Government & Politics

Sidhu: “A New Golden Age For Anaheim”

Following is the full text of Mayor Harry Sidhu’s 2021 State of the City Address: Welcome back Anaheim. We are back! It has been two long years since we met like this. In that time, our city has faced the greatest challenge of our lifetime. And maybe the greatest challenge ever. A lot has happened. But for any city to ...

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State of the City: Mayor Sidhu Recaps Historic Pandemic Impact, Response; Charts Anaheim ‘Second Golden Age’ Recovery

From the City of Anaheim: 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. The investment around Angel Stadium of Anaheim, Honda Center and in the Anaheim Resort will lead the city’s recovery ...

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Radical Teacher Credits “Ethnic Studies Pedagogy” For No Fs/No Homework Pandemic Grading Policy

Ethnic Studies “pedagogy” was at the root of the Santa Ana Unified School District’s decision last year to basically ditch academic rigor and expectations during the COVID-19 pandemic, according to an Ethnic Studies teacher who works at SAUSD. During an interview earlier this year on Radio Santana, an online radio program that comes from a radical Left perspective (one of ...

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Ethnic Studies Teacher Finds Communist Tyrants “Inspiring”

Critical Race Theory is in the news as parents across the country mount grass roots rebellions against embedding this Marxian ideology into K-12 curriculum. Several Orange County school districts – including the Anaheim Union High School District and Anaheim Elementary School District – have added Ethnic Studies to their curriculum or made it a graduation requirement. Last week, the National ...

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Mayor Sidhu to Give State of the City Address On Wednesday, July 14

The traditional Anaheim State of the City address returns this Wednesday, July 14, after a two-year hiatus. Mayor Harry Sidhu headline the annual civic ritual to provide an update on where the city is and where it is headed. Last year’s State of the City event was canceled due to COVID-19 pandemic restrictions imposed by the state. Mayor Sidhu’s address ...

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Disneyland Resort Ending Mask Requirement, On-Site Temp Checks Starting June June 15

The Disneyland Resort sent out this message today, announcing that beginning tomorrow, fully-vaccinated guests will not be required to wear face-masks, and on-site temperature checks will be discontinued: As more people are vaccinated and the nation is turning the corner on this pandemic, we are encouraged that COVID-19 health and safety guidelines set forth by the CDC and state and ...

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Jose Moreno Gets “Community Service” Slap On The Wrist For Illegally Shutting Down Katella/Habor Intersection In Union Action

On January 24, 2019, the militant hotel workers union UNITE-HERE Local 11 orchestrated a shut-down of the busy intersection of Katella Avenue and Harbor Boulevard in Anaheim. It was a deliberate attempt disrupt the opening day of the NAMM Show – the Anaheim Convention Center’s biggest trade show. Local 11 was in a labor dispute with the Sheraton Anaheim Hotel, ...

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AUHSD Makes Woke “Ethnic Studies” A Graduation Requirement

On May 6, the Anaheim Union High School District Board of Education voted unanimously to require students to take Ethnic Studies in order to graduate from high school. Anaheim Independent will have more on that decision. The Anaheim Elementary School District Board of Education took the same action last year, and a new state law mandates that all Cal State ...

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Anaheim City Council Mothballs Premium Pay Ordinance

The Anaheim City Council voted on Tuesday to effectively kill a proposal to impose a $3 an hour premium pay mandate on targeted grocery stores and retailers – a proposal originated by Councilman Jose F. Moreno at the behest of the United Food and Commercial Workers (UFCW) union. The UFCW has been a major donor to Councilman Moreno’s campaigns, making ...

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