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Anaheim Anti-Police Protest Photos You Won’t See in the OC Register

The OC Register has a few photos from yesterday’s anti-police protest in front of Anaheim City hall and the Anaheim Police Department. It’s amazing (but not really surprising) how the OCR managed to almost completely avoid posting pictures of the red flags emblazoned with the likeness of the murderous Communist thug Che Guevara; the plenitude of signs (often carried by ...

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Anaheim Chamber Gears Up City’s 4th of July Celebration

This came over the transom from the transom from the Anaheim Chamber of Commerce: Chamber Gearing Up for Fourth of July Celebration The Anaheim Hills Fourth of July Celebration is quickly approaching and the Canyon Hills Community Council and the Anaheim Chamber of Commerce have a variety of events that are open to the community. The festivities begin with the ...

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“Graffiti is Art. It Doesn’t Even Count.”

“Sinnah Back“ is the nom-du-video taken by a comrade of Donna Acevedo. Sinnah back runs around taking video of Anaheim police officers in the course of their duties, accompanied by running commentary that is generally derogatory and often obscene. Here is one from a weeks ago, titled “Officer offend community member by saying playground looks l” [sic] — a title ...

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ESCRI Forum: Blame The Anaheim Police

I encourage you to read today’s Voice of OC article on last night’s forum organized by the East Street Community Renewal Initiative (ESCRI), a project of former (and potentially future) Councilwoman Lorri Galloway. It contains many jewels. Let’s start with this one: “The consensus from the forum attendees was clear – the police department is still racist, and city government still can’t ...

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Saturday, May 11: WAND’s 17th Annual Anaheim Western BBQ

The West Anaheim Neighborhood Development Council (WAND), a long-time community action group,  is holding its 17th Annual Anaheim Western Barbecue this Saturday, May 11. WHERE: Twila Reid Park 3100 W. Orange Avenue (between Beach Blvd. and Western Ave.) TIME:      10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. The WAND BBQ offers a panoply of activities and diversions for friends and family alike. Attendees can look forward ...

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[UPDATED] Anaheim Canyon Coalition: So Much For Open Dialogue

So earlier this week, I receive and accept an invitation to join the Anaheim Canyon Community Coalition’s Facebook group. It’s a closed FB group of about 180 people. Members post information and news about Anaheim. Posted by the page administrator was this message: “Hi all, Thanks for the feedback. This ACCC page welcomes all posts from ALL sides. Some posts are emotional, ...

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Profile of New Prez of Anaheim/OC Visitor & Convention Bureau

The OC Register published a profile today on Jay Burress, the new president/CEO of the Anaheim/OC Visitor & Convention Bureau. Burress has been on the job for a month, now: The top of his list is getting the word out about all of Orange County’s attractions that people may not be aware of, he said. International travelers, who make up 10 ...

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Maybe The Packing District Should Be Put On The Ballot?

It doesn’t get the headlines  but one of the most anticipated additions to the Anaheim scene is the opening of the Anaheim Packing District in downtown Anaheim this spring, as the OC Register writes about today. It’s a public-private partnership between The Lab Holding LLC and the City of Anaheim that promises a true revitalization of downtown. The old downtown Anaheim ...

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