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the   Great Chefs
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                                                                                                             Features
                                                                                                             8 Why Anaheim is the Best Sports City in America
                                                                                                             The Angels’ World Championship and the Ducks run for the Stanley Cup helped Anaheim
                                                                                                             earn the distinction as the Best Sports City in America by the Sporting News—but there are

                                                     On the Cover             8                              a lot more sports being played in Anaheim these days than just baseball and hockey.


The great chefs of Anaheim set the highest standards                                                         12 The Great Chefs of Anaheim
                                                                                                             When you think of great cuisine in Anaheim, The Anaheim White House, Mr. Stox,
   for fine dining in the City. Pictured left to right are
                                                                                                             Napa Rose and The Catch are four of the best. Here’s a look at the executive chefs and the
 Napa Rose Executive Chef Andrew Sutton, The Catch                                                           owners who’ve made dining into a destination at each of these signature restaurants.
     Executive Chef Craig Rouse, The Anaheim White                                                           You’ve Got to Try These! Neighborhoods throughout Anaheim are full of little restaurants
        House Executive Chef Eddie Meza and Mr. Stox                                                         offering specialties that are big on flavor. If you want to try something different at a place
                  Executive Chef Scott Michael Raczek                                                        you know will be good, here are some recommendations that will kick your taste buds into
                                           Disneyland Resort/Paul Hiffmeyer
                                                                              12                             high gear.



                                                                                                             Departments
                                                                                                             2 City Scene
                                                                                                             A new look for Anaheim Magazine; new crime statistics show Anaheim is one of the safest
                                                                                                             big cities in California; LIFE Literacy Program volunteers needed; Cantada Square offers new
                        Mayor
                Mayor Pro Tem
                                    Curt Pringle
                                    Tom Tait                                  2                              housing for west Anaheim.

               Council Member       Shirley McCracken
                                                                                                             5 Building for the Future
               Council Member       Richard Chavez
                                                                                                             West Anaheim has reason to celebrate with the Westgate project soon replacing the former
               Council Member       Bob Hernandez
                                                                                                             landfill property on west Lincoln Avenue. Also, the Anaheim Convention Center arena is
                 City Manager       David M. Morgan
                                                                                                             slated for several upgrades.
              Managing Editor John James Nicoletti
                 Senior Editor Bret Colson                                                                   6 Newsmakers
               Graphic Design Jonathan Price Design
                                                                              5                              Sheri Vander Dussen is named the City’s new Planning Director and an update on the City
                                                                                                             boards and commissions.
Contributors: Laura Alcala, Jack Armstrong, Mark Asturias, Elaine
Cali, Karen Carr, Cathy Dutton, Mike Ebbing, Cathy Glascow, Julie                                            10 Calendar of Events
Hoekwater, Patrick Hynes, Tom Liegler, Mike Neben, Sheryll
Schroeder, Lucy Yeager and Leise Zamora.
                                                                                                             18 Business Connection
Anaheim Magazine is published quarterly by the City of Anaheim.                                              Public Utilities provides Green Power to City schools; Leadership Anaheim is now recruiting
Address all correspondence to Anaheim Magazine, c/o Managing                                                 for a new class; the City’s Small Business Center offers a variety of programs.
Editor, 200 S. Anaheim Blvd., Anaheim, CA 92805.

The City of Anaheim is a City Council/City Manager form of gov-
                                                                              18                             20 Important Phone Numbers and Websites
ernment. As such, the City Council makes policy decisions at City
Council meetings, Tuesdays at 5 P.M. while the City Manager over-
sees the day-to-day operations of the City. To contact the City               About Anaheim: Founded in 1857, the City of Anaheim is one of the nation’s premier municipalities and California’s 10th most populous city. As the
Council to voice opinions, call (714) 765-5247. If you have concerns          oldest and largest city in Orange County, Anaheim covers 50 square miles, with more than 340,000 residents and 2,085 employees. The municipal
regarding the day-to-day operations of the City, call specific                corporation’s annual budget is $1.098 billion. The city boasts world-class organizations such as the Anaheim Angels, Boeing, CKE Restaurants, Inc.,
departments found on page 20 of this publication or the City                  L-3 Communications, the Mighty Ducks of Anaheim, Pacific Sunwear and The Walt Disney Company. Annually, Anaheim also welcomes millions of
Manager’s Office at (714) 765-5162.                                           visitors to the city, truly making it where the world comes to live, work and play. For more information, please visit www.anaheim.net.



                                                                                                                                                                                     Winter 2004           ❚   Anaheim
CITY SCENE




                       From the
                 Managing Editor
    To our readers . . .

               TA RT I N G W I T H T H I S I S S U E , YO U ’ L L
               SEE SEVERAL CHANGES IN               A NAHEIM
    MAGAZINE. OUR GOAL IS TO DO A BETTER JOB
    OF COMMUNICATING WITH YOU, DELIVERING
    the information you want and need about Anaheim in the best
    possible way.
       Most notably, the recreation class schedule that has been
    inserted into the middle of this publication in the past will
    now be mailed to you separately. Look for your class and pro-
    gram guide from our Community Services Department in the
    mail soon.                                                            Volunteer Tutors
       This issue, we’re also introducing a new design and new
    features to keep you better informed. For example, our
    “Building for the Future” column takes a closer look at capital
                                                                          Wanted for LIFE
    improvements the City is making to keep Anaheim a great
    place to live, work and play. In general, we’ve broadened our         Literacy Program
    editorial base to make Anaheim Magazine your preferred source
    for finding all the information you want about your City.
       We hope you enjoy the changes we’ve made.Your comments,                  HE ANAHEIM  PUBLIC LIBRARY, IN CON-
    suggestions and story ideas are always welcome. Please feel               JUNCTION WITH THE LIFE L ITERACY
    free to contact us at: Anaheim Magazine, c/o Public Information
    Office, 200 S. Anaheim Blvd., Suite 200, Anaheim, CA 92805
                                                                          PROGRAM, IS INVITING ALL ANAHEIM RESIDENTS
    or online at PIO@anaheim.net. ❚                                       to become volunteer tutors and learn how to tutor adults in
                                                                          basic reading, writing and spelling skills. Two volunteer
                                                                          training opportunities are being offered this fall with morning
                                                                          and evening classes available.
                                                                             The training will provide qualified volunteer tutors to
                                                                          help English-speaking adults who have difficulty reading
                                                                          and writing, as well as those who have learned English as
                                                                          their second language and need additional work on reading
      John James Nicoletti                                                and comprehension.
      Managing Editor                                                       For more information, call (714) 229-0435. ❚


 Anaheim   ❚    Winter 2004                                           2
                                                                                                                                  CITY SCENE

Police Department
Ranks First in Solving
Violent Crimes
APD is tops among California’s largest cities
for the fourth consecutive year

       NAHEIM IS THE NUMBER ONE CITY FOR                                                  In 2002, Anaheim’s
                                                                                       violent crime clearance
       VIOLENT CRIME CLEARANCE RATES FOR THE                                           rates topped 70 percent
FOURTH CONSECUTIVE YEAR ACCORDING TO                                                   for the fourth consecu-
                                                                                       tive year. Only three
2002 statistics recently released by the State of California’s
                                                                                       other California cities
Department of Justice and Criminal Statistics Center. The
                                                                                       with populations of
Anaheim Police Department successfully cleared 72 percent
                                                                                       more than 200,000
of the violent crime cases in the City in 2002, besting all of
                                                                                       had a 50 percent or
California’s cities with populations greater than 200,000 people.
                                                                                       better clearance rate.
                                                                                       Those cities were
          Violent Crime Rate
                                                                                       San Diego (60%),
          YEAR        VIOLENT CRIME / CLEARED                 RATE                     Fremont (58%), and
          2002             1,389 / 1,000                      72%                      Bakersfield (54%). The
          2001               1,316 / 945                      72%                      average clearance rate for
                                                                                       violent crimes in the largest
          2000              1,413 / 1,063                     75%                      California cities is 43 percent.
          1999              1,639 / 1,243                     76%                         Anaheim’s 24 percent clearance
          1998              1,518 / 1,061                     69%                      rate for property crimes also earned
                                                                                       the City the top spot among
  This past year, Anaheim successfully solved 1,000 out of                             California’s largest cities. In
1,389 reported violent crimes. Violent crimes are considered                           2002, the Anaheim Police
offenses such as homicide, forcible rape, robbery and aggra-                           Department cleared 930
vated assault.                                                                         property crimes, which
                                                                                       include offenses such
              Police Chief Announces Retirement                                        as burglary and
                                                                                       vehicle theft.
                        After 29 years with the Anaheim Police Department,                Despite a
                        Police Chief Roger Baker has announced his retirement,         slight increase
                        effective December 31. Baker served as chief of the 589-       in overall crime,
                        person department since September 1999. He leaves at           Anaheim’s crime
                        a time when crime levels are at historically low levels        levels continue
                        and the City has had the top violent crime and property        to be at the
                        crime clearance rates in the state of California for the       lowest point
                        past four years. A nationwide search is underway to            in more than a
                        find Baker’s replacement. ❚                                    quarter century. ❚



