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    Anaheim Hosts American FootGolf League California Qualifier

    FootGolf, a fun mix of golf and soccer, gets competitive this weekend at Dan Miller Golf Course. Read on...
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    Anaheim Convention Center Awarded LEED Gold Certification

    The Anaheim Convention Center, the largest convention center on the West Coast, has been awarded LEED Gold certification, a designation reserved for the world’s highest performing and most sustainable buildings. Read on...
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    Summer Rec Classes Mean Summer Fun!

    Registration is now open for residents to sign up for fun and affordable summer classes offered by the city of Anaheim. Read on...
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    Anaheim Public Utilities, Angels Baseball team up for water awareness month

    In celebration of May as Water Awareness Month, Angels Baseball will be honoring 24 young artists of Anaheim Public Utilities’ 26th Annual Water Conservation Poster Contest. Read on...
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    K-9 Monument Dedication to Honor Anaheim's Finest

    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. Read on...
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    Construction Alert — April 11-13, 2016

    Evening Lane Closure: Eastbound Katella, between West Street and Hotel Way Read on...
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    Summer Rec Classes Mean Summer Fun!

    Registration is now open for residents to sign up for fun and affordable summer classes offered by the city of Anaheim. Read on...
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    Anaheim Restaurants Named Among County’s Best

    Two Anaheim restaurants were named among Orange County’s top 10 best new restaurants in the April edition of Orange Coast magazine. Read on...
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    Public Invited to Learn More About the Anaheim Streetcar

    The city of Anaheim invites the community to an information meeting about the proposed Anaheim Rapid Connection streetcar project. Read on...
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    K-9 Monument Dedication Honors Anaheim's Finest

    Life-size bronze statue honors K-9 officers' work to protect lives and keep our city safe Read on...
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    Anaheim's Free Compost Giveaway

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

    ANAHEIM, Calif. (March 9, 2016) Anaheim's annual health fair will celebrate its 10th anniversary Read on...
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    Is March the month for El Niño?

    Anaheim awoke to a taste of El Niño Monday with cold, windy and occasionally heavy rain. Read on...
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    Enjoy the nice weather, but El Niño still in the forecast

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

    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. Read on...
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    Residents Gather for Neighborhood Clean-Up Event

    Anaheim residents are partnering with Anaheim Beautiful, the Anaheim Rotary Club and city staff this Saturday for a neighborhood clean-up event on Feb. 27 in the Balsam-Curtis area. Read on...
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    Anaheim Short-Term Rentals Workshop Set for Tuesday, Feb. 23

    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, rental operators and city staff on future rules and regulations. Read on...
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    Anaheim City Council Unanimously Approves Districting Map

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

    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. Read on...
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    Upcoming freeway closure information, courtesy of Caltrans

    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. Read on...
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    Anaheim celebrates Black History Month

    ANAHEIM, Calif. (Feb. 2, 2016) - The streets of downtown Anaheim will be filled with African-American pride and celebration on Feb. 6 as the 36th annual Orange County Black History Month Parade & Faire comes to town. Read on...
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    Anaheim Special Event Financial Support — Apply Now!

    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. Read on...
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    ARTIC Awarded California's Highest Environmental Honor

    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. Read on...
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    Temporary Anaheim road closures this weekend for Star Wars Half Marathon

    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. Read on...
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    Between storms, check your home

    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. Read on...
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    Rain is here, and so are sandbags

    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. Read on...
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    Winter weather is coming - are you ready?

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

    Read on...
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    Skate Park Groundbreaking Kicks Off $15 Million Renovation of Ponderosa Park

    ANAHEIM, Calif. (Dec. 8, 2015) - City leaders and community members took part in a ceremonial groundbreaking of Ponderosa Park Read on...
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    Celebrate the Howwwl-O-Days at La Palma Dog Park

    ANAHEIM, Calif. (Dec. 7, 2015) - A fun new family event is planned for Anaheim's La Palma Dog Park Read on...
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    Tree lighting events in Anaheim this weekend

    Attending a tree lighting ceremony with family and friends is a fun and festive way to kick off the holiday season Read on...
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    Anaheim survey provides an opportunity to share opinions on short-term rentals

