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ANAHEIM, CA - (October 24, 2013) - As the oldest and largest city in Orange County, there is a lot of interesting past, present and future information to learn and share about the City of Anaheim. Beginning tomorrow, Friday, Oct. 25, Anaheim’s Facebook page will launch Fun Fact Fridays on Facebook.

By liking the City of Anaheim’s Facebook page, you can be a part of the conversation, and share with others what makes Anaheim the center of Orange County. Your water cooler chat may go something like this:

“I’d love to learn more about our great city,” said Kate Rea.*
“Yes, there are many great tidbits to learn about Anaheim,” agreed Ella Rea.*

*Kate and Ella are not fictional characters, but were the daughters of the Rea family, early settlers of Anaheim. The family named their ranch “Katella Ranch” after their daughters. The original Anaheim wagon track was later named after them and is now Katella Ave.

There you have it … your sneak peek into Fun Fact Fridays on Facebook.

Join the Anaheim community on Facebook today. Not only will you learn the weekly fun facts about Anaheim, but you will also be staying up to date on timely news from the City of Anaheim, as it happens. Please visit Facebook.com/CityofAnaheim.

For more information on the City of Anaheim please visit Anaheim.net.

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ABOUT ANAHEIM –The City of Anaheim, founded in 1857, is one of the nation's premier municipalities and is one of California's most populous and most visited cities. Anaheim covers 50 square miles with more than 351,000 residents and more than 2,900 City employees. The municipal corporation's annual budget is $1.7 billion. Anaheim supports a thriving business community with companies such as: Carl Karcher Enterprises, Inc.; L-3 Communications; Pacific Sunwear; and Disneyland Resort. Successful sports franchises call Anaheim home, including: Angels Baseball; Anaheim Ducks; the U.S. Men's National Volleyball Team, and the 2012 Olympic Games Silver Medal winning U.S. Women's National Volleyball Team. Anaheim also boasts world-class meeting and entertainment venues with: The Anaheim Convention Center, LEED-certified and the largest on the west coast; Honda Center; City National Grove of Anaheim; Anaheim GardenWalk; Angel Stadium of Anaheim; and ARTIC (Anaheim Regional Transportation Intermodal Center). In addition, Anaheim embraces its vibrant cultural arts community, including the world-renowned Anaheim Ballet. Annually, Anaheim welcomes more than 20 million visitors to the City, truly making it where the world comes to live, work and play. For more information, please visit www.anaheim.net.


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Anaheim Anytime is available 24/7.  For questions regarding the City of Anaheim, simply dial 311 from any Anaheim-based landline phone or from (714) 765-4311 from a cell phone or any phone outside the city limits. Anaheim Anytime representatives are available from 7:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday - Friday. Recorded information and a voice mail box is also available 24/7.