                                                                                   3                                          Winter 2004   ❚   Anaheim
CITY SCENE

                  Cantada Square
                   Breaks Ground
               ALIFORNIA-BASED        BROOKFIELD HOMES
        S OUTHLAND GROUP HAS PARTNERED
    WITH ANAHEIM’S REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY TO
    bring a new neighborhood of 82 residences called Cantada
    Square to west Anaheim. Site construction has already started
                                                                                   Author’s Luncheon
    and model homes are expected to be completed by Spring 2004.
      “We have worked with the community for a number of                                                         MENU” AT
                                                                                          T WILL BE “MURDER ON THE
    years to plan the redevelopment of west Anaheim, and one of                           ANAHEIM’S COAST HOTEL ON SUNDAY,
    the projects that has been moving forward is this new ‘for sale’
    construction project by Brookfield Homes. The project will                     March 28th, when the Anaheim Public Library Foundation
    create a new neighborhood that will be a wonderful addition                    presents its 9th annual Authors Luncheon and Silent Auction.
    to the west Anaheim area,” said Elisa Stipkovich, Executive                       Mystery authors Jerrilyn Farmer, Joanne Fluke, and Claire M.
    Director of Anaheim’s Redevelopment Agency.                                    Johnson will delight an audience of both “foodies” and mystery
      Cantada Square will be built in two phases. The first will be                fans, discussing their books that blend suspense, humor and
    on approximately 4.5 acres, located at 2340 W. Lincoln Avenue                  mouth watering recipes. Farmer, an actress turned writer, com-
    near Gilbert Street, and is a re-use of a previous large vacant                posed questions and answers for Jeopardy!, wrote comedy
    parking lot. It will include 25 single-family detached homes                   sketches for Saturday Night Live’s Dana Carvey, Jon Lovitz and
    and 16 townhomes.                                                              Cheri Oteri, and now teaches mystery writing through UCLA’s
      “Current Anaheim residents and those employed in the                         Extension Writer’s Program. Her sixth mystery, featuring L.A.
    City will enjoy a 60-day priority pre-sales period for Cantada                 caterer Maddy Bean, will debut just in time for the March
    Square. We anticipate that exclusive period will begin in January              luncheon. Fluke, who worked as a teacher, psychologist,
    2004 and a buyer interest list is now forming,” noted John                     cook, caterer, and detective’s assistant before turning to crime
    O’Brien, Director of Urban Development for Brookfield Homes.                   (fictional only) will have her Hannah Swensen mystery “The
      “Brookfield Homes is proud to have been selected to work                     Fudge Cupcake Murder” available for fans at the luncheon.
    with the Redevelopment Agency to assist in creating Cantada                    Claire M. Johnson is a real life pastry chef who translated her
    Square and providing a special sense of place in west Anaheim,”                experiences into her first book “Beat Until Stiff,” featuring a
    he added.                                                                      San Francisco pastry chef. A graduate of San Francisco’s
       The new Brookfield neighborhood is part of a large scale,                   California Culinary Academy, Johnson is hoping her second
    west Anaheim revitalization effort that includes the redevel-                  book will be “done” in time for “Murder on the Menu.”
    opment of an old landfill site at Beach Blvd. and Lincoln Ave.                    The APL Foundation is dedicated to supporting the Anaheim
    into a 270,000 square-foot commercial/retail center with a                     Public Library, and has raised in excess of $40,000 to support
    public plaza and restaurants (see page 5).                                     the Library’s efforts to expand Bookmobile Services through the
                                                                                   purchase of a second Bookmobile. In addition, the Foundation
     For more information on Cantada Square, call Brookfield
                                                                                   generously supports L.I.F.E., (Literacy Is For Everyone) the
    Homes at 1-877-31-HOMES. ❚
                                                                                   Library’s adult literacy program, and provides funding for
                                                                                   special programs and services to Anaheim’s youth.
                                                                                      One beneficiary of this year’s major fund raiser will be pro-
                                                                                   posed Family Learning and Resource Center, to be developed
                                                                                   as part of the new Haskett Branch Library.
                                                                                      Tickets are $45 per person or $450 for a table of ten. For more
                                                 Brookfield’s Cantada Square       information, call (714) 765-1880. ❚


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                                                                                                                                 BUILDING              FOR THE       FUTURE
                                                                                                           CC Arena
                                                                                                           Gets a Makeover
                                                                                                                  UILT IN 1967, THE ANAHEIM CONVENTION
                                                                                                               CENTER ARENA HAS SEEN MORE THAN ITS
                                                                                                           SHARE OF USE OVER THE PAST 36 YEARS. THE
                                                                                                           workhorse facility recently underwent several upgrades to keep
                                                                                                           it in top condition for the hundreds of thousands of guests who
                                                                                                           use it annually.
                                                                                                               Original seats were painted and recovered with new foam
                                                                                                           and fabric going from a trademark, but dated, orange to a royal
                                                                                                           blue color. Arena walls were also painted, making a dramatic
                                                                                                           transformation in going from brown to black.
                                                                                                               A complete retrofit of the HVAC (heating, ventilating, air
                                                                                                           conditioning) systems has been completed. The entire domed
                                                                                                           roof, originally made of non-insulated corrugated steel, has
                                                                                                           now been covered with a four-inch layer of insulating sheeting
West Anaheim residents will soon enjoy all the amenities of a new shopping center on Lincoln Avenue.       and a vinyl covering. The ceiling has also been redone with
                                                                                                           new one-inch insulating tiles.
                     Westgate Center                                                                           The lighting in the Arena has also been upgraded, providing
                                                                                                           an energy-efficient alternative with long lamp life, uniform light
                                                                                                           distribution and constant color, as well as being cost efficient
                      Moves Forward                                                                        to maintain. The new system qualified for a $50,000 energy
                                                                                                           conservation rebate and is expected to save $30,000 annually
            Former landfill site to be transformed into a                                                  in energy costs. ❚
               public plaza, dining and shopping center

                  VER THE PAST THREE YEARS, THE ANAHEIM
                                                                                                           New Clubhouse
                  R EDEVELOPMENT AGENCY                                            HAS BEEN                is Set to Debut
       WORKING TO TRANSFORM THE FORMER LINCOLN
       Landfill and the adjacent commercial area located at the north-                                            HE PUBLIC IS INVITED TO ATTEND A GRAND
       east corner of Beach Boulevard and Lincoln Avenue.                                                         OPENING FOR THE NEW ANAHEIM HILLS
         The Agency has been acquiring property and negotiating
       with a developer to build the Anaheim Westgate Center on                                            Golf Course Clubhouse on January 17 from noon to 4 p.m.
       32 acres. As proposed, the project will consist of a high quality                                      The 30,000 square-foot Mediterranean-themed facility will
       commercial retail center totaling about 275,000 square feet.                                        offer panoramic views of the course and feature banquet areas,
         Prospective tenants include a home improvement store, a                                           a bar and grill, a full service PGA golf shop, cart facilities and
       full service grocery store, retail shops, full-service restaurants                                  office space. The Clubhouse at Anaheim Hills will have daily
       and fast food restaurants.                                                                          food service for golfers as well as banquets and weddings and a
         Plans also call for a food court with an outdoor seating                                          Sunday champagne brunch. It will be able to accommodate up
       area and a large public plaza. The public plaza will be available                                   to 300 people for special events.
       for community events and will be a gathering place for west                                          For more information, call (714) 280-1360 or go online at
       Anaheim residents. ❚                                                                                www.hillsclubhouse.com. ❚



                                                                                                       5                                               Winter 2004    ❚   Anaheim
NEWS MAKERS
                                                                         An Overview of
                                                                         City Boards and
                                                                         Commissions
                                              Sheri Vander Dussen
                                                                                                              C I T Y,
                                                                                O A S S I S T I N G OV E R N I N G T H E
                                                                                ANAHEIM HAS SEVERAL BOARDS AND COM-
                    Introducing                                          MISSIONS THAT MAKE RECOMMENDATIONS TO

                Anaheim’s New                                            the City Council in an advisory capacity.
                                                                            In most instances, candidates must be a resident at least 18
                                                                         years old and qualified elector in Anaheim. All of the positions
              Planning Director                                          are appointed by the Anaheim City Council, and most are vol-
                                                                         untary. Appointees generally serve a four-year term. However,
                                                                         there are also occasionally unscheduled vacancies due to per-
              FTER AN EXTENSIVE SEARCH PROCESS ,                         sons already serving a term who are unable to continue for any
       SHERI VANDER DUSSEN RECENTLY STARTED                              reason and therefore resign.
                                                                            People interested in applying can call the City Clerk’s Office
   WORK AS THE CITY’S NEW PLANNING DIRECTOR.                             at (714) 765-5166 for more information and an application
   She takes the reins of the 96-person Planning Department that         form or access an application by logging on to www.ana-
   includes Advanced Planning, Zoning & Zoning Administration,           heim.net.
   Building, Code Enforcement & Licensing, and Economic                     At press time, the Mayor and City Council were in the
   Development.                                                          process of creating the Cultural and Heritage Commission.
      Vander Dussen had worked for the City of Irvine since 1986,        Members and meeting times of that new advisory body will
   joining the staff as a Senior Planner and then ascending to           run in the next issue of Anaheim Magazine.
   the position of Manager of Planning and Development in                   Current boards and commissions, and their members
   1990, a position she held for six years. Since 1996, she has          include:
   been Irvine’s Director of Community Development oversee-
   ing land use planning, annexations, building & safety, code           B UDGET A DVISORY                  related to the Anaheim Con-
   enforcement, environmental programs, waste management,                C OMMISSION                        vention Center. The Authority
   and business licenses.                                                Meets to review the City’s         meets the fourth Thursday
      She managed the department through the highest level of            Annual Budget and to dis-          of every month or at noon
   development in Irvine’s history, which resulted in more than          cuss and recommend on              at the Convention Center.
   37,000 dwelling units and 45 million square feet of non-res-          issues arising from the            Larry Slagle          6/30/04
   idential development during her tenure. She also implemented          Budget. It meets the third         Alden Esping          6/30/05
   Irvine’s Design Excellence Awards program, recognizing                Wednesday of each month            Pat Carroll           6/30/06
   developments that contributed to City goals of quality, acces-        at 3:30 P.M. in City Hall.         Paul Kott             6/30/06
   sibility, safety and open space.                                      Name            Term Expires       Ed Munson             6/30/07
      Vander Dussen graduated Magna Cum Laude from the                   Harry Sidhu           6/30/04
   University of California, Irvine with a Bachelor of Arts degree       Ralph Price           6/30/05      C OMMUNITY S ERVICES
   in Social Ecology. She has been a guest lecturer at UCI gradu-        David Stoll           6/30/05      B OARD
   ate courses in Urban Planning and Real Estate Development             Ed Perez              6/30/06      Makes recommendations to
   and a featured speaker at national and regional conferences           Lee Nguyen            6/30/07      the Council concerning the
   of the American Planning Association, the American Society of                                            City’s human services needs.
   Landscape Architects and the League of California Cities. She                                            The Board meets the second
   has also been an active member in various community activities        C OMMUNITY C ENTER                 Thursday of each month
   as a member of the Board of Directors of the Bellflower               A UTHORITY                         at 6 P. M . in the City Hall
   Christian Schools and as a Habitat for Humanity volunteer. ❚          Makes recommendations              Council Chambers. ➥


