? Who they arrest and save? What about our civilian staff and their roles inside of the Police Department? APD serves the city of Anaheim through crime prevention, commu...

Read on...

Police Department Spotlights
Posted on: December 30, 2017

Year in Review: A Message from the Acting Chief

yearinreview

As 2017 comes to a close and we look forward to the coming year, I wanted to take a moment to highlight some of the incredible work performed by the members of your Anaheim Police Department.  As 2018 approaches, we remain committed to the safety...

Read on...

Police Department Spotlights
Posted on: May 27, 2015

See Something, Say Something

See Something Say Something

If You See Something, Say Something delivers the simple message to Orange County citizens that an alert public plays a critical role in keeping our community safe. For more information, visit www.keepocsafe.org.

The Anaheim Police Department Suspicio...Read on...

See Something, Say Something Video Police Department Spotlights

News Flash

Posted on: April 19, 2018

DUI/Driver's License Checkpoint

apd

ANAHEIM, Calif. (April 19, 2018) – The Anaheim Police Department Traffic Unit will be conducting a DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint Friday April 20, 2018 on Euclid Street south of La Palma Avenue between the hours of 8:00 P.M. and 3:00 ...

Read on...

Police Press Releases
Posted on: April 16, 2018

SUSPECT WOUNDED IN OFFICER INVOLVED SHOOTING IDENTIFIED

apd

ANAHEIM, CALIF (April 13, 2018) – The suspect injured in an Officer Involved Shooting early Friday morning has been identified as Petrica Peter Muntean, a 24 year old Anaheim resident. Anaheim Police Officers tried to contact Muntean in a parkin...

Read on...

Police Press Releases
Posted on: March 13, 2018

Anaheim Police Department Conducts Minor Decoy Operation

apd

ANAHEIM, CALIF (March 13, 2018) The Anaheim Police Department’s Vice Unit conducted a Shoulder Tap Operation at six Anaheim locations on March 10, 2018. The operation resulted in six citations for purchasing alcohol for a minor and one citation ...

Read on...

Police Press Releases
Posted on: March 8, 2018

Video From March 8 Press Conference Regarding Use of Force

apd

ANAHEIM, CALIF (March 9, 2018) – You're invited to watch the video from our March 8 press conference regarding a recent use of force incident.

During the press conference, Acting Chief of Police Julian Harvey discussed details from the incident. ...

Read on...

Police Press Releases
Posted on: March 8, 2018

Press Conference to Be Held by Anaheim Police Department Regarding Use of Force

apd

ANAHEIM, CALIF (March 6, 2018) – Acting Chief of Police Julian Harvey will address the media during a press conference at 1:00 pm on Thursday, March 8, 2018, regarding a use of force by APD officers on March 2, 2018. APD received questions from FOX TV thi...

Read on...

Police Press Releases
Posted on: January 22, 2018

Anaheim Police Department Conducts Minor Decoy Operation

apd

ANAHEIM, Calif. (Jan. 22, 2018) – The Anaheim Police Department’s Vice Unit conducted a Minor Decoy Operation at eight Anaheim locations on Jan. 18, 2018. The operation resulted in one citation for the sale of alcohol to a minor.Decoy ...

Read on...

Police Press Releases
Posted on: January 16, 2018

Anaheim Police Department Conducts Minor Decoy Operation

apd

ANAHEIM, Calif. (Jan. 16, 2018) – The Anaheim Police Department’s Vice Unit conducted a Minor Decoy Operation at nine Anaheim locations on Jan. 11, 2018. The operation did not result in any citations.Decoy Operations target retail esta...

Read on...

Police Press Releases
Posted on: December 14, 2017

DUI/DRIVER’S LICENSE CHECKPOINT

apd

ANAHEIM, Calif. (Dec.14, 2017) – The Anaheim Police Department Traffic Unit will be conducting a DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint Friday Dec. 15, 2017 on Harbor Blvd. and La Palma Ave. between the hours of 8:00 P.M. and 3:00 A.M.

The deterrent and preventiv...

Read on...

Police Press Releases
Posted on: December 4, 2017

Anaheim Police Department Conducts Minor Decoy Operation

apd

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.

Decoy Operations target retail establishmen...

Read on...

Police Press Releases
Posted on: December 1, 2017

Anaheim Police Department Receives Grant for Pedestrian and Bicycle Safety

apd

ANAHEIM, Calif. (Dec. 1, 2017) – The Anaheim Police Department (APD) has been awarded a $70,000 grant to improve the City’s ongoing commitment to reduce the number of persons killed and injured in crashes involving pedestrians and bicyclists.

APD will use ...

Read on...

Police Press Releases
Posted on: November 26, 2017

DOMESTIC VIOLENCE SUSPECT IN STABLE CONDITION AFTER OFFICER INVOLVED SHOOTING

apd

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.Around 2:00 pm...

Read on...

Police Press Releases
Posted on: November 16, 2017

Anaheim Police Department Hosts Inaugural Coppers & Choppers Expo to Promote Motorcycle Safety

apd

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. This event is a citywide response to combating the incre...

Read on...

Police Press Releases
Posted on: November 14, 2017

ANAHEIM STUDENT ARRESTED FOR ALLEGED THREATS TO MULTIPLE SCHOOL SITES

apd

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 at Magnolia, Western, Cypress and Buena Park High Schools. A conc...

Read on...

Police Press Releases
Posted on: November 1, 2017

Anaheim Police Department Arrests Four Suspects During a Decoy Shoulder Tap Operation

apd

ANAHEIM, Calif. (Nov. 1, 2017) – The Anaheim Police Department (APD) arrested four suspects on Oct. 27, 2017 during a Decoy Shoulder Tap Operation. Two suspects were arrested for furnishing alcoholic beverages to minors during the decoy operation. Two add...

Read on...

Police Press Releases
Posted on: October 31, 2017

Detectives Seek Public's Help in Body Dump Murder

apd

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.

