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Angels opt out of stadium lease in Anaheim

<iframe width=”476″ height=”267″ src=”https://abc7.com/video/embed/?pid=4500730″ frameborder=”0″ allowfullscreen></iframe> By Josh Haskell The Angels have opted out of their lease with the city of Anaheim, opening the door to the possibility that the team may move to a different host city in the Southland. Team officials sent a letter to the city about its decision to opt out of…

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Anaheim City Councilwoman Kris Murray Announces Campaign for Orange County Supervisor

ANAHEIM – Anaheim City Councilwoman Kris Murray today announced her bid to represent the residents of the Third District on the Orange County Board of Supervisors with a commitment to safe communities, a strong economy and smart government. Murray, who has served on the Anaheim City Council since 2010, is seeking to succeed outgoing Supervisor…

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Federal Judge Calls Saturday Hearing To Discuss Next Steps for Riverbed Homeless

SPENCER CUSTODIO, Voice of OC U.S. District Judge David O. Carter has called a federal court conference for Saturday morning to discuss the county’s imminent plans for moving hundreds of Santa Ana riverbed homeless people currently in motels, to county shelters or medical facilities. In addition to attorneys for the county and homeless people, city…

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Anaheim Approves Homelessness Policies Focused on Housing

The Anaheim City Council Tuesday night unanimously approved a series of policies aimed at guiding the city’s long-term approach to homelessness, an action that comes as Orange County officials are clearing more than 500 homeless people from a camp along the Santa Ana riverbed near Anaheim’s Angel Stadium. Anaheim officials have faced mounting public pressure…

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Hundreds of Homeless Encampments Are Officially Cleared

What happens now that the seven-hundred homeless, and tons of trash, have been cleared from the Santa Ana river bed? Officials say they will be imposing a curfew to prevent the encampment from reappearing and Anaheim City Councilwoman Kris Murray says they have to look beyond the 30 day free hotel expiration date. ” We…

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Most Influential 2017: Meet the 100 top influencers in Orange County

Some affect life in Orange County on a grand scale. Others contribute in ways you might not notice but truly are important. All of them made a difference in 2017. It’s time to reveal the Orange County Register’s annual selections for the 100 most influential people in Orange County. You will recognize some of the people, and…

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How should Anaheim fund homeless programs?

ANAHEIM — As city officials consider how best to address homelessness in the city, they must first face the question of how to pay for any new housing, programs and services. Councilman Jose Moreno is proposing at Tuesday’s City Council meeting, Oct. 17, the city reopen discussions with tourism and hotel officials about funding the…

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Anaheim Hills town hall Monday to discuss Canyon Fire 2 response

ANAHEIM — Residents affected by this week’s wildfire in Anaheim Hills can get an update on firefighting efforts, ask questions and provide feedback to city officials at a town hall meeting at 6:30 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 16. The Anaheim Hills Community Council and Councilwoman Kris Murray are hosting the meeting about the Canyon Fire…

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Anaheim Doubles Down on Homeless at Santa Ana Riverbed

The Anaheim City Council will double down on existing efforts to provide services to homeless people before eventually clearing out large encampments along the Santa Ana River. The council voted unanimously early Wednesday morning to approve a proposal by Councilwoman Kris Murray, dubbed “Operation Home SAFE,” which calls for law enforcement to take action against “those…

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A plan for housing and public safety

By Kris Murray Anaheim residents, businesses, visitors and those across Southern California are watching an escalating homeless crisis dramatically affect neighborhoods, parks and other public recreation areas. Elected officials and county and city staff are hearing from residents and advocates alike from all over the region. And those voices are growing louder. At our last…

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