Author Archives: Editorial Staff

COVID-19: Anaheim Offers Loans for Struggling Small Businesses

From the City of Anaheim: Anaheim small businesses struggling with the economic impacts of the coronavirus crisis can apply for a loan of up to $10,000 from the city of Anaheim to help retain employees, create jobs or meet day-to-day operating expenses. The Small-Business Microloan program is open to Anaheim small businesses with five or fewer employees. About 100 small ...

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Budget Commissioner Avelino Valencia Running for City Council From District 4

From the Avelino Valencia for City Council 2020 campaign: BUDGET COMMISSION CHAIR AVELINO VALENCIA ANNOUNCES CAMPAIGN FOR ANAHEIM CITY COUNCIL Anaheim, CA – Avelino Valencia stepped forward today to announce his campaign for Anaheim City Council. An Anaheim native and Chair of the city’s Budget, Investment, and Technology Commission, Valencia is running to represent the 4th Council District, currently held ...

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City Working To Expand COVID-19 Testing In Anaheim

From the City of Anaheim: We are working to expand testing in Anaheim as we gradually reopen under California’s guidelines. Right now, AltaMed is providing screening and testing in line with California public health guidelines, which prioritize those with symptoms, recent exposure, first responders and other essential workers. AltaMed’s screening is open to the public after a telephone consultation available ...

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Visit Anaheim Secures Convention Center Business Projected to Bring $475 Million in Economic Impact to Local Community

From Visit Anaheim: Visit Anaheim, the official destination organization for Anaheim, is positioning its local community and tourism industry for a strong rebound from the COVID-19 pandemic by partnering with the City of Anaheim as part of the Community and Economic Recovery Plan adopted by Mayor Harry Sidhu and the City Council on March 26, 2020. Since that recovery plan ...

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COVID-19 Update From City Of Anaheim: Steps To Re-Opening

From the City of Anaheim: Saying stay at home “cannot be a permanent state,” Gov. Gavin Newsom has outlined six points California will be looking to as part of a gradual, eventual transition to some parts of normal life. As expected, though, the governor did not provide a date for easing California’s stay at home order, which remains until further ...

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Sacramento Supervisor: Homelessness Is An Addiction Problem

[Editor’s Note: Sacramento County Supervisor Susan Frost posted this on her Facebook page last week, discussing the results of a work program for the homeless to transition participants to becoming self-reliant, productive members of society. It was a failure. And as Supervisor Frost explains, that failure stemmed from ubiquity of drug and alcohol addiction among the homeless.  Another lesson drawn ...

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OC Treasurer-Tax Collector Granting Penalty Relief Due To COVID-19 Pandemic

From Orange County Treasurer-Tax Collector Shari Freidenrich: Treasurer-Tax Collector Freidenrich Will Grant Penalty Relief for Taxpayers As Allowed by Existing State Law SANTA ANA – Treasurer-Tax Collector Freidenrich announces her full support for waiver of penalties, costs or other charges as allowed by existing state law for taxpayers that fail to make a timely payment. The impact of the COVID19 ...

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