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    Latest update: OC Grand Jury report; running timeline

    The city of Anaheim and the City Council have condemned actions documented in a federal investigation of the city's former mayor and a former Anaheim Chamber of Commerce executive. Here is what has happened, how Anaheim has responded and ongoing updates. Read on...
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    A new playground is coming for the kids of the Rio Vista Park neighborhood

    The kids and families around Anaheim’s Rio Vista Park are getting a new play area complete with a zip line, swing set, slides, climbing wall and other fun features based on what neighborhood kids and parents designed for their park. Read on...
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    Anaheim’s budget reflects strong recovery, additional funding for libraries, seniors, neighborhoods

    A strong economy is driving record recovery in Anaheim’s budget for the coming 12 months as revenue is projected to exceed pre-pandemic levels and with more than $600 million in spending planned on community services and improvements. Read on...
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    City Council votes to void Angel Stadium of Anaheim agreement

    Anaheim’s City Council unanimously voted Tuesday to void a 2020 agreement to sell Angel Stadium of Anaheim and see development around it. Read on...
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    Anaheim receives letter indicating Mayor Sidhu resignation effective Tuesday

    Anaheim has received a letter indicating Mayor Harry Sidhu is resigning, effective Tuesday, May 24 Read on...
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    Stadium plan: delay in state agreement, federal review, Anaheim statement

    An agreement between Anaheim and the state of California is being delayed at the request of the California Attorney General’s Office based on a federal review related to the proposed sale of Angel Stadium of Anaheim site. Read on...
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    Kobe-inspired Dream Court debuts at Pearson Park

    The kids of the Pearson Park neighborhood have an awesome new basketball court inspired by basketball great Kobe Bryant and daughter Gianna “Gigi” Bryant. Read on...
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    Retail plans for 39 Commons to bring neighborhood favorites, further rebuilding of Beach

    The rebuilding of Beach Boulevard is gaining steam with plans for dining, shopping and neighborhood services at long-empty Beach and Lincoln, which is now coming to life with homes and retail as part of our effort to revitalize the heart of west Anaheim. Read on...
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    City shuts down Beach Boulevard motel for safety concerns, relocates those staying there

    Anaheim has shut down a Beach Boulevard motel for public safety and health concerns and relocated those who had been living there. Read on...
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    Court decision: stadium sale done right, lawsuit claims denied

    A lawsuit challenging the city’s sale of the Angel Stadium of Anaheim site has been denied in its entirety by an Orange County Superior Court judge. Read on...
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    Anaheim's new City Council districts in place

    Anaheim's new City Council districts are in place following City Council approval and months of public input and discussion. Read on...
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    DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint

    ANAHEIM, Calif. (June 29, 2022) – The Anaheim Police Department Traffic Unit will be conducting a DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint Friday, July 1, 2022 near Red Gum Street and La Palma Avenue starting at 5:00 P.M. Read on...
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    U-Haul Stolen with 63-Year-Old Autistic Male Inside

    ANAHEIM, Calif. (June 22, 2022) – Anaheim Police Detectives are requesting assistance in locating a stolen U-Haul box truck and a missing 63-year-old autistic male with the mental age of a four-year-old. Read on...
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    Anaheim PD Detectives Arrest Suspect in Connection with Theft of Olympic Gold Medal

    ANAHEIM, Calif. (June 7, 2022,) – Anaheim Police Detectives have arrested a suspect for the theft of an Olympic Gold Medal. Read on...
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    Detectives Arrest Suspects in 2021 Homeless Man's Homicide

    ANAHEIM, Calif. (May 17, 2022) – Anaheim PD homicide detectives have arrested Daniel Salazar, 30, and Kaitlyn Stewart, 20, for the November 15 beating of Gilbert Daisaku Johnson. Both Salazar and Stewart are homeless and live in Anaheim. Read on...
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    Detectives Arrest Suspect in Stabbing Murder of Homeless Man

    ANAHEIM, Calif. (May 13, 2022) – Homicide detectives have arrested 36-year-old Rolando Echenique for the stabbing murder of 53-year-old Jason Randall Dahl; both are Anaheim homeless men. Read on...
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    Victim from Field Homicide Identified

    ANAHEIM, Calif. (May 12, 2022) – Homicide detectives have identified 53-year-old Jason Randall Dahl, a homeless Anaheim man, as the homicide victim found yesterday in an Anaheim field. Read on...
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    Homicide Investigation

    ANAHEIM, Calif. (May 11, 2022) – Anaheim homicide detectives are investigating after the body of a subject was located in an Anaheim field. Read on...
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    DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint

