Author Archives: Editorial Staff

Dunn: Instability Breeds Instability In Anaheim

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This opinion piece by Orange County Business Council President Lucy Dunn originally appeared in the OC Register on July 29, 2017: As America’s sixth most populous region, Orange County is unique. Every U.S. metropolitan region has a city center where half or more of county folks live: The city of Los Angeles in Los Angeles County; Houston in Harris County; ...

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Extended Summer Swim At Pearson Park Pool

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Anaheim kids now have more opportunities to beat the summer heat with a dip in Pearson Park Pool. Starting this weekend, the pool will add a second weekend day of free swim time for the community and stay open for an additional month. From now through Labor Day, kids, adults and families can enjoy Pearson Park Pool on Sundays, in ...

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75 Meetings Already Booked For Expanded Anaheim Convention Center Space Opening This Fall

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From Visit Anaheim: 75 MEETINGS BOOKED NEW ANAHEIM CONVENTION CENTER EXPANDED SPACE AHEAD OF OPENING THIS FALL Visit Anaheim today announced 75 definite meetings and conventions have already booked Anaheim Convention Center’s (ACC) North building. The new building, which officially opens on Sept. 26, 2017, is the center’s seventh expansion, adding 200,000 square feet of flexible meeting space and cementing ...

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Sheriff Hutchens Endorses Harry Sidhu for Anaheim Mayor

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From the Harry Sidhu for Mayor campaign: Today, Anaheim businessowner and public servant, Harry Sidhu announced the endorsement of Orange County Sheriff Sandra Hutchens in his campaign for Anaheim Mayor. “Legislation coming from Sacramento is putting pressure on local law enforcement by allowing felons out of prison early. We need leaders like Harry Sidhu who will support public safety officials ...

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Anaheim Brewery: Porter, Stout, Stout, Porter

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From the Anaheim Brewery blog: “Peerless Porter” is named after John Cassou’s Peerless Saloon at 106 N. Los Angeles Street (what we know as Anaheim Boulevard).  According to advertisements in the Anaheim Gazette, the Peerless sold fine wines, liquors, and cigars, and  “Anaheim Beer on draft.” One could argue for quite a long time (over quite a few pints) about whether ...

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22nd Annual Flag Day Celebration On June 11 At Pearson Park

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The Anaheim Flag Day Committee will present its 22nd Annual Flag Day Celebration on June 11 from 1:00 – 4:00 p.m. at Pearson Park. It will be a musical tribute to “Old Glory” and a fun opportunity for patriotic citizens and lovers of America to pay tribute to our flag. Admission and parking are free. Free flags will be provided. ...

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Wincome Group Donates Furniture to Anna Drive Residents and the Illumination Foundation

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Yesterday Wincome Group donated 47 hotel rooms worth of furniture to Saint Anthony Claret Catholic Church for distribution to residents of the Anna Drive community in Anaheim, as well as to Orange County’s Illumination Foundation. The donation comes as Wincome Group continues to make major investments in Anaheim, including plans to cease operations at the Anabella Hotel and begin its ...

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Predictable: Politicized Anaheim School Board Will Keep Suing Palm Lane Parents To Stop Charter Conversion

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The Anaheim Elementary School District Board of Education voted Wednesday to continue suing the Palm Lane Elementary School parents group seeking to convert it into an independent public charter school by appealing its appellate court defeat to the California Supreme Court. In doing so, the AESD Board voted to elevate power and control over the law and the rights of ...

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Anaheim Breaks Visitor Volume Record for Fourth Year In A Row

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Hotel Development Continues to Rise in Anaheim Resort District; 13 Hotel Projects Planned or Underway in 1,100-Acre Tourism Hub Visit Anaheim, the official destination marketing organization (DMO) for Anaheim, finalized visitor numbers for 2016, releasing record setting visitor volume for the fourth year in a row. The Southern California business and vacation destination welcomed 23 million visitors to the destination ...

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