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Posted on: October 13, 2021

Have Your Updated Your Resume?

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When nearly every aspect of the hiring process has moved online, you may wonder why you still need a resume. In fact, you do still need a resume for many reasons. Click here for helpful tips and links to keep it current.

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Anaheim Workforce Connection News
Posted on: August 18, 2021

Build a Bridge to Your New Career

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Curious about a different career but overwhelmed where to start? Visit https://www.myskillsmyfuture.org/ to learn about career options based on your current or past positions, find local training or view & apply for jobs near you.

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Anaheim Workforce Connection News
Posted on: August 5, 2021

Certifications: A Power Tool for Career Advancement

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A certification is a nationally recognized award that shows you have specific skills or knowledge in an occupation, industry, or technology. To earn a certification you usually have to pass a test or demonstrate a skill.

Certifications are sponsored by pro...

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Anaheim Workforce Connection News
Posted on: July 20, 2021

OnwardCA

Onward California

How does OnwardCA work?

  • Step 1Connect to Essential Life Services(Money, Food, Shelter, etc.) 
  • Step 2Connect to Retraining Opportunities
  • Step 3Connect to Your Next Job

Click here to get started.

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Anaheim Workforce Connection News
Posted on: June 29, 2021

Do You Know Your Work Values?

Work Values Matcher

Discover your work values to choose a career that's meaningful to you.

The Work Values Matcher is a quick card sort exercise that asks you to rank statements to define your ideal job. Your choices indicate your top values.

Work values are our beliefs about ...

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Anaheim Workforce Connection News
Posted on: May 24, 2021

EDD Job Fairs and Workshops

Professional Development Opportunities

The Employment Development Department (EDD) and America’s Job Center of California (AJCC) offer workshops for career guidance and job search skills throughout California. Click here for a list of events in your area.

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Anaheim Workforce Connection News
Posted on: April 19, 2021

On-the-Job Training Program: Special Grant for Employers

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The On-the-Job Training (OJT) program provides a unique opportunity to invest in your company's growth. OJT allows businesses to hire new employees and provide training in skilled positions. 

If your business is willing to work with specific popul...

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Posted on: August 11, 2020

Were you previously incarcerated and want a fresh start?

P2E Flyer Rev. 8.11.20

Anaheim Workforce Connection has funding available to help you get started. If eligible, you may qualify for the following free services: 

  • Career Opportunities for Justice-Involved individuals
  • Access to Community Resources and Support
  • Paid Vocationa...
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Anaheim Workforce Connection News

News Flash

Posted on: May 6, 2018

Labor Market Information

Labor Market Information

What Is Labor Market Information?

Data about employment by location and occupation, labor supply and demand, earnings, unemployment and demographics of the labor force make up what is known as labor market information. If you are in the exploration phase o...

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Posted on: May 6, 2018

Unemployment Insurance

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UI Online Features

  • Certify for continued benefits and report work and wages.*
  • Update contact information and set personal preferences.
  • Reopen an existing claim.
  • Receive important messages from the EDD such as when  to certify or if your claim can be ...
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News Flash

News Flash

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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City News - Current
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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City News - Current
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 applic...

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City News - Current
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’...

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City News - Current
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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Learn More City News - Current
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 wro...

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City News - Current
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, veteran...

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City News - Current

News Flash

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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City News - Press Releases
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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City News - Press Releases
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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City News - Press Releases
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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City News - Press Releases
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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City News - Press Releases
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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City News - Press Releases
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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City News - Press Releases
Posted on: September 3, 2021

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

NEA Big Read_9.3.21

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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Learn More City News - Press Releases
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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City News - Press Releases
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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City News - Press Releases
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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City News - Press Releases
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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City News - Press Releases
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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City News - Press Releases
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. 

T...

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City News - Press Releases
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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City News - Press Releases
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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City News - Press Releases
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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City News - Press Releases
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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City News - Press Releases
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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City News - Press Releases
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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City News - Press Releases
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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City News - Press Releases
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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City News - Press Releases
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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City News - Press Releases
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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City News - Press Releases
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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City News - Press Releases
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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City News - Press Releases
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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City News - Press Releases
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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City News - Press Releases
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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City News - Press Releases
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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City News - Press Releases
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.

It is an extension of the co...

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City News - Press Releases
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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City News - Press Releases
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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City News - Press Releases
Posted on: December 15, 2020

Expanded COVID-19 testing now available

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (Dec. 15, 2020) — Walk-up COVID-19 testing is now available in west and east Anaheim.

On Monday, we started walk-up testing at the East Anaheim Gymnasium, at 8165 E. Santa Ana Canyon Road, just off Weir Canyon Roa...

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City News - Press Releases
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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City News - Press Releases
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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City News - Press Releases
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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City News - Press Releases
Posted on: September 15, 2020

COVID-19 Testing at Anaheim Convention Center

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (Nov. 2, 2020) — No-cost COVID-19 is available on weekday evenings and Saturdays at Anaheim Convention Center.

Testing is available Tuesdays through Fridays from noon to 7 p.m. and on Saturdays from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Anaheim, in partnership w...

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City News - Press Releases
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. 
Make your appointment here, there are pl...
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City News - Press Releases
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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City News - Press Releases
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. 
Make your ap...
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City News - Press Releases
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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City News - Press Releases
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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City News - Press Releases
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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City News - Press Releases
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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City News - Press Releases
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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City News - Press Releases
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.

The cente...

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City News - Press Releases
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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City News - Press Releases
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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City News - Press Releases
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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City News - Press Releases
Posted on: September 17, 2020

Tracking coronavirus: Anaheim gives free masks to residents

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (Sept. 17, 2020) — Residents can get free face masks without leaving their car at Anaheim’s third drive-thru mask distribution event on Saturday, Sept. 26 from 8 a.m. to noon at Temple Beth Emet, 1770 W. Cerritos Ave.

Ea...

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City News - Press Releases
Posted on: September 16, 2020

Anaheim budget factors in coronavirus impacts while still serving community

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.

Th...

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City News - Press Releases
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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City News - Press Releases
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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City News - Press Releases
Posted on: September 4, 2020

Anaheim to host virtual town hall meetings on Angels Baseball proposal

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (Sept. 14, 2020) — Anaheim will hold its final town hall meeting on a proposed final-stage plan for the future of Angels Baseball in Anaheim on Thursday, Sept. 24.

Part of the proposal was approved by the Planning Commission on We...

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City News - Press Releases
Posted on: September 10, 2020

It’s your downtown. Join us in making it even better.

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (Sept. 10, 2020) — We’re all itching to get back to normal amid these trying times. Anaheim will get through this and come out better than ever. And we need your help! 

We have a vision to reimagine what we call...

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City News - Press Releases
Posted on: September 4, 2020

Anaheim to host virtual town hall meetings on Angels Baseball proposal

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (Sept. 9, 2020) — Last week the city shared with the community a proposed final-stage plan for the future of Angels Baseball in Anaheim.

Part of the proposal will go before the Planning Commission on Wednesday, Sept. 9 and is expe...

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Posted on: August 28, 2020

Tracking coronavirus: Anaheim gives free masks to residents

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (Sept. 9, 2020) — Residents can get free face masks without leaving their car at a drive-thru mask distribution event.

The mask giveaway will be held Wednesday, Sept. 16 at Anaheim First Christian Church, 520 W. South St., from 4 ...

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Posted on: September 4, 2020

Anaheim to host virtual town hall meetings on Angels Baseball proposal

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (Sept. 4, 2020) — Today the city shared with the community a proposed final-stage plan for the future of Angels Baseball in Anaheim.

Part of the proposal will go before the Planning Commission on Wednesday, Sept. 9 and is expected...

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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 28, 2020

Tracking coronavirus: Anaheim gives free masks to residents

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (Aug. 28, 2020) — Residents can get free face masks without leaving their car at Anaheim’s first-ever drive-thru mask distribution event.

The mask giveaway will be held Wednesday, Sept. 9 at Magnolia Baptist Church, 720 ...

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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.

“I strongly support Jim as...

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Posted on: July 14, 2020

Tracking coronavirus: Public testing available at Anaheim Convention Center

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (Aug. 4, 2020) — Anaheim residents and those across Orange County can get no-cost, drive-thru COVID-19 testing at the Anaheim Convention Center.

Testing appointments are available Tuesdays through Saturdays, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. ...

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Posted on: July 28, 2020

Construction set to begin on Maxwell Dog Park

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (July 28, 2020) — We’re moving forward with long-awaited plans for a dog park at Maxwell Park.