    ANAHEIM, Calif. (May 10, 2022) – The Anaheim Police Department Traffic Unit will be conducting a DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint Friday, May 13, 2022 near Harbor Boulevard and La Palma Park Way starting at 6:00 P.M. Read on...
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    Identification of Body Found in Water Basin

    ANAHEIM, Calif. (May 9, 2022) – Anaheim PD detectives have identified the deceased subject located in an Anaheim water basin as 39-year-old Orange resident, Starwalking-Joseph Wayne Lignowski. Read on...
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    Homicide Investigation: Victim and Suspect Identification

    ANAHEIM, Calif. (May 9, 2022) – Anaheim Police Department homicide detectives have identified the victim, and suspect from a May 8, 2022 homicide investigation. Read on...
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    Anaheim Detectives Investigating After Body Found in Water Basin

    ANAHEIM, Calif. (May 8, 2022) – The body of a subject has been located in an Anaheim water basin. Read on...
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    Homicide Investigation

    ANAHEIM, Calif. (May 8, 2022) – Anaheim Police Department homicide detectives are investigating after the discovery of a man’s body inside a parked vehicle. One subject has been detained. Read on...
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    Homicide Suspect and Victim Identification

    ANAHEIM, Calif. (May 4, 2022) – Marlon Garcia, a 22-year-old, male Anaheim resident has been arrested on suspicion of murdering his 59-year-old roommate. Read on...
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    Homicide Investigation

    ANAHEIM, Calif. (May 4, 2022) – A male Anaheim resident in his 20’s has been detained on suspicion of murder after a body was discovered in his residence. Read on...
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    Homicide Victim Identification

    ANAHEIM, Calif. (May 2, 2022) – Homicide detectives have publicly identified 36-year-old Anaheim resident Gildardo Parrales Gracian as the victim of the May 1, 2022 homicide that occurred at La Palma Park in Anaheim. Read on...
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    Juvenile Suspect Arrested for Homicide

    ANAHEIM, Calif. (May 1, 2022) – 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. Read on...
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    Double Homicide Suspect Arrested and Victim Identification

    ANAHEIM, Calif. (April 20, 2022) – Homicide detectives have arrested 26-year-old Irvine resident Ramy Fahim on suspicion of murder for a double-homicide that occurred during the morning of April 19, 2022. Read on...
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    Fourth Suspect Arrested in 2020 Murder

    ANAHEIM, Calif. (April 13, 2022) – Homicide detectives have arrested Miguel Urbina Pelaez, a 21-year-old Fullerton resident, for the 2020 shooting death of a 28-year-old Anaheim man. Read on...
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    Arrest of Attempted Kidnapping Suspect

    ANAHEIM, CALIF (April 9, 2022) – Anaheim Police investigators have arrested 31-year-old unincorporated Anaheim resident Andrew Pio on suspicion of attempted kidnapping. Read on...
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    Police Pursuit

    ANAHEIM, CALIF (April 8, 2022) – A male suspect, possibly related to an attempted kidnapping on March 31, 2022 in Anaheim, led officers on a high speed pursuit. Read on...
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    Attempted Kidnapping of a 13-Year-Old Student

    ANAHEIM, CALIF (April 1, 2022) – Anaheim Police investigators are asking for the public’s assistance related to the attempted kidnapping of a 13-year-old student. Read on...
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    Suspect Arrested in Connection with Two Unprovoked Attacks in Anaheim

    ANAHEIM, CALIF (March 26, 2022) – Anaheim Police Department Criminal Investigation Detectives have identified and arrested a male wanted in connection with two unprovoked assaults in the city of Anaheim. Read on...
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    Request for Public Assistance – Attempt to Identify Assault Suspect

    ANAHEIM, Calif. (March 24, 2022) – Anaheim Police investigators are asking for the public’s assistance in identifying a suspect in an unprovoked assault. Read on...
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    Man Arrested for Murder After Shooting Bystander in Domestic Argument

    ANAHEIM, Calif. (March 21, 2022) – Anaheim homicide detectives have arrested Adalid Arcigaplancarte, a 52-year-old Anaheim man, for fatally shooting a man who witnessed him arguing with a woman in a strip mall parking lot. Read on...
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    Arrest of Outstanding Suspect Made in Connection with December Gang Murder

    ANAHEIM, Calif. (March 21, 2022) – Franky Mejia Echeverria, an outstanding suspect wanted for the December 2021, murder of a 23-year-old Anaheim man has been arrested without incident. Read on...
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    The Anaheim Police Department Encourages Safe St. Patrick’s Day Celebrations

