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Santa Ana's top news & views blog

An O.C. inmate died after testing positive for COVID-19

SANTA ANA, Ca. (January 21, 2021) –A 37-year-old male inmate housed at the Intake Release Center in Santa Ana died this morning of medical complications after testing positive for COVID-19. The inmate was booked into jail in August 2017 by the Fullerton Police Department on suspicion of homicide and attempted murder. The inmate tested positive…

The SAPD issued 53 street racing citations in two days

The SAPD, in partnership with other agencies as part of the STEARRD program, conducted additional street racing enforcement from 01/15 – 01/16. The SAPD’s enforcement efforts resulted in: (53) Citations (8) Impounds (1) Reckless Driving / DUI Arrest (4) Unrelated Arrests

The City of Santa Ana is providing free sandbags for the rainstorm coming on Friday

Rain is forecast for Santa Ana and Southern California beginning on Friday, Jan. 22, and continuing for several days. To report downed trees, flooding and debris directly from your phone, please download the mySantaAna app at or call the Public Works Agency at (714) 647-3380 or email The City of Santa Ana is offering free sandbags…

Moderna Vaccine LOT # 041L20A cleared by the CA Health Dept.

Santa Ana, Calif. (January 21, 2021) – On Monday, January 18, the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) directed providers to pause dispensing COVID-19 vaccine Moderna Lot # 041L20A due to reported cases of adverse reactions in California. Late last night, CDPH announced that after further discussions with the Western State Scientific Safety Review Workgroup,…