Author Archives: Editorial Staff

Reptile Super Show Coming To Anaheim Convention Center, July 9-10

It will be reptiles and amphibians galore this weekend in Anaheim when the Reptile Super Show and Breeders Expo arrives at the Anaheim Convention Center this Saturday and Sunday, July 9 and 10. Attendees and enthusiasts will have the opportunity to explore thousands of reptiles and amphibians: snakes and lizards of all shapes and sizes, turtles, tortoises, frogs, toads, newts, ...

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Anaheim Hills Community Council’s 4th of July Celebration Is Big Success

Anaheim Hills’ annual 4th of July Celebration was a big success, as residents gathered for a day of festivities to mark the 246th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence. Nearly 1,000 people participated in the Firecracker 5K/10K that kicked off the day, followed by a community pancake breakfast, Yankee Doodle Dog Show and a Patriotic Parade with ...

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July 4 In Anaheim Hills: Firecracker 5K/10K Walk-Run & Patriotic Parade

It’s back this Independence Day: the annual Firecracker 5K/10K Walk-Run, followed by a patriotic community 4th of July parade, brought to you by the Anaheim Hills Community Council. Following is the schedule of events:   Kick off your Independence Day by participating in the Firecracker 5K/10K Run! Winners and rankings will be divided into different age groups. You can still ...

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Disneyland Resort Puts Another $1 Million Into Its Community Workforce Development Initiative

Disneyland Resort has committed an additional $1 million to its community workforce development initiative, bringing the total to $5 million. These funds support local nonprofits such as Orange County United Way, which provides career enrichment experiences for high schools in the Anaheim Union School District. Orange County United Way collaborates with schools in the Anaheim Union High School District in ...

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Ament Pleads Guilty In FBI Corruption Probe

In the latest development in the FBI’s corruption probe in Orange County, Todd Ament, the former head of the Anaheim Chamber of Commerce, reached a plea agreement in which he plead guilty to several counts of fraud, according to reports in the Orange County Register and Los Angeles Times. Ament resigned as chamber president in October of 2021. Ament was ...

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UNITE-HERE Local 11 Membership Still 40% Below Pre-Pandemic Levels

[Originally published in Eyeson11.com] UNITE-HERE Local 11’s 2021 financial documents are out, and the results are even more damning than in 2020. Local 11’s leaders – Ada Briceño, Susan Minato, and Kurt Petersen — avoided pay cuts during the pandemic, even as most of the union’s members found themselves out of a job. This past year, they gave themselves a raise. Last ...

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UNITE-HERE Local 11 Membership Dropped 70% In 2020, According US Labor Department

[Originally published in Eyeson11.com] In advance of its annual financial filings with the Office of Labor Management Standards, Unite Here Local 11 filed a bombshell amendment to its 2020 LM-2. (We covered last year’s filings in detail here.) The originally-reported 37 percent drop in membership in 2020 was in fact twice as large: Local 11’s membership plummeted from 28,649 members in 2019 to ...

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Star Wars Celebration: The Force Was With Anaheim This Weekend

Star Wars Celebration Anaheim wrapped up its four-day event at the Anaheim Convention Center this weekend. The globe-trotting fan event (next year it is in London). Fans got a sneak peak at “Rogue One” prequel “Andor,” in which Diego Luna returns as rebel spy Cassian Andor. “Andor” will begin streaming gone Disney+ in late summer. “Obi-Wan Kenobi” starring Ewan MacGregor ...

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Bystander Fatally Shot During Fight At Anaheim Cinco De Mayo Festival

From the Anaheim Police Department: Homicide detectives have arrested a 17-year-old, male, resident of Anaheim for the shooting death of an unidentified male adult at the annual Anaheim Cinco de Mayo Festival. On Sunday, May 1, 2022, just after 10 p.m., Anaheim Police Officers responded to gunshots on the north side of La Palma Park, in the City of Anaheim. ...

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