Author Archives: Editorial Staff

Visit Anaheim Secures Convention Center Business Projected to Bring $475 Million in Economic Impact to Local Community

From Visit Anaheim: Visit Anaheim, the official destination organization for Anaheim, is positioning its local community and tourism industry for a strong rebound from the COVID-19 pandemic by partnering with the City of Anaheim as part of the Community and Economic Recovery Plan adopted by Mayor Harry Sidhu and the City Council on March 26, 2020. Since that recovery plan ...

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COVID-19 Update From City Of Anaheim: Steps To Re-Opening

From the City of Anaheim: Saying stay at home “cannot be a permanent state,” Gov. Gavin Newsom has outlined six points California will be looking to as part of a gradual, eventual transition to some parts of normal life. As expected, though, the governor did not provide a date for easing California’s stay at home order, which remains until further ...

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Sacramento Supervisor: Homelessness Is An Addiction Problem

[Editor’s Note: Sacramento County Supervisor Susan Frost posted this on her Facebook page last week, discussing the results of a work program for the homeless to transition participants to becoming self-reliant, productive members of society. It was a failure. And as Supervisor Frost explains, that failure stemmed from ubiquity of drug and alcohol addiction among the homeless.  Another lesson drawn ...

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OC Treasurer-Tax Collector Granting Penalty Relief Due To COVID-19 Pandemic

From Orange County Treasurer-Tax Collector Shari Freidenrich: Treasurer-Tax Collector Freidenrich Will Grant Penalty Relief for Taxpayers As Allowed by Existing State Law SANTA ANA – Treasurer-Tax Collector Freidenrich announces her full support for waiver of penalties, costs or other charges as allowed by existing state law for taxpayers that fail to make a timely payment. The impact of the COVID19 ...

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COVID-19: Anaheim Packing House Closing Until Further Notice

From the Anaheim Packing District: Please note that as of today, the Anaheim Packing House temporarily closed its doors until further notice. We will announce a grand re-opening welcoming back our community once it is safe to do so. Currently, we are urging our community to use the food, services and goods available from the family owned businesses surrounding the ...

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California’s K-12 Spending Exceeds $20,000 Per Pupil

[Editor’s Note: this article – which originally appeared in the California Globe – is particularly timely in the wake of widespread voter rejection of school bonds earlier this week – including the Anaheim Union High School District’s Measure B. The public education establishment has year decades asked us to believe the problems in our public schools stem from insufficient funding. ...

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Anaheim Police & Fire Join Anna Drive’s Las Posadas Celebration

[From Behind the Badge] Anaheim police, fire department join Anna Drive’s Las Posadas celebration By Joe Vargas On Saturday night, Dec. 21, I got a chance to visit Anna Drive in the City of Anaheim. It’s been a long time since I’d been in the neighborhood. I worked as an Anaheim police officer for nearly 30 years, retiring in 2010. ...

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Lucy Dunn: A Good Deal For The Angels, Anaheim & Orange County

[Editor’s note: this originally appeared in the OC Register on December 19, 2019.] A Good Deal For The Angels, Anaheim & Orange County by Lucy Dunn We needed a good, old-fashioned grand slam home run. It’s been almost a decade since discussions began on whether or not the Angels will stay in Anaheim. Mayor Harry Sidhu and Angels owner Arte ...

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Cavecche: Anaheim-Angels Stadium Deal A Win For Taxpayers

[Editor’s Note: this op-ed was originally published on December 15, 2019 in the OC Register.] Anaheim-Angels Stadium Deal A Win For Taxpayers by Carolyn Cavecche I have a confession to make right from the start. I am not an Angels fan. The Cavecche household bleeds Dodger Blue. Oh, we attend Angel games now and then. My grandmother even had session ...

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Monday, December 9: Informational Open House on Angel Stadium Sale

From the City of Anaheim: 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. Katella Ave., inside terminal Time: 4-7 p.m. Who: Anaheim staff Parking: free in lot A, main lot, accessible off Katella or Douglass Road This is a ...

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