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“Zoofari Safari” gala tickets now on sale; Sponsorships available

The Friends of Santa Ana Zoo (FOSAZ), a non-profit organization, is pleased to announce its 27th annual gala fundraising event, “Zoofari Safari,” taking place Saturday, August 24 from 5:30 pm to 11 pm at the Santa Ana Zoo in Prentice Park, located at 1801 East Chestnut Avenue in Santa Ana. Throughout the fundraiser guests are…

Celebrate Santa Ana’s 150th birthday at a Street Breakfast on July 28

In honor of the City of Santa Ana’s 150th birthday, you are invited to partake in a re-enlivening of the Santa Ana Historic Street Breakfast, a civic tradition that dates back to 1928 on Sunday, July 28th from 9 am to 1 pm in Downtown Santa Ana (4th/Spurgeon). Join us for GIGANTIC ENTERTAINMENT, homemade chilaquiles,…

This week’s Cochino List includes Olmos Market

The OC Health Care Agency has released a list of the eateries (including restaurants, caterers and even school kitchens) that they inspected and shut down for the week of July 12 to July 19. Most of these eateries reopen pretty quickly after the health inspectors determine their issues have been resolved. Olmos Market, 1212 S.…

An SAPD cop was filmed while apparently getting a hand job in his squad car

On the afternoon of April 10, a black-and-white patrol car pulled up along the train tracks by the Allan Company Recycling facility in Santa Ana. According to a cell phone video provided by an unnamed source, an SPD police officer cleared the area of homeless people around 2 p.m. before parking by a wall, according…