Author Archives: Matthew Cunningham

Anaheim City Council To Hold “Rebuild Beach” Workshop Tomorrow

Beach Boulevard’s journey has been long and varied: from the epitome of booming post-war Orange County, dotted with Googie architecture motor lodges, before entering a long-slide into seediness and decay. If rhetoric alone could deliver economic development and urban renewal, Beach Boulevard would have been cleaned up long ago. West Anaheim residents have heard years of promises by city officials ...

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Downtown Disney To Undergo Multi-Year Renovation

The Downtown Disney shopping, entertainment and retail center will undergo a major, multi-year renovation starting in 2022 – it’s first major re-design since opening in 2001. The popular destination will be re-imagined along mid-century modern architectural lines reminiscent of the booming post-war Orange County where Disneyland was built and launched in 1955. The Earl of Snadwish restaurant, the former AMC ...

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Fantasmic, Main Street Electrical Parade, World of Color Returning To Disneyland Resort in 2022

The Disneyland Resort will soon take big step toward a return to pre-pandemic normalcy, announcing that popular live attractions Fantasmic, the Main Street Electrical Parade and World of Color will return to the resort in early 2022. The announcement was last week by Disney Parks, Experiences and Products Chairman Josh D’Amaro at the annual Destination D23 event, held last week ...

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New Board Of Supervisors Map Divides Anaheim Among Three Districts

The Orange County Board of Supervisors concluded its decennial redistricting yesterday, approving a district map that divides Anaheim among three different supervisor seats. Currently, the Anaheim flatlands are in the 4th Supervisor District, with Anaheim Hills in 3rd District. The new map divides the city among the 3rd, 4th and 2nd Supervisor Districts: Anaheim Hills remains in the 3rd Supervisor ...

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Anaheim HS Students Reject Woke Activists’ Attempt To Cancel “Colonist” Mascot

Anaheim High School’s 100-year old Colonist mascot escaped being canceled this week, as students voted decisively to keep the mascot name and logo in the face of a 15-month effort by woke alumni and activists to “decolonize” it. The school livecast a student town hall this morning, during which three students presented their arguments for retaining, “re-branding” or replacing the ...

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Al Jabbar Holds Anaheim City Council Campaign Fundraiser…In Irvine

On November 7, Al Jabbar held a fundraiser for his Anaheim City Council campaign…in Irvine. Jabbar is a member of the Anaheim Union High School District (AUHSD) Board of Education and is running for the open District 3 council seat that is currently represented by his close friend and political ally Jose F. Moreno. Generally speaking, invites to campaign fundraisers ...

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Anaheim Mayor’s Prayer Breakfast Returns; Rod Carew Headlines Packed Event

  The Anaheim Mayor’s Prayer Breakfast returned last week after a COVID-19 pandemic induced hiatus. The main ballroom at the Westin Anaheim Resort was full as the Anaheim Mayor’s Prayer Breakfast returned, with former Angel and baseball great Rod Carew as the featured speaker. The event was emceed by Pastor Phil Hotsenpiller from Influence Church in Anaheim, and Orange County ...

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Former OC Union Exec Fired For Sexual Harassment Hired By CSU Long Beach’s Chicano Studies Department

Julio Perez, who was fired in 2018 as chief executive of the Orange County Labor Federation amidst sexual misconduct allegations from multiple women, has been hired by the Chicano Studies Department of Cal State Long Beach as a part-time lecturer – generating a backlash from a large number of OC Democrat elected officials who have called upon CSULB to rescind ...

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