News Flash

Posted on: June 14, 2017

Anaheim Public Utilities - Underground Conversion - Euclid Ave.

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The Euclid Street undergrounding project from Broadway to South City limits began construction in July 2018. This project is being coordinated with Anaheim and Garden Grove’s Public Works for complete street repaving. The project is also coordin...

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News Flash

Posted on: November 27, 2019

How to Answer Anecdotal Interview Questions

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Anecdotal interview questions are questions asked during a job interview that are specifically designed to gather supporting information about your qualifications for a job. The interviewer is seeking details on how your experience qualifies you for the r...

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Anaheim Workforce Connection News
Posted on: November 14, 2019

5 Ways Professional Associations Can Help You Boost Your Career

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Building and maintaining a robust professional network is one of the best ways to advance your career—whether you’re just starting out, are thinking of switching careers, or are already a leader in field. Click here for more informatio...

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Anaheim Workforce Connection News
Posted on: November 11, 2019

Career Interest Assessment

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Click here to find careers that match your interests.

Anaheim Workforce Connection News
Posted on: February 6, 2019

Additional Assistance Funding

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Are you in the Hospitality and Tourism industry? 

If eligible, Anaheim Workforce Connection can assist you with covering costs for training and supportive services through the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act. See flyer for additional deta...

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Anaheim Workforce Connection News

News Flash

Posted on: May 6, 2018

Labor Market Information

Labor Market Information

What Is Labor Market Information?

Data about employment by location and occupation, labor supply and demand, earnings, unemployment and demographics of the labor force make up what is known as labor market information. If you are in the exploration phase o...

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Posted on: May 6, 2018

Unemployment Insurance

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UI Online Features

  • Certify for continued benefits and report work and wages.*
  • Update contact information and set personal preferences.
  • Reopen an existing claim.
  • Receive important messages from the EDD such as when  to certify or if your claim can be ...
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UI Online Registration Anaheim Workforce Connection Updates & Information

News Flash

News Flash

Posted on: December 6, 2019

Big A 2050: informational open house

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (Dec. 6, 2019) — You can learn more about the proposal for the future of baseball in Anaheim at a drop-in, informational open house.

  • When: Monday, Dec. 9
  • Where: ARTIC, the Anaheim Regional Transportation Intermodal Center
  • Address: 2626 E. Kat...
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City News - Current
Posted on: December 4, 2019

Proposal: Angels through 2050-plus, stadium, land sale, community benefits

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (Dec. 4, 2019) — A three-step proposed agreement would keep Angels Baseball in Anaheim through at least 2050, see a land and stadium sale valued at $325 million and potential development including affordable housing and parks.

The...

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City News - Current
Posted on: November 15, 2019

City, Angels hold productive first meeting

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The city of Anaheim and Angels Baseball LP met Friday for an initial discussion about the future of baseball in the city.

“The talks were productive and encouraging,” said Mayor Harry Sidhu, the Anaheim City Council’s representative on the city’s negotiati...

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City News - Current
Posted on: November 13, 2019

Mayor Sidhu: Anaheim addresses continuing homelessness, leads on jobs, housing, senior aid

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Anaheim Mayor Harry Sidhu writes in today's Orange County Register that the city continues to address lingering homelessness in parks and on our streets while leading on long-term solutions such as jobs, affordable housing and rent-assistance help for sen...

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City News - Current
Posted on: June 18, 2019

Anaheim adopts budget with dog park, fire station, other great things for residents

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (June 18, 2019) — Anaheim’s adopted budget for the next 12 months will touch the daily lives of the city’s residents with $570 million dedicated to public safety and community services as well project...

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News Flash

Posted on: December 6, 2019

Big A 2050: informational open house

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (Dec. 6, 2019) — You can learn more about the proposal for the future of baseball in Anaheim at a drop-in, informational open house.

  • When: Monday, Dec. 9
  • Where: ARTIC, the Anaheim Regional Transportation Intermodal Center
  • Address: 2626 E. Kat...
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City News - Press Releases
Posted on: December 4, 2019

Proposal: Angels through 2050-plus, stadium, land sale, community benefits

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (Dec. 4, 2019) — A three-step proposed agreement would keep Angels Baseball in Anaheim through at least 2050, see a land and stadium sale valued at $325 million and potential development including affordable housing and parks.

The city’s ne...

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City News - Press Releases
Posted on: November 15, 2019

City, Angels hold productive first meeting

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The city of Anaheim and Angels Baseball LP met Friday for an initial discussion about the future of baseball in the city.

“The talks were productive and encouraging,” said Mayor Harry Sidhu, the Anaheim City Council’s representative on the city’s negotiati...

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City News - Press Releases
Posted on: November 21, 2019

Anaheim statement on Valenzuela verdict, judgment

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (Nov. 21, 2019) — Anaheim disagrees with a verdict and $13.2 million judgment by a Los Angeles jury this week in a civil lawsuit filed against the city and three Anaheim Police personnel regarding a 2016 incident.

Full city statem...

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City News - Press Releases
Posted on: September 27, 2019

Anaheim magazine fall 2019: Muzeo exhibit, Halloween parade, Beach Boulevard

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (Sept. 27, 2019) — The latest issue of Anaheim magazine features a unique exhibit now at the Muzeo Museum and Cultural Center.

The exhibit tells the untold stories of Anaheim's Japanese American families before, during and after World War I...

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City News - Press Releases
Posted on: September 24, 2019

Original Northgate Market set to become youth center for young entrepreneurs, business people

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (Sept. 24, 2019) — A historic downtown space that was the starting point for an iconic Anaheim businesses is set to continue serving the community as a youth learning center.

Anaheim’s City Council on Tuesday voted to sp...

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City News - Press Releases
Posted on: September 12, 2019

Free Anaheim Health & Citizenship Fair Sept. 21-22

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (Sept. 12, 2019) — The annual Anaheim Health & Citizenship Fair, featuring free medical, dental and vision services, plus help becoming a U.S. citizen, is set for Sept. 21 and 22 at the Anaheim Convention Center.

Now in its 13th year, t...

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City News - Press Releases
Posted on: August 23, 2019

Mayor Sidhu: Our approach to stadium negotiations

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Anaheim has  a once-in-a-generation chance to build on the legacy of baseball in our city.

As our City Council's designated representative on the city's negotiating team, Mayor Sidhu outlines guiding principles for negotiations in today's Orange C...

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City News - Press Releases
Posted on: July 16, 2019

Stadium update: Mayor Sidhu named Council representative to city negotiating team

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (July 16, 2019) — Anaheim’s City Council voted Tuesday to name Mayor Harry Sidhu as its representative on the city’s negotiating team working toward a new agreement with Angels Baseball.

The negotiating team includes City Manager Chris Zapa...

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City News - Press Releases
Posted on: July 16, 2019

Pat Russell named Anaheim Fire & Rescue chief

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (July 16, 2019) — Pat Russell, a 35-year fire service veteran including eight years as a deputy chief in Anaheim, has been named the next chief of Anaheim Fire & Rescue.

Russell will be the 18th chief in Anaheim Fire & Rescue’s 136-...

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City News - Press Releases
Posted on: July 2, 2019

Anaheim magazine summer 2019: Fourth of July, fireworks, city budget

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (July 2, 2019) — The latest issue of Anaheim magazine is all things summer fun.

Celebrating Fourth of July? We've got all the information you need about how to celebrate responsibly in Anaheim. Remember, only Safe and Sane fireworks are leg...

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City News - Press Releases
Posted on: June 14, 2019

Anaheim’s proposed budget: dog park, fire station, other great things for residents

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (June 14, 2019) — Anaheim’s proposed budget for the next 12 months will touch the daily lives of the city’s residents with $570 million dedicated to public safety and community services as well projects to better roads, utilities,...

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City News - Press Releases
Posted on: June 12, 2019

Proposed west Anaheim shopping center takes step forward with updated plan, mayor's push

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (June 14, 2019) — 39 Commons, a long-awaited shopping center plus homes planned for Beach Boulevard and Lincoln Avenue, could break ground in coming months with an updated plan for the center and a push by Mayor Harry Si...

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City News - Press Releases
Posted on: June 4, 2019

Stadium update: Anaheim announces negotiating team

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (June 4, 2019) — The city of Anaheim has put together a negotiating team for when formal talks begin about the future of baseball in the city.

The negotiating team is made up of Mayor Harry Sidhu representing the City Council and ...

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City News - Press Releases
Posted on: May 24, 2019

Mayor Sidhu: new day for baseball in Anaheim

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It's a new day for baseball in Anaheim as we start work with the Angels, guided by a goal of an agreement that first benefits residents while also working for the team and fans, Mayor Harry Sidhu writes in today's Orange County Register. 

Mayor Si...

