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Anaheim Rejects Proposal Aimed at Boosting Latino Representation

Anaheim City Council

The Anaheim City Council heard public comments for over three hours Wednesday from residents who want voting districts they say will increase Latino representation. But the council rejected the proposal on a 3-2 vote.


Police shootings, violent crime both increase in Anaheim

Anaheim officers have killed five people since Jan. 1. Police say the shootings are intertwined with the rise in violent, gang-related crimes. The controversy over the fatal police shooting of an unarmed Anaheim man is part of a significant increase in both violent crime and officer-involved shootings in the city so far this year, according to records reviewed by The Times.


Anaheim residents warn that city is at risk of more violence

Anaheim residents on Thursday told City Council members that they blamed “outsiders” for the violence that welled up during last week’s street protests and warned that the city could be at “grave risk” of another riotous incident.


Hundreds decrying police violence march in Anaheim

Anaheim Protest

Hundreds of protesters denounced recent fatal police shootings and issued a call for peace in the community even as police arrested at least nine people in separate marches Sunday.


Protests reflect deep divisions in Anaheim

Anaheim Police Shooting

In a city best known for Disneyland, the Angels and the Ducks, the fatal police shootings of two Latino men over the weekend have uncorked days of furious, sometimes violent protests. The unrest has exposed long-simmering divisions in Anaheim between the glitz of Disney and professional sports and the struggles in some of the less prosperous Latino neighborhoods in Orange County's largest city.


24 Arrested at Police Protests in Anaheim, Calif.

Authorities remained on alert Wednesday after protesters set fires, smashed windows and threw rocks at officers in a fourth day of violent protests over deadly police shootings, ending with 24 arrests and several injuries.


Deadly police shooting in Anaheim sparks violent protests

Anaheim Police Shooting

The deadly police shooting of an unarmed man in Anaheim, Calif., on Saturday sparked a series of violent protests over the weekend, aggravating already high tensions between police and residents.


Kings owners get extension to file for relocation

The NBA has granted the owners of the Sacramento Kings an extension until May 2 to file paperwork requesting a relocation to Anaheim.


Sources: Sacramento Kings exploring relocation to Anaheim

The Sacramento Kings are exploring the possibility of applying to the NBA by the league's March 1 deadline for relocation to Anaheim for next season,


UFC 121: Velasquez thumps Lesnar, takes title at UFC 121

UFC 121: Velasquez thumps Lesnar, takes title at UFC 121

In a word, annihilation. The undefeated Cain Velasquez tore through Brock Lesnar in a career-defining performance, as he captured the heavyweight championship in the UFC 121 "Lesnar versus Velasquez" main event Saturday at the Honda Center in Anaheim, Calif. The end came 4 minutes, 12 seconds into Round 1, as Velasquez reached the mountaintop just nine fights into his professional career.


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