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Posted on: September 27, 2022

OCVibe proposal approved, will bring historic transformation to Honda Center area

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (Sept. 27, 2022) — A plan to transform the area around Honda Center and the ARTIC transit hub is moving forward with plans for 95 acres of new entertainment, shopping and dining, offices, apartments and open space.

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Posted on: September 27, 2022

Anaheim approves motel acquisition as part of ongoing rebuilding of Beach Boulevard

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (Sept. 27, 2022) — Anaheim’s City Council on Tuesday approved a $7.6 million motel acquisition as part of an ongoing effort to rebuild 1.5 miles of Beach Boulevard in the city.

 

The Council approved the Anaheim Housing Aut...

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Posted on: September 22, 2022

OCVibe proposal to remake area around Honda Center goes before City Council

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (Sept. 22, 2022) — Anaheim’s City Council on Sept. 27 is set to consider a proposal for 95 acres of new entertainment, shopping and dining, offices, apartments and open space built around Honda Center and the A...

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Posted on: September 22, 2022

Suspect in animal cruelty video incident turns himself in, dog recovered

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (Sept. 22, 2022) — A 33-year-old Anaheim resident has turned himself in to Anaheim Police in connection with a viral video depicting animal abuse against a dog.

Albert Frank Abad Jr. was arrested and booked into Anaheim j...

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Posted on: September 21, 2022

Felony arrest warrant issued in animal cruelty video

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (Sept. 21, 2022) — A felony arrest warrant has been issued for a 33-year-old Anaheim resident in connection with a viral video depicting animal abuse against a dog.

Anaheim Police detectives working with the Orange County ...

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Posted on: September 20, 2022

Building begins on affordable apartments set to be Anaheim’s 17th entirely affordable community

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (Sept. 20, 2022) — Anaheim marked the start of construction Tuesday of 86 affordable apartments that are set to become the city’s 17th entirely affordable community when they open in 2024.

The Miraflores Apartments are u...

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Posted on: September 19, 2022

Playground built in a day as part of new downtown park with big assist from Anaheim Ducks

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (Sept. 19, 2022) — The building of Anaheim’s newest park is underway as the Anaheim Ducks, the city of Anaheim, KABOOM! and other volunteers came together on Sept. 16 to assemble a playground designed by neighborhood kids and fami...

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Posted on: September 13, 2022

Anaheim moves forward with purchase of closed Beach Boulevard motel

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (Sept. 13, 2022) — Anaheim plans to buy a closed Beach Boulevard motel and redevelop the site as affordable and potentially other housing as part of a larger effort to rebuild the 1.5 miles of Beach Boulevard running through the c...

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Posted on: August 29, 2022

OCVibe proposal to remake Honda Center area approved by Planning Commission

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (Aug. 29, 2022) — Anaheim’s Planning Commission on Aug. 29 approved a proposal for 95 acres of new entertainment, shopping and dining, offices, apartments and open space built around Honda Center and the ARTIC transit hub.

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Posted on: August 26, 2022

OCVibe proposal to remake area around Honda Center goes before Planning Commission

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (Aug. 26, 2022) — Anaheim’s Planning Commission on Aug. 29 is set to consider a proposal for 95 acres of new entertainment, shopping and dining, offices, apartments and open space built around Honda Center and ...

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Posted on: July 15, 2022

Kids join Anaheim Ducks, city to design Anaheim's next playground

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (July 15, 2022) — More than 50 kids joined the Anaheim Ducks, the city of Anaheim and KABOOOM! on Friday to help design Anaheim’s next playground.

The kids drew designs including climbing walls, monkey ...

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Posted on: July 13, 2022

Kids, families coming together with Anaheim Ducks, city to design Anaheim's next playground

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (July 13, 2022) — Residents are teaming up with the Anaheim Ducks, the city of Anaheim and nonprofit Kaboom! to design a new playground based on what local kids and families want to see in their neighborhood playspace.

The 4,300-sq...

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Posted on: July 5, 2022

Three library branches expand from three to five days a week

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (July 5, 2022) — Three Anaheim Public Library branches are going from three days a week to five days a week starting this week.

The East Anaheim branch, which is on Santa Ana Canyon Road just west of Weir Canyon Road, is n...

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Posted on: June 24, 2022

A new playground is coming for the kids of the Rio Vista Park neighborhood

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (June 21, 2022) — The kids and families around Anaheim’s Rio Vista Park are getting a new play area complete with a zip line, swing set, slides, climbing wall and other fun  features based on what neighborhood ki...

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Posted on: June 21, 2022

Anaheim’s proposed budget reflects strong recovery, healthy reserves, major investment across city

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (June 21, 2022) — A strong economy is driving record recovery in Anaheim’s proposed budget for the coming 12 months as revenue is projected to exceed pre-pandemic levels and with more than $600 million in spending planned on commu...

