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Are you interested in serving on a Santa Ana Board or commission?

The Santa Ana City Council is seeking volunteers interested in serving on the following Boards and Commissions that have vacancies and expired terms: Art and Culture Commission (Ward 4, Mayoral representative Positions) Community Redevelopment and Housing Commission (Ward 4, Mayoral, Senior Section 8 Tenant Representative Positions) Environmental and Transportation Advisory Committee (Ward 4, Mayoral, Hispanic…

The Costa Mesa Police are conducting a DUI and Driver’s License Checkpoint on Friday night

COSTA MESA, Calif. – The Costa Mesa Police Department (CMPD) will be conducting a driving under the influence (DUI) and driver’s license checkpoint on Friday, Sept. 20, 2019, from 8:00 p.m. to 2:30 a.m. within the city limits. DUI Checkpoints like this one are placed in locations based on collision statistics and frequency of DUI…

The SAPD is searching for a convicted transient who assaulted his ex-girlfriend

On 08/21/19, wanted suspect Ruben Torres, age 30, physically assaulted his ex-girlfriend. The assault occurred in the area of Fairview/Trask, near the Chevron Gas station. Torres pulled the victim to the ground, grabbed her by the hair and dragged her for approximately 20 feet. He proceeded to punch her in the face, head, back, and…

Conviction of man who stabbed and killed a Santa Ana concertgoer overturned

A state appeals court has overturned the conviction of Juan Angel Rivera, who stabbed a fellow concertgoer, 23-year-old Nathan Alfaro, to death during a punk show at a now defunct Santa Ana club, Underground DTSA, according to the O.C. Register. Rivera was sentenced to 11 years in prison, in 2017, after he was found guilty…

Bacerra for Ward 4

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