Fireworks

Honda Center & TNT Fireworks Officially Announce Plan for Fourth of July Fireworks Superstore

The Honda Center and TNT Fireworks have officially announced their plan for a unique Fourth of July fireworks retail “superstore” that will be sited at the Honda Center. Here’s the press release sent out by the Honda Center today: HONDA CENTER & TNT FIREWORKS OFFICIALLY LAUNCH EXPANSIVE PROGRAM TO BENEFIT ANAHEIM NONPROFIT ORGANIZATIONS THROUGH FIREWORKS SALES Exclusive Partnership Allows All Qualified Nonprofit ...

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Happy 4th of July from Anaheim Blog!

It’s been 238 years since the Founding Fathers declared these “United Colonies are, and of Right ought to be, Free and Independent States” and opened an era that has bettered the state of mankind. Let’s not forget what they declared: that our rights are the gift of God and not government, and the latter exists to secure what was given ...

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No Such Thing As Freedom Without Risk

The OC Register published an article yesterday about the sale and use of fireworks in Orange County. Eight cities permit safe-and-sane fireworks: Santa Ana, Garden Grove, Fullerton, Costa Mesa, Buena Park, Villa Park, Westminster and Stanton. Anaheim will join those ranks next year. The article re-hashes the usual arguments about legalized fireworks: safety versus community group fundraising. Getting short-shrift is ...

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Safe-and-Sane Fireworks NOT Legal In Anaheim For THIS 4th of July

Anaheim voters’ approval of Measure E last month didn’t immediately legalize the sale and use of safe-and-sane fireworks in the city. What it did was give the city council the power to legalize them by repealing the City Charter’s prohibition against safe-and-sane fireworks. Since Independence Day comes fast on the heals of the June 3 primary, there was little opportunity ...

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Campaign Update: “Yes on Measure E” Ups the Ante; “No on D” Conjures the Specter of “Powerful Special Interests”

The polls open in about 12 hours, and Election Day Anaheim voters will cast their ballot on the three charter amendments on tomorrow’s ballot. TNT Fireworks put another $45,000 into the Yes on Measure E campaign, hoping to persuade Anaheim voters to repeal the charter’s prohibition against safe-and-sane fireworks and allow the City Council to legalize them for sale and ...

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Ward Wages Class Warfare Against Legalizing Fireworks

Anaheim Insider here. The irascible Cynthia Ward, along with Tait camp follower Brian Chuchua, makes up CATER, the non-profit that sues the city to obstruct policies that Mayor Tom Tait object to. Fresh from driving up the cost to Anaheim taxpayers of the Anaheim Convention Center Expansion, now Ward is waging class warfare against Measure E, which would bring legalized ...

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Measure E Watch: “Yes on E” Campaign Kicks Into High Gear

The campaign to return legal safe-and-sane fireworks to Anaheim has begun in earnest since vote-by-mail ballots started going out on May 5. The “Yes on Measure E” campaign has sent out two mailers in the last week: You can see the mailers here and here. American Promotional Events dba TNT Fireworks deposited $40,000 into the “Yes on Measure E” committee ...

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Measure E: Campaign to Legalize Safe and Sane Fireworks Gears Up

The campaign to return safe-and-sane fireworks to Anaheim is getting organized. On the June ballot will be Measure E, a product of the Charter Review Commission that would legalize safe-and-sane fireworks, which were banned by Anaheim voters back in 1986 by a vote of 56%. The “Committee for a Safe 4th of July – Yes on Measure E” was formed ...

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