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

    ANAHEIM, Calif. (Nov. 12, 2015) The 2015 Avengers Half Marathon Weekend is taking place Friday, Nov. 13 - Sunday, Nov. 15 Read on...
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    ARTIC educational 3D video on display for limited engagement

    ANAHEIM, Calif. (Nov. 2, 2015) - Glasses-free 3D technology transforms this free movie-going experience at the Anaheim Regional Transportation Intermodal Center Read on...
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    Japanese-American Wartime Experience Focus of Anaheim Public Library Exhibit

    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" Read on...
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    Former Anaheim City Council Member Frank Feldhaus Passes Away at 87

    ANAHEIM, Calif. (Oct. 19, 2015) — Former Anaheim City Council member and longtime Anaheim resident Frank Feldhaus passed away yesterday morning. Read on...
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    Anaheim Quarterly Neighborhood Meetings Announced

    ANAHEIM, Calif. (Oct. 13, 2015) Attending an Anaheim Neighborhood Council meeting is an optimal way for residents to learn local as well as citywide information. Read on...
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    Veterans to be Honored in Anaheim on Wednesday, Nov. 11 During Special Ceremony

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

    ANAHEIM, Calif. (October 8, 2015) The summer season may be behind us, but warm weather is still in the forecast. Read on...
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    Anaheim Public Utilities Celebrates Public Power Week 2015

    ANAHEIM, Calif. (October 2, 2015) Anaheim Public Utilities invites residents to celebrate Public Power Week with a special exhibition on Thursday, Oct. 8 Read on...
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    Students, Community to Connect with Nonprofits at Volunteer Fair

    ANAHEIM, Calif. (Sept. 29, 2015) — More than 30 leading nonprofits are coming together to showcase ways to volunteer and make a difference Read on...
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    Traffic Advisory in Anaheim for Friday, Sept. 25

    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. Read on...
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    Anaheim Police Department Partners with Kaiser Permanente Orange County

    The Anaheim Police Department, in partnership with the Kaiser Permanente Orange County the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), is encouraging community members to participate... Read on...
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    Largest-Ever AlertOC Test Call to Reach 2.5 Million Residents Thursday

    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 Read on...
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    'One' District Boundary Map Selected

    ANAHEIM, Calif. - (Sept. 15, 2015) Advisory Committee set to act on final report, boundary plan for Anaheim City Council. After months of conducting public meetings Read on...
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    Traffic Advisory Friday, Sept. 11 Near Angel Stadium of Anaheim and Honda Center

    ANAHEIM, Calif. (September 10, 2015) The City of Anaheim is alerting commuters of increased traffic tomorrow evening, Sept. 11, near Angel Stadium Read on...
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    Anaheim Cooling Centers Offer Relief from the Heat

    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. Read on...
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    Three Proposed District Maps Are Focus of Anaheim's Historic Election Update Process

    ANAHEIM, Calif. -- (Sept. 4, 2015) The focus on maps representing proposed Anaheim City Council voting districts has Read on...
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    Temporary Road Closures in Anaheim September 4-6 for Disneyland Half Marathon

    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. Read on...
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    Anaheim issues commuter alert for construction in the Anaheim Resort

    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 Read on...
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    Anaheim Debuts Redesigned Website With Easier Navigation, Quick Access To Resident Services

    The new Anaheim.net delivers quick access to the most sought-after links, an enhanced search feature and an updated design for improved navigation. Read on...
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    Rescheduled due to last month’s rain Anaheim Battle of the Bands to Take Place this Saturday at Pear

    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. Read on...
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    Committee Moves Ahead in Shaping Anaheim’s Six Voting Districts

    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. Read on...
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    Anaheim Mayor Joins U.S. Conference of Mayors, Major League Baseball for Play Ball Initiative 200 An

    ANAHEIM, CA - (August 21, 2015) - In Anaheim, it’s time to Play Ball. Mayor Tom Tait has embraced an initiative by the U.S. Conference of Mayors and Major League Baseball to teach youth baseball skills and encourage fun.

