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July 7, 1990 | CRISTINA LEE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A Tokyo land developer, Pacific Islandia Resort Inc., has purchased the Sheraton-Anaheim Hotel for $35 million to $40 million and says it plans to acquire two more Orange County hotels. Pacific Islandia, through its U.S. subsidiary, Pacific Islandia Guam Inc., purchased the 500-room Sheraton-Anaheim from the Maloof family of Albuquerque, N.M. The Japanese developer said it plans to renovate the hotel, which opened in 1968 and is near Disneyland and the Anaheim Convention Center.
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March 13, 1998 | DARYL STRICKLAND
The Sheraton Anaheim Hotel, which fits into the Disneyland neighborhood with its castle theme, has been named the company's franchise hotel of the year. The hotel picked up the top award, a glass vase, at ITT Sheraton's North America owners and operators meeting in New Orleans, said Jeff Morse, the Anaheim hotel's general manager. The Sheraton chain consists of 450 properties. Morse credited owner Kaneyoshi Kawamoto's commitment as key to the hotel's success.
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March 13, 1998 | DARYL STRICKLAND
The Sheraton Anaheim Hotel, which fits into the Disneyland neighborhood with its castle theme, has been named the company's franchise hotel of the year. The hotel picked up the top award, a glass vase, at ITT Sheraton's North America owners and operators meeting in New Orleans, said Jeff Morse, the Anaheim hotel's general manager. The Sheraton chain consists of 450 properties. Morse credited owner Kaneyoshi Kawamoto's commitment as key to the hotel's success.
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February 20, 1992 | Chris Woodyard / Times staff writer
The Sheraton Anaheim hotel officially reopened Wednesday after a $15-million renovation that included a refurbishment of all 500 hotel rooms, restaurants, banquet facilities and the hotel lobby. A fire sprinkler system and other safety improvements were also installed. The hotel, on West Ball Road on the edge of Disneyland, was bought two years ago by Pacific Islandia Guam Inc., a U.S. subsidiary of a Japanese company, Pacific Islandia Resort Inc.
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February 20, 1992 | Chris Woodyard / Times staff writer
The Sheraton Anaheim hotel officially reopened Wednesday after a $15-million renovation that included a refurbishment of all 500 hotel rooms, restaurants, banquet facilities and the hotel lobby. A fire sprinkler system and other safety improvements were also installed. The hotel, on West Ball Road on the edge of Disneyland, was bought two years ago by Pacific Islandia Guam Inc., a U.S. subsidiary of a Japanese company, Pacific Islandia Resort Inc.
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August 26, 1989
Police arrested a Los Angeles man, whom they believe to be part of a theft ring operating in Southland hotels, after he allegedly tried to steal a woman's purse in an Anaheim hotel. A hotel security guard caught Tony Colon, 24, as he allegedly tried to flee the lobby of the Sheraton-Anaheim Hotel Wednesday morning, Police Sgt. Frank Van De Weerd said. Police believe that the suspect is a member of a Colombian ring active in hotel thefts in Orange and Los Angeles counties.
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September 19, 1996
The effects of the ongoing Santa Ana Freeway widening project through Anaheim will be the topic at the Sept. 26 luncheon meeting of the Chamber of Commerce Women's Division, which is open to the public. Kelly Vasquez, executive director of the Anaheim Transportation Network, will be the speaker for the noon luncheon at the Sheraton-Anaheim Hotel, 1015 W. Ball Road. Reservations and information: (714) 528-8070.
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January 18, 1997
Seven new directors have been installed as board members of the Anaheim/Orange County Visitor & Convention Bureau for 1997. The new directors, whose terms expire at the end of 1999, are Judy Bijlani, MainPlace/Santa Ana; Ron Marshall, Mr. Stox Restaurant; Jeff Morse, Sheraton Anaheim Hotel; William O'Connell, Best Western Stovall's Inn; Nort Rittmaster, Greyhound Exposition Services; Larry Slagle, Yellow Cab Co. of Orange County; and Barbara Sloate, Whirl-A-Round Tours.
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January 28, 1998 | DEBRA CANO
Information about the I-5 freeway improvements through north Orange County will be available at the Sheraton Anaheim hotel and Fullerton College beginning today through Feb. 25. The video kiosks provide information about the $1.1-billion project in English and Spanish. One kiosk will be in the lobby of the Sheraton, 1015 W. Ball Road in Anaheim. At Fullerton College, 321 E. Chapman Ave., a kiosk will be in the student center. Information: (714) 724-2077.
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July 7, 1990 | CRISTINA LEE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A Tokyo land developer, Pacific Islandia Resort Inc., has purchased the Sheraton-Anaheim Hotel for $35 million to $40 million and says it plans to acquire two more Orange County hotels. Pacific Islandia, through its U.S. subsidiary, Pacific Islandia Guam Inc., purchased the 500-room Sheraton-Anaheim from the Maloof family of Albuquerque, N.M. The Japanese developer said it plans to renovate the hotel, which opened in 1968 and is near Disneyland and the Anaheim Convention Center.
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August 26, 1989
Police arrested a Los Angeles man, whom they believe to be part of a theft ring operating in Southland hotels, after he allegedly tried to steal a woman's purse in an Anaheim hotel. A hotel security guard caught Tony Colon, 24, as he allegedly tried to flee the lobby of the Sheraton-Anaheim Hotel Wednesday morning, Police Sgt. Frank Van De Weerd said. Police believe that the suspect is a member of a Colombian ring active in hotel thefts in Orange and Los Angeles counties.
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August 8, 1990 | Christina Lee Times staff writer
Hotelier House-Hunting: Kaneyoshi Kawamoto, the Sheraton Anaheim Hotel's new owner, is house-hunting. He said in a recent interview that he's looking for a home near the hotel that he purchased in June for nearly $40 million. The British-educated Japanese businessman, who plans to split his time between Japan and Orange County, said a major renovation of the hotel's castle-like structure will start next month.
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September 29, 1985 | Ray Perez \f7
The California State Foster Parents Assn. will sponsor its 9th annual Foster Parent Training Conference at the Sheraton-Anaheim Hotel beginning Friday. Nina Coake of Fontana, the association's vice president for the southern region, said the three-day conference will focus on "Families Who Care." She said the workshop, which runs from Friday through Sunday, will focus on the special interests, needs and problems of foster parents. Dr.
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