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Posted on: May 24, 2022

City Council votes to void Angel Stadium of Anaheim agreement

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (May 24, 2022, updated May 25, 2022) — Anaheim’s City Council unanimously voted Tuesday to void a 2020 agreement to sell Angel Stadium of Anaheim and see development around it.

 

The vote follows the May 16 notice of a fede...

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Posted on: May 23, 2022

Anaheim receives letter indicating Mayor Sidhu resignation effective Tuesday

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (May 23, 2022) — Anaheim has received a letter indicating Mayor Harry Sidhu is resigning, effective Tuesday, May 24. 

“In order to continue to act in the best interest of Anaheim and allow this great city to move forward without di...

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Posted on: May 9, 2022

Planning Commission approves updated stadium site development agreement

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (May 9, 2022) — Anaheim's plan for the future of Angel of Stadium of Anaheim took another step forward Monday with Planning Commission approval of an updated development agreement and a tract map for the stadium site.

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Posted on: April 25, 2022

Proposed agreement would move stadium sale forward, bring historic affordable housing investment

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (April 25, 2022) — Anaheim’s City Council on Tuesday is expected to consider a proposed agreement with California that would resolve issues around the state Surplus Land Act, move forward the sale of the Angel Stadium of Anaheim s...

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Posted on: May 23, 2022

Anaheim receives letter indicating Mayor Sidhu resignation effective Tuesday

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (May 23, 2022) — Anaheim has received a letter indicating Mayor Harry Sidhu is resigning, effective Tuesday, May 24. 

“In order to continue to act in the best interest of Anaheim and allow this great city to move forward without di...

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Posted on: May 18, 2022

Mayor Pro Tem, Council members formally request resignation of Mayor Harry Sidhu

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (May 18, 2022) — Anaheim Mayor Pro Tem Trevor O’Neil and Council Members Stephen Faessel and Jose Diaz have formally requested the resignation of Anaheim Mayor Harry Sidhu.

 

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Posted on: May 16, 2022

Stadium plan: delay in state agreement, federal review, Anaheim statement

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (May 16, 2022) — An agreement between Anaheim and the state of California is being delayed at the request of the California Attorney General’s Office based on a federal review related to the proposed sale of Angel Stadium of Anahe...

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Posted on: May 5, 2022

Retail plans for 39 Commons could bring neighborhood favorites, further rebuilding of Beach

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (May 5, 2022) — The rebuilding of Beach Boulevard is gaining steam with plans for dining, shopping and neighborhood services at the long-empty corner of Beach and Lincoln Avenue, which is now coming to life with homes and retail a...

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Posted on: May 5, 2022

Updated development agreement goes before Planning Commission as next step for stadium plan

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (May 5, 2022) — A revised development agreement and a tract map for the Angel Stadium of Anaheim site are set to go before Anaheim’s Planning Commission on Monday, May 9. 

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Posted on: May 1, 2022

Kobe-inspired Dream Court debuts at Pearson Park

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (May 1, 2022) — The kids of the Pearson Park neighborhood have an awesome new basketball court inspired by basketball great Kobe Bryant and daughter Gianna “Gigi” Bryant.

The court, complete i...

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Posted on: April 26, 2022

Anaheim to buy, convert State College motel to affordable housing

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (April 26, 2022) — Anaheim is buying a rundown motel on State College Boulevard with plans to convert it to affordable housing and improve the area around State College and La Lincoln Avenue.

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Posted on: April 26, 2022

Angel Stadium site sale moving forward with historic affordable housing investment

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (April 26, 2022) — The sale and development of the Angel Stadium of Anaheim site will move forward and bring with it the largest affordable housing investment in Anaheim history as part of an agreement by the city and the state of...

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Posted on: April 25, 2022

Proposed agreement would move stadium sale forward, bring historic affordable housing investment

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (April 25, 2022) — Anaheim’s City Council on Tuesday is expected to consider a proposed agreement with California that would resolve issues around the state Surplus Land Act, move forward the sale of the Angel Stadium of Anaheim s...

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Posted on: April 8, 2022

Court decision: stadium sale done right, lawsuit claims denied

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (April 8, 2022) — A lawsuit challenging the city’s sale of the Angel Stadium of Anaheim site has been denied in its entirety by an Orange County Superior Court judge.

 

The decision by Judge David Hoffer “denies (t...

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Posted on: March 21, 2022

Initial court decision: stadium sale done right, lawsuit claims denied

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (March 21, 2022) — A lawsuit challenging the city’s sale of the Angel Stadium of Anaheim site has been denied in an initial decision by an Orange County Superior Court judge.

 

The initial decision by Judge David Hoffer “de...