    Read on...
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    Summertime is mosquito season – be aware and be prepared

    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 Read on...
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    Anaheim Cooling Centers Offer Relief from the Heat

    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. Read on...
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    ARTIC food and dining establishment plans are moving forward

    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 store Read on...
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    ARTIC Project Named APWA 2015 Public Works Project of the Year

    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). Read on...
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    Free Summer Concerts at Pearson Park

    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. Read on...
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    Anaheim City Council Appoints Emery as City Manager

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

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

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

    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). Read on...
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    Anaheim Quarterly Neighborhood Services Meetings Announced for July

    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 Read on...
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    Anaheim City Council Approves Entertainment Tax Policy

    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 Read on...
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    Join the Districting Conversation Create Your Own Boundary Maps

    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. Read on...
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    Traffic Advisory Today Near Honda Center for Dalai Lama Visit

    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 Read on...

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

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

    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 Read on...
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    Media Advisory: City Council To Consider Entertainment Tax Policy

    ANAHEIM, CA - (June 25, 2015) - The Anaheim City Council is expected to consider an entertainment tax policy for the Disneyland Resort at its July 7 meeting as Walt Disney Parks and Resorts evaluates a significant investment in its existing operations in Read on...
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    Fourth of July Safe and Sane Fireworks Available in Anaheim for First Time in 30 Years Sales and usa

    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 Read on...

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    Anaheim City Council Approves Hotel Incentive Program

    The Anaheim City Council tonight approved a resolution establishing a Hotel Incentive Program to encourage the development of four-diamond-quality hotels and the renovation of existing properties to four-diamond quality. Read on...
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    Anaheim City Council Approves Balanced Budget for Fiscal Year 2015/16

    Increases to General Fund allocations and Capital Improvement Plan support emphasis on public safety, community outreach and encouraging business growth. Read on...
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    ANAHEIM HONORS FLAG DAY WITH NEW HOMETOWN HEROES VIDEO AND COMMUNITY EVENT

    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. Read on...
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    ANAHEIM/OC JOB FAIR AND EXPO TO FEATURE MORE THAN 200 EMPLOYERS AND 3,500 JOBS Free June 17 event

    The economy is improving, and with that comes available jobs.  The 2015 Anaheim/OC Job Fair and Expo at the Anaheim Convention Center will host its 7th annual event of not only connecting job seekers with potential employers, Read on...
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    Outreach Campaign Invites Residents to ‘Shape Anaheim’s Future’

    ANAHEIM, CA - (June 5, 2015) - The City of Anaheim is under way with a broad community outreach campaign for residents to help draw six City Council voting district boundaries that will shape Anaheim Read on...
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    Outreach Campaign Invites Residents to ‘Shape Anaheim’s Future’ (Spanish)

    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 partir de 2016. Read on...
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    ANAHEIM PUBLIC UTILITIES HOSTS THE 2015 SAVE WATER EXPO

    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 Read on...
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    RESIDENTS ENCOURAGED TO HELP DESIGN DISTRICT SHAPES

    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 Read on...
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    CITY OF ANAHEIM PREVAILS IN SUIT BROUGHT BY OCCORD, CHALLENGING GARDENWALK ECONOMIC ASSISTANCE AGREE

    Today, the Orange County Superior Court unequivocally rejected the false allegations brought by a special interest group known as OCCORD and its lawyer Cory Briggs, who used litigation as a weapon to stymie economic growth in Anaheim Read on...
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    ANAHEIM HONORS MEMORIAL DAY WITH LAUNCH OF HOMETOWN HEROES VIDEO SERIES

    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 Hometown Heroes video series. Read on...
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    TRAFFIC ADVISORY FOR THE ANAHEIM RESORT BEGINNING EARLY FRIDAY MORNING THRU THE WEEKEND, FOR THE DIS

    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 its 60th anniversary Read on...
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    ANAHEIM CITY COUNCIL LIMITS LANDSCAPE WATERING TO TWO DAYS A WEEK

    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. Read on...
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    JUDGES SET COMMUNITY MEETING DATES FOR THE PROCESS OF SHAPING ANAHEIM’S FUTURE CITY COUNCIL DISTRICT

    During the first organizational meeting to gather input on drawing Anaheim’s City Council voting boundaries, the Advisory Committee set the first series of community meeting dates. Read on...
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    ANAHEIM PUBLIC WORKS DIRECTOR NATALIE MEEKS NAMED APWA 2015 TOP TEN PUBLIC WORKS LEADER

    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 Read on...
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    ANAHEIM AND CHICAGO MAYORS ENGAGE IN FRIENDLY WAGER DURING NHL PLAYOFFS

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

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

    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 – Sunday, May 7-10 Read on...
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    May the 4th Be With You!