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City News - Press Releases
Posted on: May 22, 2019

Anaheim Packing House turns 100

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (May 24, 2019) — The iconic Anaheim Packing House in downtown's Center City is celebrating its 100th anniversary this year with a jam-packed citrus themed event on Saturday, June 1.

You'll find live entertainment, tours and giveaw...

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Posted on: May 9, 2019

Anaheim magazine spring 2019: Angels Baseball, Mobile Library, affordable housing

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (May 9, 2019) — Angels Baseball, Mobile Library, affordable housing — these are just a few of the stories you’ll find in the spring issue of Anaheim magazine.

Anaheim’s very own city magazine gives you an in-depth look at what’s going on in...

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City News - Press Releases
Posted on: May 8, 2019

Anaheim Police share officer-involved shooting video, actions taken

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (May 8, 2019) — The city of Anaheim and Anaheim Police Department took a major step Wednesday in sharing information about public safety with the release of video and details from an officer-involved shooting from July 2018.

In a press conf...

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City News - Press Releases
Posted on: March 27, 2019

Rancho La Paz owner rescinds rent increases, works with residents to find path forward

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (March 27, 2019) — The owner of the Rancho La Paz mobile home park in north Anaheim and neighboring Fullerton is rescinding rent increases and meeting with residents to find a workable way forward for everyone.

At Anaheim City Hal...

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City News - Press Releases
Posted on: January 14, 2019

Anaheim explores epic story of race, injustice as community reads ‘A Lesson Before Dying’

NEA Big Read 2019

ANAHEIM, Calif. (Jan. 14, 2019) — A gripping story that tackles the intersection of race and criminal justice will help Anaheim honor Black History Month as the city comes together to read Ernest J. Gaines’ “A Lesson Before Dying.”

From Feb. 16 to March 16...

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Additional Info... City News - Press Releases
Posted on: January 31, 2018

Anaheim’s 2018 State of the City will offer new ways for businesses to thrive, residents to connect

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (Jan. 31, 2018) — Mayor Tom Tait is set to announce initiatives to bring people together over a good meal and to better connect generations across Anaheim in the 2018 State of the City address on Feb. 6.

The address also will recap gains An...

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City News - Press Releases
Posted on: March 5, 2019

Mayor Harry Sidhu unveils $250 million investment initiative for Anaheim neighborhoods

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (March 5, 2019) — Calling for a new Golden Age for Anaheim, Mayor Harry Sidhu in his inaugural State of the City address on Tuesday set out a bold initiative to invest $250 million in Anaheim neighborhoods in the next 10 years, with direct...

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Posted on: March 4, 2019

Mayor Sidhu's inaugural State of the City to unveil new ‘Golden Age’ for Anaheim neighborhoods

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (March 4, 2019) — Mayor Harry Sidhu on Tuesday is set to outline a bold plan to invest in and renew Anaheim’s neighborhoods, building on a legacy of economic development in service of the city’s residents.

In his inaugural State of the City...

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City News - Press Releases
Posted on: February 27, 2019

Anaheim completes La Mesa Emergency Shelter

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (Feb. 27, 2019) — Anaheim, in partnership with Illumination Foundation, celebrated the completion Wednesday of the La Mesa Emergency Shelter, the third homeless shelter the city has opened in the past two months.

The shelter, built in just ...

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City News - Press Releases
Posted on: February 7, 2019

Report coyotes

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (Feb. 7, 2019) — Coyotes are a fact of life.

They are drawn to cities for easy sources of food, including trash cans and outdoor pet food.

While they are more active in the springtime, coyotes have become a fixture in our communities through...

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City News - Press Releases
Posted on: January 31, 2019

Anaheim opens 224-bed homeless shelter with The Salvation Army

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (Jan. 31, 2019) — Just 60 days after starting construction, the city of Anaheim and The Salvation Army today opened a new homeless shelter, offering beds and services to 224 people living in homelessness in Anaheim.

The two-acre site is mad...

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Posted on: January 14, 2019

Anaheim explores epic story of race, injustice as community reads ‘A Lesson Before Dying’

NEA Big Read 2019

ANAHEIM, Calif. (Jan. 14, 2019) — A gripping story that tackles the intersection of race and criminal justice will help Anaheim honor Black History Month as the city comes together to read Ernest J. Gaines’ “A Lesson Before Dying.”

From Feb. 16 to March 16...

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Additional Info... City News - Press Releases
Posted on: January 28, 2019

OC Black History Parade & Cultural Faire is Feb. 2

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (Jan. 28, 2019) — Join us in downtown Anaheim on Saturday, Feb. 2 for an exciting celebration of culture and heritage at the 39th annual Orange County Black History Month Parade & Cultural Faire.

The yearly event brings some 8,000 peopl...

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City News - Press Releases
Posted on: January 15, 2019

Anaheim extends Angels at stadium through 2020, allowing time for discussions on new lease

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (Jan. 15, 2019) — Anaheim’s City Council on Tuesday approved a 14-month extension for the Angels at the city-owned Angel Stadium of Anaheim, ensuring the team will play in Anaheim through 2020 and allowing time for both...

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City News - Press Releases
Posted on: January 10, 2019

Mayor Sidhu proposes one-year Angels extension, Council set to consider on Tuesday

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (Jan. 10, 2019) — Anaheim’s City Council on Tuesday is set to consider a one-year stadium lease extension for Angels Baseball initiated by Mayor Harry Sidhu following a recent meeting between him and team owner Arte Moreno.

The proposed ext...

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City News - Press Releases
Posted on: January 3, 2019

Schweitzer Park, other homeless encampments cleared

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (Jan. 3, 2019) — A homeless encampment in and around west Anaheim’s Schweitzer Park that at its peak had about 25 people and tents has been cleared, and the park restored to its intended use. Smaller encampments near Ge...

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City News - Press Releases
Posted on: December 22, 2018

100 people transitioned from homelessness at Maxwell, La Palma Parks

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (Dec. 22, 2018) — Some 100 people have moved from sidewalks and an alleyway at Maxwell and La Palma parks to an emergency homeless shelter, while spaces at and around the parks have been cleared, cleaned and restored.

Social workers from no...

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City News - Press Releases
Posted on: December 20, 2018

Anaheim interim emergency shelter opens after 14-day build-out, serving those in need

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (Dec. 20, 2018) — Anaheim has opened an interim emergency shelter in an astonishing 14 days and already is providing urgent help to those in need during the critical winter months.

The shelter, at 2040 S. State College Blvd., opened Thursda...

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City News - Press Releases
Posted on: December 6, 2018

Anaheim approves interim emergency shelter to address impacts on parks and help those in need

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (Dec. 6, 2018) — Anaheim’s City Council Thursday approved moving forward with an interim emergency homeless shelter to help people out of homelessness during the critical winter months and address growing impacts on the...

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

Anaheim considers interim emergency shelter to address impacts on parks and help those in need

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (Dec. 5, 2018) — Anaheim’s City Council Thursday is set to consider plans for an interim emergency homeless shelter to help people out of homelessness during the critical winter months and address growing impacts on the...

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City News - Press Releases
Posted on: December 3, 2018

Anaheim Shelter Plan: City approves site purchase for second temporary homeless shelter

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (Dec. 3, 2018) — Anaheim is moving forward with a site in industrial east Anaheim as a second, temporary homeless shelter to open by early 2019.

Based on direction Monday from the City Council, we will purchase the 12,500-square-foot buildi...

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City News - Press Releases
Posted on: November 20, 2018

Anaheim Shelter Plan: City considering alternative site for second temporary shelter

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (Nov. 20, 2018) — Anaheim is looking at an alternative site in industrial east Anaheim as a potential second, temporary homeless shelter to open by early 2019.

Based on direction Tuesday from the City Council, we are looking at a potential ...

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City News - Press Releases
Posted on: November 20, 2018

Anaheim sets course for next 25-plus years of great sports, entertainment at Honda Center

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (Nov. 20, 2018) — As Honda Center and the Anaheim Ducks celebrate their 25 anniversary this year, Anaheim has approved new agreements for the next generation of great hockey and entertainment at the city-owned arena.

On Tuesday, Anaheim’s C...

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City News - Press Releases
Posted on: November 16, 2018

Anaheim’s arena: looking to the next 25-plus years of Honda Center

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (Nov. 16, 2018) — We’ve seen 25 great years of world-class entertainment, exciting sports and championship hockey at Anaheim’s arena, Honda Center.

And we’re just getting started.

For all of 2018, we’ve been in talks with our partners at Hon...

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City News - Press Releases
Posted on: November 15, 2018

Anaheim Shelter Plan: Salvation Army site moves forward, city looks at options on second site

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (Nov. 15, 2018) — Anaheim is moving forward with a temporary 200-bed homeless shelter in partnership with the Salvation Army and continues to evaluate options for a second, 125-bed shelter in an industrial area of east Anaheim.