APD officers were called to the 1600 block of S. Sinclair Street regarding ...

Read on...

Police Press Releases
Posted on: October 31, 2017

Suspect Sought for Murder in Love Triangle Death

apd

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.

Ju...

Read on...

Police Press Releases
Posted on: October 27, 2017

Anaheim Police Department Receives Grant from Alcoholic Beverage Control

apd

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, Shoulder Tap Programs and conduct Informed Merchants Preventing Alcohol-Rel...

Read on...

Police Press Releases
Posted on: October 12, 2017

Anaheim Police Department Receives Grant for Special Traffic Enforcement and Crash Prevention

apd

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...

Police Press Releases
Posted on: October 8, 2017

Victim Dies Days After Gang-Related Shooting

apd

ANAHEIM, CALIF (October 8, 2017) – A 23 year old Anaheim man died Friday night, two days after being shot during a gang-related shooting. The suspect was arrested shortly after the shooting when witnesses saw him running from the scene.

Just befo...

Read on...

Police Press Releases
Posted on: October 5, 2017

DUI/Driver's License Checkpoint

apd

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.

The deterrent and...

Read on...

Police Press Releases
Posted on: September 29, 2017

Anaheim Police Department Join the 2017 Pink Patch Project

apd

ANAHEIM, Calif. (Sept. 29, 2017) –- 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 Dep...

Read on...

Police Press Releases
Posted on: September 22, 2017

Anaheim Police Department and Orange County Partners Make Strides in Human Trafficking

apd

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 through the identification, arrest and prosecution of perpetrators coupled with...

Read on...

Police Press Releases
Posted on: September 14, 2017

DUI/Driver's License Checkpoint

apd

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...

Police Press Releases
Posted on: August 16, 2017

DUI/Driver's License Checkpoint

PD Press Release Image

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.

The deterrent and preventive effects of DUI chec...

Read on...

Police Press Releases
Posted on: July 30, 2017

18 Year Old Arrested for Multiple Charges After Fatal Crash

apd

ANAHEIM, CALIF (July 30, 2017) – An 18 year old Anaheim man has been arrested for Gross Vehicular Manslaughter While Intoxicated, Felony DUI, and Unlicensed Driver following a fatal crash earlier this morning.

At 3:15 am Sunday morning, Anaheim P...

Read on...

Police Press Releases
Posted on: July 27, 2017

DUI/Drivers License Checkpoint

apd

 

 ANAHEIM, CALIF (July 27, 2017) – The Anaheim Police Department Traffic Unit will be conducting a DUI/Drivers’ License Checkpoint tomorrow night, July 28, 2017, on Brookhurst St north of Ball Rd between the hours of 8:00 P.M....

Read on...

Police Press Releases
Posted on: July 18, 2017

Additional Victims Sought in Event Planner Scam

PD Press Release Image

ANAHEIM, CALIF (July 12, 2017) – Anaheim detectives are seeking potential victims of a scam involving event planning for weddings, quinceaneras, and other special events. In the fall of 2016, an investigation was launched after reports were rece...

Read on...

Police Press Releases
Posted on: July 2, 2017

Recordatorio para el 4 de julio Maneje Sobrio o Será Detenido

PD Press Release Image

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, alguaciles y la patrulla de c...

Read on...

Police Press Releases
Posted on: June 29, 2017

Fourth of July Reminder: Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over

PD Press Release Image

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 by targeting thos...

Read on...

Police Press Releases
Posted on: June 16, 2017

Kevin Ferguson Shooting Presented to OCDA for Review

PD Press Release Image

ANAHEIM, CALIF (June 16, 2017) – A shooting case involving an off-duty LAPD officer was presented to the Orange County District Attorney’s Office Friday morning for review.  On February 21, 2017, Kevin Ferguson discha...

Read on...

Police Press Releases
Posted on: June 15, 2017

DUI/Drivers’ License Checkpoint Friday, June 16, 2017

PD Press Release Image

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 3:0...

Read on...

Police Press Releases
Posted on: May 25, 2017

Two Students Arrested for Alleged School Violence Plot

PD Press Release Image

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. School administrators contacted APD early T...

Read on...

Police Press Releases
Posted on: May 18, 2017

Anaheim Resident Arrested for Multiple Murders

PD Press Release

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. Marvin Magallanes, a 25 year old resident of Anaheim was arrested early Friday morning May 12th aft...

Read on...

Police Press Releases
Posted on: May 18, 2017

DUI/Drivers’ License Checkpoint Friday, May, 19 2017

PD Press Release

ANAHEIM, CALIF (May 18, 2017) – The Anaheim Police Department Traffic Unit will be conducting a DUI/Drivers’ License Checkpoint tomorrow night, May 19, 2017, at Anaheim Blvd and Lincoln Ave between the hours of 8:00 P.M. and 3:00 A.M.

The deterrent and p...

Read on...

Police Press Releases
Posted on: April 27, 2017

DUI/Drivers’ License Checkpoint Friday, April 28, 2017

PD Press Release

ANAHEIM, CALIF, (April 27, 2017) – The Anaheim Police Department Traffic Unit will be conducting a DUI/Drivers’ License Checkpoint tomorrow night, April 28, 2017, on Ball Road between East St and State College Blvd between the hours of...

Read on...

Police Press Releases
Posted on: April 17, 2017

Email Threats to Canyon High School Student-Body a Hoax

PD Press Release Image

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. &nb...

Read on...

Police Press Releases
Posted on: March 16, 2017

APD SWAT Teams Serve Simultaneous Warrants Related to Gang Shooting - Suspected Arrested

PD Press Release

ANAHEIM, CA (MARCH 16, 2017) – Late Wednesday evening, Anaheim Police SWAT personnel, assisted by the Orange County Sheriff’s SWAT Team, served simultaneous search warrants at three Anaheim residences: 1200 block of N. East Street, 600...

Read on...