    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 on this very special day, May 4th. Read on...
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    Anaheim and Calgary Mayors Engage in Friendly Wager During NHL Playoffs

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

    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 Read on...
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    Anaheim Approves New City Planning Director

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

    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 Read on...
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    Cinco De Mayo

    ANAHEIM, CA - (April 27, 2015) - Food, games, carnival rides and music will be part of the annual family-friendly Cinco de Mayo Fiesta and Carnival in Anaheim, taking place April 30 – May 3 at La Palma Park in Anaheim. Read on...
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    ANAHEIM CONVENTION CENTER BREAKS GROUND ON SEVENTH EXPANSION

    ANAHEIM, CA - (April 21, 2015) - The City of Anaheim today broke ground on the seventh expansion to the world-famous Anaheim Convention Center,  for a significant construction project that will add more meeting space, more economic impact Read on...
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    REMEMBERING JACKIE ROBINSON’S VISIT TO ANAHEIM, ON MLB’S JACKIE ROBINSON DAY

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

    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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  98. TEST OF THE ALERT OC SYSTEM SCHEDULED FOR TUESDAY, APRIL 7, 2015

    ANAHEIM, CA - (April 6, 2015) - Anaheim residents will receive a TEST call of the emergency notification system, AlertOC, on Tuesday, April 7 at 3 p.m. This will be a TEST only, and identified as such Read on...
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    DUI/Drivers’ LicenseCheckpoint Friday, July 22, 2016

    Anaheim, CA – The Anaheim Police Department Traffic Unit will be conducting a DUI/Drivers’ License Checkpoint on July 22, 2016, at Magnolia Avenue and Crescent Avenue between the hours of 8:00 P.M. and 3:00 A.M. Read on...
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    APD to Hold Press Conference Regarding the In-Custody Death of Fermin Valenzuela

    Chief Raul Quezada will hold a press conference this afternoon at 4:30 pm Read on...
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    Statement from Anaheim Police Chief Raul Quezada

    ANAHEIM, CA - On July 2nd, Anaheim Police Officers contacted Mr. Fermin Vincent Valenzuela while responding to a call of a man who had followed a woman home. Read on...
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    Anaheim Police Sponsor Gun Buy Back

    ANAHEIM, CA – Today, Saturday, July 9, 2016, the Anaheim Police Department sponsored a Gun Buy Back at La Palma Park. The Police Department offered a $100 gift card, per firearm. Read on...
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    Suspect Arrested in Anaheim with Stolen Property Connected to Anaheim Storage Burglaries

    ANAHEIM, CA – On Thursday, July 7, 2016, detectives from the Anaheim Police Department arrested Paul Muna, 30, in West Anaheim Read on...
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    Anaheim Police Sponsor Gun Buy Back This Saturday

    This Saturday, July 9, 2016, the Anaheim Police Department will hold a gun buy back at La Palma Park. Read on...
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    Suspect who fought with Officers Suffered Medical Emergency

    ANAHEIM, CA - On July 2, 2016 at 9:15 am, Anaheim Police Department received a call of a suspicious male... Read on...
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    Attempted Bank Robbery Suspect Arrested After Brief Standoff

    ANAHEIM, CA – A suspected bank robber was arrested this morning after a nearly one hour standoff. Read on...
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    Community Tip Leads to Seizure of Nearly 600 Pounds of Dangerous Fireworks

    Last night, acting on a tip from a member of the community regarding the sale of dangerous fireworks, Anaheim Police Crime Task Force investigators completed a probation search at a residence in the 1500 block of E. Benmore Lane. Read on...
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    Anaheim Police to Honor Twelve Anaheim Youths for Doing the Right Thing