On Tuesday, ...

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City News - Press Releases
Posted on: November 13, 2018

Chrysalis opens doors in Anaheim, bringing job opportunities to those living in homelessness

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (Nov. 13, 2018) — Anaheim's newest nonprofit partner, Chrysalis, today opened its doors to people living in homelessness in Anaheim and Orange County.

Chrysalis helps those living in homelessness by removing barriers to employment and helpi...

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Posted on: November 7, 2018

Anaheim settles homeless lawsuit, to add 325 shelter beds and restore parks, streets, neighborhoods

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (Nov. 7, 2018) — Anaheim has settled a lawsuit and is moving forward on a shelter plan that will allow the city to continue addressing the impacts of homelessness on parks, streets and neighborhoods.

Under the settlement, Anaheim ...

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City News - Press Releases
Posted on: October 3, 2018

Anaheim magazine fall 2018: Honda Center turns 25, Halloween is here and more

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (Oct. 3, 2018) — Honda Center and the Anaheim Ducks celebrate 25 years, the Anaheim Fall Festival and Halloween Parade returns to downtown, new businesses open in west Anaheim; these are just a few of the events and programs highlighted in...

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City News - Press Releases
Posted on: September 26, 2018

Anaheim steps up efforts to address homelessness with additional parks staff, outreach

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (Sept. 26, 2018) — Anaheim plans to spend up to $400,000 to address the impacts of homelessness on parks and other public spaces in the next few months as the city works to settle litigation and move forward on the next steps of a comprehe...

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

Free medical care, citizenship help at annual Anaheim Health Fair & Citizenship Clinic

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More than 1,000 Anaheim residents and others will get free healthcare and help becoming citizens at the 12th annual Anaheim Health Fair & Citizenship Clinic this weekend at the Anaheim Convention Center.

For many without health insurance or regular acc...

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

It’s Anaheim Night at the OC Auto Show as residents get in free

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Opening night is Anaheim Night at the Orange County International Auto Show at the Anaheim Convention Center!

Anaheim residents get in free on Thursday night, Oct. 4, as a “thank you” to the city that makes the OC International Auto Show happen each year.

F...

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City News - Press Releases
Posted on: September 8, 2018

Anaheim looks at homeless shelter proposal to address impacts on parks, streets, neighborhoods

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (Sept. 8, 2018) — Anaheim’s comprehensive efforts to address homelessness took a major step forward Friday with the announcement of a proposed 400-bed homeless care facility known as Center of Hope.

The plans were detailed by Mayor Tom Tait...

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City News - Press Releases
Posted on: August 8, 2018

Remembering former city commissioner, community leader Donald Yvaska

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (Aug. 8, 2018) — Donald Yvaska, a former Anaheim commissioner and active community member, will be remembered in a life celebration on Sunday.

Yvaska died on Aug. 4 after complications from surgery. He was 66.

A celebration of Yvas...

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City News - Press Releases
Posted on: July 26, 2018

City’s first new fire station in a decade opens, enhancing service in north Anaheim

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (July 25, 2018) — Residents and businesses in northeast Anaheim have greater peace of mind with the opening of the city’s first new fire station in 10 years.

Station No. 5, the newest of Anaheim Fire & Rescue’s 11 stations across the ci...

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City News - Press Releases
Posted on: July 24, 2018

Heat is back: stay cool Anaheim

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (July 24 2018) — We are in for another round of heat this week with temperatures expected to hit the 100 mark on Wednesday and hover in the 90s throughout the week. 

Thankfully, there are some easy ways to keep cool in Anaheim.

Our ...

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City News - Press Releases
Posted on: July 17, 2018

Anaheim appoints Chris Zapata as city manager

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (July 17, 2018) — Chris Zapata, with more than 35 years of public service including 25 years leading cities in California and Arizona, has been appointed Anaheim’s city manager.

The City Council unanimously approved Zapa...

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City News - Press Releases
Posted on: July 3, 2018

Anaheim magazine summer 2018: Goats, summer fun, kindness and more

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (July 3, 2018) — Anaheim Fire & Rescue's goat wildfire prevention program, summer activities for the whole family, a new program for seniors; these are just a few of the great stories highlighted in the summer 2018 edition of Anaheim m...

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City News - Press Releases
Posted on: June 20, 2018

Anaheim’s budget: bettering roads, parks, libraries, community centers, ensuring public safety

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (June 20, 2018) — Anaheim’s budget for the next 12 months dedicates more than $550 million in direct spending on public safety, community services and projects to better the city’s roads, utilities, parks, lib...

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City News - Press Releases
Posted on: June 22, 2018

Our Next Flag update: first-round finalists

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We’re making progressing on a new flag for Anaheim.

A group of 19 community submissions are currently under consideration as we work toward a final design our city can be proud of.

From March 19 to April 20, we received 113 submissions from residents and th...

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City News - Press Releases
Posted on: June 19, 2018

Jorge Cisneros named Anaheim Police chief

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (June 19, 2018) — Jorge Cisneros, a 27-year Southern California law enforcement veteran including nearly a decade as a police chief, has been named the next chief of the Anaheim Police Department.

Cisneros will be the 33rd chief i...

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City News - Press Releases
Posted on: June 19, 2018

Anaheim Fire & Rescue chief to retire, capping 40-year fire service career

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (June 19, 2018) — Anaheim Fire & Rescue Chief Randy Bruegman, who oversaw the city’s response to October’s Canyon Fire 2 and bolstered the department’s firefighting resources after 2008’s Freeway Complex Fire, is retiring later this ye...

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City News - Press Releases
Posted on: June 15, 2018

Anaheim evaluates additional sites to advance homeless efforts, address impacts on streets and parks

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (June 15, 2018) — Working with federal Judge David Carter on homelessness across Orange County, Anaheim and other North County cities are identifying sites that could serve as first-stop assessment centers as part of a larger strategy to a...

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

Summer swim fun at Pearson Park Pool

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (June 7, 2018) — Nothing says summer like a day at the pool.

Starting this Saturday, Anaheim’s Pearson Park Pool opens with free weekend swim for kids, grown-ups and families.

From now through Labor Day, you can spend a sunny Saturday or Sun...

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

My city budget: how you can tune in

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (May 23, 2018) — It’s that time of year again when our city leaders discuss and ultimately decide how to spend your tax dollars.

The City Council has been holding public workshops on the proposed $1.9 billion city budget...

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City News - Press Releases
Posted on: May 17, 2018

200-plus Anaheim employees, family give back in inaugural day of community service

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (May 15, 2018) — More than 200 Anaheim city employees and their families came together on Saturday, May 12, for a day of volunteer community service benefiting seniors, veterans, students, neighborhoods and those in need.

Voluntee...

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City News - Press Releases
Posted on: May 1, 2018

Innovative jobs program for those seeking pathway from homelessness coming to Orange County

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (May 1, 2018) — Great news for Anaheim’s ongoing work to provide pathways out of homelessness.

Los Angeles-based nonprofit Chrysalis, which helps transition people from homelessness to work by helping to prepare them for finding and keeping...

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City News - Press Releases
Posted on: April 20, 2018

Resources available for those affected by Mariposa Apartments fire

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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...

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

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

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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...

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

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

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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...

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

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

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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...

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Posted on: March 21, 2018

Limited voluntary evacuations in Canyon Fire 2 burn areas

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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...

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Posted on: March 7, 2018

Join us for a community meeting on motels and homelessness

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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...

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Posted on: March 5, 2018

Anaheim looking to update permit-parking program

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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...

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Posted on: February 23, 2018

Mayor Tait shares kindness experience in India

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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...

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Posted on: February 9, 2018

Police Review Board seeking applicants

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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...

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Posted on: February 9, 2018

Students invited to share their vision in west Anaheim art project

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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...

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Posted on: January 29, 2018

Black history parade, street fair come to downtown Anaheim

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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,...

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Posted on: January 18, 2018

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

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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...

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Posted on: December 20, 2017

Tour Anaheim’s most festive holiday light displays

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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...

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Posted on: December 20, 2017

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

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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 ...

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Posted on: December 19, 2017

Anaheim expands civilian oversight with new Police Review Board

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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...

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Posted on: September 13, 2017

City Council declares homeless emergency along river trail, across Anaheim

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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...

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Posted on: December 11, 2017

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

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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-...

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Posted on: October 16, 2017

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

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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...

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Posted on: October 10, 2017

Evacuations lifted for east Anaheim neighborhoods impacted by Canyon Fire 2

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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 ...

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Posted on: August 27, 2015

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

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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...

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Posted on: August 25, 2015

Committee Moves Ahead in Shaping Anaheim’s Six Voting Districts

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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...

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Posted on: August 14, 2015

Summertime is mosquito season – be aware and be prepared

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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...

