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Remembering The Meaning of Memorial Day

More than 651,000 Americans have died in battle defending the United States, our freedom and our way of life (1.2 million have died during wartime service). Memorial Day is when we honor and reflect upon their supreme sacrifice for our Republic. More than any other public pronouncements, I think President Abraham Lincoln’s Gettysburg Address – written before there was a ...

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Anaheim Jumps Up 11 Spots In Annual ParkScore Rankings

  Anaheim jumped up 11 places from last year in the annual ParkScore Index released by the Trust for Public Lands (TPL).  The index ranks park systems in the 100 largest U.S. cities, and Anaheim moved up to 57th place. TPL’s ParkScore Index ranks city parks based on four factors: Park access: the percentage of residents living within a 10-minute ...

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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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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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Cinco De Mayo Festival This Weekend At La Palma Park

The annual Cinco de Mayo fiesta in La Palma Park continues through this weekend. The celebration, which Fiesta United has been putting on in the park since 1971, offers live music, dance performances, carnival rides, games and food, a folklorico competition –  basically lots of ways for the entire family to have fun. Last year, the festival drew an estimated ...

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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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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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Council Supports Mayor Sidhu’s $250 Million Neighborhood Revitalization Program & Anaheim First Partnership

Last night, the Anaheim City Council voted unanimously to endorse Mayor Harry Sidhu’s 2030 Neighborhood Revitalization Program – an ambitious initiative to invest $250 million over 10 years into Anaheim’s neighborhoods. Sidhu unveiled his proposal earlier this year at his inaugural State of the City address. The council also approved a $250,000 matching contribution toward a $500,000 Anaheim Community Assessment.  The ...

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