    Tomorrow, Friday, June 24, 2016, at 11:00 A.M., the Anaheim Police Department will recognize twelve Anaheim youths who demonstrated they will do the right thing! Read on...
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    DUI/Drivers’ License Checkpoint Friday, June 17, 2016

    Anaheim, CA – The Anaheim Police Department Traffic Unit will be conducting a DUI/Drivers’ License Checkpoint on June 17, 2016 Read on...
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    Vehicle Burglary Suspect Shot in Anaheim Hills

    ANAHEIM, CA – At about 05:08 a.m. on June 6, 2016, Anaheim Police responded to the 100 block of S. Eucalyptus Drive Read on...
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    Anaheim Police Chief Warns Protestors There Is No Place for Violence in Anaheim

    In advance of today’s scheduled political rally by Presidential Candidate Donald Trump at the Anaheim Convention Center, Police Chief Raul Quezada warns protestors there is no room for violence in Anaheim. Read on...
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    Presidential Candidate Visits to Anaheim Convention Center

    ANAHEIM, Calif. (May 23, 2016) - In an effort to facilitate media access to the Anaheim Convention Center for the planned visits of Presidential Candidates Bernie Sanders on Tuesday, May 24, 2016 and Donald Trump on Wednesday, May 25, 2016, the... Read on...
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    New “Coast to Coast” Seat Belt Enforcement Effort Aims to Increase Click It or Ticket

    Anaheim CA – From May 23 to June 5, 2016, local law enforcement personnel will participate in the national Click It or Ticket campaign Read on...
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    FIRE & RESCUE’S PROMOTION AND GRADUATION CEREMONY

    This morning, Anaheim Fire & Rescue recognized 15 fire service professionals and welcomed 12 new Firefighter/Paramedics Read on...
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    Anaheim Police Department Announces the Passing of K9 Bruno

    ANAHEIM, CA – It is with great sadness the Anaheim Police Department announces the passing of K9 Bruno at 5:55 am this morning. Read on...
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    Third Alarm Fire Damages Multiple Units in Senior Living Apartment Complex

    ANAHEIM, CA – At 11:35 pm Tuesday night, Anaheim Fire & Rescue responded to a residential structure fire in the 1700 block of N. Community Drive in Anaheim. Read on...
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    Suspect Identified in Peralta Canyon Park Homicide

    ANAHEIM, CA – Anaheim Police Homicide Detectives have announced the arrest of a suspect in Thursday afternoon’s shooting death... Read on...
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    Internet Sexual Predator Arrested in Anaheim Sting Operation

    ANAHEIM, CA – In March 2016, APD Sexual Assault detectives investigated a report of a 13 year old girl who had been sexually assaulted... Read on...
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    Residential Burglary Arrest – Update

    ANAHEIM, CA – On April 5, 2016, Jonas McClanahan was arrested at his Whittier home... Read on...
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    Two Suspects Arrested in Separate Pharmacy Burglaries

    On Friday, April 8, 2016, detectives from the Anaheim Police Department Burglary/Auto Theft Detail, along with investigators from the Vice Detail and Crime Task Force arrested Joey Baldovinos, 20, at his... Read on...
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    Suspect Arrested in Whittier with Property Stolen in Anaheim Hills Residential Burglary

    ANAHEIM, CA – A 12 week investigation into an Anaheim Hills residential burglary has resulted in an arrest and the recovery of tens of thousands of dollars of stolen property. Read on...
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    Suspect Arrested in Anaheim Pipe Bomb Incidents

    In November and December of 2015, three separate pipe bomb incidents were reported in Anaheim. The first incident occurred on November 13, 2015 at the Lowe’s store in the 1500 block of N. Lemon in Anaheim. Read on...
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    ANAHEIM GANG INVESTIGATION RESULTS IN 5 FEDERAL INDICTMENTS AND 29 CRIMINAL COMPLAINTS

    On Wednesday March 23, 2016 the Anaheim Police Department, with the assistance of the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms (ATF), and U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Homeland Security.... Read on...
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    HELP ANAHEIM BE MORE RESILIENT IN THE EVENT OF A DISASTER

