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Message from Chief of Police David Valentin

Santa Ana Police Chief David Valentin has issued a video message today to address serious misinformation that has recently been reported about police activities and to assure the public that all Santa Ana Police Department officers and staff are held to the highest standard. The misinformation was reported on a blog about the Major Enforcement … Continued

Youth Sports Co-Ed Rookie Baseball registration opening soon

The Parks, Recreation, and Community Services Agency will open registration for Youth Sports Co-Ed Rookie Baseball for the June-August 2022 season. Registration dates and times June 1 June 4 June 6 June 8 June 11 June 13 Registration is open to boys and girls Pre-K to 8th grade. Cost $38 per child (includes shirt and … Continued

Notice of public hearing concerning proposed changes to residential, multifamily, commercial, industrial, and construction, and demolition solid waste collection rates

Background The City Council has previously determined the collection and disposal of solid waste in the City is a service to be performed by a private company, under an exclusive franchise agreement. The exclusive franchise agreement with Republic Services was approved by the City Council on August 17, 2021. The rates for solid waste collection … Continued

Draft Parks Master Plan available for review and feedback

The draft Parks Master Plan is now available for review. Read it on our website.  Submit your thoughts about the draft plan on our online comment form. What is the Parks Master Plan? The Parks Master Plan that guides our investment in parks, facilities, trails, and open space over the next ten years! They say … Continued

Free Food Distributions in Santa Ana

Mondays, Delhi Center Free food for all, 10-11:30 a.m. at Delhi Center, 505. E. Central Ave., Santa Ana. Contact: (714) 481-9600. Mondays, Elks Lodge Free food for seniors age 65 or older, 12-2 p.m., at the Elks Lodge Santa Ana, 1751 S. Lyon St., Santa Ana. Contact: (714) 547-7794. Thursdays, OC First Assembly Free groceries … Continued

City Manager’s Homeless Update for April 5, 2022

The City of Santa Ana is a leader in Orange County in addressing homelessness. City Manager Kristine Ridge provides a monthly update on these efforts to the City Council. Watch the Homeless Update presentation for April 2022 below. Learn more about how the City is addressing homelessness in our community by visiting our Homeless Services … Continued

Hit and run fatal traffic collision – 1400 N Main Street

On 04/09/2022, at 0212 hours, the Santa Ana Police Department received several calls regarding a two-vehicle traffic collision at the intersection of Main Street/14th Street. Citizens had reported that one of the vehicles was overturned and the driver was trapped. When officers arrived on scene, they located the overturned vehicle, a 2005 Chevrolet Colorado. It was occupied by one individual who … Continued

Santa Ana named Tree City USA for 23rd consecutive year

The Arbor Day Foundation has named Santa Ana a 2021 Tree City USA in recognition of the City’s commitment to effectively incorporating urban forest management in the community. This is the 23rd consecutive year that Santa Ana has received the honor. In addition, the City received the Growth Award for planting, watering, and maintaining trees … Continued

COSAS: City Manager’s Newsletter for March 31, 2022

In this edition of COSAS, find out how to participate in the City budget process, get working with a career fair and a youth employment program, learn how to apply for new affordable housing, and find out about many fun and educational programs and events. Spotlight Photo Butterflies and Soccer at Centennial Park Photo Credit: … Continued

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