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Welcome to the latest edition of City of Santa Ana Stories (COSAS), where you can learn about important news, events, and City programs. In this edition you’ll find new opportunities to get the COVID-19 vaccine and the latest vaccine news, road construction updates, contests and free giveaways, and much more!
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
March 17, 2021
Public Affairs Information Officer
The Santa Ana City Council will have its regular meeting tonight, March 16, 2021. The meeting will take place virtually and the public is encouraged to provide comments by email before the meeting or during the meeting by using Zoom.
The closed session begins at 5 p.m. and the open meeting is at 5:45 p.m. (immediately following the closed session.)
Santa Ana is joining the rest of Orange County in moving to the Red Tier on Sunday, March 14. That means Santa Ana restaurants, churches, shopping malls, gyms, and movie theaters will be able to operate indoors or expand their inside operations, though not at full capacity. There are still some restrictions, and not all types of businesses (including bars and nightclubs) can open yet.
Santa Ana City Council Approves Premium Pay for Grocery and Retail Pharmacy Workers Facing Pandemic Risks
The urgency ordinance’s additional $4-per-hour pay is in effect beginning March 3, 2021, for 120 days.
SANTA ANA, Calif. – The Santa Ana City Council has approved an ordinance establishing premium pay of an additional $4 per hour for grocery and retail pharmacy workers whose essential jobs put them at risk of contracting COVID-19.
City Manager's Newsletter - Feb. 26, 2021: COVID-19 Updates, Outdoor Sports Resume, Boca de Oro Arts Festival, and Other City News
In this edition of the COSAS newsletter, you’ll find good news about the progress being made in the fight against COVID-19 -- more vaccines are on their way and outdoor sports are allowed again! -- as well as news about our new police academy class, job training assistance, youth programs, and more. Check out upcoming events, like the annual Boca de Oro arts festival, and learn about the amazingly selfless acts of two anonymous donors who paid for struggling residents’ utility bills.