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Ward 3 – May’s Newsletter

Posted on May 20, 2022

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...

Santa Ana City Council Approves First Parks Master Plan

Posted on May 18, 2022

The document guides development of parks, facilities, trails and open space for the next 10 years. SANTA ANA, Calif. – The Santa Ana City Council unanimously approved the City of Santa Ana’s first Parks Master Plan on Tuesday, May 17, to guide its investment in parks, facilities, trails, and open space over the next 10...
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COSAS: City Manager’s Newsletter for May 12, 2022

Posted on May 12, 2022

In this edition of the City Manager’s newsletter, learn about the City’s successful efforts to address homelessness, calls for public art, new funding for nonprofits, what’s going to happen to the historic YMCA building, and other local news and events! Spotlight Photo Sign spinners exhibition at Grand Central Art Center Photo Credit: John S. To...

Santa Ana Homeless Population Fell 44% from 2019 to 2022

Posted on May 11, 2022

Santa Ana’s homeless population declined by 44%, or 779 people, from 2019 to 2022, according to the County of Orange’s Point in Time Count report released today. This was the third-largest decrease by percentage among Orange County cities in the homeless count that took place Feb. 21-24, 2022, and by far the single largest drop...
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Problems with your trash carts?

Posted on May 11, 2022

Residential cart removal and replacement continues through June 30, 2022. Are you still waiting to receive your new Republic Services carts? Visit the following link to see when your exchange is scheduled https://www.republicservices.com/santaanaca. If your exchange has already occurred and you need assistance or have questions, contact Republic Services at (877)328-2074 to: Adjust the number...
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Message from Chief of Police David Valentin

Posted on May 9, 2022

Santa Ana Police Chief David Valentin has issued a video message today to address serious misinformation that has recently been reported about police activities and to assure the public that all Santa Ana Police Department officers and staff are held to the highest standard. The misinformation was reported on a blog about the Major Enforcement...

Mayor Sarmiento Statement on Recent Police Matters

Posted on May 5, 2022

Mayor Vicente Sarmiento released the following statement today: “Over the past several weeks City Councilmembers and I, as Mayor, have received numerous contacts from residents, business owners, and other elected officials raising concerns about various police department operations reported extensively in the media. As elected officials, we are asked to review these matters and hold...
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Santa Ana Boulevard Eastbound Lanes Closed at Bristol Street, May 3, 2022

Posted on May 3, 2022

The Santa Ana Boulevard eastbound lanes are closed at Bristol Street. Traffic will be detoured via Pacific Avenue to Civic Center Drive. Please follow detour signage. Westbound lanes on Santa Ana Boulevard will remain open. The closure will be in effect 24 hours a day for the duration of the OC Streetcar construction work in...
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Youth Sports Co-Ed Rookie Baseball registration opening soon

Posted on May 2, 2022

The Parks, Recreation, and Community Services Agency will open registration for Youth Sports Co-Ed Rookie Baseball for the June-August 2022 season. Registration dates and times June 1 June 4 June 6 June 8 June 11 June 13 Registration is open to boys and girls Pre-K to 8th grade. Cost $38 per child (includes shirt and...
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COSAS: City Manager’s Newsletter for April 28, 2022

Posted on April 28, 2022

  In this edition of COSAS, read about our Parks Master Plan, learn how Santa Ana police helped in a major FBI investigation, get summer safety tips, and find more local news and events. Spotlight Photo Finding Murals in Downtown Photo Credit: Tanya V. (@avasangelwings) To submit your own original photo of Santa Ana to...

Notice of public hearing concerning proposed changes to residential, multifamily, commercial, industrial, and construction, and demolition solid waste collection rates

Posted on April 28, 2022

Background The City Council has previously determined the collection and disposal of solid waste in the City is a service to be performed by a private company, under an exclusive franchise agreement. The exclusive franchise agreement with Republic Services was approved by the City Council on August 17, 2021. The rates for solid waste collection...
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City Council adopts new ward boundaries map

Posted on April 27, 2022

  Santa Ana, CA – The once-a-decade responsibility to adjust the City of Santa Ana ward boundaries to reflect population changes and communities of interest has been finalized. The City of Santa Ana wants to thank everyone who participated in the redistricting process. On April 5, 2022, the Santa Ana City Council unanimously adopted the...

California Big City Mayors highlight the role of flexible funds in addressing the homelessness crisis

Posted on April 25, 2022

Flexible homelessness funds have supported 25,000 interventions to house homeless residents, but funding runs out this fiscal year Sacramento, CA - The California Big City Mayors, a bipartisan coalition of the mayors of California’s 13 largest cities, held a press conference in Sacramento today to highlight the importance of flexible state funding in addressing the...
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Housing Authority Landlord Newsletter: April 2022

Posted on April 25, 2022

In this issue 2022 HCV Waiting list opening HUD Landlord resources Rent increase submission email 2022 HCV Waiting list opening The Housing Authority is excited to announce that we will accept application for our 2022 HCV Waiting List. Application will be accepted on-line only from 7:30am Monday May 2, 2022 to 11:59pm Tuesday May 31,...
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Draft Parks Master Plan available for review and feedback

Posted on April 24, 2022

The draft Parks Master Plan is now available for review. Read it on our website.  Submit your thoughts about the draft plan on our online comment form. What is the Parks Master Plan? The Parks Master Plan that guides our investment in parks, facilities, trails, and open space over the next ten years! They say...
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Free Food Distributions in Santa Ana

Posted on April 21, 2022

Mondays, Delhi Center Free food for all, 10-11:30 a.m. at Delhi Center, 505. E. Central Ave., Santa Ana. Contact: (714) 481-9600. Mondays, Elks Lodge Free food for seniors age 65 or older, 12-2 p.m., at the Elks Lodge Santa Ana, 1751 S. Lyon St., Santa Ana. Contact: (714) 547-7794. Thursdays, OC First Assembly Free groceries...
Full Closure of 4th Street between Main and Bush Streets starting April 27, 2022

Full closure of 4th Street between Main and Bush Streets starting April 27, 2022

Posted on April 21, 2022

Starting as early as Wednesday, April 27, 2022, there will be a full closure of 4th Street between Main Street and Bush Street. In addition, there will be a full closure of the Bush Street intersection at 4th Street. All motorists will be detoured to 3rd Street. The closures will be in effect 24 hours...
Housing choice voucher program waiting list opening May 2 - May 31 2022

Housing Authority accepting applications beginning May 2, 2022

Posted on April 20, 2022

  The Housing Authority of the City of Santa Ana will be accepting applications for the Housing Choice Voucher Program beginning Monday, May 2, 2022, at 7:30 a.m. until Tuesday, May 31, 2022 at 11:59 p.m. To access the application, please go to www.santa-ana.org/housing. The Housing Choice Voucher Program is the federal government's largest program...
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Teen excursion program – LA Galaxy game excursion

Posted on April 19, 2022

The City of Santa Ana’s Teen Excursion Program Team is gearing up for its next trip. On Saturday, May 14th, 2022, we will be watching the LA Galaxy soccer game from 4:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. This is a FREE excursion for Santa Ana Teens, ages 13-17, who sign up. All participating teens must register...

Planning and Building Agency counter offices closed on April 22, 2022

Posted on April 18, 2022

Planning and Building Agency Public Counters will be closed on April 22, 2022. Regular counter hours will resume on April 25, 2022. To schedule an appointment, please click here. For any questions, please contact: Code Enforcement - (714) 667-2780 or CodeEnforcement@santa-ana.org Planning Division - (714) 667-2700 or PlanningDepartment@santa-ana.org Building Safety - (714) 647-5800 We apologize...
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