    Public is encouraged to review and provide feedback to City’s Hazard Mitigation Plan by April 8, 2016 Read on...
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    Loara High School Threat

    Late Friday afternoon the Anaheim Police Department was made aware of threats made to Loara High School via the OGLE application. An investigation was launched immediately, which continued through the night and ultimately led to the arrest of a 15 year... Read on...
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    ANAHEIM FIRE & RESCUE ANNOUNCES NEW LEADERSHIP STAFF FOR COMMUNITY RISK REDUCTION DIVISON

    Deputy Chief Rusty Coffelt together with new team members comprise one of Anaheim Fire’s key divisions. Read on...
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    DUI/Drivers’ License Checkpoint Saturday March 19, 2016

    Anaheim, CA – The Anaheim Police Department Traffic Unit will be conducting a DUI/Drivers’ License Checkpoint Read on...
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    Anaheim Fire & Rescue to Use Cold Smoke for Wildland Fire Training

    Beginning Monday, March 14, 2016, Anaheim Fire & Rescue will engage in wildland fire training to prepare for the approaching wildland fire season. Read on...
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    Takeover Robbery Suspect Shot in Officer Involved Shooting

    ANAHEIM, CA – Shortly after 2:00 pm on Sunday afternoon, the Anaheim Police Communications Center received a 9-1-1 call from inside the Subway restaurant Read on...
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    Anaheim Murder Suspect Featured on America’s Most Wanted Arrested after Four Year Manhunt

    ANAHEIM, CA - On January 17, 1998, California Corrections Officer Elizabeth Begaren was brutally murdered on the on ramp to the eastbound 91 freeway Read on...
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    Update to KKK Protest Violence

    ANAHEIM, CA – Detectives from the Anaheim Police Department Homicide/Major Assaults Detail have been working around the clock to determine the facts surrounding the violence Read on...
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    12 Arrested After Violence Erupts at Pearson Park Protest.

    ANAHEIM, CA - At approximately 12:10 pm on Saturday, violence erupted when six suspected members of the Ku Klux Klan (KKK) arrived on the south side of Pearson Park Read on...
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    Suspect Arrested in Gang-Related Shooting at Taco Bell

    ANAHEIM, CA – On Tuesday February 16, 2016 just after 5:00 pm, Anaheim police officers responded to a call of a shooting in the parking lot of the Taco Bell Read on...
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    One Juvenile and Two 19 Year Old Human Trafficking Victims Rescued

    ANAHEIM, CA - On Wednesday, February 10, 2016, The Orange County Human Trafficking Task Force (OCHTTF) received information from concerned family members Read on...
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    Neighbor’s Observations Lead to Arrest of Package Thieves

    ANAHEIM, CA – On January 20, 2016, Detectives from the Anaheim Police Department’s Burglary/Auto Theft Detail arrested two suspects for grand theft. Read on...
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    Butane Honey Oil Extraction Discovered in Burned Condominium

    At approximately 11:40 p.m. last night, Anaheim Fire & Rescue received multiple calls of a garage fire in the 2000 block of W. Blue Violet Court. Read on...
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    ORANGE COUNTY HUMAN TRAFFICKING TASK FORCE

    The Orange County Human Trafficking Task Force (OCHTTF) recently received information from the Fresno Police Department regarding a female juvenile who was a runaway and was possibly the victim of human trafficking in Orange County. Read on...
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    SWIFT WATER RESCUE DRILL PLANNED FOR ORANGE COUNTY FIRE AGENCIES

    ANAHEIM, Calif. (January 12, 2016) – Anaheim Fire & Rescue, along with many other Orange County fire agencies will be participating in a large scale Swift Water Rescue drill along the Santa Ana Riverbed on Wednesday January 13, 2016. Read on...
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    ANAHEIM FIRE & RESCUE JOINS ORANGE COUNTY CONSERVATION CORPS TO REDUCE RISK OF

    ANAHEIM, Calif. (Jan. 12, 2016) - Anaheim Fire & Rescue is pleased to announce a collaboration with Orange County Conservation Corps (OCCC) for the removal and thinning of vegetation Read on...
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    Anaheim Police Seek Public’s Help in Identifying Package Theft Suspects

