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Will Anaheim Hills Have A Community Fireworks Show This July 4? That Depends On How Mayor Tait Votes On March 7

On Tuesday, the Anaheim City Council split 3-3 on a proposal by District 3 Councilman Jose F. Moreno that threatens to pull the plug on the annual Fourth of July celebration and fireworks show in Anaheim Hills. Mayor Tom Tait was absent from the vote. This Tuesday, March 7, the city council will again vote on Moreno’s proposal; Mayor Tait’s ...

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City Council Approves Second Fireworks Sales Location For West Anaheim

Last night the Anaheim City Council approved adding a second location for the sale of safe-and-sane fireworks for the celebration of Independence Day, and reduce the fines for violations related to the use of safe-and-sane fireworks. Mayor Pro Tem Lucille Kring and Councilmembers Kris Murray and Jordan Brandman voted in favor of adding a second location; Mayor Tom Tait and ...

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50 Non-Profits Sign Up for Anaheim Fireworks Superstore; Registration Deadline Extended Due To Strong Demand

According to the Honda Center, more than 50 organizations have registered during the last three weeks to participate in the Anaheim fireworks superstore that will operate in the arena parking lot from June 28 through July 4. Due to strong demand, the deadline for registering to participate in this fundraising opportunity has been extended to Friday, June 5. From the ...

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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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No Such Thing As Freedom Without Risk

The OC Register published an article yesterday about the sale and use of fireworks in Orange County. Eight cities permit safe-and-sane fireworks: Santa Ana, Garden Grove, Fullerton, Costa Mesa, Buena Park, Villa Park, Westminster and Stanton. Anaheim will join those ranks next year. The article re-hashes the usual arguments about legalized fireworks: safety versus community group fundraising. Getting short-shrift is ...

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Safe-and-Sane Fireworks NOT Legal In Anaheim For THIS 4th of July

Anaheim voters’ approval of Measure E last month didn’t immediately legalize the sale and use of safe-and-sane fireworks in the city. What it did was give the city council the power to legalize them by repealing the City Charter’s prohibition against safe-and-sane fireworks. Since Independence Day comes fast on the heals of the June 3 primary, there was little opportunity ...

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Campaign Update: “Yes on Measure E” Ups the Ante; “No on D” Conjures the Specter of “Powerful Special Interests”

The polls open in about 12 hours, and Election Day Anaheim voters will cast their ballot on the three charter amendments on tomorrow’s ballot. TNT Fireworks put another $45,000 into the Yes on Measure E campaign, hoping to persuade Anaheim voters to repeal the charter’s prohibition against safe-and-sane fireworks and allow the City Council to legalize them for sale and ...

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Ward Wages Class Warfare Against Legalizing Fireworks

Anaheim Insider here. The irascible Cynthia Ward, along with Tait camp follower Brian Chuchua, makes up CATER, the non-profit that sues the city to obstruct policies that Mayor Tom Tait object to. Fresh from driving up the cost to Anaheim taxpayers of the Anaheim Convention Center Expansion, now Ward is waging class warfare against Measure E, which would bring legalized ...

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