Anaheim Resort

OC Auto Show Returns To Anaheim Convention Center

The OC Auto Show has returned to the Anaheim Convention Center for the first time since 2019, and thousands of attendees will flock to the ACC through Sunday, October 2 to explore hundreds of new cars, trucks, crossovers, SUVs, electric vehicles, exotics and more. Show-goers are invited to sit behind wheels, inspect engines, and experience new technologies, and test-ride a ...

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Where Do Anaheim Candidates Stand On Hotel Worker Union’s $25 Minimum Wage Initiative?

UNITE-HERE Local 11, the militant hospitality workers union, is circulating an initiative to impose a series of costly labor rules – including a $25 an hour minimum wage – on Anaheim hotels and event venues. Buried in the initiative is language exempting hotels and event centers from these mandates if they agree to unionize. Obviously, the numerous Garden Grove hotels ...

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Anaheim’s First Paranormal Convention, OC Paracon, Coming October 1-2

Next month, it’s time to get your ghost on as Anaheim welcome’s its first paranormal convention: OC Paracon.  OC Paracon will “highlight the paranormal perceptions of its organizers, Paranormal Perception and Unearthing The Supernatural. Topics ranging from ancient entities, astrology, palmistry, Tarot, witchcraft, neurodivergent mediumship and more will be discussed on the main stage.” The convention take place at the ...

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NAMM’s Return To Anaheim Generates $77 Million For Local Economy

COVID-19 was a devastating blow to Anaheim’s convention industry –  a huge economic driver for the city. But as the pandemic transitions to being endemic and the major shows return to the Anaheim Convention Center, the renewed economic impact of those shows is making itself felt. The marquee convention for Anaheim is the National Association of Music Merchants or NAMM, ...

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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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Cal State Fullerton, Fullerton College Join Disney’s Aspire Tuition Program For Cast Members

During the Disneyland Resort’s annual “State of the Resort” event last week, President Ken Potrock announced Cal State Fullerton and Fullerton College would be joining the Disney Aspire program, through which the company picks up the entire cost of a college education for its hourly cast members. The announcement marks a historic expansion of the Aspire program:  due to the ...

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Sheraton Park Hotel Celebrate’s Grand Re-Opening After $33 Million Renovation

The Sheraton Park Hotel, one of the hospitality icons of the Anaheim Resort, officially commemorated its re-opening with a ribbon-cutting ceremony and celebration on Tuesday after a multi-million renovation. The Anaheim High School marching band was assembled in the grand ballroom to energize the event, and were followed by a welcome from General Manager Ian Gee. Mayor Harry Sidhu and ...

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