Author Archives: Editorial Staff

District 2 Update From Councilman Jordan Brandman

From District 2 Councilman Jordan Brandman: Investing in our children In April, we invested in our youth by giving them endless amounts of opportunities. I was proud to be involved in the Snap the Gap launch and the Dreamers & Doers Luminary Scholarship Awards. The Snap the Gap program launched at West Anaheim’s very own Walt Disney School. LittleBits, Disney, ...

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Senator Umberg’s Homelessness Relief Plan for Motel Conversion Passes the Senate Floor

From the office of Senator Tom Umberg: On May 6, Senator Thomas J. Umberg (D – Santa Ana) has moved his Senate Bill 450 (SB 450) through the California State Senate. SB 450 streamlines the process of converting motels into supportive and transitional housing. The bill would exempt from the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) projects related to the conversion ...

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Cultivation Kitchen Now Open At Farmers Park In Anaheim Packing District

Cultivation Kitchen, a new fresh fast-casual, housed in a greenhouse and built on the importance of mindful eating by offering dishes made only with picked-with-a-purpose ingredients, is now open at Farmers Park (350 S. Anaheim Blvd), a two-acre park and vibrant community gathering place adjacent to the Anaheim Packing District. On Friday, May 17 from 4 – 6 p.m., the ...

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Avengers’ Universe Unites with $4 Million Contribution to Support Children in Anaheim/Garden Grove

From the Disneyland Resort: Children from the Boys & Girls Clubs of Anaheim and Garden Grove were treated to a surprise visit from several of the “Avengers: Endgame” cast, and a day at Disneyland Resort. Robert Downey Jr., Chris Hemsworth, Scarlett Johansson, Jermey Renner, Paul Rudd and Brie Larson distributed “Avengers: Endgame” toys and products donated by LEGO Group, Hasbro, ...

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Anaheim Fire & Rescue’s Accreditation Renewed By Unanimous Vote Of International Body

From Behind the Badge: Anaheim Fire & Rescue is known as a leader among fire agencies. The department has a reputation for innovation, excellence, and serving a dynamic community. AF&R officials earned that prestige by constantly examining their resources, strategies, and efficiency to keep the department at its best to serve citizens – and being accredited by the Commission on ...

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Muzeo: Free Open Book Event With Distinguished Writers This Saturday From 1-3 P.M.

From the MUZEO: You’re invited to a free Open Book Event with distinguish writers this Saturday, April 20th, 2019 from 1:00 – 3:00 p.m. Peppur Chambers is an international writer/actor/director who strives to live her voice and inspires others to do the same. A graduate of Marquette University’s College of Journalism (BA Advertising/Marketing), Peppur taught journalism at Prague College and has ...

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Free “Egg Paint” For Anaheim Families At Muzeo

This weekend there will be a free event for families at the Muzeo in Anaheim: an Egg Paint. Artist Jack Knight and his helpers, the young Women of the Anaheim Beautiful Scholarship Program will be painting foam Eggs with young people from the Goals Program and people of all ages.  Jan Miles the Story Reader will read to the younger attendees. Della ...

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The Anaheim Hotel Helps The Homeless With Big Donation For Local Shelters

From Wincome Hospitality: The Anaheim Hotel, a Wincome Hospitality managed property, recently gave back to the community in a major way. On April 11th, 2019, the newly renovated hotel across from Disneyland® Resort and near the Anaheim Convention Center, opened their arms by offering a generous donation of 145 32-inch flat screen TVs, 142 Queen flat sheets, 1,400 pillow cases, 80 ...

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“Proud To Be Me” Event On April 13 Celebrates Chicano Culture

From the Muzeo: Proud to Be Me: A Celebration of Chicano Culture is the newest big event in Anaheim.  Celebrating Chicano art and culture, Center Street Promenade will transform into a family-friendly gathering place featuring car clubs, zoot suits, mariachis, dancers, fashion and one-day-only, Buy-One-Get-One-Free admission to Papel Chicano Dos, from the private collection of Cheech Marin!  Don’t miss this amazing street festival.  The event is ...

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Book Reading By Anaheim Poet Laureate At Muzeo On March 30

The Muzeo is hosting a book launch for “California Continuum,” co-written by two Poets Laureate, Grant Hier & John Brantingham. Hier is Anaheim’s Poet Laureate. The reading will be outdoor and followed by a Q&A in the Muzeo Museum and Cultural Center Courtyard. If it rains, the reading will take place inside the historic Carnegie Library building next to the ...

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