View Booking Photos Police Press Releases
Posted on: February 2, 2017

Four Suspects Arrested in Gang Related Shooting That Injured Two in Front of High School

_pressrelease.png

ANAHEIM, CA (FEBRUARY 2, 2017) – Three juveniles and one adult have been arrested for a shooting that left two men with non-life threatening gunshot wounds in front of Gilbert High School Tuesday afternoon.  The APD Gang Detail made the arrests W...

Read on...

Police Press Releases
Posted on: November 20, 2016

Assault With a Deadly Weapon Suspect Fatally Shot in Officer Involved Shooting

pressrelease.png

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.  Anaheim police officers were assisting officers from the California Highway Patrol in searchin...

Read on...

Police Press Releases
Posted on: October 29, 2016

Suspect Arrested for Possession of Explosive Materials

pressrelease.png

A 57 year old man is in custody after Anaheim Police officers found several pounds of dangerous materials in his room. Anaheim Police were first called to an assisted living facility in the 200 block of N. Dale Ave around 10:00 am this morning regarding...Read on...

Police Press Releases
Posted on: August 11, 2016

Anaheim Remembers the 15th Anniversary of September 11

Fire Police Press Release.jpg

ANAHEIM, Calif. (Aug. 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.

The 9/11 National...Read on...

Police Press Releases
Posted on: August 9, 2016

DUI/Drivers’ License Checkpoint Friday, August 12, 2016

pressrelease.png

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.

The deterrent and preventive effects o...Read on...

Police Press Releases
Posted on: July 20, 2016

DUI/Drivers’ License Checkpoint Friday, July 22, 2016

pressrelease.png

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.

The deterrent and preventive effects of ...Read on...

Police Press Releases
Posted on: July 11, 2016

APD to Hold Press Conference Regarding the In-Custody Death of Fermin Valenzuela

pressrelease.png

Chief Raul Quezada will hold a press conference this afternoon at 4:30 pm in the Anaheim Police Department Training Auditorium to provide information regarding the recent in-custody death of Fermin Valenzuela. During this briefing, credentialed media will...Read on...

Police Press Releases
Posted on: July 10, 2016

Statement from Anaheim Police Chief Raul Quezada

pressrelease.png

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. Valenzuela engaged the officers in a lengthy physical confrontation and as officers attempted to ...Read on...

Police Press Releases
Posted on: July 9, 2016

Anaheim Police Sponsor Gun Buy Back

PD Press Release Image.jpg

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.

At the conclusion of today's event, 676 firearms were collected. Chief Qu...Read on...

Police Press Releases
Posted on: July 9, 2016

Suspect Arrested in Anaheim with Stolen Property Connected to Anaheim Storage Burglaries

pressrelease.png

ANAHEIM, CA – On Thursday, July 7, 2016, detectives from the Anaheim Police Department Burglary/Auto Theft Detail, along with investigators from the Crime Task Force arrested Paul Muna, 30, in West Anaheim for possession of a stolen firearm. Fur...

Read on...

Police Press Releases
Posted on: July 7, 2016

Anaheim Police Sponsor Gun Buy Back This Saturday

pressrelease.png

This Saturday, July 9, 2016, the Anaheim Police Department will hold a gun buy back at La Palma Park. Between 8:00 AM and 4:00 PM, people who would like to dispose of their unwanted firearms are encouraged to come to the north side of La Palma Park and m...Read on...

Police Press Releases
Posted on: July 3, 2016

Suspect who fought with Officers Suffered Medical Emergency

pressrelease.png

ANAHEIM, CA - On July 2, 2016 at 9:15 am, Anaheim Police Department received a call of a suspicious male who had followed a woman to her home in the 2600 block of W. Broadway Ave. Officers responded and contacted Fermin Vincent Valenzuela, a 24 year old r...Read on...

Police Press Releases
Posted on: June 27, 2016

Attempted Bank Robbery Suspect Arrested After Brief Standoff

pressrelease.png

ANAHEIM, CA – A suspected bank robber was arrested this morning after a nearly one hour standoff. Anaheim Police received a 9-1-1 call from an employee inside the Wells Fargo bank in the 1600 block of N. Raymond Ave. at 9:09 am reporting a possi...

Read on...

Police Press Releases
Posted on: June 24, 2016

Community Tip Leads to Seizure of Nearly 600 Pounds of Dangerous Fireworks

pressrelease.png

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. Nearly 600 pounds of com...Read on...

Police Press Releases
Posted on: June 23, 2016

Anaheim Police to Honor Twelve Anaheim Youths for Doing the Right Thing

pressrelease.png

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! As part of the “Do The Right Thing” (DTRT) Program twelve youths from across Anaheim will be ...Read on...

Police Press Releases
Posted on: June 16, 2016

DUI/Drivers’ License Checkpoint Friday, June 17, 2016

pressrelease.png

Anaheim, CA – The Anaheim Police Department Traffic Unit will be conducting a DUI/Drivers’ License Checkpoint on June 17, 2016, at Anaheim Boulevard and Lincoln Avenue between the hours of 8:00 P.M. and 3:00 A.M.

The deterrent and preventive effects of...Read on...

Police Press Releases
Posted on: June 6, 2016

Vehicle Burglary Suspect Shot in Anaheim Hills

pressrelease.png

ANAHEIM, CA – At about 05:08 a.m. on June 6, 2016, Anaheim Police responded to the 100 block of S. Eucalyptus Drive for a shooting. A resident saw a male inside his vehicle which was parked in the driveway of his residence. He exited his residence with a ...Read on...

Police Press Releases
Posted on: May 25, 2016

Anaheim Police Chief Warns Protestors There Is No Place for Violence in Anaheim

_pressrelease.png

ANAHEIM, CA – 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. “While we recognize and respect the...Read on...

Police Press Releases
Posted on: May 23, 2016

Presidential Candidate Visits to Anaheim Convention Center

pressrelease.png

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 Anaheim Po...Read on...

