As I write this column, ominous clouds hover outside promising more rain in what has seemed like an unusually wet winter. In actuality, we are at below-average rain for the season.
It’s 1989. Placentia residents Arlene and Charles Steichen sit down to relax and watch television after a long day. Shortly into their show, Charles feels a pain in his chest. He’s having a severe heart attack.
Arlene Steichen rushes her husband to… …read more
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By Save Anaheim
From The Voice of OC:
During questioning by Orange County Transportation Authority directors Thursday morning, Anaheim City Councilwoman Kris Murray acknowledged what insiders have been saying for months about the city’s planned streetcar project: A major reason for the transit line is to allow expansion of the Disneyland Resort. West Katella Avenue and West Ball Road Ball, which border the park, are “beyond capacity,” Kris Murray said. “If we’re ever going to see a third gate at Disneyland,” she said, “we need to get cars off the road.”
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The OC Weekly
By GABRIEL SAN ROMAN Thursday, Mar 7 2013
Long before enlisting herself in Orange County’s labor wars, back when she was a high-school student at Mater Dei in Santa Ana, Denise Velasco got her first taste of political discourse. The polarizing winds of California’s anti-immigrant Proposition 187 were still gusting after its passage at the state ballot box in 1994, and Velasco was sitting in Spanish class when her instructor raised the issue. A white girl with impeccable Spanish spoke up. “Bueno, yo pienso que los ilegales no tienen derecho,” she said, “porque nuestros papás pagan impuestos.”
Translation: Illegals have no right to be here because our parents pay taxes. Continue reading
Orange County District Attorney Press Release
For Immediate Release, Case # 09NF2874, March 8, 2013
SANTA ANA – A man was sentenced today to 50 years to life in state prison for the execution-style shooting-murder of his friend using a shotgun. Peter Albert Baltazar, 37, Anaheim, was found guilty by a jury Nov. 1, 2012, of one felony count of first degree murder. The sentencing enhancement for the personal discharge of a firearm causing death was found true. Continue reading
ANAHEIM, CA (March 8, 2012) – On March 14, the Anaheim, Orange, and Santa Ana chambers of commerce will bring their members together for a joint networking event at Sheraton Anaheim Hotel from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.
In addition to the expansive networking opportunities, the event will feature a presentation entitled “Building Business through Social Media.” The presentation will feature Christine Locke, Vice President, Marketing for Anaheim/Orange County Visitor and Convention Bureau, to discuss strategies behind one of Orange County’s highest profile social media campaigns. Following Locke, Evan Lazarus, CEO for LazBro, Inc., will explain how the local business community can leverage current social media campaigns to reach their own business goals. Continue reading
Anaheim City School District, News and Events
Congratulations to Anaheim City School District’s three nominees to the 2014 Orange County Teachers of the Year Program!
On March 6, three ACSD teachers were surprised the “ACSD prize patrol” to find out they were selected to represent the district in the 2014 Orange County Teacher of the Year Program. Continue reading
The Southern Regional Education Board, Press Release: March 7, 2013
Atlanta — March 7, 2013 — Renee Citlau of Anaheim, CA, an online teacher at Cypress High School and a lead online teacher for the Anaheim Union High School District, has been named the 2013 National Online Teacher of the Year, an honor awarded annually by the Southern Regional Education Board (SREB) and the International Association for K-12 Online Learning (iNACOL).
The National Online Teacher of the Year (NOTY) award recognizes an outstanding educator for exceptional contributions to online K-12 education and dedication to enhancing and sharing best practices across the field. Continue reading
City of Anaheim, Press Release: March 7, 2013
Mayor Tait will present Anaheim as the “Downtown of Orange County”
ANAHEIM, CA – (March 7, 2013) – Anaheim Mayor Tom Tait will participate in the Mayor’s Institute on City Design this week in New Orleans, La., joining seven other mayors from around the country who were selected to participate in this exclusive symposium. The mayors will be joined by a panel of experts to discuss improvements to urban design in their respective cities, and will bring forth items specific to each city for the purpose of achieving specific community goals through urban design. Continue reading
Ahmad Sunda saw himself as the underdog.
Entering his final wrestling season at Canyon, the 285-pounder had never advanced past the CIF Southern Section Individual stage before.
In his senior year, he not only qualified for the CIF Masters… …read more
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