Author Archives: Editorial Staff

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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Anaheim Man Charged With Kidnapping Junior High Student Who Was Walking Home From School

From the OC District Attorney’s Office: A 30-year-old man is facing life in prison with the possibility of parole for kidnapping a 13-year-old junior high school student off the street while she walked home from school in Anaheim last month and sexually assaulting another teenager in Riverside County.  Numerous witnesses screamed at the kidnapper that they were going to call ...

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New Townhome Community On Beach Blvd. Opens To Public

From the City of Anaheim: The rebuilding of Beach Boulevard is for real. At Beach and Lincoln Avenue, models for the 65-townhome Nolin community opened to the public on Saturday. The new community is part of changes coming to the long empty corner with plans also in the works for a shopping center known as 39 Commons. As you can ...

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Anaheim’s Budget: From Epic Downturn To Record Recovery

From the City of Anaheim: Anaheim’s rebounding economy is driving better than expected budget projections for the city. For the 12 months through June, Anaheim now is projecting about $70 million in additional revenue from hotel, sales and property taxes than initially forecast in the city’s adopted budget for fiscal year 2021-22. Hotel-stay tax, Anaheim’s largest source of revenue, is ...

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Armed Man Killed In Hours-Long Stand-Off With Anaheim Police

From the Anaheim Police Department: On March 2, 2022 at about 9:45 p.m., APD personnel responded to the 600 block of S. Resh Street regarding a male suspect who had threatened a female with a gun. It was reported the suspect had already possibly fired the gun. Officers located the female victim and the initial investigation determined the male was ...

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Lincoln Club of Orange County Endorses Mayor Harry Sidhu For Re-Election

From the Lincoln Club of Orange County: The Lincoln Club of Orange County Endorses Harry Sidhu For Anaheim Mayor Mayor Sidhu Will Uphold Anaheim’s Thriving Business Culture The Lincoln Club of Orange County, California’s top conservative donor organization, announced its endorsement of Harry Sidhu in his re-election to mayor of Anaheim. A mover and shaker who keeps conservative values at ...

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Watchdog Group Files Complaint Alleging Potential Pandemic Loan Abuse By UNITE-HERE Local 11

Last month, the Center for Union Facts filed a complaint  with the U.S. Small Business Administration urging Administrator Guzman to investigate potential abuse of the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) committed by Unite Here Local 11. The complaint, which was sent to Administrator Guzman on January 21, 2022, outlines disturbing issues regarding a union-linked nonprofit that were recently reported by the Washington Free Beacon. The nonprofit ...

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Did UNITE-HERE Local 11 Skirt Rules On PPP Funding?

[This story originally appeared on Eyes on Local 11 on November 30, 2021]  In March 2020, Congress passed the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP), unleashing billions in emergency loans for COVID-affected businesses – loans meant to help them keep their workers employed. When PPP loans were originally introduced, labor unions were not allowed to apply. But, there was a loophole that allowed a union’s ...

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Sen. Dave Min’s Nakedly Partisan Attack On The OC Board of Education

by Ken Williams and Lisa Sparks Senator Min self-importantly advances an “election reform” bill (SB 286) under a ruse of greater election participation by Orange County voters. What Min declares, however, is actually Orwellian double-speak coming from Sacramento, especially when he says this bill “would bring Orange County in line with the rest of state.”  Let’s consider the unwritten and ...

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