Posted on: May 3, 2017

Anaheim’s budget: what makes our city go

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It’s budget time in Anaheim!

Now, before your eyes glaze over, remember Anaheim’s budget impacts just about everything you do in the city.

What’s in Anaheim’s budget?

  • 600 police officers and firefighters who respond in our time of nee...
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Posted on: March 15, 2017

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Events may include:

  • Emergency evacuations
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Posted on: May 23, 2017

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

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

Anaheim is one of 258 cities across the country recognized by national nonprofit ...

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Posted on: May 18, 2017

Anaheim's budget: get involved

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

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

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

Posted on: May 14, 2017

Anaheim, Nashville mayors wager on Western Conference Final

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

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

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Posted on: May 10, 2017

Road Closures for Tinker Bell Half Marathon Weekend

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (May 10, 2017) — Look out for road closures and some delays around downtown and the Disneyland Resort this weekend for the Tinker Bell Half Marathon and 10K Run on Saturday and Sunday.

Closures will include stretches of Harbor Bouleva...

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Posted on: May 5, 2017

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

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

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

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Posted on: April 19, 2017

Coyotes in Anaheim: be part of the solution

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

On April 18, we held a community ...

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Posted on: May 23, 2017

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

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

Anaheim is one of 258 cities across the country recognized by national nonprofit ...

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Posted on: May 18, 2017

Anaheim’s budget: get involved

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

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

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

Posted on: May 14, 2017

Anaheim, Nashville mayors wager on Western Conference Final

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

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

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Posted on: May 10, 2017

Road Closures for Tinker Bell Half Marathon Weekend

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (May 10, 2017) — Look out for road closures and some delays around downtown and the Disneyland Resort this weekend for the Tinker Bell Half Marathon and 10K Run on Saturday and Sunday.

Closures will include stretches of Harbor Bouleva...

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Posted on: May 5, 2017

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

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

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

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Posted on: April 26, 2017

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

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

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

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Posted on: April 22, 2017

Join us and help shape the future of Anaheim parks

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

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

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Posted on: April 20, 2017

Anaheim wins first-round — and mayors’ hockey bet

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

Tait — and Anaheim — cam...

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Posted on: April 19, 2017

Coyotes in Anaheim: be part of the solution

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

On April 18, we held a community ...

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Posted on: April 13, 2017

Anaheim, Calgary mayors face off in friendly NHL playoffs wager

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

Anaheim Mayor Tom Tait and Calgary Mayor N...

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Posted on: April 12, 2017

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

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

Queremos aclarar que el agua de Anaheim no es el problema en el cas...

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Posted on: March 30, 2017

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

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

Quesada, an Anaheim native who...

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Posted on: March 27, 2017

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

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

Totaling more than 4,5...

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Posted on: March 20, 2017

Spring Is Here, and With It Comes Wildlife

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

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

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Posted on: March 16, 2017

Council Expands Contract Review, Brings Process Closer to Residents

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

The new policies allow the City Council to:

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

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

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

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

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Posted on: February 23, 2017

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

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

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Posted on: February 1, 2017

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

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

Tait i...

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Posted on: January 26, 2017

Anaheim Continues to Foster Community Ties as Nation Debates Immigration

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Anaheim Continues to Foster Community Ties as Nation Debates Immigration

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

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Posted on: December 28, 2016

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

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

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Posted on: September 28, 2016

Anaheim City Council Accelerates Revitalization
of Beach Boulevard

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

Posted on: August 15, 2016

Community celebrates milestones in Ponderosa Park renovations

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

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Posted on: May 10, 2016

Construction Alert — April 11-13, 2016

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

Posted on: May 10, 2016

K-9 Monument Dedication to Honor Anaheim's Finest

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

The community is invited...Read on...

Posted on: May 10, 2016

Summer Rec Classes Mean Summer Fun!

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

Anaheim Restaurants Named Among County’s Best

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

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

Posted on: March 17, 2016

K-9 Monument Dedication Honors Anaheim's Finest

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

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

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Posted on: March 10, 2016

Anaheim's Free Compost Giveaway

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

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Posted on: March 9, 2016

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

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

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Posted on: March 7, 2016

Is March the month for El Niño?

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

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

Posted on: March 2, 2016

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

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

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

Posted on: March 2, 2016

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

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

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Posted on: March 2, 2016

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

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

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

Posted on: March 2, 2016

Residents Gather for Neighborhood Clean-Up Event

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

Neighborhood clean-ups help instill community ...Read on...

Posted on: February 12, 2016

Anaheim City Council Unanimously Approves Districting Map

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

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Posted on: February 9, 2016

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

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

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

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Posted on: February 3, 2016

Upcoming freeway closure information, courtesy of Caltrans

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

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Posted on: February 1, 2016

Anaheim Special Event Financial Support — Apply Now!

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

The city has a history of supporting community even...

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Posted on: January 19, 2016

ARTIC Awarded California's Highest Environmental Honor

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

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Posted on: January 12, 2016

Between storms, check your home

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

Posted on: January 12, 2016

Rain is here, and so are sandbags

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

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

Posted on: January 12, 2016

Temporary Anaheim road closures this weekend for Star Wars Half Marathon

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

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Posted on: December 14, 2015

Winter weather is coming - are you ready?

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

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

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Posted on: December 8, 2015

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

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

Mayor Tom Tait, A...

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Posted on: December 7, 2015

Tree lighting events in Anaheim this weekend

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

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Posted on: November 17, 2015

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

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

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

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Posted on: November 12, 2015

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

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

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Posted on: November 2, 2015

ARTIC educational 3D video on display for limited engagement

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

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Posted on: October 29, 2015

Japanese-American Wartime Experience Focus of Anaheim Public Library Exhibit

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

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Posted on: October 19, 2015

Former Anaheim City Council Member Frank Feldhaus Passes Away at 87

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

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Posted on: October 14, 2015

Anaheim Quarterly Neighborhood Meetings Announced

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (Oct. 13, 2015) Attending an Anaheim Neighborhood Council meeting, held quarterly at locations in the west, east, central and south areas of the city, is an optimal way for residents to meet one-on-one with city staff and to learn local as...

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Posted on: October 12, 2015

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

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

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Posted on: October 8, 2015

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

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

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Posted on: October 2, 2015

Anaheim Public Utilities Celebrates Public Power Week 2015

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

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Posted on: September 29, 2015

Students, Community to Connect with Nonprofits at Volunteer Fair

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Anaheim/OC Volunteer Fair

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

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Posted on: September 25, 2015

Traffic Advisory in Anaheim for Friday, Sept. 25

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

  • Angels Baseball: The Angels ...
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Posted on: September 24, 2015

Anaheim Police Department Partners with Kaiser Permanente Orange County

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

Posted on: September 21, 2015

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

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

AlertOC is Ora...

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Posted on: September 15, 2015

'One' District Boundary Map Selected

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

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Posted on: September 10, 2015

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

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

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

 

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

Anaheim Cooling Centers Offer Relief from the Heat

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ANAHEIM, Calif. -- (September 8, 2015) With this week’s high-heat advisory, the City of Anaheim is reminding the community of its 10 cooling centers to help residents beat the heat in the coming days.
Please call the location nearest you for hours ...

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Posted on: September 3, 2015

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

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

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Posted on: September 1, 2015

Anaheim issues commuter alert for construction in the Anaheim Resort

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

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

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Posted on: August 27, 2015

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

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (August 27, 2015) Anaheim’s best middle school and high school bands will compete in the city’s first Battle of the Bands event on Saturday evening, August 29 at Pearson Park Amphitheatre. The community is invited to attend and cheer on...

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Posted on: August 25, 2015

Committee Moves Ahead in Shaping Anaheim’s Six Voting Districts

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More than 130 residents from across Anaheim crowded into City Hall on Aug. 19 to review more than two dozen proposed district boundary maps and express support for the map that would best serve their communities.

In all, residents weighed in on 25 possib...Read on...

Posted on: August 14, 2015

Summertime is mosquito season – be aware and be prepared

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ANAHEIM, CA - (August 13, 2015) - Summertime is mosquito season, and the City of Anaheim is reminding residents of precautions to avoid mosquito bites and mosquito breeding grounds, courtesy of the Orange County Mosquito and Vector Control District.

Mosqui...

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Posted on: August 12, 2015

Anaheim Cooling Centers Offer Relief from the Heat

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ANAHEIM, CA - (August 12, 2015) - With this weekend’s high-heat advisory, the City of Anaheim is reminding the community of its 10 cooling centers to help residents beat the heat in the coming days.

Please call the location nearest you for hours of oper...

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Posted on: August 11, 2015

ARTIC food and dining establishment plans are moving forward

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ANAHEIM, CA - (August 11, 2015) - Plans to open ARTIC’s food and dining establishments, including unique concept dining establishments, an organic coffee bar, a pretzel and frozen yogurt kiosk to complement the existing grab ‘n go food and grocery stor...Read on...

Posted on: August 5, 2015

ARTIC Project Named APWA 2015 Public Works Project of the Year

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KANSAS CITY, MO. (August 5, 2015) - The Anaheim Regional Transportation Intermodal Center Project was recently named a 2015 Public Works Project of the Year by the American Public Works Association (APWA). This year, the team of winners includes the Ci...

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Posted on: August 4, 2015

Free Summer Concerts at Pearson Park

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ANAHEIM, CA - (August 4, 2015) - Two free concerts will be held at the Pearson Park Amphitheatre this month, featuring music the entire family will enjoy. All are welcome to attend the free shows, including free parking.

  • Saturday, August 8 – an Elton J...
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Posted on: July 22, 2015

Anaheim City Council Appoints Emery as City Manager

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

In his role as city manager, Emery will provide administrative management for the 10th largest city in California, it...

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Posted on: July 16, 2015

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

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ANAHEIM, CA - (July 16, 2015) - Anaheim’s best middle school and high school bands will compete in the city’s first Battle of the Bands event on Saturday evening, July 18 at Pearson Park Amphitheatre. The community is invited to attend and cheer on the...

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Posted on: July 15, 2015

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

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ANAHEIM, CA - (July 15, 2015) - Anaheim Fire & Rescue, in collaboration with local key leaders in emergency services, have launched a new pilot program: the Community Care Response Unit (CCRU). The first in California, the CCRU offers medical respo...

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Posted on: July 10, 2015

Anaheim Quarterly Neighborhood Services Meetings Announced for July

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ANAHEIM, CA - (July 10, 2015) - Attending an Anaheim Neighborhood Services meeting, offered quarterly at locations in the west, east, central and south areas of the city,  is an optimal way for residents to meet one-on-one with city staff and to learn ...

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Posted on: July 8, 2015

Anaheim City Council Approves Entertainment Tax Policy

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

The policy, ado...

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Posted on: July 6, 2015

Join the Districting Conversation Create Your Own Boundary Maps

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

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Posted on: July 6, 2015

Traffic Advisory Today Near Honda Center for Dalai Lama Visit

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ANAHEIM, CA - (July 5, 2015) - Please be advised of additional traffic around Honda Center today for the Dalai Lama visit and 80th birthday celebration. The event is scheduled from 12:00 - 3:30 p.m. To ensure a safe and smooth traffic flow, please follow ...

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Posted on: June 30, 2015

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

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

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

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Posted on: June 29, 2015

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

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ANAHEIM, CA - (June 28, 2015) - For the first time in 30 years safe and sane fireworks are back in Anaheim, on sale at Honda Center beginning today at 12 noon.  As voted by residents in last year’s June General Election, the Anaheim community can Celebrat...

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Posted on: June 29, 2015

Media Advisory: City Council To Consider Entertainment Tax Policy

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ANAHEIM, CA - (June 25, 2015) - The Anaheim City Council is expected to consider an entertainment tax policy for the Disneyland Resort at its July 7 meeting as Walt Disney Parks and Resorts evaluates a significant investment in its existing operations in ...

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Posted on: June 18, 2015

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

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ANAHEIM, CA - (June 18, 2015) - For the first time in 30 years safe and sane fireworks are back in Anaheim.  As voted by residents in last year’s June General Election, the Anaheim community can Celebrate With Care in select areas of the City.  Residents ...

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Posted on: June 16, 2015

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

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ANAHEIM, CA - (June 16, 2015) - Increases to General Fund allocations and Capital Improvement Plan support emphasis on public safety, community outreach and encouraging business growth.

The Anaheim City Council tonight unanimously approved a balanced budge...

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Posted on: June 16, 2015

Anaheim City Council Approves Hotel Incentive Program

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ANAHEIM, CA - (June 16, 2015) - The Anaheim City Council tonight approved a resolution establishing a Hotel Incentive Program to encourage the development of four-diamond-quality hotels and the renovation of existing properties to four-diamond quality.
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Posted on: June 12, 2015

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

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ANAHEIM, CA - (June 12, 2015) - The City of Anaheim is proud to honor Flag Day this Sunday by introducing a new segment in the City’s Hometown Heroes video series.

