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Apply now for affordable apartments at The Rafferty

Posted on January 4, 2024

The Rafferty mixed-use luxury apartment development in downtown Santa Ana is now accepting applications for affordable housing units. The Rafferty has 218 residential units, including 11 affordable units that have been set aside for Very Low-income families at 50% of median income or below. The affordable units consist of 3 studios, 4 one-bedrooms and 4...

Mayor’s newsletter: January 2024

Posted on January 4, 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 holiday season and are feeling refreshed and ready for the year ahead! In December, I closed out the year by collaborating with various...
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Santa Ana introduces the CommuniTEAM

Posted on January 3, 2024

Santa Ana welcomes its new community services mascots: the CommuniTEAM The City of Santa Ana voted to name the new mascots and the results are in! New year, new mascots! Introduced in late November of 2023, the Santa Ana’s Parks, Recreation, and Community Services Agency presented three mascots to the community: a red-crowned amazon parrot,...

Rent stabilization newsletter – December 2023

Posted on January 2, 2024

News and Updates Sign up to receive important updates on the Rent Stabilization and Just Cause Eviction Ordinance by clicking the link below. Sign up to receive updates Rental Registry Update Rental Units must be registered by December 31, 2023 The City of Santa Ana Rent Stabilization Division is dedicated to providing exceptional customer service...
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Street closures and permitted events for December 21-January 3

Posted on December 21, 2023

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. Friday, December 22 SB lane reductions on Red Hill Ave. between Edinger Ave. and Dyer Rd. for construction activity 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. Through December 29...
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Ward 2 newsletter: December 2023

Posted on December 21, 2023

Subscribe to the Ward 2 Newsletter It has been an honor to serve the City of Santa Ana and Ward 2 residents this past year. I have been humbled by your trust in my leadership. We are here to serve and protect the children, families and workers of Ward 2. The City Council adopted resolutions...
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Ward 1 newsletter: December 2023

Posted on December 20, 2023

Subscribe to my newsletter Dear Ward 1 Residents, As we start to close out another year, I can’t help but express how honored I am to be your Councilmember. 2023 has been a tough year, but instead of letting the challenges beat us down, it only strengthened our resolve!  I have continued to work with...
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Curbside Christmas tree recycling available Dec. 26 to Jan. 12

Posted on December 20, 2023

Christmas trees will be picked up curbside for recycling beginning December 26, 2023, through January 12, 2024, in Santa Ana.  Trees will be picked up on your regular waste collection day by a different truck.  Place the tree at the curb no earlier than noon on the day before your regularly scheduled collection.  Please follow...

Public Notice of Proposed Adjustment to Sanitation Services Users Charge

Posted on December 20, 2023

On August 1, 2023, the City of Santa Ana Council contracted Stearns, Conrad & Schmidt Consulting Engineers, Inc. (SCS) to conduct a Cost of Service Study for the Sanitation Enterprise.  The study identified a need for an adjustment, driven by inflation, increased service levels, and rising costs in street sweeping and other contractual services. The...

Free sandbags available for Santa Ana residents, businesses

Posted on December 19, 2023

Be prepared for rain! The City of Santa Ana is offering free sandbags to residents and businesses. Up to 10 sandbags are available per Santa Ana residence or business. The self-service sandbag station location and hours: City of Santa Ana Corporate Yard 215 S. Center St., Santa Ana 7 a.m. – 5 p.m. every day...

COSAS: City Manager’s Newsletter for December 15, 2023

Posted on December 15, 2023

In the final edition of the City Manager’s newsletter in 2023, learn about new housing opportunities, get a $500 rebate on your vehicle purchase, and find lots of fun activities like winter camps for kids, dancing in the new year, and even reading to a dog! Subscribe to COSAS Spotlight Photo Sunset at Thornton Park...
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Street closures and permitted events for December 14-20

Posted on December 14, 2023

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, December 14 Closure on EB and WB traffic across Bristol St. and Santa Ana Blvd. intersections 9 a.m.- 9 p.m. Friday, December 15 Intersection closures on...
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Done/doing update

Posted on December 13, 2023

Welcome to our done/doing update for the City of Santa Ana website. This is a recap of what we’ve done November 7 to December 13, 2023 and what we’re working on next. Done Planning and Building updated the major planning projects page. The new page includes project links and a search option.  Planning and Building...
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Planning and Building Agency counters will close early on December 15, 2023

Posted on December 7, 2023

The Planning and Building public counters will close early at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, December 15, 2023. Regular counter hours will resume on Monday, December 18, 2023. Click here for more information about online plan check services.
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Street closures and permitted events for December 7-13

Posted on December 7, 2023

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. December 8-11 Intersection closure at Santiago St. and Santa Ana Blvd. for paving activity 24 hours Saturday, December 9 Jerome Park Event Hours: 10 a.m.- 3 p.m....
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City of Santa Ana wins award for down payment assistance loan program

Posted on December 7, 2023

The City of Santa Ana has won a Turning Red Tape into Red Carpet Award from the Orange County Business Council (OCBC) for its My First Home down payment assistance loan program. The City’s OCBC award was in the category of Building & Land Reuse And Community Revitalization, the fourth year in a row the...
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Lane reductions on Standard Ave. between St. Gertrude Pl. and Glenwood Pl., through Dec. 18

Posted on December 6, 2023

Currently, on Standard Avenue between St. Gertrude Place and Glenwood Place, traffic lanes are reduced to one lane in each direction.  The lane reductions are due to road work and will be in place 24 hours each day for the next two weeks. Please use alternate routes or plan for possible delays since the lane...
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Intersection Closure at Santiago St. and Santa Ana Blvd., Dec. 8 – 11

Posted on December 6, 2023

WHAT: Full intersection closure and night work for paving activities. WHERE: Santiago Street and Santa Ana Boulevard intersection. WHEN: As early as Friday, December 8 at 9 a.m. through Monday, December 11, 2023, at 7 a.m. Crews will be working 24 hours a day for the duration of the work, including nighttime hours. We apologize...

Mayor’s newsletter: December 2023

Posted on December 4, 2023

Sign up for my newsletter Official newsletter of Santa Ana Mayor Valerie Amezcua. Keeping the community informed about local events, City news, and resources. Happy Holidays, November was a whirlwind of activity and community spirit here in Santa Ana. It is with great excitement that I share the news of my election to the Orange...

Rent stabilization newsletter – November 2023

Posted on December 1, 2023

  News and Updates Sign up to receive important updates on the Rent Stabilization and Just Cause Eviction Ordinance by clicking the link below. Sign up to receive updates Rental Registry Update Rental Units must be registered by December 31, 2023 The City of Santa Ana Rent Stabilization and Just Cause Eviction Ordinance requires landlords...
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