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Posted on: April 3, 2022

City shuts down Beach Boulevard motel for safety concerns, relocates those staying there

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Anaheim has shut down a Beach Boulevard motel for public safety and health concerns and relocated those who had been living there.

The Covered Wagon Motel at 823 S. Beach Blvd. was shut down March 29 as officials from Anaheim Planning & Building red ta...

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Posted on: March 3, 2022

Anaheim City Council selects final district map

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (March 3, 2022) — The City Council Tuesday selected a final map for Anaheim’s updated council districts, following months of public input and discussion.

The City Council is set to consider a second reading of the ordinance adopting the fin...

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Posted on: February 25, 2022

Anaheim website gets a makeover

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (Feb. 25, 2022) — Anaheim will launch a new and improved city website on March 10, emphasizing self-service and focusing on simplicity and efficiency for residents and businesses.

New website features include a modern, clean design, updated...

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Posted on: February 16, 2022

Rebuild Beach Boulevard: community meeting Feb. 22

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (Feb.16, 2022) — The problems of Beach Boulevard are all too real. We’re working to rebuild Beach over the next few years.

Meanwhile, we’re working to address day to day issues impacting residents and businesses.

Join us at a commun...

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Posted on: February 7, 2022

Redistricting focus maps available for comment

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (Feb.7, 2022) — Anaheim is nearing the final phase of the redistricting process, after months of public participation and input. 

The City Council is considering six focus maps proposing modified boundaries for Anaheim’s s...

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Posted on: January 27, 2022

Anaheim court filing sets record straight: stadium sale was done right

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (Jan. 27, 2022) — Anaheim’s brief in a lawsuit contesting the city’s sale of Angel Stadium of Anaheim sets the record straight, puts to rest claims and validates an extensive, open process of public input, discussion and ...

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Posted on: January 26, 2022

Anaheim magazine returns with winter 2022 edition

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (Jan. 26, 2022) — After being on hold for two years due to the coronavirus crisis, Anaheim magazine is back and better than ever.

The winter 2022 edition includes a new and improved design with a more modern look and feel....

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Posted on: December 16, 2021

Tentative pact to restore waste service: what to know

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (Dec. 16, 2021) —  There is a tentative agreement to resume waste collection service in Anaheim, with Republic Services workers off the picket line this morning.

Today we will continue to see limited but expanding service for sched...

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Posted on: December 15, 2021

Anaheim plays key role expanding waste collection for homes, businesses, pushes for full restoration

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (Dec. 15, 2021) — Waste collection at homes and businesses in Anaheim picked up Wednesday after the city pressed for expanded contingency service and continues to support a quick resolution to the labor standoff at provider Republ...

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Posted on: December 7, 2021

Stadium update: state declines 25% affordable housing offer, issues notice; city open to talks

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (Dec. 7, 2021) — A proposed offer to add more than 500 additional affordable apartments and bring the development plan for Angel Stadium of Anaheim to 25 percent affordable has been declined by the state of California with the cit...

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Posted on: December 7, 2021

Angel Stadium update: state declines offer for 25% affordable housing; city open to ongoing talks

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (Dec. 7, 2021) — A proposed offer to add more than 500 additional affordable apartments and bring the development plan for Angel Stadium of Anaheim to 25 percent affordable has been declined by the state of California wi...

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Posted on: December 6, 2021

Anaheim to host fourth redistricting hearing, submit your draft maps by Dec. 30

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (Dec. 6, 2021) — Anaheim will host its fourth public hearing on the redistricting process on Jan. 11, 2022, at 6:30 p.m. in the City Council Chamber at City Hall, 200 S. Anaheim Blvd.

We hosted community meetings throughou...

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Posted on: November 12, 2021

Anaheim Police release video detailing officer-involved shooting in Santa Ana

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (Nov. 12, 2021) — Anaheim Police have released a video detailing a Sept. 28 officer-involved shooting that took place in neighboring Santa Ana.

 

The video, known as a critical incident community briefing, includes body-wor...

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Posted on: November 2, 2021

Health fair provides free medical, dental, vision, vaccinations and other healthcare

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (Nov. 2, 2021) — Anaheim's free health fair returns to the Anaheim Convention Center on Saturday, Nov. 6, and Sunday, Nov. 7, as our city recovers from the pandemic with many still in need of help after...

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Posted on: November 1, 2021

Anaheim hosts third redistricting hearing, community meetings to follow

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (Nov. 1, 2021) — Anaheim will host its third public hearing on the redistricting process on Nov. 2 at 6:30 p.m. in the City Council Chamber at City Hall, 200 S. Anaheim Blvd.

Throughout the month of October, memb...

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Posted on: October 26, 2021

Altar displays celebrate remembrance tradition of Dia de los Muertos

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (Oct. 26, 2021) — Altars at Anaheim’s community centers and other facilities will celebrate the Dia de los Muertos tradition of remembering loved ones passed from Oct. 29 to Nov. 1.

