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Kris Murray: Democracy Tabled In Anaheim

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From Anaheim Councilwoman Kris Murray: Democracy Tabled In Anaheim We need more transparency, not less. At last night’s Anaheim City Council meeting, I attempted to bring debate on additional transparency measures aimed at conducting the people’s business with greater sunshine. Sadly, that debate never occurred. I offered amendments to strengthen an open government proposal by Council Member Jose Moreno. These ...

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SB 54 “Sanctuary State” Bill: Political Points vs. Public Safety

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Councilwoman Lucille Kring has requested the city council vote to send a letter of opposition to SB 54, a bill by Senate President Pro Tem Kevin DeLeon that would make California a “sanctuary state” by forbidding law enforcement from cooperating with federal immigration authorities in almost every instance. The council will take up her request at the August 15 city ...

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Kris Murray: Anaheim Is Focused On Taxpayers and Neighborhoods

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This op-ed originally appeared in the OC Register on August 13, 2017: Anaheim Is Focused On Taxpayers and Neighborhoods by Kris Murray Anaheim’s City Council has a shared focus to better the lives of its residents and quality of its neighborhoods. On this, there is no disagreement. Where reasonable people do disagree, however, is on how best to address the ...

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Sheraton Park Hotel Announces New Program for Families Affected by Autism Spectrum Disorder

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From Visit Anaheim: The Sheraton Park Hotel at the Anaheim Resort has introduced a program tailored to support families travelling with children affected by ASD (Autism Spectrum Disorder). By working with specialists in the field, the program has been designed and customized through specialized staff training, a pre-arrival consultation with families, personalized amenities to meet guests’ specific needs, availability of special dietary ...

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Sen. Janet Nguyen Endorses Harry Sidhu for Anaheim Mayor

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This came over the transom from the Harry Sidhu for Mayor campaign: Today, Anaheim business owner and public servant, Harry Sidhu announced State Senator Janet Nguyen’s endorsement of his candidacy for the Mayor of Anaheim. Senator Janet Nguyen cited Harry’s years of dedicated commitment as a local business owner and an Anaheim elected official. “Harry Sidhu’s years of experience as ...

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54 Women Will Compete At 2017 P&G Gymnastics Championships at Honda Center

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From the Honda Center: The women’s roster is set for the 2017 P&G Gymnastics Championships, USA Gymnastics’ national championships, where America’s top gymnasts will compete for national titles and berths on the U.S. National Team, Aug. 17-20, at Honda Center in Anaheim, Calif. The 54-gymnast field features both veterans and rising stars in the junior and senior divisions, including 2017 AT&T American Cup ...

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“BakersBodega” Baking Supply Store Opens Location in Anaheim

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From PRWeb: In a city with a thriving baking culture, BakersBodega, a baking ingredient and supply superstore specializing in cake decorating, is set to officially join the community with the Grand Opening of their Anaheim location on July 22nd. The new store is located at 915 South Euclid Street, just outside Hermosa Village and less than two blocks away Disneyland ...

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Dunn: Instability Breeds Instability In Anaheim


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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