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Santa Ana Fun Run goes back to the ’80s on April 27

Posted on March 28, 2024

Registration is now open for the 10k, 5k and Kids Dash. SANTA ANA, Calif. – The annual Santa Ana Fun Run returns April 27 with a totally tubular ’80s theme. Race over to Santa Ana Stadium to run in the 10K, walk/run in the 5K, or bring the kids to participate in the second annual...
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Santa Ana’s first crosswalk art installed in Willard neighborhood

Posted on March 28, 2024

This week we celebrated the installation of Santa Ana’s first crosswalk art! A special dedication ceremony was hosted by the Public Works Agency on Wednesday, March 27, to unveil the crosswalk art located at 15th and Ross streets in the Willard neighborhood. Local neighborhood artist Cynthia Luján designed the crosswalk art, which is intended to...
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César Chávez Day observed April 1: No street sweeping and City Hall, libraries, community centers closed

Posted on March 27, 2024

On Monday, April 1, 2024, we celebrate César Chávez Day to honor the iconic leader of the labor and civil rights movement. In observance of the state holiday, Santa Ana City Hall, libraries, senior centers and community centers will be closed on Monday. There will be no street sweeping, but trash and recycling will be...
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Santa Ana tap water named World’s Best with third gold medal at Berkeley Springs International Water Tasting

Posted on March 26, 2024

The City of Santa Ana has once again demonstrated its commitment to providing high-quality tap water, securing its third gold medal in the municipal water category at the prestigious Berkeley Springs International Water Tasting competition. Judges from around the world evaluated waters sourced from 16 states and 18 foreign countries, ultimately awarding top honors to...
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Refurbished Pacific Park monument signs unveiled

Posted on March 25, 2024

On Saturday, March 23, 2024, a special neighborhood ceremony was hosted by the City of Santa Ana Public Works Agency for the unveiling of the refurbished Pacific Park monument signs. The monument signs commemorate the Pacific Park neighborhood name and are located at two neighborhood entrances: two are at Walnut Street and Cypress Avenue and...
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Lane reductions on westbound and eastbound 17th St. from March 28 to April 7

Posted on March 21, 2024

Starting on Friday, March 28, through April 7, 2024, traffic lanes will be reduced both westbound and eastbound on 17th Street between Fairview and Flower streets due to roadwork. The days, times, and locations on 17th Street for the lane reductions are as follows: Thursday, March 28, lane reductions both westbound and eastbound on 17th...

City of Santa Ana to offer residents discounted Clippers tickets for April 12 game

Posted on March 21, 2024

SANTA ANA, Calif. – The City of Santa Ana is proud to announce an expanded relationship with the LA Clippers through a “City of Santa Ana Clippers Night” special event during the Clippers’ upcoming game on April 12, 2024, against the Utah Jazz.  Discounted tickets are now available for Santa Ana residents to purchase. To...

Street closures and permitted events for March 21-27

Posted on March 21, 2024

Here are the locations of upcoming permitted events and road closures so you can plan accordingly. Please drive slowly and safely in construction zones and around crowded events. Thursday, March 21 Fisher Park SAPD Spring Safety Egg Hunt; Event Hours: 4-6 p.m. Through March 22 Westbound Macarthur Blvd. and the loop on-ramp to southbound SR-55...

Parks and Recreation hosting second annual Spring Fest: Open House on April 6

Posted on March 20, 2024

In partnership with our Santa Ana Collaborative members, the Santa Ana Parks and Recreation Agency is hosting its second annual Spring Fest Open House to expose the Santa Ana community to its recreation classes and programs! Join us on Saturday, April 6th from 11:00am – 1:00pm at El Salvador Center. This FREE event is open to the...

Apply by March 27 for a free tour of Hoover Dam and Colorado River Aqueduct

Posted on March 20, 2024

Dive deep into the world of water with an all-expenses paid 3-day Inspection Tour of the Hoover Dam and Colorado River Aqueduct! This incredible opportunity is made possible by the generous sponsorship of the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California (MWD). Limited spots are available! Santa Ana residents, current college students, and recent graduates are...

