Santa Ana City Hall Closed for Labor Day on Sept. 7; No Street Sweeping, Trash Pickup Delayed One Day

Santa Ana City Hall will be closed on Monday, Sept. 7, 2020, in observance of Labor Day.

There will be no street sweeping. Trash pickup will be delayed one day.

City Hall is also closed on Friday, Sept. 4, for its regular closure.

Regular City Hall hours will resume on Tuesday, Sept. 8.

For more information, see the Holiday and Friday Closure Schedule: www.santa-ana.org/holiday-and-closed-friday-schedule

I-5 Freeway Construction

I-5 Central Corridor HOV Project construction activities are scheduled to continue this week within the City of Santa Ana. Work includes freeway closures for removal of temporary concrete safety barrier (“K-rail”), electrical work, and permanent lane striping.

Closures for permanent striping work is scheduled for Tuesday, August 25, 2020 from 10:00 p.m. until 6:00 a.m. through Friday, August 28, 2020 for:

• Northbound I-5: Left Lanes between First/Fourth Streets and SR-22

City of Santa Ana Launches Santa Ana CARES to Provide Financial, Health Assistance to Community

The City of Santa Ana today, Aug. 17, launched the Santa Ana CARES initiative to provide a broad range of health and financial assistance to residents, businesses and non-profits affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Santa Ana CARES is funded by $28.6 million in federal CARES Act money that was allocated through the State budget. The Santa Ana City Council voted unanimously on Aug. 4, 2020, to allocate the funds for the various programs.

City of Santa Ana Expands Swim Recreation Hours at City Pools Beginning Aug. 17

The City of Santa Ana Parks, Recreation and Community Services Agency will be expanding city pool hours starting on Monday, Aug. 17, 2020. Park pools were closed in March due to COVID-19. All pools will be following State-mandated safety measures and guidelines.

Pool hours will be expanded to offer recreation swimming three hours a day, seven days a week, offering two sessions of 1 1/2 hours each. Memorial Park Pool is open 4 1/2 hours a day, seven days a week, offering three sessions of 1 1/2 hours each day.

Take It Outside: City of Santa Ana Issues Guidelines for Barbers, Salons, Personal Care Services to Operate Outdoors

This week Santa Ana City Manager Kristine Ridge signed Executive Order 11-2020, which authorizes additional businesses to operator outdoors, including barbers, hair salons and expanded personal care services. Personal care services that require touching a client’s face (facials, waxing), esthetics, skin care, cosmetology, nail services and massage therapy (in non-healthcare settings) may operate outdoors in accordance with the “City of Santa Ana: Guide for Outdoor Business Operations.”