Anaheim Police Officer Brennan Leininger founded the organization A Flag for Every Hero...

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Posted on: June 12, 2015

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

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ANAHEIM, CA - (June 12, 2015) - 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 emplo...Read on...

Posted on: June 8, 2015

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

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ANAHEIM, CA - (May 27, 2015) - The 9th annual FREE Health Fair will take place this Friday – Sunday at the Anaheim Convention Center, and all are welcome to attend.  Attendees can benefit from the medical, dental and vision services, as well as visit the ...Read on...

Posted on: June 8, 2015

ANAHEIM HONORS MEMORIAL DAY WITH LAUNCH OF HOMETOWN HEROES VIDEO SERIES

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ANAHEIM, CA - (May 23, 2015) - As our nation celebrates Memorial Day this weekend, the City of Anaheim would also like to salute local resident, WWII veteran and Bronze Star recipient Dr. William Kott by featuring him in the launch of the City’s new Homet...Read on...

Posted on: June 8, 2015

Outreach Campaign Invites Residents to ‘Shape Anaheim’s Future’

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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 starting in 2016.

The next community meeting in Anah...Read on...

Posted on: June 8, 2015

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

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ANAHEIM, CA - (June 5, 2015) - La ciudad de Anaheim está llevando a cabo una amplia campaña de alcance comunitario para que los residentes ayuden a determinar los límites que definirán los seis nuevos distritos electorales que darán forma a Anaheim a ...Read on...

Posted on: June 8, 2015

RESIDENTS ENCOURAGED TO HELP DESIGN DISTRICT SHAPES

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ANAHEIM, CA - (May 28, 2015) - Community meetings are being held to gather comments and ideas for drawing district boundaries. The Advisory Committee on Electoral Districts is reaching out to residents by meeting on various evenings and in neighborhood co...Read on...

Posted on: June 1, 2015

ANAHEIM PUBLIC UTILITIES HOSTS THE 2015 SAVE WATER EXPO

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ANAHEIM, CA - (June 1, 2015) - Anaheim Public Utilities invites the community to learn more about saving water at the 2015 Save Water Expo. The event will be held on Saturday, June 6, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at ARTIC, the new transportation hub located at ...Read on...

Posted on: May 21, 2015

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

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ANAHEIM, CA - (May 21, 2015) - Please be advised of additional traffic in The Anaheim Resort this Friday morning and throughout the weekend as Disneyland Resort hosts its annual 24-hour day beginning Friday, May 22 at 6 a.m., as well as the kick-off for i...Read on...

Posted on: May 20, 2015

ANAHEIM CITY COUNCIL LIMITS LANDSCAPE WATERING TO TWO DAYS A WEEK

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ANAHEIM, CA - (May 20, 2015) - The Anaheim City Council has approved an ordinance to restrict landscape watering to two days per week, in an effort to reduce daily water use during the ongoing drought. The ordinance will help Anaheim achieve its required ...Read on...

Posted on: May 19, 2015

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

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ANAHEIM, CA - (May 19, 2015) - Anaheim Public Works Director Natalie Meeks was recently named as a 2015 Top Ten Public Works Leaders of the Year by the American Public Works Association, and at tonight’s City Council meeting was presented with her award b...Read on...

Posted on: May 17, 2015

ANAHEIM AND CHICAGO MAYORS ENGAGE IN FRIENDLY WAGER DURING NHL PLAYOFFS

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ANAHEIM, CA - (May 17, 2015) - Anaheim Mayor Tom Tait and Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel agreed to a friendly wager as the Anaheim Ducks and Chicago Blackhawks open the Western Conference Finals of the 2015 Stanley Cup Playoffs today at Honda Center.

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Posted on: May 5, 2015

Cinco De Mayo

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ANAHEIM, CA - (April 27, 2015) - Food, games, carnival rides and music will be part of the annual family-friendly Cinco de Mayo Fiesta and Carnival in Anaheim, taking place April 30 – May 3 at La Palma Park in Anaheim. The fiesta will feature free live en...Read on...

Posted on: May 5, 2015

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

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ANAHEIM, CA - (May 5, 2015) - Anaheim residents are encouraged to participate in community meetings and Shape Anaheim’s Future. Anaheim’s current At-Large electoral system will, for the first time, change to a By-District system made up of six districts....Read on...

Posted on: May 5, 2015

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

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ANAHEIM, CA - (May 5, 2015) - Runners, joggers and walkers will take to the streets of Anaheim on Saturday and Sunday mornings, May 9-10, during the 2015 Tinker Bell Half Marathon Weekend. The Tinker Bell Half Marathon Weekend, taking place Thursday – Sun...Read on...

Posted on: May 4, 2015

May the 4th Be With You!

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ANAHEIM, CA - (May 4, 2015) - Recently, thousands of guests from a galaxy far, far away visited Anaheim for the four-day 2015 Star Wars Celebration event, held at the Anaheim Convention Center. They offered their greetings to be shared with residents o...Read on...

Posted on: May 1, 2015

Anaheim and Calgary Mayors Engage in Friendly Wager During NHL Playoffs

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ANAHEIM, CA - (May 1, 2015) - Anaheim Mayor Tom Tait and Calgary Mayor Naheed Nenshi agreed to a friendly wager as the Anaheim Ducks and Calgary Flames go head-to-head in the second round of the 2015 Stanley Cup Playoffs.

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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...

Posted on: April 23, 2015

Anaheim Approves New City Planning Director

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ANAHEIM, CA - (April 23, 2015) - David Belmer will join the City of Anaheim as Planning Director, effective May 26, it was approved and announced at Tuesday night’s City Council meeting. Belmer brings more than 25 years of experience in municipal governme...Read on...

Posted on: April 22, 2015

ANAHEIM CONVENTION CENTER BREAKS GROUND ON SEVENTH EXPANSION

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ANAHEIM, CA - (April 21, 2015) - The City of Anaheim today broke ground on the seventh expansion to the world-famous Anaheim Convention Center,  for a significant construction project that will add more meeting space, more economic impact, and more job...

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Posted on: April 22, 2015

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

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ANAHEIM, CA - (April 22, 2015) - Through dynamic partnerships with Remote Area Medical (RAM) California, GBS Linens, Inc. and Anekant Community Center, along with invaluable community sponsorship support, Anaheim’s Ninth Annual FREE Health Fair is expa...Read on...

Posted on: April 22, 2015

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

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ANAHEIM, CA - (April 6, 2015) - The Miraloma Park and Family Resource Center in Anaheim’s Park Lane neighborhood  is set to open on Saturday, April 11 at 11 a.m., and the entire community is welcome to join the grand opening celebration.

Miraloma Park a...

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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...


Posted on: April 27, 2017

Swim Lessons at Canyon High School Pool

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We have American Red Cross swim lessons for all ages, infant to adult, and all skill levels, including those who are afraid of the water and those getting ready for swim team. Registration begins Monday, May 1st.

All classes are held at:

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Posted on: April 26, 2017

Register Today for Summer Activities

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The Programs and Activities Guide is filled with over 150 classes and camps for the entire family to enjoy. The affordable classes cover an array of interests such as Arts & Crafts, Gymnastics, Dance, Sports, Fitness, and Music. 

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Posted on: January 29, 2016

Manzanita SkatePark

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The skate park will be a hybrid design for beginner to intermediate skaters from the surrounding neighborhood and adjacent Boys and Girls Club. The total disturbed area for the concrete skate park will be 15,000 square feet which will allow for approximat...Read on...

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Posted on: July 20, 2015

Ponderosa Park Renovation

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Renovations are planned at the Ponderosa Park & Family Resource Center located on 7.6 acres at 2100 S. Haster Street, adjacent to the Ponderosa Elementary School. The first phase will be a new 9,000 poured in place Skate Park located near the corn...Read on...


Posted on: May 5, 2015

Anaheim Convention Center

The Anaheim Convention Center (ACC), centrally located in the heart of Southern California, welcomes millions of visitors to the City of Anaheim for tourism, business and conventions/meetings.

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Posted on: May 18, 2017

LEADERSHIP AND LEGACY TO BE HIGHLIGHTED AT ANAHEIM FIRE & RESCUE’S PROMOTION AND GRADUATION CEREMONY

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (May 18, 2017) – Friday morning, May 19, 2017, Anaheim Fire & Rescue will recognize 18 fire service professionals and welcome 21 new Firefighter/Paramedics at its 2017 Promotion & Graduation Ceremony held at the City National Grove...Read on...

Posted on: April 26, 2017

ANAHEIM FIRE & RESCUE DISPLAYS USE OF GOATS IN WEED ABATEMENT

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ANAHEIM, CALIF (April 26, 2017) – For the past few years, Anaheim Fire & Rescue has enlisted the use of goats as an element of our strategic plan for wildland fire prevention in certain areas of the city that are vulnerable to wildland fire....

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Posted on: April 26, 2017

ANAHEIM FIRE & RESCUE PRESENTA EL USO DE CABRAS EN EL ABATAMIENTO DE MALEZAS

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ANAHEIM, CALIF (26 de abril de 2017) - Durante los últimos años, El Departamento de Bomberos & Rescate de Anaheim ha reclutado el uso de cabras como elemento de nuestro plan estratégico para la prevención de...

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Posted on: March 28, 2017

THREE DOGS PERISH IN ANAHEIM BASEMENT FIRE

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ANAHEIM, CA (March 28, 2017) – Approximately 30 Firefighters from Anaheim Fire & Rescue and Orange County Fire Authority extinguished a residential structure fire in the 200 block of N. Grand Ave in Anaheim Tuesday evening. At around 8:01 pm...

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Posted on: February 13, 2017

FOUL PLAY NOT SUSPECTED IN FIRE AT MICKEY AND FRIENDS PARKING STRUCTURE

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ANAHEIM, CA – (February 13, 2017) – Anaheim Fire & Rescue responded to the Mickey and Friends parking structure around 4:37 pm regarding a vehicle fire. The first units on scene reported heavy smoke and several vehicles fully invol...

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Posted on: February 9, 2017

FIRE AT HISTORIC ANAHEIM WHITE HOUSE RESTAURANT DEEMED ACCIDENTAL

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ANAHEIM, CA – (FEBRUARY 9, 2017), Investigators from Anaheim Fire & Rescue have conclusively determined last Saturday’s fire at the historic Anaheim White House restaurant was accidental in nature and caused by an electrical problem.

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Posted on: February 4, 2017

LANDMARK ANAHEIM WHITE HOUSE HEAVILY DAMAGED BY FIRE

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ANAHEIM, CA – (FEBRUARY 4, 2017) – The Anaheim White House restaurant, a landmark in Anaheim, suffered extensive structural and content damage during a fire early Saturday morning. At 4:18 am, Anaheim Fire & Rescue received a call ...

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Posted on: November 20, 2016

Two Alarm Fire Burns Seven Tractor Trailers

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35 Firefighters from Anaheim Fire & Rescue, Fullerton Fire Department, and Garden Grove Fire Department extinguished a fire in about one hour at a yard where numerous tractor trailers were stored.  The call was received at 9:13 pm and a 2nd a...

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Posted on: October 19, 2016

ARE YOU READY TO SHAKEOUT? OCTOBER 20TH IS THE GREAT CALIFORNIA SHAKEOUT

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (October 20, 2016) – At 10:20 am on October 20th, Anaheim Fire & Rescue invites you to momentarily stop what you are doing and participate in the Great California ShakeOut. This earthquake drill reinforces the importance of “Stop, Drop...Read on...

Posted on: October 11, 2016

Anaheim Fire & Rescue Celebra La Semana De Prevención De Incendios Con Alarmas De Humo Gratis Para E

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Anaheim, CA- Mañana, 12 de octubre del 2016, el personal de Anaheim Fire & Rescue harán una visita a estudiantes de la escuela primaria Edison para celebrar la Semana de Prevención de Incendios. Estarán presente una compañía de bomberos y otro persona...Read on...

Posted on: October 11, 2016

Anaheim Fire & Rescue Celebrates Fire Prevention Week with Free Smoke Detectors to Edison Elementary

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ANAHEIM, CA – Personnel from Anaheim Fire & Rescue will visit students at Edison Elementary School during their Fire Prevention Week Assembly tomorrow, Wednesday, October 12, 2016. In addition to a Fire Company and fire prevention personnel, students ...Read on...

Posted on: September 28, 2016

Join the Fire Agencies of Anaheim, Garden Grove, and Orange City for Fire Service Day

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On Saturday, October 1, 2016, the North Net Training Center will be the site for this year’s Fire Service Day hosted by the fire agencies of Anaheim, Garden Grove, and Orange City. Families will have the opportunity to personally meet firefighters, view ...Read on...

