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Posted on: September 25, 2020

Orange County’s Mayors: ‘Mask up to open up OC!’

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ORANGE COUNTY, Calif. (Sept. 25, 2020) — If you thought masks weren’t cool in Orange County, think again.

All of Orange County’s 34 mayors have teamed up to send a message to residents, businesses and visitors: “Mask...

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Posted on: September 22, 2020

One week left for Census 2020: Fill yours out today!

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (Sept. 22, 2020) — The deadline to fill out your Census 2020 form is Sept. 30, so be sure to get yours in on time.

There’s a lot at stake for Anaheim.

Each year, we see more than $100 million in federal funding for roads,...

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Posted on: September 17, 2020

Tracking coronavirus: Anaheim gives free masks to residents

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (Sept. 17, 2020) — Residents can get free face masks without leaving their car at Anaheim’s third drive-thru mask distribution event on Saturday, Sept. 26 from 8 a.m. to noon at Temple Beth Emet, 1770 W. Cerritos Ave.

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Posted on: September 16, 2020

Anaheim budget factors in coronavirus impacts while still serving community

ANAHEIM, Calif. (June 23, 2020) — Anaheim’s adopted budget for the next 12 months continues to provide for our community while reflecting the still unfolding impact of the coronavirus crisis on the city’s finances.

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Posted on: September 15, 2020

Tracking coronavirus: Anaheim to offer rebate for internet access

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (Sept. 15, 2020) — Starting next month, Anaheim residents can get help with their internet costs thanks to a new rebate program approved by the Anaheim City Council on Tuesday.

The Internet Access Rebate program will offer a rebat...

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Posted on: September 15, 2020

Tracking coronavirus: New testing hours at Anaheim Convention Center

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (Sept. 15, 2020) — No-cost COVID-19 testing will now be available on weekday evenings at Anaheim Convention Center.

Starting Sept. 22, testing will be available Tuesdays through Fridays from noon to 7 p.m. and on Saturdays from 8 ...

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Posted on: September 4, 2020

Anaheim to host virtual town hall meetings on Angels Baseball proposal

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (Sept. 14, 2020) — Anaheim will hold its final town hall meeting on a proposed final-stage plan for the future of Angels Baseball in Anaheim on Thursday, Sept. 24.

Part of the proposal was approved by the Planning Commission on We...

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Posted on: September 10, 2020

It’s your downtown. Join us in making it even better.

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (Sept. 10, 2020) — We’re all itching to get back to normal amid these trying times. Anaheim will get through this and come out better than ever. And we need your help! 

We have a vision to reimagine what we call...

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Posted on: September 4, 2020

Anaheim to host virtual town hall meetings on Angels Baseball proposal

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (Sept. 9, 2020) — Last week the city shared with the community a proposed final-stage plan for the future of Angels Baseball in Anaheim.

Part of the proposal will go before the Planning Commission on Wednesday, Sept. 9 and is expe...

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Posted on: August 28, 2020

Tracking coronavirus: Anaheim gives free masks to residents

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (Sept. 9, 2020) — Residents can get free face masks without leaving their car at a drive-thru mask distribution event.

The mask giveaway will be held Wednesday, Sept. 16 at Anaheim First Christian Church, 520 W. South St., from 4 ...

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Posted on: September 4, 2020

Anaheim to host virtual town hall meetings on Angels Baseball proposal

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (Sept. 4, 2020) — Today the city shared with the community a proposed final-stage plan for the future of Angels Baseball in Anaheim.

Part of the proposal will go before the Planning Commission on Wednesday, Sept. 9 and is expected...

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Posted on: September 4, 2020

Tracking coronavirus: Testing at Anaheim Convention Center continues through November

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (Sept. 4, 2020) — After two successful months of operating a no-cost, drive-thru COVID-19 testing site at the Anaheim Convention Center, Anaheim has partnered with the county of Orange to extend public testing through November.

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Posted on: August 28, 2020

Tracking coronavirus: Anaheim gives free masks to residents

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (Aug. 28, 2020) — Residents can get free face masks without leaving their car at Anaheim’s first-ever drive-thru mask distribution event.

The mask giveaway will be held Wednesday, Sept. 9 at Magnolia Baptist Church, 720 ...

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Posted on: August 11, 2020

Tracking coronavirus: Anaheim adds $4 million for community, business relief

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (Aug. 11, 2020) — The Anaheim City Council on Tuesday voted to spend an added $4 million to help residents and businesses impacted by the coronavirus crisis.

