Business and Tourism

First-of-Its-Kind High-Density WiFi Network Being Installed In Anaheim Convention Center

This came over the transom from the City of Anaheim: ANAHEIM CONVENTION CENTER INSTALLS FIRST-OF-ITS-KIND HIGH DENSITY WIFI NETWORK  ANAHEIM, Calif. (Jan. 15, 2015) – The Anaheim Convention Center and Anaheim/Orange County Visitor & Convention Bureau (AOCVCB) today announced a $2.5 million investment by Smart City Networks into the convention center’s WiFi network system capability, currently making it one of ...

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CATER Loses Again: Court Denies Gadfly Group’s Request To Block Use of Convention Center Expansion Bond Money

Another day, another courtroom loss for CATER (the so-called “Coalition of Anaheim Taxpayers for Economic Responsibility”). Working in partnership with one of leftist trial lawyer Cory Briggs’ front groups (the Inland Oversight Committee), CATER has been fighting a losing battle against the city’s twice-approved plan to expand the Anaheim Convention Center. CATER/IOC filed a lawsuit saying the Anaheim Public Finance ...

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Health Care Education Provider Ketchum University To Open Anaheim Campus

Marshall B. Ketchum University, which describes its mission as “educat[ing]caring, inspired health care professionals who are prepared to deliver collaborative, patient-centric health care in an interprofessional environment,” plans to open an Anaheim campus in 2016 to house an eye-care clinic and research facilities. From the OC Register: The nonprofit health care school is poised to purchase a vacant building at 5460 ...

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Disneyland’s Famous Club 33 Pares Back Privileges for Some Members

Disneyland’s famous and exclusive Club 33 is paring back privileges heretofore available to Platinum level members, reports the Orange County Register: Platinum members – who pay a $25,000 initiation fee and $11,000-plus in annual dues for the restaurant in New Orleans Square and other benefits – have been informed that only charter members and their spouses or domestic partners can ...

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Anaheim Mayor Looks To Expand Regulatory Reduction Effort

During his oath of office remarks on December 9, Mayor Tom Tait touched on the Anaheim Regulatory Reform Task Force he launched in his 2011 State of the City speech and expressed his desire to further expand this program – which was modeled on Ronald Reagan’s 1981 regulatory reform commission and enthusiastically supported by his colleagues on the City Council. ...

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Anaheim Rapid Connection Environmental Impact Review Delayed Until Early 2015

The Orange County Register reports that the required environmental impact study for the Anaheim Rapid Connection streetcar system will be released early next year: An anticipated environmental review won’t be released until sometime next year for a proposed $320 million streetcar line known as Anaheim Rapid Connection, city officials said. The study was due out this month, but Anaheim’s Public ...

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Anaheim Needs a Monorail

Have you ever inched you way past Disneyland during rush hour? Or the Big A after an Angel game? Or the freeways at most any time? It gives “slow” a bad name. There’s been talk of adding trollies and bullet trains and bicycle lanes to ease traffic congestion within the city of Anaheim, but what we really need is a ...

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Disneyland Is The Most Instagrammed Place On Earth

From the Cult of Mac: Disneyland is the happiest place on earth, but in 2014 it was also the most Instagrammed spot in the universe. Instagram revealed its list of the top 10 geotagged locations in 2014 with Cult of Mac this morning, and the Mouse is the King this year, after the Siam Paragon shopping mall in Bangkok took ...

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Details On December 13 Grand Opening Celebration for ARTIC Station

  This just came over the transom from the City of Anaheim: ARTIC GRAND OPENING EVENT DETAILS ANNOUNCED EXPLORE ARTIC GRAND OPENING CELEBRATION SET FOR SATURDAY, DEC. 13 ANAHEIM, Calif. (December 2, 2014)  – The highly anticipated opening of the Anaheim Regional Transportation Intermodal Center – ARTIC – is nearing and all are invited to celebrate by attending the Explore ...

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