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                                                                                                                    NEWS MAKERS
Jack Holmes              6/30/04     Susan Faessel         06/30/05        Stephen Faessel        6/30/06    schedule will be established
Andrea Sinclair          6/30/04     Mary Hibbard          06/30/05        Charles Peltzer        6/30/06    in the near future.
Reina Gonzalez           6/30/04     Burton Fink           06/30/06        Lon Cahill             6/30/07    Frank Feldhaus      12/31/07
John Machiaverna         6/30/05     David Laviguer        06/30/06        John Elwell            6/30/07    Lorri Galloway      12/31/07
Esther Wallace           6/30/05     Robert Wadleigh       06/30/07                                          Cynthia Harriss     12/31/07
Michael Milliman         6/30/06                                           R EDEVELOPMENT AND
                                                                                                             Andrea Manes        12/31/07
Mary Sloan               6/30/06     PARKS & R ECREATION                   H OUSING C OMMISSION
                                                                                                             William Taormina    12/31/07
Frank Ramirez            6/30/06     C OMMISSION                           This body makes recommen-         Jackie Terrell      12/31/07
William Bullman          6/30/07     Makes recommendations on              dations to the Redevelopment      Carolyn Yellis      12/31/07
Robert Baeza             6/30/07     parks, park development and           Agency and City Council           Virginia Zlaket     12/31/07
Patricia Pina            6/30/07     recreation issues. It meets           on the City’s redevelop-          Jerry Zomorodian    12/31/07
Vivian Engelbrecht—Member Emeritus   the fourth Wednesday of the           ment efforts and Housing          Arte Moreno         12/31/07
                                     month at 5 P.M. at the Brook-         Authority activities. It meets    Vacant              12/31/07
THE GOLF COMMISSION                                                        the first and third Wednesday
                                     hurst Community Center.
Meets to provide input on                                                  of the month at 4 P.M. on the     W ORKFORCE
                                     Jack Knapil            6/30/04
policies and issues related to                                             10th floor of City Hall West.     I NVESTMENT B OARD
                                     Emma Monreal           6/30/05
Anaheim’s two municipally-                                                 Constantine Proussalis 6/30/03
                                     Scott Shoup            6/30/05                                          Meets to discuss business
owned golf courses. It meets                                               Steve Rosco             6/30/03
                                     Vacant                 6/30/06                                          and employment issues relat-
the fourth Thursday of each                                                Robert“Bobby”McDonald 6/30/04
                                     Terrina Picarello      6/30/06                                          ed to Anaheim’s workforce.
month at 4 P.M. in City Hall.                                              Maria Flores            6/30/05
                                     Rick Skinner           6/30/07                                          Meets the fourth Thursday
Kathy Wright         06/30/05        Donald Baldwin         6/30/07        Donald Yvaska           6/30/05   of each month at 3:30 P.M. in
Arlene Raab          06/30/05                                              Mary Ruth Pinson        6/30/05   City Hall West.
Patty Gaby           06/30/07        PLANNING COMMISSION                   Vacant                  6/30/06
                                                                                                             Ruben Alvarez        6/30/05
Frank “Bud” Schultz 06/30/07
                                     This body assists the City            S ENIOR C ITIZENS                 Joel Ayala           6/30/05
Tom Kresal           06/30/07
                                     Council with land use policy,                                           Robert Cashman       6/30/05
                                                                           C OMMISSION
I NVESTMENT                          and zoning decisions. It                                                Rebecca Cervantes    6/30/05
                                     meets every other Monday              Advises the Council on issues     Bertha Chavoya       6/30/05
A DVISORY B OARD                                                           relating to Senior Citizens.
                                     at 1:30 P. M . in City Hall                                             Gina Galasso         6/30/05
This Board meets quarterly on        Council Chambers.                     Candidates must be 60 or          Debi Hausdorfer      6/30/05
the third Tuesday of February,                                             older to serve on this com-       Bart Hoffman         6/30/05
May,August and November at           Paul Bostwick        6/30/04          mission. It meets the second
                                     James Vanderbilt     6/30/05                                            Jerome Hunter        6/30/05
2:30 P.M. in City Hall to review                                           Thursday of the month at          Frank Jocobson       6/30/05
City’s investment policies           Gail Eastman         6/30/05          1:30 P.M. in City Hall Council
                                     David Romero         6/30/06                                            June Kuehn           6/30/05
and portfolio. Appointment                                                 Chambers.                         Frank Lucero         6/30/05
recommends a work history            Kelly Buffa          6/30/06
                                     Jerry O’Connell      6/30/07          Ronald E. Costello      6/30/04   Gary McGuire.        6/30/05
or education in finance.                                                   Beryle Koenig           6/30/04   Jean Melnikoff       6/30/05
                                     Cecilia Flores       6/30/07
Thomas Beitler           6/30/04                                           I. J.“Kitty” Preston    6/30/05   Mike Neben           6/30/05
Dominic Daddario         6/30/05                                           Ethel Clayton           6/30/05   Robert Nelson        6/30/05
                                     PUBLIC UTILITIES BOARD
Jack Schrader            6/30/06                                           Pauline Berry           6/30/06   Auslyn Nieto         6/30/05
Ken Stark                6/30/07     This board serves in an advi-         Donald Coakley          6/30/06   Joseph Paquette      6/30/05
James Riley              6/30/07     sory capacity to the Council          Charlotte DeVaul        6/30/06   Buddy Ray            6/30/05
                                     regarding issues related to the                                         Joanna Rodgers       6/30/05
L IBRARY B OARD                      delivery of electric and water.       S ESQUICENTENNIAL                 Robert Sarna, Sr.    6/30/05
This body makes recommen-            It meets the first Thursday of        C OMMISSION                       Doug Shively         6/30/05
dations concerning Library           each month at 3 P.M. on the           Citizens serve and make rec-      Elisa Stipkovich     6/30/05
policies. It meets the second        11th floor of City Hall West.         ommendations to the City          Carol Stuart         6/30/05
Monday of the month at 6:30          Patricia Velasquez      6/30/05       related to the upcoming 150th     Phyllis Watanabe     6/30/05
P.M. in the Central Library          Paul Rich              6/30/05        anniversary of the found-         Freida Wolden        6/30/05
Board Conference Room.               Marcia Garten          6/30/05        ing of Anaheim. A meeting         Michael Worley       6/30/05 ❚



                                                                       7                                             Winter 2004   ❚   Anaheim
WELCOME TO
THE BEST
SPORTS
CITY IN
                            A World Series Championship
                            and a serious run for the
                            Stanley Cup helped carve
                            a new identity for Anaheim



AMERICA
Anaheim   ❚   Winter 2004           8
    Buoyed by a World Championship                                      early January with a 16-game schedule. They will be part of the
                                                                        National Lacrosse League’s newly formed Western Division along
    baseball team and a Cinderella hockey                               with Arizona, Calgary, Colorado, San Jose and Vancouver.
                                                                          “Indoor professional lacrosse is a furiously fast-paced contest
    team that came within one game of                                   that local fans will find hard to resist. The game combines the
                                                                        physical play of hockey with the scoring and play-making style
    winning the Stanley Cup, Anaheim                                    of basketball. It appeals to mainstream sports fans across the
    was recently named the Best Sports                                  country,” said Tim Ryan, General Manager of Arrowhead Pond.
                                                                          The Arrowhead Pond will also host the World Badminton
    City for 2003 by one of the nation’s top sports publi-              Championships in spring 2005, featuring 400 athletes from 60
    cations, Sporting News. The City is sharing the award with Los      countries. The International Badminton Federation awarded the
    Angeles due to the combined accomplishments of the two neigh-       Championships to Anaheim over Denmark thanks to a success-
    boring cities.                                                      ful bidding effort by USA Badminton, the Arrowhead Pond and
      “Because we try and reward quality over quantity in our rat-      the Los Angeles Sports Council.
    ings, the Angels’ world championship last fall and the Ducks’         “This is such a coup to be awarded the 2005 Badminton World
    Western Conference title this spring were impressive bookends       Championships and the 2004 U.S. Team Trials for Gymnastics
    to a remarkable year,” said Sporting News executive editor Bob      in the same year that we’re hosting the World Gymnastics
    Hille. “Even without an NFL team, Los Angeles had an 11-2 USC       Championships. There is no doubt about it—the Arrowhead
    team with Heisman Trophy quarterback Carson Palmer and              Pond and Orange County have been recognized as a destination
                                                                        for major national and international sporting events,”added Ryan.
                                                                          According to the U.S. Olympic Committee, there are 1.7 million
“   THE ANGELS’ WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP LAST
FALL AND THE DUCKS’ WESTERN CONFERENCE
                                                                        Americans who play badminton, and Southern California is the
                                                                        nation’s hotbed with more than 100,000 participants.
 TITLE THIS SPRING WERE IMPRESSIVE                                        Baseball and ice hockey may still be the most popular games
                                                                        in town, but with the help of gymnastics, lacrosse, badminton
       BOOKENDS TO A REMARKABLE YEAR.                                   and many others, Anaheim is poised to capture the imagination
  — sporting news executive editor bob hille                    ”       of sports enthusiasts everywhere. ❚


    offers the passionate sports fan everything from cycling and
    soccer at the new Home Depot Center to Winston Cup racing
    at California Speedway to golf, tennis, horse racing and more.”
       The editors of Sporting News took a 12-month snapshot of the
    sports climate from July to July. They put a premium on regular
    season won-lost records; playoff berths; championships; overall
    fan fervor; sports atmosphere and fan knowledge; abundance          2003-2004 Anaheim Storm Home Game Schedule
    of teams; stadium/arena quality and other related criteria.                                   Jan. 10        vs.     Arizona
       This marks the ninth year Sporting News has handed out the
    Best Sports City award. Anaheim joins notable past winners                                    Jan. 18        vs.     Buffalo
    including Boston (2002), New York (2001, 1999), St. Louis (2000)                              Jan. 25        vs.     San Jose
    and Detroit (1998).
       Coming on the heels of the award, Anaheim’s stature as a                                   Feb. 8         vs.     Calgary
    premier sports city has been enhanced even more with recent                                   Feb. 27        vs.     Colorado
    events and announcements.
       In August, the Pond hosted the World Gymnastics Champion-                                  Mar. 5         vs.     Rochester
    ships. Athletes from 70 countries competed at the Pond for eight                              Mar. 13        vs.     Vancouver
    days including several gymnasts who are expected to take home
    medals in the upcoming Olympic Games. The competition was                                     Apr. 2         vs.     San Jose
    televised throughout the world and Anaheim drew rave reviews
    as a top-notch host city. Those efforts contributed to gymnastics   Tickets are $8-$30 available at ticketmaster.com, the Arrowhead Pond Box Office,
    returning to the Pond in 2004 when the City hosts the U.S.          by phone at (714) 740-2000 and at all Ticketmaster outlets. For general team information,
    Olympics Team Trials.                                               visit www.anaheimstorm.com or call (714) 704-2934.
       Also this past summer, the National Lacrosse League announced    $3 DISCOUNT OPENING NIGHT SPECIAL! Anaheim residents save $3 off the January 10
    the move of the former New Jersey franchise to Anaheim. The new     opening night game tickets normally priced $16 and $22. Show proof of Anaheim
    Anaheim Storm will join the 12-team league and begin play in        residency at the box office. Limit of 8 discounted tickets per person.