The money is set to go to help struggling renters stay in their homes an...

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Posted on: August 11, 2020

Anaheim affirms James Vanderpool as next city manager

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (Aug. 11, 2020) — Anaheim’s City Council has approved an employment agreement with James Vanderpool to serve as Anaheim’s next city manager. He will join Anaheim on Sept. 8.

“I strongly support Jim as...

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Posted on: July 14, 2020

Tracking coronavirus: Public testing available at Anaheim Convention Center

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (Aug. 4, 2020) — Anaheim residents and those across Orange County can get no-cost, drive-thru COVID-19 testing at the Anaheim Convention Center.

Testing appointments are available Tuesdays through Saturdays, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. ...

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Posted on: July 28, 2020

Construction set to begin on Maxwell Dog Park

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (July 28, 2020) — We’re moving forward with long-awaited plans for a dog park at Maxwell Park.

Work on the park is set to begin in August, following City Council approval on Tuesday of a construction contract for the pro...

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Posted on: July 14, 2020

Tracking coronavirus: Public testing starts Wednesday at Anaheim Convention Center

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (July 14, 2020) — Anaheim residents and those across Orange County will have access to drive-thru COVID-19 testing at the Anaheim Convention Center starting Wednesday, July 15.

Testing will be offered Wednesdays through Sundays fr...

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Posted on: June 30, 2020

Anaheim requires masks, face coverings

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (June 30, 2020) — Anaheim has issued a citywide face covering requirement to support California’s June 18 guidance on face coverings in public.

The Anaheim requirement, a binding order by our city manager under the city&...

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Posted on: June 12, 2020

Anaheim begins gradual reopening of City Hall

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (June 30, 2020) — After a nearly three-month closure, Anaheim began a gradual reopening of City Hall on June 15. 

Now open to the public for in-person services are the first and second floor of City Hall and the ...

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Posted on: June 23, 2020

Plan for Honda Center site includes shopping, dining, entertainment, parks

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (June 24, 2020) — A proposal from the Samueli Family, owners of the Anaheim Ducks and longtime operators of Honda Center, have come forward with a new proposal to develop a thriving hub of sports and entertainment around the aren...

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Posted on: June 23, 2020

Anaheim budget factors in coronavirus impacts while still serving community

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (June 23, 2020) — Anaheim’s adopted budget for the next 12 months continues to provide for our community while reflecting the still unfolding impact of the coronavirus crisis on the city’s finances.

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Posted on: June 23, 2020

Plan for Angel Stadium site includes renovated or new stadium, ballpark neighborhoods, more

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (June 23, 2020) — A proposed 30-year master plan for the 153 acres including Angel Stadium of Anaheim includes ballpark neighborhoods, parks and open spaces, dining, shopping, hotels and workplaces.

The plan also calls for renovat...

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Posted on: June 16, 2020

Tracking coronavirus: Emergency Rental Assistance Program

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (June 16, 2020) — Hundreds of Anaheim renters struggling with the economic impacts of the coronavirus crisis will soon receive assistance under Anaheim’s Community and Economic Recovery Plan.

Anaheim received nearly 900 ...

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Posted on: June 12, 2020

Anaheim begins gradual reopening of City Hall June 15

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (June 12, 2020) — Anaheim’s City Hall has been temporarily closed to the public since March 18, as we focused on addressing the coronavirus crisis and stemming the spread in our community. 

During this ...

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Posted on: June 9, 2020

Anaheim’s initial proposed budget factors in coronavirus impacts while still serving community

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (June 9, 2020) — Anaheim’s initial proposed budget for the upcoming 12 months continues to provide for our community while reflecting the potential impact of the coronavirus crisis on the city’s finan...

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Posted on: June 4, 2020

Tracking coronavirus: One shelter staff, resident test positive, no other cases

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (June 8, 2020) — One staff member and one resident at the La Mesa Emergency Shelter, a 102-bed facility run by Illumination Foundation, have tested positive for Covid-19, the infection caused by coronavirus.

The staff member is no...

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Posted on: June 4, 2020

Tracking coronavirus: One shelter staff, resident test positive, residents tested

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (June 4, 2020) — One staff member and one resident at the La Mesa Emergency Shelter, a 102-bed facility run by Illumination Foundation, have tested positive for Covid-19, the infection caused by coronavirus.

The staff member is no...

