Category: City Council

Ward 3 Newsletter: November 2022

Dear Ward 3, This Thanksgiving, we celebrate this beautiful city, Santa Ana, and we share with you in giving thanks. I hope you and your family are enjoying quality time together today and over the long weekend. I can’t help but feel the warmth and excitement as I walk and drive through the various Ward … Continued

Ward 1 – Newsletter

  Dear Ward 1 Residents, I can’t believe it’s been 2 years since I was elected to serve Ward 1! It’s been truly an honor and a privilege to work alongside the community, staff, and stakeholders to craft policies and implement programs that improve residents’ lives. This year, we’ve had so many first-time events to … Continued

City breaks ground on Westview House affordable housing development

On Nov. 2, 2022, the City of Santa Ana joined Community Development Partners and other project partners – including HUD, Mercy House and County of Orange – in breaking ground on the Westview House affordable housing community at Westminster Avenue and Fairview Street. Westview House will provide 85 units of 1-, 2-, 3- and 4-bedroom … Continued

Mayor Sarmiento’s newsletter: October 2022

Happy fall! From warm summer nights to cool breezy days, the fall season is officially here. I hope you’ve had the opportunity to check out our recent events, which include the Mid-Autumn Festival, Indigenous Peoples Day celebration, and our Halloween movie series at Birch Park. In Santa Ana, we are proud to host events that … Continued

Santa Ana establishes sister city partnership with Sahuayo, Mexico

SANTA ANA, Calif. – The City of Santa Ana today celebrated its new sister city relationship with Sahuayo, Mexico. Santa Ana Mayor Vicente Sarmiento held a ceremonial signing of the sister city resolution that was unanimously approved by the Santa Ana City Council on Oct. 4. He was joined at City Hall by Santa Ana … Continued

Mayor Sarmiento opposes cold weather shelter in Santa Ana

Mayor Vicente Sarmiento sent a letter to the Orange County Board of Supervisors on Oct. 7 expressing his “strong opposition to the County of Orange’s decision to place the Cold Weather Shelter in the City of Santa Ana for the upcoming 2022-2023 winter season.” The letter states, in part: “The City of Santa Ana continues … Continued

Ward 2 – Fall Newsletter

COUNCILMEMBER MENDOZA’S WELCOME MESSAGE: It’s officially fall, though you might not know it looking out the window here in Southern California. I’m excited, however, for our fall and winter activities that are coming up. It’s been an amazing year in Santa Ana with so many fun City events. I recently attended the Mid-Autumn Festival celebrating … Continued

Ward 3 newsletter: September 2022

Happy fall! It’s hard to believe, but–yes–we are officially in fall. We wouldn’t be able to tell by the recent warmer-than-usual weather, but it’s a good thing that we’re finally experiencing a reprieve this weekend with cooler temperatures. I hope you and your families have had a fantastic summer and are ready for the new … Continued

Ward 5 newsletter

Welcome! Dear neighbors, Welcome to our Ward 5 newsletter, where I share news, legislative updates, community events and highlight local art, businesses, and causes that are important to Ward 5 residents. As we approach the end of summer, I want to cover some important news that affects our community. First, I want to let you … Continued

Mayor Sarmiento’s Newsletter – August 2022

Happy Thursday! I hope you’re having a great summer so far and have had an opportunity to join us at some of our recent celebrations, such as Juneteenth and Fourth of July, or our ongoing Movies in the Park and Concerts in the Park series (these series run through the rest of August!). The City … Continued

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