Work on the park is set to begin in August, following City Council approval on Tuesday of a construction contract for the pro...

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Posted on: July 14, 2020

Tracking coronavirus: Public testing starts Wednesday at Anaheim Convention Center

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (July 14, 2020) — Anaheim residents and those across Orange County will have access to drive-thru COVID-19 testing at the Anaheim Convention Center starting Wednesday, July 15.

Testing will be offered Wednesdays through Sundays fr...

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Posted on: June 30, 2020

Anaheim requires masks, face coverings

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (June 30, 2020) — Anaheim has issued a citywide face covering requirement to support California’s June 18 guidance on face coverings in public.

The Anaheim requirement, a binding order by our city manager under the city&...

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Posted on: June 12, 2020

Anaheim begins gradual reopening of City Hall

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (June 30, 2020) — After a nearly three-month closure, Anaheim began a gradual reopening of City Hall on June 15. 

Now open to the public for in-person services are the first and second floor of City Hall and the ...

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Posted on: June 23, 2020

Plan for Honda Center site includes shopping, dining, entertainment, parks

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (June 24, 2020) — A proposal from the Samueli Family, owners of the Anaheim Ducks and longtime operators of Honda Center, have come forward with a new proposal to develop a thriving hub of sports and entertainment around the aren...

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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 16, 2020

Tracking coronavirus: Emergency Rental Assistance Program

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (June 16, 2020) — Hundreds of Anaheim renters struggling with the economic impacts of the coronavirus crisis will soon receive assistance under Anaheim’s Community and Economic Recovery Plan.

Anaheim received nearly 900 ...

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Posted on: June 12, 2020

Anaheim begins gradual reopening of City Hall June 15

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (June 12, 2020) — Anaheim’s City Hall has been temporarily closed to the public since March 18, as we focused on addressing the coronavirus crisis and stemming the spread in our community. 

During this ...

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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: June 4, 2020

Tracking coronavirus: One shelter staff, resident test positive, no other cases

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (June 8, 2020) — One staff member and one resident at the La Mesa Emergency Shelter, a 102-bed facility run by Illumination Foundation, have tested positive for Covid-19, the infection caused by coronavirus.

The staff member is no...

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Posted on: June 4, 2020

Tracking coronavirus: One shelter staff, resident test positive, residents tested

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (June 4, 2020) — One staff member and one resident at the La Mesa Emergency Shelter, a 102-bed facility run by Illumination Foundation, have tested positive for Covid-19, the infection caused by coronavirus.

The staff member is no...

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Posted on: June 1, 2020

Citywide curfew lifted

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (June 4, 2020) — We are lifting Anaheim’s curfew starting Thursday, June 4.
We thank all those who have peacefully expressed themselves in our city and to those who will do so in days ahead.
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Posted on: June 1, 2020

Citywide curfew June 3 at 9 p.m.

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (June 3, 2020) — We thank all who have demonstrated peacefully in our city. 
Anaheim is again implementing a citywide curfew for June 3 starting at 9 p.m. Wednesday evening through Thursday morning at 5:30 a.m.
Those who a...
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Posted on: June 1, 2020

Citywide curfew June 2 at 9 p.m.

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (June 2, 2020) — Anaheim is implementing a citywide curfew starting tonight at 9 p.m. through tomorrow at 5:30 a.m.
Those who are traveling for work, who are giving or seeking emergency care, who are credentialed media or...
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Posted on: June 1, 2020

Citywide curfew June 1 at 6 p.m.

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (June 1, 2020) — Anaheim is implementing a citywide curfew starting tonight at 6 p.m. through tomorrow at 5:30 a.m.
Those who are traveling for work, who are giving or seeking emergency care, who are credentialed media or...
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Posted on: May 28, 2020

Tracking coronavirus: Anaheim offers help for struggling renters

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (May 28, 2020) — Anaheim renters struggling with the economic impacts of the coronavirus crisis can now apply for assistance under Anaheim’s Community and Economic Recovery Plan.

The Emergency Rental Assistance ...

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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 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

Tracking coronavirus: Anaheim honors 2020 graduates

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (May 12, 2020) — Anaheim will honor graduates and all promoting students of the class of 2020 from May 13 through May 30 at facilities throughout the city.

Many graduation and promotion ceremonies and celebrations have been postpo...

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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: March 26, 2020

Tracking coronavirus: Anaheim City Council approves emergency economic recovery plan

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (March 26, 2020) — The Anaheim City Council, in a special meeting Thursday, approved an economic recovery plan that could see up to $15 million in city spending to help seniors, the homeless, needy families and to promote busines...

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Posted on: May 5, 2020

Tracking coronavirus: Anaheim City Council allocates added funding for renters, community

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (May 5, 2020) — The Anaheim City Council on Tuesday allocated an added $1 million for nonprofits serving residents in need and directed $3 million in assistance to help struggling renters as part of the Anaheim Community and Econ...

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Posted on: May 5, 2020

Tracking coronavirus: reopening Anaheim businesses

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (May 5, 2020) — We know many businesses are eager to reopen, and Anaheim is eager to help you do so safely and responsibly.

In Anaheim and Orange County, we continue to follow the governor’s stay-at-home order, which is ...

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Posted on: April 28, 2020

Tracking coronavirus: Food resources

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (April 28, 2020) — Anaheim is providing free grab and go meals and food bags for seniors and families in need during the coronavirus crisis.

Anaheim Community Services is partnering with Meals on Wheels OC, Renewable Farms, and Se...

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Posted on: April 28, 2020

Cannabis: What do you think?

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (April 28, 2020) — The question of what to do about cannabis has been one Anaheim has faced for years.

As it is now, city regulations prohibit the sale, commercial cultivation and processing of recreational or medical cannabis in ...

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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.

Greg Garcia, Anaheim’s deputy ...

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Posted on: April 10, 2020

Tracking coronavirus: A different Easter and Passover celebration

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (April 10, 2020) — Anaheim wishes everyone a happy Easter and joyous Passover.We know things are really different this year.Even so, we hope you have a great time with loved ones this weekend, celebrating in a way that works for ...

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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 31, 2020

Update: Shelter residents test negative after two staff members contract COVID-19

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (March 31, 2020) — Follow-up tests of 34 residents at the Anaheim Emergency Shelter, a 224-bed facility run by The Salvation Army, have tested negative for COVID-19 after two staff members were found to have the infection caused ...

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Posted on: March 25, 2020

Tracking coronavirus: Anaheim Convention Center update

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (March 25, 2020) — Anaheim Convention Center, owned and operated by the city of Anaheim, remains closed to the public while staff continues to work to reschedule events, book events for 2021 and beyond and play a leading...

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Posted on: March 24, 2020

Tracking coronavirus: City Council approves emergency eviction moratorium

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (March 24, 2020) — The Anaheim City Council Tuesday approved an urgency ordinance putting in place an emergency moratorium on residential and commercial evictions for those impacted by the coronavirus outbreak.

The City C...

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Posted on: March 19, 2020

Tracking coronavirus: City Council to consider measure for impacted renters, businesses, landlords

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (March 23, 2020) — At the direction of Anaheim Mayor Harry Sidhu, the City Council will consider a measure to address impacted renters, business tenants and residential and commercial landlords at its teleconference meeting on Tu...

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Posted on: March 19, 2020

Tracking coronavirus: City Council to hold virtual meeting March 24

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (March 19, 2020) — The Anaheim City Council will hold its regular meeting by teleconference on Tuesday, March 24, at 5 p.m.

The teleconference meeting allows for social distancing among council members, staff and the public in acc...

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Posted on: March 18, 2020

Tracking coronavirus: Relaxed parking enforcement

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (March 18, 2020) —  As all of Anaheim comes together to address coronavirus, we are relaxing some enforcement of parking violations, including street sweeping, through March 31 (with the date being subject to update).
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Posted on: March 17, 2020

Tracking coronavirus: City Hall virtual services during closure

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (March 17, 2020) — With the temporarily closure of City Hall and Anaheim West Tower at least through March 31, Anaheim will continue to provide critical and essential services for residents, businesses and visitors.

City services,...

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Posted on: March 16, 2020

Tracking coronavirus: City Hall closed to the public

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (March 16, 2020) — Out of an abundance of caution, Anaheim is temporarily closing City Hall and Anaheim West Tower to the public starting March 18, at least through March 31.

City employees will still be on hand working to maintai...

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Posted on: March 16, 2020

Tracking coronavirus: City Council to hold emergency, virtual meeting March 16

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (March 16, 2020) — The Anaheim City Council will hold an emergency meeting by teleconference today, March 16, at 5 p.m.