    The Anaheim Police Department is asking the public to help identify the below pictured suspects and suspect vehicle. These suspects have been involved in multiple package thefts in the Anaheim Hills area. Read on...
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    DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint Saturday December 26, 2015

    Anaheim, CA – The Anaheim Police Department Traffic Unit will be conducting a DUI/Drivers’ License Checkpoint on 12/26/15, at 1100 N. Euclid St. between the hours of 8 P.M. and 2:30 A.M. Read on...
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    Road Closures Due to Smoke from Mulch Fire

    ANAHEIM, CA - Anaheim Fire & Rescue has been receiving multiple calls regarding a possible fire in the area of Broadway and Manchester in Anaheim. Read on...
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    Insurance Services Office Designates City of Anaheim as a Class 1 City

    Anaheim Fire & Rescue receives highest designation available

    The city of Anaheim and Anaheim Fire & Rescue are proud to announce our designation as a Class 1 City by the Insurance Service Office, the highest possible rating for a municipality. Read on...
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    23rd Annual Spark of Love Stuff-A-Bus Coming to Honda Center

    Firefighters from all 11 fire departments of Orange County’s fire service agencies together with ABC 7, will be collecting toys and sports equipment this Friday, December 18 to make this holiday season special for those in need. Read on...
  47. Anaheim Police Seek Public’s Help in Identifying Home Invasion Robbery Suspects

    On December 10, 2015 at approximately 9:45 am, a black vehicle believed to be a 2000-2003 BMW 330ci stopped in front of a residence in the 200 block of S. Hillcrest in Anaheim Hills. Read on...
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    Anaheim Detectives Arrest Suspect in 1998 Cold Case Murder

    On December 8, 2015, Anaheim homicide detectives arrested John Augustin for the 1998 cold case murder of Irene Ruelaz Read on...
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    Community Meeting

    Anaheim Police Chief Raul Quezada addresses the community following the recent tragedy in San Bernardino and announces a community meeting to be held on Wednesday December 9th at 6:30pm at the Brookhurst Community Center. Read on...
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    APD Family Mourns with San Bernardino

    The Anaheim Police Department family mourns with the City and County of San Bernardino in the tragic loss of life this morning at the Inland Regional Center. Read on...
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    Arrest of Suspects in Ponderosa Park Homicide

    On November 14, 2015, at approximately 12:49 a.m., officers from the Anaheim Police Department responded to a 911 call of a shooting in the 200 block of E. Orangewood Ave. Read on...
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    Anaheim Police to Conduct a DUI / Driver’s License Checkpoint Friday Night

    The Anaheim Police Department Traffic Unit will be conducting a DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint on November 20, 2015 Read on...
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    Anaheim Police Department is Awarded California Office of Traffic Safety Grant

    The Anaheim Police Department has been awarded a $385,180 grant from the California Office of Traffic Safety (OTS) Read on...
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    See Something, Say Something

    We have deployed additional resources in and around City venues and other high-profile and highly attended locations. These personnel will augment our normal presence and enhance our crime prevention and response capabilities. Read on...
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    PRACTICE FIRE AND PERSONAL SAFETY WHILE CELEBRATING HALLOWEEN

    ANAHEIM, Calif. (October 27, 2015) – Halloween is a great time for family fun; however fun can quickly become something truly scary without taking a few simple safety precautions. Read on...
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    Suspect Arrested Following Officer Involved Shooting

    On October 15, 2015, at approximately 1:20 pm, Anaheim Police Officers attempted to arrest a wanted felony probationer at the request of the Orange County Probation Department. Read on...
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    ANNUAL READY, SET, GO! BLOCK PARTY TO HIGHLIGHT WILDFIRE PREPARATION

    Wildfires are one of the most unpredictable and dangerous fires that one may ever encounter. That’s why Anaheim Fire & Rescue encourages residents to be prepared in the event of a fire with Ready, Set, Go! Read on...
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    JOIN ANAHEIM FIRE & RESCUE FOR THE GREAT CALIFORNIA SHAKEOUT

