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Santa Ana's top news & views blog

All the candidates who have filed to run for the Santa Ana City Council or for Mayor this November

I am encouraged by how many candidates have pulled papers to run for the Santa Ana City Council this November. This will be a very different election as the current pandemic will prevent candidates from walking door to door. Because this is a Presidential election we can also expect a higher voter turnout than usual.…

Temporary closure of the Southbound SR-55 connector to the I-405 to start on 8/7

The Southbound SR-55 Freeway Ramp Connector at I-405 will be closed for the whole weekend so that Caltrans crews can complete the Continuous Reinforcement Concrete Pavement (CRCP) for the Southbound SR-55 connector to I-405 that ties-into the Orange County/Santa Ana Airport. To accommodate this work, the closure will be from Friday, August 7, 2020 starting…

The Santa Ana City Council will discuss spending COVID-19 related funds totaling $28.6M

The Santa Ana City Council will have a Special Meeting at 4 p.m. today, Aug. 4, 2020. The meeting will start with a closed session. An open session will follow for a single agenda item – the appropriation of $28.6 million of federal CARES Act money allocated from the State and approval of the proposed…

A man has been sexually assaulting women at the Santiago Creek trail

Orange, Calif. – On July 25, 2020, at approximately 4:10 p.m., a female adult was walking on the Santiago Creek trail near Tustin Street and La Veta Avenue. The male suspect grabbed the victim and pulled her into an alcove. The victim broke free and the suspect fled on a bicycle. On August 2, 2020,…

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