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Vote no on Measure X – which will make Santa Ana’s sales tax the highest in the County

The City Council of Santa Ana has placed a tax increase measure on the November ballot, Measure X, that would increase sales tax in Santa Ana by 1.5 percent. If it passes, Santa Ana taxpayers and anyone who shops in Santa Ana would be paying the highest sales tax in Orange County, according to the…

Man who fled to Honduras charged with embezzling $344K from Santa Ana’s ACE Hardware

Case # 03CF3422 Date: September 14, 2018 MAN EXTRADITED FROM TEXAS AFTER FLEEING TO HONDURAS IN 2003 ARRAIGNED FOR FORGERY OF $344,000 IN CHECKS FROM ACE HARDWARE SANTA ANA, Calif. – A man was arraigned today for the forgery of $344,000 in checks from his former employer Ace Hardware. He was extradited from Texas after…

Man gets 35 years to life in prison after a deadly high speed police chase that started in Westminster

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Case # 14WF4277 Date:September 14, 2018 MAN SENTENCED TO 35 YEARS TO LIFE FOR MURDERING PASSENGER BY CRASHING TRUCK AND ASSAULTING TWO POLICE OFFICERS DURING HIGH SPEED PURSUIT SANTA ANA, Calif. – A man was sentenced to 35 years to life in state prison today for murdering his passenger after assaulting two…

The City of Santa Ana is conducting six public meetings regarding the Nov. ballot measures

City of Santa Ana, Downtown Orange County Community: City of Santa Ana Information Sessions:Election Ballot Measures/Sesiones Informativas de la Ciudad de Santa Ana:Medidas Electorales These sessions will be strictly informational in nature and will provide information on all four ballot measures: Measure X: Santa Ana Neighborhood Safety, Homeless Prevention and Essential City Services Enhancement Measure Measure…