The Council will consider a resolution proclaiming a local emergency for the city of Anaheim in the face of th...

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Posted on: March 10, 2020

Tracking coronavirus: Big West basketball update

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (March 10, 2020) — The Big West Conference for men’s and women’s college basketball announced Tuesday that it will play upcoming games in Anaheim without spectators.

The games are set for Thursday through Satur...

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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 27, 2020

Tracking coronavirus: Anaheim ready

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (Feb. 27, 2020) — While there are no coronavirus cases reported in our city, Anaheim continues to monitor the outbreak, consult with partner agencies and ready plans should we see cases here.

Precaution and preparation are always ...

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Posted on: February 26, 2020

Changes coming to City Hall security: metal screening

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (Feb. 26, 2020) — Starting on March 2, Anaheim will begin enhanced security screening at City Hall.

The new safety measures include security screening for all visitors to City Hall at both the front entrance and at the pedestrian ...

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Posted on: February 25, 2020

Tracking coronavirus: no Anaheim cases

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (Feb. 25, 2020) — Anaheim continues to follow the global coronavirus outbreak with no cases reported in our city.

We are in contact with the Orange County Health Care Agency, tracking a federal proposal to bring patients to Costa ...

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Posted on: February 11, 2020

Anaheim approves Senior Safety Net program for seniors struggling with housing costs

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (Feb. 11, 2020) — Anaheim seniors struggling with housing costs can get emergency help and up to a year of rent assistance under a $645,000 pilot program approved by Anaheim’s City Council on Tuesday.

The Senior Safety N...

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Posted on: February 11, 2020

Anaheim magazine winter 2020: Census 2020, Miss Anaheim Beautiful, the Big A

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (Feb. 11, 2020) — The latest issue of Anaheim magazine features a story about Census 2020, our once-in-ten-years count of the American population.

There’s a lot at stake for Anaheim. Each year, we see more than $100 mill...

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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: February 5, 2020

Coronavirus: no Anaheim cases

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (Feb. 5, 2020) — Anaheim is following the global coronavirus outbreak with no cases reported in our city.

As a major visitor city, we are watching developments in California, the nation and across the globe.

We are in regu...

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Posted on: February 4, 2020

Anaheim extends leadership on homelessness, expands partnership with Salvation Army shelter

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (Feb. 4, 2020) — Some 100 additional temporary homeless shelter beds are set to open in Anaheim in the next four months as part of Anaheim’s ongoing effort to address homelessness.

The City Council on Tuesday approved ex...

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Posted on: January 30, 2020

Anaheim extends leadership on homelessness; mayor’s ad hoc committee recommends added shelter beds

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (Jan. 30, 2020) — Some 100 new temporary shelter beds could open in Anaheim in the next four months as part of Anaheim’s ongoing effort to address homelessness.

An ad hoc committee led by Mayor Harry Sidhu and including ...

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Posted on: January 21, 2020

OC Black History Parade celebrates 40 years

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (Jan. 21, 2020) — Celebrate 40 years of commemorating the history and contributions of African Americans in Orange County on Saturday, Feb. 1 at the annual Orange County Black History Parade & Cultural Faire in downtown Anahe...

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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 16, 2019

Anaheim Council to consider first step in Angels proposal Dec. 20

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (Dec. 16, 2019) — The Anaheim City Council will publicly consider a purchase and sale agreement for 153 acres of land around and including Angel Stadium of Anaheim at a special meeting on Dec. 20 at 2 p.m. in the Council Chambers...

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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: December 4, 2019

Proposal: Angels through 2050-plus, stadium, land sale, community benefits

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (Dec. 4, 2019) — A three-step proposed agreement would keep Angels Baseball in Anaheim through at least 2050, see a land and stadium sale valued at $325 million and potential development including affordable housing and parks.

The...

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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 21, 2019

Anaheim statement on Valenzuela verdict, judgment

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (Nov. 21, 2019) — Anaheim disagrees with a verdict and $13.2 million judgment by a Los Angeles jury this week in a civil lawsuit filed against the city and three Anaheim Police personnel regarding a 2016 incident.

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Posted on: September 27, 2019

Anaheim magazine fall 2019: Muzeo exhibit, Halloween parade, Beach Boulevard

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (Sept. 27, 2019) — The latest issue of Anaheim magazine features a unique exhibit now at the Muzeo Museum and Cultural Center.

The exhibit tells the untold stories of Anaheim's Japanese American families before, during and after World War I...

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Posted on: September 24, 2019

Original Northgate Market set to become youth center for young entrepreneurs, business people

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (Sept. 24, 2019) — A historic downtown space that was the starting point for an iconic Anaheim businesses is set to continue serving the community as a youth learning center.

Anaheim’s City Council on Tuesday voted to sp...

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Posted on: August 23, 2019

Mayor Sidhu: Our approach to stadium negotiations

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Anaheim has  a once-in-a-generation chance to build on the legacy of baseball in our city.

As our City Council's designated representative on the city's negotiating team, Mayor Sidhu outlines guiding principles for negotiations in today's Orange C...

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Posted on: June 14, 2019

Anaheim’s proposed budget: dog park, fire station, other great things for residents

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (June 14, 2019) — Anaheim’s proposed budget for the next 12 months will touch the daily lives of the city’s residents with $570 million dedicated to public safety and community services as well projects to better roads, utilities,...

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Posted on: May 8, 2019

Anaheim Police share officer-involved shooting video, actions taken

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (May 8, 2019) — The city of Anaheim and Anaheim Police Department took a major step Wednesday in sharing information about public safety with the release of video and details from an officer-involved shooting from July 2018.

In a press conf...

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Posted on: March 27, 2019

Rancho La Paz owner rescinds rent increases, works with residents to find path forward

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (March 27, 2019) — The owner of the Rancho La Paz mobile home park in north Anaheim and neighboring Fullerton is rescinding rent increases and meeting with residents to find a workable way forward for everyone.

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Posted on: January 31, 2018

Anaheim’s 2018 State of the City will offer new ways for businesses to thrive, residents to connect

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (Jan. 31, 2018) — Mayor Tom Tait is set to announce initiatives to bring people together over a good meal and to better connect generations across Anaheim in the 2018 State of the City address on Feb. 6.

The address also will recap gains An...

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Posted on: March 5, 2019

Mayor Harry Sidhu unveils $250 million investment initiative for Anaheim neighborhoods

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (March 5, 2019) — Calling for a new Golden Age for Anaheim, Mayor Harry Sidhu in his inaugural State of the City address on Tuesday set out a bold initiative to invest $250 million in Anaheim neighborhoods in the next 10 years, with direct...

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Posted on: March 4, 2019

Mayor Sidhu's inaugural State of the City to unveil new ‘Golden Age’ for Anaheim neighborhoods

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (March 4, 2019) — Mayor Harry Sidhu on Tuesday is set to outline a bold plan to invest in and renew Anaheim’s neighborhoods, building on a legacy of economic development in service of the city’s residents.

In his inaugural State of the City...

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Posted on: January 15, 2019

Anaheim extends Angels at stadium through 2020, allowing time for discussions on new lease

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (Jan. 15, 2019) — Anaheim’s City Council on Tuesday approved a 14-month extension for the Angels at the city-owned Angel Stadium of Anaheim, ensuring the team will play in Anaheim through 2020 and allowing time for both...

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Posted on: December 22, 2018

100 people transitioned from homelessness at Maxwell, La Palma Parks

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (Dec. 22, 2018) — Some 100 people have moved from sidewalks and an alleyway at Maxwell and La Palma parks to an emergency homeless shelter, while spaces at and around the parks have been cleared, cleaned and restored.

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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: June 22, 2018

Our Next Flag update: first-round finalists

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We’re making progressing on a new flag for Anaheim.

A group of 19 community submissions are currently under consideration as we work toward a final design our city can be proud of.

From March 19 to April 20, we received 113 submissions from residents and th...

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Posted on: May 23, 2018

My city budget: how you can tune in

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (May 23, 2018) — It’s that time of year again when our city leaders discuss and ultimately decide how to spend your tax dollars.

The City Council has been holding public workshops on the proposed $1.9 billion city budget...

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Posted on: May 17, 2018

200-plus Anaheim employees, family give back in inaugural day of community service

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (May 15, 2018) — More than 200 Anaheim city employees and their families came together on Saturday, May 12, for a day of volunteer community service benefiting seniors, veterans, students, neighborhoods and those in need.