                                                                    9                                                         Winter 2004        ❚   Anaheim
                                                CALENDAR                      OF         EVENTS




   Upcoming events at               Public events at                              Selected events at                   Upcoming shows at

   The Arrowhead                    The Anaheim                                   The Grove                            The House
   Pond of                          Convention                                    of Anaheim                           of Blues
   Anaheim                          Center                                        2200 East Katella Avenue             Downtown Disney
                                                                                  (714) 712-2700                       (714) 778-BLUE
   2695 E. Katella Avenue           800 West Katella Avenue
   (714) 704-2420                   (714) 765-8950

   4 December                       5-7 December                                  8 December
   CMT Most Wanted Live Tour        National Geographic Warehouse Sale            Vans Off the Wall Club Tour
   featuring RASCAL FLATTS                                                        featuring T.S.O.L. / The Dwarves /
                                    U.S. Futsal National Championship
   with Special Guest Chris Cagle                                                 Death By Stereo / Western Waste      5 December
   plus Brian McComas
                                    14-20 December                                                                     ▲ George Thorogood
                                    AUHSD Basketball Tournament/                                                       and the Destroyers
                                    Cheerleading Competition
                                                                                                                       6   December
                                    27 December                                   9 December                           Royal Crown Revue
                                    Vietnamese New Years Party                    ▲ Tom Jones

                                    24 January                                                                         12 December
   6 December                                                                                                          Super Diamond
                                    The American Championships
   John R. Wooden Classic
                                    Cheerleading Competition
   College Basketball Tournament                                                                                       13 December
   UCLA vs. Kentucky                31-1 Jan./Feb.                                19 December                          Big Bad Voodoo Daddy
   Stanford vs. Kansas              The Great American Train Show                 ▲ Tower of Power

                                    5-8 February
                                                                                  22-28 December
   25-4 Dec./Jan.                   Anaheim Sportsman’s Expo
   Disney on Ice
                                                                                  Rent                                 19 December
                                    7-8 February                                                                       ▲ The Fabulous Thunderbirds
                                    Yeah Baby Expo                                3 January
                                    8 February                                    English Beat’s Dave Wakeling
   17 Feb.                          Professional Bowlers Assoc.
                                                                                  The Specials’ Neville Staple
                                                                                  The Toasters
    Stars on Ice
                                    14 February                                   Untouchables
                                                                                  Skeletones
                                                                                                                       20 December
                                    Fellowship of Christian Cheerleaders                                               ▲ Berlin

   21 February                      28 February                                   23 January                           27 December
   Harlem Globetrotters             United Spirit Cheerleading Competition        Bill Engvall                         Styx


Anaheim    ❚   Winter 2004                                                   10
         Mighty Ducks of Anaheim
              2003-2004 Regular Season Schedule
Wed.     Oct. 8     @    Dallas         5:00 PM         Tues.    Jan.   13    @    Colorado            6:00      PM
Thurs.   Oct. 9     @    Nashville      5:00 PM         Thurs.   Jan.   15    @    Edmonton            6:00      PM
Sun.     Oct. 12   vs.   PHOENIX        5:00 PM         Sat.     Jan.   17    @    Vancouver           7:00      PM
Fri.     Oct. 17   vs.   OTTAWA         7:30 PM         Mon.     Jan.   19   vs.   CALGARY             5:00      PM
Sun.     Oct. 19   vs.   BOSTON         5:00 PM         Wed.     Jan.   21   vs.   DETROIT             7:30      PM
Tues.    Oct. 21    @    San Jose       7:30 PM         Fri.     Jan.   23   vs.   MINNESOTA           7:30      PM
Wed.     Oct. 22   vs.   PHILADELPHIA   7:30 PM         Sat.     Jan.   24    @    Los Angeles         7:30      PM
Fri.     Oct. 24   vs.   BUFFALO        7:30 PM         Wed.     Jan.   28   vs.   LOS ANGELES         7:30      PM
Sun.     Oct. 26   vs.   CHICAGO        5:00 PM         Fri.     Jan.   30   vs.   COLORADO            7:30      PM
Tues.    Oct. 28    @    NY Rangers     4:30 PM         Sun.     Feb.   1     @    Calgary             5:00      PM
Wed.     Oct. 29    @    Washington     4:00 PM         Mon.     Feb.   2     @    Edmonton            6:00      PM
Sat.     Nov. 1     @    NY Islanders   10:00 AM        Wed.     Feb.   4    vs.   CAROLINA            7:30      PM
Sun.     Nov. 2     @    Chicago        4:00 PM
Tues.    Nov. 4     @    St. Louis      5:00 PM            Sat./Sun.Feb. 7-8 NHL All-Star Weekend
Sat.     Nov. 8     @    Phoenix        6:00 PM                     Minneapolis, MN
Sun.     Nov. 9    vs.   PHOENIX        5:00 PM
Wed.     Nov. 12   vs.   TORONTO        7:30 PM         Wed.     Feb. 11     vs.   PHOENIX             7:30      PM
Sun.     Nov. 16   vs.   ST. LOUIS      5:00 PM         Fri.     Feb. 13      @    Calgary             6:00      PM
Tues.    Nov. 18    @    Colorado       5:00 PM         Sat.     Feb. 14      @    Vancouver           7:00      PM
Wed.     Nov. 19    @    Dallas         5:30 PM         Mon.     Feb. 16     vs.   DALLAS              5:00      PM
Fri.     Nov. 21   vs.   NASHVILLE      7:30 PM         Wed.     Feb. 18     vs.   COLUMBUS            7:30      PM
Wed.     Nov. 26   vs.   NEW JERSEY     7:30 PM         Fri.     Feb. 20     vs.   NASHVILLE           7:30      PM
Fri.     Nov. 28   vs.   CHICAGO        1:00 PM         Sun.     Feb. 22      @    Dallas              1:00      PM
Sun.     Nov. 30    @    Minnesota      3:30 PM         Mon.     Feb. 23      @    Phoenix             6:00      PM
Tues.    Dec. 2     @    Columbus       4:00 PM         Wed.     Feb. 25     vs.   EDMONTON            7:30      PM
Wed.     Dec. 3     @    Detroit        4:30 PM         Sat.     Feb. 28      @    Los Angeles         1:00      PM
Fri.     Dec. 5     @    Atlanta        4:30 PM         Sun.     Feb. 29     vs.   LOS ANGELES         1:00      PM
Sun.     Dec. 7    vs.   DALLAS         5:00 PM         Wed.     Mar. 3      vs.   MINNESOTA           7:30      PM
Wed.     Dec. 10   vs.   SAN JOSE       7:30 PM         Fri.     Mar. 5       @    Chicago             5:30      PM
Sat.     Dec. 13    @    San Jose       7:30 PM         Sat.     Mar. 6       @    Pittsburgh          4:30      PM
Sun.     Dec. 14   vs.   EDMONTON       5:00 PM         Mon.     Mar. 8      vs.   MONTREAL            7:30      PM
Fri.     Dec. 19   vs.   COLORADO       7:30 PM         Fri.     Mar. 12     vs.   NY ISLANDERS        7:30      PM
Sun.     Dec. 21   vs.   SAN JOSE       5:00 PM         Sun.     Mar. 14      @    Los Angeles         1:00      PM
Mon.     Dec. 22    @    San Jose       7:30 PM         Tues.    Mar. 16      @    Phoenix             6:00      PM
Sat.     Dec. 27    @    Florida        4:30 PM         Wed.     Mar. 17     vs.   ST. LOUIS           7:30      PM
Mon.     Dec. 29    @    Tampa Bay      4:00 PM         Fri.     Mar. 19     vs.   SAN JOSE            7:30      PM
Wed.     Dec. 31    @    Carolina       4:30 PM         Sun.     Mar. 21     vs.   DETROIT             5:00      PM
Fri.     Jan. 2     @    Buffalo        5:00 PM         Tues.    Mar. 23      @    Nashville           5:00      PM
Sat.     Jan. 3     @    Detroit        4:30 PM         Thurs.   Mar. 25      @    St. Louis           5:00      PM
Mon.     Jan. 5    vs.   DALLAS         7:30 PM         Fri.     Mar. 26      @    Columbus            4:00      PM
Wed.     Jan. 7    vs.   LOS ANGELES    7:30 PM         Sun.     Mar. 28      @    Minnesota           1:00      PM
Fri.     Jan. 9    vs.   VANCOUVER      7:30 PM         Wed.     Mar. 31     vs.   VANCOUVER           7:30      PM
Sun.     Jan. 11   vs.   COLUMBUS       5:00 PM         Sun.     Apr. 4      vs.   CALGARY             1:00      PM


                                                                                      * All Start Times Are Pacific



                                                   11                                        Winter 2004     ❚   Anaheim
Like an artist mixing watercolors to paint a masterpiece,
the great chefs of Anaheim are combining a full palette of
bold and subtle flavors, textures, and ever-changing com-
binations of ingredients to win over the hearts, minds and
stomachs of an increasingly sophisticated dining audience.
These chefs and the restaurants they work for are leaders in
setting a new dining standard throughout Southern              sure their kitchens run like well oiled machines. But
California—a standard fueled by more attention and             they still find ways to make the work fun in high
more competition, blending together to enhance                 volume, high pressure situations while serving
Anaheim’s stature as a dining destination.                     customers whose expectations have steadily risen
   Triggered by exciting changes in The Anaheim                throughout the years.
Resort, that attention has heightened interest not only          Most of all, these passionate artists find a way to
in how people play and work, but how they eat as well.         blend the vision of their owners and inject it with
   Each of these chefs is unique, but they also have           their own personal sense of style.
much in common. All are not afraid to experiment—                The result is a vibrant restaurant community
in fact, the continued success of the restaurants they         that satisfies and excites the demanding standards
run depends on it.                                             of guests who travel to Anaheim from throughout
   They work hard, but enjoy their work and the                the world and a local population that’s grown more
constant challenge of maintaining the highest stan-            sophisticated as the local dining scene has matured.
dards and culinary creativity.                                   Here then, are four of the best chefs that Anaheim
   The great chefs are also team builders who make             has to offer.