Peggy Slonkosky wins teacher drawing in Santa Ana’s Youth Water Poster Contest

Posted on March 20, 2024

  Peggy Slonkosky, a teacher at Madison Elementary School, has won a $200 Art Supply Warehouse gift card as the winner of the first Teacher Drawing in this year's Youth Water Poster Contest, aimed at raising student awareness of water conservation through creative expression. Peggy is known for nurturing creativity and promoting water conservation and...

COSAS: City Manager’s Newsletter for March 14, 2024

Posted on March 14, 2024

In this edition of the COSAS newsletter, read about the new ceremonial street signs that honor two important women, volunteer to help beautify our parks, sign up for emergency response training, and find tons of community events, from bike riding classes to egg hunts to the fire station open house. Subscribe to COSAS Spotlight Photo...

Street closures and permitted events for March 14-20

Posted on March 14, 2024

Here are the locations of upcoming permitted events and road closures so you can plan accordingly. Please drive slowly and safely in construction zones and around crowded events. Through Friday, March 15 Lane reductions eastbound on Westminster Ave. between Newhope St. and Harbor Blvd. for construction Event Hours: 7 a.m.-4 p.m. Lane reductions on Fairview...
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Santa Ana Housing Authority partners with CalOptima Health to provide health care access to vulnerable residents

Posted on March 13, 2024

In an effort to better serve our most vulnerable residents, the Santa Ana Housing Authority has entered into an agreement with CalOptima Health that will help those most in need get better access to health care and social services. The agreement streamlines the Medi-Cal application process to ensure that individuals receiving or applying for rental...
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Celebrate Earth Day and Arbor Day with inaugural community volunteer event Me Encanta Santa Ana

Posted on March 12, 2024

The City of Santa Ana’s Parks, Recreation, and Community Services Agency and Public Works Agency are hosting the first city-wide volunteer event celebrating Earth Day and Arbor Day on Saturday, April 20, 2024. Me Encanta Santa Ana, which means “I love Santa Ana” in Spanish, will give residents an opportunity to help beautify Santa Ana...
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Mayor’s newsletter: March 2024

Posted on March 11, 2024

Sign up for my newsletter Official newsletter of Santa Ana Mayor Valerie Amezcua. Keeping the community informed about local events, City news, and resources. Dear neighbors, I hope you had a wonderful February! The month kicked off with the City of Santa Ana’s very first Tết (Lunar New Year) Festival. I enjoyed watching all the...
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Reminder: Store trash and recycling containers out of public view

Posted on March 11, 2024

Have you heard?  Santa Ana has a new Solid Waste team that is committed to keeping Santa Ana beautiful. What does this mean?  City staff are out in your community making sure trash and recycle containers are stored out of public view when not out in the street for pickup. Thank you for your continued...
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Garage and Yard Sale weekend extended to March 9-10

Posted on March 8, 2024

Due to last weekend's weather conditions, Garage and Yard Sale will be taking place this Weekend March 9-10! Garage and yard sales are allowed at residential properties on the first full weekend of March, June, September and December. No permit is needed. Sales may only occur on Saturday and/or Sunday from 8 a.m. to 5...

Logan Neighborhood Ceremonial street sign toppers

Posted on March 8, 2024

We unveiled ceremonial street sign toppers for Josephine “Chepa” Andrade Way and Lydia Romero-Cruz Way on Thursday, March 7, at Logan and Stafford streets as part of the ceremonial street naming program. The Santa Ana City Council created this program to recognize outstanding individuals who have made a significant impact on their communities. Josephine “Chepa”...

Street closures and permitted events for March 6-14

Posted on March 7, 2024

Here are the locations of upcoming permitted events and road closures so you can plan accordingly. Please drive slowly and safely in construction zones and around crowded events. Thursday, March 7, through Friday, March 22 Lane reductions on eastbound Warner Ave. between Pullman St. and Redhill Ave. for construction 24 hours a day Friday, March...
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