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Posted on: August 12, 2015

Anaheim Cooling Centers Offer Relief from the Heat

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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...

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Posted on: August 11, 2015

ARTIC food and dining establishment plans are moving forward

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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...

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Posted on: August 5, 2015

ARTIC Project Named APWA 2015 Public Works Project of the Year

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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...

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Posted on: August 4, 2015

Free Summer Concerts at Pearson Park

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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...
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Posted on: July 22, 2015

Anaheim City Council Appoints Emery as City Manager

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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...

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Posted on: July 16, 2015

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

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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...

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Posted on: July 15, 2015

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

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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...

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Posted on: July 10, 2015

Anaheim Quarterly Neighborhood Services Meetings Announced for July

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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 ...

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Posted on: July 6, 2015

Traffic Advisory Today Near Honda Center for Dalai Lama Visit

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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 ...

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Posted on: June 29, 2015

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

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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...

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Posted on: June 29, 2015

Media Advisory: City Council To Consider Entertainment Tax Policy

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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 ...

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Posted on: June 18, 2015

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

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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 ...

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Posted on: June 16, 2015

Anaheim City Council Approves Hotel Incentive Program

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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.
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Posted on: June 16, 2015

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

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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...

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Posted on: June 12, 2015

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

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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...

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Posted on: June 8, 2015

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

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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...

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Posted on: June 1, 2015

ANAHEIM PUBLIC UTILITIES HOSTS THE 2015 SAVE WATER EXPO

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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...

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Posted on: June 8, 2015

RESIDENTS ENCOURAGED TO HELP DESIGN DISTRICT SHAPES

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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...

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Posted on: June 8, 2015

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

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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...

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Posted on: June 8, 2015

ANAHEIM HONORS MEMORIAL DAY WITH LAUNCH OF HOMETOWN HEROES VIDEO SERIES

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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...

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Posted on: May 21, 2015

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

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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...

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Posted on: May 20, 2015

ANAHEIM CITY COUNCIL LIMITS LANDSCAPE WATERING TO TWO DAYS A WEEK

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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...

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Posted on: May 19, 2015

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

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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...

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Posted on: May 17, 2015

ANAHEIM AND CHICAGO MAYORS ENGAGE IN FRIENDLY WAGER DURING NHL PLAYOFFS

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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...

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Posted on: May 5, 2015

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

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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...

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Posted on: May 5, 2015

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

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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 &...

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Posted on: May 4, 2015

May the 4th Be With You!

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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...

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Posted on: May 1, 2015

Anaheim and Calgary Mayors Engage in Friendly Wager During NHL Playoffs

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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...

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Posted on: May 1, 2015

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

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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...

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Posted on: April 23, 2015

Anaheim Approves New City Planning Director

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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...

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Posted on: April 22, 2015

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

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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

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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...

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Posted on: April 22, 2015

ANAHEIM CONVENTION CENTER BREAKS GROUND ON SEVENTH EXPANSION

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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...

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Posted on: April 22, 2015

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

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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...

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Posted on: April 22, 2015

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

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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...

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Posted on: November 14, 2019

WAND Holiday Tree Lighting

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You're invited to join us at 5:00 PM on Friday, December 6th at Twila Reid Park for our annual WAND Holiday Tree Lighting! Enjoy holiday activities and kids crafts starting at 5:00 P.M. The Tree Lighting begins at 6:00 P.M.

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Community Services News
Posted on: November 18, 2019

Home for the Paw-lidays: Holiday Open House For Dogs

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Come to Olive Hills Dog Park on Saturday, December 14th from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM for the Home for the Paw-lidays: Holiday Open House For Dogs! Dress up your dog in a festive outfit and take pictures with Santa Claus as we celebrate the holiday season!

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Community Services News
Posted on: November 14, 2019

Winter Class Registration Open NOW

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Registration for Winter 2020 Classes is now open! The Winter 2020 Activity Guide is now available online, and grab your physical copy at a library or community center near you beginning November 22nd! Choose from over 40 pages of activities, events, camps...

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Winter 2020 Online Activity Guide Community Services News
Posted on: November 18, 2019

Holiday Day Camps

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Register now for CampVenture Holiday Day Camps! This week-long day camp is filled with adventure and fun for children ages 6 to 13 years old. Children will enjoy activities including crafts, games, movies, nature science, cooking, sports, special events, ...

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News Flash

Posted on: February 20, 2019

Anaheim Coves Northern Expansion

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Anaheim Coves will be extended north from Lincoln Avenue to Frontera Street to expand the City of Anaheim’s natural, transportation and recreational resources for this part of Anaheim. This project was identified as a key opportunity in the Anaheim Outdoo...

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Community Services Spotlight
Posted on: February 20, 2019

Wagner House Restoration

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The project entails modernizing buildings and engineering systems, bringing them up to code and maintaining the facility’s existing use as a tennis center for the community. The improvements will also focus on accessibility and walk-ability thro...

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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: October 16, 2019

Annual "Great California Shakeout" Set For October 17, 2019

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All residents, businesses, and communities in Anaheim, California, are encouraged participate 

ANAHEIM, CA — (October 16, 2019) - Following FEMA’s “National Preparedness Month” in September, individuals and ...

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Fire & Rescue News
Posted on: August 30, 2019

Anaheim Fire & Rescue Announces Participation in September’s National Preparedness Month (NPM)

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Anaheim, California (August 30, 2019) - Every September, a nationwide, month-long effort called National Preparedness Month (NPM) is hosted by the Ready Campaign and Citizen Corps, encouraging households, businesses and communities to prepare and plan for...

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Fire & Rescue News
Posted on: July 11, 2019

Person of Interest Sought in Butane Honey Oil Extraction Explosion

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ANAHEIM, CA - (July 11, 2019) - Anaheim PD investigators are asking for the public’s help in locating a person of interest in a Butane Honey Oil extraction laboratory explosion late Wednesday night at 410 S. Euclid Street. Police and Firefighters responde...

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Fire & Rescue News
Posted on: May 16, 2019

Anaheim Fire & Rescue Will Hold Promotion and Graduation Ceremonies

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (May 17, 2019) – Tomorrow morning, Friday, May 17, 2019, Anaheim Fire & Rescue will welcome 16 new Firefighters as we celebrate their graduation from our Fire Academy. City Leaders, family, and friends will gather with the gr...

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Fire & Rescue News
Posted on: May 17, 2018

“Community, Character, And Service” to Be Highlighted At Anaheim Fire & Rescue’s Ceremony

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (May 17, 2018) – Tomorrow morning, Friday, May 18th, 2018, Anaheim Fire & Rescue will recognize 23 fire service professionals and will welcome 13 new Firefighter/Paramedics at its 2018 Promotion & Graduation Ceremony at th...

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Fire & Rescue News
Posted on: October 10, 2017

Canyon Fire 2 update 7 a.m.

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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 ...

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Fire & Rescue News
Posted on: July 18, 2017

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

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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...

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Fire & Rescue News
Posted on: November 20, 2016

Two Alarm Fire Burns Seven Tractor Trailers

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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...

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Fire & Rescue News
Posted on: March 28, 2016

HELP ANAHEIM BE MORE RESILIENT IN THE EVENT OF A DISASTER

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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

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

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Fire & Rescue News
Posted on: March 14, 2016

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

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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

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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...

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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

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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

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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...

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Fire & Rescue Spotlight

News Flash

Posted on: November 21, 2019

Winter is Wild at your Anaheim Library

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Don't miss the fun during the annual Winter Reading Program at Anaheim Public Library from December 2, 2019, to January 11, 2020. 

Our seven library branches and the Mobile Library will celebrate this year's theme "Winter is Wild" with W...

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Reading Program Details Library News
Posted on: November 1, 2019

Brighten Up Your Holidays

Holiday Light Exchange with Anaheim Public Utilities

Swing by Central Library and Canyon Hills Branch to upgrade your holiday lighting options! Anaheim Public Utilities is offering residents the chance to replace old, incandescent light strands for more energy-efficient strands!   You’ll ...

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Posted on: November 20, 2019

Open House Tour at Founders' Park

Victorian Christmas

One of Anaheim's earliest homes, the Mother Colony House, and the two-story Queen Anne, the Woelke-Stoffel House - will be decked out for the holiday season!

Come tour the houses during a special Victorian Christmas Open House at Founders' Park and learn a...

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More info about Founders' Park Library News
Posted on: June 14, 2019

Anaheim receives grant for NEA Big Read

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The Anaheim Public Library has been awarded a $15,000 Big Read grant from the National Endowment for the Arts to host a community read event of “Our Town” by Thornton Wilder.

Described by many as the Great American Play, “Our ...