Posted on: September 6, 2016

11 Vehicles Burned in Anaheim Carport Fire

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ANAHEIM, CA – Anaheim Fire & Rescue responded to 2020 W. Alameda Ave just after 2:00 am Tuesday morning on reports of several vehicles on fire in the carports at a large apartment complex. Approximately 30 firefighters from Anaheim Fire & Rescue, ...Read on...

Posted on: May 18, 2016

FIRE & RESCUE’S PROMOTION AND GRADUATION CEREMONY

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LEADERSHIP AND LEGACY WERE HIGHLIGHTED AT ANAHEIM FIRE & RESCUE’S PROMOTION AND GRADUATION CEREMONY RECOGNIZING 15 FIRE SERVICE PROFESSIONALS AND 12 NEW FIREFIGHTER/PARAMEDICSANAHEIM, Calif. (May 18, 2016) –This morning, Anaheim Fire & Rescue recogniz...Read on...

Posted on: May 18, 2016

Third Alarm Fire Damages Multiple Units in Senior Living Apartment Complex

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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. The location is a large multi-building, multi-unit senior living apartment complex. Upon arriv...Read on...

Posted on: March 28, 2016

HELP ANAHEIM BE MORE RESILIENT IN THE EVENT OF A DISASTER

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Every five years, the City of Anaheim prepares a Hazard
Mitigation Plan to identify elements within the city that could be affected by a disaster such as an earthquake, flood or wildfire. Anaheim Fire & Rescue together with the City of Anaheim invite...Read on...

Posted on: March 24, 2016

ANAHEIM FIRE & RESCUE ANNOUNCES NEW LEADERSHIP STAFF FOR COMMUNITY RISK REDUCTION DIVISON

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

Posted on: March 14, 2016

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

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Beginning Monday, March 14, 2016, Anaheim Fire & Rescue will engage in wildland fire training to prepare for the approaching wildland fire season. This training will include the use of smoke canisters to assist firefighting personnel with locating th...Read on...

Posted on: January 21, 2016

BUTANE HONEY OIL EXTRACTION DISCOVERED IN BURNED CONDOMINIUM

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At approximately 11:40 p.m. last night, Anaheim Fire & Rescue received multiple calls of a garage fire in the 2000 block of W. Blue Violet Court. Upon arrival, fire personnel found the garage of a two story detached condominium was fully involved and...Read on...

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Posted on: December 23, 2015

Road Closures Due to Smoke from Mulch Fire

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ANAHEIM, CA - Anaheim Fire & Rescue has been receiving multiple calls regarding a possible fire in the area of Broadway and Manchester in Anaheim. This incident began as a mulch fire during the early afternoon of December 22, 2015 at a tree service di...Read on...

Posted on: December 16, 2015

23rd Annual Spark of Love Stuff-A-Bus Coming to Honda Center

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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. The annual toy drive will ...

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Posted on: December 15, 2015

Insurance Services Office Designates City of Anaheim as a Class 1 City

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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.

The Insurance Service Office, or ISO, rates cities and their fire departm...

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Posted on: August 31, 2015

National Day of Remembrance

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Please join us for the September 11 Remembrance Ceremony on the Grand Plaza at 9:00 a.m. Anaheim Fire & Rescue, Anaheim Police Department and Visit Anaheim are joining together to pay tribute to the victims of September 11, 2001 and to honor those eme...Read on...

Posted on: May 29, 2015

Home Safety Visit Program

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We’ve launched the Home Safety Visit Program, a new Community Risk Reduction program, where fire personnel delivers fire safety education directly to Anaheim homeowners particularly those households most vulnerable to fire and fire injuries. We’ll also pr...Read on...

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Posted on: December 10, 2015

Anaheim is a Class 1 City

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We’re proud to announce that Anaheim has been designated as a Class 1 City by the Insurance Service Office (ISO), the highest possible rating for a municipality. This rating may reduce the cost of fire insurance for our residents and business owners. Lear...Read more �

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Posted on: May 16, 2017

Be Part of Your City Budget

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The City of Anaheim is working on the budget for our parks, roads, libraries and other resident services. Get involved and learn about the budget by exploring the Balancing Act Tool.

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Posted on: April 27, 2017

Free Audiobooks all Summer

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SYNC is a summer audiobook program, offering two complete downloads a week to listeners ages 13 and up. Downloads operate through the OverDrive app; once downloaded, the books are yours to keep!

Download your free books today . . .
Posted on: March 24, 2017

Discover the Path to Your Future

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Try our free career discovery tools, interest and skills assessments, education options, and resume building - all in one place.

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Posted on: May 25, 2017

Two Students Arrested for Alleged School Violence Plot

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ANAHEIM, CALIF (May 25, 2017) – Two Savanna High School students have been arrested for allegedly plotting to commit acts of violence on campus, including the placing of bombs and committing shootings. School administrators contacted APD early T...

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Posted on: May 18, 2017

Anaheim Resident Arrested for Multiple Murders

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ANAHEIM, CALIF (May 18, 2017) – Anaheim PD homicide detectives have arrested a suspect in the murders of two homeless men in October 2016 and January 2017. Marvin Magallanes, a 25 year old resident of Anaheim was arrested early Friday morning May 12th aft...

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Posted on: May 18, 2017

DUI/Drivers’ License Checkpoint Friday, May, 19 2017

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ANAHEIM, CALIF (May 18, 2017) – The Anaheim Police Department Traffic Unit will be conducting a DUI/Drivers’ License Checkpoint tomorrow night, May 19, 2017, at Anaheim Blvd and Lincoln Ave between the hours of 8:00 P.M. and 3:00 A.M.

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Posted on: April 27, 2017

DUI/Drivers’ License Checkpoint Friday, April 28, 2017

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ANAHEIM, CALIF, (April 27, 2017) – The Anaheim Police Department Traffic Unit will be conducting a DUI/Drivers’ License Checkpoint tomorrow night, April 28, 2017, on Ball Road between East St and State College Blvd between the hours of...

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Posted on: April 17, 2017

Email Threats to Canyon High School Student-Body a Hoax

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At 11:58 p.m. on April 16, an unsubstantiated email was sent to all Administration at Canyon High School targeting the student-body.  Anaheim Police Department responded quickly to investigate and determined the threats were not credible. &nb...

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Posted on: April 13, 2017

Anaheim Police Identify 5th Victim of Serial Murderers

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ANAHEIM, Calif - (April 13, 2017) - After three years of investigation, Anaheim Police homicide detectives have identified the fifth victim of serial murderers Steven Gordon and Franc Cano. During the initial stages of the investigation information was o...Read on...

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Posted on: March 21, 2017

Anaheim Police Department Hires Assistant Public Information Officer

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ANAHEIM, CA (MARCH 20, 2017) – The Anaheim Police Department is excited to announce the hiring of Kristina Hamm as the Department’s full-time Assistant Public Information Officer.

Kristina Hamm is an innovative communications and marketing professional wit...

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Posted on: March 16, 2017

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

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ANAHEIM, CA (MARCH 16, 2017) – Late Wednesday evening, Anaheim Police SWAT personnel, assisted by the Orange County Sheriff’s SWAT Team, served simultaneous search warrants at three Anaheim residences: 1200 block of N. East Street, 600...

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Posted on: March 16, 2017

This St. Patrick’s Day, Plan Before You Party!

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ANAHEIM, CA - St. Patrick’s Day has become one of the nation’s favorite holidays to celebrate and party. Unfortunately, too many people are taking to the roads after drinking, making the holiday one of our most dangerous. According to ...

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Posted on: March 6, 2017

Search Warrant Served by SWAT After Tip Regarding Explosives in Anaheim Residence

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ANAHEIM, CA (March 6, 2017) – Anaheim Police SWAT Team members and investigators from the Orange County Sheriff’s Department Bomb Squad served a search warrant at a residence in the 500 block of South Clementine St just after noon Mond...

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Posted on: February 22, 2017

Two Juveniles Arrested Following Confrontation with Off-Duty LAPD Officer – Update

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ANAHEIM, CA – (February 22, 2017) - Yesterday afternoon around 2:40 pm, an off-duty LAPD officer was involved in a confrontation in front of his residence with several juveniles. The confrontation began over ongoing issues with juveniles walking...

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Posted on: February 21, 2017

Two Juveniles Arrested Following Confrontation With Off-Duty LAPD Officer

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ANAHEIM, CA – (February 21, 2017) – Two juveniles have been arrested following a physical confrontation during which an off-duty LAPD officer discharged his firearm. Nobody was struck by the gunfire and the Anaheim Police Department Homicide Detail is inv...

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Posted on: February 2, 2017

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

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ANAHEIM, CA (FEBRUARY 2, 2017) – Three juveniles and one adult have been arrested for a shooting that left two men with non-life threatening gunshot wounds in front of Gilbert High School Tuesday afternoon.  The APD Gang Detail made the arrests W...

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Posted on: January 20, 2017

Anaheim Man Arrested For Stabbing Girlfriend To Death

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ANAHEIM, CA (JANUARY 20, 2017) – Homicide detectives have arrested a 27 year old man for fatally stabbing his girlfriend Thursday afternoon in the 100 block of E. Wilken Way. Frank Moseley, a resident of Anaheim was booked late last night for one count of...

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Posted on: January 5, 2017

Anaheim Police Department Adopts Nextdoor, the Private Social Network for Neighborhoods

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Anaheim Police Department announced today a partnership with Nextdoor (www.nextdoor.com), the private social network for neighborhoods, to build stronger, safer communities with the help of residents.

This integration with Nextdoor will enable the Anaheim ...

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Posted on: December 28, 2016

Investigators Seek Public’s Help In Unlawful Fire Investigation

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Anaheim, CA (December 28, 2016, 10:00 am) – Surveillance video from a nearby residence shows a fire in the 700 block of N. Bush Street Monday night was likely caused by illegal fireworks. Around 9:15 pm, December 26, 2016, Anaheim Fire & Rescue respon...

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Posted on: November 20, 2016

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

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A suspect being sought for assault with a deadly weapon was fatally shot during a confrontation with Anaheim Police just after 9:00 pm Saturday night.  Anaheim police officers were assisting officers from the California Highway Patrol in searchin...

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Posted on: November 18, 2016

DUI/DRIVERS’ LICENSE CHECKPOINT TONIGHT FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 18, 2016

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ANAHEIM, CA – The Anaheim Police Department Traffic Unit will be conducting a DUI/Drivers’ License Checkpoint tonight, November 18, 2016, at Euclid St and La Palma Ave between the hours of 8:00 P.M. and 3:00 A.M.

The deterrent and preventive effects of...Read on...

Posted on: November 18, 2016

Suspect Arrested in Fatal Stabbing of Anaheim Woman

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ANAHEIM, CA – Anaheim Police Homicide Detectives have arrested a 23 year old female for first degree murder stemming from a fatal stabbing last Saturday evening at Edison Park. Late Thursday, Detectives arrested Jessica Ventura, a 23 year old transient. V...

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Posted on: November 17, 2016

Suspect Arrested in Child Sexual Assault

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ANAHEIM, CA – Anaheim Police detectives arrested Daniel Martinez Wednesday morning for a variety of charges stemming from a child sexual assault investigation. Martinez is alleged to have had inappropriate physical contact with two young girls, ...

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Posted on: November 14, 2016

Child Located and Mother Arrested in Parental Abduction of Eight Year Old Girl

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ANAHEIM, CA – Anaheim detectives have located an eight year old girl who was the victim of a parental abduction nearly a week ago. The child’s mother, Deja Hallett, a 24 year old resident of Downey, is in custody and has been booked at...

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Posted on: November 8, 2016

Man and Woman Affiliated with Angelic Secrets Online Escort Agency Arrested on Human Trafficking Cha

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ANAHEIM, CA - In mid-October of 2016, a parent contacted the Costa Mesa Police Department reporting concerns about his 17 year old daughter, who was a runaway, possibly being a victim of human trafficking. The Orange County Human Trafficking Task Force (O...

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Posted on: November 3, 2016

Anaheim PD to Offer Free Child Safety Seat Inspections

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ANAHEIM, CA - The Anaheim Police Department will again be offering free child safety seat inspections and fittings this Saturday, November 5, 2016. This Child Passenger Safety Check will allow parents and caregivers of young children to have their car sea...

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Posted on: November 3, 2016

Residential Burglar Caught on Video Arrested After Tips from Public

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ANAHEIM, CA – A residential burglar caught on a home security video was arrested after tips from the public led police to his identity. On October 24, 2016, Anaheim Police responded to a residential burglary in the 1200 block of N. Lighthouse La...

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Posted on: October 29, 2016

Suspect Arrested for Possession of Explosive Materials

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A 57 year old man is in custody after Anaheim Police officers found several pounds of dangerous materials in his room. Anaheim Police were first called to an assisted living facility in the 200 block of N. Dale Ave around 10:00 am this morning regarding...Read on...

