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The Santa Ana City Council opts to shut non-union contractors out of bidding on large public works projects

The Santa Ana City Council has approved Orange County’s first citywide project labor agreement, establishing local hire requirements for construction projects funded by Santa Ana, according to the O.C. Register. This is a completely ridiculous action by our City Council – they have essentially decided to prevent non union contractors from bidding on city multi-trade construction…

OCDA investigator honored for helping to keep kids out of gangs

ORANGE COUNTY DISTRICT ATTORNEY NEWS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Date: August 14, 2017 OCDA INVESTIGATOR KEVIN RUIZ RECEIVES “GOLDEN RULE AWARD” FOR BEING A NON-PROFIT LEADER AND KEEPING YOUTH OUT OF GANGS SANTA ANA, Calif. – Investigator Kevin Ruiz of the Orange County District Attorney’s Office (OCDA) was honored with the “Golden Rule Award” for his…

Man convicted of pimping and pandering a 13-year old girl in Santa Ana

ORANGE COUNTY DISTRICT ATTORNEY NEWS RELEASE Case # 16CF1494 MAN CONVICTED OF HUMAN TRAFFICKING, PIMPING, AND PANDERING 13-YEAR-OLD GIRL IN ORANGE COUNTY *Victim in this case is the youngest filed victim since the HEAT Unit’s establishment in 2013 SANTA ANA, Calif. – A man was convicted today of human trafficking, pimping, and pandering a 13-year-old girl…

The SAPD is targeting drug problems at the California Lodge Motel

City of Santa Ana, Downtown Orange County Community: City of Santa Ana Cracks Down on Illegal Activities at California Lodge Motel SANTA ANA, Calif. — On Tuesday, August 15, 2017, the Santa Ana City Council authorized the City Attorney’s Office to initiate an action under the Drug Den Abatement Act against the Santa Ana California…