Police Press Releases
Posted on: May 20, 2016

New “Coast to Coast” Seat Belt Enforcement Effort Aims to Increase Click It or Ticket

pressrelease.png

Anaheim CA – From May 23 to June 5, 2016, local law enforcement personnel will participate in the national Click It or Ticket campaign in an effort to save lives through increased seat belt use. This education enforcement period comes ahead of the Memoria...Read on...

Police Press Releases
Posted on: May 18, 2016

Anaheim Police Department Announces the Passing of K9 Bruno

pressrelease.png

ANAHEIM, CA – It is with great sadness the Anaheim Police Department announces the passing of K9 Bruno at 5:55 am this morning. Bruno was admitted to Yorba Regional Anaheim Hospital late Saturday afternoon after experiencing medical complications related ...Read on...

Police Press Releases
Posted on: May 12, 2016

Suspect Identified in Peralta Canyon Park Homicide

pressrelease.png

ANAHEIM, CA – Anaheim Police Homicide Detectives have announced the arrest of a suspect in Thursday afternoon’s shooting death in the parking lot of Peralta Canyon Park. Humberto Servin, 49 years of age, and a resident of Orange, has b...

Read on...

Police Press Releases
Posted on: March 28, 2016

ANAHEIM GANG INVESTIGATION RESULTS IN 5 FEDERAL INDICTMENTS AND 29 CRIMINAL COMPLAINTS

pressrelease.png

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 Investigati...Read on...

Police Press Releases
Posted on: February 21, 2016

Officer Involved Shooting – Updated Information

pressrelease.png

At approximately 4:45 pm on Saturday, February 20, 2016, three Anaheim police officers were involved in a fatal Officer Involved Shooting of an armed attempted murder suspect. The incident occurred when officers were called to the 2000 block of W. Cris Av...Read on...

Police Press Releases
Posted on: January 21, 2016

Butane Honey Oil Extraction Discovered in Burned Condominium

Fire Police Press Release.jpg

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. Upon arrival, fire personnel found the garage of a two story detached condominium was fully involved and...Read on...

Additional Info... Police Press Releases
Posted on: August 17, 2015

O.C. Agencies Unite to Combat Human Trafficking

PD Harbor Station.jpg

WHAT: Orange County law enforcement, transportation officials and the Orange County Human Trafficking Task Force (OCHTTF) will hold a joint news conference to discuss the state of human trafficking in Orange County. OCHTTF, which was founded and is admini...

Read on...

Police Press Releases
Posted on: August 14, 2015

Anaheim Police Department to Conduct a DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint

Thumb3.jpg

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.
The deterrent effect of DUI checkpoints is a proven resource in r...Read on...

Police Press Releases
Posted on: May 19, 2015

Anaheim Police to Honor Ten Anaheim Youths for Doing the Right Thing

__Thumb1.jpg

Tomorrow, Wednesday, May 20, 2015, at 11:00 A.M., the Anaheim Police Department will recognize twelve Anaheim youth who demonstrated they will do the right thing! As part of the “Do The Right Thing” (DTRT) Program twelve youth from across Anaheim will be...Read on...

Police Press Releases
Posted on: April 15, 2015

Click It or Ticket Campaign to Begin May 18, 2015

PoliceNews3.jpg

Once again, the Anaheim Police Department is reminding motorists to Click It or Ticket. As part of the national seat belt enforcement campaign, law enforcement agencies around the country will be stepping up enforcement May 18-31...Read on...

Police Press Releases
Posted on: April 5, 2015

Officer Involved Shooting: 200 Block E. Lincoln Avenue, City of Orange

PoliceNews3.jpg

On April 4, 2015, at approximately 7:45 A.M., Anaheim Police Officers received information that a woman who was sought on an arrest warrant the previous day by the California Highway Patrol (CHP) was at her residence in the 2800 block of E. Lincoln Avenue...Read on...

Police Press Releases
Posted on: March 27, 2015

DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint Planned This Saturday

PoliceNews3.jpg

The Anaheim Police Department Traffic Unit will be conducting a DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint on March 28, at Cerritos Avenue and Euclid Street between the hours of 8:00 p.m. and 3:00 a.m.
The deterrent effect of DUI checkpoints is a proven resour...Read on...

Police Press Releases

News Flash

Posted on: April 19, 2018

DUI/Driver's License Checkpoint

apd

ANAHEIM, Calif. (April 19, 2018) – The Anaheim Police Department Traffic Unit will be conducting a DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint Friday April 20, 2018 on Euclid Street south of La Palma Avenue between the hours of 8:00 P.M. and 3:00 A.M.

The deterrent an...

Read on...

Public Safety
Posted on: April 16, 2018

SUSPECT WOUNDED IN OFFICER INVOLVED SHOOTING IDENTIFIED

apd

ANAHEIM, CALIF (April 13, 2018) – The suspect injured in an Officer Involved Shooting early Friday morning has been identified as Petrica Peter Muntean, a 24 year old Anaheim resident. Anaheim Police Officers tried to contact Muntean in a parking lot at H...

Read on...

Public Safety
Posted on: March 13, 2018

Anaheim Police Department Conducts Minor Decoy Operation

apd

ANAHEIM, CALIF (March 13, 2018) The Anaheim Police Department’s Vice Unit conducted a Shoulder Tap Operation at six Anaheim locations on March 10, 2018. The operation resulted in six citations for purchasing alcohol for a minor and one citation ...

Read on...

Public Safety
Posted on: March 8, 2018

Press Conference to Be Held by Anaheim Police Department Regarding Use of Force

apd

ANAHEIM, CALIF (March 6, 2018) – Acting Chief of Police Julian Harvey will address the media during a press conference at 1:00 pm on Thursday, March 8, 2018, regarding a use of force by APD officers on March 2, 2018. APD received questions from FOX TV thi...

Read on...