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News Flash

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Posted on: October 2, 2019

Anaheim Traffic Collision Report

Traffic Livestory

The city of Anaheim averages 5,004 collisions a year. Of the 5,004 collisions, 43% of them involve injury to at least one of the parties involved.

Police Department Spotlights
Posted on: August 20, 2019

Transparency & Continuous Improvement

A message from Chief of Police Jorge Cisneros

To our Anaheim Community:

On behalf of the men and women of the Anaheim Police Department (APD), thank you for your continued support and partnership in our mutual effort in creating and maintaining a safe and vibrant community.  Trust between the...

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Police Department Spotlights
Posted on: June 17, 2019

Crime Trends in Anaheim

Crime Trends

We have collected information from the FBI's Uniform Crime Report (UCR), the State of California Department of Justice (DOJ) and our internal Records Management System to provide a measure of crimes in the city, county, and nation.

Police Department Spotlights
Posted on: May 27, 2015

See Something, Say Something

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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 Suspicious Act...

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See Something, Say Something Video Police Department Spotlights

News Flash

Posted on: November 21, 2019

DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (November 21, 2019) – The Anaheim Police Department Traffic Unit will be conducting a DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint Friday, November 22, 2019 on Brookhurst Street at Broadway between the hours of 8:00 P.M. and 3:00 A....

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Police Press Releases
Posted on: October 28, 2019

Neighbors App Instrumental in Identifying Suspects and Halting Crime Spree

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ANAHEIM, CALIF (October 25, 2019) – Detectives from APD’s Burglary/Auto Theft Detail are attributing the Neighbors app by Ring for the successful identification of two male juvenile suspects involved in an 11 hour crime spree.

On Octobe...

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Police Press Releases
Posted on: October 19, 2019

Escondido Man Identified as Murder Victim Left in Trunk of Car

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ANAHEIM, CALIF (October 19, 2019) – Anaheim homicide detectives have identified the man found left in the trunk of a car on Thursday as Adrian Darren Bonar, 34 years old from Escondido.

Bonar’s body was found wrapped in a tarp and left in the trunk of a Le...

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Police Press Releases
Posted on: October 17, 2019

Human Body Discovered in Trunk of Abandoned Car

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ANAHEIM, CALIF (October 17, 2019) – Homicide detectives have confirmed a deceased human body was discovered wrapped in a tarp in the trunk of an abandoned car along Santa Ana Canyon Road on Thursday morning.

Around 10:45 am on October 17, 2019, A...

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Police Press Releases
Posted on: October 11, 2019

Detectives Arrest Cold Case Homicide Suspect in Houston

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ANAHEIM, CALIF (October 11, 2019) – Anaheim Police Cold Case Homicide detectives booked Leopoldo Vargas Serrano, 47, a Houston, Texas, resident, into the Anaheim Detention Facility on suspicion of murder, just days before the 19th anniversary of...

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Police Press Releases
Posted on: October 10, 2019

DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (October 10, 2019) – The Anaheim Police Department Traffic Unit will be conducting a DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint Friday, October 11, 2019 on Euclid Street at Cerritos Avenue between the hours of 8:00 P.M. and 3:00 A...

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Police Press Releases
Posted on: September 13, 2019

Anaheim Police Department to Make Young Anaheim Boy's Dream Come True

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ANAHEIM, CALIF - (September 13, 2019) - On Tuesday, September 17, 2019, Chief Jorge Cisneros, the Anaheim Police Department, and Make-A-Wish Orange County and the Inland Empire will partner together to make a young Anaheim boy’s dream of being a...

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Police Press Releases
Posted on: July 27, 2019

Drugs and Alcohol Suspected in Late Night Collision that Injured Six

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ANAHEIM, CALIF (July 27, 2019) – A 24 year old Anaheim man has been arrested for felony suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol and drugs following a late night collision that injured six, including the arrestee.

At 11:45 pm, Friday night, APD ...

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Police Press Releases
Posted on: July 26, 2019

Suspect Arrested for Dana Point Man's Murder In Anaheim, Still Searching For Victim's Vehicle

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ANAHEIM, CALIF (July 26, 2019) – Anaheim homicide detectives have arrested a suspect in the July 20, 2019, murder of David McCabe in the 1500 block of W. Center Street. Arthur Williams, a 34 year old resident of Santa Ana, was arrested without i...

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Police Press Releases
Posted on: July 25, 2019

Chilean Nationals Arrested In Suspected Residential Burglary Ring

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ANAHEIM, CALIF (July 25, 2019) – Three Chilean nationals suspected of being part of a larger residential burglary ring have been booked for suspicion of residential burglary. 29 year old Nicolas Fabian Masqueda Fuentes, 30 year old Sebastian Ger...

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Police Press Releases
Posted on: July 21, 2019

Homicide Detectives Investigating Death of Man in Anaheim Cul de Sac

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ANAHEIM, CALIF (July 21, 2019) – Anaheim homicide detectives are investigating the death of a man discovered in a cul-de-sac early Saturday morning. At 2:55 a.m. on July 20, 2019, officers were sent to the 1500 block of West Center Street after ...

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Police Press Releases
Posted on: July 11, 2019

Person of Interest Sought in Butane Honey Oil Extraction Explosion

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ANAHEIM, CA - (July 11, 2019) - Anaheim PD investigators are asking for the public’s help in locating a person of interest in a Butane Honey Oil extraction laboratory explosion late Wednesday night at 410 S. Euclid Street. Police and Firefighters responde...

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Police Press Releases
Posted on: July 6, 2019

Possible Handgun Recovered at Scene of Officer Involved Shooting

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ANAHEIM, CALIF (July 6, 2019) – Anaheim Police Homicide Detectives have said an item appearing to be a handgun was recovered at the scene of an Officer Involved Shooting involving a Fullerton Police Department officer in Anaheim on Friday night....

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Police Press Releases
Posted on: July 5, 2019

Anaheim City Attorney Files 75 Misdemeanor Counts Against Off-Duty LAPD Detective

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ANAHEIM, CALIF (July 5, 2019) – The Anaheim City Attorney’s Office has filed 75 misdemeanor counts of disorderly conduct against an off-duty LAPD detective accused of secretly recording in the men’s restroom at Angel Stadium....

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Police Press Releases
Posted on: July 2, 2019

Anaheim Detectives Searching for Clues on 20 Year Anniversary of Cold Case Homicide

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (July 2, 2019) – Anaheim Police detectives have reopened the investigation of a young woman’s murder on the 20 year anniversary of her disappearance. On July 2, 1999, Mariana Tapia, 18, of Anaheim, went missing after at...

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Police Press Releases
Posted on: June 19, 2019

DUI/Driver's License Checkpoint

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (June 19, 2019) – The Anaheim Police Department Traffic Unit will be conducting a DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint Friday, June 21, 2019 on Beach Blvd at Ball Rd between the hours of 8:00 P.M. and 3:00 A.M.

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Police Press Releases
Posted on: June 17, 2019

Orange County Human Trafficking Task Force Seeks Additional Victims of YouTube Rapper

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ANAHEIM, CALIFORNIA – (June 17, 2019) – Investigators from the Orange County Human Trafficking Task Force (OCHTTF) are seeking additional victims of human trafficking by a YouTube rapper arrested early last week on charges of pimping a...

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Police Press Releases
Posted on: May 15, 2019

Gang Member Arrested at Conclusion of Pursuit Following Crime Spree

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ANAHEIM, CALIF (May 15, 2019) – Anaheim Police arrested 31 year old Jesus Valdovinos, following a dangerous pursuit through Anaheim late Tuesday night. Valdovinos, a documented gang member on probation, fled from APD units in a stolen Nissan Alt...

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Police Press Releases
Posted on: April 25, 2019

DUI/Driver's License Checkpoint

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (April 25, 2019) – The Anaheim Police Department Traffic Unit will be conducting a DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint Friday, April 26, 2019 on Euclid Street and La Palma Avenue between the hours of 8:00 P.M. and 3:00 A.M....

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Police Press Releases
Posted on: April 4, 2019

Anaheim Man Shot and Killed During Barricade

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ANAHEIM, CALIF (April 4, 2019) – A male adult suspect was shot and killed by SWAT officers during a barricade in Anaheim this morning. The decedent has been identified as Daniel Robert Ramirez III, a 30 year old resident of Anaheim. Around 9:00 ...

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Police Press Releases
Posted on: March 20, 2019

DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (March 20, 2019) – The Anaheim Police Department Traffic Unit will be conducting a DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint Friday, March 22, 2019 on La Palma Avenue and Kraemer Blvd between the hours of 8:00 P.M. and 3:00 A.M.

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Police Press Releases
Posted on: March 19, 2019

Anaheim Police Arrest Suspect on Parole for Homicide;Suspect Assaulted PoliceK-9 during Apprehension

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ANAHEIM, CALIF (March 18, 2019) – Anaheim Police officers have arrested a parolee at large who is on parole for murder after attempting to contact him in a stolen car this evening. The man, 33year-old Robert Lee Preston of Tustin, was taken into custody a...