Altars assembled by hand with photos, flowers, ca...

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Posted on: October 19, 2021

Boysen Park temporarily closes

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (Oct. 19, 2021) — Boysen Park is temporarily closed as Anaheim undertakes soil testing at the park along State College Boulevard and Vermont Avenue.

The testing comes after samples of lead were found in the ground during construct...

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Posted on: October 15, 2021

Anaheim seeks second poet laureate

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (Oct. 15, 2021) — Anaheim is seeking its second poet laureate and literary ambassador to help inspire appreciation of poetry and the arts in the city. 

The city’s poet laureate serves as a volunteer for a two-year term and is part ...

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Posted on: October 12, 2021

Anaheim demolishes Americana Motel on Beach, clearing way for redevelopment

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (Oct. 12, 2021) — Anaheim has demolished the former Americana Motel on Beach Boulevard as part of larger efforts to redevelop and revitalize the heart of west Anaheim.

 

Razing the 44-room motel clears the way for ...

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Posted on: September 30, 2021

Anaheim to host second public hearing on redistricting

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (Sept. 30, 2021) — Following a month of community meetings across the city, Anaheim will host its second public hearing on the City Council redistricting process on Tuesday, Oct. 5.

During the public hearing, city staff will provide an upda...

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Posted on: August 26, 2021

Anaheim responds: city strong, report wrong

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Anaheim is doing just fine, thank you.

Mayor Harry Sidhu has responded to a recent report questioning our city's fiscal health with a commentary in the Orange County Register. The report generated intended headlines but was just plain wrong, Sidhu...

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Posted on: September 20, 2021

Anaheim tenants can apply now for rental assistance

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (Sept. 20, 2021) — With the state eviction moratorium expiring at the end of the month, we know many struggling renters may be worried.

But we're here to help. We have reopened our tenant application site for the ...

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Posted on: September 14, 2021

Anaheim City Council appoints Gloria Ma’ae to represent District 2 in west Anaheim

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (Sept. 14, 2021) — Community member Gloria Ma’ae has been appointed to Anaheim’s City Council to represent District 2 in west Anaheim.

 

The City Council voted to appoint Ma’ae on Tuesday. She will take the Distric...

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Posted on: September 4, 2021

Redistricting process begins, get involved

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (Sept. 3, 2021) — The final 2020 Census results are almost ready, and they’ll give us the latest picture of Anaheim’s community. The data includes population numbers as well as information on de...

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Posted on: September 3, 2021

Anaheim comes together to read ‘In the Time of Butterflies’

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (Sept. 3, 2021) — This fall, Anaheim readers will be captivated by “In the Time of the Butterflies,” a vivid historical story by Julia Alvarez celebrating Dominican history and culture.

From Sept. 15 to Oct. 15, the Anaheim Public Library w...

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Posted on: August 25, 2021

We want your input on Anaheim's future

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (Aug. 25 2021) — Anaheim is updating the 2021-2029 Housing Element, and we need your help.

Join us for our third community workshop to learn about the Housing Element Update process, the progress of the draft document and to share your idea...
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Posted on: August 25, 2021

Apply now: Anaheim taking applications for District 2 City Council vacancy

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (Aug. 25, 2021) — Anaheim is accepting applications for a City Council member to represent District 2 in west Anaheim, who will be appointed by the City Council to fill a current vacancy.

 

Applications are available as of A...

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Posted on: August 23, 2021

Buena Esperanza brings hope for homeless

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (Aug. 23, 2021) — Anaheim and partner Jamboree Housing celebrated the grand opening Monday of Buena Esperanza, a groundbreaking affordable housing project providing 69 beautiful apartments for formerly homeless residents, veterans and thos...

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Posted on: August 5, 2021

Council Member Jordan Brandman steps down after mayor pursues censure and call for resignation

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (Aug. 5, 2021) — Jordan Brandman has resigned from the Anaheim City Council.

Brandman, who had represented District 2 in west Anaheim since December 2018, resigned ahead of what would have been City Council consideration on Tuesday of a cen...

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Posted on: July 14, 2021

Help for landlords

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (July 30, 2021) — Anaheim is accepting applications from landlords for financial assistance to cover unpaid rent and utility bills due to the economic impacts of the pandemic and California's eviction relief law.

Landlords with impacted pro...

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Posted on: July 14, 2021

State of the City: historic pandemic response; Anaheim's 'second Golden Age' ahead

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (July 14, 2021) — Anaheim is entering a second Golden Age with more than $5 billion in investment planned around the city’s sports venues and theme parks, Mayor Harry Sidhu said Wednesday in his annual State of the City address. 