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Posted on: May 1, 2018

Innovative jobs program for those seeking pathway from homelessness coming to Orange County

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (May 1, 2018) — Great news for Anaheim’s ongoing work to provide pathways out of homelessness.

Los Angeles-based nonprofit Chrysalis, which helps transition people from homelessness to work by helping to prepare them for finding and keeping...

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Posted on: April 9, 2018

Anaheim mayor, public works director visiting Puerto Rico as part of island’s rebuilding effort

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (April 9, 2018) — Anaheim Mayor Tom Tait and Public Works Director Rudy Emami are visiting Puerto Rico on Monday as part of a group of mainland mayors and officials offering expertise, experience and ongoing connection with counterparts on...

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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.

Canyon Fire 2 continues to burn but is ...

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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.

The ...Read on...

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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.

If the Ducks win, Mayor Nensh...Read on...

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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.

Miraloma Park a...

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News Flash

Posted on: September 30, 2021

Your Community Available Now!

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The Fall 2021 edition of Your Community/Tu Comunidad is now available online! Learn all about youth programs returning to our youth centers, recently completed park projects, and information on Youth Scholarships, Mobile Family Resource Centers, and Distr...

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Posted on: August 27, 2021

Fall Recreation classes going on now!

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We are excited to once again offer some of your favorite programs, including yoga, sports, gymnastics, art, music and more. Classes begin in October!  You can register online at Anaheim.net/play or for more information, please call us at (714) 765...

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Posted on: August 27, 2021

Fall 2021 Digital Activity Guide Available Now

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The Fall issue of the Anaheim Community Services Activity Guide has arrived online and is available now at anaheim.net/4619/Online-Programs-Activities-Guide. With over 40 pages to explore, you can learn more about our Tiny Tots Academy, STARS, an...

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Posted on: March 1, 2019

Recreation, Human, and Neighborhood Services Monthly Newsletter

2021 October Newsflash

Anaheim Community Services’ October 2021 Newsletter is available now!

In this month’s edition, you’ll find information about the Anaheim Fall Festival and Halloween Parade, how to register for new and returning fall classes, as well as, information on redi...

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October Newsletter Community Services News

News Flash

Posted on: April 26, 2021

Big changes coming to Beach Boulevard

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (April 26, 2021) — Hundreds of new homes and residents are coming to Beach Boulevard and Lincoln Avenue with shopping, dining and community spaces to follow as part of Anaheim’s plan to revitalize the heart of west Anaheim.

In mid-April, gr...

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Community Services Spotlight
Posted on: April 15, 2020

Center Greens

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The Center Greens Improvement project is located at 311 E. Broadway adjacent to the Downtown Anaheim Community Center and Youth Center. It will transform currently underused areas of the existing 3.5-acre park and will provide new amenities that will offe...

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Community Services Spotlight
Posted on: April 15, 2020

Maxwell Dog Park

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The Maxwell Dog Park project will convert 1-acre of the existing Maxwell Park into two designated park spaces for large and small dogs. It will be located adjacent to Haskett Library at 2650 W. Broadway. The improvements will include agility equipment, se...

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Community Services Spotlight

News Flash

Posted on: May 5, 2015

Anaheim Convention Center

The Anaheim Convention Center (ACC), centrally located in the heart of Southern California, welcomes millions of visitors to the City of Anaheim for tourism, business and conventions/meetings.

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Posted on: December 10, 2015

Anaheim is a Class 1 City

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We’re proud to announce that Anaheim has been designated as a Class 1 City by the Insurance Service Office (ISO), the highest possible rating for a municipality. This rating may reduce the cost of fire insurance for our residents and business owners. Lear...

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Fire & Rescue Spotlight

News Flash

Posted on: September 13, 2021

Exploration on Wheels library van rolling into service

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (Sept. 13, 2021) — A new library van is bringing science and art to kids across Anaheim.

 

Anaheim Public Library's new Exploration on Wheels van is rolling into service, offering free hands-on science, t...

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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...

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Learn More Library News
Posted on: July 6, 2021

Anaheim Public Library Named 2021 Gale/Library Journal Library of the Year

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (July 6, 2021) — Anaheim Public Library’s work to keep serving our community during the challenges of the pandemic have earned an exclusive national honor.

 

Anaheim Public Library was recognized as&...

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Library News
Posted on: March 2, 2021

Foster care youth library card

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (March 2, 2021) — Foster care youth can check out books and access other free library resources on their own at Anaheim Public Library.

 

The library has a card tailored for foster youth that allows direct access...

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Library News
Posted on: February 3, 2021

STEAM, Ukulele, and Memory Take Home Kits

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (Feb. 3, 2021) — Enrich your lives with take home kits and fun educational activities that can be done safely at home.

 

While our in-person library programs are on hold, we continue to expand services and virtual...

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Library News
Posted on: January 6, 2021

New Year, New Library App!

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (Jan. 6, 2021) — Enjoy the new app that makes your library experience easy and fun. 

 

Library users can manage their account, keep track of reading history, renew books, and place holds ? right from thei...

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Library News

News Flash

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Posted on: April 5, 2021

Cops 4 Kids Program

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Information about Anaheim's Cops 4 Kids Program.

Police Department Spotlights
Posted on: February 23, 2021

Don't Get Scammed!

SCAMS

Common Scams

COVID-19 Scam:

During this COVID-19 pandemic, criminals pose as government employees to obtain the victims' social security number and/or Medicare card numbers using robocalls, spam emails, cold calls, and door-to-door solicitation.

If ...

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Police Department Spotlights

News Flash

Posted on: September 29, 2021

Fatal Officer-Involved Shooting

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ANAHEIM, CALIF, (September 29, 2021) – Anaheim PD SWAT personnel fatally shoot suspect after hours long standoff.

On Tuesday, September 28, 2021 at about 5 p.m., Anaheim Police Investigators observed an adult male suspect, wanted for armed robber...

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Police Press Releases
Posted on: September 9, 2021

Anaheim Police Arrest Man in Shooting Death of Juvenile

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (September 9, 2021) – On September 5, 2021, at 9:22 p.m. Anaheim police officers responded to a residence in the 1700 block of N. Holbrook St. to investigate a report of a 17-year-old boy who had been shot. Upon arrival, officers...

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Police Press Releases
Posted on: September 1, 2021

Homicide Investigation/Officer-Involved Shooting Victim and Suspect Identification

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (September 1, 2021) – Anaheim homicide detectives have identified the victim and suspect involved in yesterday’s murder and officer involved shooting.

On August 31, 2021, at about 11:54 a.m. Anaheim police officers respo...

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Police Press Releases
Posted on: August 31, 2021

Homicide Investigation/Officer Involved Shooting

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (August 31, 2021) – Anaheim homicide detectives are investigating a homicide that lead to an officer involved shooting in Anaheim.

On August 31, 2021, at about 11:54 a.m. Anaheim police officers responded to a residence in the 240...

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Police Press Releases
Posted on: August 18, 2021

Suspect Arrested for Child Pornography

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (August 18, 2021) – Anaheim sexual assault detectives working with the internet crimes against children task force received a tip that Mr. Erik Robles, age 27 resident of Anaheim, was possessing and distributing child pornography...

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Police Press Releases
Posted on: August 2, 2021

Homicide Victim Identification

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (August 2, 2021) – Anaheim homicide detectives have identified the victim of an August 1, 2021 homicide as Tyrone Portis, a 43-year-old resident of Buena Park.

On August 1, 2021, at about 9:30 p.m. Anaheim police officers responde...

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Police Press Releases
Posted on: June 28, 2021

Homicide Victim Identification / Attempt to Identify Witness

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (June 28, 2021) – Anaheim PD homicide detectives are asking for assistance from the public in identifying a possible witness to a homicide.

On Sunday, June 27, 2021, at about 12:15 a.m. 17-year-old male resident of Anaheim, Johnny Avalos, w...

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Police Press Releases
Posted on: June 2, 2021

Homicide Victim Identification

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (June 2, 2021) – Anaheim PD homicide detectives have identified the deceased victim from a June 1, 2021 shooting, as 25-year-old Abel Saldana, of Garden Grove.

On Tuesday, June 1, 2021, at about 7:40 pm, APD officers responded to ...

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Police Press Releases
Posted on: May 31, 2021

Homicide Arrest

Anaheim PD Press Release

ANAHEIM, Calif. (May 31, 2021) – Anaheim Police Homicide Detectives have arrested 30-year-old David Steven Abbott, a male resident of Anaheim for the beating death of a 70-year-old, male Anaheim resident Rahmatolah “Davey” Ya...

