Posted on: June 20, 2017

Buy fireworks, support your community

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (June 20, 2017) — Fireworks stands are coming to Anaheim.

This year, you can stock up on sparklers, smoke bombs and other “Safe and Sane” fireworks at 16 stands across the city.

Fireworks sales begin on June 28 and go through July 4.

Each fir...

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Posted on: June 20, 2017

Community center, parks, streets, public safety focus of Anaheim’s budget

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (June 20, 2017) — What’s in Anaheim’s newly adopted city budget? In short, the things that touch the daily lives of our residents, businesses and visitors.

There’s a new community center that helps make life easier for families. Renovations...

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Posted on: June 9, 2017

Downtown Anaheim 5K Run and Flag Day Parade this weekend

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (June 9, 2017) — Downtown Anaheim will be bustling with family fun this weekend, with the annual 5K Run on Saturday and the Flag Day Parade on Sunday.

Please be aware that both events will also involve some road closures.

The 18th ...

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Posted on: June 8, 2017

Anaheim mayor shares kindness experience at Strong Cities conference

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (June 8, 2017) — Anaheim Mayor Tom Tait in May joined city leaders from across the globe gathered in Denmark to share Anaheim’s experience building a stronger, more connected community through kindness.

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

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Posted on: June 8, 2017

Review of Anaheim police chiefs’ work hours concluded

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

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

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Posted on: June 7, 2017

Connect the Loop, Bringing Cycling Fun for All

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (June 6, 2017) — Join us for a fun-filled day for the whole family and learn about a new plan to expand a bike trail near the hills of east Anaheim.

Come enjoy a free street fair with food trucks, entertainment, family activities, ...

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Posted on: May 23, 2017

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

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

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

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Posted on: May 18, 2017

Anaheim’s budget: get involved

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

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

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

Posted on: May 14, 2017

Anaheim, Nashville mayors wager on Western Conference Final

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

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

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Posted on: May 5, 2017

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

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

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

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Posted on: April 26, 2017

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

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

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

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Posted on: April 22, 2017

Join us and help shape the future of Anaheim parks

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

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

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Posted on: April 20, 2017

Anaheim wins first-round — and mayors’ hockey bet

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (April 20, 2017) — A plush version of Anaheim Ducks mascot Wild Wing is heading to Calgary to be unofficial “mayor for a day” as part of a friendly bet between Anaheim Mayor Tom Tait and Calgary Mayor Naheed Nenshi.

Tait — and Anaheim — cam...

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Posted on: April 19, 2017

Coyotes in Anaheim: be part of the solution

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

On April 18, we held a co...

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Posted on: April 13, 2017

Anaheim, Calgary mayors face off in friendly NHL playoffs wager

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

Anaheim Mayor Tom Tait and Calgary...

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Posted on: April 12, 2017

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

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (Abril 12, 2017) — Durante más de un siglo, la ciudad de Anaheim ha entregado agua segura, confiable y de alta calidad a sus residentes, negocios y visitantes.

Queremos aclarar que el agua de Anaheim no es el problema e...

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Posted on: March 30, 2017

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

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

Quesada, an Anaheim native who...

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Posted on: March 27, 2017

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

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

Totaling more than...

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Posted on: March 20, 2017

Spring Is Here, and With It Comes Wildlife

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

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

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Posted on: March 16, 2017

Council Expands Contract Review, Brings Process Closer to Residents

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

The new policies allow the City Council to:

  • Vote on more contracts between the city and outside ...
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Posted on: March 8, 2017

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

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (March 8, 2017) — Anaheim’s City Council voted to introduce a new fireworks sales program that would allow schools and other nonprofits to raise money by operating their own stands in the city.

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

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Posted on: February 23, 2017

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

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

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Posted on: February 1, 2017

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

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (Feb. 1, 2017) — Anaheim Mayor Tom Tait is set to unveil expanded and innovative ways of addressing homelessness, treating drug abuse and connecting residents to their city at his seventh State of the City address on Tuesday, Feb. 7.

Tait i...

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Posted on: January 26, 2017

Anaheim Continues to Foster Community Ties as Nation Debates Immigration

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Anaheim Continues to Foster Community Ties as Nation Debates Immigration

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

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Posted on: December 28, 2016

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

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (Dec. 28, 2016) — Anaheim Public Library is offering two new, incentive-based reading programs. From Dec. 19 to Feb. 25, students from kindergarten to sixth grade can pick up a Winter Break Reading Challenge activity sheet, compl...