    ANAHEIM, Calif. (October 6, 2015) – At 10:15 a.m. on Thursday, October 15th, Anaheim Fire & Rescue invites you to join millions of people in schools, businesses and households to participate in the annual Great California ShakeOut earthquake drill. Read on...
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    Voluntades of OC Coalition

    As part of Domestic Violence Awareness Month, The Consulate of Mexico in Santa Ana announced the "Voluntades of OC Coalition" to assist victims of domestic violence, sexual abuse and trafficking. Read on...
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    Anaheim Police Department Appoints Dan Cahill to Second Deputy Chief Position

    The Anaheim Police Department is pleased to announce the appointment of Dan Cahill to the newly created second Deputy Chief position in a ceremony held this morning in the City Council Chambers... Read on...
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    Homicide – Seeking Information

    The Anaheim Police Department Homicide Detail is seeking the public’s help regarding a homicide that occurred during the early morning hours of September 20, 2015. On Sunday morning, a 22 year old male victim was taken by friends to Anaheim Global Medical Read on...
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    Join the Fire Agencies of Anaheim, Garden Grove, Orange, and Fullerton for Fire Service Day

    ANAHEIM, Calif. (September 18, 2015) – Learn the variety of fire services offered to the community by local departments. On October 3, 2015, the North Net Training Center will be the site for this year’s Fire Service Day Read on...
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    Anaheim to Host September 11th Remembrance Ceremony

    Media, together with the public, is invited to join Anaheim Fire & Rescue, the Anaheim Police Department, and the City of Anaheim in paying tribute to all who perished on September 11, 2001. Read on...
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    Retired Teacher Arrested for Child Molestation and Possession of Child Pornography

    On September 8, 2015, Detectives from the Anaheim Police Department Sexual Assault Detail arrested David Bruce, a 65 year old retired middle school teacher during the service of a Read on...
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    ANAHEIM FIRE & RESCUE WANTS YOU TO BE PREPARED!

    September is National Preparedness Month and Anaheim Fire & Rescue wants residents to be ready in the event of a disaster or major emergency. This year’s theme, “Don’t Wait. Read on...
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    Join as Anaheim Pays Tribute to All Who Perished on September 11

    The public is invited to join Anaheim Fire & Rescue and the Anaheim Police Department, together with the City of Anaheim, for a 9/11 Remembrance Ceremony Read on...
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    ANAHEIM FIRE & RESCUE RECEIVES $15,000 FOR YOUTH SAFETY INITIATIVE

    Donation Funds Ongoing “Wear Your Helmet Like A Pro” Program Children in Anaheim will be safer thanks to a $15,000 grant from CITA Insurance Services and Fireman’s Fund Insurance Company. Read on...
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    O.C. Agencies Unite to Combat Human Trafficking

    Orange County Human Trafficking Task Force Emerges as One Fully Operational Multijurisdictional Unit; Launches Faith-Based Initiative to Assist Survivors with Everyday Needs Read on...
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    Anaheim Police Department to Conduct a DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint

    The Anaheim Police Department Traffic Unit will be conducting a DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint on August 15, in the 1100 block of S. Harbor Blvd. between the hours of 8:00 PM and 3:00 AM. Read on...
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    ANAHEIM FIRE & RESCUE OFFERS PARAMEDIC MEMBERSHIP PROGRAM

    A program designed to offset medical expenses for residents and businesses. Anaheim Fire & Rescue offers a Paramedic Membership Program designed to minimize the financial impact of emergency medical response in Anaheim. Read on...
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    Country Music Star Chris Young to Donate Kidde Smoke Alarms

    Grammy nominated, RCA Records Nashville singer/songwriter Chris Young will participate in a smoke alarm donation event on Thursday, August 13 Read on...
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    Anaheim Police Sponsor Gun Buy Back this Saturday

    This Saturday, August 8, 2015, the Anaheim Police Department will hold a gun buy back at La Palma Park. Read on...
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    Anaheim Police Department to Join Community in National Night Out (#NNOAPD)

    In 1984, the non-profit group National Association of Town Watch (NATW) began the National Night Out campaign Read on...
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