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Police Press Releases
Posted on: March 9, 2019

Civilian Anaheim Police Employee Critically Injured by DUI Driver

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ANAHEIM, CALIF (March 9, 2019) – A female civilian Traffic Control Assistant (TCA) was critically injured early Saturday afternoon when her vehicle was struck by a driver who is suspected of driving under the influence of methamphetamine and mar...

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Police Press Releases
Posted on: March 2, 2019

Homicide Detectives Investigating Death of Woman in Anaheim Alley

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ANAHEIM, CALIF (March 2, 2019) – Anaheim homicide detectives are investigating the death of a woman discovered in an alley early Saturday morning. At 1:24 am on March 2, 2019, officers were sent to the south alley of 912 E. Broadway Avenue follo...

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Police Press Releases
Posted on: February 20, 2019

O.C. Agencies Unite to Prove the Power of Collaboration

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Orange County agencies unite to prove the power of collaboration in identifying and assisting human trafficking victims.

The Orange County Human Trafficking Task Force Releases 2019 Victim Report on Human Trafficking

WHO: Waymakers Director of Victim Assist...

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Police Press Releases
Posted on: February 10, 2019

Woman Arrested for Gross Vehicular Manslaughter and DUI Following Fatal Collision

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ANAHEIM, CALIF (February 10, 2019) – A 47 year old La Mirada woman was arrested for suspicion of Gross Vehicular Manslaughter while Intoxicated and Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol/Drugs Causing Bodily Injury after a late night collision i...

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Police Press Releases
Posted on: January 31, 2019

Anaheim Police Arrest Three After Four-Month Murder Investigation; N0 2018 Unsolved Cases Remain

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ANAHEIM, CALIF (January 30, 2019) – Anaheim Police homicide detectives have arrested three suspects in connection with the September shooting death of a 36-year-old Placentia resident, clearing the city’s last 2018 unsolved homicide.

Ar...

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Police Press Releases
Posted on: January 25, 2019

Anaheim Police Arrest Suspect in Road Rage Attack

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ANAHEIM, CALIF (January 25, 2019) – Anaheim Police detectives have arrested Joshua Robert Dalton, 28, of Anaheim, after he was identified as the suspect on a video that showed him climbing on the hood of a woman’s vehicle and smashing ...

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Police Press Releases
Posted on: January 24, 2019

Anaheim Police Seeking Information on Suspect in Road Rage Attack

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ANAHEIM, CALIF (January 24, 2019) – Anaheim Police detectives are asking for the public’s help in identifying a man who climbed on the hood of a woman’s vehicle and smashed her windshield with his fist at the culmination of a...

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Police Press Releases
Posted on: January 24, 2019

Anaheim Police Identify Man Killed In Gang Shooting

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ANAHEIM, CALIF (January 23, 2019) – Around 9 a.m. today, Anaheim Police responded to an apartment complex breezeway in the 400 block of S. Kroeger Street to investigate a report of a dead body. When officers arrived, they found Charlie Uriostegu...

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Police Press Releases
Posted on: January 23, 2019

Anaheim Police Seek Information in Gang Murder

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ANAHEIM, CALIF (January 23, 2019) – Around 9 p.m. on Tuesday, Anaheim Police responded to the area of E. Park Lane and N. Lawrence Avenue to investigate a report of shots fired. When officers arrived, they found Jose Allan Martinez, a 23-year-ol...

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Police Press Releases
Posted on: January 21, 2019

Anaheim Police Arrest Burglary Suspect Inside Local Bank

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ANAHEIM, CALIF (January 21, 2019) – Anaheim Police arrested a 29- year-old transient for commercial burglary and vandalism after he was found inside a local bank attempting to open offices, drawers and a vault. 

Around 2 p.m. today, offi...

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Police Press Releases
Posted on: January 15, 2019

Anaheim Police Investigating Series of Sexual Batteries Near Savanna High School

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ANAHEIM, CALIF (January 15, 2019) – Anaheim Police Sexual Assault detectives have released a composite sketch of the man they believe assaulted at least three teenage girls since late last week near Savanna High School, 301 N. Gilbert St. The mo...

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Police Press Releases
Posted on: January 8, 2019

Anaheim Police Arrest Suspect in Christmas Eve Homicide

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ANAHEIM, CALIF (January 8, 2019) – Anaheim Police homicide detectives have identified Miguel Reveles Villegas, a 35-year-old Placentia resident, as the suspect arrested for murder following a pursuit that terminated in San Diego Tuesday morning....

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Police Press Releases
Posted on: December 13, 2018

DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (December 13, 2018) – The Anaheim Police Department Traffic Unit will be conducting a DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint Friday December 14, 2018 on Anaheim Blvd at Lincoln Ave between the hours of 8:00 P.M. and 3:00 A.M.

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Police Press Releases
Posted on: July 22, 2018

Officer Involved Shooting

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ANAHEIM, CA – On Saturday, July 21, 2018 at about 0936 hours, officers responded to the 500 block of S. West Street in the City of Anaheim. Family members of Eliuth Penaloza Nava, a 50 year old resident of Anaheim, called Anaheim Police Department (APD) D...

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Police Press Releases
Posted on: May 18, 2018

Click It or Ticket Campaign Starts May 21

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Anaheim law enforcement will show zero tolerance

As the unofficial start of summer, the Memorial Day holiday weekend is a busy time for Californians. Each year, the highways fill with families in vehicles, on their way to start their summer vacations. To h...

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Police Press Releases
Posted on: May 17, 2018

Motorcycle Awareness Month in May

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ANAHEIM, CALIF — In order to reduce motorcycle crashes and save lives, Anaheim Police Department and the California Office of Traffic Safety (OTS) are teaming up with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) this May for the ann...

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Police Press Releases
Posted on: March 13, 2018

Anaheim Police Department Conducts Minor Decoy Operation

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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 ...

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Police Press Releases
Posted on: December 14, 2017

DUI/DRIVER’S LICENSE CHECKPOINT

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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.

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Police Press Releases
Posted on: October 12, 2017

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

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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. ...

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Police Press Releases
Posted on: October 5, 2017

DUI/Driver's License Checkpoint

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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.

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Police Press Releases
Posted on: September 29, 2017

Anaheim Police Department Join the 2017 Pink Patch Project

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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...

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Police Press Releases
Posted on: August 16, 2017

DUI/Driver's License Checkpoint

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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.

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Police Press Releases
Posted on: March 16, 2017

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

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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...

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Posted on: February 2, 2017

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

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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...

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Police Press Releases
Posted on: November 20, 2016

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

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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...

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Police Press Releases
Posted on: October 29, 2016

Suspect Arrested for Possession of Explosive Materials

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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: July 7, 2016

Anaheim Police Sponsor Gun Buy Back This Saturday

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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: June 24, 2016

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

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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: May 23, 2016

Presidential Candidate Visits to Anaheim Convention Center

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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: March 28, 2016

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

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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

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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

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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...

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Posted on: August 17, 2015

O.C. Agencies Unite to Combat Human Trafficking

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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...

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Police Press Releases
Posted on: August 14, 2015

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

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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.
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Police Press Releases
Posted on: May 19, 2015

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

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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...

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Posted on: April 15, 2015

Click It or Ticket Campaign to Begin May 18, 2015

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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...

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Posted on: April 5, 2015

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

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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

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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.
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News Flash

Posted on: November 21, 2019

DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (November 21, 2019) – The Anaheim Police Department Traffic Unit will be conducting a DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint Friday, November 22, 2019 on Brookhurst Street at Broadway between the hours of 8:00 P.M. and 3:00 A.M.

The deterrent and ...

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Public Safety
Posted on: October 28, 2019

Neighbors App Instrumental in Identifying Suspects and Halting Crime Spree

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ANAHEIM, CALIF (October 25, 2019) – Detectives from APD’s Burglary/Auto Theft Detail are attributing the Neighbors app by Ring for the successful identification of two male juvenile suspects involved in an 11 hour crime spree.

On October 16, 2019, APD offi...

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Public Safety
Posted on: October 19, 2019

Escondido Man Identified as Murder Victim Left in Trunk of Car

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ANAHEIM, CALIF (October 19, 2019) – Anaheim homicide detectives have identified the man found left in the trunk of a car on Thursday as Adrian Darren Bonar, 34 years old from Escondido.

Bonar’s body was found wrapped in a tarp and left in the trunk of a Le...

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Public Safety
Posted on: October 17, 2019

Human Body Discovered in Trunk of Abandoned Car

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ANAHEIM, CALIF (October 17, 2019) – Homicide detectives have confirmed a deceased human body was discovered wrapped in a tarp in the trunk of an abandoned car along Santa Ana Canyon Road on Thursday morning.