Posted on: October 25, 2016

ANAHEIM POLICE DEPARTMENT RECEIVES GRANT FOR SPECIAL TRAFFIC ENFORCEMENT AND CRASH PREVENTION

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The Anaheim Police Department has been awarded a $536,452 grant from the California Office of Traffic Safety (OTS) for a year-long program of special enforcements and public awareness efforts to prevent traffic related deaths and injuries. The Anaheim Pol...

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Posted on: October 24, 2016

Anaheim Police Department Conducts “Minor Decoy” Operations

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ANAHEIM, CA – Over the past two months, the Anaheim Police Department Vice Detail has conducted two “minor decoy” operations in Anaheim in accordance with a nearly $100,000 grant awarded by the Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control. Each minor, under t...Read on...

Posted on: October 3, 2016

Anaheim Police Department to Join Anaheim Elementary School District for National Walk to School Day

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ANAHEIM, CA – The Anaheim Police Department will partner with all 24 Anaheim Elementary School District schools as they join schools from around the country to celebrate National Walk to School Day on October 5, 2016, to send unified traffic safety messag...Read on...

Posted on: September 29, 2016

Anaheim Police Chief Raul Quezada to Host Forum on Legalization of Marijuana

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ANAHEIM, CA – Anaheim Police Chief Raul Quezada invites members of the community and the media to attend a panel discussion on Tuesday, October 4, 2016, regarding the legalization of marijuana in California. This is an important issue which will appear on...Read on...

Posted on: September 27, 2016

Sospechoso es detenido por las autoridades y se buscan más víctimas de inspecciones fraudulentas

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ANAHEIM, CA – Investigadores del departamento de policía de Anaheim detienen a Brian Lee Carsten el viernes por la tarde por un número de cargos basados en inspecciones fraudulentas en nombre del departamento de bomberos. C...

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Posted on: September 26, 2016

Suspect Arrested and Additional Victims Sought in Fraudulent Fire Inspection S

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ANAHEIM, CA – Anaheim Police investigators arrested Brian Lee Carsten late Friday afternoon for a variety of charges stemming from a fraudulent fire inspection scam. Carsten is alleged to have falsely impersonated a fire official on at least fiv...

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Posted on: September 24, 2016

Suspect Arrested on Attempted Murder and Pimping After Assaulting Female Last Weekend

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ANAHEIM, CA – Thursday morning, Investigators from the Orange County Human Trafficking Task Force (OCHTTF) arrested Deandre Henderson, a 26 year old resident of Tustin, for attempted murder, robbery and pimping. The arrest stems from an incident...

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Posted on: September 23, 2016

Police Seek Public’s Help Identifying Armed Robbery Suspects

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ANAHEIM, CA – Anaheim Police are seeking the public’s help to identify three suspects involved in an armed robbery last night at a market in the 300 block of N. Brookhurst Street. Three suspects entered the market at 10:13 pm Thursday ...

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Posted on: September 22, 2016

Anaheim PD to Participate In National Car Seat Inspection Day

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ANAHEIM, CA - The Anaheim Police Department will be participating in National Car Seat Check-Up Day this Saturday, September 24, 2016. This Child Passenger Safety Check will allow parents and caregivers of young children to have their car seat(s) checked ...

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Posted on: September 17, 2016

Suspect Arrested in Double Stabbing That Left Man and Woman in Critical Condition

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ANAHEIM, CA – Late Saturday afternoon Investigators from the Anaheim Police Department Gang Detail and Crime Task Force arrested Flavio Marquez, a 35 year old resident of Anaheim, on two counts of attempted murder related to a double stabbing which occurr...Read on...

Posted on: September 16, 2016

Suspect Sought in Double Stabbing

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ANAHEIM, CA - Police Officers responded to two stabbing calls within a block of each other and within two minutes late Thursday evening. The first call was received at 7:59 pm reporting a male on the sidewalk in the 1100 block of W. Ball Rd suffering from...Read on...

Posted on: September 15, 2016

Suspect Sought In Connection With Fraudulent Fire Inspection

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ANAHEIM, CA – An Anaheim business was fraudulently charged more than $400 for an unauthorized fire inspection on Tuesday September 13th. A male subject entered the business in the 1600 block of S. State College Blvd posing as a representative from the Sta...Read on...

Posted on: September 8, 2016

Improving Motorcycle Safety Aim of Anaheim Police Department Operation

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ANAHEIM, CA - The Anaheim Police Department will be conducting a specialized Motorcycle Safety Enforcement Operation on September 10 and 11, 2016 in an effort to lower deaths and injuries. Extra officers will be on duty patrolling areas frequented by moto...Read on...

Posted on: September 2, 2016

DUI Enforcement Operations Planned for Next Two Weekends

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ANAHEIM, CA - Officers from the Anaheim Police Department’s Traffic Section will be deploying for the next two weekends to stop and arrest alcohol and drug-impaired drivers in the Department’s ongoing traffic safety campaign. DUI Saturation Patrols will d...Read on...

Posted on: September 1, 2016

DUI/Drivers’ License Checkpoint Friday, September 2, 2016

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ANAHEIM, CA – The Anaheim Police Department Traffic Unit will be conducting a DUI/Drivers’ License Checkpoint on September 2, 2016, at State College Blvd and Cerritos Ave between the hours of 8:00 P.M. and 3:00 A.M.

The deterrent and preventive effects...Read on...

Posted on: September 1, 2016

Seven Month Investigation Leads to Arrest of Suspect from January Explosion

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ANAHEIM, CA – Late Wednesday evening, Investigators from the Anaheim Police Department concluded a seven month investigation into a Butane Honey Oil lab explosion which occurred in the 2000 block of W. Blue Violet Ct. earlier this year. The inve...

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Posted on: August 31, 2016

Crime Stoppers Tips Lead to Arrest of Airbnb Theft Suspect

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ANAHEIM, CA – Late Tuesday evening investigators from the Anaheim Police Department Crime Task Force arrested a 27 year old female suspect for grand theft related to an Airbnb rental theft. Investigators arrested Julianne Marie Lavin, a 27 year ...

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Posted on: August 25, 2016

Anaheim Police Department Receives Grant to Fight Alcohol-related Crime

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ANAHEIM, CA - Police Chief Raul Quezada announced today that the Anaheim Police Department has been awarded a $99,613 grant from the California Alcoholic Beverage Control (ABC) to battle alcohol-related crime.

“This grant will provide my Department and...Read on...

Posted on: August 24, 2016

Two Suspects Booked for Multiple Felonies Following Officer Involved Shooting

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Late Tuesday evening an armed suspect wanted on suspicion of attempted murder, kidnapping, assault with a deadly weapon, and brandishing a firearm was shot by an Anaheim police officer during a foot pursuit. The suspect was transported to a local hospita...Read on...

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Posted on: August 11, 2016

Anaheim Remembers the 15th Anniversary of September 11

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (Aug. 11, 2016) — Anaheim’s first responders will mark the 15th anniversary of Sept. 11 with an inspiring remembrance ceremony that also offers residents a chance to give back by volunteering for community projects.

The 9/11 National...Read on...

Posted on: August 9, 2016

DUI/Drivers’ License Checkpoint Friday, August 12, 2016

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ANAHEIM, CA – The Anaheim Police Department Traffic Unit will be conducting a DUI/Drivers’ License Checkpoint on August 12, 2016, at La Palma Ave and State College Blvd between the hours of 8:00 P.M. and 3:00 A.M.

The deterrent and preventive effects o...Read on...

Posted on: July 20, 2016

DUI/Drivers’ License Checkpoint Friday, July 22, 2016

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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.

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Posted on: July 11, 2016

APD to Hold Press Conference Regarding the In-Custody Death of Fermin Valenzuela

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Chief Raul Quezada will hold a press conference this afternoon at 4:30 pm in the Anaheim Police Department Training Auditorium to provide information regarding the recent in-custody death of Fermin Valenzuela. During this briefing, credentialed media will...Read on...

Posted on: July 10, 2016

Statement from Anaheim Police Chief Raul Quezada

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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. Valenzuela engaged the officers in a lengthy physical confrontation and as officers attempted to ...Read on...

Posted on: July 9, 2016

Anaheim Police Sponsor Gun Buy Back

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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.

At the conclusion of today's event, 676 firearms were collected. Chief Qu...Read on...

Posted on: July 9, 2016

Suspect Arrested in Anaheim with Stolen Property Connected to Anaheim Storage Burglaries

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ANAHEIM, CA – On Thursday, July 7, 2016, detectives from the Anaheim Police Department Burglary/Auto Theft Detail, along with investigators from the Crime Task Force arrested Paul Muna, 30, in West Anaheim for possession of a stolen firearm. Fur...

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Posted on: July 7, 2016

Anaheim Police Sponsor Gun Buy Back This Saturday

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This Saturday, July 9, 2016, the Anaheim Police Department will hold a gun buy back at La Palma Park. Between 8:00 AM and 4:00 PM, people who would like to dispose of their unwanted firearms are encouraged to come to the north side of La Palma Park and m...Read on...

Posted on: July 3, 2016

Suspect who fought with Officers Suffered Medical Emergency

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ANAHEIM, CA - On July 2, 2016 at 9:15 am, Anaheim Police Department received a call of a suspicious male who had followed a woman to her home in the 2600 block of W. Broadway Ave. Officers responded and contacted Fermin Vincent Valenzuela, a 24 year old r...Read on...

Posted on: June 27, 2016

Attempted Bank Robbery Suspect Arrested After Brief Standoff

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ANAHEIM, CA – A suspected bank robber was arrested this morning after a nearly one hour standoff. Anaheim Police received a 9-1-1 call from an employee inside the Wells Fargo bank in the 1600 block of N. Raymond Ave. at 9:09 am reporting a possi...

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Posted on: June 24, 2016

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

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Last night, acting on a tip from a member of the community regarding the sale of dangerous fireworks, Anaheim Police Crime Task Force investigators completed a probation search at a residence in the 1500 block of E. Benmore Lane. Nearly 600 pounds of com...Read on...

Posted on: June 23, 2016

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

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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! As part of the “Do The Right Thing” (DTRT) Program twelve youths from across Anaheim will be ...Read on...

Posted on: June 16, 2016

DUI/Drivers’ License Checkpoint Friday, June 17, 2016

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Anaheim, CA – The Anaheim Police Department Traffic Unit will be conducting a DUI/Drivers’ License Checkpoint on June 17, 2016, at Anaheim Boulevard and Lincoln Avenue between the hours of 8:00 P.M. and 3:00 A.M.

The deterrent and preventive effects of...Read on...

Posted on: June 6, 2016

Vehicle Burglary Suspect Shot in Anaheim Hills

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ANAHEIM, CA – At about 05:08 a.m. on June 6, 2016, Anaheim Police responded to the 100 block of S. Eucalyptus Drive for a shooting. A resident saw a male inside his vehicle which was parked in the driveway of his residence. He exited his residence with a ...Read on...

Posted on: May 25, 2016

Anaheim Police Chief Warns Protestors There Is No Place for Violence in Anaheim

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ANAHEIM, CA – 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. “While we recognize and respect the...Read on...

Posted on: May 23, 2016

Presidential Candidate Visits to Anaheim Convention Center

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (May 23, 2016) - In an effort to facilitate media access to the Anaheim Convention Center for the planned visits of Presidential Candidates Bernie Sanders on Tuesday, May 24, 2016 and Donald Trump on Wednesday, May 25, 2016, the Anaheim Po...Read on...

Posted on: May 20, 2016

New “Coast to Coast” Seat Belt Enforcement Effort Aims to Increase Click It or Ticket

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Anaheim CA – From May 23 to June 5, 2016, local law enforcement personnel will participate in the national Click It or Ticket campaign in an effort to save lives through increased seat belt use. This education enforcement period comes ahead of the Memoria...Read on...

Posted on: May 18, 2016

Anaheim Police Department Announces the Passing of K9 Bruno

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ANAHEIM, CA – It is with great sadness the Anaheim Police Department announces the passing of K9 Bruno at 5:55 am this morning. Bruno was admitted to Yorba Regional Anaheim Hospital late Saturday afternoon after experiencing medical complications related ...Read on...

Posted on: May 12, 2016

Suspect Identified in Peralta Canyon Park Homicide

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ANAHEIM, CA – Anaheim Police Homicide Detectives have announced the arrest of a suspect in Thursday afternoon’s shooting death in the parking lot of Peralta Canyon Park. Humberto Servin, 49 years of age, and a resident of Orange, has b...

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Posted on: April 14, 2016

Internet Sexual Predator Arrested in Anaheim Sting Operation

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ANAHEIM, CA – In March 2016, APD Sexual Assault detectives investigated a report of a 13 year old girl who had been sexually assaulted in late 2014 by a then 26 year old male. The incident began when the suspect, Moonjun Kim, began communicating with the ...

