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Jenny January 8, 2015

by Vickie Vértiz Just like ticket prices went up for regular admission to the park this year, membership changes are coming to the ultra-exclusive Club 33 at Disneyland. Platinum members already pay a $25,000 initiation fee, along with $11,000-plus in annual dues for the restaurant in New Orleans Square and other benefits. Those members in […]

Jenny December 23, 2014

By Jennifer Schlueter As Beacon Media is supporting the Kposowa foundation in their efforts to stop the Ebola epidemic in Sierra Leone, Hindo Kposowa, the foundation’s local representative, just informed us that as of December 19th, 997 Ebola cases have been recorded for this month. The daily number of infections ranges between 25 and 93 […]

Jenny December 23, 2014

by Vickie Vértiz A man suspected of impersonating Anaheim police has authorities looking for him. The Orange County Register reported that two of his victims were women who were approached on October 26 at around ten in the morning. Two women were pulled over near the intersection of La Palma Avenue and Anaheim Boulevard by […]

Jenny December 17, 2014

More than 2,200 Anaheim Union students are gearing up to stage the first-ever AUHSD Servathon, which will be held on Monday, January 19, 2015, coinciding with the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. federal holiday and National Day of Service. The Servathon is a fundraiser similar to a jogathon, but instead of getting sponsors for laps, […]

Jenny December 17, 2014

by Vickie Vértiz After a state senator complained, the Orange County District Attorney requested that the president of the Anaheim City School District investigate allegations of parent intimidation and harassment as they try to improve their struggling school. According to the Orange County Register, a group of parents have been collecting signatures to take over […]

Jenny December 10, 2014

The President has proposed a three-year, $263 million investment package that will: ” Increase police officers’ use of body worn cameras ” Expand training for law enforcement agencies (LEAs) ” Add more resources for police department reform ” Multiply the number of cities where the Department of Justice facilitates community and local LEA engagement Part […]

Jenny December 10, 2014

by Vickie Vértiz On the afternoon of Monday, December 1, protesters gathered outside the Anaheim Police Department and City Hall to join the national day of demonstrations against police brutality. In August, a grand jury failed to indict police officer Darren Wilson in Ferguson, Missouri after he gunned down Michael Brown, an unarmed teen. Now, […]

Jenny December 2, 2014

by Jennifer Schlueter With great suspense spectators all over the nation awaited the verdict of the grand jury in Ferguson last Monday whether to arraign police officer Darren Wilson or not. When the man who shot unarmed black teenager Michael Brown was not indicted, people everywhere went into the streets to show their disapproval of […]