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Posted on: June 24, 2021

Fourth of July fun returns to Anaheim

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (June 24, 2021) — Fourth of July is here and we know many are eager to celebrate the holiday after setting aside traditional block parties, picnics and gatherings with family and friends last year.

Anaheim is back, and we're all re...

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Posted on: June 23, 2021

We want your input on Anaheim's future

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (June 4, 2021) — Anaheim is updating the 2021-2029 Housing Element, and we need your help.

Join us for our second community workshop to learn about the Housing Element Update process, the progress of the draft document and to share your ide...
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Posted on: June 22, 2021

Anaheim approves budget focused on recovery, major investments, uninterrupted service

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (June 22, 2021) — The Anaheim City Council Tuesday approved the city budget for the coming 12 months, focusing on the start of economic recovery, major investments in parks, libraries, roads and utilities and uninterrupt...

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Posted on: June 8, 2021

Anaheim’s proposed budget reflects initial recovery, major investments, uninterrupted service

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (June 8, 2021) — Anaheim’s proposed budget for the coming 12 months reflects the start of economic recovery, major investments in parks, libraries, roads and utilities and uninterrupted service to residents, bu...

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Posted on: June 4, 2021

We want your input on downtown Anaheim

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (June 4, 2021) — It’s your downtown. Join us in making it even better.

We’re working on a plan for what we call Anaheim’s Center City Corridor, stretching from the 5 Freeway to the 91 Freeway along Anaheim Boulevard.

You can show us exactly ...

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Posted on: May 5, 2021

Get vaccinated in your neighborhood

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (May 17, 2021) — We're bringing vaccines to Anaheim's neighborhoods. Anaheim Community Services is hosting several neighborhood vaccine clinics to help more Anaheim residents get vaccinated.

The Moderna and Johnson & Johnson vaccines ar...

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Posted on: May 14, 2021

Maxwell Dog Park opens, another step in west Anaheim revitalization

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (May 14, 2021) — West Anaheim residents are seeing change take place before their eyes with today's opening of Maxwell Dog Park.

The long-awaited dog park provides residents, families, and, of course, dogs, with an awesome new place to play...

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Posted on: May 12, 2021

‘New Beach Starts Now’ — Anaheim marks long-awaited redevelopment of Beach and Lincoln

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (May 12, 2021) — Declaring the “new Beach starts now,” Mayor Harry Sidhu and the Anaheim City Council on Wednesday marked the start of redevelopment at the corner of Beach Boulevard and Lincoln Avenue in the h...

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Posted on: May 6, 2021

Vaccines: Super POD at Anaheim Convention Center to close June 5

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (May 6, 2021) — The Super POD at Anaheim Convention Center will permanently close at the end of the day on Saturday, June 5, after nearly four months of serving a critical need in our fight against COVID-19.

Between this site, the Anaheim P...

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Posted on: May 5, 2021

Get vaccinated in your neighborhood

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (May 5, 2021) — We know going to the Anaheim Convention Center or another large site is not realistic for all families. So we're coming to you! Anaheim Community Services is hosting several neighborhood vaccine clinics t...

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Posted on: April 26, 2021

Permit parking enforcement resumes June 1

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (April 27, 2021) — Heads up, Anaheim!

After more than a year of eased enforcement on parking in our city, on June 1 we are set to resume enforcement of permit parking in neighborhoods.

As we head toward a June 15 reopening date for all of Ca...

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Posted on: April 22, 2021

Fight COVID: Get vaccinated now

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (April 22, 2021) — All Anaheim residents age 16 and older are now eligible to get a COVID-19 vaccination.

The county of Orange, in partnership with the city of Anaheim, as well as pharmacies, private clinics and doctor's offices are distrib...

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Posted on: March 30, 2021

Anaheim launches Restaurant Safe PPE program

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (March 23, 2021) — With a gradual return to indoor dining, Anaheim is helping eligible restaurants by providing free face masks and other protective gear as part of a program known as Restaurant Safe.

The Restaurant Safe package is designed...
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Posted on: March 23, 2021

Anaheim authorizes borrowing to close budget deficits

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (March 23, 2021) — Anaheim plans to issue bonds to close budget deficits caused by the coronavirus economic downturn.

Anaheim’s City Council, in its role as the city’s Public Financing Authority, on Tuesday aut...

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Posted on: March 18, 2021

Anaheim looks at borrowing to close budget deficits

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (March 18, 2021) — Anaheim is considering issuing bonds to close budget deficits caused by the coronavirus economic downturn.

Anaheim’s City Council will consider borrowing up to $210 million on Tuesday in their role as the city’s Public Fi...

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Posted on: March 11, 2021

Anaheim set to receive $100 million in federal assistance

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (March 11, 2021) — Anaheim is set to receive more than $100 million in direct federal aid to help offset lost revenue due to COVID-19 and continue serving residents, businesses and visitors.

