Author Archives: Editorial Staff

OC Sheriff’s Department Will Not Enforce Newsom Shutdown Orders

OC Sheriff Don Barnes issued the following statement on December 5, 2020, in response to Gov. Gavin Newsom’s latest shutdown order: 2020 has been a difficult year for all of us in many ways.  The pandemic, civil unrest, and fires have affected us all. Governor Newsom announced new stay-at-home orders for much of California, including Orange County.  The ever-changing nature ...

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Gov. Newsom: New Stay-at-Home Order Mandate Based on ICU Capacity

California Gov. Gavin Newsom introduced a new regional stay-at-home order that triggers business shutdowns and limits on people’s movement based on hospital ICU capacity by regions. Here is a summary of pending restrictions and closures: • Indoor and outdoor playgrounds • Indoor recreational facilities • Hair salons and barbershops • Personal care services • Museums, zoos, and aquariums • Movie ...

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State Announces Assistance for COVID-Impacted Businesses, Including Tax Relief & $500 Million in Grants

California is providing tax relief during the pandemic. Billions in immediate, temporary tax relief will support businesses impacted by COVID-19, including an automatic three-month extension for taxpayers filing less than $1 million in sales tax, interest-free payment agreements to larger companies with up to $5 million in sales tax and expanded interest-free payment options for larger businesses particularly affected by ...

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The Anaheim Hotel Supports Wildfire Evacuees With Special Hotel Rate

To support friends and neighbors affected by the wildfires in the surrounding community, The Anaheim Hotel, a Wincome Hospitality owned and managed property, is providing special fire distressed hotel room rates of $89/night with parking for a minimum two-night stay in an executive room with two queen beds.  Guests are welcome to book online or call the hotel at 714-772-5900. ...

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Charter Schools: “Why I’m Driving My Kids From Pasadena to Orange to Go to School”

[Editor: this was originally published by the California Policy Center on  October7. The Orange County Classical Academy was approved last year by the Orange Unified School District, which included Anaheim Hills.] Why I’m Driving my Kids from Pasadena to Orange to go to School By Michael Davis This school year, my family will be joining the throng of Southern Californians ...

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OC Health Care Agency Recommends Re-Opening Disneyland Resort

The Orange County Health Care Agency is recommending Governor Newsom allow the Disneyland Resort and Knott’s Berry Farm be allowed to re-open, reported the OC Register: Local health authorities have given the green light for Disneyland and Knott’s Berry Farm to reopen while California theme parks await reopening guidelines from Gov. Gavin Newsom after more than six months of coronavirus ...

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County Of Orange Calls On Governor To Re-Open Disneyland Resort, All California Theme Parks

[Editor: Last week, County CEO Frank Kim sent this letter to Govenor Gavin Newsom. This is part of the ongoing movement to safely re-open Orange County continues pressuring Governor Newsom to expeditiously issue guidelines so that long-dormant segments of the local economy can re-open – permitting people to go back to work, tax revenues to begin flowing again, and generally ...

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Union Watchdog: Local 11 Still Grumpy About the Happiest Place On Earth

[This originally appeared on EyesOn11.com September 21, 2020.] The City of Anaheim is asking California to issue reopening safety protocols for theme parks, “citing that the city is facing unprecedented financial woes due to the closure of Disneyland and Disney California Adventure.” The city currently has a $100 million deficit, and a 15 percent unemployment rate. Unite Here Local 11’s members aren’t ...

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