                                                          13                                             Winter 2004   ❚   Anaheim
Napa Rose

Tucked into a quiet corner of Disney’s Grand Californian                                                             around a spacious exhibition kitchen where the
Hotel, the Napa Rose could aptly be called Executive Chef                                                            culinary staff puts on a constant show in full view
Andrew Sutton’s California Dining Adventure. He, along                                                               of guests.
with General Manager Michael Jordan, have created a dis-                                                                To complement Sutton’s gastronomic creations,
tinct vision of what California wine country cuisine should                                                          the Napa Rose offers a list of 300 wines, a stock
be and they execute it with perfection night in and night out.                                                       of 900 different wines and boasts a 16,000-bottle
   “At the Napa Rose, we celebrate California’s food and                                                             cellar. Jordan, a veteran restaurateur and sommelier,
wine,” said Chef Sutton recently.“The food we serve is hearty,                                                       seeks out great wines for the impressive collection.
wholesome and fresh, created to go with Californian wines,                                                              As further evidence of Jordan’s commitment
and those from the Napa region in particular.”                                                                       to providing the best possible wine experience,
   To fully enjoy the state’s rich culinary diversity, the menu
                                                                             Chef Andrew Sutton                      Napa Rose now features 26 staff who have passed
changes every season, and includes dishes such as the                        says the one dish                       the Level I Introductory Sommelier Course—the
pancetta-wrapped Catalina Island swordfish fillet with rock                                                          most at any restaurant west of the Mississippi,
shrimp and Manilla clam broth, a spit-roasted prime rib                      you must try is                         and the second-largest gathering in the nation.
of pork with ranch-style black beans and sauce chaparral,                                                               The Napa Rose wine list has many rare boutique
and Seven Sparkling Sins, described as an array of spicy
                                                                             “the sautéed hand                       wines with less than 100 cases produced. It also
lobster, smoked salmon, foie gras Torchon, caviar, sturgeon,                 harvested diver                         features many “discovery wines” that are delicious
truffled quail egg and cold water oysters.                                                                           and very affordable, yet also low-production and
   Sutton was recruited to lead the Napa Rose from the                       scallops with lemon                     hard to find.
Auberge du Soleil in Napa Valley, where he spent seven                                                                  Technically, the Napa Rose is located inside
years as executive chef for the Ivy Award-winning venue.
                                                                             lobster sauce                           Disney’s California Adventure theme park, but
This was after five years with Dean Fearing at the Five-                     accented with fresh                     don’t think for a minute that you’ve got to pay
Star, Five-Diamond award-winning Mansion on Turtle                                                                   admission for the privilege of eating there.
Creek in Dallas. Sutton is also a graduate of the prestigious                vanilla and a glass                        “You can easily valet park at Disney’s Grand
Culinary Institute of America and has completed a classical                                                          Californian Hotel, and this is complimentary
French apprenticeship.
                                                                             of chardonnay.”                         for five hours when you dine at the restaurant,”
   “Chef Sutton is the ideal chef for Napa Rose because of                                                           added Niven. ❚
                                                                             Napa Rose
his many years of experience in the California wine country
                                                                             1600 S. Disneyland Drive
and his thorough understanding of wines and food,” says
                                                                             in the Grand Californian Hotel
Mary Niven, vice president of food and beverage for the
                                                                             (714) 300-7170
Disneyland Resort.
                                                                             www.disneyland.com
   Inspired by the California Arts and Crafts architectural
style, Napa Rose is built in a half-oval design, wrapping

             A Taste of Anaheim

                                     In every part of Anaheim, there are little din-   Zankou Chicken is tucked away in a strip mall on         frequent this eatery. There’s also a full service Italian
     You’ve                          ers that the locals rave about. The kind of       west Ball Road but offers mouthwatering Middle
                                                                                       Eastern roasted chicken and beef, Zankou’s incredible
                                                                                                                                                market for those who prefer to cook authentic at
                                                                                                                                                home. 2175 W. Orange Ave. (714) 535-1948.
                                     places where people come from miles
                                                                                       garlic sauce will hook you for life the first time you
      got to                         around to savor the one-of-a-kind, must-try
                                     dishes time and time again. Some have an
                                                                                       try it. 2424 West Ball Rd. (714) 229-2060.                 If you’re in the mood for something different, try
                                                                                                                                                  the Peruvian cuisine at Norys. Very reasonably priced
                                     old fashioned charm that can’t be duplicat-       You can’t mention Mama Cozza’s without also includ- and friendly atmosphere. Regulars rave about all the
  try these!                         ed—reminders of simpler days in Anaheim.
                                     Others are the best of exciting new cutting-
                                                                                       ing Luigi’s d’Italia when talking about the most pop- dishes but the flan and uniquely seasoned shrimp
                                                                                       ular family style Italian restaurants in Anaheim. Both fried rice get special mention here. 933 1/2 South
                                                                                       offer generous helpings of spaghetti, pizzas, and Euclid Ave. (714) 774-9115.
                                     edge flavors that give guests a choice of         pastas for legions of loyal customers. Mama Cozza’s
  An unofficial list of the          palette-pleasing entrees. Based purely on         Italian Restaurant, 2170 W. Ball Rd. (714) 635-0063. It’s 1955 all over again when you visit The La Palma
  best that neighborhood             subjective input from folks who’ve lived and      Luigi’s d’Italia, 801 S. St. College Blvd. (714) 533-1300. Chicken Pie Shop. Loyal customers come back time
                                                                                                                                                  and again to this neighborhood institution that
                                     worked in Anaheim for years, here’s a sam-
         restaurants offer           pling of some of the great little places that
                                                                                       Cortina’s Italian Market and Delicatessen has been continues to pack them in with hearty chicken pies,
                                                                                       around since 1963 and has the best canolis found traditional American cuisine and 50s décor. 928 N.
              in Anaheim             will drive your taste buds wild.                  outside of New York City according to those who Euclid Ave. (714) 533-2021.


     Anaheim     ❚   Winter 2004                                                          14
The Catch

The Catch Restaurant instantly became one of
Anaheim’s hottest restaurants after it opened in
August 2002. Of course, being the closest fine
dining place to the hottest team in baseball didn’t
hurt, but it’s more than just championship base-
ball across the street that keeps people coming
back to the Manzella family’s newest venture.                                                                                    “Craig has a tremendous background in seafood from
  “The challenge,” according to Executive Chef                                                                                his days in culinary school in San Francisco, one of the
Craig Rouse, “is to make sure that every day we                                                                               premier seafood cities in the world. His years at Scott’s
deliver the best possible dining experience for a                                                                             Seafood are also an asset. He has great knowledge in all
wide variety of people who come here, whether
                                                                                       Chef Rouse says                        aspects of the kitchen; he’s creative and also a good admin-
they are local business people, sports fans, or con-                                   the one dish                           istrator and inspires an impressive loyalty from his staff.”
vention attendees.”                                                                                                           said co-owner Joe Manzella.
  It’s a philosophy that has been many years in                                        you must try is                           With the large Diamond Court banquet room as part of
the making.                                                                                                                   The Catch’s facilities, Craig and his staff can be challenged
  As a child, while all his friends were busy read-
                                                                                       “the Miso                              to serve as many as 650 guests at one time.
ing science fiction books, Craig Rouse would                                           Caramelized Chilean                       “We’re heavily influenced by conventions. When we see
spend hours upon hours devouring cookbooks.                                                                                   a big group coming to the city, we stock up on prime steaks,
The Betty Crocker cookbook became his bible.                                           Sea Bass served                        lobster, crab, foie gras and scallops. Conventioneers are big
At 19, Craig was accepted into the California                                                                                 spenders out to have a great time but that does create some
Culinary Institute in San Francisco as one of the
                                                                                       over Thai style                        unique operational challenges for us,” he notes.
youngest members of the class. After graduation,                                       fried rice.”                              Staying consistent and keeping high service levels are the
he joined Scott’s Seafood and worked for the                                                                                  biggest challenges, especially in a market where events can
popular chain for 15 years.                                                            The Catch                              heavily dictate business according to Manzella.
  His reputation attracted the attention of Joe,                                       1929 South St. College Ave.               “People want a true dining experience when they are out.
Michele and Peter Manzella who owned TAPS                                              (714) 257-0101                         We’re responding by integrating Southwestern, Asian and
Fish House & Brewery in Fullerton at the time.                                         www.catchanaheim.com                   Caribbean influences in what we serve. For us, there is a
The Manzellas started a two-year courtship to                                                                                 need to deliver items that emphasize the sweet, spicy and
lure him from Scott’s to work for them and over-                                                                              savory elements, combining lots of components for a mem-
see operations at TAPS and a new venture —                                                                                    orable meal,” he says.
resurrecting The Catch Restaurant in Anaheim,                                                                                     “The good news is that the level of dining in Anaheim
which had been closed prior to acquisition by                                                                                 has increased immensely. This area is becoming a focal
the Manzellas.                                                                                                                point in Orange County and in Southern California.” ❚



When you’re looking for something different, stop at  Sunday brunch at Casa Garcia will blow you away.           of New Orleans, Brennan’s Jazz Kitchen in Downtown    alive, try dining at Jagerhaus or The Lorelei Room at
Al Hallab Bakery on Brookhurst Avenue and try the     Mexicasa is located at 1778 W. Lincoln Ave. (714) 635-     Disney also serves up cajun cookin’ through and       the Phoenix Club. It’s impossible to resist an authen-
                                                      2612. El Conejo Feliz is located at 1750 W. Lincoln Ave.
best Lebanese pastries and ice cream. 512 S. Brookhurst                                                          through and the best bread pudding that’s all the     tic bratwurst smothered in sauerkraut, German fried
Ave. (714) 991-6768.                                  (714) 991-0450. Casa Garcia is located at 1201 W.          rave. 1590 S. Disneyland Drive (714) 776-5200.        potatoes, potato pancakes and more. And if those
                                                      Lincoln Ave. and 531 W. Chapman Ave. (714) 999-                                                                  don’t get you, then the apple strudel definitely will.
It’s only open for lunch, but Tony’s Deli-Hofbrau is 0088 and (714) 740-1108.                                    The Catal Restaurant and Uva Bar is also at
                                                                                                                                                                       Jagerhaus is located at 2525 E. Ball Road (714) 520-
a small, out-of-the-way place on South Anaheim                                                                   Downtown Disney and is one of the best people-
                                                                                                                                                                       9500. The Phoenix Club is located at 1340 S. Sanderson
Blvd. that piles the meat high on deli sandwiches Best known as the place to watch a game or a place             watching places to go in Anaheim. Try the second
                                                                                                                                                                       Ave. (714) 563-4166.
like few others in town. The potato salad, roast pork to play games, ESPN Zone in Downtown Disney is             story at Catal and watch guests from all over the
and corned beef sandwiches are highly recommend- also home to the ultimate comfort food—the Cookie               world walk by as you dine on a delicious and eye-
                                                                                                                                                                       Located across the street from the Pond and best
ed. 613 S. Anaheim Blvd. (714) 778-1151.              Sundae. It’s a chocolate chip cookie baked to order,       pleasing Mediterranean Rim cuisine. You can also
                                                                                                                                                                       known as the place to go before and after Ducks
                                                      two scoops of ice cream, whipped cream, chocolate          enjoy a glass of wine at the outside bar. A great way
Trying to pick a favorite Mexican restaurant from the syrup and chocolate shavings—all sizzling in a skillet                                                           and Angels games, JT Schmids Restaurant and
                                                                                                                 to spend a couple of hours. 1580 Disneyland Drive
dozens located in Anaheim is sure to start a spirited when it comes to your table. Mmmmmmm . . . . 1545                                                                Brewery packs them in with signature handcrafted
                                                                                                                 (714) 774-4442.
argument. However, three that stand out for their Disneyland Drive (714) 300-3776.                                                                                     microbeers brewed onsite — including recently
quality food and family friendly prices are Mexicasa,                                                            Anaheim was founded by German settlers and in introduced Anaheim Pale Ale—and a great assort-
El Conejo Feliz and La Casa Garcia. Locals advise the Aside from having the coolest looking piano this side      the spirit of keeping the Mother Colony’s heritage ment of wood-fired pizzas, steaks, seafood, ➥