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Posted on: April 14, 2016

Suspect who Used Fake Pipe Bombs during Anaheim Bank Robberies Arrested

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ANAHEIM, CA – On April 13, 2016, detectives from the Anaheim Police Department Robbery Detail, with the assistance of investigators from the APD Crime Task Force and FBI’s Orange County Bank Robbery Apprehension Team (BRAT), arrested a...

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Posted on: April 13, 2016

Residential Burglary Arrest – Update

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ANAHEIM, CA – On April 5, 2016, Jonas McClanahan was arrested at his Whittier home during the service of a search warrant related to a burglary which occurred in Anaheim Hills on January 4, 2016. During a search of McClanahan’s home, a...

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Posted on: April 12, 2016

Two Suspects Arrested in Separate Pharmacy Burglaries

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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 home located at 2745 S. Fremont Street #4 in Alhamb...

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Posted on: April 5, 2016

Suspect Arrested in Whittier with Property Stolen in Anaheim Hills Residential Burglary

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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. On January 14, 2016, a residence in the area of Santa Ana Canyon Road and Imper...

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Posted on: March 28, 2016

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

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On Wednesday March 23, 2016 the Anaheim Police Department, with the assistance of the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms (ATF), and U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Homeland Security Investigati...Read on...

Posted on: March 28, 2016

Suspect Arrested in Anaheim Pipe Bomb Incidents

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ANAHEIM, CA – 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. Patrons at the ...

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Posted on: March 27, 2016

Loara High School Threat

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ANAHEIM, CA – 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 th...

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Posted on: March 17, 2016

DUI/Drivers’ License Checkpoint Saturday March 19, 2016

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Anaheim, CA – The Anaheim Police Department Traffic Unit will be conducting a DUI/Drivers’ License Checkpoint on March 19, 2016, at Ball Road and Euclid Street between the hours of 8:00 P.M. and 3:00 A.M.

The deterrent and preventive effects of DUI che...Read on...

Posted on: March 6, 2016

Takeover Robbery Suspect Shot in Officer Involved Shooting

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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 at 1131 W. Lincoln Avenue in Anaheim. The female caller was whispering and the call taker could not u...

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Posted on: March 4, 2016

Anaheim Murder Suspect Featured on America’s Most Wanted Arrested after Four Year Manhunt

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ANAHEIM, CA - On January 17, 1998, California Corrections Officer Elizabeth Begaren was brutally murdered on the on ramp to the eastbound 91 freeway from East Street in Anaheim. The case went cold and was unsolved for nearly 15 years. In February 2012, th...

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Posted on: February 28, 2016

12 Arrested After Violence Erupts at Pearson Park Protest.

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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 for a planned walking protest. Initial reports indicate a group of approximately 30 counte...

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Posted on: February 28, 2016

Update to KKK Protest Violence

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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 which erupted just after noon on Saturday at a planned walking protest by the KKK...Read on...

Posted on: February 21, 2016

Officer Involved Shooting – Updated Information

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At approximately 4:45 pm on Saturday, February 20, 2016, three Anaheim police officers were involved in a fatal Officer Involved Shooting of an armed attempted murder suspect. The incident occurred when officers were called to the 2000 block of W. Cris Av...Read on...

Posted on: February 14, 2016

One Juvenile and Two 19 Year Old Human Trafficking Victims Rescued

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Suspects Arrested:Suspect 1: Ariel Guizar, 35, San JoseSuspect 2: Araceli Mendoza, 23, San Jose

ANAHEIM, CA - On Wednesday, February 10, 2016, The Orange County Human Trafficking Task Force (OCHTTF) received information from concerned family members regard...

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Posted on: January 25, 2016

Neighbor’s Observations Lead to Arrest of Package Thieves

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ANAHEIM, CA – On January 20, 2016, Detectives from the Anaheim Police Department’s Burglary/Auto Theft Detail arrested two suspects for grand theft. The suspects were captured on surveillance video stealing packages from residential do...

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Posted on: January 21, 2016

Butane Honey Oil Extraction Discovered in Burned Condominium

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At approximately 11:40 p.m. last night, Anaheim Fire & Rescue received multiple calls of a garage fire in the 2000 block of W. Blue Violet Court. Upon arrival, fire personnel found the garage of a two story detached condominium was fully involved and...Read on...

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Posted on: December 24, 2015

DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint Saturday December 26, 2015

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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.

The deterrent effect of DUI checkpoints is a proven resource in r...Read on...

Posted on: December 11, 2015

Anaheim Police Seek Public’s Help in Identifying Home Invasion Robbery Suspects

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On December 10, 2015 at approximately 9:45 am, a black vehicle believed to be a 2000-2003 BMW 330ci with tinted brake lenses and an aftermarket trunk and rear bumper, stopped in front of a residence in the 200 block of S. Hillcrest in Anaheim Hills. A mal...

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Posted on: December 10, 2015

Anaheim Detectives Arrest Suspect in 1998 Cold Case Murder

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On December 8, 2015, Anaheim homicide detectives arrested John Augustin, a 52 year old transient from Fullerton, for the 1998 cold case murder of Irene Ruelaz.

Ruelaz was reported missing by family members on April 24, 1998. Approximately one week later, o...

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Posted on: December 4, 2015

Community Meeting

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To our Anaheim Community:

In response to the senseless, horrific massacre in San Bernardino, the Anaheim Police Department (APD) expresses its deep sorrow for those who lost their lives and to those families and individuals impacted by this tragedy. A...Read on...

Posted on: November 20, 2015

Arrest of Suspects in Ponderosa Park Homicide

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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. When officers arrived, they located Eduardo Curiel Molina, 36, of Anaheim with a gu...Read on...

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Posted on: November 19, 2015

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

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The Anaheim Police Department Traffic Unit will be conducting a DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint on November 20, 2015, at Ball Rd. and Brookhurst St. between the hours of 8:00 p.m. and 2:30 a.m.

The deterrent effect of DUI checkpoints is a proven resour...Read on...

Posted on: November 4, 2015

Anaheim Police Department is Awarded California Office of Traffic Safety Grant

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The Anaheim Police Department has been awarded a $385,180 grant from the California Office of Traffic Safety (OTS) for a year-long program of special enforcement and public awareness efforts to prevent traffic related deaths and injuries. The Anaheim Poli...

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Posted on: October 27, 2015

Suspect Arrested Following Officer Involved Shooting

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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. The suspect had been convicted of Assault with a Deadly Weapon on a Peace Offi...

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Posted on: October 5, 2015

Voluntades of OC Coalition

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Domestic violence, sexual assault and human trafficking are public health problems that affect all layers of our community in Orange County, which require a comprehensive approach to mitigate their effects and to better serve victims.
To address these pr...Read on...

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Posted on: September 23, 2015

Anaheim Police Department Appoints Dan Cahill

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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. Deputy Chief Cahill was recently selected for the position ...Read on...

Posted on: September 20, 2015

Homicide – Seeking Information

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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, September 20, 2015, just before 3:00 a.m., a 22 year old male victim was...Read on...

Posted on: September 10, 2015

Anaheim to Host September 11th Remembrance Ceremony

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WHAT: 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.

WHERE: Grand Plaza of the Anaheim Convention Center; compli...

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Posted on: September 9, 2015

Retired Teacher Arrested for Child Molestation and Possession of Child Pornography

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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 search warrant at his residence in unincorporated Anaheim. Bruce was booked...

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Posted on: September 8, 2015

Join as Anaheim Pays Tribute to All Who Perished on September 11

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Anaheim’s first responders will honor the thousands of individuals who perished, including 403 emergency personnel, on September 11, 2001 with a 9/11 Remembrance Ceremony to be held in the Grand Plaza of the Anaheim Convention Center. Residents, visitors,...Read on...

Posted on: August 17, 2015

O.C. Agencies Unite to Combat Human Trafficking

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WHAT: Orange County law enforcement, transportation officials and the Orange County Human Trafficking Task Force (OCHTTF) will hold a joint news conference to discuss the state of human trafficking in Orange County. OCHTTF, which was founded and is admini...

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Posted on: August 14, 2015

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

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The Anaheim Police Department Traffic Unit will be conducting a DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint on August 15, in the 1100 block of S. Harbor Blvd. between the hours of 8:00 PM and 3:00 AM.
The deterrent effect of DUI checkpoints is a proven resource in r...Read on...

Posted on: May 19, 2015

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

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Tomorrow, Wednesday, May 20, 2015, at 11:00 A.M., the Anaheim Police Department will recognize twelve Anaheim youth who demonstrated they will do the right thing! As part of the “Do The Right Thing” (DTRT) Program twelve youth from across Anaheim will be...Read on...

Posted on: April 15, 2015

Click It or Ticket Campaign to Begin May 18, 2015

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Once again, the Anaheim Police Department is reminding motorists to Click It or Ticket. As part of the national seat belt enforcement campaign, law enforcement agencies around the country will be stepping up enforcement May 18-31...Read on...

Posted on: April 5, 2015

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

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On April 4, 2015, at approximately 7:45 A.M., Anaheim Police Officers received information that a woman who was sought on an arrest warrant the previous day by the California Highway Patrol (CHP) was at her residence in the 2800 block of E. Lincoln Avenue...Read on...

Posted on: March 27, 2015

DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint Planned This Saturday

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The Anaheim Police Department Traffic Unit will be conducting a DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint on March 28, at Cerritos Avenue and Euclid Street between the hours of 8:00 p.m. and 3:00 a.m.
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Posted on: May 3, 2017

A nuestra comunidad de la Cd. de Anaheim

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A nuestra comunidad de la Cd. de Anaheim:

En respuesta a los recientes acontecimientos en relación con la situación migratoria y las leyes, el departamento de policía de la Cd. de Anaheim (APD, por sus siglas en in...

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Posted on: May 3, 2017

Chief Quezada's Letter On Immigration

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To our Anaheim Community:

In response to recent developments concerning immigration status and laws, the Anaheim Police Department (APD) expresses its sincerest commitment to the residents of Anaheim during this concerning time.  APD valu...

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Posted on: October 6, 2016

Overt Surveillance Camera System in Anaheim Parks

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Deputy Chief Harvey presented information about the overt surveillance camera system in Anaheim parks to the Anaheim City Council on September 13th 2016.

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Posted on: August 18, 2016

Bicycle Registration

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Your bicycle information is stored in our local database and easily accessible in the event your bicycle is stolen.

To start the registration of your bicycle online, click here: http://www.anaheim.net/3501/Bicycle-Registration

If you would prefer t...Read on...

Posted on: June 1, 2016

U Visa Certification

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The U nonimmigrant status (U visa) is set aside for victims of certain crimes who have suffered mental or physical abuse and are helpful to law enforcement or government officials in the investigation or prosecution of criminal activity. The U Visa is a 4...Read on...

Posted on: May 27, 2015

See Something, Say Something

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If You See Something, Say Something delivers the simple message to Orange County citizens that an alert public plays a critical role in keeping our community safe. For more information, visit www.keepocsafe.org.

The Anaheim Police Department Suspicio...Read on...

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Posted on: May 25, 2017

Two Students Arrested for Alleged School Violence Plot

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ANAHEIM, CALIF (May 25, 2017) – Two Savanna High School students have been arrested for allegedly plotting to commit acts of violence on campus, including the placing of bombs and committing shootings. School administrators contacted APD early Thursday mo...

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Posted on: May 18, 2017

Anaheim Resident Arrested for Multiple Murders

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ANAHEIM, CALIF (May 18, 2017) – Anaheim PD homicide detectives have arrested a suspect in the murders of two homeless men in October 2016 and January 2017. Marvin Magallanes, a 25 year old resident of Anaheim was arrested early Friday morning May 12th aft...

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Posted on: May 18, 2017

DUI/Drivers’ License Checkpoint Friday, May, 19 2017

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ANAHEIM, CALIF (May 18, 2017) – The Anaheim Police Department Traffic Unit will be conducting a DUI/Drivers’ License Checkpoint tomorrow night, May 19, 2017, at Anaheim Blvd and Lincoln Ave between the hours of 8:00 P.M. and 3:00 A.M.

The deterrent and p...

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Posted on: May 18, 2017

LEADERSHIP AND LEGACY TO BE HIGHLIGHTED AT ANAHEIM FIRE & RESCUE’S PROMOTION AND GRADUATION CEREMONY

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (May 18, 2017) – Friday morning, May 19, 2017, Anaheim Fire & Rescue will recognize 18 fire service professionals and welcome 21 new Firefighter/Paramedics at its 2017 Promotion & Graduation Ceremony held at the City National Grove...Read on...

Posted on: April 27, 2017

DUI/Drivers’ License Checkpoint Friday, April 28, 2017

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ANAHEIM, CALIF, (April 27, 2017) – The Anaheim Police Department Traffic Unit will be conducting a DUI/Drivers’ License Checkpoint tomorrow night, April 28, 2017, on Ball Road between East St and State College Blvd between the hours of 8:00 P.M. and 3:00 ...