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Posted on: June 1, 2020

Citywide curfew lifted

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (June 4, 2020) — We are lifting Anaheim’s curfew starting Thursday, June 4.
We thank all those who have peacefully expressed themselves in our city and to those who will do so in days ahead.
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Posted on: June 1, 2020

Citywide curfew June 3 at 9 p.m.

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (June 3, 2020) — We thank all who have demonstrated peacefully in our city. 
Anaheim is again implementing a citywide curfew for June 3 starting at 9 p.m. Wednesday evening through Thursday morning at 5:30 a.m.
Those who a...
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Posted on: June 1, 2020

Citywide curfew June 2 at 9 p.m.

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (June 2, 2020) — Anaheim is implementing a citywide curfew starting tonight at 9 p.m. through tomorrow at 5:30 a.m.
Those who are traveling for work, who are giving or seeking emergency care, who are credentialed media or...
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Posted on: June 1, 2020

Citywide curfew June 1 at 6 p.m.

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (June 1, 2020) — Anaheim is implementing a citywide curfew starting tonight at 6 p.m. through tomorrow at 5:30 a.m.
Those who are traveling for work, who are giving or seeking emergency care, who are credentialed media or...
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Posted on: May 28, 2020

Tracking coronavirus: Anaheim offers help for struggling renters

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (May 28, 2020) — Anaheim renters struggling with the economic impacts of the coronavirus crisis can now apply for assistance under Anaheim’s Community and Economic Recovery Plan.

The Emergency Rental Assistance ...

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Posted on: May 18, 2020

Tracking coronavirus: Anaheim offers loans for struggling small businesses

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (May 18, 2020) — Anaheim small businesses struggling with the economic impacts of the coronavirus crisis can apply for a loan of up to $10,000 from the city of Anaheim to help retain employees, create jobs or meet day-to-day oper...

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Posted on: May 15, 2020

Tracking coronavirus: tennis, pickleball courts open

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (May 15, 2020) — Citywide tennis courts and pickleball courts open today, marking a welcome step in Anaheim’s gradual recovery during the coronavirus crisis.

Anaheim has tennis courts at the Anaheim Tennis Center on Stat...

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Posted on: May 15, 2020

Tracking coronavirus: tennis, pickleball courts open

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (May 15, 2020) — Citywide tennis courts and pickleball courts open today, marking a welcome step in Anaheim’s gradual recovery during the coronavirus crisis.

Anaheim has tennis courts at the Anaheim Tennis Center on Stat...

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Posted on: May 12, 2020

Tracking coronavirus: Anaheim honors 2020 graduates

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (May 12, 2020) — Anaheim will honor graduates and all promoting students of the class of 2020 from May 13 through May 30 at facilities throughout the city.

Many graduation and promotion ceremonies and celebrations have been postpo...

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Posted on: May 12, 2020

Anaheim approves timing changes for stadium process, speeding up $10M deposit, final close

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (May 12, 2020) — Anaheim’s City Council has approved timing changes for the next steps of the pending sale of Angel Stadium of Anaheim.

The changes approved Tuesday will move City Council consideration of follow-up agree...

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Posted on: March 26, 2020

Tracking coronavirus: Anaheim City Council approves emergency economic recovery plan

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (March 26, 2020) — The Anaheim City Council, in a special meeting Thursday, approved an economic recovery plan that could see up to $15 million in city spending to help seniors, the homeless, needy families and to promote busines...

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Posted on: May 5, 2020

Tracking coronavirus: Anaheim City Council allocates added funding for renters, community

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (May 5, 2020) — The Anaheim City Council on Tuesday allocated an added $1 million for nonprofits serving residents in need and directed $3 million in assistance to help struggling renters as part of the Anaheim Community and Econ...

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Posted on: May 5, 2020

Tracking coronavirus: reopening Anaheim businesses

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (May 5, 2020) — We know many businesses are eager to reopen, and Anaheim is eager to help you do so safely and responsibly.

In Anaheim and Orange County, we continue to follow the governor’s stay-at-home order, which is ...

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Posted on: April 28, 2020

Tracking coronavirus: Food resources

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (April 28, 2020) — Anaheim is providing free grab and go meals and food bags for seniors and families in need during the coronavirus crisis.

Anaheim Community Services is partnering with Meals on Wheels OC, Renewable Farms, and Se...

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Posted on: April 28, 2020

Cannabis: What do you think?

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (April 28, 2020) — The question of what to do about cannabis has been one Anaheim has faced for years.

As it is now, city regulations prohibit the sale, commercial cultivation and processing of recreational or medical cannabis in ...