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Police Press Releases
Posted on: May 19, 2021

Anaheim Teacher Arrested for Possession of Child Pornography

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (May 19, 2021) – Anaheim Police Detectives have arrested an Anaheim elementary school teacher for possession of child pornography.

This morning, Anaheim PD Sexual Assault Detectives arrested 39-year-old Joseph Williams Page, an Anaheim resi...

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Police Press Releases
Posted on: May 7, 2021

DUI/Driver's License Checkpoint

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (May 7, 2021) – The Anaheim Police Department Traffic Unit will be conducting a DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint Friday, May 7, 2021 near Lincoln Avenue and Sunkist Street starting at 6:00 P.M.

Checkpoint locations are chosen based on a hist...

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Police Press Releases
Posted on: April 30, 2021

Anaheim Police Arrest Suspect from 41-Year-Old Cold Case Homicide

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (April 30, 2021) – More than 41 years after 79-year-old Viola Hagenkord was found sexually assaulted and deceased in her Anaheim apartment, 64-year-old Andre William Lepere of Alamogordo, New Mexico, has been arrested and charged...

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Police Press Releases
Posted on: April 27, 2021

Murder Suspect Arrest / Victim Identification

Anaheim PD Press Release

ANAHEIM, Calif. (April 27, 2021) – Anaheim Police Investigators have located and arrested Fernando Garcia, 39, of Anaheim for the murder of 34-year-old Francisco Villagomez, also of Anaheim.

On Sunday, April 25, at about 7 p.m., Anaheim Police Officers res...

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Police Press Releases
Posted on: April 26, 2021

Anaheim Man Shot to Death; Suspect Identified

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (April 25, 2021) – Homicide detectives have identified 39-year-old Anaheim resident Fernando Garcia as a murder suspect.

At about 7 p.m. on Sunday, April 25, Anaheim police responded to the 200 block of E. Clifton Street to invest...

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Police Press Releases
Posted on: April 17, 2021

Anaheim Man Shot to Death; Police Arrest Suspect

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (April 16, 2021) – Homicide detectives have arrested Richard Flores, 20, of Anaheim for the nighttime shooting death of 30-year-old Jefferson Anthony Davis, also of Anaheim.

At about 11:30 p.m. last night, Anaheim officers responded to a sh...

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Police Press Releases
Posted on: April 16, 2021

Anaheim Police Arrest Three for Murder Following Eight-Month Investigation

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (April 16, 2021) – Homicide detectives have arrested three Fullerton residents for the murder of 28-year-old Edwin Richard Ramirez Hernandez who was shot to death in the area of Citron Street and Bellevue Drive on August 15, 2020...

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Police Press Releases
Posted on: April 7, 2021

DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint

Anaheim PD Press Release

ANAHEIM, Calif. (April 7, 2021) – The Anaheim Police Department Traffic Unit will be conducting a DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint Friday, April 9, 2021 near Lincoln Avenue and Brookhurst Street starting at 6:00 P.M.

Checkpoint locations...

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Police Press Releases
Posted on: April 6, 2021

Orange County Human Trafficking Task Force Releases 2021 Victim Report

Anaheim PD Press Release

Key Takeaways:

• In 2019-2020, the Task Force assisted 357 victims of sex and labor trafficking. This is a slight decrease, likely due to law enforcement’s limited ability to be proactive with human trafficking investigations and victim identification duri...

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Police Press Releases
Posted on: March 17, 2021

DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint

Anaheim Police Department Press Release

ANAHEIM, Calif. (March 17, 2021) – The Anaheim Police Department Traffic Unit will be conducting a DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint Friday, March 19, 2021 near Katella Avenue and Douglas Road between the hours of 6:00 P.M. and 1:00 A.M.

Checkpoint locations...

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Police Press Releases
Posted on: March 15, 2021

Anaheim Police Arrest Suspect in Fatal Stabbing at Homeless Shelter

Anaheim Police Department Press Release

ANAHEIM, Calif. (March 15, 2021) – The Anaheim Police Department Homicide Detail has arrested 57-year-old Alvaro Mendoza Sahagun, an Anaheim resident, for the fatal stabbing of 36-year-old Marcos Zavala, also of Anaheim, at a homeless shelter.

On March 14,...

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Police Press Releases
Posted on: February 17, 2021

Homicide and Suspect Arrest

Anaheim Police Department Press Release

ANAHEIM, Calif. (February 17, 2020) – Anaheim Homicide Detectives have arrested a 17-year-old male resident of Anaheim for a recent homicide.

On Friday, February 5, 2021, just before 6 pm, Anaheim Police Officers responded to a report of a shooting inside ...

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Police Press Releases
Posted on: February 2, 2021

Commercial Sexual Exploitation of a Minor Arrests

Anaheim Police Department Press Release

ANAHEIM, CALIF. (February 2, 2021) – Five men have been charged with the commercial sexual exploitation of a minor in connection with meeting a teenage girl through an online site to have sex with her. The arrests are a result of a four-month investigatio...

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Police Press Releases
Posted on: January 28, 2021

Anaheim PD/Alcohol Beverage Control Underage Decoy Alcohol Sales Operation

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (January 28, 2020) – On Tuesday, January 19th, 2021, investigators with the Anaheim Police Department’s Vice Unit conducted a Minor Decoy Operation to check on compliance at off-sale alcohol retail establishments within the City of Anaheim...

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Police Press Releases
Posted on: January 27, 2021

Anaheim Police Seeking Public’s Help in Locating Suspect in Weekend Motel Homicide

Anaheim PD Press Release

ANAHEIM, CALIF (January 27, 2021) – Anaheim police homicide detectives have obtained a $1 million arrest warrant for 37-year-old Florin Raducanu who is suspected of shooting 42-year-old Aurel Trandafir last weekend. Raducanu and Trandafir both were visiti...

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Police Press Releases
Posted on: January 25, 2021

Murder Investigation

Anaheim PD Press Release

ANAHEIM, CALIF (January 25, 2020) – On Sunday, January 24, 2021, at about 7:37 pm, Anaheim Police Department officers responded to a report of a shooting at Abby’s Anaheimer Inn, located at 1201 W. Katella Avenue in the City of Anaheim. Upon arrival offic...

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Police Press Releases
Posted on: January 2, 2021

Murder/Suicide Investigation

Anaheim PD Press Release

ANAHEIM, CALIF (January 2, 2020) – On Thursday, December 31, 2020, the bodies of 27-year-old Ricardo Pedro Valenzuela and 24-year-old Samantha Lee Price were located in their Anaheim residence in the 3000 block of W. Del Monte Drive. Anaheim Police Homici...

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Police Press Releases
Posted on: December 24, 2020

Homicide / Victim ID and Suspect Arrested

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (December 24, 2020) – On Tuesday, December 22, 2020, just after 1:30 pm, Anaheim Police Department Officers responded to the 2000 block of E. Via Burton Street regarding a shooting. The victim, 23-year-old Mathew David Rawson of Costa Mesa...

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Police Press Releases
Posted on: December 22, 2020

Arresto de Sospechoso de Violacion Sexual se Buscan Posibles Victimas Adicionales

Anaheim PD Press Release

ANAHEIM, California (22 de diciembre del 2020) - El martes 21 de diciembre del 2020, detectives de la unidad de asalto sexual del Departamento de Policía de Anaheim arrestaron a Leopoldo García, de 69 años y residente de la Ciudad de Anaheim, también cono...

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Police Press Releases
Posted on: December 22, 2020

Rape Suspect Arrest – Attempt to Identify Additional Victims

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (December 22, 2020) – On Tuesday, December 21, 2020, Anaheim Police Department Sexual Assault Detectives arrested 69-year-old Anaheim resident, Leopoldo Garcia, aka “Leo” or “Curandero”, for the rape of an adult female victim. Garcia marke...

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Police Press Releases
Posted on: December 17, 2020

Arrests Made in Sahara Theatre Shooting

Anaheim PD Press Release

ANAHEIM, Calif. (December 17, 2020) – The Anaheim Police Department has arrested three suspects in connection with the October 31, 2020 drive-by shooting at the Sahara Theatre which wounded multiple victims.

This morning, Anaheim Police Department Investig...

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Police Press Releases
Posted on: December 16, 2020

DUI/Driver's License Checkpoint

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (December 16, 2020) – The Anaheim Police Department Traffic Unit will be conducting a DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint Friday, December 18, 2020 near La Palma Avenue and Harbor Boulevard between the hours of 6:00 P.M. and 1:00 A.M.

Checkpoin...