The funding comes from the American Res...

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Posted on: March 9, 2021

Shape Anaheim's Future: Housing Element 2021-2029

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (March 9, 2021) — We're kicking off the process of updating the 2021-2029 Anaheim Housing Element, and we need your help! 

This plan, updated every five years, is essentially our blueprint for how Anaheim will grow and dev...
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Posted on: February 17, 2021

Anaheim hosting second vaccination site, at convention center

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Anaheim, which launched the first large COVID-19 vaccination site in Orange County in January, is adding a second site at the Anaheim Convention Center.

The Super POD at Anaheim Convention Center is set to begin offering vaccinations on Feb. 24, in partner...

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Posted on: February 16, 2021

Anaheim to give $20 million in rental assistance

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (Feb. 16, 2021) — Anaheim will provide $20 million in assistance to families and landlords struggling with rent debt due to the coronavirus crisis.

In the second phase for Anaheim’s Emergency Rental Assistance Program, a...

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Posted on: December 15, 2020

Anaheim budget deficit at $114M; city evaluating potential borrowing, additional cuts

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (Dec. 15, 2020) — The prolonged and ongoing coronavirus economic downturn has created a $114 million city budget deficit with Anaheim looking to borrowing, more cost cutting and any additional federal assistance to close...

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Posted on: December 22, 2020

Keep Anaheim Safe: Fight COVID in All You Do

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (Dec. 22, 2020) — We don't need to tell anyone that coronavirus cases are spiking at an alarming rate.

But starting this week, you'll start seeing a new public awareness campaign across Anaheim.

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Posted on: December 15, 2020

COVID-19 Testing: Christmas week

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (Dec. 16, 2020) — With the holiday next week, many of our COVID-19 testing sites will be closed on Thursday and Friday and offering some alternative days.

Testing is in high demand right now, amid a surge in cases in Orange County....
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Posted on: December 15, 2020

A different holiday season

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (Dec. 15, 2020) — It brings us no joy to say the holiday season is very different this year.

It started with Thanksgiving and continues with Hanukkah, Christmas and New Year's. All holid...

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Posted on: December 5, 2020

Anaheim, Southern California under regional stay-at-home order

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (Dec. 15, 2020) —  Anaheim, Orange County and all of Southern California are under a regional stay-at-home order as of 11:59 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 6.

The state-defined Southern California region, which stretches fr...

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Posted on: December 5, 2020

Regional stay-at-home order takes effect Monday

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (Dec. 5, 2020) —  Anaheim, Orange County and all of Southern California are under a regional stay-at-home order as of 11:59 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 6.

The state-defined Southern California region, which stretches fro...

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Posted on: December 5, 2020

Regional stay-at-home order imminent

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (Dec. 5, 2020) —  The Southern California region, including Anaheim and Orange County, saw intensive-care bed availability fall below a critical 15 percent threshold on Friday.

The region's ICU availability is 13.1 percent,...

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Posted on: September 15, 2020

COVID-19 Testing at Anaheim Convention Center

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NOTE: This archived press release is for historic purposes; the Anaheim Convention Center testing site closed in April 2021. See Anaheim.net/testing for current testing locations.

ANAHEIM, Calif. (Nov. 2, 2020) — No-cost COVID-19 is available on ...

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Posted on: October 19, 2020

Walk-up COVID-19 testing available at Anaheim City Hall

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (Nov. 2, 2020) — Get no-cost COVID-19 testing at our walk-up testing kiosk at Anaheim City Hall.
Appointments are available on Mondays and Wednesdays from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. 
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Posted on: October 22, 2020

Anaheim offers restaurant grants to ‘Take it Outdoors’

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (Oct. 22, 2020) — Anaheim is offering grants to local restaurants who need help building or expanding outdoor dining space amid the ongoing coronavirus crisis.

All small businesses have been struggling under the restrictions and li...

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Posted on: October 19, 2020

Tracking coronavirus: Walk-up testing available at Anaheim City Hall

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (Oct. 19, 2020) — Appointments are now open at Anaheim's new walk-up COVID-19 testing kiosk at Anaheim City Hall.
Starting on Oct. 19, appointments are available on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. 
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Posted on: October 9, 2020

Tracking coronavirus: Mask giveaway at Convention Center testing site Oct. 14

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (Oct. 9, 2020) — Anaheim is giving away free face masks to anyone who gets tested for COVID-19 at the Anaheim Convention Center on Wednesday, Oct. 14.

As we continue with gradual reopening in Anaheim and Orange County, wearing a mask and ge...

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Posted on: October 6, 2020

Applications open for Police Review Board

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (Oct. 6, 2020) — We’re looking for a District 5 resident to add their voice to the discussion about policing in Anaheim, as we continue our efforts to strengthen ties between Anaheim Police and our community.

