Author Archives: Editorial Staff

32 Employers Will Be At Anaheim Resort Jobs Fair Tomorrow, May 3

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From the Disneyland Resort: Those looking to be part of the travel and tourism industry are invited to attend an Anaheim Resort Job Fair on May 3, 9 a.m.-noon, at Disney’s Paradise Pier Hotel. Sponsored by the Disneyland Resort and in partnership with S.O.A.R., Visit Anaheim and the Anaheim Chamber of Commerce, the fair will feature more than 20 businesses ...

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Working at Disney Is A Unique Opportunity

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[This column by Disneyland Resort cast member Michael Estes was originally published in the OC Register on Sunday, April 22, 2018] Working at Disney Is A Unique Opportunity by Michael Estes After reading so much recently about the employment experience of Disneyland Resort cast members, I wanted to share my story. The specifics are unique to me, but the broader ...

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District 3: Long-Time Neighborhood Activist Mitch Caldwell Launches Council Bid

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[From the Mitch Caldwell for Anaheim City Council campaign:] Mitch Caldwell, a 56-year Anaheim resident, businessman, and neighborhood activist, today announced his candidacy for the Anaheim City Council in Council District 3. Commenting on the issues facing the neighborhoods of District 3, Caldwell described his motivation for running for City Council: “I was 14 years old when my parents moved ...

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Anaheim Councilwoman Kris Murray Announces Run for 3rd District Supervisor

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Anaheim City Councilwoman Kris Murray today announced her bid to represent the residents of the Third District on the Orange County Board of Supervisors with a commitment to safe communities, a strong economy and smart government. Murray, who has served on the Anaheim City Council since 2010, is seeking to succeed outgoing Supervisor Todd Spitzer, who has represented the Third ...

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Shawn Nelson Calls For County to Join Litigation Against SB 54 Sanctuary State Law

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From Supervisor Shawn Nelson: Orange County Supervisor Shawn Nelson Seeks to join USDOJ Litigation or initiate Separate Litigation against the State of California’s Sanctuary State Legislation SANTA ANA, CA— In response to Orange County Supervisor Michelle Steel’s request to adopt a resolution against California Statute SB 54, Supervisor Shawn Nelson is asking County Counsel to either join existing litigation filed ...

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4th Supervisor District: Fullerton Mayor Chaffee Makes Six Candidates

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[Cross-posted from our partner site,] The free-for-all in the Fourth Supervisorial District finally has an official candidate field, with six people running to succeed the termed out Shawn Nelson (R-Fullerton), who is running for the open seat in the 39th Congressional District.  Mayor Doug Chaffee (D-Fullerton) pulled papers on Monday and filed Thursday to become the final candidate in the race.  With that, ...

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OC Register Opposes Union $18 Minimum Wage Initiative

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[This editorial was originally published by the OC Register on March 7, 2018] A proposed ballot initiative requiring Disneyland Resort and any large hospitality business receiving subsidies from the city of Anaheim to pay an $18 minimum wage seeks to wrongly involve government in a situation that could use less government involvement. Because, whatever valid criticisms there are to make ...

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Disney Donates $1 Million to Youth STEM Program in Celebration of ‘Black Panther’

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In celebration of the record-breaking success of Marvel Studios’ Black Panther, The Walt Disney Company is donating $1 million to the Boys & Girls Clubs of America (BGCA).   The donation will help expand Boys & Girls Clubs of America’s youth STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) programs, supporting the high-tech skills that were a major theme in the plot of Black Panther and ...

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SD34: Villa Park’s Tom Umberg to Challenge Janet Nguyen

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[Cross-posted from our partner site] Former Assemblyman Tom Umberg (D-Villa Park) announced his entry into the race to challenge the re-election bid of Senator Janet Nguyen (R-Garden Grove) in the 34th District.  Unfortunately for Umberg, in a case of unlucky timing, the news of his entry was completely drowned out by the news that Senate President Pro Tem Kevin de León (D-Los Angeles) had introduced a resolution to ...

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