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Posted on: September 28, 2016

Anaheim City Council Accelerates Revitalization
of Beach Boulevard

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (Sept. 28, 2016) — Anaheim’s City Council on Tuesday took steps to accelerate the revitalization of 1.5 miles of Beach Boulevard in the city by clearing the way for new shopping, dining, homes and community gathering places in the heart of...Read on...

Posted on: August 15, 2016

Community celebrates milestones in Ponderosa Park renovations

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

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Posted on: May 10, 2016

Construction Alert — April 11-13, 2016

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

Posted on: May 10, 2016

K-9 Monument Dedication to Honor Anaheim's Finest

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (March 30, 2016) -- Anaheim will honor the bravery and dedication of the city's K-9 officers by unveiling and dedicating "Valor," a monument symbolizing a police dog, on April 3, at La Palma Dog Park.

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Posted on: May 10, 2016

Summer Rec Classes Mean Summer Fun!

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (April 12, 2016) - Registration is now open for residents to sign up for fun and affordable summer classes offered by the city of Anaheim. The EZ Rec Connect guide can help you choose from classes offered for every member of the family.
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Posted on: March 25, 2016

Anaheim Restaurants Named Among County’s Best

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (March 25, 2016) — Two Anaheim restaurants were named among Orange County’s top 10 best new restaurants in the April edition of Orange Coast magazine.

Urbana, an Anaheim Packing House restaurant offering a modern take on Mexican street ...Read on...

Posted on: March 17, 2016

K-9 Monument Dedication Honors Anaheim's Finest

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (March 17, 2016) -- Anaheim's first monument honoring the bravery and dedication of the city's K-9 officers is set to be unveiled and dedicated on April 3 at La Palma Dog Park.

The community is invited to attend this special event, which ...

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Posted on: March 10, 2016

Anaheim's Free Compost Giveaway

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (March 10, 2016) -- Compost is great for gardening, especially during a drought, by storing water in the soil longer and reducing runoff and erosion. Anaheim residents can receive up to 60 gallons of this rich soil additive at the city'...

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Posted on: March 9, 2016

10th Annual Anaheim Free Health Fair Set for April 2-3

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (March 9, 2016) Anaheim's annual health fair will celebrate its 10th anniversary this year by offering free health screenings and services for family members of all ages. The free event will take place at the Anaheim Convention Center o...

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Posted on: March 7, 2016

Is March the month for El Niño?

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (March 7, 2016) -- Anaheim awoke to a taste of El Niño Monday with cold, windy and occasionally heavy rain.

The showers are expected to fade as the day moves on. But weather trackers say that March could be the month that we finally se...Read on...

Posted on: March 2, 2016

Anaheim Mayor Tait: hate, violence have no place in our city

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Hate and violent confrontation have no place in Anaheim, Mayor Tom Tait said Monday in the wake of events at a downtown park over the weekend.

“While free speech is a right of all Americans, the Ku Klux Klan’s foul message of divisiveness is unwelcome ...Read on...

Posted on: March 2, 2016

Anaheim Short-Term Rentals Workshop Set for Tuesday, Feb. 23

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

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Posted on: March 2, 2016

Enjoy the nice weather, but El Niño still in the forecast

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (March 2, 2016) — We haven’t seen much of El Niño. But, believe it or not, it’s here. And forecasters aren’t ready to dismiss the potential for heavy rain in Anaheim.

El Niño, where warmer Pacific waters feed more moisture into the atmo...Read on...

Posted on: March 2, 2016

Residents Gather for Neighborhood Clean-Up Event

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (Feb. 26, 2016) — Anaheim residents are partnering with Anaheim Beautiful, the Anaheim Rotary Club and city staff this Saturday for a neighborhood clean-up event in the Balsam-Curtis area.

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Posted on: February 12, 2016

Anaheim City Council Unanimously Approves Districting Map

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (Feb. 12, 2016) -- On Tuesday, Feb. 9, the Anaheim City Council unanimously approved the districting map and election sequence for the November 8, 2016 election.  This action adopts the Recommended Plan (Map 3), which defines the shape ...

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Posted on: February 9, 2016

Anaheim State of the City highlights what's new in 2016

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

More than 800 attendees joined Anaheim City Council members, communi...

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Posted on: February 3, 2016

Upcoming freeway closure information, courtesy of Caltrans

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (Feb. 2, 2016) - During February, Caltrans will conduct three significant road projects that could impact Anaheim residents and commuters. Please be advised of the following dates and locations. Additional details can be found by click...

