Tag Archives: West Anaheim

Mayor Sidhu: Fast-Track West Anaheim Revitalization Project

I am excited to announce long-awaited economic development plans for West Anaheim! The time has come to move development forward. At our June 18 City Council meeting, I will direct staff to agendize the necessary approvals to move forward in order to have plans before the Council by our July 30 meeting. When I campaigned for Mayor, too many West ...

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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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Are Days Numbered For Maxwell Park Homeless Encampment?

The temporary emergency shelter on State College is due to open its doors the morning of December 20. The first order of business is to accommodate those homeless encamped at Maxwell, Twila Reid and La Palma parks.  Homeless people camping at those parks have been outreached to and warned that with the opening of the temporary shelter, the city will ...

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Kris Murray: Anaheim Investment Races Westward

An op-ed by Anaheim Councilwoman Kris Murray, exclusively for AnaheimBlog: Anaheim Investment Races Westward By Kris Murray, Council Member, City of Anaheim When we focus on economic development in Anaheim, we have a proud tradition of becoming like a pit crew at a race track. Our goal is to build and maintain an economic engine for success, and our residents and ...

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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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Council Snuffs Out Proposed Ban on Smoking In City Parks

The Anaheim City Council last night rejected a ban on smoking in city parks, proposed by Councilman James Vanderbilt on behalf of a group of West Anaheim residents. The vote was 4-1 against, with Vanderbilt casting the lone “yes” vote. Both Mayor Tom Tait and Mayor Pro Tem Lucille Kring registered strong opposition to the proposed ban, with Tait characterizing ...

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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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