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Posted on: April 26, 2017

ANAHEIM FIRE & RESCUE DISPLAYS USE OF GOATS IN WEED ABATEMENT

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ANAHEIM, CALIF (April 26, 2017) – For the past few years, Anaheim Fire & Rescue has enlisted the use of goats as an element of our strategic plan for wildland fire prevention in certain areas of the city that are vulnerable to wildland fire....

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Posted on: April 26, 2017

ANAHEIM FIRE & RESCUE PRESENTA EL USO DE CABRAS EN EL ABATAMIENTO DE MALEZAS

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ANAHEIM, CALIF (26 de abril de 2017) - Durante los últimos años, El Departamento de Bomberos & Rescate de Anaheim ha reclutado el uso de cabras como elemento de nuestro plan estratégico para la prevención de...

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Posted on: April 17, 2017

Email Threats to Canyon High School Student-Body a Hoax

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At 11:58 p.m. on April 16, an unsubstantiated email was sent to all Administration at Canyon High School targeting the student-body.  Anaheim Police Department responded quickly to investigate and determined the threats were not credible. &nb...

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Posted on: April 13, 2017

Anaheim Police Identify 5th Victim of Serial Murderers

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ANAHEIM, Calif - (April 13, 2017) - After three years of investigation, Anaheim Police homicide detectives have identified the fifth victim of serial murderers Steven Gordon and Franc Cano. During the initial stages of the investigation information was o...Read on...

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Posted on: March 28, 2017

THREE DOGS PERISH IN ANAHEIM BASEMENT FIRE

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ANAHEIM, CA (March 28, 2017) – Approximately 30 Firefighters from Anaheim Fire & Rescue and Orange County Fire Authority extinguished a residential structure fire in the 200 block of N. Grand Ave in Anaheim Tuesday evening. At around 8:01 pm, fire uni...

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Posted on: March 21, 2017

Anaheim Police Department Hires Assistant Public Information Officer

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ANAHEIM, CA (MARCH 20, 2017) – The Anaheim Police Department is excited to announce the hiring of Kristina Hamm as the Department’s full-time Assistant Public Information Officer.

Kristina Hamm is an innovative communications and marketing professional wit...

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Posted on: March 16, 2017

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

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ANAHEIM, CA (MARCH 16, 2017) – Late Wednesday evening, Anaheim Police SWAT personnel, assisted by the Orange County Sheriff’s SWAT Team, served simultaneous search warrants at three Anaheim residences: 1200 block of N. East Street, 600 block of S. Philade...

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Posted on: March 16, 2017

This St. Patrick’s Day, Plan Before You Party!

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ANAHEIM, CA - St. Patrick’s Day has become one of the nation’s favorite holidays to celebrate and party. Unfortunately, too many people are taking to the roads after drinking, making the holiday one of our most dangerous. According to ...

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Posted on: March 6, 2017

Search Warrant Served by SWAT After Tip Regarding Explosives in Anaheim Residence

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ANAHEIM, CA (March 6, 2017) – Anaheim Police SWAT Team members and investigators from the Orange County Sheriff’s Department Bomb Squad served a search warrant at a residence in the 500 block of South Clementine St just after noon Monday afternoon. The se...

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Posted on: February 22, 2017

Two Juveniles Arrested Following Confrontation with Off-Duty LAPD Officer – Update

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ANAHEIM, CA – (February 22, 2017) - Yesterday afternoon around 2:40 pm, an off-duty LAPD officer was involved in a confrontation in front of his residence with several juveniles. The confrontation began over ongoing issues with juveniles walking across th...

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Posted on: February 21, 2017

Two Juveniles Arrested Following Confrontation With Off-Duty LAPD Officer

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ANAHEIM, CA – (February 21, 2017) – Two juveniles have been arrested following a physical confrontation during which an off-duty LAPD officer discharged his firearm. Nobody was struck by the gunfire and the Anaheim Police Department Homicide Detail is inv...

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Posted on: February 13, 2017

FOUL PLAY NOT SUSPECTED IN FIRE AT MICKEY AND FRIENDS PARKING STRUCTURE

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ANAHEIM, CA – (February 13, 2017) – Anaheim Fire & Rescue responded to the Mickey and Friends parking structure around 4:37 pm regarding a vehicle fire. The first units on scene reported heavy smoke and several vehicles fully involved in flames on the...

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Posted on: February 9, 2017

FIRE AT HISTORIC ANAHEIM WHITE HOUSE RESTAURANT DEEMED ACCIDENTAL

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ANAHEIM, CA – (FEBRUARY 9, 2017), Investigators from Anaheim Fire & Rescue have conclusively determined last Saturday’s fire at the historic Anaheim White House restaurant was accidental in nature and caused by an electrical problem.

The blaze was reported...

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Posted on: February 4, 2017

LANDMARK ANAHEIM WHITE HOUSE HEAVILY DAMAGED BY FIRE

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ANAHEIM, CA – (FEBRUARY 4, 2017) – The Anaheim White House restaurant, a landmark in Anaheim, suffered extensive structural and content damage during a fire early Saturday morning. At 4:18 am, Anaheim Fire & Rescue received a call of a commercial stru...

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Posted on: January 20, 2017

Anaheim Man Arrested For Stabbing Girlfriend To Death

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ANAHEIM, CA (JANUARY 20, 2017) – Homicide detectives have arrested a 27 year old man for fatally stabbing his girlfriend Thursday afternoon in the 100 block of E. Wilken Way. Frank Moseley, a resident of Anaheim was booked late last night for one count of...

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Posted on: January 5, 2017

Anaheim Police Department Adopts Nextdoor, the Private Social Network for Neighborhoods

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Anaheim Police Department announced today a partnership with Nextdoor (www.nextdoor.com), the private social network for neighborhoods, to build stronger, safer communities with the help of residents.

This integration with Nextdoor will enable the Anaheim ...

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Posted on: December 28, 2016

Investigators Seek Public’s Help In Unlawful Fire Investigation

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Anaheim, CA (December 28, 2016, 10:00 am) – Surveillance video from a nearby residence shows a fire in the 700 block of N. Bush Street Monday night was likely caused by illegal fireworks. Around 9:15 pm, December 26, 2016, Anaheim Fire & Rescue respon...

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Posted on: November 20, 2016

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

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A suspect being sought for assault with a deadly weapon was fatally shot during a confrontation with Anaheim Police just after 9:00 pm Saturday night.  Anaheim police officers were assisting officers from the California Highway Patrol in searchin...

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Posted on: November 20, 2016

Two Alarm Fire Burns Seven Tractor Trailers

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35 Firefighters from Anaheim Fire & Rescue, Fullerton Fire Department, and Garden Grove Fire Department extinguished a fire in about one hour at a yard where numerous tractor trailers were stored.  The call was received at 9:13 pm and a 2nd a...

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Posted on: November 18, 2016

DUI/DRIVERS’ LICENSE CHECKPOINT TONIGHT FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 18, 2016

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ANAHEIM, CA – The Anaheim Police Department Traffic Unit will be conducting a DUI/Drivers’ License Checkpoint tonight, November 18, 2016, at Euclid St and La Palma Ave between the hours of 8:00 P.M. and 3:00 A.M.

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Posted on: November 18, 2016

Suspect Arrested in Fatal Stabbing of Anaheim Woman

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ANAHEIM, CA – Anaheim Police Homicide Detectives have arrested a 23 year old female for first degree murder stemming from a fatal stabbing last Saturday evening at Edison Park. Late Thursday, Detectives arrested Jessica Ventura, a 23 year old tr...

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Posted on: November 17, 2016

Suspect Arrested in Child Sexual Assault

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ANAHEIM, CA – Anaheim Police detectives arrested Daniel Martinez Wednesday morning for a variety of charges stemming from a child sexual assault investigation. Martinez is alleged to have had inappropriate physical contact with two young girls, ...

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Posted on: November 14, 2016

Child Located and Mother Arrested in Parental Abduction of Eight Year Old Girl

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ANAHEIM, CA – Anaheim detectives have located an eight year old girl who was the victim of a parental abduction nearly a week ago. The child’s mother, Deja Hallett, a 24 year old resident of Downey, is in custody and has been booked at...

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Posted on: November 8, 2016

Man and Woman Affiliated with Angelic Secrets Online Escort Agency Arrested on Human Trafficking Cha

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ANAHEIM, CA - In mid-October of 2016, a parent contacted the Costa Mesa Police Department reporting concerns about his 17 year old daughter, who was a runaway, possibly being a victim of human trafficking. The Orange County Human Trafficking Task Force (O...

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Posted on: November 3, 2016

Anaheim PD to Offer Free Child Safety Seat Inspections

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ANAHEIM, CA - The Anaheim Police Department will again be offering free child safety seat inspections and fittings this Saturday, November 5, 2016. This Child Passenger Safety Check will allow parents and caregivers of young children to have their car sea...

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Posted on: November 3, 2016

Residential Burglar Caught on Video Arrested After Tips from Public

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ANAHEIM, CA – A residential burglar caught on a home security video was arrested after tips from the public led police to his identity. On October 24, 2016, Anaheim Police responded to a residential burglary in the 1200 block of N. Lighthouse La...

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Posted on: October 29, 2016

Suspect Arrested for Possession of Explosive Materials

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A 57 year old man is in custody after Anaheim Police officers found several pounds of dangerous materials in his room. Anaheim Police were first called to an assisted living facility in the 200 block of N. Dale Ave around 10:00 am this morning regarding...Read on...

Posted on: October 25, 2016

ANAHEIM POLICE DEPARTMENT RECEIVES GRANT FOR SPECIAL TRAFFIC ENFORCEMENT AND CRASH PREVENTION

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The Anaheim Police Department has been awarded a $536,452 grant from the California Office of Traffic Safety (OTS) for a year-long program of special enforcements and public awareness efforts to prevent traffic related deaths and injuries. The Anaheim Pol...

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Posted on: October 24, 2016

Anaheim Police Department Conducts “Minor Decoy” Operations

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ANAHEIM, CA – Over the past two months, the Anaheim Police Department Vice Detail has conducted two “minor decoy” operations in Anaheim in accordance with a nearly $100,000 grant awarded by the Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control. Each minor, under t...Read on...

Posted on: October 19, 2016

Are You Ready To Shakeout? October 20th is the Great California Shoutout?

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (October 20, 2016) – At 10:20 am on October 20th, Anaheim Fire & Rescue invites you to momentarily stop what you are doing and participate in the Great California ShakeOut. This earthquake drill reinforces the importance of “Stop, Drop...Read on...

Posted on: October 11, 2016

Anaheim Fire & Rescue Celebra La Semana De Prevención De Incendios Con Alarmas De Humo Gratis Para E

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Anaheim, CA- Mañana, 12 de octubre del 2016, el personal de Anaheim Fire & Rescue harán una visita a estudiantes de la escuela primaria Edison para celebrar la Semana de Prevención de Incendios. Estarán presente una compañía de bomberos y otro persona...Read on...

Posted on: October 11, 2016

Anaheim Fire & Rescue Celebrates Fire Prevention Week with Free Smoke Detectors to Edison Elementary

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ANAHEIM, CA – Personnel from Anaheim Fire & Rescue will visit students at Edison Elementary School during their Fire Prevention Week Assembly tomorrow, Wednesday, October 12, 2016. In addition to a Fire Company and fire prevention personnel, students ...Read on...

Posted on: October 3, 2016

Anaheim Police Department to Join Anaheim Elementary School District for National Walk to School Day

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ANAHEIM, CA – The Anaheim Police Department will partner with all 24 Anaheim Elementary School District schools as they join schools from around the country to celebrate National Walk to School Day on October 5, 2016, to send unified traffic safety messag...Read on...

Posted on: September 29, 2016

Anaheim Police Chief Raul Quezada to Host Forum on Legalization of Marijuana

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ANAHEIM, CA – Anaheim Police Chief Raul Quezada invites members of the community and the media to attend a panel discussion on Tuesday, October 4, 2016, regarding the legalization of marijuana in California. This is an important issue which will appear on...Read on...

Posted on: September 28, 2016

Join the Fire Agencies of Anaheim, Garden Grove, and Orange City for Fire Service Day

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On Saturday, October 1, 2016, the North Net Training Center will be the site for this year’s Fire Service Day hosted by the fire agencies of Anaheim, Garden Grove, and Orange City. Families will have the opportunity to personally meet firefighters, view ...Read on...

Posted on: September 27, 2016

Sospechoso es detenido por las autoridades y se buscan más víctimas de inspecciones fraudulentas

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ANAHEIM, CA – Investigadores del departamento de policía de Anaheim detienen a Brian Lee Carsten el viernes por la tarde por un número de cargos basados en inspecciones fraudulentas en nombre del departamento de bomberos. C...

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Posted on: September 26, 2016

Suspect Arrested and Additional Victims Sought in Fraudulent Fire Inspection S

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ANAHEIM, CA – Anaheim Police investigators arrested Brian Lee Carsten late Friday afternoon for a variety of charges stemming from a fraudulent fire inspection scam. Carsten is alleged to have falsely impersonated a fire official on at least fiv...