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Posted on: February 1, 2016

Anaheim Special Event Financial Support — Apply Now!

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (Feb. 1, 2016) — The city of Anaheim is now accepting applications for financial support for communitywide special events that will take place from July 2016 through June 2017. 

The city has a history of supporting commun...

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Posted on: January 19, 2016

ARTIC Awarded California's Highest Environmental Honor

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Anaheim, Calif. (Jan. 19, 2016) - ARTIC,   Anaheim's transit hub offering commuter and leisure train, bus, shuttle and taxi service, has been awarded California's highest environmental honor. The California Environmental Protect...

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Posted on: January 12, 2016

Between storms, check your home

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (Jan. 8, 2016) — The first heavy El Niño storms of the season have passed through Anaheim, leaving us with a glimpse of what’s to come this season. This weekend is a good time to assess your home and determine if any fixes or improvements ...Read on...

Posted on: January 12, 2016

Rain is here, and so are sandbags

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

The city has unfilled sandbags for ...Read on...

Posted on: January 12, 2016

Temporary Anaheim road closures this weekend for Star Wars Half Marathon

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (Jan. 11, 2016) - The city of Anaheim is alerting its residents of temporary road closures this weekend, Jan. 15-17, for the annual Star Wars Half Marathon Weekend hosted by runDisney.  Thousands of guests will converge upon Anaheim fro...

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Posted on: December 14, 2015

Winter weather is coming - are you ready?

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

From December through spring, Anaheim could see heavy rainfall from El Niño, where warmer Pacific Ocean waters bring higher than normal pre...

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Posted on: December 8, 2015

Skate Park Groundbreaking Kicks Off $15 Million Renovation of Ponderosa Park

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (Dec. 8, 2015) - City leaders and community members took shovels to dirt Tuesday in a ceremonial groundbreaking for a skate park that begins a $15 million, multiyear renovation and expansion of Ponderosa Park. 

Mayor Tom Tait, A...

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Posted on: December 7, 2015

Tree lighting events in Anaheim this weekend

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Attending a tree lighting ceremony with family and friends is a fun and festive way to kick off the holiday season, and this weekend residents have two chances to enjoy Christmas cheer. Both events will include music, crafts, photos with Santa and, of ...

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Posted on: November 17, 2015

Anaheim survey provides an opportunity to share opinions on short-term rentals

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (Nov. 17, 2015) - The city of Anaheim is seeking input on short-term rentals with an online survey available now through Dec. 4

The survey, available on the city's website, is designed to gather additional input and opinions as the cit...

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Posted on: November 12, 2015

Temporary road closures in Anaheim, Friday-Sunday, Nov. 13-15

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (Nov. 12, 2015) The 2015 Avengers Half Marathon Weekend is taking place Friday, Nov. 13 - Sunday, Nov. 15, and thousands of runners, joggers, and walkers will be participating in the events, including on city streets. The Avengers Half...

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Posted on: November 2, 2015

ARTIC educational 3D video on display for limited engagement

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (Nov. 2, 2015) - The latest in video technology - glasses-free 3D viewing - is featured at ARTIC this month for the debut of an educational film highlighting the ecofriendly elements utilized during and following construction of the awa...

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Posted on: October 29, 2015

Japanese-American Wartime Experience Focus of Anaheim Public Library Exhibit

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (Oct. 29, 2015) - The Anaheim Public Library Foundation on Nov. 10 will unveil a digital photo collection and a screening of the Emmy Award-winning documentary "The Legacy of Heart Mountain," inspired by photographs taken by A...

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Posted on: October 19, 2015

Former Anaheim City Council Member Frank Feldhaus Passes Away at 87

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (Oct. 19, 2015) — Former Anaheim City Council member and longtime Anaheim resident Frank Feldhaus passed away yesterday morning, the family announced. Feldhaus, who served in his elected position from 1992-1996 and again from 1998-2002...

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Posted on: October 14, 2015

Anaheim Quarterly Neighborhood Meetings Announced

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (Oct. 13, 2015) Attending an Anaheim Neighborhood Council meeting, held 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 local as...

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Posted on: October 12, 2015

Veterans to be Honored in Anaheim on Wednesday, Nov. 11 During Special Ceremony

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (Oct. 12, 2015) Our nation's veterans will be honored in a special ceremony hosted by the city of Anaheim on Veterans Day, Nov. 11, and the entire community is invited to attend the special event and offer thanks to those in attendance....