Public Safety
Posted on: January 22, 2018

Anaheim Police Department Conducts Minor Decoy Operation

apd

ANAHEIM, Calif. (Jan. 22, 2018) – The Anaheim Police Department’s Vice Unit conducted a Minor Decoy Operation at eight Anaheim locations on Jan. 18, 2018. The operation resulted in one citation for the sale of alcohol to a minor.Decoy Operations target re...

Read on...

Public Safety
Posted on: January 16, 2018

Anaheim Police Department Conducts Minor Decoy Operation

apd

ANAHEIM, Calif. (Jan. 16, 2018) – The Anaheim Police Department’s Vice Unit conducted a Minor Decoy Operation at nine Anaheim locations on Jan. 11, 2018. The operation did not result in any citations.Decoy Operations target retail esta...

Read on...

Public Safety
Posted on: December 14, 2017

DUI/DRIVER’S LICENSE CHECKPOINT

apd

ANAHEIM, Calif. (Dec.14, 2017) – The Anaheim Police Department Traffic Unit will be conducting a DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint Friday Dec. 15, 2017 on Harbor Blvd. and La Palma Ave. between the hours of 8:00 P.M. and 3:00 A.M.

The deterrent and preventiv...

Read on...

Public Safety
Posted on: December 4, 2017

Anaheim Police Department Conducts Minor Decoy Operation

apd

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.

Decoy Operations target retail establishments that have Departm...

Read on...

Public Safety
Posted on: December 1, 2017

Anaheim Police Department Receives Grant for Pedestrian and Bicycle Safety

apd

ANAHEIM, Calif. (Dec. 1, 2017) – The Anaheim Police Department (APD) has been awarded a $70,000 grant to improve the City’s ongoing commitment to reduce the number of persons killed and injured in crashes involving pedestrians and bicyclists.

APD will use ...

Read on...

Public Safety
Posted on: November 26, 2017

DOMESTIC VIOLENCE SUSPECT IN STABLE CONDITION AFTER OFFICER INVOLVED SHOOTING

apd

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.Around 2:00 pm Saturday ...

Read on...

Public Safety
Posted on: November 16, 2017

Anaheim Fire & Rescue to Host Wildfire Preparedness Community Fair

Fire Press Release

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. This free, family oriented event will be held at Anaheim Fire St...

Read on...

Public Safety
Posted on: November 16, 2017

Anaheim Police Department Hosts Inaugural Coppers & Choppers Expo to Promote Motorcycle Safety

apd

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. This event is a citywide response to combating the increase of mot...

Read on...

Public Safety
Posted on: November 14, 2017

ANAHEIM STUDENT ARRESTED FOR ALLEGED THREATS TO MULTIPLE SCHOOL SITES

apd

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 at Magnolia, Western, Cypress and Buena Park High Schools. A concerned West...

Read on...

Public Safety
Posted on: November 1, 2017

Anaheim Police Department Arrests Four Suspects During a Decoy Shoulder Tap Operation

apd

ANAHEIM, Calif. (Nov. 1, 2017) – The Anaheim Police Department (APD) arrested four suspects on Oct. 27, 2017 during a Decoy Shoulder Tap Operation. Two suspects were arrested for furnishing alcoholic beverages to minors during the decoy operatio...

Read on...

Public Safety
Posted on: October 31, 2017

Suspect Sought for Murder in Love Triangle Death

apd

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.

Ju...

Read on...

Public Safety
Posted on: October 31, 2017

Detectives Seek Public's Help in Body Dump Murder

apd

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.

APD officers were called to the 1600 block of S. Sinclair Street regarding ...

Read on...

Public Safety
Posted on: October 27, 2017

Anaheim Police Department Receives Grant from Alcoholic Beverage Control

apd

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, Shoulder Tap Programs and conduct Informed Merchants Preventing Alcohol-Rel...

Read on...

Public Safety
Posted on: October 12, 2017

Anaheim Police Department Receives Grant for Special Traffic Enforcement and Crash Prevention

apd

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...

Public Safety
Posted on: October 9, 2017

Canyon Fire 2

East Hills_Evacuation

Anaheim Fire and Rescue currently battling Canyon Fire 2. A shelter for evacuees is setup at:East Anaheim Community Center8201 E. Santa Ana Canyon RoadDowntown Anaheim Community Center250 E. Center Street

Red Cross Shelter for overnight shelter at El Moden...

Read on...

Public Safety
Posted on: October 8, 2017

Victim Dies Days After Gang-Related Shooting

apd

ANAHEIM, CALIF (October 8, 2017) – A 23 year old Anaheim man died Friday night, two days after being shot during a gang-related shooting. The suspect was arrested shortly after the shooting when witnesses saw him running from the scene.

Just before 5:00 pm...

Read on...

Public Safety
Posted on: October 5, 2017

DUI/DRIVER’S LICENSE CHECKPOINT

apd

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.

The deterrent and...

Read on...

Public Safety
Posted on: September 29, 2017

Anaheim Police Department Join the 2017 Pink Patch Project

apd

ANAHEIM, Calif. (Sept. 29, 2017) –- 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 Dep...

Read on...

Public Safety
Posted on: September 22, 2017

Anaheim Police Department and Orange County Partners Make Strides in Human Trafficking

apd

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 through the identification, arrest and prosecution of perpetrators coupled with...

Read on...

Public Safety
Posted on: September 14, 2017

DUI/Driver's License Checkpoint

apd

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.

The deterrent and p...

Read on...

Public Safety
Posted on: August 16, 2017

DUI/Driver's License Checkpoint

apd

The Anaheim Police Department Traffic Unit will be conducting a DUI/Drivers' 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.

The deterrent and preventive effects of DUI chec...

Read on...

Public Safety
Posted on: July 30, 2017

18 Year Old Arrested for Multiple Charges After Fatal Crash

apd

ANAHEIM, CALIF (July 30, 2017) – An 18 year old Anaheim man has been arrested for Gross Vehicular Manslaughter While Intoxicated, Felony DUI, and Unlicensed Driver following a fatal crash earlier this morning.

