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Inaugural Mid-Autumn Festival to Celebrate Asian Culture

The inaugural Mid-Autumn Festival hosted by the City of Santa Ana will take place on Saturday, October 1, 2022, from 4 to 9 p.m. at Rosita Park. This free community event will highlight Asian cultures and celebrate Santa Ana’s large Vietnamese community. The festival will include a lion dance, drum performance, traditional dances and musical … Continued

42nd annual Fiestas Patrias festival returns Sept. 17-18

Musicians Beatriz Adriana , Raymix, and El Chapo de Sinaloa are headlining. SANTA ANA, Calif. – The City of Santa Ana’s 42nd annual Fiestas Patrias festival celebrating our community’s vibrant Latino and Hispanic culture is back after a two-year absence during the pandemic. Fiestas Patrias is taking place on Saturday, September 17, and Sunday, September … Continued

Cooling Centers Open Through Labor Day

The City of Santa Ana is opening cooling centers through September 5 during the forecast heat wave. The National Weather Service has issued an excessive heat warning that will remain in effect until 8 p.m. Monday (Labor Day) for Orange County inland areas, including Santa Ana. Dangerously hot conditions with temperatures 97 to 104 degrees … Continued

Inaugural Chicano Heritage Festival kicks off August 28

The City of Santa Ana’s inaugural Chicano Heritage Festival will take place on Sunday, August 28, 2022, from 12 to 8 p.m. at El Salvador Park. This free community event will include live music, kids’ activities, food trucks, exhibitors, and a car show. Celebrating the Santa Ana City Council’s proclamation recognizing August as Chicano Heritage … Continued

4th Street to close between Ross and Broadway

The Orange County Transportation Authority announced that 4th Street from Ross Street to Broadway will be closed starting as early as August 15 for OC Streetcar construction. The closure will be in place day and night for the duration of the work. Please follow detour signage.

Rent Stabilization Ordinance allowable rent increase update

The City of Santa Ana adopted a Rent Stabilization Ordinance effective November 19, 2021, that limits rent increases to the lower of 3% per year, or 80% of the percent change in the Consumer Price Index over the most recent 12-month period. The allowable rent increase for rental units and mobilehomes covered by the Rent … Continued

A Statement from the Santa Ana City Council

The Santa Ana City Council met in closed session this evening to address two cases of pending litigation and a security threat. While the City Council did not make any reportable decisions it asked for release of the following statement. The City of Santa Ana recently learned that one of its officials and the official’s … Continued

City Council Approves Loans for Affordable Housing Projects

The City of Santa Ana continues to invest in affordable housing for our residents. On June 21, 2022, the City Council approved $5.2 million in federal American Rescue Plan Act housing funds for the development of WISEPlace to provide 47 units of permanent supportive housing at 1411 N. Broadway. The project will provide formerly homeless … Continued

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