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Santa Ana's top news & views blog

O.C. Sheriff Barnes rips a Judge’s orders regarding use of waist restraints

Statement from Sheriff Don Barnes on Recent Court Ruling Concerning Court Security On Monday Orange County Superior Court Judge Kathleen Roberts issued an order prohibiting the use of waist restraints for all inmates who are transported to Orange County courthouses and held in Sheriff operated holding cells. The order represents significant judicial overreach and a…

The City of Santa Ana is offering free sandbags during the rain

The City of Santa Ana is offering free sandbags to residents and businesses during winter storms and rain events. Up to 10 sandbags are available per Santa Ana residence or business location. The self-service sandbag station is available at: City of Santa Ana Corporate Yard 215 S. Center St., Santa Ana Monday – Friday: 7…

The SAUSD has hired Jerry Almendarez as their new Superintendent

Santa Ana Unified School District Board of Education tonight appointed Jerry Almendarez as Superintendent, bringing a three-month nationwide search for a new leader of the 47,000-student District to a close. During the selection and interview process, the Board took into consideration extensive input gathered from parents, staff, students and community members via an online survey,…

A Santa Ana man was arrested for murder also kidnapped a man

Antonio Silva Lopez, 27, a Santa Ana man, was arrested late Monday on suspicion of murder and kidnapping for ransom after dozens of SWAT team officers stormed his home, at the 2500 block of Bristol Street in Santa Ana, and found two kilograms of fentanyl and even a kidnapped man, according to the L.A. Times.…

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