At 3:15 am Sunday morning, Anaheim Police and ...

Read on...

Public Safety
Posted on: July 27, 2017

DUI/Drivers License Checkpoint

apd

 

 ANAHEIM, CALIF (July 27, 2017) – The Anaheim Police Department Traffic Unit will be conducting a DUI/Drivers’ License Checkpoint tomorrow night, July 28, 2017, on Brookhurst St north of Ball Rd between the hours of 8:00 P.M. and 3:00 A.M.&n...

Read on...

Public Safety
Posted on: July 18, 2017

Additional Victims Sought in Event Planner Scam

PD Press Release Image

ANAHEIM, CALIF (July 12, 2017) – Anaheim detectives are seeking potential victims of a scam involving event planning for weddings, quinceaneras, and other special events. In the fall of 2016, an investigation was launched after reports were received from ...

Read on...

Public Safety
Posted on: July 18, 2017

ANAHEIM FIRE & RESCUE TO BREAK GROUND ON FIRST NEW FIRE STATION IN LAST DECADE

Fire Press Release

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.  Media and members of the community are invited to join Anaheim City of...

Read on...

Public Safety
Posted on: July 3, 2017

INVESTIGATORS SEEK WITNESSES REGARDING GYPSUM FIRE

Fire Press Release

 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...

Public Safety
Posted on: July 2, 2017

Recordatorio para el 4 de julio Maneje Sobrio o Será Detenido

PD Press Release Image

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, alguaciles y la patrulla de caminos de California estarán deteniendo a c...

Read on...

Public Safety
Posted on: June 29, 2017

Fourth of July Reminder: Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over

PD Press Release Image

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 by targeting those who put ...

Read on...

Public Safety
Posted on: June 16, 2017

Kevin Ferguson Shooting Presented to OCDA for Review

PD Press Release Image

ANAHEIM, CALIF (June 16, 2017) – A shooting case involving an off-duty LAPD officer was presented to the Orange County District Attorney’s Office Friday morning for review.  On February 21, 2017, Kevin Ferguson discharged his firearm in ...

Read on...

Public Safety
Posted on: June 15, 2017

DUI/Drivers’ License Checkpoint Friday, June 16, 2017

PD Press Release Image

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.

The deterrent ...

Read on...

Public Safety
Posted on: May 25, 2017

Two Students Arrested for Alleged School Violence Plot

PD Press Release Image

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. School administrators contacted APD early Thursday mo...

Read on...

Public Safety
Posted on: May 18, 2017

Anaheim Resident Arrested for Multiple Murders

PD Press Release

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. Marvin Magallanes, a 25 year old resident of Anaheim was arrested early Friday morning May 12th aft...

Read on...

Public Safety
Posted on: May 18, 2017

DUI/Drivers’ License Checkpoint Friday, May, 19 2017

PD Press Release

ANAHEIM, CALIF (May 18, 2017) – The Anaheim Police Department Traffic Unit will be conducting a DUI/Drivers’ License Checkpoint tomorrow night, May 19, 2017, at Anaheim Blvd and Lincoln Ave between the hours of 8:00 P.M. and 3:00 A.M.

The deterrent and p...

Read on...

Public Safety
Posted on: May 18, 2017

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

Fire Press Release

ANAHEIM, Calif. (May 18, 2017) – Friday morning, May 19, 2017, Anaheim Fire & Rescue will recognize 18 fire service professionals and welcome 21 new Firefighter/Paramedics at its 2017 Promotion & Graduation Ceremony held at the City National Grove...Read on...

Public Safety
Posted on: April 27, 2017

DUI/Drivers’ License Checkpoint Friday, April 28, 2017

PD Press Release

ANAHEIM, CALIF, (April 27, 2017) – The Anaheim Police Department Traffic Unit will be conducting a DUI/Drivers’ License Checkpoint tomorrow night, April 28, 2017, on Ball Road between East St and State College Blvd between the hours of 8:00 P.M. and 3:00 ...

Read on...

Public Safety
Posted on: April 26, 2017

ANAHEIM FIRE & RESCUE DISPLAYS USE OF GOATS IN WEED ABATEMENT

Fire Press Release

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...

Public Safety
Posted on: April 26, 2017

ANAHEIM FIRE & RESCUE PRESENTA EL USO DE CABRAS EN EL ABATAMIENTO DE MALEZAS

Fire Press Release

ANAHEIM, CALIF (26 de abril de 2017) - Durante los últimos años, El Departamento de Bomberos & Rescate de Anaheim ha reclutado el uso de cabras como elemento de nuestro plan estratégico para la prevención de...

Read on...

Public Safety
Posted on: April 17, 2017

Email Threats to Canyon High School Student-Body a Hoax

PD Press Release Image

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. &nb...

Read on...

Public Safety
Posted on: March 16, 2017

APD SWAT Teams Serve Simultaneous Warrants Related to Gang Shooting - Suspected Arrested

PD Press Release

ANAHEIM, CA (MARCH 16, 2017) – Late Wednesday evening, Anaheim Police SWAT personnel, assisted by the Orange County Sheriff’s SWAT Team, served simultaneous search warrants at three Anaheim residences: 1200 block of N. East Street, 600 block of S. Philade...

Read on...

View Booking Photos Public Safety
Posted on: November 20, 2016

Two Alarm Fire Burns Seven Tractor Trailers

Fire.jpg

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.  The call was received at 9:13 pm and a 2nd a...

Read on...

Public Safety
Posted on: November 20, 2016

Assault With a Deadly Weapon Suspect Fatally Shot in Officer Involved Shooting

pressrelease.png

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.  Anaheim police officers were assisting officers from the California Highway Patrol in searchin...

Read on...

