Author: schairez@santa-ana.org

Help Santa Ana Move Safer with Santa Ana Vison Zero

For a number of years, the Santa Ana community has seen the number of cyclists and pedestrians injured or killed in traffic collisions remain unacceptably high.  Santa Ana ranks 3rd in injury/fatal traffic collisions rates among the 13 most populated cities in California: Pedestrian involved: 5/13 Bicyclist involved: 3/13 We are now calling for a … Continued

Full closure on Bush Street between 5th Street and Santa Ana Boulevard

In order to accommodate construction work in the area, there is currently a full closure to through traffic on Bush Street between 5th Street and Santa Ana Boulevard through Friday evening, January 20, 2023.  In addition, the southbound lanes will be closed on Bush Street between 4th and 5th Streets.  The closures will be in … Continued

MacArthur Boulevard Bridge barrier demolition scheduled Jan. 23-27

What: OCTA crews will demolish the concrete barrier along the east side of the SR-55 bridge over MacArthur Boulevard to accommodate the freeway improvement project. This work will require closing MacArthur Boulevard under the freeway as well as the northbound and southbound loop on-ramps. The off-ramps and the straight on-ramps will remain open. When: 9 … Continued

City of Santa Ana launches 8th Annual Youth Water Poster Contest

The City of Santa Ana launched its 8th Annual Youth Water Poster Contest on January 16, 2023, where youth who reside or attend a school in Santa Ana will compete for a chance to win prizes ranging from gift certificates to PS5s and iPads. One Grand Prize winner and two finalists will be selected in … Continued

2023 Youth Water Poster Contest opens January 16

The City of Santa Ana’s Annual Youth Water Poster Contest opens on January 16, 2023, to all youths, ages 5-18, who either reside or attend a school in Santa Ana.  The contest provides an opportunity for young people to become more aware of water-related topics through artistic expression. Winners receive an award and a PS5, … Continued

Christmas tree recycling will take place December 27 through January 13

Christmas trees will be picked up curbside for recycling from December 27, 2022, through January 13, 2023, in Santa Ana. Trees will be picked up on your regular waste collection day by a different truck. Place the tree at the curb no earlier than noon on the day before your regularly scheduled collection. There is … Continued

City of Santa Ana receives two APWA Awards

Each year, the American Public Works Association of Southern California presents the Public Works Project of the Year awards to promote excellence in the management and administration of public works projects, recognizing the alliance between the managing agency, the contractor, the consultant, the community, and their cooperative achievements. On December 6, 2022, the City of … Continued

Prepare for Rain: Free Self-Service Sandbags Available

The City of Santa Ana offers free sandbags to residents and businesses during rain events. Up to 10 sandbags are available per Santa Ana residence or business location.  The bags are not pre-filled and you must fill the bags yourself. The self-service sandbag station location and hours are: City of Santa Ana Corporate Yard 215 S. Center … Continued

Free bulky item pick-up available for residents

Residents with curbside cart collection may schedule up to four bulky item pickups, up to four items per pickup, or four 30-gallon bags of trash, or twenty 30-gallon bags of yard waste, at no charge, annually. Apartment and condominium residents with bin collection may schedule ten items per unit per quarter per year, at no … Continued

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