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Police Press Releases
Posted on: November 25, 2020

DUI/Driver's License Checkpoint

Anaheim PD Press Release

ANAHEIM, Calif. (November 25, 2020) – The Anaheim Police Department Traffic Unit will be conducting a DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint Friday, November 27, 2020 near Beach Boulevard and Orange Avenue between the hours of 6:00 P.M. and 1:00 A.M.

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Police Press Releases
Posted on: October 30, 2020

ANAHEIM Police Identify La Habra Man Stabbed to Death in Bar Parking Lot

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (October 30, 2020) – At about 2:30 a.m. on Friday, October 30, Anaheim police responded to a bar parking lot in the 1700 block of S. Euclid Street to investigate a report of a stabbing. Officers learned that the victim, 22-year-o...

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Police Press Releases
Posted on: October 22, 2020

Man Arrested for Felony Hit and Run Following Reckless Driving Incident

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ANAHEIM, CALIF (October 22, 2020) – A 19 year old Anaheim man was arrested for CVC 20001(A)– Felony Hit and Run, CVC 23104(B) – Felony Reckless Driving Causing Great Bodily Injury, and PC 245(a)(1) – Assault with a ...

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Police Press Releases
Posted on: October 21, 2020

DUI/Driver's License Checkpoint

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (October 21, 2020) – The Anaheim Police Department Traffic Unit will be conducting a DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint Friday, October 23, 2020 near Euclid Street and La Palma Avenue between the hours of 8:00 P.M. and 3:0...

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Police Press Releases
Posted on: October 19, 2020

Caretaker Arrested for Rape of Severly Disabled Patient

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (October 19, 2020) – Anaheim Police Department Sexual Assault Detectives have arrested a caretaker for the rape of a severely disabled female pateint. 40-year-old Anaheim resident, Raul Salgadocastro was arrested on suspicion of ...

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Police Press Releases
Posted on: October 15, 2020

Anaheim Police Arrest Man for Internet Café Murder

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (October 15, 2020) – Homicide detectives have arrested 41-year-old Lionel Raphael Cruz of Santa Ana for the June 19 murder of a man inside an illegal internet café.

At about 2:15 a.m. on June 20, Anaheim SWAT officers r...

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Police Press Releases
Posted on: March 13, 2018

Anaheim Police Department Conducts Minor Decoy Operation

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ANAHEIM, CALIF (March 13, 2018) The Anaheim Police Department’s Vice Unit conducted a Shoulder Tap Operation at six Anaheim locations on March 10, 2018. The operation resulted in six citations for purchasing alcohol for a minor and one citation ...

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Police Press Releases
Posted on: October 12, 2017

Anaheim Police Department Receives Grant for Special Traffic Enforcement and Crash Prevention

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ANAHEIM, CA (Oct. 12, 2017) - The Anaheim Police Department (APD) has been awarded a $403,200 grant from the California Office of Traffic Safety (OTS) for a year-long program to augment the City’s ongoing commitment to promote and improve roadway safety. ...

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Police Press Releases
Posted on: October 5, 2017

DUI/Driver's License Checkpoint

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (Oct. 5, 2017) - The Anaheim Police Department Traffic Unit will be conducting a DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint Friday October 6, 2017 on S State College Blvd. and Lincoln Ave. between the hours of 8:00 P.M. and 3:00 A.M.

The deterrent and...

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Police Press Releases
Posted on: September 29, 2017

Anaheim Police Department Join the 2017 Pink Patch Project

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (Sept. 29, 2017) –- The Anaheim Police Department, along with over 110 other public safety agencies, is proud to announce their inaugural 2017 partnership with the Pink Patch Project. The program centers on vibrant pink versions of the Dep...

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Police Press Releases
Posted on: August 16, 2017

DUI/Driver's License Checkpoint

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The Anaheim Police Department Traffic Unit will be conducting a DUI/Driver's License Checkpoint Friday August 18, 2017 at the intersection of Lincoln and Monterey between the hours of 8:00 P.M. and 3:00 A.M.

The deterrent and preventive effects of DUI chec...

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Police Press Releases
Posted on: March 16, 2017

APD SWAT Teams Serve Simultaneous Warrants Related to Gang Shooting - Suspected Arrested

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ANAHEIM, CA (MARCH 16, 2017) – Late Wednesday evening, Anaheim Police SWAT personnel, assisted by the Orange County Sheriff’s SWAT Team, served simultaneous search warrants at three Anaheim residences: 1200 block of N. East Street, 600...

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Posted on: February 2, 2017

Four Suspects Arrested in Gang Related Shooting That Injured Two in Front of High School

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ANAHEIM, CA (FEBRUARY 2, 2017) – Three juveniles and one adult have been arrested for a shooting that left two men with non-life threatening gunshot wounds in front of Gilbert High School Tuesday afternoon.  The APD Gang Detail made the arrests W...

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Police Press Releases
Posted on: November 20, 2016

Assault With a Deadly Weapon Suspect Fatally Shot in Officer Involved Shooting

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A suspect being sought for assault with a deadly weapon was fatally shot during a confrontation with Anaheim Police just after 9:00 pm Saturday night.  Anaheim police officers were assisting officers from the California Highway Patrol in searchin...

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Police Press Releases
Posted on: October 29, 2016

Suspect Arrested for Possession of Explosive Materials

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A 57 year old man is in custody after Anaheim Police officers found several pounds of dangerous materials in his room. Anaheim Police were first called to an assisted living facility in the 200 block of N. Dale Ave around 10:00 am this morning regarding...Read on...

Police Press Releases
Posted on: February 21, 2016

Officer Involved Shooting – Updated Information

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At approximately 4:45 pm on Saturday, February 20, 2016, three Anaheim police officers were involved in a fatal Officer Involved Shooting of an armed attempted murder suspect. The incident occurred when officers were called to the 2000 block of W. Cris Av...Read on...

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News Flash

Posted on: September 29, 2021

Fatal Officer-Involved Shooting

Anaheim PD Press Release

ANAHEIM, CALIF, (September 29, 2021) – Anaheim PD SWAT personnel fatally shoot suspect after hours long standoff.

On Tuesday, September 28, 2021 at about 5 p.m., Anaheim Police Investigators observed an adult male suspect, wanted for armed robberies, drivi...

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Posted on: September 9, 2021

Anaheim Police Arrest Man in Shooting Death of Juvenile

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (September 9, 2021) – On September 5, 2021, at 9:22 p.m. Anaheim police officers responded to a residence in the 1700 block of N. Holbrook St. to investigate a report of a 17-year-old boy who had been shot. Upon arrival, officers located t...

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Public Safety
Posted on: September 1, 2021

Homicide Investigation/Officer-Involved Shooting Victim and Suspect Identification

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (September 1, 2021) – Anaheim homicide detectives have identified the victim and suspect involved in yesterday’s murder and officer involved shooting.

On August 31, 2021, at about 11:54 a.m. Anaheim police officers responded to a residence ...

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Public Safety
Posted on: August 31, 2021

Homicide Investigation/Officer Involved Shooting

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (August 31, 2021) – Anaheim homicide detectives are investigating a homicide that lead to an officer involved shooting in Anaheim.

On August 31, 2021, at about 11:54 a.m. Anaheim police officers responded to a residence in the 2400 block of...

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Public Safety
Posted on: August 18, 2021

Suspect Arrested for Child Pornography

Anaheim PD Press Release

ANAHEIM, Calif. (August 18, 2021) – Anaheim sexual assault detectives working with the internet crimes against children task force received a tip that Mr. Erik Robles, age 27 resident of Anaheim, was possessing and distributing child pornography. Detectiv...

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Public Safety
Posted on: August 2, 2021

Homicide Victim Identification

Anaheim PD Press Release

ANAHEIM, Calif. (August 2, 2021) – Anaheim homicide detectives have identified the victim of an August 1, 2021 homicide as Tyrone Portis, a 43-year-old resident of Buena Park.

On August 1, 2021, at about 9:30 p.m. Anaheim police officers responded to the a...

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Public Safety
Posted on: June 28, 2021

Homicide Victim Identification / Attempt to Identify Witness

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (June 28, 2021) – Anaheim PD homicide detectives are asking for assistance from the public in identifying a possible witness to a homicide.

On Sunday, June 27, 2021, at about 12:15 a.m. 17-year-old male resident of Anaheim, Johnny Avalos, w...

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Public Safety
Posted on: June 2, 2021

Homicide Victim Identification

Anaheim PD Press Release

ANAHEIM, Calif. (June 2, 2021) – Anaheim PD homicide detectives have identified the deceased victim from a June 1, 2021 shooting, as 25-year-old Abel Saldana, of Garden Grove.