Public Safety
Posted on: October 29, 2016

Suspect Arrested for Possession of Explosive Materials

pressrelease.png

A 57 year old man is in custody after Anaheim Police officers found several pounds of dangerous materials in his room. Anaheim Police were first called to an assisted living facility in the 200 block of N. Dale Ave around 10:00 am this morning regarding...Read on...

Public Safety
Posted on: September 28, 2016

Join the Fire Agencies of Anaheim, Garden Grove, and Orange City for Fire Service Day

Fire.jpg

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. Families will have the opportunity to personally meet firefighters, view ...Read on...

Public Safety
Posted on: August 11, 2016

Anaheim Remembers the 15th Anniversary of September 11

Fire Police Press Release.jpg

ANAHEIM, Calif. (Aug. 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.

The 9/11 National D...Read on...

Public Safety
Posted on: August 9, 2016

DUI/Drivers’ License Checkpoint Friday, August 12, 2016

pressrelease.png

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.

The deterrent and preventive effects o...Read on...

Public Safety
Posted on: July 20, 2016

DUI/Drivers’ License Checkpoint Friday, July 22, 2016

pressrelease.png

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.

The deterrent and preventive effects of ...Read on...

Public Safety
Posted on: July 11, 2016

APD to Hold Press Conference Regarding the In-Custody Death of Fermin Valenzuela

pressrelease.png

Chief Raul Quezada will hold a press conference this afternoon at 4:30 pm in the Anaheim Police Department Training Auditorium to provide information regarding the recent in-custody death of Fermin Valenzuela. During this briefing, credentialed media will...Read on...

Public Safety
Posted on: July 10, 2016

Statement from Anaheim Police Chief Raul Quezada

pressrelease.png

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. Valenzuela engaged the officers in a lengthy physical confrontation and as officers attempted to ...Read on...

Public Safety
Posted on: July 9, 2016

Anaheim Police Sponsor Gun Buy Back

PD Press Release Image.jpg

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.

At the conclusion of today's event, 676 firearms were collected. Chief Qu...Read on...

Public Safety
Posted on: July 9, 2016

Suspect Arrested in Anaheim with Stolen Property Connected to Anaheim Storage Burglaries

pressrelease.png

ANAHEIM, CA – On Thursday, July 7, 2016, detectives from the Anaheim Police Department Burglary/Auto Theft Detail, along with investigators from the Crime Task Force arrested Paul Muna, 30, in West Anaheim for possession of a stolen firearm. Fur...

Read on...

Public Safety
Posted on: July 7, 2016

Anaheim Police Sponsor Gun Buy Back This Saturday

pressrelease.png

This Saturday, July 9, 2016, the Anaheim Police Department will hold a gun buy back at La Palma Park. Between 8:00 AM and 4:00 PM, people who would like to dispose of their unwanted firearms are encouraged to come to the north side of La Palma Park and m...Read on...

Public Safety
Posted on: July 3, 2016

Suspect who fought with Officers Suffered Medical Emergency

pressrelease.png

ANAHEIM, CA - On July 2, 2016 at 9:15 am, Anaheim Police Department received a call of a suspicious male who had followed a woman to her home in the 2600 block of W. Broadway Ave. Officers responded and contacted Fermin Vincent Valenzuela, a 24 year old r...Read on...

Public Safety
Posted on: June 27, 2016

Attempted Bank Robbery Suspect Arrested After Brief Standoff

pressrelease.png

ANAHEIM, CA – A suspected bank robber was arrested this morning after a nearly one hour standoff. Anaheim Police received a 9-1-1 call from an employee inside the Wells Fargo bank in the 1600 block of N. Raymond Ave. at 9:09 am reporting a possi...

Read on...

Public Safety
Posted on: June 24, 2016

Community Tip Leads to Seizure of Nearly 600 Pounds of Dangerous Fireworks

pressrelease.png

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.

Nearly 600 pounds of ...Read on...

Public Safety
Posted on: June 23, 2016

Anaheim Police to Honor Twelve Anaheim Youths for Doing the Right Thing

pressrelease.png

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! As part of the “Do The Right Thing” (DTRT) Program twelve youths from across Anaheim will be ...Read on...

Public Safety
Posted on: June 16, 2016

DUI/Drivers’ License Checkpoint Friday, June 17, 2016

PD Press Release Image.jpg

Anaheim, CA – The Anaheim Police Department Traffic Unit will be conducting a DUI/Drivers’ License Checkpoint on June 17, 2016, at Anaheim Boulevard and Lincoln Avenue between the hours of 8:00 P.M. and 3:00 A.M.

The deterrent and preventive effects of...Read on...

Public Safety
Posted on: June 6, 2016

Vehicle Burglary Suspect Shot in Anaheim Hills

PD Press Release Image.jpg

ANAHEIM, CA – At about 05:08 a.m. on June 6, 2016, Anaheim Police responded to the 100 block of S. Eucalyptus Drive for a shooting. A resident saw a male inside his vehicle which was parked in the driveway of his residence. He exited his residence with a ...Read on...

Public Safety
Posted on: May 25, 2016

Anaheim Police Chief Warns Protestors There Is No Place for Violence in Anaheim

PD Press Release Image.jpg

ANAHEIM, CA – 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. “While we recognize and respect the...Read on...

Public Safety
Posted on: May 23, 2016

Presidential Candidate Visits to Anaheim Convention Center

pressrelease.png

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 Anaheim Po...Read on...

Public Safety
Posted on: May 20, 2016

New “Coast to Coast” Seat Belt Enforcement Effort Aims to Increase Click It or Ticket

PD Press Release Image.jpg

Anaheim CA – From May 23 to June 5, 2016, local law enforcement personnel will participate in the national Click It or Ticket campaign in an effort to save lives through increased seat belt use. This education enforcement period comes ahead of the Memoria...Read on...