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Posted on: April 21, 2020

Anaheim makes city manager change

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (April 21, 2020) — Anaheim’s City Council on Tuesday voted to make a change in the city manager position.

Chris Zapata, who has held the position since July 2018, is stepping down.

Greg Garcia, Anaheim’s deputy ...

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Posted on: April 10, 2020

Tracking coronavirus: A different Easter and Passover celebration

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (April 10, 2020) — Anaheim wishes everyone a happy Easter and joyous Passover.We know things are really different this year.Even so, we hope you have a great time with loved ones this weekend, celebrating in a way that works for ...

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Posted on: April 8, 2020

Tracking coronavirus: 49 shelter beds added for homeless women

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (April 8, 2020) — Anaheim is adding 49 beds for homeless women in a temporary shelter operated by The Salvation Army at its Anaheim thrift store site.

The temporary shelter is scheduled to open by Friday, April 10, and operate for...

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Posted on: March 31, 2020

Update: Shelter residents test negative after two staff members contract COVID-19

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (March 31, 2020) — Follow-up tests of 34 residents at the Anaheim Emergency Shelter, a 224-bed facility run by The Salvation Army, have tested negative for COVID-19 after two staff members were found to have the infection caused ...

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Posted on: March 25, 2020

Tracking coronavirus: Anaheim Convention Center update

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (March 25, 2020) — Anaheim Convention Center, owned and operated by the city of Anaheim, remains closed to the public while staff continues to work to reschedule events, book events for 2021 and beyond and play a leading...

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Posted on: March 24, 2020

Tracking coronavirus: City Council approves emergency eviction moratorium

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (March 24, 2020) — The Anaheim City Council Tuesday approved an urgency ordinance putting in place an emergency moratorium on residential and commercial evictions for those impacted by the coronavirus outbreak.

The City C...

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Posted on: March 19, 2020

Tracking coronavirus: City Council to consider measure for impacted renters, businesses, landlords

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (March 23, 2020) — At the direction of Anaheim Mayor Harry Sidhu, the City Council will consider a measure to address impacted renters, business tenants and residential and commercial landlords at its teleconference meeting on Tu...

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Posted on: March 19, 2020

Tracking coronavirus: City Council to hold virtual meeting March 24

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (March 19, 2020) — The Anaheim City Council will hold its regular meeting by teleconference on Tuesday, March 24, at 5 p.m.

The teleconference meeting allows for social distancing among council members, staff and the public in acc...

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Posted on: March 18, 2020

Tracking coronavirus: Relaxed parking enforcement

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (March 18, 2020) —  As all of Anaheim comes together to address coronavirus, we are relaxing some enforcement of parking violations, including street sweeping, through March 31 (with the date being subject to update).
We ...
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Posted on: March 17, 2020

Tracking coronavirus: City Hall virtual services during closure

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (March 17, 2020) — With the temporarily closure of City Hall and Anaheim West Tower at least through March 31, Anaheim will continue to provide critical and essential services for residents, businesses and visitors.

City services,...

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Posted on: March 16, 2020

Tracking coronavirus: City Hall closed to the public

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (March 16, 2020) — Out of an abundance of caution, Anaheim is temporarily closing City Hall and Anaheim West Tower to the public starting March 18, at least through March 31.

City employees will still be on hand working to maintai...

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Posted on: March 16, 2020

Tracking coronavirus: City Council to hold emergency, virtual meeting March 16

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (March 16, 2020) — The Anaheim City Council will hold an emergency meeting by teleconference today, March 16, at 5 p.m.

The Council will consider a resolution proclaiming a local emergency for the city of Anaheim in the face of th...

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Posted on: March 10, 2020

Tracking coronavirus: Big West basketball update

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (March 10, 2020) — The Big West Conference for men’s and women’s college basketball announced Tuesday that it will play upcoming games in Anaheim without spectators.

The games are set for Thursday through Satur...

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Posted on: March 9, 2020

Tracking coronavirus: Anaheim Convention Center update

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (March 9, 2020) — Anaheim Convention Center, owned and operated by the city of Anaheim, is closely tracking the coronavirus outbreak while following California guidelines and public health best practices for ongoing events.

At thi...

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Posted on: March 3, 2020

Tracking coronavirus: Orange County update

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (March 3, 2020) — The Orange County Health Care Agency, which serves Anaheim and rest of our county, has reported two presumptive cases of coronavirus infection and is awaiting confirmation of testing results from the federal Cen...