                                                                                                      15                                                                     Winter 2004           ❚   Anaheim
The Anaheim White House

Ever since The Anaheim White House opened, owner
Bruno Serato has been a high profile fixture in the commu-
nity. In fact, he has achieved such status that most people
simply refer to him as Bruno.
   In 1987, he took over an old mansion originally built in
1909 that had been nestled in Anaheim’s orange groves for
decades. The home was eventually purchased in 1981 by
Jim and Barbara Stovall who drew up plans to build con-
dominiums on the site. Their consciences got the better of
them and instead, they opened the original White House                                                                                       sautéed veal scaloppini in a brandy-shallot glace,
Restaurant on New Year’s Eve 1981.                                                                   Chef Meza says                          braised Sonoma rabbit served over orzo pasta,
   The home has been largely preserved as it was originally                                                                                  and an extensive and beautiful display of pastries
built, lending itself to unique charms as guests dine in sev-                                        the one dish you                        and desserts.
eral intimate rooms throughout the home.                                                                                                        Presentation is everything at the Anaheim White
   Bruno travels to his native Italy at least once or twice a                                        must try is                             House—it’s a reflection of the blend between
year and to other destinations world wide, as well as being                                          “the filet mignon                       Bruno’s outgoing personality and Meza’s need to
extremely active in the community. Having a talented chef                                                                                    continue to challenge himself.
like Eddie Meza who is very comfortable behind the scenes                                            with porcini                               “Doing the same thing is boring. If you’re able
in the kitchen frees Bruno to do what he does best.                                                                                          to tweak a dish, it adds a little fun for me and it
    “I love Eddie’s attitude. He likes to try new things and                                         mushroom sauce.”                        creates a little fun on the floor. We are constantly
never gets upset if a problem happens. He listens to the                                                                                     concerned with our presentation and do a lot of
                                                                                                     The Anaheim White House
new ideas I bring back from my travels and is always open                                                                                    experimenting to keep coming up with some-
                                                                                                     887 S. Anaheim Blvd.
to trying something new,” said Bruno recently.                                                                                               thing new and different,” says Meza. “I love chal-
                                                                                                     (714) 772-1381
   A quiet man who seems to be most at home when he’s                                                                                        lenging myself and I think it shows in the work
                                                                                                     www.anaheimwhitehouse.com
creating beautiful food in the Anaheim White House’s                                                                                         when you do what you enjoy.”
kitchen, Meza has been with Bruno for 16 years. He started                                                                                      Bruno has also worked hard to be involved in
as a pastry chef when he was 22 at Bruno’s previous restau-                                                                                  the community. He has hosted the annual Paint
rant, La Vie en Rose. It was there that he began to polish                                                                                   Your Heart Out Anaheim fundraiser for 13 years,
his craft, studying French cuisine under Bruno’s tutelage.                                                                                   is an active board member on the Boys and Girls
When the White House opened, Bruno schooled him in                                                                                           Club and started a new charity this year called
Italian and American styles of cooking before promoting                                                                                      Catarina’s Club to honor his mother.
him to executive chef five years ago.                                                                                                           Bruno is quite clear why The Anaheim White
   Bruno’s mentoring has influenced Eddie and shaped a                                                                                       House has done so well over the years.
unique blend of experience that translates into distinctive                                                                                     “We have always believed in three key ele-
Northern Italian and French dishes served at the White                                                                                       ments to our success—great service, great food
House today. Guests can enjoy such notable dishes as lob-                                                                                    and great décor. We must be doing it right because
ster ravioli served with ginger and citrus sauce, Norwegian                                                                                  we’ve been here for 16 years now and our local
salmon served over wilted spinach and an orange sauce,                                                                                       business is a good as ever.” ❚



salads and burgers. Live rock and roll on the patio on  The Filling Station Anaheim Colony just opened in       décor is like your grandma’s kitchen, but the food is   ago. Come early on Friday and Saturday nights if
Friday and Saturday nights also makes it a popular      mid-October and offers mouthwatering pies and           undeniably great. Try the Apple pancake, which is       you don’t want to wait for a table. 8022 E. Santa Ana
nightspot among locals every weekend. 2610 E.           pastries, burgers—including the “Marlowe Burger”        as big as a rug that even those with the heartiest      Canyon Rd. (714) 974-6660.
Katella Ave. (714) 634-9200.                            billed as the Ultimate Burger and voted one of the      appetites will have trouble finishing. Simple and
                                                        best in Orange County—and other hearty fare. In         superb. 1418 E. Lincoln Ave. (714) 535-9815.            Rosine’s is an east Anaheim family-owned eatery
Anaheim’s own “American Graffiti” is alive and well Downtown Anaheim at 195 Center Street Promenade                                                                     serving great Mediterranean styled chicken, lamb
with the rollerskating waitresses at Angelo’s Drive-In. (714) 535-4800.                                         People who enjoy good barbeque need to know             and beef dishes that keeps locals coming back
The popular State College location is a good old                                                                about Wood Ranch. This Anaheim Hills restaurant         time and time again. The rotisserie chicken with
fashioned “burger and fries in a basket” place that’s The Original Pancake House is one of those places         located in the Festival Shopping Center has been        garlic butter sauce and the garlic mashed pota-
always busy. And we’ve never seen a waitress fall with a unique folksy charm that’s hard to explain,            packing them in with its signature tri-tip beef         toes wows ‘em every time. 721 Weir Canyon Rd.
yet! 511 S. State College Blvd. (714) 533-1401.         but easy to appreciate. The floor tilts a bit and the   brisket, steaks and ribs since it opened four years     (714) 283-5141.


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Mr. Stox Restaurant

From the moment you meet him, it’s obvious                                                                                            It’s a challenge that the Marshalls and Raczek seem to
that Chef Scott Michael Raczek is a man who loves                                                                                  thrive upon. Complementing an extensive remodel over
his work.                                                                                                                          the past five years, their cuisine is American by name, but
   He has been with Mr. Stox for 18 years and his                                                                                  includes dishes of Italian, French, Asian and California
vision and strong kitchen leadership has been                                                                                      origins. The emphasis is always on freshness fueled by a
one of the reasons that Mr. Stox continues to be                                                                                   large herb and vegetable garden on the premises. Menu
one of the venerable mainstays in the Anaheim                                                                                      favorites include Maryland Crab Cakes on a Dijon sauce,
dining establishment. Under his guidance, the                                                                                      pan seared Halibut on pureed watercress sauce, Sesame
kitchen continues to reinvent itself, keeping a                                                                                    Seeded Ahi seared rare and served with papaya relish, and
fresh presentation for legions of loyal locals as                                                                                  a Grand Marnier soufflé that’s worth the 40 minute wait.
well as long-standing conventioneers who return                                            Chef Raczek says the                       This is also the place where gourmet breads and pastries
year after year for great food and one of the best                                                                                 have been elevated to an art form. Made on site in a steam
wine selections in Southern California.                                                    one dish you must                       injected stone hearth oven, they are as popular as any
   Even before he came to work for Mr. Stox,                                                                                       entrée among those who frequent Mr. Stox—so much so,
Raczek was a fixture in the City for a long, long                                          try is “Duck Confit,                    that they are now offered in local stores on a retail basis.
time. He grew up in Anaheim, the son of parents                                            made from an old                           Perhaps even more impressive is Mr. Stox wine cellar.
who operated the Grand Hotel during its heyday.                                                                                    Stocked with 23,000 bottles, since 1983, Mr. Stox has annu-
   “I’ve seen the local dining scene go from heavy                                         European recipe                         ally earned the Wine Spectator’s “Grand Award” given to
steak dinners served in dark bars to a more open                                                                                   only 93 restaurants in the world.
and honest relationship with customers who want                                            featuring a mesquite                       “Now, it’s about finding a great food and great wine bal-
to know what’s going on in the kitchen more                                                grilled duck breast                     ance, especially in Orange County where people are becom-
than ever before,” he noted recently.                                                                                              ing more demanding and insisting that a quality wine
   Mr. Stox originally opened for business in 1968                                         flavored by rock                        should be a part of their dining experience,” says Raczek.
under the ownership of Harry and Maurine                                                                                              Educating guests on wine and food is an ongoing
Fahnestock—hence the name Mr. Stox. In 1977,                                               salt, cognac and                        process. Raczek and Mr. Stox routinely offer guests the
the Marshall family purchased Mr. Stox and moved                                           oranges.”                               opportunity to meet with winemakers and offers several
west from New Jersey where they had operated a                                                                                     outings and participation dinners, including upcoming
seaside hotel and restaurant for almost 30 years.                                          Mr. Stox Restaurant                     events such as “Domestic Game and Big Red Wines” on
   Today, under the guidance of Ron, Chick                                                 1105 E. Katella Avenue                  January 9 and new Spanish Cuisine on April 2, 2004. ❚
and Debbie Marshall, Mr. Stox remains one of                                               (714) 634-2994
Anaheim’s most enduring and celebrated dining                                              mrstox.com
landmarks. Of course, getting to the top is one
thing, but to stay there for 26 years is quite another.
   “Our biggest challenge is being open to change.
We believe that significant changes must be made
in all areas including menus, décor and service.
We are constantly reinventing ourselves,” says co-
owner Ron Marshall.