Public Safety
Posted on: May 18, 2016

FIRE & RESCUE’S PROMOTION AND GRADUATION CEREMONY

Fire Press Release.jpg

LEADERSHIP AND LEGACY WERE HIGHLIGHTED AT ANAHEIM FIRE & RESCUE’S PROMOTION AND GRADUATION CEREMONY RECOGNIZING 15 FIRE SERVICE PROFESSIONALS AND 12 NEW FIREFIGHTER/PARAMEDICSANAHEIM, Calif. (May 18, 2016) –This morning, Anaheim Fire & Rescue reco...Read on...

Public Safety
Posted on: May 18, 2016

Anaheim Police Department Announces the Passing of K9 Bruno

PD Press Release Image.jpg

ANAHEIM, CA – It is with great sadness the Anaheim Police Department announces the passing of K9 Bruno at 5:55 am this morning. Bruno was admitted to Yorba Regional Anaheim Hospital late Saturday afternoon after experiencing medical complications related ...Read on...

Public Safety
Posted on: May 18, 2016

Third Alarm Fire Damages Multiple Units in Senior Living Apartment Complex

Fire Press Release.jpg

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. The location is a large multi-building, multi-unit senior living apartment complex. Upon arriv...Read on...

Public Safety
Posted on: May 12, 2016

Suspect Identified in Peralta Canyon Park Homicide

PD Press Release Image.jpg

ANAHEIM, CA – Anaheim Police Homicide Detectives have announced the arrest of a suspect in Thursday afternoon’s shooting death in the parking lot of Peralta Canyon Park. Humberto Servin, 49 years of age, and a resident of Orange, has b...

Read on...

Public Safety
Posted on: March 28, 2016

ANAHEIM GANG INVESTIGATION RESULTS IN 5 FEDERAL INDICTMENTS AND 29 CRIMINAL COMPLAINTS

PD Press Release Image.jpg

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 Investigati...Read on...

Public Safety
Posted on: March 24, 2016

ANAHEIM FIRE & RESCUE ANNOUNCES NEW LEADERSHIP STAFF FOR COMMUNITY RISK REDUCTION DIVISON

Fire Press Release.jpg

Anaheim Fire Chief Randy R. Bruegman recently announced the
appointment of Rusty Coffelt to Deputy Chief / Fire Marshal of the agency’s Community Risk ReductionDivision. Deputy Chief Coffelt is responsible for four principal sections including Life Saf...Read on...

Public Safety
Posted on: March 14, 2016

Anaheim Fire & Rescue to Use Cold Smoke for Wildland Fire Training

Fire.jpg

Beginning Monday, March 14, 2016, Anaheim Fire & Rescue will engage in wildland fire training to prepare for the approaching wildland fire season. This training will include the use of smoke canisters to assist firefighting personnel with locating th...Read on...

Public Safety
Posted on: January 21, 2016

Butane Honey Oil Extraction Discovered in Burned Condominium

Fire Police Press Release.jpg

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. Upon arrival, fire personnel found the garage of a two story detached condominium was fully involved and...Read on...

Additional Info... Public Safety
Posted on: October 28, 2015

PRACTICE FIRE AND PERSONAL SAFETY WHILE CELEBRATING HALLOWEEN

Fire Press Release.jpg

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. Many children dressed in costumes will take to the streets for trick-or-tre...

Read on...

Public Safety
Posted on: October 9, 2015

ANNUAL READY, SET, GO! BLOCK PARTY TO HIGHLIGHT WILDFIRE PREPARATION

Fire Press Release.jpg

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! – a community risk reduction program designed...Read on...

Public Safety
Posted on: August 28, 2015

O.C. Agencies Unite to Combat Human Trafficking

PD Harbor Station.jpg

WHAT: Orange County law enforcement, transportation officials and the Orange County Human Trafficking Task Force (OCHTTF) will hold a joint news conference to discuss the state of human trafficking in Orange County. OCHTTF, which was founded and is admini...

Read on...

Public Safety
Posted on: August 28, 2015

Anaheim Police Department to Conduct a DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint

PD Woman.jpg

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.

The deterrent effect of DUI checkpoints is a proven resource in...

Read on...

Public Safety
Posted on: August 28, 2015

ANAHEIM FIRE & RESCUE OFFERS PARAMEDIC MEMBERSHIP PROGRAM

ccru.jpg

Anaheim Fire & Rescue offers a Paramedic Membership Program designed to minimize the financial impact of emergency medical response in Anaheim. For less than 10 cents a day or $36 annually, enrolling in this program will decrease the costs related to ...

Read on...

Public Safety

News Flash

Posted on: July 9, 2015

Public Utilities Customer Alert

Alert.png

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. The ordinance will help Anaheim achieve its required water reduction target of 20% s...Read on...

Public Utilities

News Flash

News Flash

Posted on: June 14, 2017

Anaheim Public Utilities - Underground Conversion - Lincoln/Rio Vista

Rio Vista Map.jpg

Construction began in July 2016 and crews have completed most of the digging and trenching along Rio Vista St.Digging on Lincoln Avenue is currently under way with the planned crossing under the 57 Freeway commencing by December 2017.Crews are currently p...

Read on...

Additional Info... Public Utilities - Underground Conversion - Lincoln/Rio Vista

News Flash

Posted on: June 14, 2017

Anaheim Public Utilities - Underground Conversion - Miraloma

Miraloma.jpg

All electric facilities have been placed underground. Overhead electric lines and facilities have been removed, and the poles have been topped down to telecommunication level. The affected roadway areas are currently being planned for final paving, and is...

Read on...

Additional Info... Public Utilities - Underground Conversion - Miraloma

News Flash

Posted on: June 14, 2017

Anaheim Public Utilities - Underground Conversion - Orangewood

Orangewood Map

Construction began in May 2017. Crews are currently digging, trenching, and placing underground facilities along Orangewood Ave,

Construction is scheduled to be completed by September 2018.

 For updates on this project please select Notify Me...

Read on...

Additional Info... Public Utilities - Underground Conversion - Orangewood