Applications are now open for a...

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Posted on: October 1, 2020

Tracking coronavirus: Emergency Rental Assistance Program reopens

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (Sept. 30, 2020) — Anaheim is again offering assistance to struggling renters, reopening a second round of applications for the city’s Emergency Rental Assistance Program.

Applications are open Sept. 30 through Oct. 14. Renters who have bee...

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Posted on: October 6, 2020

Anaheim approves historic plan to secure baseball, sell stadium site for $320M, transform land

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (Oct. 6, 2020) — The Anaheim City Council, in votes on Sept. 30 and Oct. 6, has approved keeping Angels Baseball in the city through at least 2050, selling the city’s stadium and surrounding land for $320 million and se...

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Posted on: September 29, 2020

Anaheim considers plan to secure baseball, sell stadium site for $320M, transform land

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (Sept. 29, 2020) — The Anaheim City Council tonight is set to consider a plan that would keep Angels Baseball in the city through at least 2050, sell the city’s stadium and land for $320 million and see development of an urban village with...

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Posted on: September 28, 2020

Neighborhood healthcare center coming to Ponderosa

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (Sept. 28, 2020) — At a time when our health and wellbeing matters most, residents near Ponderosa Park will soon have neighborhood access to the care they need thanks to a new St. Jude Neighborhood Health Center.

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Posted on: September 28, 2020

Addressing coronavirus: New website launches Oct. 1

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (Sept. 28, 2020) — More than six months in to the coronavirus crisis, Anaheim’s coronavirus information hub is getting a makeover. 

On Oct. 1, we’ll be sharing with the community a new and improved website at Anaheim.net/coronaviru...

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Posted on: September 25, 2020

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

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

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

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Posted on: September 22, 2020

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

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

There’s a lot at stake for Anaheim.

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

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Posted on: September 15, 2020

Tracking coronavirus: Anaheim to offer rebate for internet access

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

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

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Posted on: September 15, 2020

Tracking coronavirus: New testing hours at Anaheim Convention Center

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

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

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Posted on: September 4, 2020

Tracking coronavirus: Testing at Anaheim Convention Center continues through November

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

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Posted on: August 11, 2020

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

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

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

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Posted on: August 11, 2020

Anaheim affirms James Vanderpool as next city manager

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

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Posted on: June 23, 2020

Anaheim budget factors in coronavirus impacts while still serving community

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

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Posted on: June 23, 2020

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

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

The plan also calls for renovat...

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Posted on: June 9, 2020

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

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

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Posted on: May 18, 2020

Tracking coronavirus: Anaheim offers loans for struggling small businesses

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

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Posted on: May 15, 2020

Tracking coronavirus: tennis, pickleball courts open

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

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

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Posted on: May 12, 2020

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

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

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

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Posted on: April 21, 2020

Anaheim makes city manager change

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

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

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Posted on: April 8, 2020

Tracking coronavirus: 49 shelter beds added for homeless women

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

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

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Posted on: March 9, 2020

Tracking coronavirus: Anaheim Convention Center update

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

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Posted on: March 3, 2020

Tracking coronavirus: Orange County update

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

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Posted on: February 7, 2020

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

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

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

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Posted on: December 20, 2019

Anaheim approves historic sale agreement for Angel Stadium site

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

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Posted on: December 11, 2019

Big A 2050: informational open house

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

  • When: Saturday, Dec. 14
  • Where: ARTIC, the Anaheim Regional Transportation Intermodal Center
  • Address: 2626 E....
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Posted on: December 6, 2019

Big A 2050: informational open house

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (Dec. 6, 2019) — You can learn more about the proposal for the future of baseball in Anaheim at a drop-in, informational open house.

  • When: Monday, Dec. 9
  • Where: ARTIC, the Anaheim Regional Transportation Intermodal Center
  • Address: 2626 E. Kat...
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Posted on: November 15, 2019

City, Angels hold productive first meeting

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The city of Anaheim and Angels Baseball LP met Friday for an initial discussion about the future of baseball in the city.

“The talks were productive and encouraging,” said Mayor Harry Sidhu, the Anaheim City Council’s representative on the city’s negotiati...

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Posted on: November 20, 2018

Anaheim Shelter Plan: City considering alternative site for second temporary shelter

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (Nov. 20, 2018) — Anaheim is looking at an alternative site in industrial east Anaheim as a potential second, temporary homeless shelter to open by early 2019.

Based on direction Tuesday from the City Council, we are looking at a potential ...

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Posted on: September 26, 2018

Anaheim steps up efforts to address homelessness with additional parks staff, outreach

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (Sept. 26, 2018) — Anaheim plans to spend up to $400,000 to address the impacts of homelessness on parks and other public spaces in the next few months as the city works to settle litigation and move forward on the next steps of a comprehe...