Alvarados Kitchen is a relatively new addition to           If you’re looking for a nice quiet place to enjoy great   C OMING S OON ...                                      D ID W E M ISS
the Anaheim Hills dining scene that is getting rave         Italian food, try Foscari Italian Cuisine in Anaheim
reviews. This intimate locale features California cuisine   Hills. Owner Maria Foscari has been in the restaurant
                                                                                                                      Islands Restaurant is a tropical themed hamburger      YOUR FAVORITE
                                                                                                                      and salad restaurant that's perfect for dates or an    R ESTAURANT ?
highlighted by fresh fish specials that are highly          business since she was nine years old. She bakes her
                                                                                                                      inexpensive night out with the family. Opening in
recommended, especially when monk fish is on the            own breads and puts up stock pots of wonderful
                                                                                                                      mid-2004 at 5747 E. Santa Ana Canyon Road.
menu. The chef and host Alex Alvarado learned their         ingredients each morning to make sure her guests                                                                 If you’ve got a little gem in Anaheim that you’d like
craft well at Yves’ Bistro, another Hills favorite,         enjoy authentic home style Italian cooking that           Romano’s Macaroni Grill is a popular chain featur-     to share with our readers, tell us about it. We’ll run
where they worked for a number of years before              could only come from a mother's kitchen.. It’s wise       ing family style Italian food with an upscale décor.   the best of the rest in a future issue of Anaheim
striking out on their own. Give Alvarados a try at          to call for reservations on Friday and Saturday           Opening in mid-November at 8150 East Santa Ana         Magazine . Send to: Anaheim Magazine, 200 S.
430 S Anaheim Hills Rd. (714) 279-0550                      nights. 5645 E La Palma Ave. Ste. 170 (714)779-1777       Canyon Road.                                           Anaheim Blvd., Anaheim, CA 92805 ❚



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BUSINESS CONNECTION
                                                    for a minimum of six months for the sole pur-      RINSE & SAVE PROGRAM
                                                    pose of purchasing green power for Anaheim.
                                                    You determine how much money you would             S AVES WATER AND
                                                    like to contribute and which of the following      E NERGY C OSTS FOR
                                                    programs you would like to support.You may         ANAHEIM RESTAURANTS
                                                    cancel at any time.
                                                       Here are two programs to help provide                   NAHEIM RESTAURANTS ARE
                                                    green power for Anaheim:
                                                                                                               ELIGIBLE TO PARTICIPATE IN
                                                    G REEN P OWER           FOR THE       G RID :      Rinse & Save, a new water and energy con-
                                                                                                       servation program that will reduce water and
                                                       Help Utilities bring electricity to our city
                                                                                                       energy costs by replacing a single spray valve
                                                    via the regional electric grid that is generated
                                                                                                       in their kitchens.
                                                    from clean,renewable sources.Your contribu-
                                                                                                           When restaurant workers rinse dishes, up
                                                    tion benefits all of Anaheim’s customers by
                                                                                                       to 300 gallons of hot water go down the drain,
                                                    increasing renewable generation in Anaheim’s
                                                                                                       running up water and energy costs for the
                                                    power resource portfolio. Residential cus-
                                                                                                       owner.Hot water conservation in restaurants
                                                    tomers may sign up to voluntarily contribute
                                                                                                       is the focus of a new strategy for the California
   G REEN P OWER TAKES                              $1.50, $3 or $4.50 per 30-day billing period.
                                                                                                       Urban Water Conservation Council and its
                                                    Business customers may assist by voluntarily
   C ENTER S TAGE FOR                                                                                  water agency partners throughout California.
                                                    agreeing to pay $15, $30 or $45 per 30-day
   P UBLIC U TILITIES                                                                                  Through Rinse & Save,a door-to-door instal-
                                                    billing period.
                                                                                                       lation program for restaurants,nearly 17,000
              NAHEIM   PUBLIC UTILITIES             S UN P OWER         FOR THE
                                                                                                       spray valves will be replaced with more effi-
                                                                                                       cient high-velocity valves—free to qualifying
              IS COMMITTED TO BRINGING              S CHOOLS :
                                                                                                       food service facilities statewide.
   clean, green power to our customers. As we          You can make a contribution toward the              The simple processes of rinsing and clean-
   continue to gain experience with the tech-       purchase, installation and maintenance of          up constitute more than one-third of a restau-
   nologies of green power and increase public      solar power systems at Anaheim’s public and        rant’s water use.The high velocity of the new
   awareness of its benefits, we hope to make it    private schools, grades K-12.Your contribu-        spray valves enables water efficiency without
   more viable in the future.                       tion will help schools reduce their electric       compromising the kitchen staff’s operation.
      Green power refers to electricity generated   bills and increase environmental awareness.        The rinsing “muscle”is in the velocity, not in
   from renewable energy sources such as wind       In some cases, the solar power systems may         the volume of water. These new valves will
   and solar power, geothermal (steam) and          also serve to create lunch shelters or parking     save over six billion gallons of water and more
   various forms of biomass (organic waste).        lot coverage.Check with your tax advisor,since     than 40 million therms of energy statewide,
   These resources provide an unlimited supply      your contribution may be tax-deductible.           enough water to serve over 18,000 families
   of energy that is environmentally friendly.      Residential customers may voluntarily des-         and enough energy to heat 67,000 homes
   However,green power is also more expensive       ignate $1.50, $3 or $4.50 per 30-day period        annually.Each restaurant may save as much as
   than the bulk of our energy, which is gener-     for this program, while business customers         $1,000 per year in gas,water and sewer costs.
   ated from conventional sources such as coal,     may donate $15, $30 or $45 for the same                The program ends Dec. 31, 2003, or when
   oil and gas.                                     billing period.                                    17,000 installations are complete, whichever
      To help keep our electric rates low and to       Since its inception in 2002, nearly 400         occurs first.
   meet the state’s intent to increase the use of   pledges by residences and businesses have
                                                    been received, and we currently have five             For more information, contact Rinse & Save
   renewable resources, Utilities has designed                                                         at (800) 423-9896. ❚
   two voluntary programs to help provide green     schools that have made reservations for
   power for Anaheim.These programs will also       funds to develop solar energy systems. We
   assist Anaheim in meeting its goal to increase   still need more pledges to move forward with
   renewable resources to a minimum of 15 per-      these and future requests.
   cent by 2017. When you sign up for either           For more information on either program:
   program, you commit to having us add a fee       Call 765-3300 or visit www.anaheim.net and
   to your utility statement each billing period    click on Public Utilities. ❚


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                                                                                                     BUSINESS CONNECTION
L EADERSHIP A NAHEIM                               that will allow the Agency to provide loans       Anaheim and the Orange County Small
                                                   and sub-grants. Qualified property owners,        Business Development Center (SBDC).
S EEKING S TUDENTS                                 businesses and developers will benefit from          The one-on-one consultations are available
FOR C LASS OF 2004                                 the Revolving Loan Fund Program by gain-          on Tuesdays by appointment,and are offered
                                                   ing access to an affordable funding source to     at no cost to any Anaheim business owner,
        PPLICATIONS ARE NOW BEING                  finance cleanup activities.                       business employee, Anaheim resident, or
        ACCEPTED FOR          LEADERSHIP              The Agency previously received a               other individual interested in learning more
                                                   $200,000 environmental assessment grant           about starting a business in Anaheim.
Anaheim’s Class of 2004. The community-            from the EPA to conduct an initial assess-           The Center also offers business develop-
based program offers training for Anaheim’s        ment study for the Lincoln Landfill at the        ment seminars each quarter from experts
leaders of tomorrow by introducing them to         northeast corner of Lincoln Avenue and            and business professionals in the industry.
a variety of local government and civic lead-      Beach Boulevard.                                  These seminars are also available at no cost
ers and processes. It was founded with the            The Agency identified seven priority target    to Anaheim business owners and residents.
goal of seeking to identify and inform poten-      sites ranging in size from 4 to 25 acres in the      For more information, or to schedule a
tial leaders and to encourage them to become       City’s Redevelopment Project Areas. The pri-      consultation,call the SBDC at (714) 564-5200,
involved in Anaheim’s future.                      ority target sites include a former landfill, a   or the Small Business Assistance Center (714)
   The nine-month course exposes partici-          truck transfer facility, and vacant manufac-
pants to curriculum in leadership and man-                                                           765-4563. ❚
                                                   turing/industrial properties. Environmental
agement skills focusing on areas such as           cleanup activities are a critical component of
volunteerism, local civic and business             the target sites’ redevelopment plans, which
resources, cultural issues, tourism, trans-        include development of affordable and market
portation, education, public works, health-        rate housing, a modern commercial retail
care, civic unity and more. One of the most        center and a neighborhood park.
valuable assets of the program is the opportu-
                                                      For more information, contact Andrew Han
nity to meet and network with other emerging
community leaders.                                 at (714) 765-4539. ❚
   Classes meet all day on the second
Wednesday of each month beginning
February 11, 2004. Graduation takes place          T HE A NAHEIM S MALL
on November 4. The cost of the program is
                                                   B USINESS A SSISTANCE                             N EW C OLLEGE
$1,200 and includes class materials and meals
at each full day session.Scholarships are avail-   C ENTER O FFERS                                   B REAKS G ROUND
able on a limited basis.                           B USINESS S ERVICES                                       ONSTRUCTION IS UNDERWAY
   For more information or an application,         AND S EMINARS                                             ON WESTWOOD COLLEGE, A
contact Andrea Manes at (714) 991-8745 or
                                                                                                     new 50,000 square-foot campus being built
by email at anzom@aol.com. ❚                              HE ANAHEIM SMALL BUSINESS
                                                                                                     in the parking lot across from the Arrowhead
                                                          ASSISTANCE CENTER OFFERS                   Pond and next to the 57 Freeway on Douglass
                                                   complimentary business consultation services      Avenue. It replaces an old Anaheim campus
R EDEVELOPMENT                                     for pre-venture, business start-ups and           on West La Palma Avenue. The college is a
A GENCY AWARDED                                    established businesses in various areas of        technical school specializing in computer
                                                   business development.The Center will provide      networking,computer programming,graphic
$1 M ILLION G RANT                                 assistance with Business Formation (legal         design and computer assisted drafting. It
                                                   structure), Licensing and Permits, Taxes          will employ 30 staff members and have an
        HE U.S. E NVIRONMENTAL                                                                       enrollment of up to 600 students split evenly
                                                   and Employee Considerations,Business Plan
        PROTECTION AGENCY HAS                      Development, Marketing and Advertising,           between day and night time classes. One
awarded the Anaheim Redevelopment                  Strategic Planning, and Access to Capital;        other important thing to note—even after
Agency a $1 million grant to be used for the       as well as assistance with other relevant         it opens,limited parking will still be available
clean up of sites throughout Anaheim. The          business topics. These services are offered       on the site for people attending events at
grant will create a revolving loan program         through a partnership between the City of         the Pond. ❚