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Posted on: February 27, 2020

Tracking coronavirus: Anaheim ready

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (Feb. 27, 2020) — While there are no coronavirus cases reported in our city, Anaheim continues to monitor the outbreak, consult with partner agencies and ready plans should we see cases here.

Precaution and preparation are always ...

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Posted on: February 26, 2020

Changes coming to City Hall security: metal screening

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (Feb. 26, 2020) — Starting on March 2, Anaheim will begin enhanced security screening at City Hall.

The new safety measures include security screening for all visitors to City Hall at both the front entrance and at the pedestrian ...

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Posted on: February 25, 2020

Tracking coronavirus: no Anaheim cases

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (Feb. 25, 2020) — Anaheim continues to follow the global coronavirus outbreak with no cases reported in our city.

We are in contact with the Orange County Health Care Agency, tracking a federal proposal to bring patients to Costa ...

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Posted on: February 11, 2020

Anaheim approves Senior Safety Net program for seniors struggling with housing costs

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (Feb. 11, 2020) — Anaheim seniors struggling with housing costs can get emergency help and up to a year of rent assistance under a $645,000 pilot program approved by Anaheim’s City Council on Tuesday.

The Senior Safety N...

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Posted on: February 11, 2020

Anaheim magazine winter 2020: Census 2020, Miss Anaheim Beautiful, the Big A

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (Feb. 11, 2020) — The latest issue of Anaheim magazine features a story about Census 2020, our once-in-ten-years count of the American population.

There’s a lot at stake for Anaheim. Each year, we see more than $100 mill...

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Posted on: February 7, 2020

Anaheim opens eighth and largest skate park for kids of Romneya neighborhood

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (Feb. 7, 2020) — The kids of the Romneya neighborhood in north Anaheim are dropping in and grinding at our newest and largest skate park at Manzanita Park.

The 12,000-square-foot skate park, which kids have been breaking in since ...

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Posted on: February 5, 2020

Coronavirus: no Anaheim cases

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (Feb. 5, 2020) — Anaheim is following the global coronavirus outbreak with no cases reported in our city.

As a major visitor city, we are watching developments in California, the nation and across the globe.

We are in regu...

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Posted on: February 4, 2020

Anaheim extends leadership on homelessness, expands partnership with Salvation Army shelter

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (Feb. 4, 2020) — Some 100 additional temporary homeless shelter beds are set to open in Anaheim in the next four months as part of Anaheim’s ongoing effort to address homelessness.

The City Council on Tuesday approved ex...

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Posted on: January 30, 2020

Anaheim extends leadership on homelessness; mayor’s ad hoc committee recommends added shelter beds

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (Jan. 30, 2020) — Some 100 new temporary shelter beds could open in Anaheim in the next four months as part of Anaheim’s ongoing effort to address homelessness.

An ad hoc committee led by Mayor Harry Sidhu and including ...

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Posted on: January 21, 2020

OC Black History Parade celebrates 40 years

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (Jan. 21, 2020) — Celebrate 40 years of commemorating the history and contributions of African Americans in Orange County on Saturday, Feb. 1 at the annual Orange County Black History Parade & Cultural Faire in downtown Anahe...

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Posted on: December 20, 2019

Anaheim approves historic sale agreement for Angel Stadium site

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (Dec. 20, 2019) — The Anaheim City Council today approved a purchase and sale agreement for 153 acres of land including and around Angel Stadium of Anaheim as the first step in a three-step proposal for the future of baseball in the city.

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Posted on: December 16, 2019

Anaheim Council to consider first step in Angels proposal Dec. 20

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (Dec. 16, 2019) — The Anaheim City Council will publicly consider a purchase and sale agreement for 153 acres of land around and including Angel Stadium of Anaheim at a special meeting on Dec. 20 at 2 p.m. in the Council Chambers...

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Posted on: December 11, 2019

Big A 2050: informational open house

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (Dec. 11, 2019) — You can learn more about the proposal for the future of baseball in Anaheim at a drop-in, informational open house.

  • When: Saturday, Dec. 14
  • Where: ARTIC, the Anaheim Regional Transportation Intermodal Center
  • Address: 2626 E....
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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. 

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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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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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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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Posted on: January 14, 2019

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

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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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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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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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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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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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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’

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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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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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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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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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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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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.

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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: 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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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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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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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.

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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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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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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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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.

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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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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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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: 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 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.

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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.

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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...

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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...

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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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