A Candlelight Vigil will be held tonight, in honor of the families who have lost loved ones due to police actions in Anaheim, at the Anaheim Police headquarters, starting at 5 pm. The APD HQ is located at 425 S. Harbor Blvd., in Anaheim.
Here is what the event organizers posted on Faceboook about this Candlelight Vigil: “WE WILL BE HONORING OUR LOVED ONES ON THIS DAY..BRING YOUR CANDLES, BALLOONS, OR ANYTHING ELSE YOU WANT TO SHARE…THIS IS A VERY DIFFICULT TIME FOR ALL OF US, WE NEED TO STAND TOGETHER AND SHARE OUR FEELINGS AND OUR GRIEF AS ONE BIG FAMILY…TRAGEDY HAS BROUGHT US TOGETHER BUT LOVE WILL KEEP US TOGETHER!!!!!! UNITED WE WILL STAND AND UNITED WE WILL GET JUSTICE!!! IF YOU CAN’T MAKE IT LIGHT A CANDLE OR SAY A PRAYER THAT IS ALL WE ASK!!!!!”
Anaheim has been in turmoil for some time due to the clashes between the Anaheim Police and the Latino community and because of the massive hotel tax giveaway to wealthy hotel developer. That latter issue should be put to a vote, as we posted in an earlier article this week.
Anaheim residents also want ward-specific elections. Let’s see if the new Anaheim Council members will vote to give them that option…