On Tuesday, June 1, 2021, at about 7:40 pm, APD officers responded to the area o...

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Posted on: May 31, 2021

Homicide Arrest

Anaheim PD Press Release

ANAHEIM, Calif. (May 31, 2021) – Anaheim Police Homicide Detectives have arrested 30-year-old David Steven Abbott, a male resident of Anaheim for the beating death of a 70-year-old, male Anaheim resident Rahmatolah “Davey” Yaghoubi.

On Monday, May 31, 2021...

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Posted on: May 19, 2021

Anaheim Teacher Arrested for Possession of Child Pornography

Anaheim PD Press Release

ANAHEIM, Calif. (May 19, 2021) – Anaheim Police Detectives have arrested an Anaheim elementary school teacher for possession of child pornography.

This morning, Anaheim PD Sexual Assault Detectives arrested 39-year-old Joseph Williams Page, an Anaheim resi...

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Public Safety
Posted on: May 7, 2021

DUI/Driver's License Checkpoint

Anaheim PD Press Release

ANAHEIM, Calif. (May 7, 2021) – The Anaheim Police Department Traffic Unit will be conducting a DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint Friday, May 7, 2021 near Lincoln Avenue and Sunkist Street starting at 6:00 P.M.

Checkpoint locations are chosen based on a hist...

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Public Safety
Posted on: April 30, 2021

Anaheim Police Arrest Suspect from 41-Year-Old Cold Case Homicide

Anaheim PD Press Release

ANAHEIM, Calif. (April 30, 2021) – More than 41 years after 79-year-old Viola Hagenkord was found sexually assaulted and deceased in her Anaheim apartment, 64-year-old Andre William Lepere of Alamogordo, New Mexico, has been arrested and charged with her ...

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Public Safety
Posted on: April 27, 2021

Murder Suspect Arrest / Victim Identification

Anaheim PD Press Release

ANAHEIM, Calif. (April 27, 2021) – Anaheim Police Investigators have located and arrested Fernando Garcia, 39, of Anaheim for the murder of 34-year-old Francisco Villagomez, also of Anaheim.

On Sunday, April 25, at about 7 p.m., Anaheim Police Officers res...

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Public Safety
Posted on: April 26, 2021

Anaheim Man Shot to Death; Suspect Identified

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (April 25, 2021) – Homicide detectives have identified 39-year-old Anaheim resident Fernando Garcia as a murder suspect.

At about 7 p.m. on Sunday, April 25, Anaheim police responded to the 200 block of E. Clifton Street to investigate a re...

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Public Safety
Posted on: April 17, 2021

Anaheim Man Shot to Death; Police Arrest Suspect

Anaheim PD Press Release

ANAHEIM, Calif. (April 16, 2021) – Homicide detectives have arrested Richard Flores, 20, of Anaheim for the nighttime shooting death of 30-year-old Jefferson Anthony Davis, also of Anaheim.

At about 11:30 p.m. last night, Anaheim officers responded to a sh...

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Public Safety
Posted on: April 16, 2021

Anaheim Police Arrest Three for Murder Following Eight-Month Investigation

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (April 16, 2021) – Homicide detectives have arrested three Fullerton residents for the murder of 28-year-old Edwin Richard Ramirez Hernandez who was shot to death in the area of Citron Street and Bellevue Drive on August 15, 2020.

At about ...

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Public Safety
Posted on: April 7, 2021

DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint

Anaheim PD Press Release

ANAHEIM, Calif. (April 7, 2021) – The Anaheim Police Department Traffic Unit will be conducting a DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint Friday, April 9, 2021 near Lincoln Avenue and Brookhurst Street starting at 6:00 P.M.

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Public Safety
Posted on: April 6, 2021

ORANGE COUNTY HUMAN TRAFFICKING TASK FORCE RELEASES 2021 VICTIM REPORT

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Key Takeaways:

• In 2019-2020, the Task Force assisted 357 victims of sex and labor trafficking. This is a slight decrease, likely due to law enforcement’s limited ability to be proactive with human trafficking investigations and victim identification duri...

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Public Safety
Posted on: March 17, 2021

DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (March 17, 2021) – The Anaheim Police Department Traffic Unit will be conducting a DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint Friday, March 19, 2021 near Katella Avenue and Douglas Road between the hours of 6:00 P.M. and 1:00 A.M.

Checkpoint locations...

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Public Safety
Posted on: March 15, 2021

Anaheim Police Arrest Suspect in Fatal Stabbing at Homeless Shelter

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (March 15, 2021) – The Anaheim Police Department Homicide Detail has arrested 57-year-old Alvaro Mendoza Sahagun, an Anaheim resident, for the fatal stabbing of 36-year-old Marcos Zavala, also of Anaheim, at a homeless shelter.

On March 14,...

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Public Safety
Posted on: February 17, 2021

Homicide and Suspect Arrest

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (February 17, 2020) – Anaheim Homicide Detectives have arrested a 17-year-old male resident of Anaheim for a recent homicide.

On Friday, February 5, 2021, just before 6 pm, Anaheim Police Officers responded to a report of a shooting inside ...

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Public Safety
Posted on: February 2, 2021

Commercial Sexual Exploitation of a Minor Arrests

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ANAHEIM, CALIF. (February 2, 2021) – Five men have been charged with the commercial sexual exploitation of a minor in connection with meeting a teenage girl through an online site to have sex with her. The arrests are a result of a four-month investigatio...

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Public Safety
Posted on: January 28, 2021

Anaheim PD/Alcohol Beverage Control Underage Decoy Alcohol Sales Operation

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (January 28, 2020) – On Tuesday, January 19th, 2021, investigators with the Anaheim Police Department’s Vice Unit conducted a Minor Decoy Operation to check on compliance at off-sale alcohol retail establishments within the City of Anaheim...

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Public Safety
Posted on: January 27, 2021

Anaheim Police Seeking Public’s Help in Locating Suspect in Weekend Motel Homicide

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ANAHEIM, CALIF (January 27, 2021) – Anaheim police homicide detectives have obtained a $1 million arrest warrant for 37-year-old Florin Raducanu who is suspected of shooting 42-year-old Aurel Trandafir last weekend. Raducanu and Trandafir both were visiti...

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Public Safety
Posted on: January 25, 2021

Murder Investigation

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ANAHEIM, CALIF (January 25, 2020) – On Sunday, January 24, 2021, at about 7:37 pm, Anaheim Police Department officers responded to a report of a shooting at Abby’s Anaheimer Inn, located at 1201 W. Katella Avenue in the City of Anaheim. Upon arrival offic...

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Public Safety
Posted on: January 2, 2021

Murder/Suicide Investigation

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ANAHEIM, CALIF (January 2, 2020) – On Thursday, December 31, 2020, the bodies of 27-year-old Ricardo Pedro Valenzuela and 24-year-old Samantha Lee Price were located in their Anaheim residence in the 3000 block of W. Del Monte Drive. Anaheim Police Homici...

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Public Safety
Posted on: December 24, 2020

Homicide / Victim ID and Suspect Arrested

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (December 24, 2020) – On Tuesday, December 22, 2020, just after 1:30 pm, Anaheim Police Department Officers responded to the 2000 block of E. Via Burton Street regarding a shooting. The victim, 23-year-old Mathew David Rawson of Costa Mesa...

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Public Safety
Posted on: December 22, 2020

Arresto de Sospechoso de Violacion Sexual se Buscan Posibles Victimas Adicionales

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ANAHEIM, California (22 de diciembre del 2020) - El martes 21 de diciembre del 2020, detectives de la unidad de asalto sexual del Departamento de Policía de Anaheim arrestaron a Leopoldo García, de 69 años y residente de la Ciudad de Anaheim, también cono...

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Public Safety
Posted on: December 22, 2020

Rape Suspect Arrest – Attempt to Identify Additional Victims

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (December 22, 2020) – On Tuesday, December 21, 2020, Anaheim Police Department Sexual Assault Detectives arrested 69-year-old Anaheim resident, Leopoldo Garcia, aka “Leo” or “Curandero”, for the rape of an adult female victim. Garcia marke...

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Public Safety
Posted on: December 17, 2020

Arrests Made in Sahara Theatre Shooting

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (December 17, 2020) – The Anaheim Police Department has arrested three suspects in connection with the October 31, 2020 drive-by shooting at the Sahara Theatre which wounded multiple victims.

This morning, Anaheim Police Department Investig...