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Posted on: September 24, 2016

Suspect Arrested on Attempted Murder and Pimping After Assaulting Female Last Weekend

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ANAHEIM, CA – Thursday morning, Investigators from the Orange County Human Trafficking Task Force (OCHTTF) arrested Deandre Henderson, a 26 year old resident of Tustin, for attempted murder, robbery and pimping. The arrest stems from an incident...

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Posted on: September 23, 2016

Police Seek Public’s Help Identifying Armed Robbery Suspects

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ANAHEIM, CA – Anaheim Police are seeking the public’s help to identify three suspects involved in an armed robbery last night at a market in the 300 block of N. Brookhurst Street. Three suspects entered the market at 10:13 pm Thursday ...

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Posted on: September 22, 2016

Anaheim PD to Participate In National Car Seat Inspection Day

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ANAHEIM, CA - The Anaheim Police Department will be participating in National Car Seat Check-Up Day this Saturday, September 24, 2016. This Child Passenger Safety Check will allow parents and caregivers of young children to have their car seat(s) checked ...

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Posted on: September 17, 2016

Suspect Arrested in Double Stabbing That Left Man and Woman in Critical Condition

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ANAHEIM, CA – Late Saturday afternoon Investigators from the Anaheim Police Department Gang Detail and Crime Task Force arrested Flavio Marquez, a 35 year old resident of Anaheim, on two counts of attempted murder related to a double stabbing which occurr...Read on...

Posted on: September 16, 2016

Suspect Sought in Double Stabbing

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ANAHEIM, CA - Police Officers responded to two stabbing calls within a block of each other and within two minutes late Thursday evening. The first call was received at 7:59 pm reporting a male on the sidewalk in the 1100 block of W. Ball Rd suffering from...Read on...

Posted on: September 15, 2016

Suspect Sought In Connection With Fraudulent Fire Inspection

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ANAHEIM, CA – An Anaheim business was fraudulently charged more than $400 for an unauthorized fire inspection on Tuesday September 13th. A male subject entered the business in the 1600 block of S. State College Blvd posing as a representative from the Sta...Read on...

Posted on: September 8, 2016

Improving Motorcycle Safety Aim of Anaheim Police Department Operation

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ANAHEIM, CA - The Anaheim Police Department will be conducting a specialized Motorcycle Safety Enforcement Operation on September 10 and 11, 2016 in an effort to lower deaths and injuries. Extra officers will be on duty patrolling areas frequented by moto...Read on...

Posted on: September 7, 2016

Anaheim Marks 15th Anniversary of 9/11 with Remembrance Ceremony, Community Service

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Elegant theater ceremony features stirring remarks, tributes to honored heroes, first responder pageantry, kids giving back with community service

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Posted on: September 6, 2016

11 Vehicles Burned in Anaheim Carport Fire

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ANAHEIM, CA – Anaheim Fire & Rescue responded to 2020 W. Alameda Ave just after 2:00 am Tuesday morning on reports of several vehicles on fire in the carports at a large apartment complex. Approximately 30 firefighters from Anaheim Fire & Rescue, ...Read on...

Posted on: September 2, 2016

DUI Enforcement Operations Planned for Next Two Weekends

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ANAHEIM, CA - Officers from the Anaheim Police Department’s Traffic Section will be deploying for the next two weekends to stop and arrest alcohol and drug-impaired drivers in the Department’s ongoing traffic safety campaign. DUI Saturation Patrols will d...Read on...

Posted on: September 1, 2016

DUI/Drivers’ License Checkpoint Friday, September 2, 2016

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ANAHEIM, CA – The Anaheim Police Department Traffic Unit will be conducting a DUI/Drivers’ License Checkpoint on September 2, 2016, at State College Blvd and Cerritos Ave between the hours of 8:00 P.M. and 3:00 A.M.

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Posted on: September 1, 2016

Seven Month Investigation Leads to Arrest of Suspect from January Explosion

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ANAHEIM, CA – Late Wednesday evening, Investigators from the Anaheim Police Department concluded a seven month investigation into a Butane Honey Oil lab explosion which occurred in the 2000 block of W. Blue Violet Ct. earlier this year. The inve...

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Posted on: August 31, 2016

Crime Stoppers Tips Lead to Arrest of Airbnb Theft Suspect

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ANAHEIM, CA – Late Tuesday evening investigators from the Anaheim Police Department Crime Task Force arrested a 27 year old female suspect for grand theft related to an Airbnb rental theft. Investigators arrested Julianne Marie Lavin, a 27 year ...

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Posted on: August 25, 2016

Anaheim Police Department Receives Grant to Fight Alcohol-related Crime

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ANAHEIM, CA - Police Chief Raul Quezada announced today that the Anaheim Police Department has been awarded a $99,613 grant from the California Alcoholic Beverage Control (ABC) to battle alcohol-related crime.

“This grant will provide my Department and...Read on...

Posted on: August 24, 2016

Two Suspects Booked for Multiple Felonies Following Officer Involved Shooting

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Late Tuesday evening an armed suspect wanted on suspicion of attempted murder, kidnapping, assault with a deadly weapon, and brandishing a firearm was shot by an Anaheim police officer during a foot pursuit. The suspect was transported to a local hospita...Read on...

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Posted on: August 11, 2016

Anaheim Remembers the 15th Anniversary of September 11

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (Aug. 11, 2016) — Anaheim’s first responders will mark the 15th anniversary of Sept. 11 with an inspiring remembrance ceremony that also offers residents a chance to give back by volunteering for community projects.

The 9/11 National D...Read on...

Posted on: August 9, 2016

DUI/Drivers’ License Checkpoint Friday, August 12, 2016

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ANAHEIM, CA – The Anaheim Police Department Traffic Unit will be conducting a DUI/Drivers’ License Checkpoint on August 12, 2016, at La Palma Ave and State College Blvd between the hours of 8:00 P.M. and 3:00 A.M.

The deterrent and preventive effects o...Read on...

Posted on: July 20, 2016

DUI/Drivers’ License Checkpoint Friday, July 22, 2016

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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.

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Posted on: July 11, 2016

APD to Hold Press Conference Regarding the In-Custody Death of Fermin Valenzuela

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Chief Raul Quezada will hold a press conference this afternoon at 4:30 pm in the Anaheim Police Department Training Auditorium to provide information regarding the recent in-custody death of Fermin Valenzuela. During this briefing, credentialed media will...Read on...

Posted on: July 10, 2016

Statement from Anaheim Police Chief Raul Quezada

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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. Valenzuela engaged the officers in a lengthy physical confrontation and as officers attempted to ...Read on...

Posted on: July 9, 2016

Anaheim Police Sponsor Gun Buy Back

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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.

At the conclusion of today's event, 676 firearms were collected. Chief Qu...Read on...

Posted on: July 9, 2016

Suspect Arrested in Anaheim with Stolen Property Connected to Anaheim Storage Burglaries

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ANAHEIM, CA – On Thursday, July 7, 2016, detectives from the Anaheim Police Department Burglary/Auto Theft Detail, along with investigators from the Crime Task Force arrested Paul Muna, 30, in West Anaheim for possession of a stolen firearm. Fur...

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Posted on: July 7, 2016

Anaheim Police Sponsor Gun Buy Back This Saturday

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This Saturday, July 9, 2016, the Anaheim Police Department will hold a gun buy back at La Palma Park. Between 8:00 AM and 4:00 PM, people who would like to dispose of their unwanted firearms are encouraged to come to the north side of La Palma Park and m...Read on...

Posted on: July 3, 2016

Suspect who fought with Officers Suffered Medical Emergency

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ANAHEIM, CA - On July 2, 2016 at 9:15 am, Anaheim Police Department received a call of a suspicious male who had followed a woman to her home in the 2600 block of W. Broadway Ave. Officers responded and contacted Fermin Vincent Valenzuela, a 24 year old r...Read on...

Posted on: June 27, 2016

Attempted Bank Robbery Suspect Arrested After Brief Standoff

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ANAHEIM, CA – A suspected bank robber was arrested this morning after a nearly one hour standoff. Anaheim Police received a 9-1-1 call from an employee inside the Wells Fargo bank in the 1600 block of N. Raymond Ave. at 9:09 am reporting a possi...

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Posted on: June 24, 2016

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

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Last night, acting on a tip from a member of the community regarding the sale of dangerous fireworks, Anaheim Police Crime Task Force investigators completed a probation search at a residence in the 1500 block of E. Benmore Lane.

Nearly 600 pounds of ...Read on...

Posted on: June 23, 2016

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

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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! As part of the “Do The Right Thing” (DTRT) Program twelve youths from across Anaheim will be ...Read on...

Posted on: June 16, 2016

DUI/Drivers’ License Checkpoint Friday, June 17, 2016

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Anaheim, CA – The Anaheim Police Department Traffic Unit will be conducting a DUI/Drivers’ License Checkpoint on June 17, 2016, at Anaheim Boulevard and Lincoln Avenue between the hours of 8:00 P.M. and 3:00 A.M.

The deterrent and preventive effects of...Read on...

Posted on: June 6, 2016

Vehicle Burglary Suspect Shot in Anaheim Hills

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ANAHEIM, CA – At about 05:08 a.m. on June 6, 2016, Anaheim Police responded to the 100 block of S. Eucalyptus Drive for a shooting. A resident saw a male inside his vehicle which was parked in the driveway of his residence. He exited his residence with a ...Read on...

Posted on: May 25, 2016

Anaheim Police Chief Warns Protestors There Is No Place for Violence in Anaheim

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ANAHEIM, CA – 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. “While we recognize and respect the...Read on...

Posted on: May 23, 2016

Presidential Candidate Visits to Anaheim Convention Center

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (May 23, 2016) - In an effort to facilitate media access to the Anaheim Convention Center for the planned visits of Presidential Candidates Bernie Sanders on Tuesday, May 24, 2016 and Donald Trump on Wednesday, May 25, 2016, the Anaheim Po...Read on...

Posted on: May 20, 2016

New “Coast to Coast” Seat Belt Enforcement Effort Aims to Increase Click It or Ticket

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Anaheim CA – From May 23 to June 5, 2016, local law enforcement personnel will participate in the national Click It or Ticket campaign in an effort to save lives through increased seat belt use. This education enforcement period comes ahead of the Memoria...Read on...

Posted on: May 18, 2016

Anaheim Police Department Announces the Passing of K9 Bruno

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ANAHEIM, CA – It is with great sadness the Anaheim Police Department announces the passing of K9 Bruno at 5:55 am this morning. Bruno was admitted to Yorba Regional Anaheim Hospital late Saturday afternoon after experiencing medical complications related ...Read on...

Posted on: May 18, 2016

FIRE & RESCUE’S PROMOTION AND GRADUATION CEREMONY

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LEADERSHIP AND LEGACY WERE HIGHLIGHTED AT ANAHEIM FIRE & RESCUE’S PROMOTION AND GRADUATION CEREMONY RECOGNIZING 15 FIRE SERVICE PROFESSIONALS AND 12 NEW FIREFIGHTER/PARAMEDICSANAHEIM, Calif. (May 18, 2016) –This morning, Anaheim Fire & Rescue recogniz...Read on...

Posted on: May 18, 2016

Third Alarm Fire Damages Multiple Units in Senior Living Apartment Complex

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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. The location is a large multi-building, multi-unit senior living apartment complex. Upon arriv...Read on...

Posted on: May 12, 2016

Suspect Identified in Peralta Canyon Park Homicide

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ANAHEIM, CA – Anaheim Police Homicide Detectives have announced the arrest of a suspect in Thursday afternoon’s shooting death in the parking lot of Peralta Canyon Park. Humberto Servin, 49 years of age, and a resident of Orange, has b...

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Posted on: April 14, 2016

Internet Sexual Predator Arrested in Anaheim Sting Operation

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ANAHEIM, CA – In March 2016, APD Sexual Assault detectives investigated a report of a 13 year old girl who had been sexually assaulted in late 2014 by a then 26 year old male. The incident began when the suspect, Moonjun Kim, began communicating with the ...

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Posted on: April 13, 2016

Residential Burglary Arrest – Update

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ANAHEIM, CA – On April 5, 2016, Jonas McClanahan was arrested at his Whittier home during the service of a search warrant related to a burglary which occurred in Anaheim Hills on January 4, 2016. During a search of McClanahan’s home, a...

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Posted on: April 12, 2016

Two Suspects Arrested in Separate Pharmacy Burglaries

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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 home located at 2745 S. Fremont Street #4 in Alhamb...

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Posted on: April 5, 2016

Suspect Arrested in Whittier with Property Stolen in Anaheim Hills Residential Burglary

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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. On January 14, 2016, a residence in the area of Santa Ana Canyon Road and Imper...