Around 10:45 am on October 17, 2019, APD officer...

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Public Safety
Posted on: October 16, 2019

Annual "Great California Shakeout" Set For October 17, 2019

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All residents, businesses, and communities in Anaheim, California, are encouraged participate 

ANAHEIM, CA — (October 16, 2019) - Following FEMA’s “National Preparedness Month” in September, individuals and communities throughout California will p...

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Public Safety
Posted on: October 11, 2019

Detectives Arrest Cold Case Homicide Suspect in Houston

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ANAHEIM, CALIF (October 11, 2019) – Anaheim Police Cold Case Homicide detectives booked Leopoldo Vargas Serrano, 47, a Houston, Texas, resident, into the Anaheim Detention Facility on suspicion of murder, just days before the 19th anniversary of the slayi...

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Public Safety
Posted on: October 10, 2019

DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (October 10, 2019) – The Anaheim Police Department Traffic Unit will be conducting a DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint Friday, October 11, 2019 on Euclid Street at Cerritos Avenue between the hours of 8:00 P.M. and 3:00 A.M.

The deterrent and...

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Public Safety
Posted on: September 13, 2019

Anaheim Police Department to Make Young Anaheim Boy's Dream Come True

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ANAHEIM, CALIF - (September 13, 2019) - On Tuesday, September 17, 2019, Chief Jorge Cisneros, the Anaheim Police Department, and Make-A-Wish Orange County and the Inland Empire will partner together to make a young Anaheim boy’s dream of being a police of...

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Public Safety
Posted on: August 30, 2019

Anaheim Fire & Rescue Announces Participation in September’s National Preparedness Month (NPM)

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Anaheim, California (August 30, 2019) - Every September, a nationwide, month-long effort called National Preparedness Month (NPM) is hosted by the Ready Campaign and Citizen Corps, encouraging households, businesses and communities to prepare and plan for...

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Public Safety
Posted on: July 27, 2019

Drugs and Alcohol Suspected in Late Night Collision that Injured Six

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ANAHEIM, CALIF (July 27, 2019) – A 24 year old Anaheim man has been arrested for felony suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol and drugs following a late night collision that injured six, including the arrestee.

At 11:45 pm, Friday night, APD ...

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Public Safety
Posted on: July 26, 2019

Suspect Arrested for Dana Point Man's Murder In Anaheim, Still Searching For Victim's Vehicle

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ANAHEIM, CALIF (July 26, 2019) – Anaheim homicide detectives have arrested a suspect in the July 20, 2019, murder of David McCabe in the 1500 block of W. Center Street. Arthur Williams, a 34 year old resident of Santa Ana, was arrested without incident at...

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Public Safety
Posted on: July 25, 2019

Chilean Nationals Arrested In Suspected Residential Burglary Ring

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ANAHEIM, CALIF (July 25, 2019) – Three Chilean nationals suspected of being part of a larger residential burglary ring have been booked for suspicion of residential burglary. 29 year old Nicolas Fabian Masqueda Fuentes, 30 year old Sebastian German Castro...

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Public Safety
Posted on: July 21, 2019

Homicide Detectives Investigating Death of Man in Anaheim Cul de Sac

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ANAHEIM, CALIF (July 21, 2019) – Anaheim homicide detectives are investigating the death of a man discovered in a cul-de-sac early Saturday morning. At 2:55 a.m. on July 20, 2019, officers were sent to the 1500 block of West Center Street after a passerby...

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Public Safety
Posted on: July 11, 2019

Person of Interest Sought in Butane Honey Oil Extraction Explosion

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ANAHEIM, CA - (July 11, 2019) - Anaheim PD investigators are asking for the public’s help in locating a person of interest in a Butane Honey Oil extraction laboratory explosion late Wednesday night at 410 S. Euclid Street. Police and Firefighters responde...

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Public Safety
Posted on: July 6, 2019

Possible Handgun Recovered at Scene of Officer Involved Shooting

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ANAHEIM, CALIF (July 6, 2019) – Anaheim Police Homicide Detectives have said an item appearing to be a handgun was recovered at the scene of an Officer Involved Shooting involving a Fullerton Police Department officer in Anaheim on Friday night.

Just after...

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Public Safety
Posted on: July 5, 2019

Anaheim City Attorney Files 75 Misdemeanor Counts Against Off-Duty LAPD Detective

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ANAHEIM, CALIF (July 5, 2019) – The Anaheim City Attorney’s Office has filed 75 misdemeanor counts of disorderly conduct against an off-duty LAPD detective accused of secretly recording in the men’s restroom at Angel Stadium. The charges include 37 counts...

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Public Safety
Posted on: July 2, 2019

Anaheim Detectives Searching for Clues on 20 Year Anniversary of Cold Case Homicide

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (July 2, 2019) – Anaheim Police detectives have reopened the investigation of a young woman’s murder on the 20 year anniversary of her disappearance. On July 2, 1999, Mariana Tapia, 18, of Anaheim, went missing after at...

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Public Safety
Posted on: June 19, 2019

DUI/Driver's License Checkpoint

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (June 19, 2019) – The Anaheim Police Department Traffic Unit will be conducting a DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint Friday, June 21, 2019 on Beach Blvd at Ball Rd between the hours of 8:00 P.M. and 3:00 A.M.

The deterrent and preventive effec...

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Public Safety
Posted on: June 17, 2019

Orange County Human Trafficking Task Force Seeks Additional Victims of YouTube Rapper

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ANAHEIM, CALIFORNIA – (June 17, 2019) – Investigators from the Orange County Human Trafficking Task Force (OCHTTF) are seeking additional victims of human trafficking by a YouTube rapper arrested early last week on charges of pimping and pandering an 18-y...

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Public Safety
Posted on: May 16, 2019

Anaheim Fire & Rescue Will Hold Promotion and Graduation Ceremonies

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (May 17, 2019) – Tomorrow morning, Friday, May 17, 2019, Anaheim Fire & Rescue will welcome 16 new Firefighters as we celebrate their graduation from our Fire Academy. City Leaders, family, and friends will gather with the gr...

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Public Safety
Posted on: May 15, 2019

Gang Member Arrested at Conclusion of Pursuit Following Crime Spree

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ANAHEIM, CALIF (May 15, 2019) – Anaheim Police arrested 31 year old Jesus Valdovinos, following a dangerous pursuit through Anaheim late Tuesday night. Valdovinos, a documented gang member on probation, fled from APD units in a stolen Nissan Altima from t...

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Public Safety
Posted on: April 25, 2019

DUI/Driver's License Checkpoint

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (April 25, 2019) – The Anaheim Police Department Traffic Unit will be conducting a DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint Friday, April 26, 2019 on Euclid Street and La Palma Avenue between the hours of 8:00 P.M. and 3:00 A.M.

The deterrent and pr...

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Public Safety
Posted on: April 4, 2019

Anaheim Man Shot and Killed During Barricade

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ANAHEIM, CALIF (April 4, 2019) – A male adult suspect was shot and killed by SWAT officers during a barricade in Anaheim this morning. The decedent has been identified as Daniel Robert Ramirez III, a 30 year old resident of Anaheim. Around 9:00 am Thursda...

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Public Safety
Posted on: March 20, 2019

DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (March 20, 2019) – The Anaheim Police Department Traffic Unit will be conducting a DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint Friday, March 22, 2019 on La Palma Avenue and Kraemer Blvd between the hours of 8:00 P.M. and 3:00 A.M.

The deterrent and pre...

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Public Safety
Posted on: March 19, 2019

Anaheim Police Arrest Suspect on Parole for Homicide;Suspect Assaulted PoliceK-9 during Apprehension

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ANAHEIM, CALIF (March 18, 2019) – Anaheim Police officers have arrested a parolee at large who is on parole for murder after attempting to contact him in a stolen car this evening. The man, 33year-old Robert Lee Preston of Tustin, was taken into custody a...

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Public Safety
Posted on: March 9, 2019

Civilian Anaheim Police Employee Critically Injured by DUI Driver

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ANAHEIM, CALIF (March 9, 2019) – A female civilian Traffic Control Assistant (TCA) was critically injured early Saturday afternoon when her vehicle was struck by a driver who is suspected of driving under the influence of methamphetamine and marijuana.

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Public Safety
Posted on: March 2, 2019

Homicide Detectives Investigating Death of Woman in Anaheim Alley

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ANAHEIM, CALIF (March 2, 2019) – Anaheim homicide detectives are investigating the death of a woman discovered in an alley early Saturday morning. At 1:24 am on March 2, 2019, officers were sent to the south alley of 912 E. Broadway Avenue following a rep...