    ANAHEIM, Calif. (March 15, 2022) – Anaheim, Calif. – This St. Patrick’s Day, the Anaheim Police Department will be on alert for suspected impaired drivers and reminds the community to celebrate the holiday responsibly. Read on...
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    Parolee Wanted in Connection with December Gang Murder

    ANAHEIM, Calif. (March 9, 2022) – Anaheim homicide detectives have arrested one man and are searching for another in connection with the murder of a 23-year-old Anaheim man who was shot to death near his home in late December. Read on...
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    Fatal Officer-Involved Shooting

    ANAHEIM, Calif. (March 3, 2022) – Anaheim Police personnel fatally shoot suspect after hours long standoff. Read on...
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    Four Arrested for November Motel Homicide

    ANAHEIM, Calif. (February 22, 2022) – Anaheim homicide detectives have arrested four suspects in connection with the shooting death of a Garden Grove man in a motel parking lot last year. Read on...
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    Request for Public Assistance: Hit and Run Investigation

    ANAHEIM, Calif. (February 16, 2022) – Anaheim Police Department traffic investigators are requesting the public’s assistance in identifying the driver of a vehicle involved in a hit-and-run collision. Read on...
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    DUI/Driver's License Checkpoint

    ANAHEIM, Calif. (February 16, 2022) – The Anaheim Police Department Traffic Unit will be conducting a DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint Friday, February 18, 2022. Read on...
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    Fatal Hit and Run Traffic Collision – Request for Public Assistance

    ANAHEIM, Calif. (December 23, 2021) – Anaheim Police Department traffic investigators are asking for the public’s assistance regarding a fatal hit and run collision. Read on...
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    DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint

    ANAHEIM, Calif. (December 17, 2021) – The Anaheim Police Department Traffic Unit will be conducting a DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint Friday, December 17, 2021 near Orange Avenue and Beach Boulevard starting at 6:00 P.M. Read on...
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    DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint

    ANAHEIM, Calif. (October 26, 2021) – The Anaheim Police Department Traffic Unit will be conducting a DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint Friday, October 29, 2021. Read on...
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    Fatal Officer-Involved Shooting

    ANAHEIM, CALIF, (September 29, 2021) – Anaheim PD SWAT personnel fatally shoot suspect after hours long standoff. Read on...
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    Anaheim Police Arrest Man in Shooting Death of Juvenile

    ANAHEIM, Calif. (September 9, 2021) – On September 5, 2021, Anaheim police officers responded to a residence to investigate a report of a 17-year-old boy who had been shot. Read on...
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    Homicide Investigation/Officer-Involved Shooting Victim and Suspect Identification

    ANAHEIM, Calif. (September 1, 2021) – Anaheim homicide detectives have identified the victim and suspect involved in yesterday’s murder and officer involved shooting. Read on...
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    Homicide Investigation/Officer Involved Shooting

    ANAHEIM, Calif. (August 31, 2021) – Anaheim homicide detectives are investigating a homicide that lead to an officer involved shooting in Anaheim. Read on...
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    Suspect Arrested for Child Pornography

    ANAHEIM, Calif. (August 18, 2021) – Anaheim sexual assault detectives received a tip that Mr. Erik Robles was possessing and distributing child pornography. Read on...
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    Homicide Victim Identification

    ANAHEIM, Calif. (August 2, 2021) – Anaheim homicide detectives have identified the victim of an August 1, 2021 homicide as Tyrone Portis, a 43-year-old resident of Buena Park. Read on...
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  1. A new playground is coming for the kids of the Rio Vista Park neighborhood

    The kids and families around Anaheim’s Rio Vista Park are getting a new play area complete with a zip line, swing set, slides, climbing wall and other fun features based on what neighborhood kids and parents designed for their park. Read on...
  2. Anaheim’s proposed budget reflects strong recovery, healthy reserves, major investment across city

    A strong economy is driving record recovery in Anaheim’s proposed budget for the coming 12 months as revenue is projected to exceed pre-pandemic levels and with more than $600 million in spending planned on community services and improvements. Read on...
  1. City Council votes to void Angel Stadium of Anaheim agreement

    Anaheim’s City Council unanimously voted Tuesday to void a 2020 agreement to sell Angel Stadium of Anaheim and see development around it. Read on...
  2. Anaheim receives letter indicating Mayor Sidhu resignation effective Tuesday

    Anaheim has received a letter indicating Mayor Harry Sidhu is resigning, effective Tuesday, May 24 Read on...
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