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Posted on: October 8, 2015

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

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

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Posted on: October 2, 2015

Anaheim Public Utilities Celebrates Public Power Week 2015

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (October 2, 2015)  Anaheim Public Utilities invites residents to celebrate Public Power Week with a special exhibition on Thursday, Oct. 8 at the Downtown Anaheim Farmers Market located on Center Street Promenade. The Public Power Week...

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Posted on: September 29, 2015

Students, Community to Connect with Nonprofits at Volunteer Fair

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Anaheim/OC Volunteer Fair

When: Oct. 1, 2015
Time: 3:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.• Where: ARTIC transit station
Address: 2626 E. Katella Ave., Anaheim • More info:anaheim.oc.volunteerfair@gmail.com
ANAHEIM, Calif. (Sept. 29, 2015) — More than 30 l...

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Posted on: September 25, 2015

Traffic Advisory in Anaheim for Friday, Sept. 25

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (September 25, 2015)  The City of Anaheim has issued the following traffic advisory for tonight, Sept. 25, for the areas in and surrounding Angel Stadium of Anaheim, Honda Center and the Anaheim Resort.

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Posted on: September 24, 2015

Anaheim Police Department Partners with Kaiser Permanente Orange County

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The Anaheim Police Department, in partnership with the Kaiser Permanente Orange County the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), is encouraging community members to participate in the 10th “National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day” on Saturday, September...Read on...

Posted on: September 21, 2015

Largest-Ever AlertOC Test Call to Reach 2.5 Million Residents Thursday

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (Sept. 21, 2015) - The City of Anaheim is partnering with the County of Orange to notify residents of the annual TEST of the AlertOC system on Thursday, Sept. 24, at 10 a.m. This will be a TEST only and identified as such.

AlertOC is Ora...

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Posted on: September 15, 2015

'One' District Boundary Map Selected

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ANAHEIM, Calif. - (Sept. 15, 2015) After months of conducting public meetings, reviewing more than 30 boundary maps and hearing testimony from dozens of residents, the Advisory Committee on Electoral Districts is set to meet and possibly approve a fina...

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Posted on: September 10, 2015

Traffic Advisory Friday, Sept. 11 Near Angel Stadium of Anaheim and Honda Center

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (September 10, 2015) The City of Anaheim is alerting commuters of increased traffic tomorrow evening, Sept. 11, near Angel Stadium of Anaheim and Honda Center.

  • The Angels will play the Houston Astros beginning at 7:05 p.m.

 

  • The Women of F...
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Posted on: September 8, 2015

Anaheim Cooling Centers Offer Relief from the Heat

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ANAHEIM, Calif. -- (September 8, 2015) With this week’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.
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Posted on: September 3, 2015

Temporary Road Closures in Anaheim September 4-6 for Disneyland Half Marathon

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (September 3, 2015)  Since 2006, Anaheim has been home to the Disneyland Half Marathon Weekend, one in a series of runDisney events held each year in and around the City.  Thousands of runners, joggers and fitness enthusiasts, both lo...

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Posted on: September 1, 2015

Anaheim issues commuter alert for construction in the Anaheim Resort

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (September 1, 2015) The city of Anaheim today issued a commuter alert for residents and guests traveling through the Anaheim Resort beginning early September through December 2015.

From Sept. 8 – Nov. 10*, Harbor Blvd. from Convention Way...

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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...

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.

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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...

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 8, 2015

Anaheim City Council Approves Entertainment Tax Policy

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ANAHEIM, CA - (July 8, 2015) - The Anaheim City Council approved an entertainment tax policy for the Disneyland Resort as Walt Disney Parks and Resorts evaluates a significant investment in its existing operations in the Anaheim Resort.

The policy, ado...

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Posted on: July 6, 2015

Join the Districting Conversation Create Your Own Boundary Maps

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ANAHEIM, CA - (July 6, 2015) - The City of Anaheim will continue to hold community meetings through September to solicit input and comments on refining the boundaries that will Shape Anaheim’s Future. Anaheim residents are encouraged to submit their ow...

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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 30, 2015

City Council Voting Districts Take Shape - Revisions continue through the Summer

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ANAHEIM, CA - (June 30, 2015) - Three draft voting district maps will be unveiled Wednesday as the City and community take the next step to shape Anaheim’s future.

The draft maps will be presented to the public and the Advisory Committee on Electora...

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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 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 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 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

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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.

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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...

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...

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 – Sun...Read on...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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

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...

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.

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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...