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Posted on: September 25, 2018

Free medical care, citizenship help at annual Anaheim Health Fair & Citizenship Clinic

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More than 1,000 Anaheim residents and others will get free healthcare and help becoming citizens at the 12th annual Anaheim Health Fair & Citizenship Clinic this weekend at the Anaheim Convention Center.

For many without health insurance or regular acc...

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Posted on: September 25, 2018

It’s Anaheim Night at the OC Auto Show as residents get in free

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Opening night is Anaheim Night at the Orange County International Auto Show at the Anaheim Convention Center!

Anaheim residents get in free on Thursday night, Oct. 4, as a “thank you” to the city that makes the OC International Auto Show happen each year.

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Posted on: September 8, 2018

Anaheim looks at homeless shelter proposal to address impacts on parks, streets, neighborhoods

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (Sept. 8, 2018) — Anaheim’s comprehensive efforts to address homelessness took a major step forward Friday with the announcement of a proposed 400-bed homeless care facility known as Center of Hope.

The plans were detailed by Mayor Tom Tait...

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Posted on: October 16, 2017

Canyon Fire 2: near containment, no further updates unless conditions change

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (Oct. 16, 2017, 8:30 a.m.) — Canyon Fire 2 is nearing full containment with no further threats to neighborhoods as of Monday morning.

Anaheim Fire & Rescue and the city of Anaheim will cease regular fire updates unless conditions change...

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Posted on: October 10, 2017

Evacuations lifted for east Anaheim neighborhoods impacted by Canyon Fire 2

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Evacuations lifted for east Anaheim neighborhoods impacted by Canyon Fire 2

ANAHEIM, Calif. (Oct. 10, 2017) -- All Anaheim residents evacuated due to Canyon Fire 2 are clear to return to their homes at 7 p.m. Tuesday.

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Posted on: July 15, 2015

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

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

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Posted on: July 6, 2015

Traffic Advisory Today Near Honda Center for Dalai Lama Visit

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

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Posted on: June 29, 2015

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

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

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Posted on: June 29, 2015

Media Advisory: City Council To Consider Entertainment Tax Policy

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

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Posted on: June 18, 2015

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

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

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Posted on: June 16, 2015

Anaheim City Council Approves Hotel Incentive Program

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

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

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

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

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Posted on: June 12, 2015

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

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

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

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Posted on: June 8, 2015

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

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

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Posted on: June 1, 2015

ANAHEIM PUBLIC UTILITIES HOSTS THE 2015 SAVE WATER EXPO

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

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Posted on: June 8, 2015

RESIDENTS ENCOURAGED TO HELP DESIGN DISTRICT SHAPES

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

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Posted on: June 8, 2015

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

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

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Posted on: June 8, 2015

ANAHEIM HONORS MEMORIAL DAY WITH LAUNCH OF HOMETOWN HEROES VIDEO SERIES

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

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Posted on: May 21, 2015

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

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

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Posted on: May 20, 2015

ANAHEIM CITY COUNCIL LIMITS LANDSCAPE WATERING TO TWO DAYS A WEEK

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

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Posted on: May 19, 2015

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

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

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Posted on: May 17, 2015

ANAHEIM AND CHICAGO MAYORS ENGAGE IN FRIENDLY WAGER DURING NHL PLAYOFFS

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

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Posted on: May 5, 2015

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

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

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Posted on: May 5, 2015

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

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

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Posted on: May 4, 2015

May the 4th Be With You!

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

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Posted on: May 1, 2015

Anaheim and Calgary Mayors Engage in Friendly Wager During NHL Playoffs

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

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Posted on: May 1, 2015

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

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ANAHEIM, CA - (April 27, 2015) - In celebration of May being Water Awareness Month, Anaheim Public Utilities and Angels Baseball will honor the winners of the 25th Annual Water Conservation Poster Contest at Angel Stadium of Anaheim on Thursday, May 7, du...Read on...

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Posted on: April 23, 2015

Anaheim Approves New City Planning Director

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

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Posted on: April 22, 2015

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

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

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Posted on: May 5, 2015

Cinco De Mayo

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

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Posted on: April 22, 2015

ANAHEIM CONVENTION CENTER BREAKS GROUND ON SEVENTH EXPANSION

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

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Posted on: April 22, 2015

REMEMBERING JACKIE ROBINSON’S VISIT TO ANAHEIM, ON MLB’S JACKIE ROBINSON DAY

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ANAHEIM, CA - (April 15, 2015) - As Major League Baseball and America remember the late Baseball Hall of Famer Jackie Robinson today, the City of Anaheim is proud to recall when Robinson spent time in Anaheim to film his biographical movie, “The Jackie...Read on...

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Posted on: April 22, 2015

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

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

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