Free seasonal flu shots will be available to individuals age 3 and older. Services are limited and will be provided on a first come, first serve basis. Continue reading
Come out and help beautify Santa Ana on Saturday, Oct. 7. Santa Ana City Councilman Juan Villegas, who represents Ward 5, and Orange County Supervisor Andrew Do, who represents the First District, are teaming up to host a Graffiti Paint Out and Community Clean up Day on Oct. 7.
This event will be held at Cesar Chavez Campesino Park which is located at 3225 West 5th St., in Santa Ana, from 9 a.m. to 12 noon. Continue reading
Art is a 30 year Santa Ana resident of experience in occupational safety and over 8 years of experience in risk control for both insurance brokers and carriers. Art has also served as an Adjunct Professor at Cerritos College for over 13 years. Continue reading
At the Board of Supervisor’s Meeting Tuesday, Santa Ana resident Flor Roman was appointed by Supervisor Andrew Do to the Assessment Appeals Board No. 3.
Flor Roman was born and raised in Mexico City, where she received her Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration before immigrating to the United States in 1990. Flor has had extensive experience in the financial and real estate fields. In 1995, Roman joined Maxwell Real Estate in Santa Ana and obtained her Real Estate Broker’s License. In 1999, Roman acquired Maxwell Real Estate and changed the name to Roman Realtors & Financial Services, Inc., where she now serves Orange, Riverside and San Bernardino Counties, with the same enthusiasm, dedication, and professionalism that has helped propel her to great heights in the real estate industry. Continue reading
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County Approves Plan to Help Homeless on the Riverbed
On Tuesday, the Board of Supervisors (Board) approved the homeless ad-hoc committee’s proposal to create a six month pilot program, which is designed to position the County as the lead in providing the Continuum of Care services needed to assist our citizens out of homelessness.
The homeless ad-hoc committee consisting of Supervisor Do and Supervisor Spitzer proposed this pilot program as a step towards a comprehensive plan to end homelessness, especially in encampments around the County. Continue reading
Notice regarding Communication Linkage Forum (Com-Link) General Meeting – Thursday, May 25, 2017
Orange County Supervisor Andrew Do, who represents the First District (which includes Santa Ana) will be speaking at the next meeting of the Communication Linkage Forum (Com-Link) about the County’s effort to address homelessness in our city and in the County.
The Com-Link meeting is set for Thursday, May 25, 2017 at 7:00 pm at the Santa Ana Police Department in the Community Room – 60 Civic Center Plaza (on Boyd Way from W. Civic Center Drive), Santa Ana. Parking will be validated. Continue reading
A vacancy on the Orange County Veterans Advisory Committee has been filled by Marine Corp Veteran Mario Munoz, appointed by Supervisor Andrew Do. Munoz will represent the First District of Orange County on the committee.
Mario Munoz is a post-9/11 Veteran and Orange County native that served in both Operation Enduring Freedom and Operation Iraqi Freedom. He attended Santa Ana High School, Santa Ana College, and California State Dominguez Hills for Ecology and Environmental Science. Continue reading
The absentee ballots were sent to Santa Ana voters this week. So now it is time to vote! This is an important local election as the City Council majority is at stake. Our current City Council majority is trying to fool the voters into giving them a 700% raise via Measure PP. Needless to say we oppose Measure PP. If anything our City Council deserves less of our tax money, not more. Vote No on Measure PP!
Santa Ana City Council Election: Continue reading
October 13, 2016
Contact: Molly O’Brien, Larson Communications, (703) 863 – 8773
MAGNOLIA PUBLIC SCHOOLS CELEBRATES OPENING OF FIRST STEAM-FOCUSED K-12 PUBLIC SCHOOL IN SANTA ANA
Demand for the new school far exceeded original projection and rising enrollment numbers reveal high-demand for STEAM-based school in region
Santa Ana – Parents, students, teachers, Orange County Supervisor Andrew Do and the greater Santa Ana community will come together Friday, Oct. 14, 2016 in a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the new Magnolia Science Academy (MSA) Santa Ana campus—a state-of-the-art facility funded by $17.4 million from the State of California. About 645 students have enrolled in the first K-12 STEAM-focused public school in Santa Ana—115 students more than original expectations—and there is also a waiting list. The Santa Ana campus is one of the 10 schools in the high-performing Magnolia Public Schools network in Southern California. Continue reading
Supervisor Andrew Do: Rising Mental Health Hospitalizations, Declining Prenatal Care Demand County Solutions
Orange County Children’s Partnership Publishes 2016 Report on “Conditions of Children in Orange County”
(Santa Ana, California) — Orange County Supervisor Andrew Do is calling for the county to take action to address rising mental health hospitalization rates and declining prenatal care, based on new findings published in the 2016 Report on the Conditions of Children in Orange County.
The 22nd annual report, which was released Tuesday, offers a comprehensive assessment of the health, education, and safety of the county’s 840,000 children. Continue reading
(Santa Ana, California) — When it comes to tackling homelessness, Orange County isn’t resting on its laurels.
One week after delivering on Supervisor Andrew Do’s promise to open a new homeless shelter within 30 days, the Orange County Board of Supervisors has tapped $1.2 million in state emergency grant funding for homeless shelters and rapid re-housing programs. Continue reading
Orange County Supervisor Andrew Do is hosting a Town Hall meeting on Oct. 15, 2016 about Homelessness, from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the County of Orange, located at 333 W. Santa Ana Blvd., in Santa Ana.
In the past year, Orange County has taken major steps to help the homeless and end the cycle of poverty:
• Appointed a New Homeless Czar to Cut Red Tape
• Supported Housing Assistance for Homeless Veterans
• Opened an Emergency Shelter in Santa Ana
• Improved Patient Access to Mental Health Programs
• Broke Ground on the County’s First Year-Round Shelter Continue reading
Homelessness: Supervisor Andrew Do asks for public’s support for 300-bed homeless shelter
At Tuesday’s meeting, OC to consider $1.4 million contract with Midnight Mission to run 300-bed shelter with 24-7 security
(Santa Ana, California)— Orange County Supervisor Andrew Do is presenting for public input his ambitious plan to turn an abandoned bus terminal into a homeless shelter — within 30 days.
On Tuesday, the Orange County Board of Supervisors will vote on a $1.4 million contract with Midnight Mission to run a 300-bed homeless shelter with round-the-clock security as well as job training services, permanent housing options, health care, mental health services, substance abuse treatment and veteran assistance services. Continue reading
Orange County Approves $8 Million in Housing for Homeless, Selects Mercy House to Run Shelter
(Santa Ana, California) — Orange County is taking action on homelessness.
Just one week after adopting Supervisor Andrew Do’s plan to transform a Santa Ana bus terminal into a transitional homeless shelter, the Orange County Board of Supervisors has approved $8 million to provide housing for people who currently living on the streets or at risk of becoming homeless. Continue reading
Homelessness: Orange County Approves Supervisor Andrew Do’s Plan to Turn Bus Terminal into Transitional Homeless Shelter
(Santa Ana, California)— At a special meeting of the Orange County Board of Supervisors, a unanimous board approved Supervisor Andrew Do’s plan to turn the Santa Ana Transit Terminal into a transitional homeless shelter.
“Our community is tired of talk; Orange County wants action,” said Orange County Supervisor Andrew Do, who has made tackling homelessness his primary focus during his eighteen months on the board. “By turning this transit terminal into a homeless shelter, we are creating a safe place to help Orange County’s homeless get off the streets and onto a productive path.” Continue reading