Garden Grove police investigators are looking for three suspects that have been linked to several armed robberies at an adult bookstore, according to the Garden Grove Police Dept.
Phil Bacerra’s campaign for the Santa Ana City Council’s Ward 4 is now in tatters as he got booted from the Santa Ana Planning Commission tonight.
Bacerra put himself in this position when he turned on the Santa Ana City Councilman, David Benavides, who had appointed Bacerra to the Planning Commission in the first place. Continue reading
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 18, 2018
Dump the Pump for Free OC Bus Pass on June 21
Those who download the OC Bus Mobile Ticketing App can ride OC Bus fixed routes free on day riders are encouraged to leave cars parked and try public transportation
The Santa Ana City Council, as you may know, has made so many mistakes over the years that the City of Santa Ana is now teetering on the edge of bankruptcy. The solution that is being proposed by our City Council majority is completely ridiculous – they want to raise our sales taxes to pay for their mistakes!
What the City Council majority (
Jose Solorio, David Benavides, Sal Tinajero and Vince Sarmiento) is proposing is to put a measure on the ballot so the taxpayers can screw themselves in the upcoming November election. Continue reading
At the moment the Santa Ana City Council elections, which were supposed to take place in November, are suspended pending a decision by a judge regarding a lawsuit by pro-district election advocates. However our City Council is continuing to plan on a November election – and things are quickly getting dirty.
The posted agenda for this Tuesday’s Santa Ana City Council meeting includes Item 13C – CHANGE WARD 4 PLANNING COMMISSION APPOINTMENT, REMOVE CURRENT APPOINTEE – Pursuant to Santa Ana Charter Section 901, a board or commission member may be removed by the City Council by the affirmative votes of a majority of the Council. RECOMMENDED ACTION: Remove the Ward 4 representative from the Planning Commission. Continue reading
Santa Ana Police Department
Deceased: Diego Stevan Garcia (27) Santa Ana
On Friday, June 15, 2018 at approximately 12:27 AM, officers from the Santa Ana Police Department responded to the area of 2600 block W. MacArthur Boulevard in regards to a vehicle vs. tree collision with a baby reported to be in the vehicle. OCFA responded and treated the three occupants at the scene.
The male driver, Diego Stevan Garcia, was pronounced deceased shortly thereafter while the female adult and infant passengers were transported by CARE Ambulance to the OC Global Medical Center for treatment of their respective moderate and minor injuries. Continue reading
Santa Ana Police Department
Thursday June 14th, 2018 :: 04:48 p.m. PDT
On Thursday, June 7, 2018 at approx. 2:13 pm, a female was crossing the street, in the sidewalk, south on Orange Ave. at McFadden Avenue. As the woman approached the south side of the intersection, a white van travelling east on McFadden struck the female pedestrian as the driver made a right onto Orange. Continue reading
A Mexican national convicted of rape and a citizen of El Salvador convicted of Voluntary Manslaughter are among the 162 aliens taken into custody earlier this week during a three-day enforcement operation conducted by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) targeting at-large criminal aliens, illegal re-entrants and immigration fugitives, and aliens released back in to the community after detainers filed by ICE with local law enforcement officials were ignored. Continue reading
Case # 09ZF0079
SANTA ANA, Calif. – A jury recommended the death penalty today for a man convicted of murdering five Southern California women between 1986 and 1995. The Orange County District Attorney’s Office is prosecuting a consolidated case on behalf of the Orange, Riverside, and San Diego County victims.
Defendant: Andrew Urdiales, 53
Found guilty by a jury on May 23, 2018, of: Continue reading
(June 12, 2018) – Hearing the voice of the community is key in the Santa Ana Unified School District, the largest K-12 school district in Orange County serving nearly 50,000 students. “It’s important for us to let our families and community members know that their voice matters, so we are creating more opportunities for those dialogues to happen,” said Valerie Amezcua, President of the Santa Ana Unified School District Board of Education.
One of those new opportunities for the District to connect with the community is a “Meet and Greet” on Thursday, June 21, 2018, between 5:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. at the Valley High School Gymnasium, located at 1801 South Greenville Street, Santa Ana. Continue reading
Statewide EBT Outage Scheduled for Saturday, June 23 through Sunday, June 24
Orange County, CA – The state of California is transitioning to a new Electronic Benefit Transfer (EBT) Vendor on June 30, 2018. Because of this transition, a statewide 24-hour EBT outage and black-out period is scheduled from Saturday, June 23, 2018 beginning at 11 p.m. until Sunday, June 24, 2018 at 11:00 p.m. During this outage, cardholders will not be able to access their EBT food or cash benefits. EBT cardholders are encouraged to plan ahead for their shopping needs. Continue reading
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Case # 18WF1349
Date: June 13, 2018
SANTA ANA, Calif. – A man was charged today with carjacking, robbing, and assaulting a Lyft driver in Garden Grove.
Defendant: Luis Alberto Zaragoza, 27, Garden Grove
Charged today with the following felony counts: Continue reading
Santa Ana Police Department
Requesting Media And Public Assistance To Identify
Santa Ana Police Detectives are looking for suspect who exposed himself to a young female after breaking into her home.
- County directive to expedite 11 housing projects for the $70.5 million MHSA funding allocation
- Unveiled the Housing Funding Strategy to develop 2,700 housing units
- Declaration from the County to receive approximately $15.5 million in state Emergency Homelessness Aid Block grants
Santa Ana, Calif. (June 12, 2018) – Today the Orange County Board of Supervisors approved a County directive to expedite 11 housing projects in the pipeline for Mental Health Services Act (MHSA) funding, unveiled a Housing Funding Strategy to develop 2,700 housing units and paved the way to receive approximately $15.5 million in state Emergency Homelessness Aid Block Grant funding by declaring a Homeless Shelter Crisis.
“Today’s board action represents ongoing progress to leverage state resources to meet local objectives. Our continued goal is to build a system of care, in collaboration with our city partners, that is responsive to the needs of homeless individuals in helping them transition out of homelessness,” said Chairman Andrew Do, First District Supervisor. Continue reading
School is out and everyone is looking forward to enjoying an unforgettable summer full of fun and games among friends and family. In the City of Santa Ana, CA, all of the students receive meals each school day at no charge. Unfortunately, many young children are at risk of experiencing food insecurity during the summer. The summer time can be a challenging time to find adequate nutritious meals as offered during the regular school year. Continue reading