Tag Archives: WAND

23rd Annual WAND BBQ At Maxwell Park On April 13

From the West Anaheim Neighborhood Development Council: The West Anaheim Neighborhood Development Council (WAND), a non-profit group of dedicated residents working to improve the West Anaheim area, is hosting its 22st Annual Anaheim Western BBQ at Maxwell Park on April 13, 2019 from 10am to 2pm. Yee haw! WAND will host a day of family-friendly activities with a wide variety ...

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Does Publicly Answering Constituents’ Questions “Politicize” Them?

When elected officials attend community meetings, they’re customarily willing to publicly answer questions from their constituents. That is apparently not the case in District 1. The West Anaheim Neighborhood Development Council (WAND) has been the organized voice of West Anaheim residents for decades. Earlier this month, Esther Wallace, WAND’s long-time president, invited District 1 Councilmember Denise Barnes to speak at ...

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Barnes, Vanderbilt To Speak, Take Questions At WAND Meeting Tonight

The West Anaheim Neighborhood Development Council – commonly know as WAND – meets tonight, April 12, from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at the West Anaheim Youth Center at 320 S. Beach Boulevard.  WAND is a long-established West Anaheim civic activism group whose area of focus has been what is now Council Districts 1 and 2. District 1 Councilmember Denise ...

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Takeover of West Anaheim Neighborhood Council Topic At Next WAND Meeting

A number of active long-time West Anaheim residents are upset at the political ambush executed led by young Connor Traut at the West Anaheim Neighborhood Council meeting two weeks ago. Billed by the Orange County Young Democrats as part of the campaign “to take back Anaheim from the Republican Party,” Traut and Leonard Lahtinen, a member of the North Orange County ...

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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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More Coverage of WAND Candidate Forum

The Voice of OC has coverage of last week’s council candidate forum, sponsored by the West Anaheim Neighborhood Development Council, or WAND. It’s worth reading, and is certainly more informative than the OC Weekly’s effort. I’ll tender a few observations based on the article. In response about ensuring that city street repairs won’t be impacted by funds used to purchase the ...

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Some Coverage of WAND Candidate Forum

The West Anaheim Neighborhood Association held a forum last night for Anaheim City Council candidates. 7 of the 9 candidates were there: Jordan Brandman Steve Chavez Lodge Lucille Kring John Leos Brian Chuchua Linda Linder Duane Roberts Liberal OC Weekly writer Gabriel San Roman went, and has an OK write up here.  San Roman took the time to criticize Steve Lodge:

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