Category: City News

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

Lane Reductions on Segerstrom Avenue between Spruce and Shelton

Traffic lanes are reduced to one lane on Segerstrom between Spruce and Shelton Streets in both westbound and eastbound directions.  The lane reductions are due to construction activity for the San Lorenzo Sewer Lift Station and will be in place 24 hours a day for the duration of the work in the area. Please use … Continued

Santa Ana Inner-Coastal Clean-Up removes 500 pounds of trash

The City of Santa Ana’s Public Works Agency coordinated an Inner-Coastal Cleanup Day event at Jerome Park on Saturday, September 17, 2022.  163 volunteers participated in the cleanup removing approximately 500 pounds of trash and debris from the Santa Ana Gardens flood control channel and adjacent alley, keeping that trash from flowing out to the … Continued

COSAS: City Manager’s Newsletter September 15, 2022

In this issue of COSAS, get updates on 4th Street construction, learn how the police department is working to hire more female officers, find fun activities like Fiestas Patrias and Wilderness Club excursions, and more Santa Ana news and events. Spotlight Photo Dragon Fruit from Jerome Photo Credit: Santa Ana Community Gardens Santa Ana Community … Continued

Rain forecast: free sandbags, report downed trees and flooding

Heavy rain is forecasted for Santa Ana and Southern California beginning Friday, September 9, 2022. 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. … 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

Watering Trees in the Summer Heat

Are you keeping an eye on your parkway tree and trees on your property?  Summer Heat is here, and a little tender care goes a long way to keep trees happy in the summer time.  Trees are living organisms that require proper care and water in order to grow and thrive, especially in an urban … Continued

COSAS: City Manager’s Newsletter for September 1, 2022

In this issue of the City Manager’s newsletter, see the design for Santa Ana’s first new dog park, learn about our new stormwater capture system, Habitat for Humanity breaks ground on two unique homes, and find lots of fun events and other news. Spotlight Photo Inaugural Chicano Heritage Festival Photo Credit: Hiram U. To submit your … 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

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