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Public Safety
Posted on: December 16, 2020

DUI/Driver's License Checkpoint

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (December 16, 2020) – The Anaheim Police Department Traffic Unit will be conducting a DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint Friday, December 18, 2020 near La Palma Avenue and Harbor Boulevard between the hours of 6:00 P.M. and 1:00 A.M.

Checkpoin...

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Public Safety
Posted on: November 25, 2020

DUI/Driver's License Checkpoint

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (November 25, 2020) – The Anaheim Police Department Traffic Unit will be conducting a DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint Friday, November 27, 2020 near Beach Boulevard and Orange Avenue between the hours of 6:00 P.M. and 1:00 A.M.

The deterren...

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Public Safety
Posted on: October 30, 2020

ANAHEIM Police Identify La Habra Man Stabbed to Death in Bar Parking Lot

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (October 30, 2020) – At about 2:30 a.m. on Friday, October 30, Anaheim police responded to a bar parking lot in the 1700 block of S. Euclid Street to investigate a report of a stabbing. Officers learned that the victim, 22-year-old La Habr...

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Public Safety
Posted on: October 22, 2020

Man Arrested for Felony Hit and Run Following Reckless Driving Incident

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ANAHEIM, CALIF (October 22, 2020) – A 19 year old Anaheim man was arrested for CVC 20001(A)– Felony Hit and Run, CVC 23104(B) – Felony Reckless Driving Causing Great Bodily Injury, and PC 245(a)(1) – Assault with a Deadly Weapon, non-firearm.

Preston James...

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Public Safety
Posted on: October 21, 2020

DUI/Driver's License Checkpoint

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (October 21, 2020) – The Anaheim Police Department Traffic Unit will be conducting a DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint Friday, October 23, 2020 near Euclid Street and La Palma Avenue between the hours of 8:00 P.M. and 3:00 A.M.

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Public Safety
Posted on: October 19, 2020

Caretaker Arrested for Rape of Severly Disabled Patient

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (October 19, 2020) – Anaheim Police Department Sexual Assault Detectives have arrested a caretaker for the rape of a severely disabled female pateint. 40-year-old Anaheim resident, Raul Salgadocastro was arrested on suspicion of committing...

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Public Safety
Posted on: October 15, 2020

Anaheim Police Arrest Man for Internet Café Murder

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (October 15, 2020) – Homicide detectives have arrested 41-year-old Lionel Raphael Cruz of Santa Ana for the June 19 murder of a man inside an illegal internet café.

At about 2:15 a.m. on June 20, Anaheim SWAT officers responded to the 900 b...

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Public Safety
Posted on: March 13, 2018

Anaheim Police Department Conducts Minor Decoy Operation

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ANAHEIM, CALIF (March 13, 2018) The Anaheim Police Department’s Vice Unit conducted a Shoulder Tap Operation at six Anaheim locations on March 10, 2018. The operation resulted in six citations for purchasing alcohol for a minor and one citation ...

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Public Safety
Posted on: October 12, 2017

Anaheim Police Department Receives Grant for Special Traffic Enforcement and Crash Prevention

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ANAHEIM, CA (Oct. 12, 2017) - The Anaheim Police Department (APD) has been awarded a $403,200 grant from the California Office of Traffic Safety (OTS) for a year-long program to augment the City’s ongoing commitment to promote and improve roadway safety. ...

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Public Safety
Posted on: October 5, 2017

DUI/DRIVER’S LICENSE CHECKPOINT

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (Oct. 5, 2017) - The Anaheim Police Department Traffic Unit will be conducting a DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint Friday October 6, 2017 on S State College Blvd. and Lincoln Ave. between the hours of 8:00 P.M. and 3:00 A.M.

The deterrent and...

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Public Safety
Posted on: September 29, 2017

Anaheim Police Department Join the 2017 Pink Patch Project

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (Sept. 29, 2017) –- The Anaheim Police Department, along with over 110 other public safety agencies, is proud to announce their inaugural 2017 partnership with the Pink Patch Project. The program centers on vibrant pink versions of the Dep...

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Public Safety
Posted on: August 16, 2017

DUI/Driver's License Checkpoint

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The Anaheim Police Department Traffic Unit will be conducting a DUI/Drivers' License Checkpoint Friday August 18, 2017 at the intersection of Lincoln and Monterey between the hours of 8:00 P.M. and 3:00 A.M.

The deterrent and preventive effects of DUI chec...

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Public Safety
Posted on: March 16, 2017

APD SWAT Teams Serve Simultaneous Warrants Related to Gang Shooting - Suspected Arrested

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ANAHEIM, CA (MARCH 16, 2017) – Late Wednesday evening, Anaheim Police SWAT personnel, assisted by the Orange County Sheriff’s SWAT Team, served simultaneous search warrants at three Anaheim residences: 1200 block of N. East Street, 600 block of S. Philade...

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Posted on: November 20, 2016

Two Alarm Fire Burns Seven Tractor Trailers

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35 Firefighters from Anaheim Fire & Rescue, Fullerton Fire Department, and Garden Grove Fire Department extinguished a fire in about one hour at a yard where numerous tractor trailers were stored.  The call was received at 9:13 pm and a 2nd a...

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Public Safety
Posted on: November 20, 2016

Assault With a Deadly Weapon Suspect Fatally Shot in Officer Involved Shooting

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A suspect being sought for assault with a deadly weapon was fatally shot during a confrontation with Anaheim Police just after 9:00 pm Saturday night.  Anaheim police officers were assisting officers from the California Highway Patrol in searchin...

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Public Safety
Posted on: October 29, 2016

Suspect Arrested for Possession of Explosive Materials

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A 57 year old man is in custody after Anaheim Police officers found several pounds of dangerous materials in his room. Anaheim Police were first called to an assisted living facility in the 200 block of N. Dale Ave around 10:00 am this morning regarding...Read on...

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News Flash

Posted on: July 9, 2018

Anaheim Public Utilities - Underground Conversion - Beach Blvd.

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The underground design for Beach Boulevard from south of Ball Road to north of Lincoln is currently in progress. This project is an integral part of the Beach Boulevard Specific Plan which outlines the improvements to the Beach Boulevard corridor that als...

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Posted on: June 4, 2020

Anaheim Public Utilities - Underground Conversion - Eucalyptus

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Undergrounding on Eucalyptus Dr. from Santa Ana Canyon Road to South 2,000’ Southeast is planned for construction in late Summer 2020. This project, which is adjacent to Deer Canyon Park and falls within a Tier 3 high fire threat zone, supports ...

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Public Utilities - Underground Conversion - Eucalyptus

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Posted on: June 14, 2017

Anaheim Public Utilities - Underground Conversion - Euclid Ave.

Euclid

The Euclid Street undergrounding project from Broadway to South City limits began construction in July 2018. This project was coordinated with Anaheim and Garden Grove’s Public Works for complete street repaving. The project was also coordinated for under...

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Additional Info... Public Utilities - Underground Conversion - Euclid Ave.

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Posted on: December 10, 2020

Anaheim Public Utilities - Underground Conversion - Orangewood

4818 - UD 64 Map

All electric facilities have been placed underground and energized on Orangewood Avenue, between Eugene Street and Lewis Street. The overhead electrical lines and facilities have been removed. Roadway resurfacing for electrical trench was completed in Sep...

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Public Utilities - Underground Conversion - Orangewood

News Flash

Posted on: July 9, 2018

Anaheim Public Utilities - Underground Conversion - Santa Ana Canyon/Royal Oak

4818 - UD 65 Map

The undergrounding on Santa Ana Canyon Road, between Lakeview Avenue and Imperial Highway; and the segment on Royal Oak Road, from north of Santa Ana Canyon Road to Nohl Ranch Road, is currently in construction. This project will address major capacity an...

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News Flash

Posted on: June 4, 2020

Anaheim Public Utilities - Underground Conversion - Sycamore

UD 67 - Project Map

The undergrounding on Sycamore Street from Anaheim Boulevard to East Street is currently in preliminary design.  The project requires extensive collaboration with multiple telecommunication companies and the schedule is being coordinated with the...

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Public Utilities - Underground Conversion - Sycamore

News Flash

Posted on: February 24, 2021

Undergrounding within Wildfire Threat Zones

Anaheim Public Utilities - Undergrounding within Wildfire Threat Zones 

 

Under the current Anaheim Public Utilities Department’s (APU) Wildfire Mitigation Plan, there are seven remaining segments of overhead lines that are locat...

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Public Utilities - Undergrounding within Wildfire Threat Zones