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                                                     I M P O RTA N T T E L E P H O N E N U M B E R S & W E B S I T E S


 Anaheim Municipal Government www.anaheim.net                                                                     Emergency Services                                                                                                 Police Department, Administration, 425 S. Harbor Boulevard
      General Information . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .765-5100                Fire . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (714) 533-1305              Business . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .765-1900
 Administration                                                                                                      Fire/Paramedic Emergency . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .911                        Emergency . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .911
      Mayor/City Council Offices . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .765-5247                   Police . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .(714) 765-1911             Gang Detail (Police) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .765-GANG
      City Manager’s Office . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .765-5162                Police Emergency . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .911                Gang Detail (en Espanol) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .765-1410
 City Management                                                                                                     24 Hr. Utility Emergency                                                                                        Parking/Traffic Violations
      City Attorney . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .765-5169                Electric outage/lines down . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .765-3300                              Traffic Bureau . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .765-1860
      City Clerk . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .765-5166             Water main/hydrant leaks . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .765-3300                             Payments (Impounds, Parking Citations, Court Dates) . . .765-5178
      Community Development . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .765-4300                              Earthquake Preparedness . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .765-4083                         Anaheim Police Department & Community Center (Anaheim Hills)
      Community Services . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .765-5191                       Report Street Flooding . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .765-6860                         8901 E. Santa Ana Canyon Road
      Convention, Sports & Entertainment . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .765-8950                         Employment                                                                                                               Business & Information . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .765-3800
      Finance . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .765-5195        Anaheim Career Employment Center                                                                           State of California
      Fire . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .765-4000             50 S. Anaheim Boulevard, #300 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .765-4350                           Department of Motor Vehicles . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (800) 777-0133
      Human Resources . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .765-5111                      www.anaheim.net/business/cec.html                                                                    Utilities and Services
      Planning . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .765-5139         Job Training Program . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .765-4342                  Water and Electricity
      Police . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .765-1900   Graffiti Removal                                                                                                         Anaheim Public Utilities, 201 S. Anaheim Boulevard
      Public Utilities . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .765-5137         Anaheim 24-Hour Hot Line . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .765-5200                                  www.anaheim.net
      Public Works . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .765-5176                 Report In Progress . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .765-1911                     Administration . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .765-5137
      Treasurer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .765-5117        Caltrans Hotline . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .(949) 724-2500                       Advantage Services/Conservation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .765-4250
 Arrowhead Pond of Anaheim 2695 E. Katella Avenue                                                                Housing Information                                                                                                      Customer Service . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .765-3300
      Administration . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .704-2400               Fair Housing Council                                                                                                 Emergency reporting of power outage, lines down
           www.arrowheadpond.com                                                                                           Labor . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .558-4159                   or water main/hydrant leaks . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .765-3300
      Mighty Ducks . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .704-2700                   Landlord-Tenant Problems . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .569-0823                             Spanish . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .765-3300
           www.mightyducks.com                                                                                       Homeless Shelters (Referral) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .956-5500                             Deaf/Hearing Impaired (TDD) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .765-5125
      Convention Center, 800 W. Katella . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .765-8950                            Neighborhood Preservation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .765-4340                              Electrical Engineering . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .765-5156
           Administration . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .765-8950            Library www.anaheim.net/library.html                                                                                     Water Engineering . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .765-5196
           Ticket Information . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 765-8900                 Administration . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .765-1810            Cable TV
      Visitor & Convention Bureau . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 765-8999                       Main Library, 500 W. Broadway . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .765-1880                                Adelphia Cable . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .(800) 626-6299
           www.anaheimoc.org                                                                                         Canyon Hills Branch, 400 Scout Trail . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .974-7630                          Garbage Collection
      Disneyland, 1313 S. Harbor Boulevard . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .781-4000                           Euclid Branch, 1340 S. Euclid . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .765-3625                          Anaheim Disposal, 1131 N. Blue Gum Street . . . . . . . . . . . .238-3300
           www.disneyland.com                                                                                        Haskett Branch, 2650 W. Broadway . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .821-0551                                 Billing Questions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .765-0125
      Edison International Field, 2000 Gene Autry Way                                                                Sunkist Branch, 901 S. Sunkist . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .765-3576                      Gas Service
      Anaheim Angels . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .940-2000                 Other Services                                                                                                       The Gas Company, 131 Center Street Promenade . .(800) 427-2200
           www.angelsbaseball.com                                                                                          Anaheim Museum, 241 S. Anaheim Boulevard . . . . . . . . .778-3301                                   Education
      Box Office . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 634-2000                Bookmobile . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .765-1880              Anaheim City (Elementary) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .517-7500
 Business Services and Economic Development                                                                                Anaheim History Room . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .765-1850                           www.acsd.k12.ca.us
      Business Licenses . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .765-5194                    Mother Colony House, 414 N. West Street . . . . . . . . . . . . .765-1850                                 Anaheim Union High (7-12) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .999-3511
      Chamber of Commerce, 201 E. Center Street . . . . . . . . . . . . . .758-0222                              Parks, Recreation & Community Services                                                                                   www.auhsd.k12.ca.us
           www.anaheimchamber.org                                                                                    Administration, 200 S. Anaheim Boulevard . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .765-5191                                Centralia (K-6) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .228-3100
      Economic Development . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .765-4323                     Anaheim Hills Golf Course, 6501 N. Nohl Ranch Road . . . . . . .998-3041                                        Magnolia (K-6) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .761-5533
 County of Orange www.oc.ca.gov                                                                                            Automatic Tee-Time Reservations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .765-GOLF                             Orange Unified (Anaheim Hills) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .997-6100
      Birth Certificates, 630 N. Broadway, Santa Ana . . . . . . . . . . . .834-3005                                       Restaurant . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .998-5300                   www.orangeusd.k12.ca.us
      County Government Information . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .834-5400                            Dad Miller Golf Course, 430 N. Gilbert Avenue . . . . . . . . . . . . .765-3481                                 Placentia Linda (K-12) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .996-2550
      Dog Licenses . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .935-7419                 Automatic Tee-Time Reservations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .765-GOLF                             Savanna (K-6) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .236-3800
      Health Department . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .834-7700                        Restaurant . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .535-8770            Santiago Community College (Anaheim Hills) . . . . . . . . . . . . .637-3071
      Marriage Licenses, 700 Civic Center Drive, Santa Ana . . . . . .834-3005                                       Neighborhood Services . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .765-4456                Streets, Traffic & Transportation
      Orange County Sheriff’s Department . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .647-7000                             Oak Canyon Nature Center, 6700 E. Walnut Canyon Road . . .998-8380                                              Flooding . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .765-6860
      Weather Reports . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .675-0503                Recreation Classes & Programs . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .765-5191                         Street Lights, Repair (Utility Operations) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .765-3300
 Community & Neighborhood Centers                                                                                    Therapeutic Recreation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 821-6510                   Street Repairs . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .765-6840
      Brookhurst Community Center, 2271 W. Crescent Avenue . . . .765-3373                                           Senior Citizens Programs . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .765-4510                    Street/Parkway Trees . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .765-6920
           West Anaheim Senior Programs . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .765-3415                        Records                                                                                                             Traffic Signal Repair . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .765-5202
      Downtown Community Center, 250 Center Street . . . . . . . . . .765-4500                                       City Clerk . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .765-5166        OC Transportation Authority . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .560-6282
           Senior Programs . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .765-4510             Planning, Zoning and Building                                                                                            www.octa.net
           Youth Center . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .765-4501              Building Inspections . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .765-5161                     Bus Schedule . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .636-RIDE
           Youth Boxing Club . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .765-4508                   Code Enforcement . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .765-5158             U.S. Government
      East Anaheim Community Center                                                                                  Planning Department . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .765-5139                   Immigration/Naturalization, 290 S. Anaheim Blvd. . . . .(800) 375-5283
           8201 E. Santa Ana Canyon Road . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .765-3904                       Public Safety                                                                                                       Postal Service . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .(800) 275-8777
           Senior Programs . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .921-9203                 Fire Department Administration, 201 S. Anaheim Boulevard, 3rd Floor                                             Social Security, 300 S. Harbor Boulevard, #310 . . . . . . . .(800) 772-1213
      Jeffrey-Lynne Neighborhood Center                                                                                    Business . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .765-4000       Voter Information
           1633 S. Jeffrey Drive . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .956-7145                     Emergency . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .911        City Clerk . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .765-5166
      Ponderosa Park Neighborhood Center                                                                             Bicycle Licenses . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .765-4000              County Registrar of Voters
           2100 S. Haster Street . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .750-2826                 Paramedic Billing . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .765-4060                      1300 S. Grand Avenue, Santa Ana . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .567-7600



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                                           C     ELEBRATIONS

                                                 HOLIDAY MAGIC TREE LIGHTING
                                                 Twila Reid Park
                                                 Friday, December 5, 6-8 P.M.
                                                 Begin the holiday season by joining the West Anaheim
                                                 Neighborhood Development Council at Twila Reid Park for
                                                 entertainment, a bonfire and a spectacular tree lighting
                                                 ceremony. A special guest will have goodies for the kids.

                                                 HOLIDAY VILLAGE AND TREE LIGHTING
                                                 Downtown Anaheim
                                                 Saturday, December 6, 3-7 P.M.
                                                 Corner of Clementine and Center Street Promenade. Ring
                                                 in the holidays with a very special tree lighting celebration.
                                                 Join the Nutcracker Holiday Committee, the City of Anaheim,
                                                 The Downtown Merchants Association and the Anaheim
                                                 Community Foundation for entertainment, food, and fun!
                                                 There will be rides for the children and a visit from some
                                                 “special” guests.

                                                 SUGAR PLUM HOLIDAY TREE LIGHTING
                                                 John Marshall Park
                                                 Saturday, December 13, 5-7 P.M.
                                                 Join the Rancho La Palma Neighborhood and Anaheim
                                                 Shores at John Marshall Park for their very special family
                                                 event. There will be entertainment, a bonfire, refreshments
                                                 and a visit from a very special guest.


         FOR MORE INFORMATION ON ALL OF THESE HOLIDAY EVENTS, CALL (714) 765-3267




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