Advisory: Governor Orders Orange County Bars to Close, Restaurants and Some Other Businesses Must Stop Indoor Operations

Gov. Gavin Newsom today ordered all bars to close and certain businesses, including restaurants, to cease indoor operations in Orange County and 18 other California counties. This applies to Santa Ana.

The California Department of Public Health news release with full details follows:


Santa Ana Moratorium on Evictions Extended through July 28, 2020 / Moratoria en desalojos de Santa Ana se extiende hasta el 28 de julio del 2020

Santa Ana City Manager Kristine Ridge today signed an executive order extending through July 28, 2020, the moratorium on evictions due to non-payment of rent by residential and commercial tenants impacted by COVID-19.

Santa Ana Park Amenities Reopening to Public on Monday, June 29 // Instalaciones de los Parques de Santa Ana Reabren al Público el Lunes 29 de Junio

The City of Santa Ana is reopening most park amenities to the public on Monday, June 29, 2020.


Park amenities were closed in March due to COVID-19. Most amenities will open to the public following State-mandated safety measures and guidelines.


Park users will again be able to enjoy the following amenities:

California Public Health Officials Require Californians to Wear Face Coverings in Most Settings Outside the Home // Funcionarios de Salud Pública de California Requieren que los Californianos Usen Mascarillas en la Mayoría de los Lugares Fuera del Hogar

The California Department of Public Health today released updated guidance that requires Californians to wear a face covering in high-risk settings. A growing body of scientific research has shown that people with no or few symptoms of COVID-19 can still spread the disease and that the use of face coverings, combined with physical distancing and frequent hand washing, will reduce the spread of COVID-19.


SBA’s Economic Injury Disaster Loans and Advance Program Reopened to All Eligible Small Businesses and Non-Profits Impacted by COVID-19

(NOTE: The following information was provided by the U.S. Small Business Administration.)

The U.S. Small Business Administration today reopened the Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL) and EIDL Advance program portal to all eligible applicants experiencing economic impacts due to COVID-19.

County Approves Reopening of More Businesses on Friday, June 12 // El Condado Aprueba la Reapertura de Más Negocios el Viernes 12 de Junio

Orange County officials announced today that additional businesses and services will be allowed to reopen countywide on Friday, June 12, including in Santa Ana.


These industries, as identified by State and County health officials, include:

Santa Ana WORK Center Offers Free Training and Job Search Help // El Centro de Trabajo de Santa Ana Ofrece Capacitación Laboral Gratuita y Ayuda en la Búsqueda de Empleo

Have you been adversely affected by the COVID-19 Virus? Has your job been eliminated?


The Santa Ana WORK Center wants you to know we care and we are here to help! We are assisting job seekers with getting back to work. You may be able to qualify for free job training, job search assistance and other additional services such as utilities and rental assistance.


If you are interested, please complete an application online at