Category: Mayor Pro Tem Lopez

Santa Ana City Council appoints Interim City Manager

Thomas R. Hatch will serve until a permanent City Manager is hired. SANTA ANA, Calif. – The Santa Ana City Council has appointed veteran municipal executive Thomas R. Hatch to serve as Interim City Manager, overseeing operations of one of the largest cities in Orange County and over 1,400 City employees. On Tuesday, Nov. 21, … Continued

Santa Ana City Council appoints Steven A. Mendoza as Acting City Manager

SANTA ANA, Calif. – The Santa Ana City Council is pleased to announce the appointment of Steven A. Mendoza as Acting City Manager. This appointment took effect on October 10, 2023, pursuant to Resolution 2017-016. Mr. Mendoza has been an integral part of the City of Santa Ana’s executive management team since May 2018, serving … Continued

Ward 3 newsletter: August 2023

August 2023 Dear Ward 3 residents, As August unfolds and the humid days of summer begin to wane, I hope this newsletter finds you well and in good spirits. As we gear up for a new season, there’s an undeniable feeling of change in the air – the anticipation of students returning to school, the … Continued

Ward 3 newsletter: May 2023

May 2023 Dear Ward 3 residents, As we welcome the month of May, I want to take a moment to reflect on the positive work that we have accomplished so far. Through hard work and a united effort, we have achieved much for Ward 3, but we must acknowledge that there is still much work … Continued

Ward 3 newsletter: December 2022

  Dear Ward 3 residents, As the year comes to a close, I want to reflect on the challenges that we have faced here in Santa Ana—along with the accomplishments we’ve achieved together. Over the past two years, we have faced unprecedented difficulties due to an ongoing global pandemic. I am so proud of how … Continued

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 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 3 newsletter: August 2022

Dear neighbors, I hope everyone is staying cool in this summer heat, while also taking advantage of the longer days, the sunlight, and the good weather. Our Parks and Recreation team has been hard at work, planning and hosting community events, such as Juneteenth and Fourth of July celebrations, along with weekly Movies in the Park screenings at parks … Continued

Ward 3 – May 2022 newsletter

Spring is in the air, and many exciting projects are blooming in our beautiful city! In Ward 3, improvements to the Santiago Park entrance and a possible new science park at the Discovery Cube are taking root. At City Council, our hard work has bared fruit with the approval of the General Plan update, adoption … Continued

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