A Statement from the City of Santa Ana on the September 28 Officer-Involved Shooting

The City of Santa Ana offers its deepest condolences to the family of Brandon Lopez, including his cousin, Santa Ana Councilmember Johnathan Ryan Hernandez. Mr. Lopez died on September 28 following an officer-involved shooting involving the Anaheim Police Department in Santa Ana.

Mr. Lopez leaves behind four children, his mother and his father. The City grieves with Councilmember Hernandez and the Lopez family.

Emergency Rental Assistance Program Hits Major Milestone, Disbursing More Than $16 Million in Rental Assistance

SANTA ANA, CA – Santa Ana’s COVID-19 Emergency Rental Assistance Program has reached a significant milestone - more than $16 million in funding for rental assistance has been distributed to 2,791 low-income Santa Ana households who suffered financial hardship because of the pandemic.

Eviction Moratorium Ended Sept. 30; Apply Now for Rental Assistance

The State of California’s eviction moratorium ended on September 30, 2021. The City of Santa Ana has not extended a local eviction moratorium for residential or commercial tenants past that date.

Tenants are currently protected from eviction for debt accumulated between April 2020 and September 2021 if they have an application in process with a rental assistance program, such as the City’s CARES for Tenants Program.

Revive Santa Ana: City Council OKs Winter Ice-Skating Rink, Cleaning of Pedestrian and Bike Areas

New Programs Will Encourage Outdoor Recreation and Healthy Activities.

SANTA ANA, Calif. – Santa Ana residents will be able to enjoy a public ice-skating rink this winter and will see more cleaning and sanitizing of high-traffic pedestrian and bicycle areas, thanks to the City Council’s approval of two new Revive Santa Ana measures, on Tuesday, Sept. 7.

City Council Approves Childcare Centers and Health Agency Study Under Revive Santa Ana

SANTA ANA, Calif. – The Santa Ana City Council this week approved agreements to provide childcare services at two community centers and conduct a feasibility study on creating a municipal public health agency.

These are two of the first programs to move forward under the Revive Santa Ana pandemic recovery initiative.