On Wednesday, the Asian-inspired coffee and teahouse Macchiato opened its first location in Orange County at 1935 E 17th St., in Santa Ana, next to Gold’s Gym. OC Board of Supervisors Chairman Andrew Do’s office congratulated owner Jason Tsai and manager Paris Zhang with a certificate of recognition for the occasion. Continue reading
City of Santa Ana, Downtown Orange County
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EXPERIENCE THE DIFFERENCE AT YOUR ORANGE COUNTY MARKET PLACE
GRAND REOPENING MARCH 31
Costa Mesa, CA – Experience the Difference at your new Orange County Market Place during its Grand Reopening on Saturday, March 31, 2018. Spectra, managers of the OC Market Place, are hosting this free community gathering and relaunch event from 8AM to 3PM.
The Grand Reopening includes a full day of activities featuring a ribbon cutting supported
by the Costa Mesa Chamber of Commerce followed by a performance by the Costa Mesa High School Band. The day is dedicated to the Orange County community with a fundraiser and live entertainment event, Taste of the Arts, supporting the Community Outreach Alliance. COA artists will perform on the stage in the South Event Space and host art installations and experiences, alongside a car show with the Cadillac Kings Car Club. Continue reading
In 1957, the husband and wife team of Roy and Fay Knowlton, together with Gene Wood, started a restaurant called Knowl-Wood at the old Orangewood Ranch in Anaheim, according to their Facebook page.
The company has remaining locations Anaheim Hills, Irvine and a cafe at the Santa Ana Zoo.
Simply Sweet Cakes is now open in Santa Ana, at 2128 N Tustin Ave., Ste A. They offer freshly made cakes, cupcakes, pastries and coffee. They specialize in custom cakes, cookies, pastries and sweet treats for any event!
They will be having a Grand Opening on March 31st. There will be free samples to try out along with a free cupcake with $5 purchase on Grand Opening day. There will also be a $1 raffle to win a $50 cake for any day of the winner’s choosing. Continue reading
City of Santa Ana
Part-time, and night shift opportunities available with Amazon. Requirements: (1) Must be at least 18 years old, and (2) High School Diploma or equivalent. Continue reading
Superior Grocers Fined for Workers’ Comp Violations, Second Investigation by the State of California Ongoing
Janitorial watchdog uncovers massive wage theft at Southern California grocery chain
LOS ANGELES—The state of California has cited and fined Superior Grocers and its janitorial subcontractor for violating a workers’ compensation law and a second investigation into wage theft is ongoing.
Investigators for the Maintenance Cooperation Trust Fund, a janitorial industry watchdog that has found $70 million in unpaid wages in the past 20 years, first uncovered rampant and systemic wage theft at the Southern California grocery chain that has 45 stores. Continue reading
ALDI, one of America’s Favorite Grocery Stores*, Opens First Alhambra and Santa Ana Stores on November 30
ALDI Investing $3.4 Billion to Increase Store Count to 2,500 by 2022
Moreno Valley, CA – On November 30, ALDI, one of America’s favorite grocery stores*, will offer Alhambra and Santa Ana residents a fresh, new shopping experience as it opens its first Alhambra and Santa Ana stores, located at 2121 W. Main Street, Alhambra, CA 91801 and 2830 S. Bristol Street, Santa Ana, CA 92704. The Alhambra and Santa Ana stores are part of the aggressive $3.4 billion investment plan ALDI recently announced to expand to 2,500 stores nationwide by the end of 2022. ALDI currently has more than 1,600 stores in 35 states, serving more than 40 million customers each month. Continue reading
SANTA ANA OLIVE GARDEN GENERAL MANAGER RECEIVES NATIONAL RECOGNITION
Carlos Infantas Selected from 800+ Leaders to Receive Prestigious Status
SANTA ANA, Calif. – Carlos Infantas, General Manager of the Olive Garden in Santa Ana, has achieved parent company Darden Restaurants’ Diamond Club status. He was recognized this year for his commitment to delivering guest experiences at the highest level, while making a difference in the lives of guests and team members, as well as in his community.
“When guests walk through the doors of the Santa Ana Olive Garden, they feel like part of our family thanks to leaders like Carlos,” said Dave George, President of Olive Garden. “His passion for hospitality and creating a vibrant team member culture make him an incredible asset to both the Santa Ana community and Olive Garden family.” Continue reading
City of Santa Ana
Santa Ana, CA – At last night’s Council meeting, the Santa Ana City Council passed a resolution of support for the development and growth of local worker cooperatives, becoming the first city in Orange County to formally support worker cooperatives. Worker cooperatives are businesses owned and operated by their workers.
These businesses provide local goods and services, stable jobs for residents, and offer new economic opportunities for lower income workers in the City. In addition, worker cooperatives enable workers in the community to gain important business and leadership skills, as well as assists individuals with significant barriers to employment. Continue reading
There is a new business in Santa Ana called Joseph + James. They are an in home men’s outfitter. Much like a lot of the online subscription models they bring clothing to the homes of their customers to try out without having to go to a retail store, the difference is that they provide a free stylist and they have all of our inventory available to tailor the experience as well as make it easy to find the pieces the customer really likes with out the hassle of having to send things back.
In addition to this service they are also planning to open a brick and mortar location downtown Santa Ana. Continue reading
The MainPlace Mall took two more hits this week as Olive Garden announced that they are closing the restaurant they have had at that mall for over 25 years, and the clothing store Chico’s also closed down this week, according to the O.C. Register.
The good news is that the Olive Garden is staying in Santa Ana – they are literally moving across the street from the MainPlace Mall to the City Place, where they are taking over the vacancy that was left when McCormick & Schmick’s closed that location five years ago. Continue reading
For Immediate Press Release
Santa Ana, CA – Nov.21, 2016 – Black Friday has always been about big box retail establishments sharing the biggest deals of the season but in 2016 Downtown Santa Ana will provide an eclectic, easy going and interesting approach to Black Friday while offering customers tons of shopping fun. For example, our Downtown Santa Ana Black Friday will be topped off with a whole roasted pig by Chef Ross at the grand opening of Mix Mix Kitchen Bar where carvings and cocktails will be handed out to the whole community. Continue reading