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Public Safety
Posted on: February 20, 2019

O.C. Agencies Unite to Prove the Power of Collaboration

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Orange County agencies unite to prove the power of collaboration in identifying and assisting human trafficking victims.

The Orange County Human Trafficking Task Force Releases 2019 Victim Report on Human Trafficking

WHO: Waymakers Director of Victim Assist...

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Public Safety
Posted on: February 10, 2019

Woman Arrested for Gross Vehicular Manslaughter and DUI Following Fatal Collision

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ANAHEIM, CALIF (February 10, 2019) – A 47 year old La Mirada woman was arrested for suspicion of Gross Vehicular Manslaughter while Intoxicated and Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol/Drugs Causing Bodily Injury after a late night collision in Anaheim....

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Public Safety
Posted on: January 31, 2019

Anaheim Police Arrest Three After Four-Month Murder Investigation; N0 2018 Unsolved Cases Remain

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ANAHEIM, CALIF (January 30, 2019) – Anaheim Police homicide detectives have arrested three suspects in connection with the September shooting death of a 36-year-old Placentia resident, clearing the city’s last 2018 unsolved homicide.

Around 11:15 a.m. on S...

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Public Safety
Posted on: January 25, 2019

Anaheim Police Arrest Suspect in Road Rage Attack

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ANAHEIM, CALIF (January 25, 2019) – Anaheim Police detectives have arrested Joshua Robert Dalton, 28, of Anaheim, after he was identified as the suspect on a video that showed him climbing on the hood of a woman’s vehicle and smashing her windshield with ...

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Public Safety
Posted on: January 24, 2019

Anaheim Police Seeking Information on Suspect in Road Rage Attack

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ANAHEIM, CALIF (January 24, 2019) – Anaheim Police detectives are asking for the public’s help in identifying a man who climbed on the hood of a woman’s vehicle and smashed her windshield with his fist at the culmination of an apparent road rage incident....

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Public Safety
Posted on: January 24, 2019

Anaheim Police Identify Man Killed In Gang Shooting

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ANAHEIM, CALIF (January 23, 2019) – Around 9 a.m. today, Anaheim Police responded to an apartment complex breezeway in the 400 block of S. Kroeger Street to investigate a report of a dead body. When officers arrived, they found Charlie Uriostegui, a 24yea...

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Public Safety
Posted on: January 23, 2019

Anaheim Police Seek Information in Gang Murder

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ANAHEIM, CALIF (January 23, 2019) – Around 9 p.m. on Tuesday, Anaheim Police responded to the area of E. Park Lane and N. Lawrence Avenue to investigate a report of shots fired. When officers arrived, they found Jose Allan Martinez, a 23-year-old Placenti...

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Public Safety
Posted on: January 21, 2019

Anaheim Police Arrest Burglary Suspect Inside Local Bank

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ANAHEIM, CALIF (January 21, 2019) – Anaheim Police arrested a 29- year-old transient for commercial burglary and vandalism after he was found inside a local bank attempting to open offices, drawers and a vault. 

Around 2 p.m. today, officers respo...

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Public Safety
Posted on: January 15, 2019

Anaheim Police Investigating Series of Sexual Batteries Near Savanna High School

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ANAHEIM, CALIF (January 15, 2019) – Anaheim Police Sexual Assault detectives have released a composite sketch of the man they believe assaulted at least three teenage girls since late last week near Savanna High School, 301 N. Gilbert St. The most recent ...

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Public Safety
Posted on: January 8, 2019

Anaheim Police Arrest Suspect in Christmas Eve Homicide

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ANAHEIM, CALIF (January 8, 2019) – Anaheim Police homicide detectives have identified Miguel Reveles Villegas, a 35-year-old Placentia resident, as the suspect arrested for murder following a pursuit that terminated in San Diego Tuesday morning.

Around 6:3...

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Public Safety
Posted on: December 13, 2018

DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (December 13, 2018) – The Anaheim Police Department Traffic Unit will be conducting a DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint Friday December 14, 2018 on Anaheim Blvd at Lincoln Ave between the hours of 8:00 P.M. and 3:00 A.M.

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Public Safety
Posted on: July 22, 2018

Officer Involved Shooting

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ANAHEIM, CA – On Saturday, July 21, 2018 at about 0936 hours, officers responded to the 500 block of S. West Street in the City of Anaheim. Family members of Eliuth Penaloza Nava, a 50 year old resident of Anaheim, called Anaheim Police Department (APD) D...

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Public Safety
Posted on: May 18, 2018

Click It or Ticket Campaign Starts May 21

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Anaheim law enforcement will show zero tolerance

As the unofficial start of summer, the Memorial Day holiday weekend is a busy time for Californians. Each year, the highways fill with families in vehicles, on their way to start their summer vacations. To h...

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Public Safety
Posted on: May 17, 2018

Motorcycle Awareness Month in May

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ANAHEIM, CALIF — In order to reduce motorcycle crashes and save lives, Anaheim Police Department and the California Office of Traffic Safety (OTS) are teaming up with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) this May for the ann...

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Public Safety
Posted on: March 13, 2018

Anaheim Police Department Conducts Minor Decoy Operation

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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 ...

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Public Safety
Posted on: December 14, 2017

DUI/DRIVER’S LICENSE CHECKPOINT

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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...

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Public Safety
Posted on: October 12, 2017

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

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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. ...

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Public Safety
Posted on: October 5, 2017

DUI/DRIVER’S LICENSE CHECKPOINT

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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...

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Public Safety
Posted on: September 29, 2017

Anaheim Police Department Join the 2017 Pink Patch Project

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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...

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Public Safety
Posted on: August 16, 2017

DUI/Driver's License Checkpoint

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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...

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Public Safety
Posted on: July 18, 2017

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

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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...

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Public Safety
Posted on: March 16, 2017

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

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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...

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Posted on: November 20, 2016

Two Alarm Fire Burns Seven Tractor Trailers

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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...

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Public Safety
Posted on: November 20, 2016

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

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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...

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Public Safety
Posted on: October 29, 2016

Suspect Arrested for Possession of Explosive Materials

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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: July 7, 2016

Anaheim Police Sponsor Gun Buy Back This Saturday

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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: June 24, 2016

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

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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.

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Public Safety
Posted on: May 23, 2016

Presidential Candidate Visits to Anaheim Convention Center

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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: March 28, 2016

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

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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

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Anaheim Fire Chief Randy R. Bruegman recently announced the
appointment of Rusty Coffelt to Deputy Chief / Fire Marshal of the agency’s Community Risk Reduction  Division. Deputy Chief Coffelt is responsible for four principal sections...

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Public Safety
Posted on: March 14, 2016

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

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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

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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...

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Posted on: August 28, 2015

O.C. Agencies Unite to Combat Human Trafficking

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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...

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Public Safety
Posted on: August 28, 2015

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

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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...

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Public Safety
Posted on: August 28, 2015

ANAHEIM FIRE & RESCUE OFFERS PARAMEDIC MEMBERSHIP PROGRAM

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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 ...

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Posted on: July 9, 2018

Anaheim Public Utilities - Underground Conversion - Beach Blvd.

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The underground design for Beach Boulevard from south of Ball Road to north of Lincoln is currently in progress. This project is an integral part of the Beach Boulevard Specific Plan which outlines the improvements to the Beach Boulevard corridor that als...

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News Flash

Posted on: June 14, 2017

Anaheim Public Utilities - Underground Conversion - Lincoln/Rio Vista

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All electric facilities have been placed underground and energized on Lincoln Avenue, crossing the 57 freeway to Rio Vista Street, and on Rio Vista Street, from Lincoln Avenue to La Palma Avenue. The overhead electrical lines and facilities have been remo...

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News Flash

Posted on: June 14, 2017

Anaheim Public Utilities - Underground Conversion - Miraloma

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All electric facilities have been placed underground and energized on Miraloma Avenue, between the 57 Freeway and Miller Street, and on Miller Street, from north of Miraloma Avenue to La Palma Avenue. The overhead electrical lines and facilities have been...

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News Flash

Posted on: June 14, 2017

Anaheim Public Utilities - Underground Conversion - Orangewood

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All electric facilities have been placed underground and energized on Orangewood Avenue, between Eugene Street and Lewis Street. The overhead electrical lines and facilities have been removed. Roadway resurfacing was coordinated with the Public Works Depa...

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News Flash

Posted on: July 9, 2018

Anaheim Public Utilities - Underground Conversion - Santa Ana Canyon/Royal Oak

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The undergrounding on Santa Ana Canyon Road, between Lakeview Avenue and Imperial Highway, and on Royal Oak Road, from north of Santa Ana Canyon Road to Nohl Ranch Road, is currently in design. This project will address major capacity and reliability issu...

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Additional Info... Public Utilities - Underground Conversion - Santa Ana Canyon/Royal Oak