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Council To Consider Extending Vacation Rental Moratorium; Left-Wing Union UNITE-HERE Jumps Into Fray

One of the items on tomorrow night’s Anaheim City Council agenda is extending the current 45-day moratorium on short-term vacation rentals for another 186 days, until May 3 of next year. The moratorium would: “…impos[e] a moratorium, with certain exceptions, on the issuance or renewal of use permits, variances, building permits, business licenses or any other entitlement or permit for ...

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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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Honda Center & TNT Fireworks Officially Announce Plan for Fourth of July Fireworks Superstore

The Honda Center and TNT Fireworks have officially announced their plan for a unique Fourth of July fireworks retail “superstore” that will be sited at the Honda Center. Here’s the press release sent out by the Honda Center today: HONDA CENTER & TNT FIREWORKS OFFICIALLY LAUNCH EXPANSIVE PROGRAM TO BENEFIT ANAHEIM NONPROFIT ORGANIZATIONS THROUGH FIREWORKS SALES Exclusive Partnership Allows All Qualified Nonprofit ...

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Military Veterans To Be Honored In Anaheim On Saturday, Nov. 8

  This came over the transom from the City of Anaheim yesterday: MILITARY VETERANS TO BE HONORED IN ANAHEIM ON SATURDAY, NOV. 8 Community is invited to gather at the Anaheim Veterans Monument to honor our military heroes ANAHEIM, Calif. (October 30, 2014)  It is a privilege to honor our nation’s veterans, and on Saturday, November 8, Anaheim will host ...

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OC Register Editorializes Against City’s Limitation on Garage Sales

This weekend is one of only four during which Anaheim residents may legally hold garage sales under a 2012 ordinance unanimously adopted by the city council, and the Orange County Register today took the occasion to run a critical editorial: …such a prohibition, especially on something like holding a garage sale at your own home, seems an inherit violation of ...

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Don’t Smother The Internet With 1930s Regulations.

I wanted to write about an issue that, while not particular to Anaheim, impacts Anaheim and communities across the country. The Internet is the fastest- moving technological game changer in history. It sparks innovation, speeds access to information and gives people across the country equal access to products and services, all while fueling investment, job creation and economic growth. This ...

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Happy 4th of July from Anaheim Blog!

It’s been 238 years since the Founding Fathers declared these “United Colonies are, and of Right ought to be, Free and Independent States” and opened an era that has bettered the state of mankind. Let’s not forget what they declared: that our rights are the gift of God and not government, and the latter exists to secure what was given ...

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Measure E Watch: “Yes on E” Campaign Kicks Into High Gear

The campaign to return legal safe-and-sane fireworks to Anaheim has begun in earnest since vote-by-mail ballots started going out on May 5. The “Yes on Measure E” campaign has sent out two mailers in the last week: You can see the mailers here and here. American Promotional Events dba TNT Fireworks deposited $40,000 into the “Yes on Measure E” committee ...

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