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Posted on: March 29, 2016

Suspect Arrested in Anaheim Pipe Bomb Incidents

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ANAHEIM, CA – 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. Patrons at the ...

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Posted on: March 28, 2016

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

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On Wednesday March 23, 2016 the Anaheim Police Department, with the assistance of the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms (ATF), and U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Homeland Security Investigati...Read on...

Posted on: March 27, 2016

Loara High School Threat

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ANAHEIM, CA – 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 th...

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Posted on: March 24, 2016

ANAHEIM FIRE & RESCUE ANNOUNCES NEW LEADERSHIP STAFF FOR COMMUNITY RISK REDUCTION DIVISON

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

Posted on: March 17, 2016

DUI/Drivers’ License Checkpoint Saturday March 19, 2016

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Anaheim, CA – The Anaheim Police Department Traffic Unit will be conducting a DUI/Drivers’ License Checkpoint on March 19, 2016, at Ball Road and Euclid Street between the hours of 8:00 P.M. and 3:00 A.M.

The deterrent and preventive effects of DUI che...Read on...

Posted on: March 14, 2016

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

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Beginning Monday, March 14, 2016, Anaheim Fire & Rescue will engage in wildland fire training to prepare for the approaching wildland fire season. This training will include the use of smoke canisters to assist firefighting personnel with locating th...Read on...

Posted on: March 6, 2016

Takeover Robbery Suspect Shot in Officer Involved Shooting

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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 at 1131 W. Lincoln Avenue in Anaheim. The female caller was whispering and the call taker could not u...

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Posted on: March 4, 2016

Anaheim Murder Suspect Featured on America’s Most Wanted Arrested after Four Year Manhunt

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ANAHEIM, CA - On January 17, 1998, California Corrections Officer Elizabeth Begaren was brutally murdered on the on ramp to the eastbound 91 freeway from East Street in Anaheim. The case went cold and was unsolved for nearly 15 years. In February 2012, th...

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Posted on: February 28, 2016

12 Arrested After Violence Erupts at Pearson Park Protest.

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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 for a planned walking protest. Initial reports indicate a group of approximately 30 counte...

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Posted on: February 28, 2016

Update to KKK Protest Violence

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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 which erupted just after noon on Saturday at a planned walking protest by the KKK...Read on...

Posted on: February 18, 2016

Suspect Arrested in Gang-Related Shooting at Taco Bell

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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 in the 1600 block of W. Katella Avenue. Officers located a 22 year old male victim who s...

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Posted on: February 14, 2016

One Juvenile and Two 19 Year Old Human Trafficking Victims Rescued

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Suspects Arrested:Suspect 1: Ariel Guizar, 35, San JoseSuspect 2: Araceli Mendoza, 23, San Jose

ANAHEIM, CA - On Wednesday, February 10, 2016, The Orange County Human Trafficking Task Force (OCHTTF) received information from concerned family members regard...

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Posted on: January 25, 2016

Neighbor’s Observations Lead to Arrest of Package Thieves

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ANAHEIM, CA – On January 20, 2016, Detectives from the Anaheim Police Department’s Burglary/Auto Theft Detail arrested two suspects for grand theft. The suspects were captured on surveillance video stealing packages from residential do...

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Posted on: January 21, 2016

Butane Honey Oil Extraction Discovered in Burned Condominium

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At approximately 11:40 p.m. last night, Anaheim Fire & Rescue received multiple calls of a garage fire in the 2000 block of W. Blue Violet Court. Upon arrival, fire personnel found the garage of a two story detached condominium was fully involved and...Read on...

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Posted on: January 18, 2016

ORANGE COUNTY HUMAN TRAFFICKING TASK FORCE

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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. Late Friday evening, J...

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Posted on: January 12, 2016

ANAHEIM FIRE & RESCUE JOINS ORANGE COUNTY CONSERVATION CORPS TO REDUCE RISK OF

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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 in Deer Canyon Park and Pelanconi Park. Beginning this week, members...Read on...

Posted on: January 12, 2016

SWIFT WATER RESCUE DRILL PLANNED FOR ORANGE COUNTY FIRE AGENCIES

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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.

The exercise is ...

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Posted on: January 6, 2016

Anaheim Police Seek Public’s Help in Identifying Package Theft Suspects

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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. The most recent theft occurred on January 4, 201...Read on...

Posted on: December 24, 2015

DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint Saturday December 26, 2015

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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.

The deterrent effect of DUI checkpoints is a proven resource in r...Read on...

Posted on: December 23, 2015

Road Closures Due to Smoke from Mulch Fire

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ANAHEIM, CA - Anaheim Fire & Rescue has been receiving multiple calls regarding a possible fire in the area of Broadway and Manchester in Anaheim. This incident began as a mulch fire during the early afternoon of December 22, 2015 at a tree service di...Read on...

Posted on: December 16, 2015

23rd Annual Spark of Love Stuff-A-Bus Coming to Honda Center

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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. The annual toy drive will ...

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Posted on: December 15, 2015

Insurance Services Office Designates City of Anaheim as a Class 1 City

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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.

The Insurance Service Office, or ISO, rates cities and their fire departm...

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Posted on: December 11, 2015

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 with tinted brake lenses and an
aftermarket trunk and rear bumper, stopped in front of a residence in the 200 block of S. Hillcrest in Anaheim Hills. A ma...

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Posted on: December 10, 2015

Anaheim Detectives Arrest Suspect in 1998 Cold Case Murder

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On December 8, 2015, Anaheim homicide detectives arrested John Augustin, a 52 year old transient from Fullerton, for the 1998 cold case murder of Irene Ruelaz.

Ruelaz was reported missing by family members on April 24, 1998. Approximately one week later, o...

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Posted on: December 4, 2015

Community Meeting

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To our Anaheim Community:

In response to the senseless, horrific massacre in San Bernardino, the Anaheim Police Department (APD) expresses its deep sorrow for those who lost their lives and to those families and individuals impacted by this tragedy. A...Read on...

Posted on: December 2, 2015

APD Family Mourns with San Bernardino

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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. As always, remain vigilant and report suspicious activity.

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Posted on: November 20, 2015

Arrest of Suspects in Ponderosa Park Homicide

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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. When officers arrived, they located Eduardo Curiel Molina, 36, of Anaheim with a gu...Read on...

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Posted on: November 19, 2015

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

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The Anaheim Police Department Traffic Unit will be conducting a DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint on November 20, 2015, at Ball Rd. and Brookhurst St. between the hours of 8:00 p.m. and 2:30 a.m.

The deterrent effect of DUI checkpoints is a proven resour...Read on...

Posted on: November 4, 2015

Anaheim Police Department is Awarded California Office of Traffic Safety Grant

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The Anaheim Police Department has been awarded a $385,180 grant from the California Office of Traffic Safety (OTS) for a year-long program of special enforcement and public awareness efforts to prevent traffic related deaths and injuries. The Anaheim Poli...

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Posted on: October 28, 2015

PRACTICE FIRE AND PERSONAL SAFETY WHILE CELEBRATING HALLOWEEN

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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. Many children dressed in costumes will take to the streets for trick-or-tre...

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Posted on: October 27, 2015

Suspect Arrested Following Officer Involved Shooting

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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. The suspect had been convicted of Assault with a Deadly Weapon on a Peace Offi...

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Posted on: October 9, 2015

ANNUAL READY, SET, GO! BLOCK PARTY TO HIGHLIGHT WILDFIRE PREPARATION

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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! – a community risk reduction program designed...Read on...

Posted on: October 6, 2015

JOIN ANAHEIM FIRE & RESCUE FOR THE GREAT CALIFORNIA SHAKEOUT

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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. Th...

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Posted on: October 5, 2015

Voluntades of OC Coalition

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Domestic violence, sexual assault and human trafficking are public health problems that affect all layers of our community in Orange County, which require a comprehensive approach to mitigate their effects and to better serve victims.
To address these pr...Read on...

Posted on: September 23, 2015

Anaheim Police Department Appoints Dan Cahill to Second Deputy Chief Position

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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. Deputy Chief Cahill was recently selected for the position ...Read on...

Posted on: September 20, 2015

Homicide – Seeking Information

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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, September 20, 2015, just before 3:00 a.m., a 22 year old male victim was...Read on...

Posted on: September 18, 2015

Join the Fire Agencies of Anaheim, Garden Grove, Orange, and Fullerton for Fire Service Day

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (September 18, 2015) – On Saturday, October 3, 2015, the North Net Training Center will be the site for this year’s Fire Service Day hosted by the fire agencies of Anaheim, Garden Grove, Orange City and Fullerton. Families will have the op...

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Posted on: September 10, 2015

Anaheim to Host September 11th Remembrance Ceremony

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WHAT: 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.

WHERE: Grand Plaza of the Anaheim Convention Center; compli...

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Posted on: September 9, 2015

Retired Teacher Arrested for Child Molestation and Possession of Child Pornography

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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 search warrant at his residence in unincorporated Anaheim. Bruce was booked...

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Posted on: September 3, 2015

ANAHEIM FIRE & RESCUE WANTS YOU TO BE PREPARED!

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (September 3, 2015) - 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. Communicate” encourages residents to ma...Read on...

Posted on: September 2, 2015

Join as Anaheim Pays Tribute to All Who Perished on September 11

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ANAHEIM, CA – (September 2, 2015) Anaheim’s first responders will honor the thousands of individuals who perished, including 403 emergency personnel, on September 11, 2001 with a 9/11 Remembrance Ceremony to be held in the Grand Plaza of the Anaheim Conve...Read on...

Posted on: September 1, 2015

ANAHEIM FIRE & RESCUE RECEIVES $15,000 FOR YOUTH SAFETY INITIATIVE

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ANAHEIM, CA (Sept. 1, 2015) – Children in Anaheim will be safer thanks to a $15,000 grant from CITA Insurance Services and Fireman’s Fund Insurance Company. Specifically, the grant will fund the purchase of helmets to distribute to youth in the communi...

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Posted on: August 31, 2015

Anaheim Police Department to Join Community in National Night Out (#NNOAPD)

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In 1984, the non-profit group National Association of Town Watch (NATW) began the National Night Out campaign in order to bring communities together to focus on crime prevention, increase police-community partnerships, promote neighborhood camaraderie, an...

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Posted on: August 31, 2015

Anaheim Police Sponsor Gun Buy Back this Saturday

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This Saturday, August 8, 2015, the Anaheim Police Department will hold a gun buy back at La Palma Park. Between 8:00 AM and 4:00 PM, people who would like to dispose of their unwanted firearms are encouraged to come to the north side of La Palma Park and ...

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Posted on: August 31, 2015

Country Music Star Chris Young to Donate Kidde Smoke Alarms

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WHAT: Grammy nominated, RCA Records Nashville singer/songwriter Chris Young will participate in a smoke alarm donation event on Thursday, August 13, before his concert at the Pacific Amphitheatre in Costa Mesa, Calif. Young will donate 250 Kidde Worry-Fre...

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Posted on: August 28, 2015

ANAHEIM FIRE & RESCUE OFFERS PARAMEDIC MEMBERSHIP PROGRAM

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Anaheim Fire & Rescue offers a Paramedic Membership Program designed to minimize the financial impact of emergency medical response in Anaheim. For less than 10 cents a day or $36 annually, enrolling in this program will decrease the costs related to ...

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Posted on: August 28, 2015

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

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

The deterrent effect of DUI checkpoints is a proven resource in...

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Posted on: August 28, 2015

O.C. Agencies Unite to Combat Human Trafficking

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WHAT: Orange County law enforcement, transportation officials and the Orange County Human Trafficking Task Force (OCHTTF) will hold a joint news conference to discuss the state of human trafficking in Orange County. OCHTTF, which was founded and is admini...

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Posted on: July 9, 2015

Public Utilities Customer Alert

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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 water reduction target of 20% s...Read on...


Posted on: July 10, 2015

Anaheim Public Utilities - Underground Conversion - Lincoln/Dale

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LINCOLN/ DALE AVE.
Crews have completed all digging, trenching, and repaving for the new underground facilities on Lincoln Ave and all overhead electrical facilities have been removed and poles have been topped down to the communication level. The remain...Read on...

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Posted on: July 6, 2015

Anaheim Public Utilities - Underground Conversion - Lincoln/Rio Vista

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This project began construction in July of 2016 and is scheduled for completion by July of 2018.

For updates on this project please select Notify Me...

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Posted on: July 6, 2015

Anaheim Public Utilities - Underground Conversion - Miraloma

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This project began construction in July of 2015 and is scheduled for completion by August of 2017.

For updates on this project please select Notify Me...

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Posted on: July 6, 2015

Anaheim Public Utilities - Underground Conversion - Orangewood

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This project is currently in the design phase. Project engineers are currently working with property owners and businesses and the communication companies regarding the routing and placement of the new underground facilities. Construction is scheduled to ...Read on...

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